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article Number of Nevada Poker Tables Hits Nine-Year Low (12/13/2014)
(Nevada) -- Poker is still a very popular form of gambling, but it’s clear that it doesn’t have quite the public following that it did during the true...
article Pro poker players: Iowa troopers unlawfully seized cash (9/30/2014)
(Iowa) -- Two California poker players are refusing to fold in a legal battle against the state, claiming Iowa State Patrol troopers unlawfully seized their $100,020...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Hialeah poker: A full house (12/9/2014)
(Florida) -- The most successful poker room in Miami-Dade County is expanding. Hialeah Park is adding 11 tables and tripling the size of its kitchen.
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Michael Mizrachi to Open a Bitcoin Only Poker Site (11/30/2014)
(USA) -- Lee Davy sits down with Michael ‘The Grinder’ Mizrachi to talk about his role at the bitcoin only poker site GetLuckyPoker.com; his work at the...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Foxwoods to cut slots, tables; Maryland Live! says it can take Horseshoe Baltimore (11/30/2014)
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Connecticut plans to reduce its gaming options and boost non-gaming amenities in a bid to lure patrons through its doors...
article Foxwoods to eliminate more than 80 dealer jobs (11/11/2014)
(Connecticut) -- Officials at Foxwoods Resort Casino have informed the dealer’s union that they will be eliminating more than 80 positions. The Day of New London...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker Tournament

article David Gutfreund Wins the Heartland Poker Tour Soaring Eagle; Aaron Massey Named Player of the Year (11/30/2014)
(Michigan) -- David Gutfreund has won the final tour stop of the Season X Heartland Poker Tour, after securing victory over Reginald Roberts, in heads-up action, at the...
article Heartland Poker Tour returns to Ameristar (11/23/2014)
(Indiana) -- The Heartland Poker Tour (HPT), which was founded in 2005 with the intention of bringing big league, big money, tournament poker to a legion of grass-roots...
article PokerNews Staff Predictions for the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine (11/1/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table is less than two weeks away. On Monday, Nov. 10, the cards will be in the air starting at 4:30 p.m....
article Poker Room Manager Joseph Fernandez Talks Upcoming $300K Guarantee MSPT Meskwaki (10/31/2014)
(Iowa) -- Next weekend the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) will host an $1,100 buy-in $300,000 guaranteed Main Event at Meskwaki Casino in Tama, Iowa.
article Coushatta Fall Poker Classic chopped (10/31/2014)
(Louisiana) -- Coushatta Casino Resort hosted the its Fall Classic on Sept. 24-28 in its 20-table poker room. The short series culminated with the multiday $1K main...
article Haro wins Inn of the Mountain Gods poker title, $21,500 (10/31/2014)
(Arizona) -- Inn of the Mountain Gods celebrated its annual four-day Poker Championship in September with 83 players entered in hopes of getting a piece of the $75K...
article MSPT Firekeepers Casino Day 1a: Alex Barill Leads 23 Survivors (10/18/2014)
(Michigan) -- The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) is at FireKeepers Casino this week for the Michigan State Poker Championship. The $1,100 Main Event, which boasts a $200,...
article MSPT Firekeepers Casino Day 1b: Jeremy Ehrke Bags Massive Stack; 35 Survive (10/18/2014)
(Michigan) -- After 14 levels of play on Day 1b of the Mid-States Poker Tour Firekeepers Casino, 35 players made their way through to Day 2. Entries closed following the...
article Talking Stick Casino proves to be a success (10/14/2014)
(Arizona) -- Our neighbor, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently hosted its ninth annual Arizona State Ladies Poker Championship in the Arena Poker Room.
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Biggest Loser Archie Karas Lands Probation for Card Marking (11/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Archie Karas, one of Las Vegas’ most legendary winners and losers, has beaten the system yet again.
1 Article on this Issue

Philadelphia Casino

article Inside SugarHouse Casino's new poker room (11/3/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Philadelphia's poker lovers asked for it, and it finally came. SugarHouse's interim poker room opened to the public Saturday, marking the first...
article Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City’s First Legal Poker Room (10/22/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Philadelphia SugarHouse Casino is about to become the premium destination for poker players in the City of Brotherly Love. While many states in the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Phil Ivey

article Phil Ivey Among 26 People Approved for Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (10/31/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey has been in the news a lot lately. Earlier this month, a High Court in London ruled against him in his Crockfords Casino baccarat case, which...
article Phil Ivey loses £7.8m Crockford's Lawsuit (10/26/2014)
(UK) -- Phil Ivey, heralded by most as the world's greatest poker player, has been involved in the fight of his life. The Genting-owned Crockford’s Casino in...
article Casino rule 1: the house always wins (10/11/2014)
(UK) -- Crockfords in Curzon Street is one of my favourite casinos, redolent with clickety chips and glittering history. Its name comes from the old 19th-century gaming...
article Why Phil Ivey got a raw deal (10/11/2014)
(USA) -- The recent news that Britain's High Court ruled against Phil Ivey in his case of a casino improperly withholding his winnings once again highlights the...
article Phil Ivey – Walking the Line Between Edges and Ethics (10/11/2014)
(USA) -- It’s the poker headline of the week: Phil Ivey Loses £7.7m Crockfords Casino “Edge Sorting” Case. Some though look at that headline and...
article Phil Ivey's Online Poker Slide Continues (10/11/2014)
(USA) -- This week has been bad for Phil Ivey. He lost a court case against a London casino in which Ivey was seeking more than $12 million in winnings that the property...
article Straight out of a Bond thriller: How a brilliantly cunning card sharp and his Chinese moll cheated a London casino out of £7million (10/10/2014)
(UK) -- The gambler eyed the cards being laid out on the baize table and murmured quietly to his attractive Asian companion. She had accompanied him, he told the staff...
article Famed poker pro Phil Ivey, accused of cheating by casino, loses court case — and $12 million (10/9/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Imagine you go to a casino to play blackjack. You find a table, sit down and buy some chips. Gambling has few barriers to entry.
article Judge Rules Phil Ivey Cheated to Win Millions at Crockfords Casino (10/9/2014)
(UK) -- Since 2012, Phil Ivey has been trying to recoup just over $12 million in winnings from Crockfords Casino, a gambling establishment located in London, England....
article Phil Ivey loses $15 million baccarat court battle (10/9/2014)
(New Zealand) -- Phil Ivey, a 10-time World Series of Poker winner, said he did not cheat when he won nearly $28 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and...
article Poker Pro Ivey Dealt Losing Hand in Edge Sorting Scandal (10/9/2014)
(UK) -- Phil Ivey, professional poker player and a ten times World Series of Poker winner, was accused of cheating while playing the game Punto Banco at the Crocksford...
article Poker Pro Ivey Did Cheat to Win $12.4 Million, Judge Rules (10/9/2014)
(UK) -- Professional poker player Phil Ivey’s use of edge sorting to win 7.7 million pounds ($12.4 million) at a form of Baccarat was tantamount to cheating, a...
article Phil Ivey Tells Crockfords Casino: “It’s a Crock” (10/5/2014)
(UK) -- It’s Phil Ivey versus Crockfords Casino, Round One. The long-awaited lawsuit brought by Phil Ivey against Crockfords got underway on Friday in the High...
article Ivey Admits to Using Manufacturing Flaws in Cards to Win £7.7 Million (10/4/2014)
(UK) -- The High Court recently heard the case of poker pro Phil Ivey winning £7.7 million because he took advantage of a manufacturing flaw in the playing cards...
article Phil Ivey Allows Interview as Crockfords Court Case Starts (10/4/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Ivey will appear on 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime this week to show a side of him that the world and many poker fans have yet to see.
article Phil Ivey v Crockfords Case Gets Underway in London (10/4/2014)
(UK) -- Phil Ivey was in London this week as his multimillion dollar lawsuit against Crockfords Casino swung into action in the High Courts. Ivey is suing the chichi...
article Poker star in huge controversy over $13m casino win (10/4/2014)
(UK) -- A star poker player has defended the way in which he won £7 million ($12.9 million) from a London casino after it refused to pay out the money amid claims...
article Second casino in battle with card-reading poker champ who won £7m (9/27/2014)
(UK) -- A gambler who is suing Britain’s oldest gaming club for withholding his £7.3million payout is facing a hefty demand himself – for the return of...
18 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet (10/23/2014)
(Macau) -- Las Vegas has first class shopping, dining and nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the aces. The city's $45 billion casino industry is...
1 Article on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Madison Poker Room To Close Next Month (10/21/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- A controversial poker room in Madison, Wisconsin will close next month. According to isthmus.com, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison indicated that it will close its...
article Ho-Chunk Nation to shut down poker room after losing lawsuit (10/19/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation of will shut down its electronic poker room after losing a lawsuit with the state of Wisconsin. The tribe installed PokerPro at the Ho...
article Ho-Chunk Nation will shutter its Madison casino's poker room in November (10/17/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- Local poker players will have one less place to play next month, as Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison has signaled it will close its electronic poker room.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article South Dakota Weighs Table Games Expansion [sub req] (10/21/2014)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakotans are expected to approve a referendum on November 4 to permit roulette, keno and craps at Deadwood casinos for the first time. A...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Maryland Live! dealer training school leads to federal lawsuit (10/14/2014)
(Maryland) -- A federal class action lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Maryland Live! casino in Hanover claiming the casino's dealer school was a "prop"...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article Is the Introduction of Lottery Style Poker Games Good or Bad for Online Poker? (10/13/2014)
(USA) -- Prompted by the launch of a petition to end PokerStars Spin & Go tournaments, PokerStars’ top Team Pro Daniel Negreanu has told complainers that it...
article PokerStars Has the Pieces In Place for a New U.S. Poker Tour (10/8/2014)
(California) -- In 2010, PokerStars launched the North American Poker Tour (NAPT), a multi-stop poker tour focused on the U.S. market. The NAPT was fairly successful for...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Indiana Grand officials lobby for live dealers (10/11/2014)
(Indiana) -- Centaur Gaming President and COO Jim Brown acknowledged to lawmakers last week that allowing live table gaming at Centaur's two casinos would have an...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Gambling: Thrice-weekly Graton poker tournaments prove popular (10/8/2014)
(California) -- As the Graton Resort Casino closes in on its first anniversary, big changes are afoot in the Rohnert Park site’s 20-table poker room.
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Carson: Facts argue against Newport casino (10/3/2014)
(Rhode Island) -- As a fellow graduate of American University, I am disappointed that the best argument Luke Barr can muster for permitting table games at the Newport...
article Debate over adding table games at Newport Grand gets heated (10/2/2014)
(Rhode Island) -- What began as a relatively polite debate over the possibility of adding table games at Newport Grand degenerated Thursday night as the audience,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article Table game products to shine at G2E (9/27/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Throughout the years, Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which will take place Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, has been the...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Unshuffled cards game ruled legal (9/24/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Games of mini-baccarat played at the Golden Nugget two years ago with unshuffled cards in which gamblers won $1.5 million did not violate any rules or...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Lodi Planning Commission votes to let Wine Country Cardroom expand (12/13/2014)
(California) -- Wine Country Cardroom & Restaurant will remain the only gambling business in town for the time being. The Lodi Planning Commission voted 6-0...
article Four Ways Poker Players Can Explore the Casino for Other Edges (12/12/2014)
(USA) -- There are some poker players out there who care only about improving their poker games as much as possible. Most of us, though, also want to maximize our total...
article Five Thoughts: Lame Ducks, OFC High Rollers, A Three-Time Winner, and More (12/11/2014)
(New York) -- The winter of 2010 was my first in Brooklyn. I had just completed my bachelor's degree at Elon University, and was coming off of my first World Series...
article The Global Poker Index Ink Deal With Roger Dubuis (11/30/2014)
(Switzerland) -- The Global Poker Index ink a deal with the Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis that will see them award the continental Player’s of the Year with unique...
article U2's Bono pissed roulette wheels don't go to 40 (11/30/2014)
(UK) -- U2 frontman, sunglass aficionado and occasional world-saver Bono turns out to be a notoriously cheap gambler. In a new profile for UK music magazine Mojo, Bono...
article It's game over for poker club (11/16/2014)
(UK) -- The Cincinnati in Tradeston was the first poker club to launch in Scotland and ­attracted dozens of players when it held nightly tournaments.
article Jose Canseco says his damaged finger fell off during poker tournament (11/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- More bad news for Jose Canseco's finger: It fell off during a poker tournament Thursday night. Canseco accidentally shot the finger Oct. 28 while...
article Can of Red Bull shouldn't have cost popular high-stakes Horseshoe casino dealer his gaming license, court says (11/14/2014)
(Ohio) -- A former Horseshoe Casino employee shouldn't lose his gaming license for failing to pay $1.84 for a can of Red Bull during a 20-minute break from dealing...
article What's in the cards for dealers at Canterbury? (11/6/2014)
(Minnesota) -- Kevin Mattson’s hands dart across the felt table. The veteran blackjack dealer banters with a handful of players while confidently sending cards in...
article SugarHouse to open poker room Saturday (10/31/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse Casino plans to open its temporary 24-table poker room to the public Saturday at noon, the Fishtown company said.
article No Pitfalls / Technology for table games continues to evolve and get more efficient (10/27/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos feature flashy, eye-opening innovations throughout their properties. But not in the pit. That’s where subtlety reigns.
article Chances now officially a casino with live gaming tables (10/25/2014)
(British Columbia) -- Live gaming tables have been at Chances for some time now, however yesterday dignitaries were on hand to mark the official change of the facility...
article World's No. 1 poker player doesn't look like a high roller (10/18/2014)
(Texas) -- Two weeks ago, I wrote a column about discovering that the world's No. 1 poker player, Dan Smith, is the son of David Smith ... "Smitty" ... my...
article Interest grows in card room ballot measure (10/1/2014)
(California) -- It may be up to the voters of Milpitas to decide the fate of the Nov. 4 ballot measure that will allow the relocation of the Bay 101 Casino from San Jose...
article Poker players file suit over seized money in Iowa (10/1/2014)
(Iowa) -- Two California poker players have filed a lawsuit against two Iowa State Patrol troopers and a special agent alleging that authorities illegally seized more...
article 'That's all bulls***!' Ben Affleck says wife Jennifer Garner has no plans to leave him over his gambling (9/21/2014)
(UK) -- She was reportedly at the end of her tether after Ben Affleck was caught counting cards at a Las Vegas blackjack table - and ready to leave the actor.
article Ben Affleck’s gambling habits (VIDEO) (9/21/2014)
(California) -- Batman has just revealed himself to be more than just the Caped Crusader. He’s apparently also Rain Man, as Ben Affleck has admitted to counting...
article Ben Affleck Caught Gambling $30,000 In Blackjack At Detroit Casino [Report] (9/20/2014)
(Detroit) -- Ben Affleck gambling is making news… again. This time the actor was reportedly spotted in a Detroit casino, and allegedly had $30,000 on the line at...
article Ben Affleck comes clean about card counting scandal (9/18/2014)
(California) -- BEN AFFLECK has opened up about his card counting scandal, insisting he has nothing to be ashamed of. Bosses at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las...
article The pit is closed for the Dealertainers at the Quad (9/10/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The show’s closed for the once-groundbreaking Dealertainer lineup at the Quad. The approximately 30 dealers and performers who worked the...

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