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Inside Gaming: Nevada Revenue Down as Strip Slides, Skill-Based Games at G2E

Nevada endured a down month for gaming revenue with the Strip in particular suffering a decline; meanwhile the G2E conference wraps up in Las Vegas.

Professional Magician Mai Jie Wins 2015 Boyaa Poker Tournament for $113,628

Mai Jie topped a field of 298 entrants to win the 2015 Boyaa Poker Tournament (BPT) for $113,628.

Macau Theft Resulting in Huge Stock Declines for Casino Operators

Up to hundreds of millions of dollars were stolen from a gambling junket in Macau, leading to huge stock declines for gaming operators.

The APPT Expands in Australia with Addition of All ANZPT Events

The Asia-Pacific Poker Tour has announced an expansion that will include all Australian & New Zealand Poker Tour events.

BlogNews Weekly: MPC Records Broken, Craig McCorkell Interview, Grand Prix Poker Tour

Learn about records being broken at the Macau Poker Cup, Craig McCorkell, and the launch of the Grand Prix Poker Tour in this week's edition of the BlogNews Weekly.

James Chen Wins Macau Poker Cup 23 High Roller for $220,000

James Chen needed just 75 minutes to swiftly dominate the final table in the Macau Poker Cup 23 High Roller on his way to winning nearly $220,000.

Yue Feng Pan Wins China's Eighth Red Dragon Title; Captures MPC23 for $272,000

Yue Feng Pan topped a record summer series field of 945 players to win the MPC23 Main Event for HK$2,108,000 (~US$272,000).

Inside Gaming: DraftKings, FanDuel Consider Futures; Cherokees to Open 2nd NC Casino

DraftKings and FanDuel consider IPOs, the Cherokees build a second North Carolina casino, and a junket theft in Macau highlight this week's Inside Gaming.

Inside Gaming: Offers PayPal Payment Option; Tom Brady Reinstatement Moves Lines

Two stories concerning Caesars Interactive and, Macau's continued troubles, and NFL betting lines highlight this week's "Inside Gaming."

Chen-An Lin and Yaxi Zhu Become PokerStars Team Pros to Represent Asian Market

PokerStars announces that two new poker players from Asia have joined Team PokerStars Pro in Taiwan's Chen-An Lin from and China's Yaxi Zhu.

Hong Kong's Galaxy Entertainment Sets Eyes on Europe with Monte Carlo Investment

Hong Kong's Galaxy Entertainment Group is venturing outside of Asia by making an investment in the Europe market.

Inside Gaming: Nevada, Macau Revenue Declines; Frissora’s First Earnings Call as Caesars CEO

Nevada and Macau both report monthly revenue declines, MGM denies plans to sell The Mirage, and Caesars' new CEO Mark Frissora reports second quarter gains.

Melco Crown To Open New $3.2 Billion Casino in Macau Despite Declining Visitors

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. announced a plans to open a new $3.2 billion casino on October 27.

Inside Gaming: Smoking Ban Might Hurt Macau, Judge Won’t Unseal Records in Sands Case, Boston Taking On Wynn

A bill to ban smoking in gaming venues might further hurt Macau, and in different lawsuits the Sands and Wynn Resorts face allegations of mob connections.

Inside Gaming: Frissora New Caesars CEO, Macau Down Again, Mickelson in the Rough

Mark Frissora takes over as CEO for Caesars, Macau's gaming revenue is down again, and golfer Phil Mickelson is linked to a federal money laundering case.

Phil Ivey Arrives at the 2015 WSOP: "I Care About Bracelets, But Duty Calls"

Phil Ivey arrived at the 2015 WSOP Sunday, taking a seat in the $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP and telling PokerNews the allure of big cash games have kept him away from the bracelet hunt.

Inside Gaming: Groups Move to Unseal Records in Las Vegas Sands Case, Allege Organized Crime Connections

MGM-Wynn merger rumor, records in a lawsuit involving Las Vegas Sands allege organized crime connections, and the IRS wants to change gambling tax laws.

Case Dismissed: High-Stakes Player and Businessman Paul Phua Wins Legal Battle

Eleven months after Malaysian businessman and poker player Paul Phua was arrested for illegal betting, a judge has decided to dismiss the case.

Liang Yu Wins 2015 APPT9 Macau High Roller Event for HK$2,492,500

Liang Yu topped a field of 75 participants to win the 2015 APPT9 Macau High Roller Event for HK$2,492,500.

2015 APPT Macau $100K High Roller: O'Dwyer Leads Final 30

Steve O'Dwyer leads the final 30 of the 2015 APPT Macau Main Event $100K High Roller, which attracted 75 players on Day 1.