The World Series of Poker has had a record-breaking summer in Las Vegas. Organizers said the annual poker extravaganza shattered its attendance record with 120,995 entrants. That’s an increase of more than 13,000 players compared to 2016.view
Poker Scene | My husband and I made a quick trip to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this past weekend to watch Days 5 and 6 of the $10,000 WSOP Main Event. He went to rail a few of his friends who made deep runs, including Marcel Luske and Kathy Liebert.view
Poker by George | In Part I, we described the Two-Step concept as it applies to the game of poker. To illustrate this concept, we offered two typical examples when playing limit Texas hold’em, and promised several more in Part II.view
Heavenly Poker | Playing limit Texas hold’em, keep in mind that an Ace is the best hole card you can be dealt. Poker players love Aces. Quite often, it is accompanied by a small card, 7 down to deuce. We call that hand “Ace-rag.”view
Poker superstar Phil Ivey's case against a London casino is headed to the United Kingdom’s highest court in an effort to prove he didn’t cheat to win 7.7 million pounds ($9.9 million) at at Crockfords casino in London in 2012.view
Poker Scene | This year’s ten finalists for the Poker Hall of Fame have been announced. The 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame will be inducted as part of the World Series of Poker Main Event final table festivities in Las Vegas on Friday, July 21.view
Nevada poker rooms took in a combined $8,917,000 in May, according to data recently released by Nevada Gaming Control Board. The total is an increase of four tenths of a percentage point compared to May 2016.view
The Takeover | Somehow in the doldrums of summer sports, it’s actually about to get busy. First up is UFC International Fight Week, a yearly gathering here in Vegas that runs this year July 5-8, ending with UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Here’s a rundown of the events.view
Poker Profiles | On Saturday, July 1, the Vegas Fire and Rescue Charitable Association will host fellow firefighters, neighbors, local celebrities and poker enthusiasts alike at its celebrated annual tournament, with proceeds benefitting fire and rescue personnel.view
Heavenly Poker | To illustrate a very important message, let me tell you about a hand I recently played. It’s not that unique a hand; you probably have had similar poker hands many times.view
Winning Strategies | Of all the relatively common hands in video poker, I find Three of a Kind at the top of the list of frustrating ones. This might seem a little odd.view
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, is urging him and Congress not to ban internet gambling in the United States. Christie signed a bill Friday calling on Trump and Congress not to enact a nationwide ban on internet gambling.
An MGM Resorts International executive will become the next president of Atlantic City’s Borgata casino. The Las Vegas-based firm named Marcus Glover as president and chief operating officer of the Borgata, Atlantic City’s top casino.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal leaders signed amended compacts and memoranda of understanding between the state and the two federally recognized tribes.
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, a chief architect of the state law that legalized casino gambling, said Wednesday he was strongly opposed to a new law that could allow casinos to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.
The World Series of Poker has had a record-breaking summer in Las Vegas. Organizers said the annual poker extravaganza shattered its attendance record with 120,995 entrants. That’s an increase of more than 13,000 players compared to 2016.