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Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect Dead, Possible Link to 2017 Heist at Same Las Vegas Casino?

Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect Dead, Possible Link to 2017 Heist at Same Las Vegas Casino?

Jon Sofen - March 18th, 2019
Was Friday’s Bellagio poker room robbery suspect the perpetrator in the same crime at the same casino in 2017? We don’t have that answer, yet. But Las Vegas Metro police […]
Latvian Pro Vitalijs Zavorotnijs Wins Big at WPT Barcelona

Latvian Pro Vitalijs Zavorotnijs Wins Big at WPT Barcelona

Daniel Smyth - March 18th, 2019
Vitalijs Zavorotnijs has become the latest World Poker Tour (WPT) champions after taking down another stacked main event in Barcelona. Always a popular European stop, Barcelona brought out the masses […]
Non-WSOP Las Vegas Summer Poker Tournaments Schedules Taking Shape

Non-WSOP Las Vegas Summer Poker Tournaments Schedules Taking Shape

Jon Sofen - March 17th, 2019
WSOP events are far from the only major poker tournaments in Las Vegas in the summer. Many casinos around town have released their schedules for what is sure to be […]
Poker Tour GOATs: Who Beasts the WPT, WSOP, MSPT, HPT, EPT, and Other Circuit Brands

Poker Tour GOATs: Who Beasts the WPT, WSOP, MSPT, HPT, EPT, and Other Circuit Brands

Jon Sofen - March 16th, 2019
Darren Elias capped off yet another impressive run in a WPT event at the L.A. Poker Classic on Monday with a third place finish. Few will argue he isn’t the […]
Bellagio Poker Room Robbed (Again), LVMPD Officer Shot During Gunfight at Valet

Bellagio Poker Room Robbed (Again), LVMPD Officer Shot During Gunfight at Valet

Jon Sofen - March 16th, 2019
For the second time in 16 months, the Bellagio poker room was robbed on Friday night. This time, however, the suspect, who allegedly shot at a bulletproof vest-wearing police officer […]
Disappointing New Jersey Online Poker Industry Shows Minimal Improvement in February

Disappointing New Jersey Online Poker Industry Shows Minimal Improvement in February

Jon Sofen - March 15th, 2019
At this point, it’s clear the shared player pool with Nevada is having no positive impact on the New Jersey online poker industry. February’s results are in and while overall […]
Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Daniel Smyth - March 15th, 2019
An inquest into the death of British poker pro Emma Fryer has returned a verdict of death by road traffic collision. Reviewing the 2017 incident, coroner Peter Sigee heard testimony […]
It’s Lima Time: Viny Lima Grinds Out Marathon WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Final Table

It’s Lima Time: Viny Lima Grinds Out Marathon WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Final Table

Jon Sofen - March 14th, 2019
It took 11 hours to finish the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open final table after a two-month delay, but the wait was worth it for Viny Lima who shipped the […]
Erkut Yilmaz Earns Second WPT Title This Year at Rolling Thunder

Erkut Yilmaz Earns Second WPT Title This Year at Rolling Thunder

Jon Sofen - March 13th, 2019
Erkut Yilmaz, six months after having won the WPT Borgata Poker Open, shipped the WPT Rolling Thunder on Tuesday for $303,920, defeating a tough final table that included two past […]
Beer Drinking Frank Stepuchin Chugs His Way to WPT Gardens Poker Championship Title

Beer Drinking Frank Stepuchin Chugs His Way to WPT Gardens Poker Championship Title

Jon Sofen - March 13th, 2019
If he hasn’t already drank Las Vegas dry, Frank Stepuchin can crack open another a cold one to celebrate his WPT Gardens Poker Championship on Tuesday night for $548,825. Stepuchin […]
Dropped Poker Pots Fail to Dampen Record Year for 888 Holdings

Dropped Poker Pots Fail to Dampen Record Year for 888 Holdings

Daniel Smyth - March 12th, 2019
888 Holdings enjoyed a record year in 2018 despite online poker revenue taking a dive along with the group’s overall revenue. Although overall revenue took a 2 percent hit last […]