Tag: Las Vegas

Have Phil Ivey and Floyd Mayweather Joined Forces on Twitter?

Phil Ivey and Floyd Mayweather appear to be cross-promoting each other's interests on Twitter.

Rob Tinnion Ships the Sunday Million Twice in Five Months: "It's Extremely Surreal"

Rob "rtinnion" Tinnion talks about winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for the second time in five months.

Five Thoughts: The Golden Ticket, EPT Deauville Recap, and More

Even the pessimistic must dream when they are handed a ticket that could be worth more than half of a billion dollars. That’s a lot of zeroes. What’s the first you would do? I would probably make a reservation for two at Le Volant, a quaint...

Sergio Castelluccio Talks About His Biggest Regret in Poker

Sergio Castelluccio talks about his big regret at EPT Grand Final and shares his views on the importance of characters in poker.

DraftKings and FanDuel Awarding Huge Prizes at NBA and NHL Live Finals

Daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings and FanDuel have announced live finals for NBA and NHL with huge prizes on the line.

Federal Judge: Search Warrant Used in Paul Phua Sports Betting Case Was "Fatally Flawed"

A U.S. federal judge recommended removing evidence in Paul Phua's high-stakes sports betting case because the search warrant was "fatally flawed."

2015 World Series of Poker Schedule Released; 68 Events, First-Ever Online Bracelet

The 2015 World Series of Poker schedule has been released, featuring numerous changes and 68 different events including a first-ever online tournament.

Inside Gaming: Nevada Sportsbooks Readying for Action on Super Bowl XLIX

Last year's Super Bowl was record-breaking both in terms of amount wagered and profits for Nevada sportsbooks. Will Super Bowl XLIX match its success?

Inside Gaming: Gov. Christie Orders Emergency Team to Help Atlantic City

An emergency team is ordered in NJ to try to dig Atlantic City from its hole, Delaware casinos likewise seek taxpayer help, and Steve Wynn takes a pay cut.

Daniel Negreanu Supports Bringing NHL Franchise to Las Vegas

Will Daniel Negreanu help bring an NHL team to Las Vegas?

Five Thoughts: Jaka the Homeless Millionaire, Greenstein the Lowball Millionaire

Five Thoughts examines Faraz Jaka's homelessness, Barry Greenstein's $5 million win, and more.

Barry Greenstein on the 2003 WSOP: "Moneymaker Won $2.5 Million, I Won Twice That"

Barry Greenstein says he won $5 million playing cash games during the 2003 World Series of Poker.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Entertainment Operation Co. Files for Bankruptcy

As anticipated, Caesars' largest division, Caesars Entertainment Operation Co., files for bankruptcy -- part of the company's plan to combat its huge debt.

Former Treasure Island Poker Room Manager Arrested for Theft

According to court documents, poker industry veteran Christopher Coffin was arrested for felony theft.

Federal Judges Denies Phuas' Request for Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition

A federal judge has denied the request by Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, to be able to play casino poker while waiting trial in Vegas.

Phua and Son Seek Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition While Awaiting Trial

Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, are seeking the removal of a court order so they may play poker in Las Vegas while waiting trial.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #5, Passing of Strassmann, Brown, Korfman, Sartori, Elvis Joe

In our No. 5 story of the year, we remember some of poker's greatest members in Johannes Strassmann, Chad Brown, Tony Korfman, Joe Sartori, and Joseph "Elvis Joe" LeVine.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #7, Yong, Phua, Others Involved in World Cup Betting Scandal

No. 7 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is news about the poker-playing Macau businessmen involved in a World Cup betting scandal.

Dates Announced for 2015 World Series of Poker

An exciting new event -- The Colossus -- has been announced as part of the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule. Read more to find out the official dates of the summer festival in Las Vegas.