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New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites
CardsChat News - October 17th, 2018

New Jersey gaming regulators are sounding the alarm on what they see as a threat to regulated gambling operations in the state — the continued operation and promotion of illegal, […]

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Jon Sofen - October 17th, 2018

Nevada sportsbooks appear to be on the verge of accepting bets from other states where sports betting is legal, with approval for such a leap pending in front of the […]

PokerStars Launching SECOOP Tournament Series for Players in France, Spain, and Portugal

PokerStars Launching SECOOP Tournament Series for Players in France, Spain, and Portugal

CardsChat News - October 17th, 2018

PokerStars is introducing another online poker tournament series, announcing that players from three countries will be able to participate in SECOOP – the Southern Europe Championship of Online Poker – […]

Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000

Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000

Jon Sofen - October 16th, 2018

Shaun Deeb extended his WSOP Player of the Year lead over Ben Yu with an 11th place finish in the WSOP Europe €1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament. But it was Israel’s Asi […]

Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets

Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets

CardsChat News - October 16th, 2018

The Borgata might have won a $10.1 million judgement against Phil Ivey in their edge sorting case with the famous poker pro, but according to a report by CardPlayer.com, the […]

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Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets
Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets
CardsChat News October 16th, 2018
The Borgata might have won a $10.1 million judgement against Phil Ivey in their edge sorting case with the famous poker pro, but according to a report by C...
Raze the Rio? Vegas Blog Stirs Pot with Rumor MLB Stadium Will Replace WSOP Casino
Raze the Rio? Vegas Blog Stirs Pot with Rumor MLB Stadium Will Replace WSOP Casino
Jon Sofen October 11th, 2018
Caesars Entertainment will soon demolish the Rio, home to the WSOP since 2005, and replace it with a Major League Baseball stadium, according to popular La...
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
Jon Sofen October 8th, 2018
SugarHouse Casino, which boasts one of the top poker rooms in the Philadelphia area, was fined $100,000 for its dealers in a poker tournament and table gam...
Borgata Appeal Could Triple Damages Collected from Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case
Borgata Appeal Could Triple Damages Collected from Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case
CardsChat News October 3rd, 2018
Phil Ivey hasn’t done well in his edge sorting cases with major casinos on either side of the Atlantic. Crockfords in London has been allowed to withhold...
New Jersey Online Poker Rake Drops to Record Low as Casino Gaming, Sports Betting Thrives
New Jersey Online Poker Rake Drops to Record Low as Casino Gaming, Sports Betting Thrives
Daniel Smyth October 15th, 2018
New Jersey online poker revenue dipped to its lowest ever point in September, despite internet gaming enjoying a 19.5 percent upswing. Reading through the ...
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
New Jersey casinos and racetracks earned more than $3.8 million in revenue from sports betting in July, a figure that is more than double the amount made f...
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
Jon Sofen August 14th, 2018
Maybe Daniel Negreanu is onto something when he suggests that “more rake is better.” PokerStars reported $217 million in rake during 2018 Q2,...
Poker Boom 2.0? Nevada Revenues for June Come Close to 2007 Record
Poker Boom 2.0? Nevada Revenues for June Come Close to 2007 Record
CardsChat News August 2nd, 2018
Poker tables may be steadily disappearing all across Nevada, but the game appears to be as popular as ever, at least according to the latest figures from N...
New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites
New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites
CardsChat News October 17th, 2018
New Jersey gaming regulators are sounding the alarm on what they see as a threat to regulated gambling operations in the state — the continued operat...
Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets
Unable to Find Money in New Jersey, Borgata Wants Approval to Go After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets
CardsChat News October 16th, 2018
The Borgata might have won a $10.1 million judgement against Phil Ivey in their edge sorting case with the famous poker pro, but according to a report by C...
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
Poker pro Micah Raskin was busted earlier this year in a major Long Island marijuana raid, and now he faces additional federal charges for distributing mor...
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential g...
Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000
Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000
Jon Sofen October 16th, 2018
Shaun Deeb extended his WSOP Player of the Year lead over Ben Yu with an 11th place finish in the WSOP Europe €1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament. ...
Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?
Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?
Jon Sofen October 16th, 2018
Some poker players apparently seem to think that mastering the check-raise bluff makes them qualified to coach an NFL team. Following and during Green Bay&...
Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory
Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory
Daniel Smyth October 15th, 2018
Maria Ho has become the latest WPTDeepStacks champion after outlasting a 387-entrant field in Johannesburg, South Africa. The American poker pro entered th...
Matt Damon Talks ‘Rounders,’ Poker Evolution on Bill Simmons Podcast
Matt Damon Talks ‘Rounders,’ Poker Evolution on Bill Simmons Podcast
Jon Sofen October 15th, 2018
Matt Damon went on the Bill Simmons podcast to discuss many topics, including his role in the 1998 poker movie, “Rounders.” The award-winning a...
Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room
Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room
Jon Sofen October 13th, 2018
Doyle Brunson will headline two special “Poker After Dark” high-stakes mixed game sessions from Bobby’s Room at Bellagio Oct. 23 and 24. ...
Liv Boeree, Daniel Negreanu to Battle at Chess in Latest PokerStars Platinum Pass Promo
Liv Boeree, Daniel Negreanu to Battle at Chess in Latest PokerStars Platinum Pass Promo
CardsChat News October 12th, 2018
Daniel Negreanu and Liv Boeree are about to find out if their strategic expertise at poker is enough to translate into success in the world of chess. In a ...
World Poker Tour Dips Toe into Cryptocurrency Waters by Partnering with Canadian Startup
World Poker Tour Dips Toe into Cryptocurrency Waters by Partnering with Canadian Startup
CardsChat News October 11th, 2018
The World Poker Tour is bringing a new official partner on board, one that promises to further bridge the gap between poker and blockchain technology. The ...
US Poker Open to Return in 2019, Short Deck Tourneys Included
US Poker Open to Return in 2019, Short Deck Tourneys Included
Jon Sofen October 10th, 2018
Two short deck poker events highlight the 2019 US Poker Open schedule. The 10-tournament series begins Feb. 13 at the PokerGo Studio in Las Vegas, Poker Ce...
Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room
Doyle Brunson Headlines ‘Poker After Dark’ Mixed Game Action in Bobby’s Room
Jon Sofen October 13th, 2018
Doyle Brunson will headline two special “Poker After Dark” high-stakes mixed game sessions from Bobby’s Room at Bellagio Oct. 23 and 24. ...
Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots
Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots
CardsChat News October 8th, 2018
According to a report by Poker Industry Pro, a group of poker players who have accounts on French poker site Winamax are suing the online gambling operator...
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
Jon Sofen October 8th, 2018
SugarHouse Casino, which boasts one of the top poker rooms in the Philadelphia area, was fined $100,000 for its dealers in a poker tournament and table gam...
WPTDeepstacks Houston Proves Successful Despite Legal Limbo of Texas Poker
WPTDeepstacks Houston Proves Successful Despite Legal Limbo of Texas Poker
CardsChat Tournament News October 1st, 2018
When the World Poker Tour announced WPTDeepstacks Houston, there were plenty of questions raised – not the least of which was whether the controversy ove...
PokerStars Launching SECOOP Tournament Series for Players in France, Spain, and Portugal
PokerStars Launching SECOOP Tournament Series for Players in France, Spain, and Portugal
CardsChat News October 17th, 2018
PokerStars is introducing another online poker tournament series, announcing that players from three countries will be able to participate in SECOOP – th...
Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000
Shaun Deeb Extends WSOP POY Lead, Asi Moshe Wins €1,650 NLH Bracelet for €83,000
Jon Sofen October 16th, 2018
Shaun Deeb extended his WSOP Player of the Year lead over Ben Yu with an 11th place finish in the WSOP Europe €1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament. ...
Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory
Maria Ho Dominates WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg for $69K, Fifth Live Tourney Victory
Daniel Smyth October 15th, 2018
Maria Ho has become the latest WPTDeepStacks champion after outlasting a 387-entrant field in Johannesburg, South Africa. The American poker pro entered th...
World Series of Poker Europe Colossus Event Draws Nearly 3,000 Entries
World Series of Poker Europe Colossus Event Draws Nearly 3,000 Entries
CardsChat Tournament News October 15th, 2018
The 2018 World Series of Poker Europe started with a bang last week by kicking off the festivities at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic with ...
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
Poker pro Micah Raskin was busted earlier this year in a major Long Island marijuana raid, and now he faces additional federal charges for distributing mor...
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential g...
Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots
Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots
CardsChat News October 8th, 2018
According to a report by Poker Industry Pro, a group of poker players who have accounts on French poker site Winamax are suing the online gambling operator...
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck
Jon Sofen October 8th, 2018
SugarHouse Casino, which boasts one of the top poker rooms in the Philadelphia area, was fined $100,000 for its dealers in a poker tournament and table gam...