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NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida

NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida

Jon Sofen - March 23rd, 2017

Former NFL star Jason Taylor will host a charity poker tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 29. The recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee […]

Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up

Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up

Daniel Smyth - March 20th, 2017

Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker room according to TMZ. The 34-year-old, who played Jaguar Paw in […]

Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost

Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost

Jon Sofen - March 19th, 2017

Sheldon Adelson is reportedly interested in obtaining ownership of Wynn-Encore Casino Resort in Las Vegas. After the rumors began swirling of the casino mogul’s interest in the property, Steve Wynn’s […]

Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia

Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia

John Reger - March 17th, 2017

There are far more questions than answers in the short life of poker player Aneesh Augustine, and his family is desperate to resolve that reality. Workers found the 32-year-old software […]

WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes

WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes

Daniel Smyth - March 17th, 2017

The World Poker Tour (WPT) was forced into an unprecedented move this week, due to political tensions between China, South Korea, and the US. As part of its international roster […]

Bestbet Jacksonville’s 2,000 Slot Machine Planned Blocked by the State

Bestbet Jacksonville’s 2,000 Slot Machine Planned Blocked by the State

Daniel Smyth - March 13th, 2017

Bestbet Jacksonville’s bid to offer slots alongside its poker provisions has been denied by state regulators. The ongoing convergence of poker and casino gaming may be making strides in the […]

WSOPE Heads to EU’s Largest Cardroom for Three Weeks & 11 Bracelet Events

WSOPE Heads to EU’s Largest Cardroom for Three Weeks & 11 Bracelet Events

Chad Holloway - March 9th, 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE), which late last year was moved to King’s Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic, will take place October 19 to November 10 […]

PokerStars Steals Partypoker’s Thunder with Russia’s Largest Live Event Ever

PokerStars Steals Partypoker’s Thunder with Russia’s Largest Live Event Ever

Daniel Smyth - March 6th, 2017

PokerStars has announced it will be sponsoring the biggest tournament ever held in Russia just weeks after partypoker scheduled its first event at the newly opened Sochi Casino and Resort. […]

UK Gambling Now Reaches Almost 50 Percent of the Population

UK Gambling Now Reaches Almost 50 Percent of the Population

Daniel Smyth - March 5th, 2017

Gambling in the UK is now enjoyed by almost half of the population according to a study published on February 28 by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Continuing its mission […]

Nevada Poker Rooms Rake in $9 Million in February

Nevada Poker Rooms Rake in $9 Million in February

Jon Sofen - March 3rd, 2017

Nevada poker rooms raked in $9 Million in revenue last month, a slight drop off from a year ago. The Silver State has more poker rooms and tables than any […]

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 […]