ONLINE POKER FIRMS GEAR UP FOR NEW JERSEY TOURNAMENTS
26th November, 2013 at 01:50:20
Party Poker and World Series of Poker up the ante.
With New Jersey online gambling now moving into full commercial operations, major companies are gearing up their promotional efforts in the new market, with the Party Poker and World Series of Poker brands especially prominent.
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QUEBEC POKER ACE DOES IT AGAIN
24th November, 2013 at 01:31:31
Sylvestre takes the WSOP Circuit Casino du Lac-Leamy main event for $122,435.
Quebecer Charles Sylvestre, who took an event winner's bracelet home from this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas (see previous report), has claimed another WSOP honour, this time the WSOP Circuit main event at the Casino du Lac-Leamy in Gatineau.
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RYAN RIESS WINS THE 2013 WORLD SERIES OF POKER MAIN EVENT (Update)
06th November, 2013 at 02:10:17
The vibe continues as Riess and Faber start the heads up.
The crowds were back at the Rio theatre Tuesday to see the final confrontation in this year's World Series of Poker main event as 23-year-old poker pro Ryan Riess and amateur player and night club promoter Jay Farber (29) returned to decide this year's big winner.
THREE DOWN ON WORLDS SERIES OF POKER FINAL TABLE (Update)
05th November, 2013 at 01:05:07
Newhouse, Benefield and Brummelhuis have all busted.
Monday evening at the Penn and Teller Theater at the Rio in Las Vegas was a buzzy, noisy affair as the railbirds gathered to support their favourites in the final table of the 2013 World Series of Poker (see previous reports).
WORLD SERIES OF POKER FINAL TABLE KICKS OFF TODAY
04th November, 2013 at 00:20:11
Nine finalists play for millions.
16 weeks on from the 2013 World Series of Poker, the nine final table players who survived return to the felt in Las Vegas today to battle it out for the winner's millions and the prestige of taking home a WSOP main event winner's bracelet.
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NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES UP 7.4 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER
01st November, 2013 at 03:22:42
Big betting on baccarat and luck that favoured the house underpin a good month.
Nevada land casinos won $958.8 million from gamblers in September 2013, representing a 7.4 percent increase over the same month last year due largely to big betting on baccarat and luck that favoured the house, the Nevada Gaming Control Board revealed Thursday.
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WORLD SERIES OF POKER 2013 CLIMAX THIS WEEK
01st November, 2013 at 03:22:42
November Nine face off on this year's final table, with seriously big money at stake.
In just a few days - November 4 and 5 - poker fans around the world will be watching the live televised climax of this year's World Series of Poker....the final table at which nine survivors from an original field of 6,352 face off with millions of dollars in prizes up for grabs.
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U.S. POKER ACE TO STAND FOR CONGRESS
29th October, 2013 at 15:19:27
Frank Kassela to work from within?
The respected American poker tournament player Frank Kassela (he holds two World Series of Poker event winner bracelets) is to throw his hat into the political ring and campaign for election to the US Congress, according to a report in the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, which claims that Kassela filed his paperwork with the election authorities last week.
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WSOPE MAIN EVENT WINNER TO YOUNG TO PLAY IN VEGAS
28th October, 2013 at 14:20:22
Spaniard Mateos takes the bracelet
19-year old Spanish poker player Adrian Mateos took home Euro 1 million and the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event title after besting Frenchman Fabrice Soulier in a drawn out heads up.
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19-YEAR-OLD TAKES DOWN WORLD SERIES OF POKER EUROPE MAIN EVENT
26th October, 2013 at 01:16:53
Mateos can't wait to turn 21 and give Las Vegas a go.
19-year-old Spanish professional player Adrian Mateos may be too young to play in Vegas, but this week he has shown he has the ability to tangle with the best by emerging victorious - and a million Euros wealthier - in the Euro 10,450 buy-in World Series of Poker Europe main event.
AUSSIE VICTORY AT WORLD SERIES OF POKER EUROPE
13th October, 2013 at 02:57:36
A bracelet at last for 888 Aussie pro Jackie Glazier in the ladies event
The popular and respected Australian professional poker player Jackie Glazier finally realised one of her career ambitions in France over the weekend when she won the ladies event and her first WSOP bracelet at the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe at Casino Barriere, eight miles north of Paris at Enghien-les-Bains.
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COLBERT MYSTERY EXPLAINED (Update)
03rd October, 2013 at 01:55:12
Former Cantor Gaming exec pleaded guilty to one count of accepting illegal wagers.
The mystery around the dropped charges against former Cantor Gaming exec Mike Colbert (see previous reports) has been explained; accused of activities associated with Pinnacle Sports, he apparently entered a guilty plea on a single felony conspiracy in September, and will be sentenced early in December.
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NEVADA ONLINE POKER OPERATORS RAMP UP THE ADVERTISING
29th September, 2013 at 03:07:40
WSOP.com and Ultimate Poker vie for market share in a limited arena.
The arrival of Caesars' WSOP.com online poker site in the intrastate Nevada online poker market is creating a competitive advertising environment with Fertitta Interactive's Ultimate Poker.com longer-established website, reports the publication Advertising Age.
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GLITZ AND ONLINE POKER POLITICS MIX AT G2E
25th September, 2013 at 02:22:21
The American Gambling Association's new chief remains fixated on a federal solution.
Giant dinosaurs, blue avatar characters and soul trees, and showgirls made up like zombies were just part of the glitz and entertainment as the US gambling industry showcased its wares at the G2E Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday, but underlying the hype was the hard talk of business and politics as an estimated 25,000 delegates gathered.
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ONLINE POKER INCREASES INTEREST IN LIVE ACTION
19th September, 2013 at 15:01:12
The advent of legalised online poker in Nevada could be good for land operators
Dave Schwartz, the director of the University of Las Vegas's Gaming Research Center, told local publication 8newsnow this week that legalised online poker in Nevada could be good news for land operators.
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