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Newhouse reaches second straight November Nine

Newhouse reaches second straight November Nine

Los Angeles-based poker pro Mark Newhouse made his second straight World Series of Poker Main Event final table Monday night. When play resumes on Nov. 10, Newhouse will be in third chip position with 26 million, about 12 million behind the chipleader, Dutch pro Jorryt van Hoof. (Photo by Dan Podheiser)  read more
Main Event needs to change its identity

Main Event needs to change its identity

Casino City's Vin Narayanan believes the World Series of Poker Main Event's aspirational narrative is dead. He proposes a new marketing plan -- one that focuses on the tournament's best qualities, such as Joe Lacarrubba's efforts to promote The Imus Ranch with a pink lasso at the table. (Photo by Vin Narayanan)  read more
Casino City Gang: Marketing the Main edition

Casino City Gang: Marketing the Main edition

Aaron Todd, Dan Podheiser and Vin Narayanan discuss the WSOP's November Nine, how the WSOP can better market itself, and a California tribe's plan to launch PrivateTable.com, an online poker room, despite the lack of a regulatory structure to do so. They end the show with the results of their World Cup bets, and of course, make their best bets for the week, as well.  read more

POKER

POKER

Newhouse won't settle for ninth again

He has once again secured more than $730,000 in the WSOP Main Event, but this time, Mark Newhouse says he won't settle for a ninth-place finish. He wants the $10 million first-place prize.  read more

ESPN makes a mistake by not filming opening days

ESPN won't begin broadcasting WSOP Main Event coverage until Day 4, and Dan Podheiser thinks that's a mistake.  read more

Martin Jacobson takes Main Event lead after Day 6

Swedish pro Martin Jacobson, with 22.45 million chips, will take the lead into Day 7. Jacobson began the day 14th in chips with 3.925 million but consistently chipped up to the top of the leaderboard.  read more

Vancouver home game taking over WSOP Main Event

Matt Jarvis finished eighth in the 2010 Main Event, Jason Mann was 25th in 2013, and on Saturday, Darlene Lee put herself in contention for a deep Main Event run before busting out in 113th. All three play in the same home game in Vancouver.  read more

Newhouse poised to make history at WSOP Main Event

Mark Newhouse, a 2013 November Niner, grabbed the chip lead Saturday on Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event, and is looking to become the player to reach consecutive final tables since Dan Harrington did it in 2003 and 2004.  read more

Top-10 off-the-felt highlights from the 2014 Main Event

Dan Podheiser lists his 10 favorite moments from the Main Event that didn't happen at the tables.  read more

Crazy swings during Day 4 post-bubble action

Phil Ivey was cruising along, but busted shortly after the money bubble. And Brian Hastings jumped from 170,000 to 2 million chips.  read more

Bardah cashes in fifth-straight WSOP Main Event

The biggest story at the WSOP Main Event Friday was the money bubble -- and Ronnie Bardah.  read more

Money bubble bursts at the 2014 WSOP Main Event

Three players split the 693rd-place prize of $18,406 three ways, then played a game of "high card" to determine who would earn a seat to the 2015 Main Event.  read more

Riess eliminated before the Main Event bubble bursts

Defending champion Ryan Riess busted out of the Main Event Thursday as the field dwindled from 1,864 players to fewer than 750 players.  read more

All American Dave transforming the poker diet

The All American Dave food truck has transformed the way thousands of poker players eat during the World Series of Poker.  read more

Ultimate Gaming, El Cortez strike deal for online poker

Ultimate Poker is now the online poker room for the downtown Las Vegas property.  read more

PokerStars launches search for proteges

Winners will receive training from four of the world's best poker players and free entry into three WCOOP events.  read more

State regulators recommend linking online poker sites

Regulators said the technology, which is operated by Gibraltar-based 888 Holdings, could be the model for the planned system that would run the shared online gaming network between Nevada and Delaware.  read more

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The Reel Life: Drunken pterodactyl edition

You might not be surprised to see a toddler insist his name is "Pterodactyl," disobey authority figures and flee into a river. But apparently in Florida, you can also expect that behavior from a 36-year-old man.  read more

Player wins big playing Wild Rockets online slot at bgo

J.D was in the middle of 10 free spins when the win box lit up with a £67,360 win, and is now planning a trip to Brazil.  read more

Crazy Slots Bonus Days continue at Canadian Dollar Bingo

Players can play all the qualifying slots games with their bonus money as well as cash and winnings every day.  read more

CASINOS

CASINOS

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Players can take a bike tour down Bonus Boulevard this summer collecting $30,000 in casino bonuses every week until Sept. 1.  read more

BINGO

BINGO

Pick your team at GameVillage Bingo

The top 3 teams at the end of July will share £600, £300, and £100, respectively.  read more

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With a 100-percent first-deposit bonus and markets available throughout the tournament, bet365 is the best place to enjoy The British Open.  read more
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Did You Know?
Did You Know?
Paul Phua, a high-stakes gambler who played in the $1 million Big One for One Drop at the 2012 WSOP, was arrested in Las Vegas over the weekend for alleged involvement in an illegal betting operation that was taking bets on the World Cup.

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