The 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Durant Main Event attracted 1,249 entries, which created a $1,873,500 prize pool.After finishing 158th in the 2016 WSOP Main Event, Jason Strasser came to a realization that his game was outdated.

“Congrats @PokerStars for being the 1st licensed online poker room sharing liquidity in France & Spain,” Alex Dreyfus, a native Frenchman and CEO of Global Poker Index tweeted.Templer’s claims about the need for shared player pools are accurate.

Tuesday and Wednesday should be a magical couple of nights on “Poker After Dark,” with Antonio Esfandiari headlining this week’s episodes of the high-stakes cash game livestreamed on the subscription PokerGO app.Antonio Esfandiari knows his way around the televised cash tables of “Poker After Dark,” where he could be seeking some redemption after a previous smackdown on the show.

The 1,500-page legislative piece also included already highly contested changes in Greece’s casino industry and the way land-based casino owners are taxed.The massive bill also included provisions for the authorization of three new casinos on the Greek islands of Crete, Mykonos, and Santorini.

An Irish problem gambling organization is calling for a ban on the so-called free bets offered by online bookmakers and for the introduction of a set of measures that will ensure gambling products are advertised in a socially responsible manner, local news outlets report.Barry Grant from Problem Gambling Ireland told local media that politicians and regulators will have to focus their attention on free bets as one of gambling operators’ most popular means to attract new customers.

Less than a year removed from her first career seven-figure score, Maria Lampropulos, an Argentinian pro, took down the 2018 PCA Main Event for nearly $1.Maria Lampropulos (hand in hair) was the Main Event winner on Sunday at the 2018 PCA in the Bahamas.

Keeping tabs on this will be one of the main concerns for Spain’s DGOJ, as well as regulators in France, Italy, and Portugal.“On July 6 in Rome, the President of the ARJEL, Charles Coppolani, signed with his Spanish, Italian and Portuguese counterparts a poker sharing agreement.

Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones being tapped back in 2015.(Flickr/World Poker Tour) Danny Chapman, 67, has pleaded guilty to operating a high stakes sports betting ring, as well as one count of tax evasion.

The former Revel (soon to be Ocean Resort) once had a gorgeous poker room.Can a fresh start revive another Atlantic City live poker room?

The online poker sector in Europe’s segregated markets is on the threshold of a new era, as first shared online poker tables are slated to go live within the next few weeks.What short-term effects on Spain’s online poker market do you expect from the start of the shared liquidity project?

It later on became known that Skrill will also stop processing deposits from Brazilian players to online gambling websites.Under the country’s long-standing gambling laws, most gambling services, Internet gaming and betting included, are illegal.

The final four days of partypoker MILLIONS took place on April 20-23.And aside from Lampropoulos, there was one more female player at the final table – UK’s Katie Swift.

The Greek islands of Santorini and Crete have voiced opposition to the government’s plan to allow the construction of three new casinos on three islands, local media reports.The reports have emerged shortly after the Mayor of Mykonos, the third Greek island mentioned as part of the plan, sent a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to express his discontent with the proposed casino expansion.

According to officials at operational casinos the new regulatory regime creates better conditions for new industry stakeholders.The proposed scrapping of an entry fee for patrons is yet another provision that existing casinos have received with discontent.

A trailer for the film Molly’s Game was released by STX Entertainment on Tuesday.The movie features the exploits of Poker Princess Molly Bloom.

Several states believe the odds of the US Supreme Court lifting a federal ban on sports betting across the country in 2018 are Many experts believe this is the year that will see major changes in sports betting.

Moore) A grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, indicted four men from Abilene Thursday on charges related to armed robbery of a local poker game in October.The accused poker robbers have not yet entered formal pleas, but according to the Abilene Reporter-News, all of the men admitted to their crimes.

A draft bill that calls for significant changes within the nation’s gambling sector is currently under consideration by the Greek government.According to officials at operational casinos the new regulatory regime creates better conditions for new industry stakeholders.

The World Poker Tour announced the 2017 WPTDeepStacks Europe Player of the Year on Thursday, with Tobias Peters capturing the honor.Tobias Peters is presented with his WPTDeepStacks Europe POY trophy by WPT lead commentators Tony Dunst and Vince Van Patten.

33 billion on the table, GVC has given Ladbrokes Coral and its own shareholders something to think about after publishing its 2017 earnings report.In Q4 2017, GVC saw 24 percent growth across its betting platforms, and 22 percent growth for net gaming revenue overall.