As a result the merged company will have to divest its casino assets in the three cities to fellow gaming and hospitality operator Boyd Gaming.Following the FTC’s approval, Penn National Gaming said that it expects to complete the acquisition of Pinnacle early in the fourth quarter of the year.

A poster child of the Las Vegas Great Recession crash and burn, the unfinished Fontainebleau casino resort is now expected to bring life to an underdeveloped but what investors consider a very promising section of the Strip.The property’s owner, real estate developer Steven Witkoff, provided this weekend updates on the ambitious project for the completion and planned 2020 launch of the complex.

Ana Marquez has become the latest 888poker Ambassador.After registering her first live tournament score in 2009, the Spaniard signed a sponsorship deal with PokerStars in 2011.

Gambling company GVC Holdings is facing a shareholder backlash over what has been described as an “excessively disproportionate” pay to the company’s CEO, Kenny Alexander, The Guardian reports.During last year’s annual general meeting of the gambling company, over 45% of its investors voted down its pay policy which awarded Mr.

But after reviewing the early returns, the company has confirmed that Unfold Poker will be removed from its poker client sometime next week.So much for the variant being a long-term offering, as promised in the initial press release when Unfold Poker was introduced in early August.

The resort, located on the northern end of the legendary Las Vegas Strip, is expected to assume control over the hotel facility on Friday.The change will mark the departure of the W hotel brand from the Las Vegas Strip.

The 2018 midterm elections in the US took place on Tuesday.Many poker players had some strong opinions about the results of the 2018 midterm elections in the US.

As mentioned above, Sands Bethlehem originally opened back in 2009.Under state gaming laws and the terms of its license from the local gaming regulator, Sands Bethlehem has contributed more than $1.

Yet another NFL team joins forces with a casino operator as the league relaxes gambling advertising rules The New York Jets have penned a sponsorship deal with online gambling operator 888 and football purists are not happy about it, news outlet the New York Post reported on Monday.The deal is set to be officially announced later this week, but 888 banners have already appeared outside MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the home stadium of the New York Jets.

Following the creation of a joint venture in July 2018, MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings announced this week the appointment of Adam Greenblatt as the venture’s Chief Executive Officer.The joint venture was formed this summer for the purpose of creating a leading sports betting and interactive gaming proposition for the US market, according to the press release.

CardsChat forum member Jacki Burkhart, seen here at the WSOP, scooped a $30,000 PokerStars Platinum Pass and now has a chance to win millions.I’m excited to announce the winner of the #mypokerstory Platinum Pass Challenge, @jackiburkhart81!

The World Series of Poker drew huge crowds, leading to near-record Nevada poker revenues.(Image: Las Vegas Top Picks)Figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board this week show that June was one of the best months ever for poker revenues in the state, with Nevada poker rooms taking in nearly $17.

The Borgata in Atlantic City will play host to the annual Borgata Poker Open this fall.Below are some of the events that should draw grinders and rounders from all over to get back in poker action.

As the Hindu legend states, those that gamble during Diwali will have good luck and prosperity during the coming year.With 80 percent of Indians aligning themselves with Hinduism, Diwali has become a time of plenty for online poker operators.

A massive joint operation of the police in Phuket and the Royal Thai Army has failed spectacularly as officers were conducting a raid on an illegal gambling den.On Friday, the Phuket News reported that the raid was carried out on the evening of October 25 by at least 15 officers of the Kathu Police.

Sheldon Adelson Interested in Building a Casino in Meadowlands Area According to Sheldon Adelson, the Meadowlands in the state of New Jersey is a great location for creating a new casino.That is, of course, if the State is willing to provide the necessary permits for it, as currently casino facilities are limited to Atlantic City.

Signed by Kansspelautoriteit CEO Marja Appelman, the letter contained information about the current state of the Netherlands’ online gambling market, and requested assistance and cooperation from fellow gambling regulators as the country is cracking down on unregulated operations.Under the country’s existing gambling law, the provision of games of chance via the Internet is illegal, and so are the activities of international online gambling operators targeting local players.

Danny van Zijp has won the WPTDeepStacks Brussels main event for $124,731 after beating France’s Jose Astima heads-up.Holland’s Danny van Zijp collected his biggest live cash ever, winning the WPTDeepStacks Brussels Main Event.

July 23rd, 2018 by Daniel SmythA new series from Poker Central called “Hand Histories” is set to air on July 23 and show pivotal moments in the careers of top pros.Watch the pros talk about some of the hands that have defined their careers in the new Poker Central series “Hand Histories.

In “how grown ups should handle a dispute” news, runner-up Tony Miles apologized on Twitter for accusing WSOP Main Event champion John Cynn of slowrolling him on the final hand of the tournament.Tony Miles (left) has issued a formal apology to WSOP Main Event champ John Cynn (right) for accusing him of a slowroll on the tournament’s final hand.