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Tag: Las Vegas

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.

Inside Gaming: Ron Paul v. Sheldon Adelson, Caesars’ Woes, and Failed Revel Sale

This week Inside Gaming looks at the latest lobbying battles over federal online gambling legislation, Caesars' financial woes, and the Revel's failed sale.

Final Three of the 2014 WSOP Main Event Set with van Hoof, Jacobson, and Stephensen

The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is down to the final three players in Felix Stephensen, Jorryt van Hoof, and Martin Jacobson. Van Hoof leads the way.

A Graphical Look at the Path of the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

A graphical look at the path of the 2014 World Series of Poker November Niners.

PokerNews Staff Predictions for the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

PokerNews staff and contributors predict the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

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.

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