Industry stakeholders urged Portugal’s government to review its new gambling law and swap the tax regime for a more reasonable one.3 million in tax revenue from the local market’s eleven licensed operators in 2017.

Larry Greenberg dominated the final table of the inaugural WPT Bellagio Elite Poker Championship to win his first ever World Poker Tour title.Larry Greenberg celebrates after winning the first ever WPT Bellagio Elite Poker Championship main event.

It is understood that two EU companies have been allowed to enter the local gambling market as part of a public-private partnership, greenlighted by lawmakers.The responsibilities for the provision of gambling services will now be split between that state-run entity and two foreign companies.

com)Partypoker Live president John Duthie announced on Party’s blog last week their intent to sponsor the Super High Roller Series in Montenegro, May 12-18, at the Maestral hotel, resort, and casino on the coast of Adriatic Sea.Designed to create more action, the tournament is the type of innovation Partypoker ambassador Jason Koon expects to see at one of the “most fun” high roller series in the world.

The Stars Group is ramping up its presence in the sports betting sector by announcing the details of a nine-figure World Cup giveaway.Additionally, a leaderboard will be running throughout the World Cup, with entrants earning points for every result they get right.

The Vegas Golden Knights, Sin City’s expansion NHL team, advanced to the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games, and the Las Vegas poker community is going bonkers.The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals after defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games.

PokerStars Live at the City of Dreams, which held tournaments such as the Red Dragon Main Event of the Macau Poker Cup, is shutting down – but that may not be related to the Chinese online poker ban.How Much Will Macau Poker Suffer?

Phil Galfond and his online poker project Run It Once will tackling the issue of player tracking with some innovative ideas.Phil Galfond pictured at the 2014 WSOP is hoping to change the game with his new poker site Run It Once.

Launched several year ago, the BGT-themed website features online slots and other casino games that can be played for real money.In the new radio ads promoting the online casino, Mr.

Pocket queens on the final hand against Honglin Jiang catapulted the inexperienced French tournament player to the European Poker Tour’s Monte Carlo Main Event title and €712,000.Nicolas Dumont (left) defeated Honglin Jiang (right) to win the 2018 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event title.

The former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort is currently being redeveloped into what would begin operating as a Hard Rock gaming and entertainment complex in less than two months now.Its former owner Carl Icahn sold it to Florida-based Hard Rock International in the spring of 2017.

Nicolas Dumont, a driving instructor from France, emerged Thursday night as the chip leader in the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event and will thus be leading a pack of eight players into the final day of the prestigious tournament.However, as play extended into the early hours of Friday, there were eight contenders left at a single table.

It will primarily target premium mass market customers.It has been a popular practice for Macau’s casino resort operators to partner with junket companies that would refer players to their gaming floors.

(Image: PokerStars/Neil Stoddart)Just days after the red-hot Sam Greenwood won the Super High Roller, Justin Bonomo kept pace by winning a High Roller of his own.The €25K Single Day High Roller, which featured an action clock and the big blind ante, attracted 34 unique players who re-entered 16 times.

Author Maria Konnikova began writing The Biggest Bluff, a book on using poker skills to become a better decision-maker but has put that project on hold to play poker full-time after winning more than $200,000 conducting “research” at the poker tables.Author Maria Konnikova quit writing a poker-related book before completion because she was busy winning too much money at the poker tables.

A new casino complex with a 459-foot-tall hotel tower is set to replace the former Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas, local news outlet Las Vegas Sun has reported citing documents submitted with city officials.The property will be located at the site of the former Las Vegas Club, Mermaids Casino, and the Girls of Glitter Gulch Topless Club.

Las Vegas casino giant MGM Resorts International is currently developing the complex in the city of Springfield.About 2,200 of the resort’s staff members will be employed full-time, with average salary ranging from $40,000-$55,000, including benefits costs.

Italian-American driver Matt DiBenedetto made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in 2009 at the Memphis Motorsports Park.For their part, Zynga Poker will also host fan contests and giveaways via social media and their in-app assets.

NBA Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson smokes a cigar in front of the poker table he owns inside his mancave in Maui, Hawaii.(Image: New York Times)The former coach of the Dallas Mavericks spends his golden days playing poker with celebrities at his house and smoking weed with legendary musician Willie Nelson.

Macau gaming and hospitality operator Galaxy Entertainment Group is still committed to building an eco-friendly $300-million to $500-million casino resort on the Philippine island of Boracay, the company itself said in its financial report for the first quarter of 2018.In its latest financial report, the company said that it supports Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan for the revitalization of Boracay.
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