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  • So That Happened: Will We See Doug Polk or William Kassouf Play Poker Again?
    cl_imgTwo big poker stories broke on Twitter last week. One was a bombshell from Doug Polk's vlog. It was none other than Shaun Deeb who broke the most talked about story last week. Shaun Deeb tweeted some allegations against William Kassouf. Were they true? Did Kassouf fight back? OR are Kassouf and Polk taking a permanent break from poker? Watch to find out! Global Poker is the first social poker site that offers s...
    Sun, 30 Sep 2018, 02:48 pm PDT
  • The San Francisco Giants Poker Night Hosted by Global Poker
    cl_imgThe 2011, 2012, and 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants partner with Global Poker to host a Poker Night. The first 100 lucky Giants fans who showed up to ATandT Park for the game against the Colorado Rockies were led to a private suite where they were given three tasks to accomplish to win a customized Global Poker chip set. Everyone who attended the event also got to play poker for amazing signed G...
    Thu, 27 Sep 2018, 02:30 pm PDT
  • Which Football Player F*andked Me in DraftKings' Millionaire Maker Contest
    cl_imgSasha Salinger breaks down the fantasy relevance of NFL players during Week 1 of football season. Some heavy hitters disappointed and some players that were written off made a huge impact. DraftKings features a $20 buy-in daily fantasy football contest with a $1 million first place prize. See what players you needed to draft to win $1 million and which players prevented you from winning $1 million on DraftKings...
    Thu, 13 Sep 2018, 12:12 am PDT
  • World Series Champs Houston Astros Poker Night
    cl_imgThe 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros partner with Global Poker to host a Poker Night that no one will soon forget. The SWAG is flowing and one person will win the opportunity to throw the first pitch at an Astros game at Minute Maid Park! Another sit and go winner will get a Hospitality suite for them and their nine friends. Baseball and poker seem to be a perfect match. Stay tuned for the upcoming Pok...
    Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 10:09 am PDT
  • The Great 8 with Melanie Weisner
    cl_imgSarah Herring asks Melanie Weisner 8 completely random questions to get to know her. What is her favorite quote? Biggest misconception about her? What was her best gift? What does she know about that you wouldn't know? Song she has memorized? Favorite TV show? The LIttle Mermaid or Silicon Valley? The Tudors or Serial. Get to know everything about Melanie in this short video from the World Series of Poker 2018.
    Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 11:56 am PDT
  • Why Are There Miles of Tunnels Underground in Downtown Houston?
    cl_imgWhile in Houston for the Global Poker and Astros Poker Night, Sarah Herring heads out to explore the mystery behind Downtown's 6-7 miles of underground tunnels. The tunnels are climate controlled, contain restaurants, shops, gyms, and more, and connect more than 95 city blocks. Where did they come from? Why are they there? Who is in them? Herring talks to people in the underground system to get the story. To pl...
    Mon, 10 Sep 2018, 01:57 pm PDT
  • Why You Are Losing at PLO with Ryan Laplante
    cl_imgWSOP Bracelet winner Ryan Laplante breaks down the biggest mistakes he sees beginner PLO players making. Laplante shares his insights to take your Pot Limit Omaha to the next level. It doesn't matter is you are playing the World Series of Poker or are playing Joey Ingram online, these tips will make you money. If you want to play poker be sure to check out: https://www.888poker.com/ Find more from Laplante here...
    Thu, 6 Sep 2018, 01:34 pm PDT
  • Top 5 Riskiest NFL Players of the 2018 Fantasy Football Season
    cl_imgWith great risk can come great reward. Three wide receivers, one tight end, and one quarterback made our list of riskiest NFL players to draft in your season long 2018 fantasy football team. What makes a football player risky? We considered many factors including injury history, projected minutes, and volume of targets. All players on this list have a high ADP (average draft position) in mock drafts, meaning th...
    Tue, 28 Aug 2018, 11:46 am PDT
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  • Antonius Eyes Great Atmosphere at 2018 Battle of Malta
    cl_img The Battle of Malta has hosted dozens of top-level poker pros over its six editions so far but none with quite the high-stakes poker cachet of Patrik Antonius.The much-idolized Finn's star began to rise during the poker boom of the early 2000s and Antonius has been at the table, live or online, when most of the largest poker pots in history have been played. In a surprising plot twist the future Poker Hall o...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 07:26 am PDT
  • Patrik Antonius, Massive Pre-Sales Foretell Record 2018 BoM
    cl_img If you think you've seen the Battle of Malta at its peak before, wait until you see 2018.Now just 21(!) days away, the 2018 Battle of Malta has hit the gas pedal on both preparations and pre-sales and all signs are pointing to a blow-out festival the size of which the island of Malta has never seen before. Among the new additions champing at the bit for the shuffle up and deal: Finnish poker legend Patrik Ant...
    Wed, 3 Oct 2018, 09:36 am PDT
  • More Packages Sold for 2018 Battle of Malta Than All Years Combined!
    cl_img You think past Battles of Malta have been big? Wait till you get a look at 2018.The best-value low buy-in poker festival in Europe will be the biggest it has ever been in 2018 with package pre-sales already eclipsing all previous years … combined. You read that right: A festival that broke its own record for biggest poker tournament on Malta 6 consecutive times has now sold more packages for 2018 than it ha...
    Tue, 28 Aug 2018, 07:00 am PDT
  • John Cynn Wins 2018 WSOP Main Event for $8.8 Million!
    cl_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 PDT
  • Live, Online Satellites Hitting Full Speed for 2018 Battle of Malta
    cl_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 PDT
  • Schedule, Structures Released for $1m 2018 Battle of Malta!
    cl_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 PDT
  • Battle of Malta Back in 2018 w/ €1,000,000 GTD Main Event!
    cl_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 PDT
  • £120,000 GTD for 888poker Live London Kick Off at Aspers
    cl_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 PST
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  • Vegas Night' to boost Tri-County Industries new
    A local organization dedicated to improving the lives of disabled or disadvantaged people through work assessment, job training and placement is holding a charity event where people will have the opportunity to feel like they're in the city that never sleeps. Tri-County Industries will hold its second annual Vegas Night Fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 10 at the facility.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 12:53 am PDT
  • Loved ones could blacklist problem gamblers under Clubs NSW plan
    Joy Van Duinen knew her son Gary had a gambling problem, but did not realise the extent of it until he took his own life. She had asked his local club to exclude her 45-year-old son from gambling, but was told that was not possible.
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 01:19 am PDT
  • Calls for stronger pokies laws after gambling harm laid bare
    George Nathan once worked in debt recovery, repossessing houses and cars from gambling addicts who couldn't pay their bills. Then he became an addict himself.
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 11:01 am PDT
  • State Supreme Court Rules Casino Amendment Can Stay On Ballot
    The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Issue 4, an amendment to legalize casinos in Arkansas, will stay on the November ballot, according to Talk Business and Politics. The proposal would allow casino gambling at Oaklawn, a Hot Springs horse track, and Southland, a greyhound track in West Memphis, according to the Associated Press.
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 05:27 pm PDT
  • Neighborhood Bars: Gennaro's Stays True on a Changing South Broadway
    On South Broadway around the Overland Park and Rosedale neighborhoods, things have been in flux lately, with new bars, restaurants and breweries like The Post Brewing Co. , The Brutal Poodle and Morning Collective moving in.
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 01:08 pm PDT
  • Gambling.site Provides Information About Trusted Online Gambling Websites
    Gambling.site provides gamblers with information about the best online gambling sites including trusted Internet casinos, sportsbooks and online poker sites. MELBOURNE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 11, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / -- Gambling.site provides gamblers with information about the best online gambling sites including trusted Internet casinos, sportsbooks and online poker sites.
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 08:38 am PDT
  • Long Island poker pro charged in Maryland marijuana scheme
    A professional poker player who was charged in a Long Island marijuana bust earlier this year is now charged with funneling marijuana and hash oils into the Baltimore area. The Baltimore Sun reports Micah Raskin, 50, was charged Oct. 1 with distributing 100 kilograms or more of marijuana through a criminal information in federal court.
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 05:31 pm PDT
  • Poker machines still rising in highest profit venues and areas
    The largest and most profitable NSW clubs have slotted more poker machines into many areas where the most money is lost and gambling harm done, a Herald analysis of new data has found. The 50 most profitable clubs in NSW boosted machine numbers on their gaming floors by more than 200 in the year to June 2018.
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 07:10 pm PDT
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  • Playson Extends Its Reach Partnering Up With Slotegrator new
    As a result of the deal, Playson will bring its portfolio of 45+ titles over to the APIgrator integration platform, including their most popular slots such as Viking Gods and Legend of Cleopatra.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 05:00 am PDT
  • ICE Gaming Conference Making Its Debut in Africa in October new
    Attracting representatives from 91 countries from around the globe, including 25 African countries, the inaugural ICE Africa event will seek to shape the future of the African market.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 03:30 am PDT
  • Peru Prepares to Regulate
    With the bill drafted, Peru is rapidly joining the global iGaming regulation movement.
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 03:30 am PDT
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  • John Grochowski - Pay those taxes
    QUESTION: I was playing a Triple Play Poker machine that had progressive jackpots on each hand as well as a bigger progressive if you got all three royals.I didn't get all three, but I did get two at once. I was dealt the ace, king, jack and 10 of hearts, and on the middle and top hands I drew the queen. On the bottom hand, I drew a jack of spades...
    Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • Jerry Stickman - Oh, what a promotion!
    Stickman,I have found a local promotion that is as follows: Shooter makes no extra bet and is paid 10x their line bet when they throw 13 rolls between sevens. If you throw a seven on the comeout roll the count simply resets. You can win multiple times during the same hand. The promo pays a maximum of $500 per win. I won it twice last night at $10...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • Dan Ippolito - Casino City’s Friday Five: Jackpot and milestone edition
    Along with the 2018 Global Gaming Expo happening this week in Las Vegas, there was a lot of other news that surfaced. Videoslots reached a milestone, two casinos made big announcements, and a jackpot winner and another sportsbook made it in this week’s Friday Five.Let’s begin with the sportsbook.5. Pointsbet launches new sportsbook with Allen...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • Gary Trask - New futuristic sportsbook debuts at The LINQ in Las Vegas
    LAS VEGAS -- Stroll into the newest sportsbook in Las Vegas, and you may very well be entering the future of land-based sports betting.The Book at The LINQ Hotel and Casino — former home of the Imperial Palace, now one of nine Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas — celebrated its official grand opening on Thursday afternoon, complete with...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • John Grochowski - How the casino really makes money
    When comparing casino games, the house edge frequently is used as the standard.But the edge alone can't tell you precisely what you can expect in equivalent times on the games, something I discussed recently with Paul, an old video poker-playing acquaintance. I've been playing this game a long time, Paul said recently as he sat down next to me at...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • John Robison - Ask the Slot Expert: Cruising to video poker profits
    Question: Part 1: Regarding your comments about cruise ship casinos For what it is worth, I would offer the observation that several land-based casinos offer promotions that include cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has been a popular partner. It would stand to reason that NCL would recognize the fact that many of their passengers...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • Frank Scoblete - The music of the machines
    Before the slot machines became “paper machines” — that is, when real coins went in and came out, and the noise of those thousands upon thousands of coins going in and coming out filled the casinos, sometimes backed up by the occasional screams of joy from slot players who had hit jackpots — I could hear a kind of music, a kind of celestial...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
  • Dan Ippolito - Top 10 facts and figures for the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe
    The World Series of Poker Europe came into existence in 2007, when Caesars Entertainment wanted to bring its brand to locations throughout the world. Over the first nine years, the WSOPE has attracted 23,292 entrants and has awarded over $108 million in prize money. This year's tournament begins on Tuesday and runs through 2 November in the same...
    Sun, 7 Oct 2018, 10:00 pm PDT
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  • Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling
    The recent Senate appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States was carried out in the midst of many important questions. Despite serious scrutiny surrounding allegations of sexual assault, he was confirmed. So now that he’s the newest high court justice, it’s time we look at Judge Kavanaugh sports betting… The post Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 11:15 pm PDT
  • What Makes Slot Machines So Addictive?
    Every casino game is addictive up to a certain point. Compulsive gambling is an illness that shouldn’t be taken lightly and has already claimed more than a few lives. There is, however, one casino game that’s been described as “addictive as cocaine” by experts – the slot machine. The popular slots, also known as fruit… The post What Makes Slot Machines So Addictive? appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Fri, 5 Oct 2018, 05:37 pm PDT
  • Big Brother is Watching: Federal Sports Betting Regulations
    The US Congress is contemplating federal sports betting regulations for America, even though every other form of gambling is regulated by state and tribal gaming jurisdictions. Who is pushing for the federal sports betting regulations? And who supports keeping gambling in the hands of the states and Native American regulations? This week’s special offer is… The post Big Brother is Watching: Federal Sports Betting Regulations appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 03:17 pm PDT
  • Police Don’t Support Sports Betting Ban
    Who needs at sports betting ban in America? The idea of people placing illegal bets on sports doesn’t keep most of us up at night. In fact, many of us likely have family and friends who make illegal wagers, further normalizing the activity. But, we also know that unsavory characters run elaborate illegal sports betting… The post Police Don’t Support Sports Betting Ban appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 1 Oct 2018, 04:26 pm PDT
  • Congress May Prefer Federal Sports Betting Regulation
    Several members of the House Judiciary Committee suggested Thursday that they would support new federal sports betting regulation, though the specifics remained murky. Four months after the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling paving the way for legal sports betting nationwide, Congress held its first hearing on the matter. Over 90 minutes, members of the… The post Congress May Prefer Federal Sports Betting Regulation appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Sat, 29 Sep 2018, 04:07 pm PDT
  • State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet
    The state regulation of sports betting is a better option for America. That is what Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs at the American Gaming Association (AGA), stated in testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America,”. She emphasized that… The post State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Fri, 28 Sep 2018, 01:11 pm PDT
  • $6 Million for Mississippi Sports Betting in First Month
    Mississippi sports betting took a total of $6.3 million during the first full month of regulation, but this figure is set to increase considerably as more companies launch in the US state. This handle corresponds to $644,000 in revenue for casinos and $77,000 in tax income for the state. Baseball proved to be the most… The post $6 Million for Mississippi Sports Betting in First Month appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Thu, 27 Sep 2018, 07:28 am PDT
  • States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting
    At the end of its last term, the Supreme Court voted to strengthen the Constitution in a 6-3 vote that was a long overdue decision on states sports betting… a vote to end a law that said “some states are more equal than others.” The question before the court was a 1992 law that banned… The post States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Wed, 26 Sep 2018, 03:11 pm PDT
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  • Players Claim Partypoker Tournaments are a Haven for Rampant Abuse new
    A business model suspected to be associated with Partypoker tournaments misleads uninformed “recreational” players, is being abused, involves anti-consumer practices, has outstayed its welcome, and needs to be discontinued at the earliest possible convenience, say longtime Partypoker customers. Festering customer-operator friction related to how one of the world’s leading poker brands meets its lofty real money tournament prize pool guarantees has boiled over into accusations of predatory behavi...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 09:01 pm PDT
  • Weekend Hit and Run: Damon Talks Rounders, WSOP Europe Opens Huge, and Papi Gets the Hits new
    The World Series of Poker takes Europe by storm with strong numbers in Razvadov. Matt Damon talks Rounders 2, Hollywood, and all things poker. And Joe Ingram hits its big with hits. It’s all here and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run. Matt Damon Talks Rounders Everyone loves Bill Simmons and Matt Damon. Put them in a room together talking about movies, sports, and poker? Forget about it. And last week Bill had Matt on his podcast and the two spent almost half the time talking about...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 01:29 pm PDT
  • Hit And Run: Over 100 Platinum Passes Yet To Be Awarded; COLOSSUS Continues At WSOPE
    PokerStars continues to award PSPC Passes as more than 100 remain. COLOSSUS continues on into the weekend. Check out these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run. Platinum Passes still up for grabs With all the PokerStars PSPC Platinum Passes that have been given away thus far, you would think they were about to run out. In fact, the poker room still has over hundred $30,000 Platinum Passes to be awarded for the January PokerStars Players Championship with a variety of ways players can still...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 04:14 pm PDT
  • Hit And Run: Chris Moneymaker Documentary Coming To The 30 For 30 Podcast; Rob Yong Disappointed In...
    Chris Moneymaker to be featured on 30 for 30 Podcast. Changes coming to partypoker LIVE events. Check out these stories and more in the Thursday Hit and Run. Moneymaker documentary chronicals 2003 Main Event The 30 for 30 podcasts go in-depth behind the scenes of some of sports most iconic moments. Among the episodes announced for the fourth season is a documentary on Chris Moneymaker’s improbable victory during the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event which forever changed the game of poker. I...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 03:53 pm PDT
  • Hit And Run: 2019 US Poker Open Will Award $100K To Trophy Winner; Updates From World Series Of Poke...
    The 2019 US Poker Open schedule announced. World Series of Poker Europe kicks off with The COLOSSUS. Check out these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run. 2019 US Poker Open schedule released Poker Central has announced the schedule for the second annual U.S. Poker Open, set to return to Las Vegas at the ARIA Resort and Casino from February 13th to the 23rd. The series will include ten high roller events with tournament buy-ins of $10k, $25k, $50k and $100k. Notably, for the 2019 versio...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 04:31 pm PDT
  • Hit And Run: WSOP Europe Gets Underway; Shaun Deeb Defends WSOP POY Lead; More High Stakes Action Fr...
    World Series of Poker Europe kicks off with COLOSSUS event. Shaun Deeb looks to defend WSOP POY lead. More episodes released from Triton Poker’s high stakes cash games. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run. WSOP Europe underway in Czech Republic Today marks the start of the World Series of Poker Europe at King’s Casino in the Czech Republic. The series will consist of ten gold bracelet events over the course of 18 days. Tuesday sees the start of the No Limit Hold’em COLOSSUS, a...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 01:17 pm PDT
  • Andrew Neeme Becomes Team RIU Poker Ambassador
    Popular poker vlogger Andrew Neeme is teaming up with Jason Somerville and Run It Up Studios as its newest poker ambassador. News broke Monday that YouTube Poker vlogger Andrew Neeme has signed on as the newest poker ambassador for Team Run It Up, headed by longtime Twitch Poker superstar Jason Somerville. Can’t tell you how cool this is. Teaming up w/ the guy who was the FIRST to make his own poker content that was both fun and insightful, and has always had the vision for how to best grow the...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 09:33 am PDT
  • Hit And Run: Ioannis Angelou-Konstas Wins partypoker LIVE UK Main Event; Steve O’Dwyer Wins Second H...
    partypoker LIVE UK Main Event winner crowned. Steve O’Dwyer wins yet another high roller. Find these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run. partypoker LIVE UK Main Event champion is Ioannis Angelou-Konstas Ioannis Angelou-Konstas took down the partypoker LIVE Millions UK Main Event on Sunday as he won £940,000 in the £5,300 buy-in event. In his path to victory, Angelou-Konstas outlasted 1,015 entries including a stacked final table. The win was the largest of his live poker career by far, w...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 02:21 pm PDT
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  • Land Based Casinos In Pennsylvania Will Not Allow Online Gambling From Inside Their Walls new
    As Pennsylvania readies for online gaming and sports betting to become a reality, players who are looking to be able to play online games within the walls of a bricks and mortar casino will be bitterly disappointed. The regulations created by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) currently state that via the us...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 04:24 am PDT
  • PokerStars Plans Another €10 Million Guaranteed Tournament Series in Southern Europe new
    cl_imgWith the record-breaking Galactic Series barely in the rear-view mirror, details around SECOOP are revealed with another eight-figure guaranteed prize pool.Players from France, Portugal, and Spain will once again get to play a big-ticket PokerStars championship, with the debut of a new “SECOOP” tournament seri...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 03:22 am PDT
  • Partypoker Plans 2019 Changes to Millions Series Following Disappointing UK Stop
    cl_imgDusk Till Dawn casino owner Rob Yong details plans to shake up the Millions Main Events next year.Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) owner Rob Yong has revealed details around changes to the 2019 partypoker Live MILLIONS Main Events. It follows what he saw as disappointing attendance during the recent UK stop in September. The eve...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 05:42 am PDT
  • UK's CMA Clears Sky Betting Takeover by The Stars Group
    cl_imgTSG completes its acquisition of Sky Betting and Gaming after receiving the green light from UK’s antitrust body.Global gambling giant The Stars Group (TSG) has received approval from UK’s antitrust body, The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), for its acquisition of UK online gaming company Sky Betting and Gaming (SBG)...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 04:56 am PDT
  • 888 to Launch a New Poker Game: Pik'em Poker
    cl_imgThe latest innovation from 888poker is expected to be released later this month.Global online gaming giant 888 Holdings has announced that a “new, unique variant” called Pik’em Poker will be launching this month. The operator is also planning to launch a new poker client, dubbed Poker 8 that will be released globally includ...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 06:41 am PDT
  • Six Plus Hold’em: What it is and Where to Play it Online
    cl_imgAlso known as Short Deck Hold’em, 6+ is shaping up to be the next big hit for online poker.Six Plus Hold’em, also referred to as Short Deck Hold’em, is similar to traditional Texas Hold’em. Players are dealt two hole cards and the hand proceeds with four betting rounds and five community cards (a three-card flop, turn and river)...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 05:25 am PDT
  • 888 in Pennsylvania
    cl_imgTaking a look at what 888sport 888casino and 888poker will look like when it goes live in Pennsylvania.888holdings owns the brands 888poker, 888sport and 888casino, all of which are now live in the regulated US state of New Jersey. In addition, 888 works with the WSOP.com in Nevada and Delaware to offer online gaming. With o...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 05:15 am PDT
  • 888Poker's Super Series is Underway in European Segregated Markets
    cl_imgThe Super Series from 888poker returns to Spain and Italy for the Autumn iteration.On Saturday, 888poker’s flagship Super Series got underway in the segregated markets of Spain and Italy. It marks the third time this year it has run in the Spanish market, while in Italy it is running its second edition. In total, €820...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 04:59 am PDT
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  • New slot machine features Willie Nelson, marijuana references
    A new Willie Nelson-themed slot machine really puts the pot in jackpot, with electronic reels featuring images of marijuana leaves and other nods to the cannabis subculture. Las Vegas-based slot maker Everi Holdings debuted the machine featuring the country music legend ...
    Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 02:00 am PDT
  • Closed Lucky Dragon resort going up for auction
    The shuttered Lucky Dragon hotel-casino near the north end of the Strip is set to be sold to the highest bidder later this month. Built for $160 million in 2016, the property is going up for auction Oct. 30. The ...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 10:30 am PDT
  • Football helps N.J. sports bets nearly double to $184 million
    The start of the pro and college football seasons led the volume of sports betting in New Jersey to nearly double in September from ...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 08:10 am PDT
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  • Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling
    The recent Senate appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States was carried out in the midst of many important questions. Despite serious scrutiny surrounding allegations of sexual assault, he was confirmed. So now that he’s the newest high court justice, it’s time we look at Judge Kavanaugh sports betting… The post Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 11:15 pm PDT
  • Police Don’t Support Sports Betting Ban
    Who needs at sports betting ban in America? The idea of people placing illegal bets on sports doesn’t keep most of us up at night. In fact, many of us likely have family and friends who make illegal wagers, further normalizing the activity. But, we also know that unsavory characters run elaborate illegal sports betting… The post Police Don’t Support Sports Betting Ban appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 1 Oct 2018, 04:26 pm PDT
  • Congress May Prefer Federal Sports Betting Regulation
    Several members of the House Judiciary Committee suggested Thursday that they would support new federal sports betting regulation, though the specifics remained murky. Four months after the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling paving the way for legal sports betting nationwide, Congress held its first hearing on the matter. Over 90 minutes, members of the… The post Congress May Prefer Federal Sports Betting Regulation appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Sat, 29 Sep 2018, 04:07 pm PDT
  • State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet
    The state regulation of sports betting is a better option for America. That is what Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs at the American Gaming Association (AGA), stated in testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America,”. She emphasized that… The post State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Fri, 28 Sep 2018, 01:11 pm PDT
  • $6 Million for Mississippi Sports Betting in First Month
    Mississippi sports betting took a total of $6.3 million during the first full month of regulation, but this figure is set to increase considerably as more companies launch in the US state. This handle corresponds to $644,000 in revenue for casinos and $77,000 in tax income for the state. Baseball proved to be the most… The post $6 Million for Mississippi Sports Betting in First Month appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Thu, 27 Sep 2018, 07:28 am PDT
  • States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting
    At the end of its last term, the Supreme Court voted to strengthen the Constitution in a 6-3 vote that was a long overdue decision on states sports betting… a vote to end a law that said “some states are more equal than others.” The question before the court was a 1992 law that banned… The post States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Wed, 26 Sep 2018, 03:11 pm PDT
  • FanDuel Football Bet of $82K Paid After ‘Glitch’ in System
    A player who placed a FanDuel football bet after a glitch promised him 750-1 odds will be paid. This after the company’s automated system mistakenly generated long odds on the final moments of the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game Sunday. The company initially refused to pay the bet placed at its sports book at the Meadowlands… The post FanDuel Football Bet of $82K Paid After ‘Glitch’ in System appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 06:49 pm PDT
  • AGA to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Sports Betting
    Sara Slane, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the American Gaming Association, has been invited to speak before a Congressional Committee on Sports Betting. Ms. Slane will provide testimony on behalf of the gaming industry, highlighting the AGA’s core principles for legalized sports betting. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and… The post AGA to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 01:39 pm PDT
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  • Treasure Island Poker Room Closed
    Poker players will have one less option in Las Vegas, Nevada as casino officials have confirmed to USPoker that the Treasure Island poker room has closed. Offering cash games and regular tournaments, the Treasure Island featured seven tables and spread no-limit hold’em, limit hold’em, and mixed games. There had been rumors in recents days on… The post Treasure Island Poker Room Closed appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Sat, 1 Sep 2018, 09:17 am PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
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  • Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling
    The recent Senate appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States was carried out in the midst of many important questions. Despite serious scrutiny surrounding allegations of sexual assault, he was confirmed. So now that he’s the newest high court justice, it’s time we look at Judge Kavanaugh sports betting… The post Judge Kavanaugh, Sports Betting and Gambling appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 11:15 pm PDT
  • State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet
    The state regulation of sports betting is a better option for America. That is what Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs at the American Gaming Association (AGA), stated in testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America,”. She emphasized that… The post State Regulation of Sports Betting is Best Bet appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Fri, 28 Sep 2018, 01:11 pm PDT
  • States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting
    At the end of its last term, the Supreme Court voted to strengthen the Constitution in a 6-3 vote that was a long overdue decision on states sports betting… a vote to end a law that said “some states are more equal than others.” The question before the court was a 1992 law that banned… The post States Should be Allowed to Compete on Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Wed, 26 Sep 2018, 03:11 pm PDT
  • FanDuel Football Bet of $82K Paid After ‘Glitch’ in System
    A player who placed a FanDuel football bet after a glitch promised him 750-1 odds will be paid. This after the company’s automated system mistakenly generated long odds on the final moments of the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game Sunday. The company initially refused to pay the bet placed at its sports book at the Meadowlands… The post FanDuel Football Bet of $82K Paid After ‘Glitch’ in System appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 06:49 pm PDT
  • AGA to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Sports Betting
    Sara Slane, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the American Gaming Association, has been invited to speak before a Congressional Committee on Sports Betting. Ms. Slane will provide testimony on behalf of the gaming industry, highlighting the AGA’s core principles for legalized sports betting. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and… The post AGA to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Sports Betting appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 01:39 pm PDT
  • Arkansas Sports Betting a Possibility
    A constitutional amendment that would authorize Arkansas sports betting at four casinos is being considered in the state, but it looks as if New York will miss regulating sports wagering until next year. The Secretary of State of Arkansas has confirmed that the initiative will feature on the November 6 general election ballot, despite Governor Asa… The post Arkansas Sports Betting a Possibility appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 03:16 pm PDT
  • Football Season Brings More Sports Betting Options to New Jersey
    On the day the National Football League season kicked off, four gambling companies either began offering more sports betting options in New Jersey or announced plans to do it soon. The Tropicana casino said Thursday that it had reached a deal with William Hill Race and Sports Book to offer sports betting in the near… The post Football Season Brings More Sports Betting Options to New Jersey appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Sat, 8 Sep 2018, 11:55 am PDT
  • NFL Teams Get Green Light to Work with Casinos and Sportsbooks
    A committee of NFL owners has reportedly given NFL teams the green light to grant sponsorship rights to casinos with sportsbooks. Teams will not be allowed to advertise sportsbooks or betting sites directly, but the rules change does relax a longstanding stance that prohibited teams from associating with casinos that also offered sports betting in… The post NFL Teams Get Green Light to Work with Casinos and Sportsbooks appeared first on This Week in Gambling.
    Fri, 7 Sep 2018, 03:22 pm PDT

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  • Three PokerStars Platinum Passes To Be Awarded At Seminole Hard Rock In November
    The Platinum Pass promotion rolls on and PokerStars announced Wednesday that the final stop on the Moneymaker PSPC Tour will be at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., in November. The first of three coveted passes to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship will be up for grabs during its Florida stop from Nov. 9-11. Winners of the passes receive a $30,000 prize package that includes a $25,000 buy-in to the PSPC, a luxury stay at the Atlantis Paradise Island r...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 11:16 am PDT
  • Charity Poker In The US: Is It About Charity Or Poker?
    Overreaching regulations. Overzealous enforcement. Unscrupulous operators. Grey markets, legal loopholes, and all this in the name of charity. These unfortunate issues have plagued the charity poker industry in the US for all most two decades now. An industry born out of archaic laws in place to help nonprofits raise money for a good cause that have been manipulated to allow poker games to run regularly in places they are otherwise illegal. The question is: Are charity poker rooms using various...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 07:37 am PDT
  • November Midterm Elections Could Impact The Future Of US Online Poker
    November’s midterm elections could mean a step forward for online poker legislation in several different states. But it could also mean a step back in others. There’s even one state holding a referendum in November on whether referendums should be used to decide on any future gambling expansion there. The hope that online poker legislation can somehow ride sports betting’s coattails to passing in several states has yet to pan out. However, it’s not dead yet. In fact, once the dust settles in Nov...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 06:32 am PDT
  • Does Bobby Baldwin’s Departure Mean That MGM Is Leaving Poker Behind?
    Bobby Baldwin has stood at the center of the poker universe for more than four decades. The 67-year-old poker pro and 1978 World Series of Poker Main Event champion turned casino executive, who championed the game before the boom and beyond it, is now stepping out of it. On Thursday, MGM Resorts International announced that Baldwin will be leaving the casino and gaming giant later this year. Baldwin is currently Chief Customer Development Officer of MGM Resorts and CEO and President of CityCente...
    Fri, 5 Oct 2018, 05:23 am PDT
  • Are Things Getting Worse For Phil Ivey In His Case Against Borgata?
    It appears lawyers for Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa want another shot at proving Phil Ivey and colleague Cheung Yin Sun were guilty of fraud and various RICO violations when they fleeced the Atlantic City, New Jersey casino out of almost $10 million in 2012. Should they prove successful, it could entitle Borgata to almost triple the $10.1 million District Court Judge Noel Hillman already awarded the casino in 2016. The latest move by Borgata’s legal team was to file a cross-appeal with the Unite...
    Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 07:12 am PDT
  • New Jersey Online Poker Bonus Comparison
    New Jersey online poker and casino sites are regulated and legal in New Jersey. New Jersey Online Poker – New Player Bonuses Site Bonus Features Visit cl_img $30 Free play on $20 Deposit $30 Cash $10 Spin and Go Ticket PLAY NOW cl_img $10 Free + 100% up to $400 $10 No Deposit WSOP Satellites PLAY NOW Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 06:01 am PDT
  • $1 Million In Guarantees, Three Platinum Passes Highlight NJCOOP Schedule
    PokerStarsNJ returns to the top of the New Jersey online foodchain from Sept. 29 through Oct. 15 when NJCOOP hits the state. $1,000,000 in guarantees along with three Platinum Passes are up for grabs across the 47-event series. Price points range from $25 up to $1,000 and feature 10 non-no-limit hold’em tournaments. Platinum Pass returns to New Jersey This spring’s NJSCOOP series placed a Platinum Pass into the prize pool for both the High and Low Main Event. The respective winner of each event...
    Sat, 29 Sep 2018, 01:17 pm PDT
  • SC$750K Up For Grabs In Global Poker Eagle Cup
    The Global Poker Championships Eagle Cup is back again for another year. This year’s edition comes with SC$750,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The first official event of the series kicks off on Oct. 1. Over the following 20 days, Global Poker will host 135 championship events for players to compete. The series will culminate with the Main Event on Oct. 21. The tournament will feature a whopping SC$100,000 guarantee on its prize pool. The Eagle Cup will feature tournaments for all four levels of...
    Mon, 24 Sep 2018, 03:07 pm PDT
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  • Penetron Crystalline Technology Is a Sure Bet for Sochi Casino new
    The October 2018 unveiling of the new Sochi Casino and Resort at Gorky Gorod resort, in the mountain town of Krasnaya Polyana, was the result of an extensive rebuilding effort. Penetron crystalline...(PRWeb October 15, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/penetron_crystalline_technology_is_a_sure_bet_for_sochi_casino/prweb15833442.htm...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Cooler Master Debuts World's First Analog Keypad, ControlPad, via...
    Tech Company Launches Pressure Sensitive Keypad(PRWeb October 11, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cooler_master_debuts_world_s_first_analog_keypad_controlpad_via_kickstarter/prweb15832435.htm...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Omaha Steaks Launches Custom Certificates for Corporate Gifting
    America’s Original Butcher, Omaha Steaks, a 101-year-old fifth-generation family-owned company and the nation’s leading provider of exceptional steaks and premium gourmet foods, announced today the...(PRWeb October 10, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/omaha_steaks_launches_custom_certificates_for_corporate_gifting/prweb15813322.htm...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Ready, Set, Coach! Marketplace Simulations Hosts International Faculty...
    Originating in 2004, Marketplace Simulations hosts the fall 2018 edition of their Train-the-Trainer Workshop.(PRWeb October 09, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ready_set_coach_marketplace_simulations_hosts_international_faculty_at_training_seminar_on_the_pedagogy_of_simulation_learning/prweb15819613.htm...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Rapid Games Brings Leap Gaming’s Virtual Sports Content to Its...
    Virtual sports such as tennis, horse racing and soccer will be available on Rapid Games’ real money, in-venue Bring Your Own Device platform.(PRWeb October 09, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rapid_games_brings_leap_gamings_virtual_sports_content_to_its_server_based_platform/prweb15820879.htm...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Samsung to Showcase The Wall During Monaco Yacht Show
    The Wall is a luxurious viewing experience from Samsung delivering unique, life-size viewing with impeccable quality(PRWeb October 08, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/samsung_to_showcase_the_wall_during_monaco_yacht_show/prweb15814532.htm...
    Sun, 7 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Rapid Games Partners with KGM to Bring its Server-Based Gaming System...
    Both companies will demo the joint technology offering at G2E 2018 in Las Vegas(PRWeb October 08, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rapid_games_partners_with_kgm_to_bring_its_server_based_gaming_system_to_kgms_all_play_devices_at_g2e_2018/prweb15820836.htm...
    Sun, 7 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT
  • Announcing Winners of The Tempest Esports Business Awards
    Inaugural Awards Program Honors the Industry’s Top Talent at the Esports Arena Las Vegas(PRWeb October 05, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/announcing_winners_of_the_tempest_esports_business_awards/prweb15818797.htm...
    Thu, 4 Oct 2018, 05:00 pm PDT

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    cl_imgWe recap some stories you may have missed including poker pros getting nostalgic and watch Maria Konnikova break down a big hand.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 04:11 am PDT
  • Watch the WSOPE COLOSSUS Final Table new
    cl_imgLive coverage of the WSOPE begins today with the finale of the €550 COLOSSUS opening event.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 03:00 am PDT
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    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 05:00 am PDT
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  • Triton Poker Releases Episode 3 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Loses Big Once More new
    cl_img It seems like Tom Dwan is having the worst luck ever at the Triton Poker Super High Roller cash game in Jeju, South Korea. Triton Poker Super High Roller Series 2018 Event info:Short Deck Cash Game 36 cards (2's thru 5's removed).Flush beats a full house.Ace acts as high (TJQKA) and low (A6789) for making straight (so acts as A and as 5).BUY-IN: ₩ 300,000,000 (≈$300,000) for 300,000,000...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 12:29 am PDT
  • Poker Showdown: Phil Ivey versus Justin Bonomo
    cl_img Two of the best poker pros in the game have battled heads-up just recently, and it's really interesting to watch and learn from them as they play a high-stakes match. Justin BonomoThanks to his consecutive and incredibly huge wins recently made just at the first half of 2018, Justin 'ZeeJustin' Bonomo currently sits at the 1st spot at the United States All Time Money List according to The Hendonmob website. His total...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 11:33 pm PDT
  • Final Qualifier Tonight! Win A Poker Package Worth $1,700! Expect Big Overlay!
    cl_img Tonight at 20:00 GMT / 22:00 CET / 16:00 EST is your last chance to win a 2018 Battle of Malta package worth $1,700! The qualifier has a $10 buy-in (CLICK HERE FOR PASSWORD) and the top 5 players will win prize money and advance to the final table (only 10 players) this Sunday at 14:00 CET! The winner of the final table will get the following package: · €550 buy-in to the Battle of Malta Main Event P...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 12:14 am PDT
  • Second Edition of Coolbet Open to Kick Off on October 16-21 in Tallinn
    cl_img The Coolbet Open 2018 Autumn Edition shall commence on October 16 to 21 in Tallinn, Estonia, and its Main Event is expected to feature at least a guaranteed prize pool of €200,000! The second-ever Coolbet Open is hosted by the Olympic Park Casino at the Hilton Tallinn Park in Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. The first ever Coolbet Open was back in May, and it was a smashing success - there were 425 player...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 12:09 am PDT
  • Triton Poker Releases Episode 2 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Gets Stacked Again
    cl_img Last week, Triton Poker released Episode 1 of their popular SHR Short Deck Cash Game in Jeju, South Korea, where Tom Dwan walked out after losing a huge pot worth $2.3 million to Paul Phua. This week, fans can finally get to watch the continuation as Triton Poker released Episode 2. The cash game event is still held at the same venue (Landing Casino in Jeju, South Korea), and still playing with t...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 05:08 am PDT
  • partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Main Event won by Angelou-Konstas for �940,000
    cl_img Ioannis Angelou-Konstas has been crowned the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Main Event champion after five days of extreme poker action, taking home the partypoker trophy and a sweet sum of £940,000 ($1.2 million) as he topped a field of 1,014 players. The £5,300 ($6,956) tournament took place at Nottingham's Dusk Till Dawn card room, which was part of a week-long poker fest that feature...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 11:58 pm PDT
  • Battle Of Malta Package Up For Grabs This Week!
    cl_img 888poker will be giving away an Exclusive Battle of Malta package worth $1,700 to a lucky BankrollMob member this week! Here is some information: 1st Qualifier will run Wednesday, October 10 at 22:00 CET - Top 5 players advance to final qualifier. Click here for further information. 2nd Qualifier will run Thursday, October 11 at 22:00 CET - Top 5 players advance to final qualifier. Click here for further informat...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 04:22 am PDT
  • Bobby Baldwin to Leave MGM Resorts at Year's End
    cl_img Bobby Baldwin, who became the 1978 WSOP Main Event champion, is going to leave his post as one of the executives for MGM Resorts International sometime later this year. The company he has represented and worked so long for announced in a rather suspiciously short press release news. This left many to wonder whether the parting ways is from a mutual agreement or if the Oklahoman-born poker legend has be...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 05:11 am PDT
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  • Popularity of Texas Hold’em Continues to Rise
    Poker is one of the most popular games you can play at a casino, but one variant stands head and shoulders above the others — Texas No-Limit Hold’em. cl_imgFri, 28 Sep 2018, 07:58 pm PDT
  • Benefits of Playing Poker in an Online Casino
    Poker is one of the old games that used to be played by many. The look of casinos was smoky and dull. People used to take out time to go to a casino and play poker. After the 2000s internet happens and the whole scene of live games changed. The same thing happened with poker. Online casinos were made and an employee from Tennessee highlighted poker to primetime. In the early 2000s people used to play poker on online chat rooms and many small poker sites. After 2003 people started taking poker se...
    Tue, 28 Aug 2018, 09:54 am PDT
  • Online Poker Continues to Grow in Popularity
    Of all the casino games played the one that stands out is poker because it more than any other game requires skill as well as that little bit of luck. It has that air of excitement as you put your wits against other players and many make a full time living out of playing poker for a living with huge jackpots available in the many tournaments that take place on a regular basis. Films like Casino Royale inspired many filmgoers to try their hand and there has always been a certain cool image projec...
    Mon, 23 Jul 2018, 01:00 am PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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. cl_imgSat, 16 Jun 2018, 11:49 pm PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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. cl_imgSat, 14 Apr 2018, 03:56 pm PDT
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  • Best tips for online casinos
    Online casinos have become one of the best means of online entertainment, they are exactly similar to what the actual casinos. These casinos are more popular among young generations, and some see it as one of the best mode of entertainment. Online casinos were designed for those who like to play in casinos but don’t have time or the casinos are located at far distant. The online casinos offer the feel of a live play at the comfort of a home or office all you require is a good software or broadba...
    Tue, 26 Jun 2018, 12:52 pm PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PDT
  • 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 PST
  • 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 PST
  • Lotto strategy that will work for you
    Have you heard of the story about a Oklahoma professor who was shot in his foot after winning the lottery 3 times? It was true, this really happened. The professor won the mega lottery a total of three times. When he was leaving a mall he was abdupted by 2 masked men. He somehow got away and when he made a run from the car they were trying to place him in he was shot in his left foot. Somehow he was able to continue to run until he reached help. Why would these men try to kidnap the professor in...
    Wed, 27 Dec 2017, 09:27 am PST
  • 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...
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  • NFL Week 6 Lines And NJ Betting Guide
    Here’s a first look at how the New Jersey sportsbooks are pricing the Week 6 NFL spreads and totals. Be on the lookout for updated lines all week, along with Super Bowl futures and analysis from our friends at PlayPicks.com. (Odds updated 10/13/18)  DraftKingsFanDuelSugarHouseBetStars888sportMGMCaesarsWill Hill Philadelphia NY Giants-1 44-1 43.5-1 44-1.5 44.5-1 44-1 44-1 44.5-2 44 Seattle Oakland-2.5 48.5-3 48.5-2.5 48.5-3 48-2.5 48.5-3 47.5-3 47.5-3 47 Carolina Washington-1 44.5-1 45-1 44.5-1 4...
    Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 12:08 am PDT
  • NFL Look-Ahead Betting Lines And Market Moves For Week 6
    Every Tuesday, the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas releases the NFL look-ahead lines for the following week’s games. These are anticipated betting lines on the following week’s games prior to the current week’s games being played. The tendency of many bettors is to over (or under) react to games and events we saw most recently. That’s especially true on the nationally televised primetime games on Thursday, Sunday and Monday night. Adjusting to market moves While it’s essential to make adjustment...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 02:59 pm PDT
  • NBA Futures: Just Like Old Times, Celtics And Lakers Drawing Most Bets
    Despite neither being the actual title favorite, LeBron’s LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics are taking the most bets to win the NBA championship this season. According to David Purdum at ESPN, the Lakers and Celtics have “drawn more than three times as many bets” as any other team. The Houston Rockets are a distant third. Proximity may matter somewhat for the wagering. The Lakers, historically a team wagered heavily in Vegas, have the most bets placed on them in Sin City. FanDuel Sportsbook in Ne...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 09:40 am PDT
  • The Future Of US Sports Betting Technology Is Being Showcased In Las Vegas
    The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is an annual gathering of gaming manufacturers and casino employees. There are thousands of people from casino companies looking at new games for their properties. At the same time, there are hundreds of companies shilling their products to be placed in those casinos. Altogether, G2E is casino porn for the average gambler. This year there has been one main theme at the expo and seminars at the expo. Sports betting are the two words being discussed more than anything.
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 07:10 am PDT
  • Plenty Of Intrigue Surrounds First NBA Season With Sports Betting In NJ
    It’s an interesting time of year in the sports betting realm. Both pro and college football have a firm grasp on the betting public’s attention, and postseason baseball undoubtedly enjoys its fair share of action as well. Yet somewhat under the radar, the NBA suddenly pops up in mid-October. For approximately the subsequent two weeks (depending on how long the World Series goes), it’s a sports betting fan’s (and sportsbook’s) delight — all three major sports are playing meaningful, wagerable gam...
    Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 06:41 am PDT
  • Is Churchill Downs A Sleeping Sports Betting Giant?
    The global media juggernaut Insider Louisville ran a story this week about Kentucky lining up legislation for sports betting legalization. Not to kill the drama, but it’ll pass. Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) is headquartered in Louisville. Churchill Downs will reap the financial benefits of sports betting in Kentucky. The broader question is: should Churchill be considered a sleeping sports betting giant in the U.S.? Mo money, no problems Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 10:08 am PDT
  • FanDuel NBA Lineup Change Is No Slam Dunk With DFS Community
    There’s one thing that’s a constant in daily fantasy sports (DFS). Well, besides the screenshot brags on Twitter. Gripes. The player community hasn’t exactly been shy about voicing their opinion about things that haven’t sat well over the years. Granted, a general rule of customer service is that it’s impossible to address every complaint or resolve an issue to unanimous satisfaction. But to their credit, industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel have offered some grease to the squeakiest wheels o...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 02:49 pm PDT
  • The Weekend In Bad Beats: “Impossible” Defensive TD Spurs Bengals Cover Vs. Dolphins
    Each week, TheLines takes a look back at some of the worst sports betting “bad beats” from the weekend of college and pro football. These incredible moments caused a swing in money at sportsbooks, resulting in jubilation — and plenty of pain — for bettors everywhere. Bengals 27, Dolphins 17 Line: Bengals -6 The NFL season is only five weeks old but we have a strong contender for Bad Beat of the Year. In a game that looked like an easy winner, the fourth quarter turned out to be a nightmare for D...
    Mon, 8 Oct 2018, 07:48 am PDT
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  • BiG Africa Supershow 2019 speaker interview: Duncan Pollock new
    Players want to be entertained, and if they aren’t they simply won’t come back, it’s that simple, or is it? Based in Cape Town, Duncan heads up marketing at global gaming and jackpot systems service provider DRGT™, who’s rather apt vision is: ‘…to develop and deliver the best gaming technology that puts the player first’. Having exhibited at gaming shows in Las Vegas, London, Sydney, Peru and Macao, and with a wealth of gaming marketing and operations knowledge gained during more than a decade w...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 04:54 am PDT
  • Pragmatic Play agrees ComeOn deal new
    15 October 2018: Pragmatic Play, one of the leading software providers for video slots and live casino, has penned an agreement with leading operator, ComeOn. cl_imgMon, 15 Oct 2018, 04:39 am PDT
  • Macau gambling income from inward investments up 34.5% in 2017 new
    Income from inward direct investments in gambling in Macau reached MOP37.9 billion ($4.7 billion) in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 34.5%, according to the city’s Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). cl_imgMon, 15 Oct 2018, 02:14 am PDT
  • Japan official denies rumor Trump asked for special Sands consideration new
    About five days ago, rumors surfaced that President Trump had promoted the Las Vegas Sands (LVS) casino company as a favorite for an integrated resort (IR) license when Japan starts approving the operations. He allegedly told Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, during a meeting in February that LVS was an ideal candidate for an IR and that its and founder and CEO, Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 02:13 am PDT
  • Lisbon Affiliate Conference to delve into cryptocurrencies new
    At iGB Affiliate’s Lisbon Affiliate Conference, happening on October 17-20 at the Feira Internacional de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal, much attention will be drawn to the influence of cryptocurrencies in the gaming affiliate industry. cl_imgMon, 15 Oct 2018, 02:12 am PDT
  • Paul Witten: Content is king, but presentation is just as important new
    CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero discusses with SIS Betting Commercial Director Paul Witten how to create relevant content for operators and their customers with his company’s 24/7 betting channels. Loading the player... Paul Witten, SIS Betting’s commercial director, explained the idea behind the offering of 24/7 betting channels, where he has to pay attention to what operators and bettors are looking for. He tells CalvinAyre.com, “Wherever you are in the world, what’s important in one place is n...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 11:00 pm PDT
  • Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo held in the heart of the industry, Phnom Penh Cambodia. new
    Finally the long waited Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo and Conference (AGE Cambodia 2018) return to Phnom Penh scheduled on 28-30 November 2018 held in Sokha Phnom Penh cl_imgSun, 14 Oct 2018, 09:40 pm PDT
  • CoinGeek Week Conference to feature some of the greatest cryptocurrency minds new
    CoinGeek is one of the most well-respected organizations working to ensure global adoption of Bitcoin BCH. Its founder, Calvin Ayre, works to campaign for developments that will ensure the cryptocurrency follows the correct path toward having it recognized as the legitimate digital currency that it is. The efforts, combined Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 08:33 pm PDT
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  • 2015 SGS Review: Konami Gaming new
    Steve Walther, director, product management-games for Konami Gaming talks about the Hammer Festival and other slot machines the company offered at Southern Gaming Summit for the southern regional market.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 07:51 am PDT
  • Spain V England Betting Preview And Tips new
    Hosts To Outclass Three Lions In Seville...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 07:51 am PDT
  • 2017 NIGA Review: Aristocrat Technologies new
    Matt Wilson, who was recently promoted to managing director of the Americas for Aristocrat Technologies, discusses his new role and some recent Aristocrat product introductions in this interview that took place on the trade show floor at NIGA.
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 07:51 am PDT
  • What is in the Fallout 76 Power Armour edition and how to pre-order it? new
    (Bethesda) Fallout 76 is now just a month away and fans of the franchise are making sure they get their pre-orders in place in time for the B.E.T.A version of the game. iPhone XR release date and price: when you can get Apple's 'affordable'...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 07:51 am PDT
  • 2016 NIGA Preview: Ainsworth Game Technology new
    Ainsworth has decided to enter the Class II gaming space and has brought in Russell Witt, director of operations & business—Class II, to oversee the launch. Witt discusses his new role with Ainsworth and the company’s rollout strategy for...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2018, 07:51 am PDT
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  • Neteller Poker | Play Poker with Neteller
    Now a part of the Paysafe Group that includes Skrill and paysafecard, among others, Neteller is licensed and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK. The FCA is obviously one of the most stable and trustworthy organizations in the world and, with headquarters in the Isle of Man (home of PokerStars), well versed in the ins and outs of funding online poker accounts. Signing up for a Neteller account is always free and payments are always instant and secure. Your personal infor...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 02:05 pm PDT
  • PayPal Poker | Play Poker with PayPal
    While PayPal has been used for everything from buying Beanie Babies on eBay to donating to your favorite charity it wasn't always accepted in more fringe type industries like online poker of online gambling. With the licensing and regulation of online gaming, though, in the US and across Europe, PayPal has opened up as a payment methods for several online poker sites including PokerStars, 888poker and more. Now accepted in over 200 countries and transacting in 25 currencies, PayPal is now a ubiq...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 11:41 am PDT
  • Skrill Poker | Quick Poker Deposits and Withdrawals with Skrill
    Born back in 2001 (as Moneybookers) Skrill has established itself as an industry leader in the digital payments space and particularly with online gamers and poker players for its consistency and usability. With the legal environment for online poker constantly in flux in many countries around the world Skrill has proven itself to be a consistent and reliable means of getting money on and (importantly) off of a poker site. With reasonable fees and a variety of services Skrill makes moving money...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 09:35 am PDT
  • Western Union Poker | Deposit By Western Union
    With over 550,000 agent locations in over 200 countries there's little chance you can't find a Western Union outlet near where you're standing (or sitting) right now. Getting your poker deposit online is as simple as walking into a store and handing it over. But you can also now create a full service Western Union account online and zip money around the globe on demand, to poker sites or friends and family alike, from your laptop or mobile phone. It's a whole new Western Union world these days b...
    Fri, 5 Oct 2018, 11:36 am PDT
  • POLi Poker | Play Poker with POLi
    Available to customers in both Australia and New Zealand, POLi is an online payment option that allows users to directly transfer funds for their online bank account to securely pay for goods and services. From flights to in-game purchases there are a range of things you can use POLI for and one of those things, importantly, is also online poker (and sportsbetting, but that's for another day). No registration is needed and as the purchaser (or depositor as it may be) you get directly linked to y...
    Thu, 4 Oct 2018, 11:12 am PDT
  • Discover Poker | Play Poker with Discover
    If you live in the United States, and particularly a licensed online poker state such as New Jersey, the PokerStars Play + card is a personalized, pre-paid Discover card account that makes deposits and withdrawals very, very seamless. Discover has also branched out into the online banking world now which means you can also have a separate account from your bank account that you can dedicate entirely to poker to keep your bankroll removed from other expense accounts. If you're a long-time user of...
    Wed, 3 Oct 2018, 12:39 pm PDT
  • Boku Poker | Play Poker with Boku
    How does Boku even work? Pretty simply, actually. You pick Boku as your online poker deposit method via the poker site cashier, select the amount you want to deposit and click send. Rather than enter your credit card or your bank details, the amount of your deposit is just added to your next mobile phone bill. You still have to pay it, obviously. But if there's an easier way to make a deposit to your online poker account, we've yet to see it. What is Boku? Founded in the UK (originally called Vi...
    Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 10:16 am PDT
  • iDEAL Poker | Play Poker with iDEAL
    iDEAL has been a staple payment provider in the Netherlands since 2005 and is used for literally millions of daily bill payments, charitable donations and even tax transactions by Dutch citizens. It's by far the most popular online payment method in the Netherlands. In fact iDEAL is so popular it accounts for close to 60% of all online transactions made in the Netherlands! iDEAL requires no special set-up or maintenance. As long as you have an account at a major bank (SNS Bank, Fortis, Freisland...
    Mon, 1 Oct 2018, 12:48 pm PDT
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  • THE NEW POKER ALLIANCE DRIVES ADVOCACY FOR POKER PLAYERS IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    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 world of poker, in particular the players seeking to enjoy safe, well-regulated, and fair games in myriad locations and formats. The revamped association will prioritize...
    Thu, 28 Jun 2018, 11:23 am PDT
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  • 2018 World Series of Poker Europe: COLOSSUS Final Table Determined as Event #2 Gets Underway new
    Although it has been going on since October 9, it could be honestly said that the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe got off to its FULL start on Sunday. Action was fervid in the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, as the COLOSSUS worked its way down to the final table and Event #2, the €1500 Pot Limit Omaha tournament, kicked off its Day 1 action. Event #1 – €500 No Limit Hold’em COLOSSUS – Day 2 For the first time, the eight flights of the European COLOSSUS came together for play on Sund...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 07:40 pm PDT
  • U. S. Poker Open to Return in 2019 new
    After debuting earlier this year to a less-than rousing reception, the powers that be at Poker Central and its streaming outlet PokerGO have announced that the U. S. Poker Open will return in 2019. The “made for streaming” series is a high dollar series of poker tournaments that, in some respects, makes for a “Big Four” of PokerGO-centric events that are their exclusive broadcast property (along with the Super High Roller Bowl, the Poker Masters and the ARIA High Rollers Series). The 2019 versio...
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 08:15 am PDT
  • Three Approaches to Having the Second Biggest Stack at the Table new
    If you are any type of tournament poker player, then you’ve been in this position. You’ve taken your starting stack and built it up nicely, maybe doubled it or more. You’ve been in the position normally where you’ve been the chip leader at your table and have been dictating the play. But now your table is broken up and you’ve been moved to another patch of felt that has a stack that is bigger than yours. A situation such as this requires that a player make some adjustments to what they’re doing.
    Sun, 14 Oct 2018, 07:05 am PDT
  • 2018 World Series of Poker Europe: European COLOSSUS Comes Through in the End; Beginning of 10-Event...
    The 2018 World Series of Poker Europe is underway at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, with the first event of the 10-tournament roster dominating the last five days. That event, the €550 COLOSSUS, has come through in the end as players flooded the King’s Casino over the past couple of days. A Slow Start, but A Smashing Finish The first four days of the COLOSSUS (the tournament started on October 9) featured eight flights of competition to build up what was hoped would be a monstrou...
    Sat, 13 Oct 2018, 08:09 pm PDT
  • Poker Professional Micah Raskin Facing Federal Drug Charges
    In February of this year, poker professional Micah Raskin’s world came to a crashing halt when he was charged by Nassau County (NY) authorities of operating a major drug ring. Now the federal authorities are getting into the game, with Raskin facing more charges in a federal court along with his state charges. Earlier this month, Raskin was charged in U. S. District court with distributing 100 kilograms or more of marijuana, a serious charge in the federal system. By federal statutes, a convicti...
    Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 08:25 am PDT
  • Eldorado Completes Purchase of Tropicana Entertainment
    Last week, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. announced that it completed the acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. from Icahn Enterprises. It’s a bit of a complicated transaction, valued at $1.85 billion, but I will do my best to explain it. Eldorado merged a “subsidiary” into Tropicana and then Tropicana became a subsidiary of Eldorado, but not before selling most of its real estate to Gaming and Leisure Properties for $1.21 billion. One of those properties was Lumière Place Casino and Hotel, which...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 10:17 pm PDT
  • MGM-GVC Inks Sports Betting Deal With California Tribe
    Call it a partnership on spec, if you will. MGM GVC Interactive LLC announced on Monday that it has formed a sports betting partnership with the United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) of California. The Tribe owns the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, just north of Sacramento. This could be big news, but “could” is the operative word there, as sports betting has not been legalized in California. Thus, this deal between the two entities has the distinct possibility of never resulting in any...
    Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 08:33 pm PDT
  • Bobby Baldwin to Leave MGM
    Gambling legend and long-time Las Vegas gaming executive Bobby Baldwin will soon be out at MGM, according to an announcement from the company late last week. The 1978 World Series of Poker Main Event champion and four-time bracelet winner has been with the company or one that was later acquired by it for about three decades. The news of Baldwins departure was not originally announced by MGM Resorts International, but rather by the Las Vegas news and happenings blog, Vital Vegas. On early Thursda...
    Tue, 9 Oct 2018, 07:43 pm PDT
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