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Tag: Las Vegas

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.

Inside Gaming: Federal Commission Concerned About Macau, Tribes Eye iGaming, and More

Inside Gaming examines potential issues in Macau, Native American tribes planning for internet gambling, and an EU official scrutinizing Austrian gaming laws. Daily Fantasy Sports Player of the Year Race Coming Down to the Wire!

The Tournament Player of the Year race will inevitably be decided by the massive football contests next month. We take a look at the contenders.

Richard "nutsinho" Lyndaker Wins Heartland Poker Tour Stratosphere Casino for $122,549

On Monday, well-known online poker pro Richard "nutsinho" Lyndaker won the Heartland Poker Tour Stratosphere Casino for $122,549.

Adelson Preparing Campaign to Portray Online Gambling as Danger to Children, the Poor

Sheldon Adelson is preparing a campaign to portray online gambling as danger to children, the poor, and more.

Inside Gaming: Wynn Pulls Out of Philadelphia,'s Struggles in Greece and More

Inside Gaming takes a look at Wynn Resorts pulling out of Philadelphia,’s issues in Greece, and more.

Nevada Talks to Delaware About Possibility of Online Gaming Compact

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has been in talks with Delaware Governor Jack Markell about the possibility of an online gaming compact.

$10,300 Bellagio Special Event to Feature $100,000 First-Place Guarantee

On Friday, Nov. 8, the Bellagio Poker Room in Las Vegas will host the $10,300 Bellagio Special Event featuring a $100,000 first-place guarantee. Moves Ahead of Ultimate Poker in Nevada Online Poker Traffic has moved ahead of rival Ultimate Poker in the online poker traffic rankings as of this week.

Finding Balance: Poker and Family Life with Jeremy Ausmus

How does poker pro Jeremy Ausmus balance poker with his home life? We spent some time with the recent WSOP bracelet winner.

The 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Begins Tonight!

The 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event final table begins tonight! PokerNews will be providing hand-for-hand coverage plus videos and interviews from the Penn & Teller Theater.

2013 World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine: Mark Newhouse

Despite mistakes in the past, Mark Newhouse believes he's a changed person heading into the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

2013 World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine: Michiel Brummelhuis

Michiel Brummelhuis celebrated the birth of his first child during the off months from the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, and will now be playing to secure his family’s financial future in the process.

2013 World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine: David Benefield

David Benefield will enter the 2013 World Series of Poker final table as the short stack, but his poker experience will make him a worthy adversary to the other eight competitors.