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Tag: Macau

High-Stakes Regular Jorn Walthaus Opens Up About Cash Games and Poker in Macau

High-stakes regular Jorn Walthaus opens up about cash games and poker in Macau.

2014 APPT Season 8 ACOP Main Event Day 2: Mizzi Leads Final 62 Players

After Day 2 of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Season 8 Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, Sorel Mizzi leads final 62 players.

2014 APPT Season 8 ACOP Main Event Day 1: Young Leads; Guarantee Topped

After Day 1 of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Season 8 Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, Rory Young leads.

Wai Tung Lo Wins 2014 Asia Championship of Poker Warm-Up for $154K; Main Event Begins

Wai Tung Lo won 2014 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) Event #9 HK$25,000 ACOP Warm-Up for HK$1,197,350 (USD $154,453).

Steve O'Dwyer Wins 2014 ACOP MBP Super High Roller for $1,811,638

Steve O'Dwyer topped a field of 52 players who accounted for 50 rebuys to win the 2014 ACOP MBP HK$500,000 Super High Roller for $1,811,638.

Inside Gaming: New Jersey Passes Sports Betting Bill, Gov. Christie to Decide

Among several stories out of New Jersey, legislators have passed a new sports betting bill that only awaits Gov. Chris Christie's signature to become law.

Inside Gaming: Macau Casino Revenue Down Again, Largest Monthly Decline in Five Years

Macau suffers a fourth straight month of gaming revenue decline, the Hard Rock is coming to Lake Tahoe, and Revel finds a buyer in this week's Inside Gaming APPT and Macau Billionaire Poker Partner for Asia Championship of Poker

The Asia-Pacific Poker Tour has partnered with Macau Billionaire Poker. The two sides will work together at the upcoming 2014 Asia Championship of Poker.

Inside Gaming: Nevada Gaming Revenue Declines in August, Macau Summer Slide Continues

This week's Inside Gaming discussing Ultimate Gaming's recent exit from New Jersey, Nevada's revenue decline in August, and Macau continuing a summer slide.

MGM Resorts Reveals Major Gambling Plans for Japan

MGM Resorts International released its plans for Japan on Thursday if casino gambling is legalized there during a presentation at the Mizuho Investment Conference, in Tokyo.

MGM China to Invest Almost $200 Million in MGM Macau Upgrades

MGM China announced its plans to invest $194 million to upgrade MGM Macau.

Imperial Pacific Plans to Build a $3 Billion Casino Resort Complex in Saipan

Asian junket operator, Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited, plans to build a $3 billion casino resort after receiving a 25-year license from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

China's Zhenru Xie Wins Macau Poker Cup 21 Red Dragon Main Event for HK$1,667,000

China's Zhenru Xie won the third-largest Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon, receiving a HK$1,667,000 first-place prize along with a Slyde 'Titanium' design watch.

Success in Manila: Solaire's Parent Company Posts Record Profits

Bloomberry Resorts Corp., the parent company of Manila's Solaire Resort and Casino, recorded record quarterly and half-year profits.

Ivey and Cates Post $2 Million Bail to Secure Release of Richard and Wai Kin Yong

Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates post a combined $2 million in bail for Richard and Wai Kin Yong, who were being detained on illegal gambling charges.

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl Post $2.5 Million Bail, But Fail to Free Paul Phua and Son

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl post $2.5 million in bail for Paul Phua and his son, but U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement step in.

SLYDE Returns As Official Watch Sponsor of the EPT; Partners with APPT

Luxury Swiss watch brand SLYDE to return as official watch sponsor of upcoming EPT season, plus partners with the APPT for current season.

High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Raid

Paul Phua, a wealthy Chinese high-stakes poker player, was arrested in Las Vegas for his alleged involvement in an illegal World Cup betting ring.

Inside Gaming: Macau Revenue Down, a Spanish Study, and Showboat Casino Hotel to Close

In this edition of Inside Gaming, Macau experiences a decline in gaming revenue for the first time in five years, Spain studies online gambling habits of its citizens, and another Atlantic City casino announces it will close.

Inside Gaming: Revel Casino in Trouble, Macau Growth Slows, and Portugal's Prospects

Atlantic City's Revel Casino is in trouble, Macau is experiencing a sluggish spring, and online gaming may be coming soon to Portugal in this week's Inside Gaming.