The New York State Senate has voted to legalize online poker in the state, a historic expansion of gambling. The Senate bill allows allow the state’s 11 racetrack casinos to apply for 11 licenses to hold online poker games.view
Poker Scene | Every poker player dreams of winning a gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker. With 69 events, many of those dreams will become reality this summer at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, where the WSOP is running through July 18.view
Heavenly Poker | Many poker players are never satisfied with their seats at the table. They often change their seats when a seat becomes vacant – especially if the departing player left with lots of chips, so he is presumed to be a winner.view
Poker Deals | The Las Vegas Firefighters Benefit Association, the city’s premiere 501-C benefitting active and retired firefighters, will up the ante for its annual No Limit Poker Tournament this year by opening the poker-for-a-cause event to the public at Planet Hollywood.view
Poker by George | If a player wins two hands consecutively, with at least $20 in the pot on the second win, the dealer puts the ½-Kill button in front of that player. And, that player places 6 chips alongside of the ½-Kill button. It’s as if the game stakes became $6-$12.view
Poker Scene | The Wynn Las Vegas poker room opened at its new expanded space at the Encore on May 26. The 8,600 square-foot room features 28 tables, 37 big screen TVs, a sportsbook window and a four-table high limit area.view
Slot Club Spotlight | Celebrating its 50th year, the once bankrupt motel that stood on the banks of the Colorado River has evolved into a resort and casino of epic proportions: Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino.view
Poker Deals | The Luxor poker room will host its next popular Preferred Player’s Poker Tournament this Saturday at 2 p.m. The event is open to all players as a player appreciation event. The buy-in is $100 for 10,000 starting chips and the level length will be 30 minutes.view
Heavenly Poker | My friend Lucy told me about a “badly botched” hand she had observed while playing $4-$8 limit hold’em at the casino. Botched is when a player makes a series of almost unbelievable mistakes in the same hand.view
Poker by George | Chances are you are already familiar with the Aces-Cracked bonus offered by many casinos in limit hold’em games.It’s a great feeling to see A-A in the hole, even more so during a bonus hour.view
Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino announces a robust lineup of casino promotions for June. See the Downtown Grand Players Club for more information and official rules for each of the following promotions:view
The 47th annual World Series of Poker has officially begun. The Rio convention center opened to players this morning for cash games and satellites. The bracelet events – 69 in total – will begin tomorrow.view
Poker by George | We all make mistakes. It’s only human. Poker celebs also can make mistakes! One prominent celeb who writes a regular poker column in a leading publication told how he played a hand during a major WPT tournament event.view
Poker Deals | Treasure Island Hotel & Casino has launched its own subscription poker platform, offering gaming enthusiasts the opportunity to play poker remotely for Treasure Island-based prizes and cash rewards.view
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey.view
South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape.Offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area.view
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There are no firm details yet on an investment firm’s report that Macau’s gaming regulator will soon be meeting with its six gaming concessionaires. The meeting is said to be prompted by last week’s the arrest of 18 Crown Resorts Ltd. staff members in China.
Figures released by the Mississippi’s Revenue Department show casinos won $171 million from gamblers in September, up from $165 million won September 2015. The number is nearly a 4 percent boost over last year.
Prominent poker professional Phil Ivey and a companion broke the rules, but didn't cheat, a federal judge ruled on Friday. In dispute was the way they won nearly $10 million playing Baccarat at Atlantic City’s Borgata casino.