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Tag: Las Vegas

Five Thoughts: The Argument in Favor of Super High Rollers and an Aussie Millions Wrap

Five Thoughts takes a look at the positives of super high roller poker tournaments and recaps the 2014 Aussie Millions.

Mary Bono Plans to Fight Ban on Internet Gaming

Former Congresswoman Mary Bono teams up with Rep. Mike Oxley to compete against Sheldon Adelson in online gaming war.

Wynn Approved for Internet Gambling in New Jersey, but Now Siding with Adelson?

Wynn Resorts Ltd. was approved to offer internet gambling in New Jersey, but CEO Stave Wynn is questioning the business opportunity in the market.

PokerNews Named Official Live Reporting Team for 2014 World Series of Poker

PokerNews will be the official live reporting team for the 2014 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Inside Gaming: Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun Battle in Massachusetts, and More

Inside Gaming looks at the battle between Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun in Massachusetts, and more.

Las Vegas Sands & Caesars Leaders to Debate Future of Online Gaming in the US

From March 19-21, iGaming North America will host its 4th annual conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

Two Las Vegas Casinos to Start Accepting Bitcoin

The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and Golden Gate Hotel & Casino located in downtown Las Vegas will become the first casino properties to accept Bitcoin.

Paul Newey on Diving Straight into the Poker World, Improving, and More

Paul Newey dove headfirst into poker with the $1 Million Big One for One Drop, and is now learning to swim with the sharks.

MGM Resorts International Primed for a Bright Future

A recent research note suggests MGM Resorts International has a bright future thanks to numerous looming developments.

Inside Gaming: Macau Crushes 2013, Borgata COO Talks Online Gaming, and More

Inside Gaming takes a look at Macau's terrific 2013, where gaming revenues soared to $45.2 billion - a 19-percent increase from 2012.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #1, The Launch of Regulated Online Poker in the U.S.

PokerNews' No. 1 story of 2013 is the launch of regulated, real-money online poker in the United States.

Vegas Taxi Driver Returns $300,000 Left By Famous Poker Player

On Monday, December 23, Gerardo Gamboa returned $300,000 to a 28-year-old poker player that left the money in the backseat of a cab.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #9, Canada Crushes at the WSOP

Coming in at No. 9 on the list for the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2013 is the amazing year Canadians had at the World Series of Poker that saw them win 10 gold bracelets.

Inside Gaming: Adelson Forced to Cancel $30 Billion "EuroVegas" Project in Spain, and More

Sheldon Adelson is forced to cancel his $30 Billion EuroVegas Project in Spain, Bulgaria adjusts the national gambling tax rate, and more.

Team Ivey Pro Dan Smith Wins 2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond for $1,161,135

Dan Smith gets his first World Poker Tour title by winning the 2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event for $1,161,135.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 5: Dan Smith Leads Final Table

Dan Smith leads the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event final table.

PPA's Pappas Pleased with iGaming Congressional Hearing, But Adelson "Not Going Away"

Poker Players Alliance executive director John Pappas says Tuesday's U.S. Congressional hearing about online poker went as well as you could have hoped. The battle rages on.

Five Thoughts: Reentry Events, WSOP.com Rakeback Issues, Riess on Gameday, and More

Five Thoughts examines the sustainability of reentry poker tournaments, the WSOP.com rakeback drama, Riess' appearance on College Gameday, and more.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 4: Bubble Bursts; Bellande Leads Final 21

Day 4 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event saw the money bubble burst and the field cut down to 21 players. Jean-Robert Bellande leads.

Gaming Analyst Says Online Gaming in New Jersey Will Grow; Delaware Unprepared

Gaming analyst Brian McGill says online gaming in New Jersey will grow, but Delaware was unprepared.

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