Tag: Macau

Preview: PokerStars Championship Heads to Macau for the First Time

The newly branded tour heads to the City of Dreams this weekend.

Throwback Thursday: Jumping From Highest Bungee in the World

This is your reaction when you do a crazy jump with bungee legend, AJ Hackett.

Mikita Badziakouski Defeats Tom Dwan Heads Up to Win Super High Roller

Mikita Badziakouski won his second live poker tournament over the weekend.

Inside Gaming: MGM Reportedly Agrees to Purchase Sands Bethlehem

The deal would enable MGM Resorts International to continue to expand in the northeast.

Inside Gaming: New CFO for Wynn Resorts, Macau Rebound Slows

An executive-level change for Wynn, while Macau's six-month positive run may be ending soon.

Tweet, Tweet, Bad Beat: Shares, Cares, Underwhelming Affairs

There are some things even social media would rather you just NOT.

PokerStars Announces New Live Events in Latin America, Asia

Dates for new PokerStars Festivals just became available.

Live Poker Tournaments To Play in the UK, Ireland in February

Here's a schedule of the major live poker tournaments in February 2017.

Inside Gaming: Crown Resorts Sell Macau Stake; No Bump for Atlantic City Post-Trump Taj

The Aussie company Crown Resorts is selling part of its Macau stake and no longer going to Las Vegas; Atlantic City has just a modest increase in November.

China-Based Group Announces International Poker Tour

Alibaba Sports Group is making a big bet on poker, announcing a global poker tour with $7 million in prize money and stops in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Partypoker Signs Sam Trickett as an Ambassador

partypoker announces the signing of Sam Trickett as the latest member of its ambassador team.

Inside Gaming: DFS Leaders Join Forces as DraftKings, FanDuel Announce Merger

A new installment of Inside Gaming shares breaking news regarding the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel, plus other industry-related news.

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.

Brian Yip Wins 2016 Boyaa Poker Tour Main Event

Hong Kong player Brian Yip won the 2016 Boyaa Poker Tour Main Event in Macau Oct. 24, ending the three-day competition.

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

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

Inside Gaming: Parisian Macao Hotel Opens Amid Uncertain Future in Macau

There's a new luxury hotel-casino open in Macau on the Cotai Strip -- the Parisian Macao Hotel. There's also uncertainty after two-plus years of declines.

Poker Booms in Asia with the Promise of the Chinese Market Coming to Fruition

Tournament entry numbers are breaking records in Macau and the promise the Asian market has long held for poker appears to be finally coming to fruition, thanks to an influx of Chinese players.

Boyaa Poker Tour 2016 Kicks Off in October, Online Trials Started

The 2016 Boyaa Poker Tour recently kicked off its online trials for players to qualify for the BPT International Finals in Macau Oct. 22-24 with a $515,000 prize and combined 35 billion game currency.

Inside Gaming: First Positive Month for Macau in Two-Plus Years; Hot July for Nevada

Macau posts its first monthly increase in gaming revenue in over two years, Nevada enjoys a big July revenue-wise, and big online gaming news in India.

Community Reaction To PokerStars' New Championship and Festival Tours Mostly Positive

Changes are coming to the live poker landscape with Pokerstars rebranding and reshaping its tours, and most players appear to like the idea