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Station Casinos Refuses to Pay $120K Bad Beat Jackpot, Nevada Gaming Control Board to Make Ruling

Station Casinos Refuses to Pay $120K Bad Beat Jackpot, Nevada Gaming Control Board to Make Ruling

Jon Sofen - December 14th, 2017

Station Casinos is refusing to pay out on a $120,000 bad beat poker jackpot hit on July 7 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, citing a technicality. But the […]

Florida Derby Lane Poker Dealer Charged with Felony, Caught on Surveillance Stacking Deck

Florida Derby Lane Poker Dealer Charged with Felony, Caught on Surveillance Stacking Deck

Chad Holloway - December 14th, 2017

Last Sunday, 30-year-old poker dealer Tishun Butler was caught stacking the deck at Derby Lane, a racino located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Butler was observed on camera helping set the […]

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Unveiled, $1 Million Buy-In Big One for One Drop Returning

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Unveiled, $1 Million Buy-In Big One for One Drop Returning

Jon Sofen - December 12th, 2017

Happy holidays, poker fans: the 2018 World Series of Poker schedule for next summer’s entire event program is live. Released on Tuesday, next year’s Series features 78 bracelet events, including […]

Local Manchester Student Michael Gilbert Wins Unibet UK Poker Tour to Wrap Up 2017 Season

Local Manchester Student Michael Gilbert Wins Unibet UK Poker Tour to Wrap Up 2017 Season

Chad Holloway - December 12th, 2017

Over the weekend, 23-year-old Michael Gilbert beat a field of 225 players to win the Unibet UK Poker Tour Manchester, the tour’s fifth and final stop of the year. It’s […]

Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event

Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event

Jon Sofen - December 11th, 2017

At the 2017 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic that wrapped up this weekend at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Ryan Tosoc took the credo “If you ain’t first, you’re […]

Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three

Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three

Jon Sofen - December 8th, 2017

Brandon Meyers increased his stack at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic on Day Three. But for the first time in this event, he didn’t leave the Bellagio with […]

Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large

Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large

Jon Sofen - November 29th, 2017

An armed man robbed the Bellagio poker room cashier cage at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon and received an undetermined amount of money when the cashier complied with his demands but, fortunately, […]

Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den

Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den

Chad Holloway - November 15th, 2017

Remember kids, crime doesn’t pay. Case in point: 33-year-old Isok Aronov will spend the next year of his life behind bars for his role in operating a high-stake gambling den […]

‘Molly’s Game’ Picked to Replace Kevin Spacey Film at AFI Festival

‘Molly’s Game’ Picked to Replace Kevin Spacey Film at AFI Festival

Jon Sofen - November 14th, 2017

“Molly’s Game,” a soon-to-be-released film about a “Poker Princess” who ran a private poker room for high rollers and A-list Hollywood celebrities, has been chosen to replace “All the Money […]

Florida Mayor Calls for ‘Decoupling’ Poker from Dog Racing after Doping Scandal

Florida Mayor Calls for ‘Decoupling’ Poker from Dog Racing after Doping Scandal

Daniel Smyth - October 30th, 2017

Poker shouldn’t be the only thing keeping greyhound racing alive in Florida, according to Orange Park Mayor Scott Land, who is seeking legislative help to “decouple” the two activities. This […]

Former WSOP Announcer Robbie Thompson Brings Las Vegas Experience to the Midwest

Former WSOP Announcer Robbie Thompson Brings Las Vegas Experience to the Midwest

Chad Holloway - October 22nd, 2017

Poker floors catch a lot of flak. They have to make on-the-spot decisions, navigate high-pressure situations, and often bear the brunt of player angst. One man who’s done it all […]