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MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events

MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events

Chad Holloway - August 28th, 2016

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), for many in the Midwest (and even beyond), it’s a “must play” event series. Each season runs a calendar year, and some notable stops are […]

Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Hold Steady on Revenues, Online Poker Still Teetering

Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Hold Steady on Revenues, Online Poker Still Teetering

Jon Sofen - August 26th, 2016

We have some good and bad news about Pennsylvania poker rooms. The good news is the 10 poker rooms in the state didn’t see a decline in revenue during the […]

New Jersey Poker Industry Rakes in $5 Million in July, Land Games Still Rule

New Jersey Poker Industry Rakes in $5 Million in July, Land Games Still Rule

Jon Sofen - August 16th, 2016

The New Jersey poker industry raked in $5 million during the month of July. Brick-and-mortar games accounted for 60 percent of that money, and the online poker industry accounted for […]

Trump Taj Mahal Closure Will Further Shrink Atlantic City’s Once-Thriving Live Poker Scene

Trump Taj Mahal Closure Will Further Shrink Atlantic City’s Once-Thriving Live Poker Scene

Philip Conneller - August 8th, 2016

The Trump Taj Mahal is expected to close on September 4th, and with it the newly refurbished poker room, which will further constrict an already shrinking live poker market in Atlantic City. […]

888 Holdings and Rank Group Look to Snag Bookmaking Giant William Hill

888 Holdings and Rank Group Look to Snag Bookmaking Giant William Hill

Philip Conneller - July 26th, 2016

888 Holdings has teamed up with the Rank Group to launch a surprise bid for bookmaking giant William Hill. The two companies have chosen to strike while the iron is […]

Caesars Interactive Could be Sold to Chinese Consortium, But WSOP NOT Part of Deal

Caesars Interactive Could be Sold to Chinese Consortium, But WSOP NOT Part of Deal

Philip Conneller - July 25th, 2016

Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE), the online gaming arm of Caesars which owns the World Series of Poker, may be sold to a Chinese consortium that includes Giant Interactive Group, according […]

Trump Taj Mahal Poker Room in Atlantic City to Reopen May 13

Trump Taj Mahal Poker Room in Atlantic City to Reopen May 13

Jon Sofen - May 4th, 2016

The Trump Taj Mahal poker room in Atlantic City closed its doors in February of 2015, in the midst of the casino’s bankruptcy proceedings. As of next Friday, the legendary […]

Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club

Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club

Jon Sofen - April 29th, 2016

Larry Flynt already owns a popular Southern California poker room, Hustler Casino, and soon, he could have another. Hustler Casino is located in Gardena, California, nearby the state’s oldest card […]

World Poker Tour Debuting Multi Venue Series in Spain and Portugal

World Poker Tour Debuting Multi Venue Series in Spain and Portugal

Daniel Smyth - April 7th, 2016

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is poised to return to the Iberian Peninsula next month with an innovative new tournament concept known as multi venue poker. Always one to test […]

Aria Super High Roller Bowl II Sells Out Quickly in Las Vegas, Biggest Stars to Compete for $5 Million

Aria Super High Roller Bowl II Sells Out Quickly in Las Vegas, Biggest Stars to Compete for $5 Million

Jon Sofen - March 17th, 2016

The inaugural Aria Super High Roller Bowl was a big hit last year. Some 43 players anted up the $500,00 entrance fee for a shot at a handsome $7.5 million […]

Poker Dealer Cleared of Cheating in “Fluke” Card Fiasco

Poker Dealer Cleared of Cheating in “Fluke” Card Fiasco

Philip Conneller - March 10th, 2016

A Cleveland poker dealer has been cleared of wrongdoing after the king of clubs was judged to have crawled up his sleeve accidentally during a session at the Horseshoe Casino […]