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Tag: New Jersey

2012 Main Event Champ Greg Merson Becomes WSOP.com’s First Brand Ambassador

2012 WSOP Player of the Year and Main Event Champion Greg Merson becomes WSOP.com's first Brand Ambassador.

Five Thoughts: Forrest vs. Matusow, Polk vs. Bank of America, and More

Five Thoughts examines the beef between Ted Forrest and Mike Matusow, Doug Polk's issues with Bank of America, and more.

The Sunday Briefing: Mikal "mikal12345" Blomlie Wins Third WCOOP Title at PokerStars

Mikal "mikal12345" Blomlie won his third career WCOOP title at PokerStars, leaving him one shy of the all-time record. Get the full results in the Sunday Briefing.

Inside Gaming: Fifth Atlantic City Casino to Close; NJ Invites Sports Betting, PokerStars

Inside Gaming focuses on New Jersey where a fifth Atlantic City casino is to close, sports betting is being considered, and PokerStars may soon return.

New Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak: PokerStars Approval in NJ Only Weeks Away

New Jersey Sen. Ray Lesniak says PokerStars will soon be approved to offer online poker in New Jersey. "It's going to be soon and it's going to be huge."

World Poker Tour Championship Returning to Atlantic City in 2015

The Borgata in Atlantic City will host four World Poker Tour events in Season XIII, including the WPT Championship.

Five Thoughts: The Seminole Hard Rock Misses the $10 Million Guarantee and More

Five Thoughts examines the missed guarantee at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, the drama with the super high roller, and more.

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

Atlantic City Woes Continue: Revel Set to Close, Christie Vetoes Sports Betting & More

Atlantic City continues to suffer as Revel set to close, Donald Trump sues two properties baring his name, & Gov. Christie vetoes sports betting.

Five Thoughts: California Bills Die, The Poker Hall of Fame, WPT and GPI, and More

Five Thoughts examines the two bills that fell short in California, the Poker Hall of Fame nomination process, and more.

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?

2014 WSOP November Nine: New Jersey Online Player William Tonking

Will Tonking is used to grinding online poker in New Jersey, but now he finds himself on poker's biggest stage as part of the 2014 WSOP November Nine.

Five Thoughts: A Look at the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

Five Thoughts examines the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine, including Mark Newhouse and chip leader Jorryt van Hoof.

New Lawsuit Against a "Thief" Reveals Churchill Downs' Plans to Build Online Casino

A new lawsuit against a “fraud” and “thief” has revealed Churchill Downs' plans to enter online gambling market in New Jersey.

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.

Lesniak: New Jersey Needs PokerStars to Boost Internet Gambling

Will PokerStars be able to fix the disappointing iGaming revenue figures in New Jersey? State Senator Ray Lesniak offers his take.

PokerNews Op-Ed: Just How Much Demand Does Atlantic City Still Possess?

What do the recent bankruptcies of Revel and Showboat mean for Atlantic City? PokerNews contributor and noted attorney Mac VerStandig offers his take.

Inside Gaming: Amaya-PokerStars Blockbuster, New Jersey Decline, and MGM coming to Mass.

In this week's Inside Gaming, the Amaya-PokerStars deal has the industry scrambling to consider implications just as New Jersey's online numbers are down.

Amaya CEO on Acquisition of PokerStars: "It Will Transform the Entire Gaming Industry"

Amaya's acquisition of the Rational Group represents a "strong deal from a financial perspective" that will "transform the entire global gaming industry."

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