Mikita Badziakouski, a pro from Belarus, shipped the HKD $1 million Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event at the Maestral Resort & Casino in Montenegro for HKD $19.6 million ($2.
Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, and other high-stakes gamblers competed in the largest cash game ever on television or livestream early Thursday morning — a €1 million buy-in game in Montenegro — and poker fans witnessed the two largest publicly viewed pots in poker history.Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey competed in the largest cash game ever on television or livestream in Montenegro.
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.
Construction work on a $400-million hotel and casino resort in Costa Rica is expected to begin in early 2019, after the project has received the necessary approval from the host municipality and tourism regulators, local news outlet The Costa Rica Star reports.It will operate as Casino City Caribe.
Juan Pardo Goes from $3K in Cashes to Nearly $1 Million in 3 Weeks, Wins EPT Monte Carlo High Roller for 1st Title
At the beginning of the month, Spain’s Juan Pardo had two cashes for less than $3,000.Now he’s got nearly $1 million in earnings and has been crowned the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT €10,000 NLH Single Re-Entry champ for €201,500 ($246,598).
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.
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.
The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is set to be a record breaker this year thanks to a guaranteed prizepool of $65 million.Announced on Thursday, the 2018 festival will take place between May 6 and May 21 and feature more than 180 MTTs with buy-ins starting at $11.
During the month of February, the city known as the “poker capital of the world,” Las Vegas, brought in $8.Clark County, the largest county in the state which includes Las Vegas, has 39 poker rooms, most of which are in Las Vegas and its suburban city, Henderson.
A California poker pro faces two felony counts of wire fraud for allegedly scamming investors out of $6.2 million, using the money intended to buy and sell Super Bowl tickets for profit to pay off gambling debts and gamble in Las Vegas.
br)Announced on March 23, the special online MTT will see the Sunday Million’s usual $1 million prize pool boosted by 10x.Missed GuaranteesTo celebrate the 12th anniversary of its weekly high stakes MTT, PokerStars guaranteed a $10 million prize pool in February.
The €5,300 buy-in partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany Main Event, which attracted 1,022 entries to King’s Casino Rozvadoz, offered a €5 million guaranteed prize pool.Viktor “Isildur1” Blom notched the second-largest score of his career by taking down the partypoker LIVE MILLONS Germany ME.
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa has become the latest of a number of Las Vegas casino resorts to have undertaken multi-million renovation of its facilities at a time when the iconic gambling hub is trying to reinvent itself after its heavy crash during the Great Recession.Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, the emblematic Downtown Las Vegas property, also completed planned remodel last summer.
com|The Times-Picayune reported that the hotel will feature 340 luxury rooms and will come on top of Harrah’s existing hotel, which originally opened doors in 2006.The hotel venue is part of Harrah’s previously pitched $350-million plan to upgrade its facilities.
Jonathan Aguiar won the WPT Foundation Latitude NVRFLD charity event in Minneapolis over Super Bowl weekend, and his winning hand coincidentally reflected the amount of money the tournament raised.6 million in lifetime poker earnings, became the first-ever WPT Foundation NVRFLD charity champion.
Manila-headquartered Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) said on Thursday that it has been considering the possibility to countersue the Bangladesh Central Bank after the latter said that it would bring the Philippine bank to a New York court for its alleged involvement in the 2016 Bangladesh Bank heist.The country’s gambling venues were not covered by the Anti-Money Laundering Act at the time, which practically made the heist money untraceable.
5 million casino patrons during its first year of operation, owners said on Monday.The property had its grand opening on February 8, 2017 and is celebrating its first year of operation this week.
com) The long-running Sunday Million has always been PokerStars’ marquee MTT, but not even the allure of a $1 million guaranteed top prize could generate enough buy-ins to prevent an overlay.In contrast, the 2017 anniversary Sunday Million saw 55,835 players register and push the prizepool beyond the $10 million mark.
One of GVC Holdings’ online sports betting brands has received an unexpectedly high tax bill, following an audit by Greece’s taxman.77-million tax bill was addressed to Sportingbet, which GVC acquired back in 2013.
The winning hand, quads over quads, in the largest bad beat jackpot in US history at Motor City Casino in Detroit, Michigan.) It’s rare for any poker room’s bad beat jackpot to come even close to hitting $1 million.