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PokerStars to launch sports betting and table games
PokerStars, the world’s largest poker brand, announced today that it will launch sports betting and casino table games globally on PokerStars.com.
Casino City Gang: NBA dreams, poker nightmares and bingo goes legal edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's decision to come out in favor of legalizing sports betting, Ultimate Poker closing shop and exiting the Nevada online poker market and California's efforts to shut down the Santa Ysabel's online bingo operation in court. And as always, they close the show by picking every NFL game against the spread.
Tennis star Rafa Nadal victorious in poker duel against football legend Ronaldo
The sporting giants had 20 minutes to put their poker skills to the test, and after some intense action, it was Rafa Nadal who racked up the most amount of chips to take away $50,000 for The Rafa Nadal Foundation.
Editorial: Congress must reverse foolish online poker policy
Prohibition didn’t halt the use of alcohol, it hasn’t reduced demand for illegal drugs, and it hasn’t stopped online poker play.
Poker pro Phil Hellmuth wins Pittsburgh Poker Open at Rivers Casino
This was Hellmuth’s first tournament win since 2012.
2014 WSOP November Nine illustrated
Think you know everything about last week's World Series of Poker November Nine? Check out these infographics and learn a few interesting facts you might not have already known.
Online poker's Ultimate Gaming folds after 19 months
Ultimate Gaming employees were told of the shutdown Friday morning.
Race for your share of the cash in the bet365 Poker €150,000 Premium Chase
To take part, just get Coins which are awarded for earning Merit Points on any cash table with stakes up to £2/£4 or €2/€4.
PokerStars announces Billionth Tournament Carnival
PokerStars today announced the Billionth Tournament Carnival – a series of promotions to celebrate Tournament Number One Billion on the world’s largest poker site – that will take place from November 17-30.
Casino City Gang: Marathon Main Event edition
The Gang discusses all the action from the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, which saw Swedish pro Martin Jacobson take home the bracelet and $10 million. They also brainstorm some ideas on how ESPN and Caesars could better produce the November Nine in the future. And as usual, they pick every NFL game against the spread.
Jacobson shows consistency during run to WSOP title
Jacobson won the World Series of Poker Main Event on Tuesday night, defeating fellow professional Felix Stephensen at the Rio’s Penn & Teller Theater.
AGA making its voice heard on major gaming issues
AGA CEO Geoff Freeman said the AGA should be the group to clear up misconceptions or untruths about a regulated casino industry. That’s what the organization did in Massachusetts, and will do in other markets.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians joins with Morongo Band, California’s largest card clubs and Amaya Gaming to offer online poker when authorizing legislation is passed
The addition of San Manuel reflects a “new day” where gaming interests must work together in order to finally pass online poker legislation in California.
Hard work pays off for top-three at 2014 WSOP
The top three players in this year's World Series of Poker Main Event may have been the three hardest working players in this year's November Nine.
Martin Jacobson wins WSOP Main Event title and $10 million
Sweden's Martin Jacobson beat Norway's Felix Stephensen heads up Tuesday to win the World Series of Poker Main Event. The $10 million first prize is the largest Main Event payout since Jamie Gold won $12 million in 2006.
European domination of WSOP likely to continue
Europeans have one key advantage over their American counterparts: Easy access to online poker.
Watching the November Nine on TV is a surreal experience
While Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd report on the World Series of Poker Main Event final table live from Las Vegas, Casino City's Dan Podheiser stayed in Boston to watch ESPN's coverage of the November Nine on a 30-minute delay.
Tonking out in fourth, wins $2.8 million at WSOP Main Event
Outside of Mark Newhouse, no one took their exit from the World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Monday night and Tuesday morning harder than William Tonking.
Full Flush Poker serves up over $500,000 in prize money this November
FFP ups the ante with its biggest month in guarantees yet.
Van Hoof leads at WSOP Main Event final table
A European is guaranteed to win the World Series of Poker Main Event after Jorryt van Hoof, Martin Jacobson and Felix Stephensen advanced to three-handed play early Tuesday morning. The winner of the Main Event will take home $10 million in prize money.
Lone amateur at WSOP final table exits fifth
William Pappaconstantinou (aka, Billy Pappas) was carrying the hopes and dreams of the foosball community, the amateur poker playing community and the greater Boston community on his back at the World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Monday night (and into Tuesday morning).
Larrabe's unorthodox style leads to sixth place at WSOP Main Event
If you watched any of the World Series of Poker coverage leading up to the Main Event final table, you probably saw Andoni Larrabe making what most players would call unorthodox plays.
Sindelar never gets comfortable, finishes seventh at WSOP Main Event
Most of the time, when you've been in a profession for almost a decade, you've had enough experiences to be prepared for just about anything. That doesn't apply, however, to professional poker players who make it to the November Nine.
Politano finishes eighth at WSOP Main Event, Brazil rejoices
We're only 14 years into the 21st century, but saying Bruno Politano got Brazil excited about the World Series Main Event might be the understatement of the century.
Newhouse finishes ninth for second year in a row at WSOP final table
Things may have gone differently in Mark Newhouse's second run at the World Series of Poker's Main Event on Monday night, but a river jack presented him with an opportunity to bluff, and William Tonking sniffed it out.
Top-10 quotes from the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland were inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Binion's Sunday night. Casino City's Aaron Todd recaps the top-10 moments from the event.