Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports betting, the Poker Players Alliance believes online poker legislation will move faster.But so far, only four states have passed legislation that legalizes online poker.
Soon after the 50-0 fighter began playing, he hit a royal flush on one of his 10 hands, which paid 4,000 credits, or $100,000.But when you’re Floyd Mayweather and have made over $1 billion during your boxing career, that money is irrelevant.
Orrin Hatch was one of the original authors of the Professional and Amateur Sports Act of 1992 (PASPA), the law that prevented any new states from regulating sports betting.“The problems posed by sports betting are much the same as they were 25 years ago,” Hatch said in the statement.
On one hand, both sports betting operators and potential customers have expressed their satisfaction with the highest national court’s ruling.On the other hand, a number of treatment organizations and anti-gambling campaigners have warned that the US gambling market has changed for good, but not for the players’ sake.
WPT owner Ourgame confirmed that six of its employees were arrested in China following the country’s recently announced ban on poker apps.According to reports, the arrests were made on the basis that free-play poker apps where being used to facilitate real money gambling.
Monday, May 14, 2018 will forever be known as one of the most important days in US sports betting history.In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court pulled the plug on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA).
Phil Ivey made a triumphant return to the world of high stakes poker this weekend, winning the Short Deck Ante Only event at the 2018 Triton Super High Roller Series Montenegro.Phil Ivey won the Short Deck event at the Triton Super High Roller Series Montenegro, the first ever live tournament held in the format.
(Image: Julie Jacobson/Chicago Tribune/AP)When the Japanese government first passed legislation that would allow two new casino complexes to be built, poker wasn’t going to be one of the permitted games.In changing the law and permitting casino resorts to be built in select locations, the government only sanctioned games with a high degree of chance.
The company planning to make Canberra Casino redevelopment – Aquis Entertainment – has received an extension to finalize its proposal about the project.Last month, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government provided the operator with one month to move on with its investment’s unsolicited bid.
Owners of more than 40 gambling facilities in Riga have started legal action against the Riga City Council following the latter’s decision to shut gambling halls in the city’s historical centre.According to media reports, the Council’s representative Aira Smelde have shared the information, saying that operators had turned to court to appeal the Riga City Council’s decision.
During an interview for Bloomberg TV from earlier today, Caesars President of International Development Steve Tight reiterated his company’s commitment to enter the nascent Japanese casino and integrated resort market.MGM Resorts International, another major gaming and hospitality company hailing from Las Vegas, has recently revealed a $9.
The British government completed its triennial review of the country’s gambling industry last October.The highly controversial gambling machines that annually produce gross gambling yield of £1.
The Post Oak Poker Club in Houston, Texas is located in a high-end part of town where celebrities and even some past presidents hangout.The 15-table card room opened in the summer of 2017 and has quickly become one of the city’s top places to play.
The kingpin of poker tournaments — the World Series of Poker (WSOP) — is still a few weeks away, but the Las Vegas summer poker grind kicks off Monday, May 14 at The Venetian with the DeepStack Championship Poker Series.Kicking off a long summer of poker action in Las Vegas, The Venetian’s Deep Stack series begins on May 14.
The Stars Group — parent company to PokerStars — has reported a positive start to 2018, with a 23.The Stars Group has seen increasing online activity in the sports betting arena for the first quarter of 2018.
Like poker, esports offers huge prizes to the best in the world.Now the WSOP will offer new gaming opportunities to 2018 attendees.
A Nevada task force approved Friday a set of recommendations made in a previously compiled report that seek to update an obsolete state law and obligate local casinos to submit regular emergency plans, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.The 14-member Nevada Resort Planning Task Force was assembled by the Nevada Division Emergency Management and includes emergency managers and casino security execs.
Copy and paste the code below to embed this infographic on your website China’s middle class is bigger, richer, and more consumption-oriented than ever.How much has the Chinese middle class grown in recent years and what are analysts’ forecasts for that particular group of China’s population?
Back in February, construction workers brought down Palms’ iconic marquee after a 17-year run as part of the property-wide renovation process to replace it with a modern, digital sign.The renovated Palms will feature art installations with works by widely recognized artists, including Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, and Dustin Yellin.
The company currently owns and operates Parx Casino in Bensalem.It has emerged as the winning bidder for a satellite casino within a 30-mile diameter spanning namely between Carlisle and Chambersburg.