The 2018 Macau Millions was a record-breaking affair as the 2,499-entry field in the Main Event proved to be the largest field ever in Macau.Chen An Lin previously had success in Macau when he won the 2014 HK$20,000 Macau Poker Cup for $49,118 and the 2011 APPT Macau HK$6,000 NLHE for $29,318.

The reported figure represents a 9% increase from 2016, when 26,782 opted for exclusion from various types of gambling services.Under Belgium’s gambling law, a court could ban residents from gambling, both online and at brick-and-mortar facilities, in certain cases.

Their effort secured a majority on Tuesday, and according to VG, Norwegian legislators will look to adopt the new measures by May 7, 2018.Under the newly introduced measures, the Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lotteri- og stiftelsestilsynet) will have its power extended in several ways.

Doug Polk must have gotten bored with his repeated verbal attacks on Daniel Negreanu’s character.He’s moved on to ripping on social media playboy Dan Bilzerian’s poker skills and cryptocurrency investment strategy, and let’s just say things got a bit nasty on Twitter between these two fine gentlemen.

announced on Wednesday plans to build a non-gaming resort in a key Mexican tourism destination as part of its global expansion strategy.A 40,000-square-foot convention center is also planned to be established as part of the resort.

The 29-year-old Canadian is close to exceeding that total already for 2018 after taking down the WPT Amsterdam High a World ChampThe WPT Amsterdam High Roller, which cost €6,000 to enter, attracted 65 entries who generated a prize pool of €359,385 ($444,767).

At least three video games featuring loot boxes have been breaching Belgian gambling laws, an investigation by the Belgian Gaming Commission has shown.The regulator found out that loot boxes in three of the games – FIFA 18, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch – violated Belgium’s gambling law.

Back in February, PokerStars hosted a special 12th Anniversary PokerStars Sunday Million tournament but failed to meet their advertised $10 million guarantee.This past Sunday, they gave it another go with the PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Tournament Take 2, and this time it was a success.

His soon-to-be ex-wife, Carol, claims Charlie’s still hustling, but not to beat out grounders these days.Instead, she says he’s been hustling in the casinos, gambling away his more than $1 million annual salary.

The $85-million project for the relocation of the Horseshoe Southern Indiana riverboat casino onto nearby land received the necessary green light from the Indiana Gaming Commission on Tuesday.appeared before the Indiana gambling regulator to seek approval for the project, which it received unanimously.

With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.(Image: WSOP)Earlier this month, WSOP.

Tournament grinder pro Dylan Wilkerson defeated poker boom era golden boy Erick Lindgren heads-up Monday night for the WSOP Circuit Main Event title at Harrah’s in Cherokee, North Carolina, scooping his first career gold ring and $294,152.Bankrupt Erick Lindgren (left) lost a heads-up match against Dylan Wilkerson (right) for the WSOP Circuit Main Event title at Harrah’s in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Deadwood is rich in poker history, but in the South Dakota town where Wild Bill Hickok met his end holding aces and eights, it had been nearly a decade since there had been a tournament like the 2018 MSPT South Dakota State Poker Championship, which went down this past weekend.(Image: MSPT)Since 2011, Silverado-Franklin Casino had hosted the South Dakota State Poker Championship as a standalone event.

has once again presented its partner Melco Resorts & Entertainment with a plan for the expansion of City of Dreams Manila.The two companies operate jointly the integrated resort located in the Philippine capital’s Entertainment City.

Bitter cold temperatures in New Jersey helped the state’s online gambling market thrive during Q1 2018.(Image: NBC News)Online Poker Still ColdA May 1 target date has been set for New Jersey’s WSOP.

PokerStars’ parent company The Stars Group is set to buy British betting operator Sky Bet and its sister sites for a reported $4.CVC Capital Partners and Sky plc will relinquish control of Sky Betting and Gaming, which CVC purchased in 2014 in a $1.

NBA star Seth Curry flopped the stone cold nuts in a hand on “Live at the Bike” and got plenty of action.Ryan Feldman, the show’s producer and main commentator, opened under-the-gun to $50 with A♣9♣ and got six callers, creating a pot of $355 heading to the flop.

As mentioned above, a total of 70 gambling companies submitted their papers, with some of them applying for multiple licenses.However, it is still unknown when exactly Italy will be ready to join the shared liquidity project.

Reports suggest poker apps and any advertisements on Chinese social media platforms such as WeChat will be illegal starting June the government has yet to make an official statement, Inside Asian Gaming is reporting that all social poker apps will become illegal after June 1.

Part of the Problem Ashmawy admits to being part of the problem.On the other hand, he has found that there is such a “huge amount of shame with problem gambling” that people suffering from gambling addiction avoid talking to others about their issues.