Macau Casino Revenue Hits Four-Year High Despite Government Gambling Crackdown
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Macau Casino Revenue Hits Four-Year High Despite Government Gambling Crackdown

November 2nd, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
Casino revenue in Macau hit a four-year high in October, despite continued efforts by the Chinese government to crackdown on gambling. According to the latest figures released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau,...
PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs
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PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs

September 28th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) might have opened the door to some unexpected problems for the online poker industry. When the US Supreme Court repealed the 1992 act outlawing sports...
Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest
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Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest

September 24th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Partypoker Powerfest Championship has wrapped up with Finnish high stakes pro Sami Kelopuro taking down the $5,200 main event. Following 15 days of online action that saw almost $70 million in prize money paid out, the...
Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown
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Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown

January 13th, 2017 | by Greg Shaun
The latest artificial intelligence (AI) vs. human poker showdown has seen the free-thinking computer open up an early lead at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. Following on the heels of the 2015 battle between a computer program...
Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)
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Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)

December 30th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
In 2016, a number of poker players were redeemed, while others took a tumble. At the World Series of Poker (WSOP), a couple of legends returned to the game, despite not exactly being welcomed back. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson and...
Jason Somerville to Bring Aussie Millions to the Masses via Twitch
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Jason Somerville to Bring Aussie Millions to the Masses via Twitch

December 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Jason Somerville and Melbourne’s Crown Casino will partner up once again to help broadcast the Aussie Millions to a global audience. As he did in 2016, Somerville will use his experience and following on Twitch to help...
Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing
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Qui Nguyen Winner of World Series of Poker Main Event 2016, Unconventional Play Keeps Opponents Guessing

November 2nd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Qui Nguyen won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) career bracelet early in the morning on Wednesday, defeating Gordon Vayo heads-up, for the most coveted title in poker. On the third and final day of play at the 2016 WSOP...
Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down
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Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down

October 4th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Has Full Flush Poker closed its virtual doors? Or is it all just a temporary shutdown? These are the questions on many online poker players’ minds this week, when the site became inaccessible to customers. According to...
Online Poker-Themed Drama, “LuckBoxes”, To Stream This Month
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Online Poker-Themed Drama, “LuckBoxes”, To Stream This Month

September 24th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
An online poker-themed comedy based around a group of internet phenoms is set to air this month. “Luckboxes” is the brainchild of BET RAISE FOLD director, Ryan Firpo, who writes, directs, and edits. And by the look of...
A Look at the 2016 WSOP:  Mercier Dominated, Hellmuth Didn’t, Bad Boys Showed Up
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A Look at the 2016 WSOP: Mercier Dominated, Hellmuth Didn’t, Bad Boys Showed Up

July 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
As it does every year, the 2016 World Series of Poker seems to have come and gone in the blink of an eye. The biggest poker tournament in the world had plenty of drama, scandal, victories, and disappointments. Let’s take a look...