Tag: Las Vegas

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.

Former Survivor Contestant Erik Reichenbach Talks Contributing WSOZ Variant Cover

Former Survivor contestant and artist Erik Reichenbach contributed a variant cover to the World Series of Zombies comic. Find out about his experience.

Charity Series of Poker Event Set For July 5 at Planet Hollywood

New Jersey Poker Pro Matt Stout will be hosting the second annual Las Vegas Charity Series of Poker event benefiting Three Square at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m.

2015 HPO Championship Event Day 1: 662 Entries and Counting; Pedro Oliveira Leads

After Day 1 of the 2015 Hollywood Poker Open $2,500 Championship Event, Pedro Oliveira leads the surviving 188 players.

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.

Don't Miss the Hollywood Poker Open $2,500 Championship Event Starting Friday in Vegas

Don't miss the Hollywood Poker Open $2,500 Championship Event starting Friday, June 26, at M Resort Casino Spa in Las Vegas.

An Emotional David Baker Looks To Etch His Name On the Chip Reese Memorial Trophy

An emotional David "ODB" Baker talks about his quest for the ultimate title in the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players' Championship.

2015 WSOP $50,000 Poker Players' Championship Final Table Preview

PokerNews previews the final table for the 2015 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players' Championship.

How Have Recent Main Event Champions Performed at the WSOP Since Their Big Win?

How have recent World Series of Poker Main Event champions performed at the WSOP since their big win?

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.

888 Weekly: Nitsche Celebrates Third-Place WSOP Finish, Tallinn to Host 888Live Event

Dominik Nitsche recently came in third in a 2015 World Series of Poker event. That story and more in this week's 888 Weekly.

Gabriel Nassif On His First Time in Vegas: "I Never Left The Rio, I Just Played Poker"

Right after finishing runner-up in Event #19, Gabriel Nassif revealed the secret of his success and shared some of his best memories about Las Vegas.

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.

BlogNewsWeekly: Felix Schneiders WSOP Journey, Nepal Relief, Sunday Majors Strategy

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and partypoker.

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.

The Colossus: Circuit Grinder Garcia Wins Poker's Biggest Event

Houston, Texas' Cord Garcia took down the 2015 World Series of Poker Event #5: THE COLOSSUS $565 No-Limit Hold'em Wednesday, outlasting a record-breaking 22,373 others to collect his first WSOP bracelet and a $638,880 first-place prize.

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.

Five Thoughts: 25K Fantasy Draft, WSOP Colossus, WPT Schedule, and More

Five Thoughts examines the Colossus, the 25K Fantasy Draft, WPT500, and more.

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