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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 hot; William Hill has been left vulnerable after the ousting of its CEO, James Henderson by the board last week, apparently for his failure to improve […]

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 to anonymous sources who spoke to Reuters. The talks are “advanced” say the sources, and the figure on the table is over $4.2 billion, which […]

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 card room will reopen once again, beating the odds, much as its namesake did on Tuesday night in the Indiana primary. The reopening comes right […]

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 club Normandie Casino. As Normandie prepares to be temporarily shut down, Flynt is rumored to want the property. According to local poker player Robert Turner, […]

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 out new concepts (the WPT was one of the first tournament organizations to use hole card cams), the WPT has teamed up with event management […]

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 payday. This year’s event won’t be quite so pricey to enter. For just $300,000, you can join the party. Well, not anymore. The tournament is […]

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 Cleveland last month. Robert Brown, 57, was indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury last November in relation to the incident. Prosecutors pushed ahead with […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City Will Still Bear the Donald’s Name with Carl Icahn Takeover

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City Will Still Bear the Donald’s Name with Carl Icahn Takeover

Daniel Smyth - March 2nd, 2016

The Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino formerly owned by GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, has just been purchased by billionaire businessman Carl Icahn. But the opera may not quite be over, as a furious Icahn told the Associated Press on Wednesday the purchase will only go through if the Garden State drops its push […]

Pala Interactive Looks to Launch NJ Poker Product with Borgata 

Pala Interactive Looks to Launch NJ Poker Product with Borgata 

Daniel Smyth - February 28th, 2016

Pala Interactive looks set to become the online poker provider for Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa despite bwin.party claiming that this isn’t the case. Earlier this week eGaming Review published a report which suggested that since GVC Holdings took control of bwin.party it’s been having issues with its iGaming license in New Jersey. […]

World Series of Poker 2016 Schedule Appears at Last

World Series of Poker 2016 Schedule Appears at Last

Hannah Elisabeth - February 23rd, 2016

Just as we were starting to wonder if the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2016 event schedule had been stolen by a Russian spy, it has come to us today. So, knowing as we do that poker players around the globe have been as anxious as we are to see what lays in store and […]

Miami’s Hialeah Park Fined by Florida Regulator for Crooked Poker Tournament

Miami’s Hialeah Park Fined by Florida Regulator for Crooked Poker Tournament

Philip Conneller - February 18th, 2016

Hialeah Park Casino in Miami will pay a fine of just $20,000 after being found guilty by Florida regulators of 11 gaming violations in relation to the running of its two-year anniversary poker tournament in August. For a casino with a poker room that raked in over $8 million last year, Hialeah Park would seem […]