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.
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 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.
Seth Davies, Daniel Negreanu, and Brandon Adams show how poker’s elite prepare for the Super High Roller Bowl (Source: pokercentral.com)All will be revealed as three players, including six-time WSOP bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu, lay their poker lives bare in a new documentary series called “Insiders: Super High Roller Bowl 2018”.
com)On April 30, Tom “3betpanda” Steinbach was shot outside the Texas Card House, a social poker club in the Austin area.“I am not one of these people that is opposed to (poker) by any measure, but I do have a problem when it’s illegal,” Travis told the hosts of Poker Lab Radio on Houston’s SportsTalk790 in response to a question about Texas poker clubs.
The French online gaming market is seeing growth across the board, with gross gaming revenues (GGR) increasing by 28 percent over this time last year.The situation is particularly encouraging for the France’s online poker market, which has been the subject of serious struggles in recent years.
Gordon Vayo, the 2016 WSOP Main Event runner-up, is suing a PokerStars parent company for $700,000, alleging that the online poker giant wrongly withheld winnings from a 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) event.Former November Niner Gordon Vayo is suing PokerStars for $700,000 for refusing to payout his winnings from a 2017 SCOOP event.
The Asian Poker Tour has committed to holding their upcoming events in Macau this year.The tournaments are set to be held at the Macau Billionaire Poker Room at the Babylon Casino, the only poker room in the city that still regularly holds tournaments.
Bill Perkins is offering $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a Texas poker club shooter.com)The incident occurred in the parking lot of the Texas Card House, an Austin-area social club, at 4 am on April 30.
If you’re going to be in Las Vegas on May 25 and don’t have plans, you may want to check out the $25,000 buy-in WPT Bellagio High Roller final table, which features six of the best high stakes players in the world competing for a $432,000 first place prize.Tom Marchese takes a massive chip lead into the final table of the WPT Bellagio High Roller, which will take place May 25 at the new Esports Arena in Las Vegas.
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.
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.