Tag: Nevada

SealsWithClubs' Bryan Micon Pleads Guilty to Avoid Jail Time

Bryan Micon, the man behind the bitcoin poker site SealsWithClubs, has agreed to plead guilty for running an unlicensed online poker room from Las Vegas.

Inside Gaming: Graham Reintroduces RAWA to Senate, Big May for Nevada, DraftKings Partners with ESPN

Lindsey Graham reintroduces RAWA in the U.S. Senate, Nevada has a booming May, the AGA wants to audit casinos, and DraftKings and ESPN announce partnership.

A History of Gambling and Casinos, For Show and For Sale, This Week

The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club (CCGTCC) is presenting the "World's Largest Casino Collectibles Show" at South Point on Thursday-Saturday.

The Sunday Briefing: Rupert "ElRupert" Elder Wins PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

In this week's Sunday online action, Rupert "ElRupert" Elder took down the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up.

Inside Gaming: Industry Remembers Kirk Kerkorian, Hard Rock Announces Meadowlands Plans

The industry remembers one of the shapers of modern Vegas, Kirk Kerkorian, the IRS discusses how gamblers should be taxed, and Hard Rock has plans for NJ.

The Sunday Briefing: Johan "busto_soon" van Til Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

In this week's Sunday online action, Johan "busto_soon" van Til collected the biggest prize for winning the PokerStars Sunday Million.

National Deaf Poker Tour Champion Murdered in Las Vegas

Police in Nevada are hunting the gunman who murdered deaf poker player Jonathan Cyril Collins in his car on May 11.

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.

The Sunday Briefing: "Timonpoika" Earns Top Sunday Prize

In this week's Sunday online action, "Timonpoika" took the biggest prize for winning the PokerStars Sunday Million.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Ruled Against in Bankruptcy Battle, NJ Looks Beyond Atlantic City

An unfavorable court ruling leads Caesars' stock to slide, Macau's decline is affecting Wynn Resorts, and a bill in New Jersey would allow casinos upstate.

WSOP.com Head of Online Poker Bill Rini Elaborates on Launch of WSOPStats.com

WSOP.com Head of Online Poker Bill Rini elaborates on the launch of WSOPStats.com, a site dedicated to supporting players with a wide variety of statistics.

Inside Gaming: Somerville, Negreanu Talk Online Poker in California; Amaya on NASDAQ; Strip Rebounds

This week's Inside Gaming covers pros' efforts to get online poker in California, Amaya getting listed on NASDAQ, revenue gains for the Vegas Strip, and more

2015 World Series of Poker Predictions: Colossus Will Soar, Ivey To Disappoint

The PokerNews team gives some predictions for the 2015 World Series of Poker.

Inside Gaming: 888 Holdings Offers Proposal to Acquire Bwin.Party and More

888 Holdings shows makes a proposal to acquire Bwin.Party, Nevada news includes stories about federal and state legislation, and a new Nobu opens in Manila.

Five Things to Do in Las Vegas this Summer

Check out five cool things to do in Las Vegas while attending the World Series of Poker.

Inside Gaming: Skill-Based Slots to Nevada; Mayweather-Pacquiao Numbers; More Stress for Caesars

A Nevada bill passes to allow skill-based slots, MGM profits hugely from Mayweather-Pacquiao, and Caesars Palace faces money laundering allegations.

Bryan Micon Asks Internet For Support After Charges From Nevada Attorney General

Seals With Clubs chairman Bryan Micon is asking for help from the poker community after Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced the decision to prosecute Micon for running an illegal online poker room.

The Sunday Briefing: Scott "Aggro Santos" Margereson Tops Sunday Million for $194K

In this week's Sunday Briefing, Scott "Aggro Santos" Margereson tops the PokerStars Sunday Million and Ondrej "Vinkyy" Vinklarek wins the Full Tilt Sunday Major.

Inside Gaming: IGT Begins Trading After Completed Deal; Delaware’s Online Game Still Struggling

A $6.4 billion merger between GTECH and IGT complete, the new company begins trading on the NYSE; meanwhile, Delaware's online gaming revenue stays modest.

Inside Gaming: Native American Gaming Grows, the Strip Slips, and Sportsbooks Ready for NCAA Final Four

Native American gaming gained revenue in 2013, the Vegas Strip declined in February, Macau also fell in March, and sportsbooks ready for NCAA Final Four.