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Chris Moorman Hits $15M Mark in Online MTT Winnings
19 Jul 2018
Chris Moorman has been atop of online poker tournament’s ‘all-time money list’ for longer than anyone can remember, and ever so often the poker community gets to learn of yet another milestone event recorded by the UK pro. In September 2013, for instance, he became the first player to surpass $10 million in career online
Courts Left To Decide Fate of Texas Poker Clubs
19 Jul 2018
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declined to give an opinion as to whether or not the membership card rooms that dot the state are legal, with his office citing a pending lawsuit between two of these clubs as a reason to refrain from comment. As a spokesperson for the AG’s office subsequently explained, it is
Justin Bonomo Tops All Time Money List After $10M Big One for One Drop Success
18 Jul 2018
Last night, the $1 Million Big One for One Drop wrapped up to conclude one of the most exciting World Series of Poker festivals ever seen. In appropriate fashion for a series that has produced many a dramatic story, Justin Bonomo eventually managed to overcome his final opponent, Fedor Holz, to claim a second bracelet
Pennsylvania Received Six Applications as Phase 1 Licensing Draws to Close
17 Jul 2018
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) can breath a sigh of relief after receiving applications from nine of the state’s casinos requesting full online gambling licenses (table, slots, poker) priced at $10 million each. This first phase of licensing was available from April 16 to July 16 for Pennsylvania 13 casinos, but failed to attract
Maryland Casino Revenue Up 14% to $149M in June
17 Jul 2018
Maryland’s casino industry continues to show significant strength, with the market rising by 14.1% to $148.9 million in June compared to the $130.5 million collected a year earlier. From that tally, slot machine revenue noted an impressive 16% year-on-year increase to $93.7 million, while table games also improved by 11% to $55.2 million. The latest
Joe Cada Doubles Bracelet Tally to Four at 2018 WSOP
16 Jul 2018
Joe Cada has truly provided the outstanding story of the 2018 World Series of Poker, having captured a gold bracelet at the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Shootout for $226,218, and last weekend finishing the Main Event in 5th place for a huge $2.15 million payday. Nevertheless, the 30 year-old pro was not content to leave
Melco Temporary Casino Off To a Slow Start in Cyprus
16 Jul 2018
Melco International Development, also known as the Melco Group, has opened its first casino in Europe, or more specifically on the island of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Hong Kong-based firm has been around for more than 100 years and primarily operates in Hong Kong, Macau, and the Philippines. The development underway in the
John Cynn Crowned 2018 WSOP Main Event Champion
15 Jul 2018
The 2018 WSOP Main Event produced one of the most epic heads-up battle ever witnessed, with the 10 hour long marathon eventually decided after John Cynn saw off Tony Miles to claim the most prestigious title in the whole of poker. Ultimately, however, the 33 year-old Indiana pro triumphed over a huge field of 7,874
Ben Yu Wins $50,000 NLHE High Roller
15 Jul 2018
The 2018 World Series of Poker is fast approaching its conclusion, with all but two of its 78 bracelet schedule already completed, one of which is the $1 Million Big One for One Drop scheduled to get underway later today. As the Series begins to wind down, two previous WSOP winners have taken the opportunity
Shaun Deeb the First Player to Win 2 Bracelets at 2018 WSOP
15 Jul 2018
One has to look back to 1999 to find the last time a World Series of Poker was held that did not produce a double-bracelet winner, with those players most recently achieving the feat including Brian Hastings in 2015, Jason Mercier in 2016, and David Bach in 2017. Just as it looked like this unbroken
Tony Miles
14 Jul 2018
On the penultimate day of this year’s WSOP Main Event, six players from an original starting field of 7,874 returned to the action, and by the end of seven hours of play just Tony Miles (photo), John Cynn and Michael Dyer remained. The players are now on an overnight break, and are expected to resume
NJ's Gambling Market Lifted by Sports and iPoker Liquidity in June
13 Jul 2018
New Jersey’s online gambling market generated $22.7 million in June, representing a 12.1% year-on-year increase, according to the latest revenue results released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Revenue (DGE). From that tally, online casinos continued to do the heavy lifting, with its revenue rising by 13.1% to $20.9 million, while online poker noted
Loto-Quebec Pushing for Online Gambling Crackdown
13 Jul 2018
Canadians have enjoyed a rather relaxed online gambling landscape over the past few years, and in 2017 the industry was worth around CAD$17.3 billion (US13.11bn), much of which ended up in the pockets of unlicensed foreign internet gambling companies. That may soon be about to change, though, as Loto-Quebec is pushing hard for a resolution
John Cynn
13 Jul 2018
Day 8 of the WSOP Main Event saw the nine remaining finalists return to the action, with one-third of the players still in contention haling from outside of the US. By the end of the day, however, the competition had become an all American affair, with all six players left guaranteed a payday of at
Loto-Quebec Pushing for Online Gambling Crackdown
12 Jul 2018
Day 7 of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event saw 26 hopefuls return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino looking to book themselves a seat at the exclusive final table where each competitor is guaranteed a payout of at least $1 million. That point was then reached in the most dramatic fashion
Phil Hellmuth Captures 15th WSOP Bracelet at $5k Turbo NLHE
12 Jul 2018
Last night, the $10k Main Event played down to its final table, with the 2009 WSOP champion Joe Cada attracting most of the media attention after successfully navigating his way through to a second final table. In fact, everybody was so engrossed in the proceedings that another astonishing feat failed to garner much coverage at