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Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Casino to Host Marquee WPT Events

Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Casino to Host Marquee WPT Events

Jon Sofen - February 23rd, 2017

March and April are going to be busy months for Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, as the poker room will play host to four premiere World Poker Tour […]

2017 Super High Roller Bowl Field at Aria (Almost) Finalized, $16.8M in Pot

2017 Super High Roller Bowl Field at Aria (Almost) Finalized, $16.8M in Pot

Jon Sofen - February 22nd, 2017

The 2017 Super High Roller Bowl at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is now just one player shy of filling its 56 seats. That participant in this $300,000 […]

Cash Game Festival Enriches Slovenia with First-Ever Appearance

Cash Game Festival Enriches Slovenia with First-Ever Appearance

John Reger - February 20th, 2017

If you are a poker player in Slovenia, it’s been a rough couple of years, but the country did get good news last week when officials with the Cash Game […]

Florida Bill Would Make Charity Poker Tournaments Legal

Florida Bill Would Make Charity Poker Tournaments Legal

John Reger - February 15th, 2017

Florida politicians may be opening up some new channels when it comes to non-profit poker. If a bill produced on Monday in the state’s House of Representatives is passed, philanthropic […]

Accomplished Pai Gow Poker Cheat Faces Possible 13 Misdemeanor Charges in Washington State

Accomplished Pai Gow Poker Cheat Faces Possible 13 Misdemeanor Charges in Washington State

John Reger - February 13th, 2017

Another person who thought they could get one past a casino was arrested recently for allegedly switching cards during a Pai Gow poker session at several different facilities in the Washington […]

Monte Carlo Folds Poker Room

Monte Carlo Folds Poker Room

John Reger - February 10th, 2017

The city with the most poker rooms just lost one as Monte Carlo Resort and Casino announced it was closing its facility, April 25. The MGM Resorts owned property is […]

New Nevada Gambling Bill Could See 18-Year-Olds at the Felt

New Nevada Gambling Bill Could See 18-Year-Olds at the Felt

Jon Sofen - February 7th, 2017

A proposed law, Assembly Bill 86, could change the legal gambling age in Nevada to 18 years old. And it could have an impact on brick-and-mortar poker rooms statewide. Assemblyman […]

Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open for $892,433, Biggest Career Cash to Date

Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open for $892,433, Biggest Career Cash to Date

Jon Sofen - February 7th, 2017

Daniel Weinman received the ultimate birthday gift. No, it wasn’t an all-expense paid vacation to a secluded island or a new car. Instead, he got what every poker player really […]

Super High Roller Bowl Fills Lottery Spots for $15 Million Aria Tourney

Super High Roller Bowl Fills Lottery Spots for $15 Million Aria Tourney

Jon Sofen - February 6th, 2017

There were 35 very happy professional poker players after being selected via lottery for the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl, a $300,000 buy-in tournament at Aria Resort and Casino. One of […]

Wynn Classic Gives Casual Players 1.4 Million Reasons to Ante-Up

Wynn Classic Gives Casual Players 1.4 Million Reasons to Ante-Up

Daniel Smyth - February 6th, 2017

The Wynn Classic, one of the largest winter poker festivals in Las Vegas, returns in February and this year there’s $1.4 million up for grabs. Forming part of the Wynn’s […]

Nevada Poker Room 2016 Revenue Totals Backtrack by a Smidge

Nevada Poker Room 2016 Revenue Totals Backtrack by a Smidge

Jon Sofen - February 3rd, 2017

Nevada poker rooms raked in $117 million in revenue in 2016. The state brought in less than it did in 2015, but only by the slimmest margin: approximately two-tenths of […]