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Abraham Korotki Wins 2017 WSOPC Harrah’s Atlantic City
March 23rd, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Abraham Korotki has won the 2017 WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Atlantic City, after besting a field of 341 players over three days on his way to capturing the title, and its $117,645 first place prize. Back in 2006, Korotki won the $10k WSOPC Atlantic City Championship... 

Amaya Revenues Up 8% to $1.15BN in 2016
March 23rd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

Amaya Inc has released its full year earnings, revealing record revenues of $1.15 billion for the whole of 2016, up by 8% compared to the $1.07 billion that was collected in 2015. From that tally, adjusted net earnings soared by 26% to $366.7 million, while the... 

Mississippi Casino Revenues Plummet 10% in February
March 23rd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

In 2016, Mississippi’s casino market ended a seven-year slump by posting a slight 1% revenue increase to $2.12 billion compared to the previous year. However, 2017 has gotten off to a shakier stars, and after tumbling 7% in January, the state’s coastal... 

Kenneth Smaron Wins 2017 PCS Panama Main Event
March 22nd, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Latest stop on the PokerStars Championship tour was the Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino in Panama City, with its $5,300 Main Event attracting 366 entries to create a prize pool of $1,775,100. One week of action later, and the tournament was eventually won by US... 

PA Casinos Down for 5th Straight Month in February
March 22nd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has released its latest results for February, revealing a 3.65% decline in revenues to $258.6 million, compared to the $268.3 million collected in the same month last year. The revenue decrease also marks a five month losing... 

Online Poker To Be Banned in Australia
March 22nd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Gambling Legislation

On March 21st, the Australian Sentate passed the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill (2016), meaning online wagering on live sporting events is now one short step away from being illegal. However, a range of other online gambling products have also been included... 

PokerStars Celebrates New Jersey One Year Anniversary
March 21st, 2017 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

On March 21, 2016, PokerStars officially relaunched in New Jersey having been absent for more than five years following the Black Friday indictments. While at the time its entry was expected to breathe life into the Garden State’s ailing online poker market,... 

Tom Dwan Cashes at Macau High Roller for $275k
March 21st, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News, Poker Tournaments News

Tom Dwan may have slipped off the poker grid since parting ways with Full Tilt back in 2013, and subsequently making his home on the other side of the world in Asia, but the high-stakes pro has continued to make poker headlines over the ensuing years, albeit fueled... 

No Legal Requirement for Irish Casinos to Pay Punters
March 21st, 2017 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Casino News

Imagine visiting an Irish casino and losing €9,000 playing an automated roulette machine, only to return the next day to win €11,713 on the same machine, thus turning a tidy profit. All’s well that ends well, you may surmise concerning your roller coaster... 

Cate Hall Beats Mike Dentale for $30,000
March 20th, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

At the end of last year, a twitter war of words broke out between Mike Dentale and Cate Hall after the former accused the latter of being “clueless”. During their ensuing mud-slinging match, Dentale went on to question Hall’s poker pedigree, and... 

Poker Tweets: Sean Deeb’s Ever Expanding Roll!
March 20th, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the top tweets coming from your favorite pros recently, starting with some choice comments concerning Sean Deeb and his ever expanding roll: Matt Glantz (photo) “The Afterparty @sugarhousepoker @WinAtSugarHouse @PokerNightTV” George... 

2017 Chicago Poker Classic Proves a Popular Affair
March 20th, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The 2017 Chicago Poker Classic took place at the Horseshoe Casino Hammond from March 2-13, with the 14-event series proving as popular as ever with thousands of players braving the winter elements to take part in the competition. Naturally, the $2,000 Main Event... 

Mike Del Vecchio Wins 2017 WPT Rolling Thunder for $285k
March 17th, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Michael Del Vecchio has just won the WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event, after besting a field of 421 players, including Sorel Mizzi heads-up, to claim the title, as well as its top prize of $284,638. The US pro also received a $15,000 ticket for the WPT Tournament... 

iGambling Legislation a Good Foil Against Black Marketeers
March 17th, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Gambling Legislation

During the first quarter of 2017, a total of seven states have put forward proposals seeking to set up regulated online gambling markets, namely California, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Of course, no iGaming...