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partypoker Introduces VIP level in Cashback Rewards ProgramJun 6, 2017
partypoker launched a Cashback rewards program, a few weeks ago and at the end of the page it said, it would soon launch VIP level. In less than a week partypoker lived up to their words, the online poker room, launched the Diamond Club, a rakeback system, reserved only for the highest volume players.
Doug Polk Wins One Drop, Securing his Third WSOPJun 6, 2017
Doug Polk, the high-stakes poker pro and poker coach, YouTuber is now the three-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner. He topped 130 entries in 2017 $111,111 buy-in to secure his third WSOP and the top prize of $3,686,865.
Phelps Tries His Hand at Poker at the 48th Annual WSOPJun 5, 2017
The 48th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Nevada saw the most celebrated Olympian, Michael Phelps. The 31-year-old after his retiring from the Olympics after stealing the limelight last year in 2016, continues to steal the show.
Poker Player Grabs Casino Cash, Arrested After a High Speed ChaseJun 3, 2017
In a recent incident, a poker player grabbed cash and fled from a casino here in South-West Michigan. The man was later arrested after a long Hollywood styled freeway chase that reached speeds of nearly 100 m.p.h.
PokerStars Expands Further, Gets Second Office in the Island of ManJun 3, 2017
After its first office setup in 2005 in the Isle of Man, the most successful online poker brand- PokerStars has now its second office set up in Quay West building.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Poker Room relocated to the BallroomJun 1, 2017
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced on Monday that their ballroom is going to be the new location for its Poker offerings, which includes 40 cash game tables.
48th Annual World Series of Poker starts in Las VegasMay 31, 2017
With thousands of pokers flocking Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas for the 48th Annual World Series of Poker that started on 30th May for a 54 days of play for 74 gold bracelet events and cash games and a prize amounting to a more than $200 million.
Gambling Addiction Problems in Taranaki?May 30, 2017
In what seems to be a problem, gamblers in Taranaki pokie machines have thrown in more than $5 million in just three months duration. In the 480 pokie machines of the region during the first three months of 2017, an amount totalling $5,124,057 was spent with $3,678,218 in New Plymouth, $1,160,657 in South Taranaki and $285,182 in Stratford amounting to an average of $10,675 per machine.
Las Vegas Poker Market Sees A Spike, All Thanks To World Series Of PokerMay 30, 2017
The annual revenue generated from poker has seen a spike due to the annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), in Las Vegas which is set to start on Tuesday at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
UEG investigated on disputes over PokerTribe’s launchMay 29, 2017
A new federal investigation by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC ) into the first attempt by UEG to launch a site (PokerTribe.com) that involves its former deal with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa to further Rock WSOP in 2018May 28, 2017
World Series of Poker is all set to return for the second consecutive year to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, scheduled March 15-26, 2018. The announcement came just within two months after Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa hosted its first World Series of WSOP.
First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement to be signed in June, confirms ARJELMay 26, 2017
The first online poker agreement will be signed in June, confirmed France’s iGaming authority (ARJEL) in its recent financial report despite no shared liquidity updates from the recent meeting between European gambling regulators in Lisbon, Portugal.
Pennsylvania Senate takes a long jump, passes Online Gambling BillMay 25, 2017
A bill was passed on Wednesday, 24th of May, which will legalize and regulate online gambling, including online poker in the Pennsylvania Senate. The bill would cover an overall number of different state gambling areas, including local host fees, airport tablet gaming, daily fantasy sports and, online lottery sales.
Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance (SHEFA) Seek Postponement of Relocation of Poker ParloursMay 24, 2017
Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance, which gets its scholarship money from poker license renewals, supports moving the relocation of poker businesses on Saipan to a later date.
Poker Supply to Be Cut As Las Vegas’ Luxor Casino Closes Poker RoomMay 23, 2017
Two MGM properties, Luxor and Monte Carlo have cut their poker rooms leaving the Las Vegas strip are left with only about 18 poker rooms. In the last six years 22 poker rooms have closed in Sin City.
Saipan andNorthern Islands Zoning Administrator Continues toOppose Poker Arcades Relocation Deadline Being Extended.May 22, 2017
Therese Ogumoro,the zoning administrator, has recently stated that the House Bill 20-12 should not be passed. This is a bill is a 2 years’extension for the relocation of residential poker arcades.
PokerStars Will Launch New Stars Rewards Program in Denmark Next WeekMay 20, 2017
PokerStars’ Stars Reward program offers personalized gaming experiences to players of poker, casino and sports betting. This launch in Denmark is the first of a wider strategy roll-out into other markets in the coming months.
Bodog Signs Sponsorship Deal withH2 Poker Club inSão PauloBrazilMay 20, 2017
Bodog, a major global online gambling operator, as part of its expansion programme, has recently launched in Brazil and has signed a sponsorship deal with the country’s biggest poker venue theSão Paulo’s H2 Poker Club.
Arizona State allows Tribal Group to run Poker Room in GlendaleMay 19, 2017
The fight over the controversial casino in the Glendale area that opened in 2015, is over, with Arizona giving the go-ahead to the Tohono O’odham Nation to run table games and a poker room at its $400 million establishments.
The Anti-Poker Room Bill not liked by Oregon Senate EitherMay 18, 2017
Recently further discussions on the bill to stop for-profit poker rooms took place in Oregon. These crackdown efforts, obviously have not pleased the local vibrant poker community. The action committee Save Oregon Poker have stated that casinos in the Washington State previously backed legislation to end poker in Portland.
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