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2017-03-03 09:11
Whereabouts of 2017 WSOP Global Casino Championship Announced
The 13th season of the World Series of Poker Circuit will close with the WSOP Global Casino Championship to be held between Aug 8-10. The Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina will be the host of the tournament.…
2017-03-02 08:59
Brad Nierenberg Hosts Poker Tournament in Support of Childhood Cancer Research
The 2017 Chance for Life Charity Poker Tournament is to take place under the aegis of Brad Nierenberg at the MGM Grand Hotel at National Harbor. The event is scheduled for April 1.…
2017-03-01 09:49
Noteworthy Live Poker Tournaments in UK and Ireland During March
Players from the UK and Ireland will be treated to an array of live poker tournaments in the month of March. Here is a list of the major contests:…
2017-02-28 10:40
Mafia Boss Nicola Femia Sentenced to Imprisonment for Managing 65 Million Illegal Gaming Operation
Italian Nicola Femia notorious for his links with the mafia will spend 26 years in prison for running an illegal online gaming operation. The court sentence is a result of a long investigation by Gazzetta di Modena journalist Giovanni Tizian which led to the arrest of the mafioso along with 28 other suspects back in 2013.…
2017-02-27 09:56
New York Likely to Pass Online Poker Legislation According to Lawmaker
In an interview for FiOS1 a couple of days ago, Representative Gary Pretlow expressed confidence that 2017 may see the passage of a bill to regulate online poker in New York.…
2017-02-26 10:25
California to Regulate Online Poker Amidst Legislative Obstacles and Bureaucracy
California could be moving towards a regulated online poker market this year if several stumbling blocks are successfully overcome.…
2017-02-25 14:20
Internet Poker Company Founder Pleads Not Guilty in U.S. Case
The founder of a prominent online poker website who was charged for illegal operations in the USA has confronted the accusations Thursday.…
2017-02-24 09:46
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 08:47
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 09:08
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 08:28
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 09:17
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 13:41
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 13:38
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 08:33
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 10:20
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 09:44
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 11:13
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 09:55
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 11:00
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. …

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