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Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power

CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking Stick Resort. Officials had no […]

New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network

New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network

Cort Smith - August 9th, 2018

Police in New York have broken up an underground poker game that they say was part of a front for a major drug distribution ring. Officers executed 19 search warrants […]

Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds

Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds

Jon Sofen - August 6th, 2018

Snoqualmie Casino, an Indian tribal gambling hall near Seattle, closed it’s four-table poker room last week, leaving behind an unclaimed bad beat jackpot with $58,000, money the players believe they […]

Texas Card Rooms Play on After Attorney General Declines to Opine on Their Legality

Texas Card Rooms Play on After Attorney General Declines to Opine on Their Legality

CardsChat News - July 13th, 2018

Poker players can keep buying in to action at private clubs in the state of Texas, at least for the time being. Dozens of private poker clubs will be allowed […]

Nevada Poker Revenues Up Three Percent in May Ahead of Annual WSOP Bump

Nevada Poker Revenues Up Three Percent in May Ahead of Annual WSOP Bump

CardsChat News - July 3rd, 2018

According to data from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, year-over-year poker revenues were up 2.85 percent in May, even as the number of tables in the state continued its downward […]

Two New Atlantic City Casinos Open Thursday, But with Little Poker to Be Found

Two New Atlantic City Casinos Open Thursday, But with Little Poker to Be Found

CardsChat News - June 26th, 2018

Atlantic City will celebrate the opening of two new casinos on Thursday, a sign that the city’s gaming industry is rebounding from the downward spiral that it seemed caught in […]

MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition

MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition

Daniel Smyth - June 18th, 2018

The 20-table poker room going up at the MGM Springfield in Massachusetts is two months away from unveiling, and area poker players are undoubtedly itching to stack chips on the […]

New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)

New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)

Daniel Smyth - June 11th, 2018

Just three months after construction began, the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, is taking shape, and people are taking notice of what will become home […]

WSOP 2018 Behind the Scenes: Spending the Day at the World Series of Poker

WSOP 2018 Behind the Scenes: Spending the Day at the World Series of Poker

Jon Sofen - June 3rd, 2018

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the field of dreams for poker players. Each summer, thousands of poker players — recreational weekend warriors, hardcore grinders, and well-bankrolled pros — […]

Texas Post Oak Poker Club Owner Daniel Kebort on Lone Star State Legality: CardsChat Exclusive

Texas Post Oak Poker Club Owner Daniel Kebort on Lone Star State Legality: CardsChat Exclusive

Jon Sofen - May 13th, 2018

The Texas-based Post Oak Poker Club (POPC) in Houston is one of many new card rooms in the Lone Star State that some perceive to be operating illegally. But club […]

Summer of Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas Kicks Off May 14 at The Venetian

Summer of Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas Kicks Off May 14 at The Venetian

Jon Sofen - May 12th, 2018

The kingpin of poker tournaments — the World Series of Poker (WSOP) — is still a few weeks away, but the Las Vegas summer poker grind kicks off Monday, May 14 at […]