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News Blog 23-06-2017

Poker Aces Snag WSOP Bracelets In Victory

When it comes to poker, there are three main entities that every player strives for greatness in—World Series of Poker (WSOP), World Poker Tour (WPT) and PokerStars. There are many acolytes in the game, but players hold WSOP bracelets in high regard as markers of a player’s quality. James Obst and Chris Moorman, two of […]

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News Blog 05-02-2017

The 48th Annual World Series of Poker is Set to Break Records

On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 the doors open to the 48th annual World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The venue will remain open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through July 17th, 2017. The 200,000-square foot Rio Convention Center will host players of […]

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Nevada Gaming Control Board
News Blog 31-12-2016

Nevada Revisits Wagering Account Rules

On Thursday, December 8, the Nevada Gaming Control Board met for a workshop that focused primarily on a discussion of a new provision to allow bettors to have a single account that works for all legal forms of betting in the state. This would include sports betting, online gambling and slots. Currently, players are able […]

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Annette Obrestad
News Blog 07-02-2016

Online Poker Star Annette Obrestad Named New Face of Venetian Poker Room

Normally this type of announcement would be just a blurb on any poker related news blog. However this particular choice for poker room ambassador raises a few questions that makes it a bit more controversial than the average assignment, and more newsworthy. So why is Obrestad’s new gig so questionable? Here are a few items […]

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News Blog 23-08-2015

What Impact Would RAWA Have on Vegas Online Poker Businesses?

The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) was introduced as a bipartisan piece of legislation on June 24 of this year. It is sponsored by republican Senator Lindsey Graham and democratic senator Dianne Feinstein. A similar bill was previously presented in the House of Representatives , also with bipartisan sponsorship. In essence, the bill makes […]

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