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Rumor Mill: Rio Up for Sale, Possible WSOP Venue Change?

Rumor Mill: Rio Up for Sale, Possible WSOP Venue Change?

Jon Sofen - April 11th, 2019
A Las Vegas insider’s tweet helped intensify a rumor that the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will soon be sold and demolished, leaving Caesars Entertainment searching for […]
Virginia Governor Signs Gambling Bill Which Could Eventually Allow for Online Poker

Virginia Governor Signs Gambling Bill Which Could Eventually Allow for Online Poker

CardsChat News - March 26th, 2019
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a gaming study bill on Friday, a move that could eventually open the door to online poker and casino gambling in the state. The bill, […]
Bellagio Poker Room Robbed (Again), LVMPD Officer Shot During Gunfight at Valet

Bellagio Poker Room Robbed (Again), LVMPD Officer Shot During Gunfight at Valet

Jon Sofen - March 16th, 2019
For the second time in 16 months, the Bellagio poker room was robbed on Friday night. This time, however, the suspect, who allegedly shot at a bulletproof vest-wearing police officer […]
Doug Polk Illegal Bet Costs Philly Casino $30K Fine

Doug Polk Illegal Bet Costs Philly Casino $30K Fine

Jon Sofen - March 10th, 2019
A $42,000 coin flip at SugarHouse Casino in 2017 between Doug Polk and commercial real estate manager Jeremy Kaufman was deemed illegal by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. As a […]
Movie About Cheung Yin Sun, Edge-Sorting Partner of Phil Ivey, In Development

Movie About Cheung Yin Sun, Edge-Sorting Partner of Phil Ivey, In Development

CardsChat News - February 18th, 2019
The ongoing saga of the legal battles between Phil Ivey and two major casinos has produced plenty of drama over the past few years. Now, that story will be coming […]
West Virginia Lawmakers Hope to Bring Poker, Casino Games Online With New Bill

West Virginia Lawmakers Hope to Bring Poker, Casino Games Online With New Bill

CardsChat News - February 12th, 2019
West Virginia has enjoyed a successful rollout of sports betting in the state over the last six months, and mobile sports wagering has been available since late December. Now, some […]
Did Sheldon Adelson Instigate DOJ Flip on Wire Act, Online Gambling?

Did Sheldon Adelson Instigate DOJ Flip on Wire Act, Online Gambling?

Jon Sofen - February 8th, 2019
The Washington Post dropped a bombshell Thursday about the apparent lengths GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson will go to when protecting his interests, suggesting that he  played a significant role in […]
Joseph Stiers Reaches Settlement With Caesars Over Disqualification From 2017 WSOP Main Event

Joseph Stiers Reaches Settlement With Caesars Over Disqualification From 2017 WSOP Main Event

CardsChat News - February 6th, 2019
Maryland poker player Joseph Stiers has reached a settlement with Caesars Entertainment over a case that involved his disqualification from the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event. Stiers was […]
Borgata Wins Approval to Docket $10M Judgement Against Phil Ivey in Nevada

Borgata Wins Approval to Docket $10M Judgement Against Phil Ivey in Nevada

CardsChat News - February 5th, 2019
The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City has been given approval by a US District Court judge to docket its $10.16 million judgement against Phil Ivey in Nevada, […]
Poker Playing Billionaire Casino Owner Phil Ruffin Buys Casino Miami

Poker Playing Billionaire Casino Owner Phil Ruffin Buys Casino Miami

CardsChat News - December 10th, 2018
Treasure Island Hotel and Casino owner Phil Ruffin is an enthusiastic poker player, one who has made appearances on High Stakes Poker and at the World Series of Poker over […]
Gaming Industry Leaders Unite to Form New US Sports Betting Integrity Group SWIMA

Gaming Industry Leaders Unite to Form New US Sports Betting Integrity Group SWIMA

CardsChat News - November 29th, 2018
With their stake in the sports betting industry growing by the week, executives from MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment have announced the formation of a sports integrity association aimed […]