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Nick Petrangelo Dominates $100k High Roller For Second WSOP Bracelet

Nick Petrangelo Dominates $100k High Roller For Second WSOP Bracelet

June 5th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Two bracelet events concluded on Monday. Nick Petrangelo earned the largest score of his career after winning the $100k High Roller. Meanwhile, Johannes Becker finally broke through for his first bracelet after defeating Scott Seiver heads-up in the $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball Event. Nick Petrangelo Wins $100k High Roller Nick Petrangelo came into the […]

WSOP Players Accuse Vendor of Harassment

WSOP Players Accuse Vendor of Harassment

June 5th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

There has been one consistent complaint during each of the last few years of the World Series of Poker at the Rio in Las Vegas. Players and reporters alike have been annoyed by one particular vendor that sells mobile device chargers and headphones. Vendors can rent space in the Rio Convention Center during the seven […]

Julien Martini and William Reymond Snag WSOP Gold on Sunday

Julien Martini and William Reymond Snag WSOP Gold on Sunday

June 4th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Two new bracelet winners were crowned on Sunday. Julien Martini survived a tough challenge from Kate Hoang to take down the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo. Also, the first online bracelet event is in the books. William “Twooopair” Reymond took down the $365 WSOP.com Online Event to win the largest online poker tournament ever held in Nevada. […]

2018 WSOP Update – Joe Cada Wins $3k Shootout in Second Final Table of Series

2018 WSOP Update – Joe Cada Wins $3k Shootout in Second Final Table of Series

June 3rd, 2018 Written by James Guill

The 2018 World Series of Poker kicked off on Wednesday at the Rio in Las Vegas. Two events concluded before the weekend with Elio Fox and Jordan Hufty both earning their first WSOP bracelets. Staring on Saturday, several big events kicked off including the $100,000 NL High Roller, the $565 Colossus and the $365 Giant. […]

Global Glance: PartyPoker Ready for EU, Spain Benefits

Global Glance: PartyPoker Ready for EU, Spain Benefits

June 2nd, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The weekly Global Glance looks at the online poker scene around the world. What happens with online poker and gambling beyond America’s borders can and often does impact the state of online poker in the United States. The big news is that PartyPoker is ready to be the second site that shares online poker liquidity […]

Victor Ramdin Leaves PokerStars

Victor Ramdin Leaves PokerStars

June 1st, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The Team PokerStars roster is less one more longtime member as Victor Ramdin announced his departure from the team. Interestingly, the news did not come from PokerStars or Ramdin’s own social media account, but via a tweet from Kevin Mathers. The May 26th announcement did come days prior to the start of the 2018 World […]

Tribal Concern Dominates Michigan Online Gaming Talks

Tribal Concern Dominates Michigan Online Gaming Talks

May 31st, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

Key Michigan lawmakers have been in talks with the state’s Native American tribal leaders since the introduction of bills to legalize and regulate online poker and casino games. And though the discussions have led to many compromises that make the industry appealing to tribes and land-based casino operators alike, the tribes have one concern that […]

Study: Millennials Favor Legal Online Gambling

Study: Millennials Favor Legal Online Gambling

May 31st, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

It is not a surprise to learn that most millennials believe that online gambling should be legal, but it is newsworthy that they also find traditional land-based casinos depressing. Younger consumers are also more likely to place bets with bookmakers online. The results of the data from YouGov couldn’t be timelier, as it was released […]

WPT Makes Controversial Changes for Season 17

WPT Makes Controversial Changes for Season 17

May 30th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The big news coming out of the World Poker Tour offices is the first half of its Season 17 schedule. A television show that begin with a small crew and staff in a Los Angles office has grown is now preparing to enter Season XVII as a publicly-traded, globally-recognized company. Along with that news came […]

Illinois Online Gambling on the Table Again

Illinois Online Gambling on the Table Again

May 29th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

Online poker and gambling became real legislative possibilities for Illinois in 2017. The Senate even passed a bill to legalize and regulate those internet games one year ago, but the companion bill on the House side never garnered enough support to even pass a committee. There has been no word from Illinois in the first […]

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