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    Las Vegas Shooter’s High-Stakes Gambling Surged Prior to Mass Killing
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    Las Vegas Shooter’s High-Stakes Gambling Surged Prior to Mass Killing

    October 5th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was gambling up to $30,000 a day in the weeks leading up to Sunday night’s deadly massacre, according to police. An anonymous source told the Associated Press the gunman got the two-room suite...
    Las Vegas Killer Identified as Public Grapples with Worst Mass Shooting in US History
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    Las Vegas Killer Identified as Public Grapples with Worst Mass Shooting in US History

    October 3rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    It was the deadliest shooting in US history. So far, 59 people have been confirmed dead and 527 injured at Sunday night’s Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, across the street from the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas. According...
    PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil
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    PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil

    October 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    More than 100,000 players from 130 countries competed in PokerStars’ 2017 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), which wrapped up last week. The large turnout resulted in a record $90.6 million in prize money, far...
    Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change
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    Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change

    September 28th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    The Portland Meadows racetrack, is facing a new deadline in its ongoing battle with Oregon Lottery officials, who are continuing an effort to dismantle the city’s poker scene, claiming the largest poker room in the state’s...
    Hawaii Cracks Down on Gambling Dens as Online Legalization Efforts Fizzle
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    Hawaii Cracks Down on Gambling Dens as Online Legalization Efforts Fizzle

    September 26th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Police in Honolulu gave a heads-up to an estimated 100 illegal card rooms and underground slot parlors, warning that in coming weeks they intend to conduct raids. The announcement last week coincides with a crackdown on gambling...
    New Jersey Online Poker Director Not Folding on Liquidity Sharing Deal
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    New Jersey Online Poker Director Not Folding on Liquidity Sharing Deal

    August 2nd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    New Jersey online poker officials are once again looking at a liquidity sharing deal with Nevada as European countries get set to breakdown their virtual borders. According to a recent interview with Global Gaming Business (GGB)...
    Massachusetts Online Gambling Definition Excludes Poker and Could Hurt DFS
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    Massachusetts Online Gambling Definition Excludes Poker and Could Hurt DFS

    July 26th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) could soon fall under the watch of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, but poker and casino gaming won’t yet be classed as “online gaming.” A draft report released by the Special...
    Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident
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    Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident

    April 12th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    United Airlines passenger David Dao is a poker-playing doctor with a sordid past that involves drug trafficking and sex scandals. Dao made the headlines on April 9 when he was dragged from a United Airlines flight with his face...
    Black Friday Mastermind Preet Bharara Sacked by President Trump
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    Black Friday Mastermind Preet Bharara Sacked by President Trump

    March 13th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor synonymous with poker’s Black Friday, has been sacked after reportedly failing to offer a letter of resignation. As part of President Donald Trump’s sweep of the Justice...
    Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win
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    Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win

    March 3rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    Phil Ivey’s ongoing baccarat edge sorting saga has taken another twist thanks to a successful application to the UK’s Supreme Court. Back in October 2014, poker pro Phil Ivey lost his case against London’s...