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Tag: Nevada

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

Online Poker Operators Approved to Share Player Pools in Nevada

Nevada Gaming commission (NGC) has granted final approval for CIE and Treasure Island to combine their player pools on 888’s All American Poker Network.

WPT Alpha8 Announces First Two Stops for Season 2

The World Poker Tour announces Palm Beach Casino in London and Bellagio in Las Vegas as first two stops for Season 2 of the WPT Alpha8 tour.

Online Poker Traffic Surges at WSOP.com in Nevada

Traffic at WSOP.com in Nevada has surged since the 2014 World Series of Poker kicked off in May.

Venetian Cancels PokerNews Live Reporting Services for Recent MSPT Event

One day prior to the Mid-States Poker Tour event at Venetian, the venue canceled PokerNews Live Reporting.

The Sunday Briefing: Fabian Quoss Wins PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy

Fabian Quoss was among the major winners at PokerStars on Sunday, June 1. Get all of the results in the Sunday Briefing.

Ty Stewart Talks Millionaire Maker, Botching the Dog Show, and Bringing Fun Back to Poker

WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart discusses the record-breaking Millionaire Maker, screwing up the the dog show, and bringing the fun back to poker.

WSOP.com Online Championship Series Begins on June 1; 15 Events with $550K Guaranteed

The WSOP.com Online Championship Series will run from June 1-15 and feature over $550,000 in total guarantees.

Deutsche Bank Sells The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to Blackstone for $1.7 Billion

Private equity giant Blackstone announced on Thursday that it has come to an agreement with Germany's Deutsche Bank to buy The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas resort.

PokerStars to Receive a US Patent for Fast-Fold Poker

PokerStars will receive a US patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Fast-Fold Poker on May 20, 2014.

WSOP.com Nevada's High-Roller Series Begins May 25 with $200K Guaranteed

The WSOP.com High-Roller Series will take place online in Nevada From Sunday, May 25 to Saturday, May 31 with seven events and $200,000 in combined guaranteed prize money.

Five Thoughts: Dewey Tomko's Alleged Impostor, Longest EPT Final Table Ever, and More

Five Thoughts looks at the bizarre Dewey Tomko hoax, the longest EPT final table in history, and more.

Inside Gaming: 22 Companies Apply for NY Casino, MGM and AEG Break Ground, and More

Inside Gaming looks at casino development in New York State, the new arena in Las Vegas, and more.

Five Thoughts: WPT Season XII Concludes at Borgata, First Two-Time EPT Champ, and More

Five Thoughts is back, and examines the conclusion of Season XII of the WPT and the first two-time EPT winner.

PokerStars Inks Online Poker Partnership in California

PokerStars has agreed to an Internet poker partnership with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three major card clubs in California.

The Sunday Briefing: Mike McDonald, Niall Farrell Chop FTOPS XXV Main Event

Poker pros Mike McDonald and Niall Farrell each locked up $200,000 in the FTOPS XXV Main Event. Find out the results in the Sunday Briefing.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

Bellagio Announces Schedules for Summer High Roller Series and Bellagio Cup X

Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada has announced its 2014 Summer High Roller series for May and June, along with the schedule for July's Bellagio Cup X.

Five Thoughts: California and New York Discuss Bad Actors, Hansen's Break, and More

Five Thoughts looks at proposed poker-only legislation in California and New York, Gus Hansen's break, and more.

Five Thoughts: Poker-Only Pacts and Legislation, Adelson's Upcoming Bill, and More

Five Thoughts examines the viability of poker-only legislation, the pending Sheldon Adelson bill, and more.

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