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Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale

Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale

John Reger - August 7th, 2017

The Westgate Las Vegas will soon have a poker room again. The hotel and casino best known for its sportsbook will open an intimate six-table room on Wednesday, in a […]

Nevada Poker Profits Top $16 Million in June, Best Month Since 2007

Nevada Poker Profits Top $16 Million in June, Best Month Since 2007

Jon Sofen - July 28th, 2017

Nevada poker rooms raked in $16.67 million in profits from cash games in June, according to the latest numbers released by UNLV Center for Gaming Research, proving once again the […]

The Purple Jacket: Five-Event ‘Poker Masters’ High Roller Series Rips Page from PGA Fashion to Crown New Elite

The Purple Jacket: Five-Event ‘Poker Masters’ High Roller Series Rips Page from PGA Fashion to Crown New Elite

Chad Holloway - July 20th, 2017

On the heels of streaming World Series of Poker events all summer long, PokerGo has announced its next big lineup. The inaugural Poker Masters, a week-long series of high-stakes poker […]

Bobby’s Room Fisticuffs? Las Vegas Big Game Briefly Interrupted by Body Slam

Bobby’s Room Fisticuffs? Las Vegas Big Game Briefly Interrupted by Body Slam

Daniel Smyth - June 26th, 2017

The serenity of super high-stakes poker players who are usually some of the most calm, cool, and collected was interrupted briefly this weekend, when a flash of violence broke out […]

APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown

APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown

John Reger - June 21st, 2017

The Asian Poker Tour is relocating next month’s APT Philippines 2017 series, which was scheduled to take place at Resorts World Manila before the casino had its gaming license unexpectedly […]

MSPT Venetian Crushes Guarantee, Breaks Record for Largest Field Size in MSPT and Venetian History

MSPT Venetian Crushes Guarantee, Breaks Record for Largest Field Size in MSPT and Venetian History

Chad Holloway - June 14th, 2017

The fourth annual $1,100 buy-in MSPT Venetian $2.5 Million GTD Main Event proved to be a record-setting affair, drawing 3,273 entrants over three starting flights. That made it the largest […]

Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

John Reger - June 9th, 2017

James Woods is an Oscar-nominated actor for his work in Salvador and Ghosts of Mississippi, and has appeared in more than 130 movies and television shows, including Casino (who could forget […]

New Asian Poker Tour Stop Set for Paradise City “Foreigners” Casino in South Korea

New Asian Poker Tour Stop Set for Paradise City “Foreigners” Casino in South Korea

John Reger - June 7th, 2017

Less than two months after opening in April, Paradise City Incheon announced it will be hosting an Asian Poker Tour event. It marks a big step for the newest integrated casino […]

77-Year-Old Alex Christoff: Still Dealing After All These Years (Poker, That Is): CardsChat Interview

77-Year-Old Alex Christoff: Still Dealing After All These Years (Poker, That Is): CardsChat Interview

Jon Sofen - June 6th, 2017

Looking back through the decades, Alex Christoff worked for Johnny Moss, dined with Benny Binion, and dealt cards to a young Doyle Brunson. Forty-one years later, Christoff still comes to […]

Jake Schindler Eyeing $6 Million Prize in Super High Roller Bowl Day Five

Jake Schindler Eyeing $6 Million Prize in Super High Roller Bowl Day Five

Jon Sofen - June 1st, 2017

Pennsylvanian Jake Schindler will be hoping to add $6 million to his current lifetime live tournament cash stash of $9.25 million at the 2017 Aria Super High Roller Bowl today […]

Aria Super High Roller Bowl Bubbled Up for Day Three

Aria Super High Roller Bowl Bubbled Up for Day Three

Jon Sofen - May 31st, 2017

Day Three at the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl in Las Vegas was quieter than the first two. After talkative comedian Kevin Hart was eliminated on Day Two, much of […]