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Rick Salomon Scoops $928K Pot on ‘Poker After Dark’
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, October 19th, 2017

This week, TV show Poker After Dark reached another high point after a huge pot was played between Rick Salomon and Aaron Zang, with other players gathered around the table also including Bill Perkins, Brian Rast, Haralabos Voulgaris, and Phil Galfond. In the $500/$1000... 

Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos Join Team Winamax
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Just in time for the WSOP Europe that kicks-off today, French poker site Winamax has recruited two top pros capable of taking down an event or two and heaping more positive publicity on the site, namely Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos. The players hail from Italy... 

Phil Ivey Eyeing Tournament Return in 2018
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Much to the disappointment of poker enthusiasts everywhere, Phil Ivey has been largely absent from the tournament circuit over the past few years, having recorded just three cashes since the beginning of 2015. The same goes for his time spent on PokerStars, with... 

Hossein Ensan Wins WSOPC Rozvadov Main Event for $219k
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

This Thursday, the 2017 WSOP Europe is set to get underway at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, but before the prestigious tournament series begins the World Series of Poker Circuit capped off its latest stop at the very same casino with its... 

Dani “Ansky” Stern Bids Farewell to Poker
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Over the years, Dani Stern has earned a good living playing poker, either as a high stakes online cash grinder, or competing at live or online events on the tournament circuit. However, the player has now decided to call an end to his career as a poker professional,... 

Michigan Holds Largest Poker Tournament in State History
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The live poker tournament scene in Michigan is enjoying an unprecedented surge of interest, and five months after hosting its biggest event to date, that record has now been beaten, albei by just a single person. Equally as impressive is the fact that the player... 

Poker Tweets: Brunson’s Triumphant Return to Twitter!!
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

On October 7th, Doyle Brunson announced that he was taking an extended break from twitter in response to the criticism he received after expressing his views on gun laws in the US. The 84 year-old poker legend’s liberal views on the issue came under particular... 

Macau Casinos Record Impressive Growth in Q3 of 2017
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

In September, Macau posted a 16.1% revenue increase to $2.65 billion, in the process extending the gambling resort’s winning streak to 14 months. With the third quarter of 2017 complete, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DCIJ) has now released... 

Detroit Casinos Up 1.3% to $113.6M in September
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 16th, 2017

Detroit’s monthly gambling figures have been released, with the state’s three casinos having generated revenues of $113.6 million in September, up by 1.3% compared to the same month in 2016. The city of Detroit subsequently collected $18 million by... 

All Three Regulated iPoker States Agree Interstate Compact
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 16th, 2017

Three US states launched their respective online poker industries in 2013, with Nevada and Delaware subsequently enacting an interstate compact in 2015 to give their markets a much-needed liquidity boost. A couple of years later, and New Jersey has decided to throw...