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Tag: Las Vegas

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.

Chris Moorman Gives Opinion On Reentry Tournaments

Chris Moorman gives his opinion on reentry tournaments in poker.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 3: Nguyen Leads Final 59; Money Bubble Looms

Day 3 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event is complete with 59 players remaining and Don Nguyen leading.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 2: Madsen Leads; Over $1.16 Million for First

Following Day 2 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event, Jeff Madsen leads.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 1: More Magic for Esfandiari?

Superstar Antonio Esfandiari was among those at Bellagio for the 2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Tim Poster Unanimously Rejected in Finding of Suitability by Nevada Gaming Control Board

Former Golden Nugget owner and Wynn Resorts Ltd. executive Tim Poster unanimously rejected in Finding of Suitability by Nevada Gaming Control Board.

Caesars Entertainment $767,000 Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot Hit Wednesday Night

On Wednesday, Nov. 27, the Caesars Entertainment’s record-breaking "Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot" was hit for a staggering $766,951.

Inside Gaming: Nigeria's Gambling Growth, and Gambling Bills in Japan and Kentucky

Inside Gaming examines a projected increase in Nigerian gambling revenue and casino bills in Japan and Kentucky.

Steve Wynn Undecided on Online Gaming

Steve Wynn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Office of Wynn Resorts, Limited, is undecided on online gaming. Will sit back and wait.

Five Thoughts: Crown Teams Up with PokerStars, a New Intl' WSOP Schedule, and More

Five Thoughts examines Crown Melbourne's partnership with the PokerStars Asia-Pacific Poker Tour and the World Series of Poker international schedule changes.

Ken Horrell vs. Attack Poker: A Cautionary Tale of Poker Contracts

Ken Horrell won a seat to the 2013 WSOP Main Event through Attack Poker, but a subsequent contract dispute has turned his windfall into a nightmare.

Antonio Esfandiari's 35th Birthday Celebration at Marquee Las Vegas on Dec. 13

Join Antonio Esfandiari for his 35th birthday celebration at Marquee Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 13.

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