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DraftKings Online Sports Betting Contest Ends In Controversy

Randy ‘rleejr86’ Lee, a poker dealer from New Jersey, won the first-ever DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship this past weekend, but the victory came with some controversy on the event’s …

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Justin Bonomo, Sean Winter and Tim Adams Win PokerStars Caribbean Adventure High Rollers

With so many massive events taking place concurrently at the 2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, there simply is no way all of the tournaments can get their time under the spotlight …

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2019 WSOP: 20 Events With Buy-Ins of $10,000 Or Higher Announced

Over the past month, the World Series of Poker has been steadily releasing information regarding the upcoming 50th anniversary running of the WSOP in 2019. In late December of last …

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New Jersey Gaming Revenue Increases For Third Consecutive Year

Atlantic City casinos closed out 2018 on a strong note. After releasing their revenue reports for December 2018, the city’s brick-and-mortar casinos generated $209 million for the month, which brought …

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Poker Champion Gavin Smith Dead At Age 50

Canadian poker champion Gavin Smith passed away in his sleep Monday night in his Houston home. He was 50 years old. Smith learned the game from his father, and started …

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Sheldon Adelson Gets His Way, Department Of Justice Says All Online Gambling Illegal

In a new memorandum dated Nov. 2, 2018, the Department of Justice has reconsidered its 2011 opinion that the Wire Act, a federal law banning bettors from transmitting gambling data …

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2019 PCA $100,000 Super High Roller won by Sam Greenwood for $1,775,460

After three grueling days of high-stakes poker gaming, the 30-year-old Canadian poker pro Sam Greenwood managed to outlast a player field of 61 to win the trophy and a sweet first place cash prize worth $1,775,460. Since introducing the tournament back in 2011, the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) hosted the Super High Roller NLHE…

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New Downtown Las Vegas Casino Will Open In 2020

With Resorts World and The Drew set to open in 2020, the Las Vegas Strip will have its first casino openings since the Cosmopolitan opened in 2010. Downtown Las Vegas, …

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High-Stakes Poker Crusher Alex Foxen: “It’s Not Fun To Play Against Me”

After a phenomenal 2017, Alex Foxen dominated at the tables again in 2018, capping his year with a runner-up finish in the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl for $2.16 million …

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Americas Cardroom Puts Up More Than $8 Million In OSS Cub3d Guarantees

This February, Americas Cardroom is bringing back their massive Online Super Series Cub3d, a full-month of exciting online poker tournaments made to suit every type of player and bankroll. The …

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