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Casino City Gang: Give us a license or else edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the state of casino gaming in Massachusetts where MGM wants more certainty and Suffolk Downs says it will close if it doesn't receive a casino license, the new World Series of Poker poker room opening in Atlantic City and the state of online gaming in New Jersey and the hard work that goes into hosting a home poker game. And as always, they make their best bets for the week.
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PKR launches affiliate program with Income Access
PKR’s new affiliate programme will be powered by the award-winning software of Income Access.
EPT announces dates for Season 11
The European Poker Tour (EPT) today announced some dates for the forthcoming Season 11 – kicking off with Europe’s largest-ever poker festival in Barcelona in August to celebrate the 100th EPT.
Patrick Clarke wins Irish Open
Patrick Clarke took down the Irish Open 2014, Europe’s most prestigious poker tournament title yesterday, along with €250,000 prize-money.
Juicy Stakes offering freerolls to WSOP
Juicy Stakes Poker is making it possible for some of its players to fulfill every poker player’s dream: to play in the biggest poker event in the world, the World Series of Poker.
Full Tilt's MiniFTOPS returns with $2 million guaranteed
MiniFTOPS XXV gets underway this Sunday, April 20th, with over $2,000,000 in combined guarantees up for grabs across 31 events.
Mid-States Poker Tour expands to Milwaukee
The MSPT at Potawatomi Casino will take place August 30 – September 7, 2014 and boast a $200,000 Guaranteed Main Event prize pool.
Top-10 Twitter accounts Phil Ivey followed before mine
Casino City's Aaron Todd was followed on Twitter by famed poker pro Phil Ivey. But he quickly realized this was no special accomplishment after seeing some of the other 50,000 accounts Ivey's social media staff has followed in recent weeks.
Intertops hosting Easter poker freerolls this weekend
Easter egg delivery could be delayed this year if the Easter Bunny likes poker because there’s a very busy schedule of tournaments at Intertops Poker over the holiday weekend.
Casino City Gang: Trouble at the Borgata edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the Borgata suing poker pro Phil Ivey for $9.6 million for allegedly cheating at mini-baccarat, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement's final decision on the Borgata Winter Open tournament payouts and a new multistate slot jackpot agreement. And as always, they make their best bets of the week from the world of sports.
Victor's Wheel returns to BetVictor Poker
BetVictor Poker has today re-launched an improved Victor’s Wheel – a wheel of fortune style arcade game – following a successful roll-out last December and in response to player demands.
Juicy Stakes offering $6500 in guaranteed tournament prizes
This Easter weekend the poker tournament schedule at Juicy Stakes Poker features three special GTD tourneys and two Easter Freerolls. But first, tonight, there’s $1250 to be won at two added freerolls.
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Close call for Rafa Nadal in head-to-head matchup with Vanessa Selbst
The world’s number one tennis player and PokerStars.com ambassador, Rafa Nadal has lost out to the world’s best female poker player, Vanessa Selbst in a heads-up poker game.
Pro poker player Phil Ivey sued by Atlantic City casino Borgata
Ivey has been sued in federal court by the Borgata in Atlantic City, which claimed the $9.6 million he won at the casino in 2012 was earned through cheating at high-stakes mini-baccarat.
Card Player Poker Tour Paddy Power Poker Irish Open begins April 18
The €2,250 no-limit hold’em main event is estimated to generate a prizepool upwards of €100,000 in what has become the longest running tournament in European history.
Americas Cardroom becomes a top choice for poker players
Poker players who love to grind have suddenly been shunned by recent changes in the poker landscape.
Harrah's Philadelphia welcomes WSOP Circuit
Harrah's Philadelphia announced today that the World Series of Poker Circuit tournament series will take place from Wednesday April 16 through Monday, April 28.
Casino City Gang: Following the money edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss their various philosophies regarding late entry and re-entries in poker tournaments, the Treasury Department looking to force casinos to report on the source of gambling funds used by high rollers and whether there's a market for "simplified" betting in horse racing. And as always, they make their best bets for the week.
Top-10 reasons I've come around on late registration and re-entry
Casino City's Aaron Todd used to loathe re-entry and late registration in live poker tournaments. But thanks to a recent enlightening, he has come around on the issue.
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Winning online poker players must confront paying taxes
Nearly a year after the launch of real money online poker in Nevada, there’s a new wave of players who must pay taxes on Web poker winnings from 2013.
Intertops Poker hosting freerolls this weekend
With extra freerolls and a $1500 Guaranteed R&A plus a $200 reload bonus this weekend, the poker tables at Intertops Poker are going to be busy this weekend.
Eleanor Gudger joins Team PKR Pro
Eleanor Gudger, the law graduate from Leicester, is one of the most successful tournament players in the site's history, and has two WSOP final tables to her name.
APPT Macau and Macau Poker Cup schedules announced
The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has announced the Season 8 schedules for APPT Macau and the 21st edition of the Macau Poker Cup where both tournaments will be held at the ‘PokerStars LIVE Macau’ poker room.