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Ohio Casinos Continue Lackluster Performance
December 8th, 2013 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Midwestern state of Ohio has only had a casino industry since 2012, with initial estimates at the time predicting Ohio’s four casinos would generate around $1.9 billion a year in revenue, with 33% of that total, equal to $643 million, then going towards state... 

US Online Gambling A Danger To Land-Based Casino Profits?
December 7th, 2013 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News, Online Poker News

The US finally embraced online gambling this year, with Delaware, Nevada and then New Jersey becoming the first states to gain a foothold in the fledgling regulated internet gambling market. The decision is naturally seen as a shrewd move to be part of a global... 

2013 EPT Prague Poker Festival To Feature Nadal, Ronaldo And Negreanu
December 6th, 2013 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The European Poker Tour Prague poker festival will take place at the Hilton Prague Hotel between December 8th and 18th, and included amongst its nearly 40 tournament schedule is a €100,000 charity poker event featuring some of the world’s top sports personalities. The... 

Derrick Rosenbarger Wins WPT Montreal For $500,824
December 6th, 2013 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Derrick Rosenbarger has won the WPT Montreal main event, after overcoming a field of 862 players over seven days on his way to collecting the coveted title, as well as the $500,824 first place prize. The $3,500 buy-in tournament attracted a top-flight field of... 

Maryland Casino Revenue Soars To $66.84m In November
December 6th, 2013 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino figures for November, revealing an impressive increase in revenue to $66.84 million from $43 million taken in the same month last year. Excluding the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, which only opened... 

Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: JR Bellande’s Backer Loses It
December 6th, 2013 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here is a selection of some of the top poker tweets coming from the pros over the past week: Jean-Robert Bellande “Following tonight’s loss, I received this text from my backer. Can’t possibly describe how i’m feeling.. JRB: No big pots.... 

Professor Larry Pileggi Triumphs At Pittsburgh Poker Open Championship
December 4th, 2013 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Professor of electrical and computer engineering Larry Pileggi has won the Pittsburgh Poker Open Championship for $71,782 after first besting a tough field of talented pros, which included such notable names as Greg Raymer, Dan O’Brien, and 2009 WSOP runner-up... 

Poker Black Friday Heading To Singapore?
December 4th, 2013 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

The Southeast Asian country of Singapore is one of the world’s biggest casino markets, generating around $6 billion each year in gaming revenue, and a further $375 million annually in online gambling. The global remote gambling industry is estimated to be worth... 

Global Online Poker Market 18% Lower Than Last Year
December 4th, 2013 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Poker News

According to the latest online cash game report, the global market is currently experiencing 18% less traffic than at the same time a year earlier. Helping to explain the dramatic decline in traffic is the fact that Full Tilt Poker had only just relaunched on November... 

888.com Named Online Poker Operator Of The Year
December 3rd, 2013 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

On November 25th, the International Gaming Awards honored 888.com with the coveted “Online Poker Operator of the Year” award. The prestigious event, now in its ninth year, took place at the Roundhouse Theater in London and in addition to winning the... 

Matthew Waxman Wins WPT Regional Seminole Hard Rock In Florida
December 3rd, 2013 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Matt Waxman has won the WPT Regional Seminole Hard Rock “Rock’n’ Poker Open” Main Event, after besting a field of 482 players over four days on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the $123,598 first place prize (after a deal was... 

Florida Poker Pro Foils Attempted $100k Robbery
December 3rd, 2013 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under General Poker News

On Wednesday, Florida poker pro Eric Riley had one of the most bizarre and harrowing days of his poker career, after crooks tried to relieve him of his poker bankroll twice in the same day. The incident happened after the 32 year-old had just enjoyed a successful... 

Caesars’s Poker Bad Beat Jackpot Hit For $766,951
December 2nd, 2013 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Casino News

On the eve of Thanksgiving at around 6 p.m., almost 200 poker players got to share in a massive Caesar’s “Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot” worth a record-breaking $766,951. The incredible hand was played on Wednesday, November 27th, when 198... 

Top Poker Tweets From The Pros; Devonshire Upswing, Iacofano Bloodbath
December 2nd, 2013 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the best poker tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week: Bryan Devonshire “If I quit gambling immediately for the rest of the month, then I will book my first winning month of 2013. #tempting” Kevin Iacofano “Had... 

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