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Tag: Las Vegas

Sin City Series: Tax Advice for Pros

With tax day just around the corner, we decided to talk to Theresa Fox, a tax professional from Creative Poker Associates Inc., who specializes in poker to get some tips.

Online Poker Sites and Casinos Forming Alliances Sparks Hope for Federal Poker Legislation

The recent alliance between online poker giant PokerStars, and Wynn Resorts has sparked some hope in Washington that online poker at the federal level could happen.

Inside Gaming: PokerListings Hungry for Cake, More Bad News for North End of LV Strip, and Dealers' Union Fights Tip Sharing

The Cake Poker Network and PokerListings formed a strategic partnership. We'll tell you about that, lackluster fourth-quarter figures from the Las Vegas Strip and more.

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts Announce Strategic Alliance

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts have announced a strategic alliance that would see the two work together to secure the passage of Internet gambling legislation, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Wynn Classic Final Table, Randy Couture Plans Poker Run, and More

There are plenty of familiar names at the 2011 Wynn Classic Main Event Final Table. We'll tell you who they are, give you the details on Randy Couture's charity poker run, and more.

Around the World with Lynn Gilmartin: El Cheapo Strip Living

Looking for a place to stay during the World Series of Poker? On a budget? Check out these places that won't break the bank.

Sin City Series: Zynga PokerCon

Didn't get to make it to Zynga's PokerCon last weekend in Las Vegas? Find out what you missed in the latest episode of the Sin City Series.

South Point Hotel Owner Michael Gaughan Publicly Supports Legalizing Online Poker (UPDATED)

Michael Gaughan, owner of the South Point Hotel and Casino is the first Las Vegas casino owner to publicly endorse Internet poker legislation.

Sin City Series: Aliens Among Us

We set out to ask some of poker's top players whether they believed in aliens or not. Find out what they had to say.

The Nightly Turbo: Zynga PokerCon Headed to Vegas, World Poker Tour Planning $100,000 Event, and More

Zynga's PokerCon is headed to Las Vegas this weekend and is attracting some of your favorite poker players. We'll tell you who's making an appearance there, along with some news about another big buy-in tournament that's in the works.

Around the World with Lynn Gilmartin: Shacking Up at the World Series of Poker

Wondering where you're going to stay this summer for the World Series of Poker? Lynn Gilmartin gives you her top picks.

Inside Gaming: Sahara Closing Marks End of Era, Ho Family Reconciliation Means Good News for Macau, Bad News for Tabloids

The Sahara hotel and casino in Las Vegas announced that it will be closing in May, bringing an end to one of the last of the Rat Pack's haunts and adding itself to a long list of failed projects on the strip's north end. It was a better week for...

Inside Gaming: Sands under Investigation, Caesars under (Seaweed) Wraps, and Wynn on Top

The Sands is under investigation by the SEC, Caesars is partnering with sushi king Nobu, and the Wynn is ranked number one by Forbes.

Nevada Considers Legalizing Internet Poker

On Thursday, word got out that an Internet gambling bill was being considered in Nevada with backing by an online poker site. We take a look at the bill and what it could mean for Nevada and the rest of the U.S.

Sin City Series: Blow Your Bankroll on Shamballa Jewels

We take a look at Shamballa Jewels, a jewlery company that donated a bracelet to the European Poker Tour Copenhagen.

The Weekly Turbo: Zynga's PokerCon Headed to Las Vegas, Davidi Kitai Wins WPT Celebrity Invitational, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including the dates of Zynga's PokerCon, the results of the WPT Celebrity Invitational, and more.

NFL Banning Players from Charity Poker Event is Bad PR

The NFL dropped the ball by banning more than thirty NFL players from participating in the “Raise Your Hand for Africa” charity poker tournament on Saturday, February 19, 2011.

NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship: PokerNews Staff Predictions

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship kicks off today and the PokerNews staff has decided to make some predictions about the field.

NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship: The Bracket is Set

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship held its Draw Party Thursday night, and the bracket was set.

Sin City Series: Wynn Poker Classic

The Wynn Poker Classic is coming up and Kristy Arnett stopped by the Wynn Casino to find out more about the event.

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