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Tag: Las Vegas

Inside Gaming: Nevada Sports Books Readying for Action on Super Bowl XLIX

Last year's Super Bowl was record-breaking both in terms of amount wagered and profits for Nevada sports books. Will Super Bowl XLIX match its success?

Inside Gaming: Gov. Christie Orders Emergency Team to Help Atlantic City

An emergency team is ordered in NJ to try to dig Atlantic City from its hole, Delaware casinos likewise seek taxpayer help, and Steve Wynn takes a pay cut.

Daniel Negreanu Supports Bringing NHL Franchise to Las Vegas

Will Daniel Negreanu help bring an NHL team to Las Vegas?

Five Thoughts: Jaka the Homeless Millionaire, Greenstein the Lowball Millionaire

Five Thoughts examines Faraz Jaka's homelessness, Barry Greenstein's $5 million win, and more.

Barry Greenstein on the 2003 WSOP: "Moneymaker Won $2.5 Million, I Won Twice That"

Barry Greenstein says he won $5 million playing cash games during the 2003 World Series of Poker.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Entertainment Operation Co. Files for Bankruptcy

As anticipated, Caesars' largest division, Caesars Entertainment Operation Co., files for bankruptcy -- part of the company's plan to combat its huge debt.

Former Treasure Island Poker Room Manager Arrested for Theft

According to court documents, poker industry veteran Christopher Coffin was arrested for felony theft.

Federal Judges Denies Phuas' Request for Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition

A federal judge has denied the request by Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, to be able to play casino poker while waiting trial in Vegas.

Phua and Son Seek Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition While Awaiting Trial

Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, are seeking the removal of a court order so they may play poker in Las Vegas while waiting trial.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #5, Passing of Strassmann, Brown, Korfman, Sartori, Elvis Joe

In our No. 5 story of the year, we remember some of poker's greatest members in Johannes Strassmann, Chad Brown, Tony Korfman, Joe Sartori, and Joseph "Elvis Joe" LeVine.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #7, Yong, Phua, Others Involved in World Cup Betting Scandal

No. 7 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is news about the poker-playing Macau businessmen involved in a World Cup betting scandal.

Dates Announced for 2015 World Series of Poker

An exciting new event -- The Colossus -- has been announced as part of the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule. Read more to find out the official dates of the summer festival in Las Vegas.

PokerNews Podcast Episode #264: EPT Prague and WPT Five Diamond

Rich is back in Las Vegas and ventures to Donnie's apartment to record a live edition of the PokerNews Podcast. The two take a look at EPT Prague, the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, WPT Alpha8 Las Vegas, and dish out some holiday gift ideas.

Five Thoughts: EPT Prague, Re-Entry Debate at WPT Five Diamond, and More

Five Thoughts examines EPT Prague, the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, and an announcement with the WPT and Hublot.

Five Thoughts: Lame Ducks, OFC High Rollers, A Three-Time Winner, and More

Five Thoughts examines the lame-duck drama, an OFC high roller tournament, and more.

Adelson-Backed Internet Gambling Ban Fails During Lame-Duck Session

The Sheldon Adelson-backed Internet gambling failed during the lame-duck session, but Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says the battle is still on.

Police Shoot Down Armed Robber at Home of the World Series of Poker

The Rio All-Suite Casino made headlines this past weekend after police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect inside the casino.

Phua and Son Will Go To Trial in World Cup Betting Case; Five Others Plead Guilty

Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, plan to go to trial to battle illegal gambling charges stemming from the 2014 World Cup.

Five Thoughts: Adelson Receives Push Back, Somerville's Streaming, and More

Sheldon Adelson's latest attempt to federally ban online gaming has been met with opposition from the Republican Party.

John Eames Wins WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event for $289,706

John Eames topped a field of 1,044 entrants to win the 2014/2015 World Series of Poker Circuit HPlanet Hollywood Main Event for $289,706.

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