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2017-02-17 05:20
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 04:44
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 06:13
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 04:55
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 06:00
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 06:46
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 05:23
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 05:38
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 03:34
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 05:15
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 04:58
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 03:42
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.…
2017-02-05 04:51
Middle Tennessee Organizes Charity Flying Poker Run
A flying poker run is planned for Saturday, March 18 by Murfreesboro Aviation in Tennessee. Pilots and their families, along with passengers are eligible to take part in the event.…
2017-02-04 03:55
American Poker Awards Announce Nominees
The event of the month for the American poker community is definitely going to be the American Poker Awards. Sponsored by PokerStars,the ceremony is to take place at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills on 23 February. The rewards are a token of recognition for the best American poker professionals in the industry during the past year. Here are some of the noteworthy nominees…
2017-02-03 06:22
Major New Zealand Poker Tournament Finale Held in Auckland
A lucrative championship finale brings together the top professional poker players in New Zealand this week. The 2017 Waitangi Deep Stack Championship Main Event is one of the biggest poker tournaments in the country to take place Thursday to Monday at Auckland’s Sky City casino.…
2017-02-01 09:01
Artificial Intelligence Computer Gets the Better of Poker Pros at a Pittsburg Casino
Artificial intelligence computer Libratus has scored a landslide victory against four of the world’s top poker professionals. The robot won over $1.7 million in chips during the intense three weeks of The Brains vs Artificial Intelligence competition, thus re-affirming the rising potential of AI to outperform the human brain.…
2017-02-01 05:11
Famous Twitch Poker Streamer Partners with PokerVision
In a press release dated yesterday, PokerVision Network (PVN) announced that celebrity player Jaime Staples has officially endorsed their ePlay network in a deal for TV and digital development of the platform…
2017-01-31 06:01
Melbourne Man Wins Aussie Millions Poker Gets 1.6 Million from 130
Melbourne Shurane Vijayaram came first in the Aussie Millions Poker Championship, winning a handsome $1.6 million jackpot on Monday.…
2017-01-30 04:26
Rapid City Poker Pub Crawl Fundraises for a Good Cause
The annual Black Hills Home Builders Association event has turned into a traditional fundraising effort in Rapid City, targeted at assisting vulnerable community members.…
2017-01-29 01:33
Virginia Poker Bill Given the Thumbs Up
A bill allowing poker tournaments in Virginia was given the green light by Senate this week with a sufficient number of votes in favor.…

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