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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.…
2017-01-28 03:58
Guaranteed Prize Pools in Americas Cardroom Up by More Than 500K
The new Americas Cardroom schedule announced this January has introduced over $500,000 in guaranteed prize pools.…
2017-01-27 03:34
Complete 2017 World Series of Poker Timetable Published
The highlight of the upcoming WSOP are the 74 gold bracelet events which will accept buy-ins ranging from $333 to $111,111.…
2017-01-26 01:59
Massachusetts On Its Way to Legalize Online Gaming
A bill to allow physical-location casinos to offer gaming operations via the Internet has been put forward to the Massachusetts House by Senator Bruce Tarr…
2017-01-25 03:08
Pennsylvania December 2016 Poker Revenue Amounts to 5.02 Million
According to state gaming statistics published by the regulatory authorities, the 225 poker tables in Pennsylvania generated $5.02 million in December 2016, resulting in a total annual revenue of $58.6 million from the gambling industry…
2017-01-24 06:53
Artificial Intelligence Marks a Decisive Victory over Poker Pros
A supercomputer developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University is on its way of overturning dominant perceptions that it could be inferior to the human brain as far as playing poker is concerned…

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