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Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking Stick Resort. Officials had no […]

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 from online poker […]

Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting

Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting

CardsChat News - August 13th, 2018

PokerStars announced Friday that they would be partnering with Mount Airy Casino Resort in Pennsylvania to bring online poker, casino games, and sports betting to the state. According to a […]

DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey

DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey

CardsChat News - August 7th, 2018

Following a short soft launch period, DraftKings has officially started offering online sports betting in New Jersey through an app available on mobile devices. The official launch came Monday morning, […]

Former NBA’er Charles Oakley Banned from Vegas Casino for Cheating at Ultimate Texas Hold’em Game

Former NBA’er Charles Oakley Banned from Vegas Casino for Cheating at Ultimate Texas Hold’em Game

Jon Sofen - August 6th, 2018

Charles Oakley has joined OJ Simpson on the list of former athletes banned from the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The long-time New York Knicks forward was caught […]

With UK Prospects Dimming, William Hill Expands US Sports Betting Operations

With UK Prospects Dimming, William Hill Expands US Sports Betting Operations

CardsChat News - August 6th, 2018

William Hill is aggressively looking to expand its sports betting reach in the United States, a move that could help offset some of the challenges the company is facing in […]

Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds

Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds

Jon Sofen - August 6th, 2018

Snoqualmie Casino, an Indian tribal gambling hall near Seattle, closed it’s four-table poker room last week, leaving behind an unclaimed bad beat jackpot with $58,000, money the players believe they […]

PokerStars Releases 2018 WCOOP Schedule Shortly After Launching Cringe-worthy ‘Unfold Hold’em’ Game

PokerStars Releases 2018 WCOOP Schedule Shortly After Launching Cringe-worthy ‘Unfold Hold’em’ Game

Jon Sofen - August 2nd, 2018

PokerStars released the schedule for the 2018 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) a day after launching its new “Unfold Hold’em” gimmick, a game that allows players who fold pre-flop […]

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

CardsChat News - August 1st, 2018

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that the league had signed an agreement to make MGM Resorts the official gaming partner of the NBA and WNBA. The deal is the […]

Bets Pour in to New Jersey Sportsbooks during Opening Month of Wagers

Bets Pour in to New Jersey Sportsbooks during Opening Month of Wagers

CardsChat News - July 25th, 2018

The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey accepted $3.5 million in sports bets in the first nine days of operation for the FanDuel Sportsbook — impressive considering that the launch period […]

Nine Pennsylvania Casinos Sign Up for Online Gambling Ahead of Deadline

Nine Pennsylvania Casinos Sign Up for Online Gambling Ahead of Deadline

CardsChat News - July 17th, 2018

Nine of the 13 casinos in Pennsylvania applied for online gambling licenses by a Monday deadline, according to a release by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). Each of those […]