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Hard Rock Rocksino in Ohio
11 Dec 2018
Ohio’s four casinos generated $67.7 million in November, marking a 2 percent improvement compared to the $66.4 million that was collected a year earlier. Meanwhile, the Buckeye State’s seven racinos posted a 6 percent jump in gambling revenue to $80.4 million during the month, according to the latest results released by the Ohio Casino Control
Tiverton Casino Hotel in Rhode Island Taking Sports Bets
10 Dec 2018
On Mon., Dec. 3, the Tiverton Casino Hotel in Tiverton, R.I., began accepting sports wagers at 3 p.m. ET. It thus became the second sportsbook to open in the State of Rhode Island, following its sister property Twin Rivers Casino in Lincoln, which launched the first instate sportsbook on Mon., Nov. 26. Sports Betting Details
Akin Tuna Wins EPT Prague €10,300 No-Limit Hold'em
10 Dec 2018
Last Friday, the PokerStars EPT Prague kicked off at the Casino Atrium Prague in the Czech capital, with dozens of events scheduled to take place during its run until Dec. 18. One tournaments that is now in the bag is its €10,300 No-Limit Hold’em event, which lasted two days and was eventually won by Turkish
Representative Brandt Iden
07 Dec 2018
Michigan already has a mature gambling industry with tribal casinos legalized in 1993, followed by Detroit casinos in 1997, and online lottery games in 2014. Now the Wolverine State is looking to add legal sports betting and online gambling to its gambling mix, with Senatorial approval needed in order to see online poker and other
Live Sports Betting Ban
07 Dec 2018
The UK is one of the world’s biggest gambling markets, but as the industry has grown so has the number of problem gamblers in the country, many of whom are minors. In an effort to address the worrying trend, the Remote Gambling Association (RGA), a trade association whose members include such major players as William
Thor Hansen
06 Dec 2018
Thor Hansen, known to many as the The Godfather of Norwegian Poker, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was aged 71, and leaves behind his wife of two decades Marcella Braswell, whom Norwegian online poker site Poker.No said “became his girlfriend, his wife, and best friend.” Hansen was originally diagnosed with
Ben Wilinofsky Triumphs at WPTDS Championship Main Event
06 Dec 2018
Canadian pro Ben Wilinofsky has taken down the World Poker Tour DeepStacks Championship (WPTDS) Main Event in Calgary, after making his way past a field of 529 players on his way to claiming a top prize of C$223,359 (US$167,990). Wilinofsky Mostly An Online Pro Ben Wilinofsky is an online pro who has amassed $5,233,921 in
Deltin Royale
05 Dec 2018
At the weekend, Indian gaming and hospitality company Delta Corp Limited celebrated its tenth anniversary by hosting a three day gala event on board one of its casino cruise ships in Goa. The celebrations included plenty of poker action, and was attended by numerous Bollywood actors, as well as some of India’s top high stakes
Rich Alati
05 Dec 2018
Prop betting is ingrained within the very core of poker culture, with players willing to do almost anything to prove their resilience while making a quick buck. Nevertheless, the latest bet agreed between two poker pros, USA’s Rich Alati and Australia’s Rory Young, may be one of the most torturous, not to mention dangerous, challenges
UK Gambling Commission
04 Dec 2018
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) continues to keep a close eye on any operator failing to adhere to the strict rules governing the country’s online casino industry. On Thursday, the regulator subsequently levied hefty fines totaling £13.95 million ($17.8m) on three firms for not upholding their responsibility ‘to prevent money laundering and keeping consumers safe
Alberto Stegeman Wins Master Classics of Poker Main Event
04 Dec 2018
The 2018 Master Classics of Poker (MCOP) Main Event took place at the Holland Casino Amsterdam during the last week of November, and attracted 294 players to create a €1,164,240 ($1,327,677) prize pool. Five-day later, and emerging a top of the tournament was none other than Dutch journalist and TV presenter Alberto Stegeman, 47, who
PokerStars Logo
03 Dec 2018
In 2016, PokerStars legally started offering online gambling games in New Jersey. Now the online poker giant has made further inroads into the U.S. online gambling market after being cleared for an official license in neighboring Pennsylvania by the state’s Gaming Control Board. As a tweet from PennBets, which provides news about legal, licensed online
Grand Lisboa in Macau
03 Dec 2018
Macau’s casinos saw their combined gross gaming revenue (GGR) increase by 8.5 percent to $3.1 billion in November, according to the latest data released from the Gaming Inspection & Coordination Bureau (DICJ). Overall, the result was largely in line with the estimates made by several brokerages who had anticipated a GGR growth of between 5-10
Travis Dorsey Triumphs at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event
30 Nov 2018
The Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas played host to the World Series of Poker Circuit from November 14-27. Its eleven event schedule subsequently drew to a close with its $1,700 Main Event, which attracted 518 players and was eventually won by Texas player Travis Dorsey. Dorsey went on a heater after progressing all the
Tunica Roadhouse Casino in Mississippi
29 Nov 2018
On Tuesday, Caesars Entertainment announced that it will halt its gaming operation at the Tunica Roadhouse Casino starting Jan. 31, 2019, although the casino’s 135-room hotel will continue to operate as usual. The casino and hotel company cited a decline in business due to increased competition from neighboring states. Tunica’s Casino Market Tunica in Mississippi
Eldorado Resort Casino Reno
29 Nov 2018
The Stars Group (TSG) has announced a partnership deal with Eldorado Resorts, a leading casino entertainment company in the United States. The strategic alliance could see the parent company of PokerStars eventually offering online gambling in an additional eleven states across the country, including sports betting and online poker verticals. Who Is Eldorado Resorts? Eldorado