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  • Who No-Showed the $1 Million Big One for One Drop World Series of Poker Event?
    cloudinary_imgSasha Salinger brings your 888 Update on Day 2 of the $1 Million Big One for One Drop World Series of Poker tournament. Two players forfeited their $50,000 registration fee by no-show ing the event and anther big name is surprisingly missing from the field. Sasha also exposes which big name poker player left in a huff after busting the prestigous $1 million Big One.  Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ Linkedin   ...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 07:18 PM

  • How David Einhorn is Playing the $1 Million One Drop Poker Tournament
    cloudinary_imgDavid Einhorn is one of 9 players remaining in the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop World Series of Poker tournament. First place is $10 million. Friend and poker player Jonathan Little has been on the rail of the event watching hands and coaching Einhorn through the event. What will David Einhorn do with the $10 million first place prize? Johnathan Little tells us! To find out more information about Serv...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 07:03 PM

  • The FINAL Chainsaw Report: Kessler Praises Poker Player Ben Yu
    cloudinary_imgNormally, the Chainsaw Report is Allen Kessler's outlet to rant about tournament structure and other grievances in poker. For the finale episode of The Chainsaw Report World Series of Poker: Season 2, Kessler praises several poker players and talks about who he finds to be the best players in poker. Check out Global Poker, the fastest growing online poker site in the US and Canada: http://globalpoker.com  Share...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 07:03 PM

  • Jason Koon Winning Over $11 MILLION in One Year!
    cloudinary_imgPokerNews catches Jason Koon on the first break of Day 2 of the $1 Million Big One for One Drop. Jason Koon has cashed for over $11 million since August 2017. What has he changed about his game? Is he grinding away online? What is the secret to improving his game? Jason discusses how he balances poker and his life outside of poker while still remaining one of the best poker players in the world.  Share: Faceboo...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 03:46 PM

  • Adrian Mateos Eliminates David Peters in the $1 Million One Drop Poker Tournament
    cloudinary_imgAdrian Mateos takes an early chip lead in the $1 Million One Drop WSOP Tournament by busting poker player David Peters. Mateos explains the action of the hand and how he accumulated so many chips in the early levels of this high buy in tournament. With David Peters out of the tournament, Mateos is one step closer to adding yet another high roller win onto his poker resume.  Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ Linke...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 05:45 PM

  • Dominik Nitsche Explains his Ideal Field for the $1 Million
    cloudinary_img888poker ambassador Dominik Nitsche won the $100K Big One of One Drop back in November. He tells PokerNews how his mindset differs between the $100Ks and this prestigious $1 million Big One for One Drop at the World Series of Poker. Playing the high rollers consistently gives Nitsche insight into how his opponents tend to play. With 23 players currently in the field, Nitsche explains who he's looking out for an...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 03:24 PM

  • Why did the $1 Million Buy-In WSOP Poker Tournament Start Late?
    cloudinary_imgThe last event of the 2018 World Series of Poker has just begun! The Big One for One Drop $1 Million Buy In poker tournament promises one player will take home millions of dollars. A portion of the buy in will go to the One Drop Foundation which provides clean water to communities all over the world. The Big One for One Drop already has some of poker's biggest names in the field including Daniel Negreanu, Phil...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 02:51 PM

  • John Cynn Wins 2018 WSOP Main Event for $8,800,000
    cloudinary_imgAfter 10 hours of heads up play against Tony Miles, John Cynn captured the most coveted prize in poker and is the 2018 WSOP Main Event champion. He opens up about the experience, the fatigue and of course, the last hand of the night. For more on 888poker click here: https://www.888poker.com/ For more on the Main Event Click here: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/  Share: Facebook Twitte...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 06:26 AM

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  • John Cynn Wins 2018 WSOP Main Event for $8.8 Million!
    cloudinary_img When you once outlast over 6,700 players and finish 11th in the $10,000 WSOP Main Event, you might think you've used up all of your poker run good once and for all.Not John Cynn. He was just taking out a small withdrawal. The 33-year-old Indianapolis native astounded the poker world last night in Las Vegas by winning the 2018 WSOP Main Event Championship for $8.8 million - just two years after his 11th-pl...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 02:28 AM

  • Live, Online Satellites Hitting Full Speed for 2018 Battle of Malta
    cloudinary_img The Battle of Malta 2018 is still a few months away but seats are already being filled at a blistering pace.Not only are package sales booming, live satellite winners have begun to secure their heavily discounted seats in the low buy-in event of the year. At least 6 happy satellite winners secured their spot in the €1m Battle of Malta Main Event at the recent European Poker Series (EPS) stop at Casino Cirsa...

    Wed, 6 Jun 2018, 06:29 AM

  • Schedule, Structures Released for $1m 2018 Battle of Malta!
    cloudinary_img Each year of its existence the Battle of Malta has shattered its record for both entries and prize pool set the year before.Expect the same (and more) for 2018. We're still six months out from the shuffle up and deal for the 2018 Battle of Malta but it's already shaping up to smash its all-time records for entries and buy-ins yet again - the 7th consecutive time that would happen. Pre-sales of all-inclusive p...

    Mon, 30 Apr 2018, 08:01 AM

  • Battle of Malta Back in 2018 w/ €1,000,000 GTD Main Event!
    cloudinary_img More money, new ownership, new location, new dates.Europe’s best low buy-in live poker tournament is back and it's bigger and better than ever before. The Battle of Malta – awarded “Best Low Buy-in Tournament in Europe” in 2015 – will return in 2018 for its seventh edition. What’s New in 2018? More Money! For the first time the Battle of Malta main event will have a €1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool of! That’...

    Mon, 12 Mar 2018, 06:14 AM

  • £120,000 GTD for 888poker Live London Kick Off at Aspers
    cloudinary_img With big events like the WPT Deepstacks Berlin, the PCA and the Aussie Millions in progress, it already looks like an amazing poker year is in store for 2018.When the first week of February rolls around 888poker joins the fray with its first London Poker Festival at the Aspers Casino. It’s a 4-day event with £120,000 guaranteed and a £440 Main Event buy-in. If you’re a low- or mid-stakes player who li...

    Tue, 9 Jan 2018, 06:40 AM

  • Jacobson Wins Whale, Volcano in 1st Week on 888poker
    cloudinary_img Champions gonna champion.Less than a month after the 2014 World Series of Poker Champion was signed by 888poker, he’s already causing a stir. The ink on his contract is barely dry but Martin Jacobson has already won his new sponsor’s most prestigious weekly event. Martin Jacobson Takes Down Whale Last Sunday the signature 888poker Sunday Whale was played as a special $1,050 buy-in edition with a guaranteed...

    Mon, 8 Jan 2018, 06:36 AM

  • WSOP Champion Martin Jacobson Signs with Team 888Poker
    cloudinary_img 2018 has arrived and 888poker has apparently made the resolution to keep firing on all cylinders.Just weeks after signing rising Brazilian star Vivian Saliba – winner of the last 888poker Ladies Event in London – they’ve now added one of the biggest names in poker to the 888 pro roster. 2014 World Series of Poker champion Martin Jacobson is now a member of Team 888poker and together they have big plans to...

    Thu, 4 Jan 2018, 07:47 AM

  • 888poker Jackpotland Spins Until Dec. 31; Win $100k a Day!
    cloudinary_img Free spins. Free tournaments. Prizes with every spin.If you've yet to have a go at 888poker's Jackpotland Wheel of Fortune, it's not too late. You've still got to the end of the year to take advantage of free spins and tournament tickets and, if you're lucky, reel in up to $100,000 in cash. In fact three free tickets are waiting for you right now. $100k Every Day! First things first: If you already...

    Thu, 21 Dec 2017, 12:14 PM

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  • Pubs to get greater share of pokies under rule change
    A long-standing arrangement splitting Victoria's poker machines evenly between pubs and clubs has been quietly axed, with the Andrews government allocating 414 lapsed pokies licences from clubs to what anti-gambling groups say is the more aggressive pubs sector. From 2022, pub operators including the Woolworths majority-owned ALH Group will hold 51.5 per cent of Victoria's 27,372 poker machine entitlements and the state's clubs will hold 48.5 per cent, according to a legal amendment struck by Ga...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 05:13 PM

  • 35% cash back on busted deposits this weekend at Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Casino
    This weekend, Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Casino are giving 35% instant cash back to players that bust a deposit playing any of their real-money slots from Worldmatch. Anyone that plays Worldmatch slots this weekend without winning can ask for 35% of their last deposit to be refunded.

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 12:27 PM

  • Thousands stolen from Bundanoon pub pokies while patrons slept
    Do you recognise this man? Police are seeking information regardng the break-in at Bundanoon Hotel last weekend. Photo: Southern Highlands Police Police said that a man broke into the pub just after 3am on Sunday, gaining access to the venue through the common area between the hotel section and accommodation, where almost 50 patrons were sound asleep.

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 07:49 AM

  • Roundup: The World Cup Was Incredible; World Series of Poker Winner...
    Roundup: The World Cup Was Incredible; World Series of Poker Winner Gets $8.8 Million; and the Social Media Mob Made a Mistake Roundup: The World Cup Was Incredible; World Series of Poker Winner Gets $8.8 Million; and the Social Media Mob Made a Mistake Podcast: Why I'd take Jimmy Butler over Kawhi Leonard next year if I'm the Lakers; in-the-moment thoughts on the Chicago Bulls signing of Jabari Parker; NFL futures bets you're going to love; and why you should focus on incremental gains in life,...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 08:09 PM

  • News
    The 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Hotel and Casino main event drew a field of 2,180 total entries, with 53 day 2 direct entries. The prize pool swelled to $675,023 as a result of the massive turnout, blowing away the $500,000 guarantee.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 10:54 AM

  • Man forced to live in car to escape violent and controlling girlfriend
    A man claims he has been forced to live in his car to escape the violent and controlling ex-partner he moved to Hull to be with. Robin Cozens, 59, moved to England from the U.S. five years ago after he met the woman online playing poker.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 06:06 AM

  • More
    Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 01:17 AM

  • Former MLB Star Jeff Conine to Host 7th Celebrity Poker Tournament At ...
    Former MLB Star Jeff Conine to Host 7th Celebrity Poker Tournament At Hard Rock to Benefit JDCH - Watch or Play! The Jeff Conine Celebrity Poker Classic is a night of fun and philanthropy, with an opportunity for attendees to take home more than $30,000 in cash and prizes. Best of all, it will improve the lives of children and families coping with serious medical issues.

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 08:55 PM

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  • Frank Scoblete - Superstition and intuition
    FROM ANTHONY: I had a great feeling about a sporting event. The team I felt would win was a big underdog. So I was walking down the block (I live in a big city) and I said to myself that if I saw a red car by the time I count to ten I will place a bet on the team. Wouldn’t you know it but by the count of five a red car came around the corner. The...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • Gary Trask - Top 10 facts, figures and observations from the WSOP Main Event final table
    LAS VEGAS -- With another year of World Series of Poker coverage in the rear view mirror, it’s time to clean out the notebook and my poker-fatigued brain with 10 observations, facts and figures from a week in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.10. Casino City alum cashes inpic.twitter.com/LigVAG3F37— Dan Podheiser (@danpodheiser) July...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • Gary Trask - A misunderstood Dyer opens up after third-place exit at WSOP Main Event final table
    LAS VEGAS – Maybe it was the just-rolled-out-of-bed hair. Or was it the black-rimmed glasses and monotone manner in which he continually answered reporters’ questions? Oh, and let’s not forget the now infamous sky-blue sweatshirt with a dinosaur holding a bouquet of balloons.Whatever the case, Michael Dyer was clearly not a fan favorite the last...

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • John Grochowski - Back-to-back jackpots
    When I've relayed readers' stories of back-to-back jackpots, they've generally focused on big wins. A thousand dollars for a video poker royal flush qualifies; $2.50 for three bars on a three-reel slot or $1.25 that just covers your bet for a pair of jacks, not so much.Nikki, an East Coast reader, e-mailed to ask if small progressives would do....

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • John Marchel - The 10 don'ts in the casino
    Some of the best experts about gambling can be found here at Casino City Times – Gaming Gurus. Name a game and you can find a couple of experts who will tell you all about it. Got a question? You will find an answer here. Some will walk you through a game step by step, others will give you a simple positive answer to your question. This site and...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • Gary Trask - Cordial atmopshere at WSOP Main Event final table is a welcome change for players
    LAS VEGAS -- It was about 15 minutes before the World Series of Poker Main Event final table began play on Friday night when a Tony Miles supporter approached Joe Cada and gave him a big hug.“Thanks for stopping by, and good luck to Tony,” a smiling Cada said to the woman as she walked away.Moments later, just as the cards were about to go in the...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • Dan Ippolito - Casino City’s Friday Five: 2018 WSOP Main Event edition
    The World Cup is coming to a close with Croatia taking on France in the final on Sunday. However, as the week has gone on, the focus has shifted to the World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The 49th Main Event is down to the final six players and closing in on crowning a champion. There was also a WSOP record that...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

  • Gary Trask - Miles dashes Cada's bid for second WSOP Main Event crown
    LAS VEGAS -- By maneuvering through the second-largest World Series of Poker Main Event field in history and making it to a second final table, Joe Cada was on the precipice of etching his name even further in the poker history books when he arrived at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Friday night.He already became just the second player to win...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 10:00 PM

Gambling News and Gambling Videos
  • Sports Betting Across State Lines
    Sports Betting Across State Lines – With the American sports betting revolution now in full swing, there are some who believe that interstate betting (that is, sports betting across state lines) is soon to be the next big step! However, the Federal Wire Act may have something to say about that. This week’s special offer… The post Sports Betting Across State Lines appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 12:00 PM

  • Ohio Sports Betting Bill Debuts
    Ohio sports betting could become a reality. Two Ohio State Senators drafted a bill that with one sentence begins what is likely to be a high stakes, high volume debate. “It is the intent of the General Assembly to develop and enact legislation legalizing sports wagering,” the bill reads. With that, Senator John Eklund, who… The post Ohio Sports Betting Bill Debuts appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 05:55 AM

  • WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet
    Phil Hellmuth is a polarizing figure in the poker world, he recently courted his share of controversy at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and people celebrate when he is eliminated from the Main Event, but nobody can argue that Hellmuth isn’t one of the greatest tournament poker players of all time. The Poker… The post WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 10:47 AM

  • North Korean Casino?
    Sheldon Adelson is looking to expand his business with a North Korean casino, the mogul himself said during a recent event in Jerusalem. Mr. Adelson, whose net worth is believed to total $43.4 billion as of June 2018, is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality giant Las Vegas Sands Corp.… The post North Korean Casino? appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 07:28 AM

  • Online Gambling Company Introducing “Loss Limits”
    Imagine an online gambling company turning players away because they’ve lost too much money. That will become reality in a few weeks in Aland, a small autonomous island group in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Finland. Aland-based Paf will become the first international online gambling company to introduce a loss limit on September… The post Online Gambling Company Introducing “Loss Limits” appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 11:55 AM

  • New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues
    Monmouth Park, a New Jersey sports book, is suing US sports leagues for more than $150m (€128m) over their part in the blocking of betting in the state over the last four years. Owners of the racetrack named the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional sports leagues, including American football’s NFL, basketball’s NBA and Major… The post New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 06:03 AM

  • The Implications of Online Gambling in the US
    May of 2018 witnessed the ruling in favour of Sports betting in the state of New Jersey, which could have further future implications for online gambling in the US. It is not excluded that such a decision may motivate the US Congress to consider further legislation to regulate sports betting on a national level, a… The post The Implications of Online Gambling in the US appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 01:36 PM

  • Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door
    Interstate Sports Betting? Betting on sporting events across state lines? The Supreme Court’s sports betting decision in Murphy v. NCAA dramatically altered the landscape for sports betting in the United States by declaring that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, States are now free to… The post Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 05:47 AM

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  • WSOP Hit and Run Day 50: Justin Bonomo Leads Final Six in Big One for One Drop; Fedor Holz Second in...
    Justin Bonomo in the driver’s seat of the Big One for One Drop with Fedor Holz among finalists. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run. Big One for One Drop Down to Final Table Justin Bonomo is the chip leader of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop heading into the third and final day on Tuesday. Joining Bonomo at the final table are Fedor Holz, Dan Smith, Rick Salomon and Brian Haverman. With a win in the Big One for One Drop, Bonomo would become the biggest all time mone...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 12:44 PM

  • WSOP Day 49 Hit and Run: Joe Cada Wins 4th Bracelet After Taking Down The Closer; Big One for One Dr...
    Joe Cada closes out the 2018 WSOP with a strong finish. Big One for One Drop draws 27 entries. Find these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run. Joe Cada Wins Another Bracelet After making the 2018 Main Event final table, Joe Cada rebounded by taking down the $1,500 Closer for $612,886 and his 4th career bracelet. In addition to winning the 2009 Main Event, Cada has won two bracelets this year and another in the 2014 $10k No Limit Hold’em 6-handed. “I’ve been running good and deep in every...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 01:49 PM

  • Joe Cada Wins WSOP Closer Event for Fourth Bracelet
    The WSOP Closer event has been won by former WSOP Main Event champion and 2018 fifth place ME finisher Joe Cada. Four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Joe Cada has surpassed $13.5 million in live tournament cash prize winnings. Cada — a Michigan native who won the 2009 WSOP Main Event before finishing fifth in the ME a few days ago — took down the WSOP Closer Event #75 ($1,500 NLHE TURBO) for over $612,000 early Monday morning local time. If I busted the Main Event in 5th place, I woul...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 03:54 AM

  • WSOP Day 48 Hit and Run: John Cynn Wins 2018 WSOP Main Event; Brian Hastings and Ben Yu Become Multi...
    John Cynn is the 2018 WSOP Main Event champion, while Ben Yu and Brian Hastings become multiple bracelet winners in non-Main Event action. Find these stories and more in the Sunday Hit and Run. Latest from the Main Event John Cynn is the 2018 WSOP Main Event Champion, outlasting Tony Miles heads-up in a marathon 10 hour heads-up battle that finished at 5 AM Las Vegas Time. In winning the title, John Cynn takes home the bracelet and $8.8 million, while Tony Miles wins $5 million for his second pl...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 11:33 AM

  • Three Casinos Apply for Pennsylvania iGaming License
    Reports over the weekend confirm that at least three “Main Certificate” holders have applied for a Pennsylvania iGaming license. Parx Casino in Bensalem became the first land-based “Main Certificate” holder in the Keystone State to apply for a Pennsylvania iGaming license, according to a report by Jessica Welman of PlayPennsylvania. Within hours, two other casinos — Mount Airy and the yet-to-be-built Stadium Casino — also submitted their applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Wel...

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 06:33 PM

  • WSOP Day 47 Hit and Run: Cada Falls, Dyer C-Bets, and Deeb Wins Huge
    Michael Dyer relinquished a HUGE chip lead to Tony Miles who now holds command of the Main Event with three left. Joe Cada fell short in 5th place. And Shaun Deeb shipped his second bracelet of the summer. It’s all here in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run. The Latest from the WSOP Main Event We are one day away from a new world champion as the WSOP Main Event final table is down to just three players. Of course everyone seemed to be cheering for Joe Cada heading into play last night. Could...

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 07:41 AM

  • WSOP Day 46 Hit and Run: WSOP Main Event Down to Six with Dyer Leading, Cada Still Alive; PokerStars...
    Michael Dyer leads Main Event while Joe Cada hangs on. PokerStars to reduce number of cash game tables to six. Two players announced to the Poker Hall of Fame. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run. The Latest from the WSOP Main Event The WSOP Main Event final table is down to just six players after the departures of Antoine Labat, Artem Matalidi and Alex Lynskey on Thursday evening. Each of the three players that got knocked out received at least $1 million for their final table...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 12:08 PM

  • Arkansas Casino Petition Efforts Show Rising Gambling Industry Lobbying Costs
    An Arkansas casino petition drive has garnered 96,170 signatures from residents who support two new casinos in Jefferson and Pope counties. This article outlines how the news relates to increased lobbying costs associated with statewide gambling regulatory initiatives. In early July 2018, land-based casino interests in Arkansas submitted 96,170 signed petitions to the state in an effort to prompt election officials to place the issue on this November’s ballot. The proposed amendment is one of th...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 04:10 AM

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  • PokerStars Reveals Summer Schedule in Segregated Markets
    cloudinary_imgOperator to run first ever MicroMillions in Europe and announces the return of MicroSeries in Italy and Summer Series in New Jersey.PokerStars has filled out the summer calendar with big MTT series across all its major markets, announcing microstakes tournament series in Europe and the return of Summer Series in New Jersey. In Poke...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 04:59 AM

  • This Week in Poker Podcasts
    cloudinary_imgThe latest from the Pokerfuse Poker Podcast Directory.Episode 262: Barney Boatman (feat. Josh Miller and Eric Keppler)Read the full article on pokerfuse →cloudinary_img...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 04:54 AM

  • PokerStars to Roll Out Blind Lobby and Limit Cash Game Multi-Tabling in Italy
    cloudinary_imgThe Seat Me” blind lobby system will expand into Italy while a six-table limit on cash games is also trialed.In an attempt to improve the recreational player experience, PokerStars has announced plans to further expand its “Seat Me” blind lobby into the Italian market. Moreover, the company also announced that the Ital...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 04:25 AM

  • Girls! Girls! Girls! Fillies and Mares to Battle in the Delaware Handicap
    cloudinary_imgSaturday’s 9th race at Delaware Park will be the G2 Delaware Handicap. A field of 9 will compete for a $750,000 purse at the classic 1-1/4 mile distance over Delaware Park’s 2 turn dirt course. The Handicap had been run with a G1 tag until this year when it was downgraded to a G2 affair. Get a $100 sign up bonus at twinspires.comRead the...

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 06:53 AM

  • PokerStars to Limit Multi-Tabling at Cash Games to Six Tables
    cloudinary_imgTesting for the new policy starts in Italy on July 17.PokerStars, the worldwide leader in online poker, has announced plans to reduce multi-tabling of regular cash games on its platform to six tables. A test phase for the “major” policy change is set to begin on July 17 in the segregated Italian market. “I understand that this announcement...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 09:07 AM

  • Spartan Poker’s IOPC Set to be India’s Biggest Online Poker Tournament Series
    cloudinary_imgOver $1 million is guaranteed across the ten day festival.India’s online gaming portal The Spartan Poker is back with its flagship tournament series, the Indian Online Poker Championship (IOPC), for its seventh edition. Starting today, the ten-day online festival will carry a guarantee of over 7 Crore Rupees ($1.02 million) making i...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 05:38 AM

  • Industry Trends and Developments in 2018: Live and Online Tournament Series Growth
    cloudinary_imgAn excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s latest report into the state of the online poker industry in 2018.This is an excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s recently published The State of the Online Poker Industry: Summer 2018, our twice-annual snapshot of the industry. It covers key developments over the last six months, upcoming chang...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 08:36 AM

  • India Law Commission Clarifies Online Gambling Position Following Political Backlash
    cloudinary_imgThe Commission reasserts that a complete ban on online gambling is the most desirable outcome despite its own conclusion this is an impractical and unworkable policy.Last week, the Law Commission of India (LCI) submitted a detailed report to the government urging them to legalize and heavily regulate sports betting and gambling. While man...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 05:37 AM

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
  • State gets 5 more sports betting applications
    New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September ...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 05:25 PM

  • Caesars breaks ground on $375 million conference center
    Caesars Entertainment has booked $70 million in business for its new Caesars Forum conference center, even before any work on the project is underway. “That’s just ...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 01:52 PM

  • 5-year labor deal reached between union, 2 Las Vegas casinos
    Two casinos in downtown Las Vegas reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized bartenders, food and cocktail servers and other workers over the weekend. The Culinary Union says the five-year deal covers more than ...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 08:39 AM

Gambling News and Gambling Videos
  • Ohio Sports Betting Bill Debuts
    Ohio sports betting could become a reality. Two Ohio State Senators drafted a bill that with one sentence begins what is likely to be a high stakes, high volume debate. “It is the intent of the General Assembly to develop and enact legislation legalizing sports wagering,” the bill reads. With that, Senator John Eklund, who… The post Ohio Sports Betting Bill Debuts appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 05:55 AM

  • WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet
    Phil Hellmuth is a polarizing figure in the poker world, he recently courted his share of controversy at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and people celebrate when he is eliminated from the Main Event, but nobody can argue that Hellmuth isn’t one of the greatest tournament poker players of all time. The Poker… The post WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 10:47 AM

  • North Korean Casino?
    Sheldon Adelson is looking to expand his business with a North Korean casino, the mogul himself said during a recent event in Jerusalem. Mr. Adelson, whose net worth is believed to total $43.4 billion as of June 2018, is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality giant Las Vegas Sands Corp.… The post North Korean Casino? appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 07:28 AM

  • Online Gambling Company Introducing “Loss Limits”
    Imagine an online gambling company turning players away because they’ve lost too much money. That will become reality in a few weeks in Aland, a small autonomous island group in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Finland. Aland-based Paf will become the first international online gambling company to introduce a loss limit on September… The post Online Gambling Company Introducing “Loss Limits” appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 11:55 AM

  • New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues
    Monmouth Park, a New Jersey sports book, is suing US sports leagues for more than $150m (€128m) over their part in the blocking of betting in the state over the last four years. Owners of the racetrack named the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional sports leagues, including American football’s NFL, basketball’s NBA and Major… The post New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 06:03 AM

  • Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door
    Interstate Sports Betting? Betting on sporting events across state lines? The Supreme Court’s sports betting decision in Murphy v. NCAA dramatically altered the landscape for sports betting in the United States by declaring that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, States are now free to… The post Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 05:47 AM

  • 2018 WSOP Second Biggest in History of Event
    Organizers of the 2018 World Series of Poker have announced that this year’s main event is the second biggest of all time with a huge field of 7,874 players taking their seat at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this week. The impressive figure comfortably beats the 7,221 who took part last… The post 2018 WSOP Second Biggest in History of Event appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 9 Jul 2018, 07:28 AM

  • New Jersey Meadowlands to Begin Take Sports Bets
    The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey, says it plans to start taking sports bets on July 14. The track had previously estimated it might begin taking bets a day later. An opening ceremony is set for that morning, with the first bets placed by invited dignitaries. The track’s sports betting operation will then… The post New Jersey Meadowlands to Begin Take Sports Bets appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 9 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM

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  • WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet
    Phil Hellmuth is a polarizing figure in the poker world, he recently courted his share of controversy at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and people celebrate when he is eliminated from the Main Event, but nobody can argue that Hellmuth isn’t one of the greatest tournament poker players of all time. The Poker… The post WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 10:47 AM

  • 2018 WSOP Second Biggest in History of Event
    Organizers of the 2018 World Series of Poker have announced that this year’s main event is the second biggest of all time with a huge field of 7,874 players taking their seat at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this week. The impressive figure comfortably beats the 7,221 who took part last… The post 2018 WSOP Second Biggest in History of Event appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 9 Jul 2018, 07:28 AM

  • New York Online Poker Fails by Eight Votes
    New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow says he was eight Democrats away from getting the online poker bill put to a vote last week at the end of the state’s legislative session. While admitting that “we didn’t really look at it” in the final weeks as New York online poker took a back seat to a… The post New York Online Poker Fails by Eight Votes appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 2 Jul 2018, 05:55 AM

  • World Poker Tour Heads to Vegas
    World Poker Tour Transforms Season XVII The World Poker Tour is moving all televised final matches for Season XVII to the eSports Arena at the Luxor Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. Vegas was the original home of the World Poker Tour, and the recently completed eSports Arena will host the finals in style. At… The post World Poker Tour Heads to Vegas appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Sat, 23 Jun 2018, 09:44 AM

  • New York Assembly Split Over Online Poker
    Online poker in New York is turning into the legislative version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s literary masterpiece, the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. After a couple of close calls in each of the last two years, Albany lawmakers don’t seem to know if they’re coming or going in 2018. And depending on… The post New York Assembly Split Over Online Poker appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Tue, 12 Jun 2018, 05:55 AM

  • New Jersey Poker Players Ante up for Multistate Gaming
    The Current State of Poker in New Jersey Online poker gaming in New Jersey continues its bull run with impressive earnings in the first half of 2018. Two weeks after month end, New Jersey casinos and online poker rooms release their GGR (Gross Gambling Revenue). The total Internet gambling win by month makes for interesting… The post New Jersey Poker Players Ante up for Multistate Gaming appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 28 May 2018, 05:34 PM

  • Chris Ferguson Shredded by Poker Players for “Apology” Video
    It took Chris “Jesus” Ferguson about seven years to issue a 42-second video apology for the Full Tilt Poker fiasco. Hopefully he wasn’t working on writing it the entire time. Regardless of his motivations, the poker community responded harshly to his attempt at reconciliation. This summer will mark Ferguson’s third year back at the World… The post Chris Ferguson Shredded by Poker Players for “Apology” Video appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 28 May 2018, 04:22 PM

  • American Cross Border $1 Million Online Poker Tournaments
    The impending release date of the shared liquidity on WSOP.com between Delaware, Nevada, and New Jersey resulted in excitement across the markets. May is finally here and WSOP.com coronated the launch with a major online tournament series. The shared liquidity agreement was announced on October 13 and anticipation has been high since then. The shared… The post American Cross Border $1 Million Online Poker Tournaments appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Fri, 11 May 2018, 04:34 PM

Gambling News and Gambling Videos
  • New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues
    Monmouth Park, a New Jersey sports book, is suing US sports leagues for more than $150m (€128m) over their part in the blocking of betting in the state over the last four years. Owners of the racetrack named the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional sports leagues, including American football’s NFL, basketball’s NBA and Major… The post New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 06:03 AM

  • Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door
    Interstate Sports Betting? Betting on sporting events across state lines? The Supreme Court’s sports betting decision in Murphy v. NCAA dramatically altered the landscape for sports betting in the United States by declaring that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, States are now free to… The post Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 05:47 AM

  • New Jersey Meadowlands to Begin Take Sports Bets
    The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey, says it plans to start taking sports bets on July 14. The track had previously estimated it might begin taking bets a day later. An opening ceremony is set for that morning, with the first bets placed by invited dignitaries. The track’s sports betting operation will then… The post New Jersey Meadowlands to Begin Take Sports Bets appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Mon, 9 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM

  • Delaware Sports Betting Explodes in First Month
    The first month of full-scale Delaware sports betting exceeded the state’s expectations and resulted in approximately $1 million in revenue off of more than $7 million wagered in June, according to recently released revenue numbers. Delaware was the first state to begin offering sports betting after the United States Supreme Court ruled in May that… The post Delaware Sports Betting Explodes in First Month appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Fri, 6 Jul 2018, 02:07 PM

  • Bet365 Enters America with New Jersey Deal
    Hard Rock Atlantic City and bet365 Group are partnering up for New Jersey sports betting. According to a correspondence published on the website of the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement, the two parties first signed a letter of intent back on June 19. Neither has confirmed the deal publicly or to PlayNJ. As a matter… The post Bet365 Enters America with New Jersey Deal appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Thu, 5 Jul 2018, 07:12 AM

  • West Virginia Teams with FanDuel for Sports Betting
    West Virginia Lottery Commission Director Alan Larrick has announced that the entity has passed sports betting rules after an emergency meeting that took place last Thursday. The state’s five casinos would be eligible to offer sports betting. “We’re trying to do everything we can to get sports betting available by football season — that’s what… The post West Virginia Teams with FanDuel for Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Fri, 29 Jun 2018, 07:28 AM

  • How to Bet on Golf
    This format is very easy to understand Golf is certainly a great spectator and participation sport. For the golf enthusiasts who follow professional golf religiously, the knowledge you are accumulating could be financially rewarding. How? In fact, golf is great sport upon which to place wagers. If the concept of betting on golf is new… The post How to Bet on Golf appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 27 Jun 2018, 01:01 PM

  • Mississippi Sports Betting Regulations are Close
    Gambling laws may soon be changing in the state of Mississippi following a unanimous vote by the state Gaming Commission that clears the way for the legalization of sports betting. Regulators moved quickly to tweak rules regarding Mississippi sports betting, and speculation exists that gambling on sports could start in July. Recently, the Supreme Court… The post Mississippi Sports Betting Regulations are Close appeared first on This Week in Gambling.

    Wed, 27 Jun 2018, 12:51 PM

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  • Take A Break: Fatigue Takes Over At WSOP Main Event Final Table
    Walking through the convention halls at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker is quite an experience. But if you can’t attend the WSOP, poker fans can enjoy the Main Event broadcast coverage on ESPN and live stream on PokerGO. This past weekend, the Main Event final table took place and a world champion was crowned when 33-year-old John Cynn won the longest heads-up battle (199 hands) in WSOP history and captured the title and $8.8 million. Cynn was awa...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 01:16 PM

  • PokerStars Is Heading To Florida With Two Platinum Passes
    PokerStars announced the return of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) late last year. Additionally, the online poker site announced the inaugural PokerStars Players Championship. The five-day event will precede the extremely popular PCA in January 2019. And the company has been on a mission to give away more than 300 Platinum Passes worth $30,000 each. The Platinum Pass package includes a $25,000 PokerStars Players Championship buy-in plus $5,000 worth of accommodations and spending money.

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 09:24 AM

  • John Cynn Wins 2018 World Series Of Poker Main Event For $8.8 Million
    John Cynn defeated the second-largest World Series of Poker Main Event field of all-time to win $8.8 million early Sunday morning in Las Vegas. The 33-year-old from Indianapolis beat Tony Miles heads up in a record-breaking final table to redeem his 11th-place finish in 2016. Cynn started the tournament as one of 7,874 hopefuls looking to make their stamp on poker history. By the time the 442-hand final table ended, Cynn was running on pure adrenaline after 10 days of play. “It feels very differ...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 06:54 AM

  • Michael Dyer: “The Most Terrifying Person I’ve Ever Played Poker Against”
    Michael ‘The Monster’ Dyer is dominating the World Series of Poker Main Event final table. The nickname comes from his friends Tristen Sweet and a female friend who prefers to be called ‘Mo.’ The pair has known Dyer since 2012 when they met grinding cash games in Las Vegas from the $1/$2 level to where they collectively are now. Sweet is a poker dealer at a major property on the Vegas Strip, and Mo now lives in Colorado. Their vibe fits in with Dyer’s mum table presence. Dyer asked his friends a...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 07:26 PM

  • John Hennigan, Mori Eskandani Newest Members Of Poker Hall Of Fame
    A panel of Hall of Famers and media members have selected poker player John Hennigan and television executive Mori Eskandani as the 2018 inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame. The WSOP announced the selections as the final table of the WSOP Main Event got underway on July 12. Hennigan is an underrated all-time great John Hennigan enters the Hall of Fame in his first year as a finalist. Several notable professionals, including Daniel Negreanu, have called Hennigan the toughest opponent they have...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 07:41 AM

  • Epic Cooler Gives Nicolas Manion Chip Lead At WSOP Main Event Final Table
    With the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event down to just 10 players from the original 7,874, it looked like Michael Dyer would be the overwhelming chip leader going into the nine-handed final table. Dyer held more than 109 million in chips, while his next closest competitor, Antoine Labat, was sitting behind a stack of 51 million. Then one hand changed everything. In a matter of seconds, Nicolas Manion, who is playing in his first WSOP event, went from middle stack to chip leader going into t...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 07:46 AM

  • Phil Hellmuth Extends Bracelet Lead With Record 15th WSOP Win
    Phil Hellmuth collected his record 15th World Series of Poker bracelet on July 11, 2018. He did so in Event #71, a $5,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em turbo tournament with 30-minute blind levels. For his efforts, he collected $485,082. The win pushed his lifetime tournament earnings to just shy of $23 million. He is 12th on the all-time list of tournament cashes. “It’s been three years since I won a bracelet,” Hellmuth told ESPN. “Right now, I’m just in an amazing moment. I’m on cloud nine.” Yes, Ph...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 07:45 AM

  • Five Of The Most Dominant WSOP Main Event Performances In History
    In order to crush the World Series of Poker Main Event, it takes everything you’ve got: skill, luck, guts, luck, intuition, luck and…just a little bit of luck. There have been some amazing Main Event performances over the years. There are players like Ben Lamb, Antoine Saout, and Mark Newhouse, who all improbably made it incredibly deep in multiple years. Ronnie Bardah managed to cash in the Main Event a record five years in a row. 2004 Main Event Champion Greg Raymer finished in 25th place out...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 07:22 AM

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    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 05:00 PM

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  • John Hennigan and Mori Eskandani Inducted to Poker Hall of Fame
    cloudinary_img John Hennigan (left) and Mori Eskandani (right) have been inducted into the prestigious Poker Hall of Fame. The owner of the Hall of Fame, The World Series of Poker, announced last Thursday that the two people shall become their 55th and 56th members for their exclusive club. The 10 finalists were announced earlier this month right after an online nomination procedure. The two men were the lucky ones chosen out...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 03:37 AM

  • 2018 WSOP: Event #75: The Closer - $1,500 NLHE won by Joe Cada for $612,886, gets 4th Career Bracele...
    cloudinary_img Joe Cada may have finished only at 5th place in the Main Event of this year's WSOP (for $2,150,000), but that's probably okay with him because after a few days, he has gotten his fourth career bracelet when he took down Event #75: The Closer - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em for $612,886! It is indeed the perfect ending for Cada's summer. Cada, the Main Event champion in the 2009 WSOP, outlasted a fie...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 03:33 AM

  • 2018 WSOP: Event #78: The Big One for One Drop - Justin Bonomo Leads Final 6
    cloudinary_img The poker player who has made himself super busy during the first half of the year 2018 and has been reaping a lot of cash prizes and recognition for all his hard work is none other than Justin Bonomo, and now the latest achievement that he can potentially put under his name could be that he'll win a summer tournament that is worth $10 million in cash prize. 2018 WSOP's Event #78: The Big One for...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 03:23 AM

  • 2018 WSOP Event #65: $10,000 NLHE Main Event won by John Cynn for $8.8 Million
    cloudinary_img The excitement gets higher as each day passes by at the 2018 WSOP Main Event, because as more and more players get eliminated, then the more difficult it is for the remaining ones to stay afloat in the hopes of finally winning that coveted Main Event championship bracelet as well as the humongous first-place prize money worth more than $8.8 million! Let's take a look at what happened during...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 11:56 PM

  • 2018 WSOP: Event #71: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em won by Phil Hellmuth for $485,082 and 15th Career Brac...
    cloudinary_img It looks like Phil Hellmuth can't stop smiling, because he has finally won the 15th bracelet of his poker career in this year's WSOP Event #71 $5,000 NLHE (30-min levels) and he even has a plump sum of $485,082 to take home to his wife! This is actually the Poker Brat's first bracelet since winning the 2015 WSOP $1,500 Razz and his ninth bracelet overall in a NLHE event. He said after he won, I'm...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 04:30 AM

  • 2018 WSOP Main Event: Day 7 - Final Table Now Set, Joe Cada aims for Second Title
    cloudinary_img The final table has finally been set in the 2018 WSOP $10,000 Main Event World Championship. From a player field of 7,874 entries in total (the 2nd biggest field in the tournament's history), now there are only nine players left to battle it out for the championship gold bracelet and the first place prize money of a whopping $8.8 million. By simply making it to the final table, each of the...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 04:14 AM

  • 2018 WSOP: Event #69: $3,000 PLO 6-Handed won by Ronald Keijzer for $475,033
    cloudinary_img Being able to outlast a field of 901 entries is an achievement done by Ronald Keijzer, who won his very first bracelet and he takes home with him a plump $475,033 payday in Event #69 $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed. Keijzer, a 26-year-old poker pro from Amsterdam, is the fifth Dutch player in WSOP history to win a gold bracelet. The cash player regular was able to overcome a difficult final table...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 11:52 PM

  • 2018 WSOP Main Event: Day 6 - Aram Zobian leads with 41m chips, 26 Players Remain
    cloudinary_img A total of 109 survivors out of the initial 7,874 entries returned to Day 6 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, and all of them are vying for the number one spot that gives them not only a golden bracelet, but also a whopping $8.8 million cash prize! At the end of the day, the 100+ contenders have been narrowed down to 26 hopefuls left, and the one to lead them on this...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 05:33 AM

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  • Is Cryptocurrency the Future of Casinos?
    Which do you think is better to gamble with, regular currency or cryptocurrency? Everyone knows novelty is key if you’re trying to stand out in a saturated market. You want potential customers to feel as though they get a unique experience at your site and, with the recent proliferation of cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin, the connection seems obvious. Start a casino which accepts cryptocurrencies and you’ll soon see your market share shoot up. The novelty is certain to wear off but if the...

    Fri, 6 Jul 2018, 02:22 AM

  • What Are The Most Expensive Casinos Worldwide?
    Casinos aren’t really renowned for being small, cozy affairs. Which is probably why so many of the most expensive buildings on the planet are directly tied to them. Whether you’ve come to play poker, slots or blackjack, the casino industry has a tendency to splash cash on extravagance, it’s extremely common to find excellent casinos used as key features in integrated resorts with well known brands like MGM and Caesar’s being prime examples. This trend is so common that recent worldwide expansion...

    Fri, 6 Jul 2018, 02:17 AM

  • Video Poker vs. Slots: Is There a Difference?
    Similarities between online slots and video poker (VP) are quite obvious and when someone looks at video poker for the first time, it is easy to mistake it for just another slot game. In truth though, VP and slot games are not one and the same. To clear the confusion up somewhat, let’s take a closer look at some of the key differences between the two next. cloudinary_imgSat, 16 Jun 2018, 11:49 PM
  • Online Virtual Sports – Best of the Best
    Are you completely ‘sports mad’? If so, there’s a relatively new phenomenon taking over the online gaming world that allows you to enjoy sports matches, even when they aren’t actually happening! Popular sites like Caesars Casino Online now offer their visitors the chance to bet on their favorite sports, without having to worry about waiting for match day, or half time to be over to find out the result. Today, we’re revealing a little more about the new trend and running through where to try it f...

    Fri, 25 May 2018, 01:07 AM

  • Online Poker vs. Online Video Poker
    Online gambling has been constantly growing over the years thanks to its numerous pros. For example, players don’t need to spend lots of cash on traveling and accommodation as online gambling is available from the comfort of their home. Moreover, this market is very competitive and therefore operators often attract users with massive bonus offers and rich game selection. cloudinary_imgSat, 14 Apr 2018, 03:56 PM
  • Spotting the Deceiver is Key for Bluffing
    For the untrained eye, bluffing in poker could be considered the foundation of the game. While it is surely one of the most exciting part of it, it shouldn’t be the sole concern, and definitely not something to be overused. More experienced players know better than that but it is still important for them to know when to make use of this tool. Better yet – how to spot the bluffers among your opposition. Tue, 20 Mar 2018, 10:30 AM
  • Snapshot Profiles of GPI Top Ranked Poker Players
    For most of us, playing poker is more of a hobby than a career. Sure, you can make some solid cash playing online against fish or, if lucky enough, in the odd live tournament. We should always be looking to improve our game of course, but even at our best we are not likely to be taking home seven-figure sums from a big tournament any time soon. But, what of those that have mastered the art of poker? What is the current state of play at the top of the rankings? Below are the current top 5 in the...

    Fri, 16 Feb 2018, 02:45 AM

  • Upping the Ante - Growth returns to global online poker thanks to new, innovative game formats
    It is no secret; the global online poker industry has been in decline for several years. There is a magnitude of reasons for this downturn in play, from the introduction of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in the USA to the emergence of ring-fenced markets, all of which has turned players away from the game. cloudinary_imgSat, 27 Jan 2018, 12:58 PM
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  • Swedish PSMO on 8th April at 888poker
    On April 1st the Swedish Poker-SM Online Championships Series (PSMO) will start at 888poker. It is the third festival of the online poker site in a row. The Swedish PSMO saw the light of the online world in 2006. In the beginning a single tournament was played. Since then the series has been running every year. It has evolved into a full-fledged online poker festival. The upcoming PSMO will consist of 10 events, all of which will take place in April with buy-ins ranging from a freeroll to a pair...

    Wed, 28 Mar 2018, 05:39 AM

  • Illegal law against illegal poker providers
    Poker and its place in the legislation has been an ongoing theme for many years. The uncertainty as to whether the online poker site is covered by the EU directives guaranteeing free movement of goods and services is still there. Naturally, the states and the providers interpret the guidelines differently. We summarize for you the current legal developments of the last weeks on the subject of poker in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Wed, 21 Mar 2018, 06:24 AM
  • Floppy Bottom Set Slow Play
    Sometimes you just do not find the time to read all the poker news daily. Like every Friday, like today you bring the top news of the week in short under the title The Poker Week. Have fun browsing. This week’s Poker Week series features PokerStars launching a series in which tournament Crazy Sheep and Thomas were successful. As you play a poker tournament without looking at the charts, you can read our film review of Molly’s Game Read and Gareth Chantler writes about a preflop mistake that will...

    Sat, 17 Mar 2018, 11:13 AM

  • Partypoker millions live Germany Main Event
    The party poker millions live Germany € 5,300 Main Event 2018 had 94 entries on the second of four starting days, with eight players using a re-entry. Together with the 209 entries, the field of participants counts 303 entries after two days. It is expected that the last two starting days on Thursday, 15 February, can get the most entries. After twelve 40-minute levels were only 27 players left. The German finished the day as chip leader. So far is the only one who managed to accumulate more tha...

    Tue, 6 Feb 2018, 11:41 PM

  • Learning to play poker for beginners
    Finding a beginner’s guide is the first step in a long journey to become an experienced and successful online poker player. If you want to learn how to play poker, it is important to know the rules. The rules allow players to decide how to make moves and win the pot. Even they do not have the right hand to support this turn. No Limit is certainly the best-known form of poker on most online poker sites. In these games, the players sit at a table. There is a ‘small blind’ and a ‘big blind’ (let us...

    Mon, 22 Jan 2018, 09:35 AM

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    Wed, 27 Dec 2017, 09:27 AM

  • Lotto winning tips and tricks
    Winning at the lotto can seem nearly impossible and yet people win at the lotto and keno all the time. There are various tips that one can remember to help improve their odds of winning. In many cases keno and the lottery go hand-in-hand and as such this site will teach you about both the lotto and about keno. Playing keno and winning this interesting game can be a challenge however just like the lotto there are certain strategies and tips that can be followed. It’s possible to play some of thes...

    Mon, 25 Dec 2017, 07:23 AM

  • The last online satellites are going to the PCA 2018
    This January, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure returns to the Bahamas with a big bang. This weekend is the last chance to qualify for the tournament online and meet Kevin Hart and Usain Bolt in the Caribbean. Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas The PCA has always been much more than just a poker event. It was a poker party, a big break and many parties. This January, PokerStars is bringing the festival back in a different, more original form. For one thing, the Buyin has risen back to $ 10,000. Pok...

    Wed, 20 Dec 2017, 12:29 AM

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  • Bryce Harper, The Home Run Derby And Potential Problems For MLB On Sports Betting
    The Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper murdered a bunch of baseballs in the Home Run Derby on Monday night as part of the festivities at the All-Star Game. One little hiccup though: Harper and the pitcher throwing him batting practice — his Dad — apparently weren’t following the rules. I’m not here to breathlessly defend the rules of an event that’s just supposed to be a lot of fun. But it does have implications for the world of sports betting. Yes, there are rules for the HR Derby This might sh...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 09:38 AM

  • Now That France Won, It’s Time to Start Looking Ahead To World Cup 2022
    The 2018 World Cup is a wrap. Late money on Sunday poured in on Croatia, meaning Vegas and Atlantic City sportsbooks were happy as frogs clams with the French win. Given the NCAA tournament level of randomness in this year’s World Cup, looking for value in futures for 2022 is as wise of an idea as dropping a grand on Kylian Mbappe scoring a goal against Croatia. cloudinary_imgMon, 16 Jul 2018, 03:49 PM
  • So … What Was Up With The FanDuel Sportsbook Vig On Opening Day?
    There was excitement when the FanDuel sportsbook opened at the Meadowlands over the weekend. The new sportsbook in East Rutherford, New Jersey is the closest to New York City. Since FanDuel is owned by European bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair there was a lot of anticipation for a new sportsbook operator to offer fair lines in the United States. That excitement diminished quickly when lines started to leak out. Yikes. FanDuel vig at the Meadowlands is steep. pic.twitter.com/2AFadfdA1n — David Payne...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 11:39 AM

  • DraftKings Sportsbook Is Almost Here? Founders Tease Product On Twitter
    We are apparently close to having a DraftKings Sportsbook app. Two of the daily fantasy sports company’s founders — Jason Robins and Matt Kalish — tweeted about the planned launch of a sports betting app on Friday evening: Just testing out this new thingy that’s coming soon pic.twitter.com/EeMvP2yd7c — Matt Kalish (@mattkalish) July 13, 2018 Wait you mean this thing? pic.twitter.com/hQLnoB7tjQ — Jason Robins (@JasonDRobins) July 13, 2018 DraftKings is close on sports betting The teases confirm w...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 03:54 PM

  • TheLines Podcast Episode 12: FanDuel Beats DraftKings To Sports Betting
    FanDuel is set to launch its sports betting product on July 14 at The Meadowlands race track in NJ. Soon we’ll be seeing FanDuel sportsbooks popping up all over the country. What a difference a few years makes. In Episode 12 of TheLines Podcast, Matt Brown, Dustin Gouker and Eric Ramsey break down what to expect from the DFS giant in the new space, along with all of the biggest news in the sports betting industry from the past week. Show Timestamps  1:43 — STATE WATCH: The latest in Colorado and...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 11:46 AM

  • Suspicions At Wimbledon Further Demonstrate Why Leagues Need Distance From Betting
    We love sports because of the game being played. Whether you’re a baseball, basketball or football fan you watch because you want to see a fair and competitive game. Sports has been this way forever. We expect a fair and honest game to unfold whether there’s money on the line or not. Integrity is important to the legitimacy of a sport regardless of gambling. Believe it or not, professional tennis has been at the forefront of integrity for professional sports. The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) is t...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 02:46 PM

  • Tuning Out? The Carolina Panthers’ New Owner Thinks Sports Betting Will ‘Make Ratings Go Down’
    New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper is a smart enough guy. He did, after all, build a global hedge fund empire (Appaloosa Management) that resulted in him becoming an $11-billion man, according to Forbes. Still, during a press conference Tuesday following the finalization of his purchase of the Charlotte-based NFL franchise, Tepper made an observation about the influence of sports betting on the NFL. And it was … interesting: “I also think this thing that we talked about a little before, ca...

    Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 04:11 PM

  • Are Leagues And Colleges Ignoring Potentially Bigger ‘Integrity’ Issue?
    When discussing current technology, quite a few members of Congress come off as if they’re still living in an AOL world. Exhibit A – Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s April interrogation on Capitol Hill. Recently, the pro sports leagues – and increasingly, some colleges – seem to be walking a similar path. They’re railing about the need for integrity fees to help them detect when shady characters with bad wardrobes approach their athletes in dark alleys about throwing a game or shaving a few...

    Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 01:18 PM

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    Service available across all 888.com brands  UK, London, 18 July 2018 – MuchBetter, the iGaming payments company, today announced its selection by 888.com as a new cloudinary_imgTue, 17 Jul 2018, 08:57 PM
  • Dragon Corp. on failed floating casino: It’s not our fault
    Dragon Corp. had a great idea – build a floating casino off of Macau that would be operated by the blockchain. However, the company hired to build the project, Norway’s Brova Idea, backed out last November over changes in contracts and payment delays. Now, DC has begun playing the blame game, accusing Brova as the reason why the project failed. Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 08:45 PM
  • Mandalay Bay sues victims of last year’s mass shooting
    On October 1 last year, Stephen Paddock began a crazed attack on a music concert near the Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas. Paddock began firing on the crowd from a hotel room he had reserved at the casino, ultimately killing 58 concertgoers and wounding another 851 cloudinary_imgTue, 17 Jul 2018, 08:28 PM
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  • Polk vs. Dwan for $5 Million, Fedor Joins partypoker
    Doug Polk issued one of the craziest challenges in recent memory and, in a surprising turn for a retired poker player, German high stakes superstar Fedor Holz signed with partypoker as its newest ambassador. Polk Challenges Durrrr to $5 Million Heads-Up Match Doug WCGRider Polk is perhaps one of the most polarizing players in poker. The high-stakes online pro and tournament player won the One Drop High Roller at this summer's World Series of Poker and regularly cranks out popular content on his...

    Fri, 8 Sep 2017, 01:30 PM

  • Hellmuth Wins $200,000 King of the Hill, Joins WPT Team
    He started the month by joining the World Poker Tour and replacing Tony Dunst as the new host of The Raw Deal. Then he went to Rivers Casino in Schenectady, NY last week and took down the Poker Night in America “King of the Hill” heads-up challenge for $200,000. Hellmuth Beats Polk, Junglman to Win KOTH Challenge Last week, Poker Night in America held a special four-player “winner takes all” heads-up challenge. Phil Hellmuth, Doug Polk, Dan “Jungleman” Cates and Frank Kassela put up $50,000 each...

    Tue, 29 Aug 2017, 07:39 AM

  • New Jersey's Scott Blumstein Wins 2017 WSOP Main Event for $8.15m
    This was Blumstein’s first World Series Main Event played and he leaves as the World Champion for 2017. Blumstein takes his first WSOP bracelet and $8.15 million in first-place prize money while Pennsylvanian Dan Ott settled for second and $4.7m. French poker pro Benjamin Pollak finished third for $3.5 million. Dramatic Three-Way All-In Heading into the final day of play Scott Blumstein had 62.8% of the chips in play with a 226.45 million stack. Ott was second with 88.37 million and Pollack thir...

    Mon, 24 Jul 2017, 06:57 AM

  • Pros Dominating 2017 WSOP So Far But Negreanu Left Wanting
    Several big names have taken down titles but one of them is not Daniel Negreanu. Negreanu is struggling in his pre-ordained quest to win 3 bracelets and take 2017 WSOP Player of the Year. Mike Matusow has proclaimed “I’m Back!” following a first half that’s included 3 final-table appearances. And David Bach is the first person this year to win two WSOP bracelets. Daniel Negreanu Falling Short on Bracelet Quest One of the big stories heading into the summer was Daniel Negreanu’s self-proclaimed q...

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017, 10:26 AM

  • Goodbye Nov. 9: WSOP Main Event Returns to July Finish
    First, it announced a new partnership with Poker Central and ESPN that will expand its coverage of the Main Event. Next, it announced that the November 9 concept has been scrapped and that the Main Event final table will once again play out in July. Poker Central and ESPN Reach Agreement to Live Broadcast Main Event The poker world was buzzing on Monday as news broke about the new media partnership between the World Series of Poker and both Poker Central and ESPN. ESPN will continue covering the...

    Wed, 17 May 2017, 07:17 AM

  • Claims Process Begins for Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet
    After the Black Friday shutdowns AP went bankrupt and it seemed that player balances were lost forever. Not so fast. On Monday, the Department of Justice announced the Garden City Group has launched www.absolutepokerclaims.com and former players can now file a petition for their funds. Remission Process Similar to that of Full Tilt Poker  Anyone that went through the process of filing a claim for their former Full Tilt Poker balances will be familiar with the workings of this site. For the rest...

    Mon, 10 Apr 2017, 01:37 PM

  • Griffin Grabs Irish Open Crown, Holz Passes Hellmuth
    Former Counter-Strike pro Griffin Benger is the 2017 Irish Open Champion. He defeated a record field to take the title and over $215,000. Meanwhile, Steve O'Dwyer beat a recreational player for the PokerStars Championship Macau Super High Roller title but that recreational player also happened to pass Phil Hellmuth on poker's all-time money list. November Niner Benger Wins Record-Setting Irish Open Griffin Flush_Entity Benger fell short of winning the WSOP Main Event back in November, but the fo...

    Wed, 5 Apr 2017, 09:25 AM

  • Kid Mercier On the Way (to WSOP 2038); Perkins Bets Big Again
    Famous poker couple Jason and Natasha Mercier announced this past week they are expecting their first child - and that it will be a boy. Meanwhile, Bill Perkins is part of an insane weight prop bet with Jaime and Matt Staples. This is one of those bets where people win even if they lose.  Kid Mercier - Coming to a WSOP Near You in 2038 Last week Jason and Natasha Mercier announced that they are expecting their first child. The couple made their announcement last Thursday via Twitter but apparent...

    Wed, 29 Mar 2017, 01:46 PM

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  • THE NEW POKER ALLIANCE DRIVES ADVOCACY FOR POKER PLAYERS IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    President Mark Brenner will lead the revamped and rebranded advocacy organization, previously known as the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Washington, DC – June 27, 2018 –The largest poker advocacy organization in the United States today unveiled a new brand identity and leadership: Poker Alliance, with longtime business development and government relations executive Mark Brenner at the helm. Poker Alliance will be a dedicated voice for the millions of Americans who support expanding the sporting w...

    Wed, 27 Jun 2018, 06:20 AM

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  • MGM Suing Las Vegas Shooting Victims to Dodge Future Litigation
    Let’s just say the optics of this are…not good. Per a report by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, MGM Resorts International has field lawsuits in federal court against the victims of the tragic shooting at a concert outside Mandalay Bay in October. Yes, MGM, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest festival where the victims of the shooting were, is suing the victims. Not that most of you require a refresher, but just in case, the Route 91 Harvest festival is an annual country music festival...

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 01:51 PM

  • Joe Cada Continues to Roll, Wins Fourth WSOP Bracelet
    Joe Cada scoffs at fatigue. Fatigue isn’t even a word in Joe Cada’s vocabulary. On Friday night, he was eliminated in fifth place in the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event. One would think someone would want at least a short break after that, but no, Cada proceeded to enter the Event #75: The Closer – $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em (30 minute levels) the very next day. And sure enough, the 2009 WSOP Main Event Champ went on to win the thing Sunday for his fourth career bracelet and second of the sum...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 09:57 PM

  • Mori Eskandani, John Hennigan Get Poker Hall of Fame Nod
    My colleague Earl Burton did an admirable job live-blogging the final table of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event, even if he was a pansy and couldn’t stay up past 3:00am ET Sunday morning to see it through to the end.* During his blog, he noted that it was announced that Mori Eskandani and John Hennigan were elected to the Poker Hall of Fame. Let’s talk about this a little, shall we? Eskandani and Hennigan were first nominated for the Poker Hall of Fame through a public nominations proce...

    Mon, 16 Jul 2018, 09:10 PM

  • John Cynn Outlasts Tony Miles to Win 2018 WSOP Championship Event Title
    After the longest heads-up battle in World Series of Poker Championship Event history, Illinois’ John Cynn was able to outlast Florida’s Tony Miles to capture poker’s World Championship in winning the 2018 WSOP Championship Event. The Early Action Coming to the three-man finale on Saturday night, both Miles (the chip leader) and Cynn were solidly in their positions. The man who was under risk from the start was the man who came to the final table on Thursday as the chip leader, Michael Dyer. Dye...

    Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 08:01 AM

  • Live Blogging the 2018 World Series of Poker Championship Event, Day 3: The Three Musketeers (Or One...
    Welcome back to our third and final night of live blogging of the 2018 World Series of Poker Championship Event Final Table! In the “old days,” when there was a live poker event like this – and televised – many in the industry would do what is called “live blogging.” Basically it was a way to watch the proceedings and inform the readers of what was going on in almost real time. You had to be stunned last night as Michael Dyer’s world came apart on him, so much so that he went from the penthouse...

    Sat, 14 Jul 2018, 06:17 PM

  • Live Blogging the 2018 World Series of Poker Final Table, Day 2: And Then There Were Six…
    Welcome back to our second night of live blogging of the 2018 World Series of Poker Championship Event Final Table! In the “old days,” when there was a live poker event like this – and televised – many in the industry would do what is called “live blogging.” Basically it was a way to watch the proceedings and inform the readers of what was going on in almost real time. Last night we did very well – that is, until the cellphone battery ran out! – but we’re back on a good, old fashioned laptop for...

    Fri, 13 Jul 2018, 06:00 PM

  • Live Blogging the 2018 World Series of Poker Championship Event Final Table
    Good evening to all! Back in the dark ages – about ten years ago – there was such a thing as called “live blogging.” It was where reporters would watch an event and, as they were watching, they offered their thoughts on the proceedings. For tonight and through to the eventual naming of the next World Champion of poker, we’re going to try to do that here. Tonight’s action is supposed to play from the final nine – determined in that stunning hand that saw chip leader Nicolas Manion’s pocket Aces r...

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 06:35 PM

  • MicroMillions Returning to PokerStars
    PokerStars has announced the return of its popular low stakes tournament series, MicroMillions, not that it was ever in doubt. MicroMillions 14 will be held July 16th through July 29th on PokerStars.com and will feature 121 events with buy-ins ranging from $0.11 (yes, eleven cents) to $22. Even I can afford that. Hell, if I didn’t live in the United States of America, Home of the Free©, I might even play in two events! There will be four events on the first day of MicroMillions 14: MicroMillions...

    Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 07:58 PM

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