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Tag: Las Vegas

Phil Ivey Among 26 People Approved for Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Poker pro Phil Ivey was among 26 people approved by Las Vegas officials to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

Did Caesars Palace and the FBI Collude in the Arrests of Paul Phua?

The defense filed an argument which stipulates this raid was conducted under an unlawful scheme and believe search warrants would have never been issued if the judge been told the truth

Poker Night in America's Joe Sartori Passes Away at Age 55

Las Vegas poker industry veteran and Poker Night in America team member Joe Sartori has passed away unexpectedly from stomach cancer at the age of 55.

Neymar, Kakà, and Many Others Join "#VAMOFOSTERA" Campaign to Support Bruno Politano

Some of Brazil's most famous sports stars joined the #VAMOFOSTERA campaign to support Bruno Politano in his road to the 2014 WSOP Main Event title.

PokerStars Targets Japanese Market, Launches Japan Autumn Festival

PokerStars launches the Japan Autumn Festival.

Inside Gaming: Macau Casino Revenue Down Again, Largest Monthly Decline in Five Years

Macau suffers a fourth straight month of gaming revenue decline, the Hard Rock is coming to Lake Tahoe, and Revel finds a buyer in this week's Inside Gaming

Memorial Celebration for WSOP Dealer "Elvis Joe" LeVine To Be Held Sunday, Oct. 12

The memorial celebration for popular WSOP dealer Joseph "Elvis Joe" LeVine will be held Sunday, October 12 at 2 p.m. at the SLS Hotel.

Inside Gaming: Amaya's Withdrawal, International Rulings, and Global Gaming Expo

The Global Gaming Expo meets in Las Vegas to consider the state of the industry; meanwhile there are big moves in Europe and by Canada's Amaya Gaming.

Inside Gaming: Nevada Gaming Revenue Declines in August, Macau Summer Slide Continues

This week's Inside Gaming discussing Ultimate Gaming's recent exit from New Jersey, Nevada's revenue decline in August, and Macau continuing a summer slide.

November Nine Strategy Session: Mark Newhouse's Tough Call on the Final Table Bubble

Mark Newhouse faced a crucial decision against his friend, Luis Velador, on the bubble of the WSOP Main Event final table. He talked through his thought process with PokerNews.

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?

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