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WSOP International Circuit Adds More Stops in Expanding Poker World

WSOP International Circuit Adds More Stops in Expanding Poker World

Daniel Smyth - July 17th, 2017

The World Series of Poker’s Circuit series is heading off on a round-the-world trip over the next 10 months, with stops in Argentina, France, Brazil, and the Eastern European country […]

Bobby Baldwin Injured in Two-Staircase Tumble at Aria, But No One’s Saying What Happened

Bobby Baldwin Injured in Two-Staircase Tumble at Aria, But No One’s Saying What Happened

Jon Sofen - July 13th, 2017

Former WSOP Main Event champion and City Center executive Bobby Baldwin took a tumble down two flights of stairs at Aria in Las Vegas last Saturday, and was severely injured. According […]

Televised World Poker Tour Event Returns to EU with WPT European Championship at Germany’s Spielbank Casino

Televised World Poker Tour Event Returns to EU with WPT European Championship at Germany’s Spielbank Casino

Chad Holloway - July 11th, 2017

Season XVI of the World Poker Tour will see a European Main Event return to television. From January 5-15, Germany’s Spielbank Casino will play host to the WPT European Championship, […]

PokerStars Brings Megastack Tourneys to New Jersey to Boost Play Both Live and Online

PokerStars Brings Megastack Tourneys to New Jersey to Boost Play Both Live and Online

Daniel Smyth - July 10th, 2017

PokerStars is expanding its live tournament offerings by launching a US version of its low-stakes MEGASTACK series. (Emphasis theirs.) PokerStars NJ went live in New Jersey in March 2016, and […]

PokerStars Rolls Out New Rewards Program, Whether You Like it or Not

PokerStars Rolls Out New Rewards Program, Whether You Like it or Not

Jon Sofen - July 6th, 2017

For better or for worse. That could be the slogan PokerStars uses for its new rewards program, Stars Rewards, which went into effect across all markets July 6. (Customers in […]

Another New Amaya Exec Signifies Move Away from Poker, Toward Casino at PokerStars Parent Company

Another New Amaya Exec Signifies Move Away from Poker, Toward Casino at PokerStars Parent Company

Daniel Smyth - June 16th, 2017

Amaya has appointed Jerry Bowskill to be its new Chief Technology Officer, as the biggest poker company in the world continues to develop its iGaming interests beyond poker. Bowskill is […]

First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete

First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete

John Reger - June 14th, 2017

The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is working to reassure present and future guests that they have contained the threat of Legionnaires’ disease in its water supply. […]

Fears of Legionnaires’ Disease Infect the Rio and World Series of Poker

Fears of Legionnaires’ Disease Infect the Rio and World Series of Poker

John Reger - June 12th, 2017

Poker players have long known the risk of packing thousands of people into a confined space and then passing casino chips back and forth to each other. While catching colds […]

Gunshot Erupts During Planet Hollywood 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series

Gunshot Erupts During Planet Hollywood 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series

Chad Holloway - June 7th, 2017

While poker players were busy playing the 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series, a gunshot erupted early Tuesday morning inside Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip. A Shot Rings Out […]

Construction of $4 Billion Resorts World Las Vegas to Start in 2017

Construction of $4 Billion Resorts World Las Vegas to Start in 2017

Daniel Smyth - May 21st, 2017

The construction of Resorts World Las Vegas is set to get underway in the third quarter of 2017 according to a statement from the Genting Group. The $4 billion project […]

Bodog Bets Big on Brazil with H2 Poker Club Partnership

Bodog Bets Big on Brazil with H2 Poker Club Partnership

John Reger - May 17th, 2017

The Bodog brand is looking to add a little bite to its bark by sponsoring a Brazilian card room. The foray into live poker is part of a Latin and South […]