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Tag: Las Vegas

The Nightly Turbo: Sands CEO Opposes Online Poker, High Stakes Poker Axed, and More

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson says he opposes the legalization of online poker, and GSN has put an end to High Stakes Poker.

22 Players Confirmed for $1 Million Buy-In Tournament at 2012 World Series Of Poker

Caesars Interactive Entertainment announced that 22 players have committed to the Big One for One Drop, the $1 million buy-in tournament taking place during the 2012 World Series of Poker.

MGM Resorts Files Trademark Infringement Suit Over Domain Names

MGM Resorts International has filed suit against four individuals and two companies for trademark infringement.

Inside Gaming Real Estate Edition: Hooters for Sale, Hilton Renamed, and More

The real estate market is grim in Las Vegas, and it's hitting Hooters, the Hilton, and the empty lot next to the Trump particularly hard this week.

Daniel Negreanu and Other Pros Lend Helping Hands During the Holidays

Poker players Daniel Negreanu, Maria Ho and Bernard Lee discuss why giving back is so important around the holiday season.

Inside Gaming Breaking News: MA Passes Casino Bill, Caesars IPO, and More

Mass. passes a bill allowing for 3 casino-resorts, Caesars restarts the IPO process, and the Cosmopolitan wows visitors but can't seem to take their money at the tables.

Remaining World Poker Tour Season X Schedule To Include Eight Main Events in 2012

The World Poker Tour Season X is nearing its halfway point and will boast an impressive 2012 schedule that will include eight Main Events, both domestic and international.

PokerNews Weekly: November 11, 2011

Kristy Arnett brings you all the details on what has been going down in poker this week.

Inside Gaming: NJ Votes for Sports Betting, Sahara to Live Again, and More

New Jersey voters gave legislators the go ahead to pursue sports betting legalization, the Sahara got approval for renovation plans, and Nevada took a gaming revenue hit in September.

The Nightly Turbo: Updated November Nine Odds, Black Friday Bank Shut Down, and More

The World Series of Poker Main Event is down to three players, and the odds in Vegas have changed to reflect the massive chip lead by Pius Heinz.

PokerNews Weekly: November 4, 2011

Sarah Grant gives you the scoop on all things poker from the last week.

2011 World Series of Poker November Nine Social Media Guide

A look at all of the social media outlets for the 2011 World Series of Poker November Nine players, and media.

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars Cracks Down on U.S., Alan Meltzer Passes Away, & More

PokerStars is cracking down on U.S. players still playing on the site, and recreational high-stakes poker player Alan Meltzer has passed away.

MGM and Boyd Gaming Strike Deal with Bwin.Party to Form Online Poker Venture

MGM & Boyd Gaming strike deal with Bwin.Party to form online poker venture.

Preparing for the 2011 World Series of Poker November Nine: Anton Makiievskyi

Each year the final tablists of the WSOP Main Event take a four-month hiatus before reconvening in November. Find out what Anton Makiievskyi has done to prepare.

A Look at the Deep Stack Extravaganza IV with the Venetian's Kathy Raymond

PokerNews takes a look at the Venetian's Deep Stack Extravaganza IV with Kathy Raymond, Director of Poker Operations.

Inside Gaming: LV Mob Drama, MGM Goes Bollywood, and Sportingbet Leaves Turkey

This week, Inside Gaming brings you the bizarre business behind The Mob Experience, MGM's new plans for Indian non-casino casinos, and Sportingbet's rationale for selling its most profitable website.

Where Are They Now: 2003 WSOP Main Event Final Tablist, Tomer Benvenisti

We caught up with 2003 WSOP fifth-place finisher, Tomer Benvenisti, to see what he's been up to since the poker boom and how the final table changed his life.

Sin City Series: Home Game Poker Etiquette

Kristy Arnett and Sarah Grant demonstrate proper home game poker etiquette.

The Nightly Turbo: Bord Blasts Americans, November Nine Prop Bets, and More

NBC has cancelled the popular National Heads-Up Poker Championship, and defending World Series of Poker Europe Main Event champ James Bord has put American poker pros on blast.