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Australian Crown Resorts Employees Arrested in China
October 17th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Last month, a newspaper report revealed how Australia’s casino industry was benefitting from an uptick in Asian traffic following China’s anti-corruption campaign, with visitors doubling between 2015 and 2016, and Asian high-rollers representing a staggering... 

Top Poker Tweets: One Drop Views, Mercier’s Wedding
October 17th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here is a selection of some of the top tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past few days: One Drop Extravaganza Bertrand Grospellier “Congratulations ???? to my friend Elton Tsang for winning the biggest buy-in poker tournament ever, the @onedrop... 

Elton Tsang Wins €11.11M At Poker Event in Monaco
October 17th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Elton Tsang has just won the biggest buy-in tournament in poker history, after forking out €1 million, or roughly $1.1 million to enter the 2016 Big One for One Drop Invitational event held at the Casino de Monte-Carlo in Monaco. A total of 26 players entered... 

New Jersey iGaming Revenues Up 35% in September
October 14th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

New Jersey’s online gambling market has been enjoying a golden 2016 so far, and has consistently been posting double-digit year-on-year gains each month. September was no exception, either, with revenues coming in at $16.2 million, higher by 35% compared... 

2016 Poker HOF: Carlos Mortensen and Todd Brunson Honored
October 14th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

The 2016 Poker Hall of Fame finalists list has been narrowed down from ten players to just two, who will both be inducted into the prestigious pantheon on October 29th at Binion’s Gaming Hall in Las Vegas. Topping the list of nominees was Todd Brunson and Carlos... 

Women Poker Pros Courted With Sponsorship Deals
October 14th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

While professional poker players in general have seen a major fall in the number of sponsorship deals being offered by gaming companies, there remains one segment of players that are still viewed as highly desirable targets as far as sponsorship funds are concerned,... 

Amaya And William Hill in Merger Talks
October 13th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

Last year saw a number of high profile mergers between some of the world’s biggest gambling companies, including Ladbrokes and Coral, Paddy Power and Betfair, and GVC and Bwin.Party. In the meantime, William Hill looked like it may have missed the opportunity... 

Driton Haxhiaj Wins GUKPT Luton, Again!
October 13th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Driton Haxhiaj has won the 2016 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) Luton Main Event, after defeating a field of 239 players on his way to capturing the title, and collecting £61,250 in prize money. Three years earlier, the Lithuanian player also won the very same... 

Partypoker Joins Twitch Movement
October 13th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

Partypoker is the world’s 5th busiest poker room, with the site currently ranked just below PokerStars’ Italian offering, according to the tracking website PokerScout. Partypoker’s position is a far cry from its pre-UIGEA days when it was a global... 

Ohio Casino Revenues Flat in September 2016
October 12th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has released its gambling results for the state’s four casinos, revealing a slight 0.6% fall in revenues to $63.9 million compared to the $64.3 million collected in the same month last year. In September, the Jack Cleveland... 

Yong and Goulder Agree £20k Table Tennis Prop Bet
October 12th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Gambling News

The WPT UK Festival is scheduled to take place from October 22nd to November 6th with more than £3 million in prize money to be awarded throughout the popular poker series. The 16-day festival takes place at the Dusk Till Dawn casino in Nottingham, England, and... 

Detroit Casinos Up 5% to $112M in September
October 12th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its latest gambling results for Detroit, revealing that the city’s three licensed casinos generated revenues of $112.2 million in September. While that figure was 3.2% lower than the previous month, it still... 

Brian Rast Wins $25k Aria High Roller for $393,120
October 11th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Brian Rast has won the $25k Aria High Roller, after overcoming a field of 39 players over 13 hours to lift the title, and collect a first place prize of $393,120. Following a victory which pushes his live career earnings to $18,173,512, the 34 year-old pro consolidates... 

Top Poker Tweets: Phil Hellmuth Apologizes
October 11th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here is a selection of some of the top tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past few days: Phil Hellmuth Apologizes “Just gave @DanSmithHolla THIS! I crossed the line in a poker tourney vs Dan, so I apologized and bought him #DomP” Vanessa... 

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