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2017-02-24 03:46
March Mania Attracts Players to New York Turning Stone Resort Casino
The month of March offers grand events in New York’s Turning Stone Casino Resort within the framework of the March Mania Hold’em Series. The tournament events are predicted to gather dedicated poker players from all over the country.…
2017-02-23 02:47
Card Player Poker Tour to Hold First Event at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
The Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D’Iberville, Mississippi is going to host the Card Player Poker Tour between August 3-13, 2017.…
2017-02-22 03:08
Fundraiser Poker Event Planned by Habitat for Humanity
The Estevan Habitat for Humanity is organizing a poker tournament that aims to raise funds for its activity. 60% of the proceeds will be distributed among the winners while the remainder will be pocketed by the committee.…
2017-02-21 02:28
Relax Gaming Triumphs with Poker Supplier of the Year Award
Provider of enertainment gaming software Relax Gaming has just grabbed the Gaming Intelligence award for Poker Supplier of the Year.…
2017-02-20 03:17
Alan Lau Triumphs in PokerStars Macau Red Dragon Finale
The 2017 Red Dragon Main Event, which featured the closing battle in the PokerStars Macau Poker Cup 26 tournament, was won Thursday by Hong Kong poker champion Alan Lau. Mr Lau cashed HK$3,265,000, which amounts to approximately USD 420,000.…
2017-02-19 07:41
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Timetable Available
The timetable of this year’s Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (SHDP) running from March 16 to April 9 has been announced. …
2017-02-19 07:38
IRS May Start Taxing International Players Winnings by 30%
A new requirement of the IRS may oblige international poker players who win prize money in the US to pay more than 30% to the authority.…
2017-02-18 02:33
888poker Sponsors 2017 WSOP for Third Time
It has been confirmed that the 2017 WSOP will be sponsored by 888poker for another consecutive year. The most prominent event in the world of poker, Caesar Interactive’s World Series of Poker, has extended its sponsorship deal with 888poker to cover this year’s edition of the tournament and include a potential two-year extra period.…
2017-02-17 04:20
Rio Hotel and CasinoMakes Comeback to Host WSOP Circuit
After a twelve-year-long pause, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is going to reclaim its role as a host of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. The tournament will take place between Feb 17 – 28, 2017.…
2017-02-16 03:44
PokerStars Introduces New Czech Website
Following the receipt of a license to operate in the Czech market, PokerStars launched its new site, PokerStars.CZ on Feb 16.…
2017-02-15 05:13
Sharkscope Tackles Collusion at Sit N Go Tournaments
A new feature released by SNG tracking site Sharkscope aims to fight collusion by pointing at players who help each other for their combined advantage. The function is available to Gold account users upwards and is activated once a particular sit and go has ended.…
2017-02-14 03:55
Topical Las Vegas News
Monte Carlo Poker Room Closes Due to Rebranding, Winners of Aria High Rollers Announced Super High Roller Bowl to Select Players Through Lottery …
2017-02-13 05:00
Poker Network Bodog Exploits Recreational Model to Enter Latin American Market
Poker site Bodog is preparing for a comeback by targeting the Latin American market. According to a press release from Feb 9, Bodog is going to offer recreational online poker in Brazil and Mexico. …
2017-02-12 05:46
Seneca Niagara to Host Western New York Poker Challenge
The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will once again be the venue of the Western New York Poker Challenge. This year’s tournament is going to be held between March 31 – April 10 and will offer players an unprecedented variety of events.…
2017-02-11 04:23
Fairmount Temple to Arrange Fundraiser Poker Tournament
Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio is organizing a Texas Hold’Em Tournament in three weeks’ time. The event is to take place on March 2.…
2017-02-10 04:38
Monte Carlo Shuts Down Poker Room and Steakhouse
Las Vegas’ Monte Carlo hotel-casino is currently in the process of transforming its assets, which has necessitated the closure of its poker room and steakhouse.…
2017-02-09 02:34
Burton Casino Employee Pleads Guilty of Stealing from Charity Proceeds
The Michigan Court has sentenced Todd West, aged 56, from Burton, to 30 days on a tether and two years probation for appropriating several thousand dollars from charity poker proceeds.…
2017-02-08 04:15
Calgary Charity Poker Tournament Provides Kids with Access to Entertainment Events
Calgary non-profit organization Kids Up Front hosted a charity poker tournament Monday in order to raise funds for concerts and other performances children might not be able to afford to attend. The event has become an annual tradition with growing success every subsequent year.…
2017-02-07 03:58
Espen Myrmo Victorious in Waitangi Deepstack Championship
Norwegian poker pro Espen Myrmo has pocketed a $40,000 prize after winning the Waitangi Deepstack Championship main event. The player was in New Zealand on occasion of his father’s 60th birthday and decided to enter the competition on the spur of the moment.…
2017-02-06 02:42
Pennsylvania Senators Pushing for Regulating Internet Gambling
There has been sustained momentum towards Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives’ efforts to promote legal online gambling within the state. George Dunbar (R-56th District) and Rosita C. Youngblood (D-198th District) have launched a campaign to gather support for gambling-related legislation among fellow members of the local House.…

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