Tag: Las Vegas

Throwback Thursday: Phil Laak Breaks Guinness World Record at Bellagio

Phil Laak breaks the world record for most hours of poker played; PokerNews looks at the favorite videos from the Bellagio.

2016 PokerNews Holiday Gift Guide #4 - MGM Gift Card

The poker enthusiast on your holiday list will enjoy this gift that keeps on giving: MGM gift cards. They take No. 4 on our gift guide.

The Poker Central Shootout Gives $85K to Charities

Tyler Posey bested Phil Hellmuth to win the Poker Central Shootout, which gave $85,000 to charities.

Inside Gaming: MGM National Harbor to Open; Big October for Nevada Casinos

MGM National Harbor in Maryland opens next week, Nevada casinos have a big October, a new Atlantic City casino owner sues NJ regulators, and more.

The 2016 PokerNews Holiday Gift Guide: Best Gifts for Poker Players

Here are the 10 gifts of the year that will have poker aficionados and poker newbs alike trying to one-up your gifts for the next few years on the 2016 PokerNews Holiday Gift Guide.

Good For The Game: Saving Atlantic City

The recent U.S. presidential election may have had controversy surrounding presidential-elect Donald Trump, but New Jersey's voters deciding against casino expansion outside of Atlantic City may save it.

READ: Rolling Stone Tells the Tony Carleo ‘Bellagio Bandit’ Story

Tony Carleo, the "Bellagio Bandit," tells Rolling Stone the story of his downfall, from robbing the Bellagio to now serving time in Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center.

Tax Burdens Dull 2016 WSOP Main Event Final Table Winnings

One tax agent shows the true results of the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table after taxes.

Inside Gaming: Wynn Palace Slow Start Affect 3Q Numbers; Cubs Win Means Sportsbooks Lose

Wynn Resorts has a disappointing 3rd quarter after the slow start of its Wynn Palace in Macau; big money bet on Cubs in World Series means sportsbooks lose.

Sunday Briefing: David “Ymobad” Imobach Wins the Sunday Million

Who won big online this past Sunday, Oct. 30? Find out in the Sunday Briefing.

The 2016 Presidential Election May Not Affect Online Poker

The 2016 presidential election may not impact the future of online poker, with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton focusing their efforts on other issues.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Reaches Agreement with Creditor; LV Sands Probed for Front Gambling

Caesars finally reaches agreement with holdout creditor, LV Sands investigated, California tribe okayed to move casino, Wynn Boston Harbor plans approved.

Three November Niners To Represent 888poker in WSOP ME Final Table

Kenny Hallaert joins Griffin Benger and Fernando Pons in wearing 888poker patches at the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

Inside Gaming: NJ Senate Passes Anti-Taj Mahal Bill; China Detains Crown Employees

The NJ Senate passes bill designed to keep Carl Icahn from reopening Trump Taj Mahal, NV votes for NFL stadium funding, and China arrests Crown employees.

New Book, New Challenges for Poker Brat Phil Helmuth

World champion, 14-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and a New York Times bestselling author Phil Hellmuth Jr. talks about the challenge of writing his own autobiography and life as the Poker Brat.

Inside Gaming: Nevada Lawmakers Vote for NFL Stadium; Atlantic City Monthly Revenue Down

The Nevada Senate approves support to build an NFL stadium, Atlantic City casinos down in revenue for Sept., and a Black Friday defendant pleads guilty.

Never Give Up: Sofia Lövgren's Zero To Hero Story

888poker ambassador Sofia Lövgren says her personal motto is ”never give up.”

partypoker Unveils Jackie Glazier as an Ambassador

partypoker signs Jackie Glazier on a two-year contract for the role of brand ambassador.

888 Holdings Wins Global Gaming Award

888 Holdings won the "Best Digital Operator" category for 888poker.com at the Global Gaming Awards in Las Vegas Sept. 26.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Bond Hits High; SEC Penalizes IGT; Ohio Casino Challenge Dismissed

Amid bankruptcy negotiations, a Caesars bond hits a three-year high, the IGT pays a $500K penalty, and an Ohio judge dismisses challenge to state's casinos.