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Tag: Las Vegas

BlogNews Weekly: Poker Journeys, Isaac Haxton's Big Day, and Preflop Calling Ranges

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Tom Marchese Wins Aria $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800

Tom Marchese wins the Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800.

Popular WSOP Dealer "Elvis Joe" Levine Fatally Shot in Las Vegas Home

Joseph "Elvis Joe" Levine, a popular dealer at the World Series of Poker for nearly 30 years, was shot and killed in his Las Vegas home on Sept. 3.

Former WSOP November Niner Kelly Kim Drops In On Dublin Pub Poker Game

Kelly Kim, a member of the 2008 World Series of Poker November Nine, joined a pub poker game during his recent trip to Dublin, Ireland.

Remembering Tony Korfman (1942-2014)

On August 18, the poker world lost one of its most colorful characters in Tony Korman. PokerNews and the poker community remember the colorful character.

MGM China to Invest Almost $200 Million in MGM Macau Upgrades

MGM China announced its plans to invest $194 million to upgrade MGM Macau.

Crown Resorts Limited Acquires Site on Las Vegas Boulevard

Crown Resorts Limited acquires 34.6 acre vacant site on Las Vegas Boulevard for approximately US$280 million via a foreclosure auction.

Ivey and Cates Post $2 Million Bail to Secure Release of Richard and Wai Kin Yong

Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates post a combined $2 million in bail for Richard and Wai Kin Yong, who were being detained on illegal gambling charges.

Scientific Games Announces $5.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Bally Technologies

Scientific Games has announced a $5.1 billion deal to acquire Bally Technologies.

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

Phuas Released by ICE Officials While Ivey Looks to Post Bail for Another Defendant

Paul Phua and his son have been released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Meanwhile, Phil Ivey looks to post bail for Wai Kin Yong.

Online Poker Operators Approved to Share Player Pools in Nevada

Nevada Gaming commission (NGC) has granted final approval for CIE and Treasure Island to combine their player pools on 888’s All American Poker Network.

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl Post $2.5 Million Bail, But Fail to Free Paul Phua and Son

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl post $2.5 million in bail for Paul Phua and his son, but U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement step in.

2014 WSOP November Nine: Daniel Sindelar Finally Gets His Main Event Shot

Dan Sindelar of Omaha, Nebraska relocated to Vegas to pursue a career as a professional poker player, and now he finds himself a part of the November Nine.

Police Arrest Suspect in Bellagio Robbery

A suspect in Friday night's Bellagio robbery has been arrested.

Five Thoughts: A Look at the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

Five Thoughts examines the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine, including Mark Newhouse and chip leader Jorryt van Hoof.

Mahin, Midena and Lamphere Among MSPT Regulars Who Found Success at WSOP

The MSPT Meskwaki is happening now, which inspired us to ask the question -- how did MSPT regulars fare at this year's World Series of Poker?

WPT Alpha8 Announces First Two Stops for Season 2

The World Poker Tour announces Palm Beach Casino in London and Bellagio in Las Vegas as first two stops for Season 2 of the WPT Alpha8 tour.

Lottery Giant GTECH Purchases IGT for $6.4 Billion: "It Will Transform The Gambling Industry"

Italian lottery operator GTECH announced a $6.4 billion deal to take control of Las Vegas-based slots producer International Game Technology (IGT).

Sin City Scene: Caitlyn Howe Checks Out The LINQ and Davalos Tequila

In this week's Sin City Scene, PokerNews nightlife expert Caitlyn Howe checks out Las Vegas' hottest new destination, the LINQ.

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