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08 Jan 2019
The partypoker Live MILLIONS tour has announced their tournament schedule for the rest of 2019. This year’s schedule looks different than the 2018 slate, as two tournament locations have been bumped and replaced with new venues and new countries. Gone from the 2018 schedule are MILLIONS stops in Russia and the UK. Taking their place
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04 Jan 2019
888 Poker scooped up the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network earlier this week, becoming the sole owner of the network. 888 Poker already owned a 47 per cent of the All American Poker Network and acquired the remaining 53 per cent from its joint venture partner Avenue Capital for $28 million. Under
Kentucky Capitol
01 Jan 2019
It looks like Michigan’s launch into the world of online poker has been put on hold. As reported last week, Michigan looked set to become the fifth state to legalize online gambling, in the process delighting online poker players. The enthusiasm stemmed from Bill HB 4962, which comfortably passed through the Michigan state senate by
Parx Casino
28 Dec 2018
In November, Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos generated a combined $254 million in revenue, marking a slight 0.3% improvement compared to the same month in 2017. Business was also 0.62% higher versus the previous month. While the slots segment reported a 0.96% year-over-year revenue increase to $183.07 million in November, table games, on the other hand, saw
PokerStars Logo
27 Dec 2018
On Friday, Dec.21, PokerStars announced that they had become the first-ever “Official Poker Partner” of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The online gambling company’s familiar red spade will subsequently be on display at the upcoming pay-per-view Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson UFC fight scheduled to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec.
NJ Man Wins $1 Million Playing Three Card Poker at Borgata
26 Dec 2018
Christmas is a time of festivities and good cheer. However, a New Jersey man had more to celebrate than most during the holiday period after enjoying a $1 million life-changing visit to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. On Saturday, Dec.22., the man identified as “Harold M” pulled up a seat at
Poker Hall Of Famer Lyle Berman
26 Dec 2018
WPT Enterprises, parent company of the World Poker Tour and Allied Esports International, has signed a merger deal with US firm Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. The $150 million acquisition is expected to be finalized in early 2019, with the company to be called Allied Esports Entertainment Inc., and publicly traded on Nasdaq as AESE. Company
State Representative Brandt Iden
24 Dec 2018
On Thursday, Dec. 20th, the last day of the 2018 legislative session, the Michigan Senate voted in favor of online gambling bill HB 4926 by a margin of 33-5. The piece of legislation had previously been approved in the Michigan’s House, and once Gov. Rick Snyder signs off on the bill, the Wolverine State will
Kentucky Capitol
24 Dec 2018
The Stars Group has won a major victory in a Kentucky appeals court after its three-judge panel voted to release the gambling company from an $870.7 million judgement leveled against it by a trial’s court three years earlier. The fine had originally been imposed against the PokerStars owner for transgressing the state’s anti-gambling law between
Isaac Haxton Wins $3.6 Million Top Prize at Super High Roller Bowl V
22 Dec 2018
Partypoker sponsored pro Isaac Haxton is one of the most accomplished high rolling poker pros on the planet. On Wednesday, Dec.19th, however, he recorded the biggest score of his professional career after taking down the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl V for a massive $3,672,000. Commenting upon his remarkable result, the 33-year-old pro stated:
William Hill Logo
22 Dec 2018
United Kingdom-based bookmaker William Hill was fined €300,000 (approximately $341,500) according to a statement released on Friday, Dec. 14 by the Dutch Gaming Authority, also known as the KSA (Kansspelautoriteit). This penalty was levied on the firm for accepting customers in the Netherlands on its internet gaming platforms without being properly licensed. KSA’s Strategy There
Paul Michaelis Wins 2018 EPT Prague Main Event For €840k
20 Dec 2018
The PokerStars sponsored EPT Prague wrapped up its 12-day run at the Casino Atrium Prague with its flagship €5,300 Main Event. The tournament attracted an impressive 1,174 entries resulting in a €5,693,900 ($6,464,244) prize pool, with German player Paul Michaelis eventually triumphing over the field, including Ukraine’s Artem Kobylynskyi heads-up, to collect the title, and
AGA Names Bill Miller As New President
20 Dec 2018
The American Gaming Association (AGA), a trade association which lobbies on behalf of the casino industry, has named Bill Miller as its next president and chief executive officer. The long-time lobbyist’s appointment follows a four-month executive search, with Miller due to assume office effective January 14, 2019. “I am honored to join a team with
Oakland Raiders and Caesars Entertainment Pen 15-Year Gambling Partnership
20 Dec 2018
The Oakland Raiders have become the latest American football team to sign a partnership deal with a gaming firm after announcing a 15-year agreement with Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment. Last month, the American casinos and hotel company also announced an agreement with another National Football League (NFL) team, namely the Baltimore Ravens. In addition, Caesars
Alexander Lynskey Wins WSOP International Circuit Sydney
19 Dec 2018
Sydney’s Star Casino has established itself as the WSOP International Circuit’s most popular venue. The tour’s recent visit was no exception, either, with its A$2,200 Main Event attracting an impressive 1,191 entries to create an A$2,100,000 (US$1,709,770) prize pool, or A$282,000 more than its initial guarantee. Needles to say, the field consisted mainly of Aussie
NBA Announces Multiyear Partnership With The Stars Group
19 Dec 2018
On Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, The Stars Group announced in a press release that it has entered into a multi-year arrangement with The National Basketball Association (NBA). Under The terms of this partnership, The Stars Group will become an “authorized gaming operator” of the professional sports league in The United States. About The Deal The