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A Texan’s Big Bet on a Fossil-Fuel Future for California  The New York Times

California has positioned itself as a leader in the fight against climate change. It leads the nation by far in solar power. And it is working to reduce carbon ...

Poker's big fold  Washington Examiner

A little over nine years ago, on Feb. 5, 2010, I played an online poker tournament from my couch, deep into the night, ultimately winning about 4 a.m. I'm sure of ...

Former DOI Solicitor General Hillary Tompkins Talks Tribal Gaming  OnlinePokerReport.com

Hilary Tompkins, formerly with the US Department of Interior, walks OPR though the complexities of tribal sports betting and gambling.

Industry Insiders: Mo Fathipour on The Bike's Poker Success  PokerNews.com

In this installment of PokerNews' Industry Insiders, Bicycle Casino tournament director Mo Fathipour talks about the Quantum Millions II & Mega Millions XX.

Poker Tour Returns To Ocean's Eleven Apr. 25 - 28 - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Later this month the Card Player Poker Tour is set to return to Ocean's 11 Casino near San Diego for the ninth running of the CPPT Ocean's 11 San Diego ...

What drought? These states are gearing up to draw more water from the Colorado.  Grist

Planned pipelines and dams could divert more than 300000 acre-feet of water from the beleaguered Colorado River.

Poker Stories Podcast: Steve Sung Talks About The Time He Blacked Out With $1.2 Million In His Middle School Pencil Case  CardPlayer.com

Poker Stories is a long-form audio podcast series that features casual interviews with some of the game's best players and personalities. Each episode ...

Punishment delayed, again, for alleged Las Vegas casino con man  Las Vegas Review-Journal

It's been a year and a half since Mark Georgantas cut a deal with prosecutors on what would be his 21st felony conviction, and he's sidestepped sentencing ever ...

Odd Fellows host poker tournament  Davis Enterprise

The Davis Odd Fellows are pleased to announce their second annual Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament at Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown ...

Police Conduct Raids on Illegal Gambling Houses in California  VegasSlotsOnline

Police in California are cracking down on illegal gambling facilities. They have conducted a number of successful raids to shut down gambling dens.

Whatever Happened To Online Poker In California?  OnlinePokerReport.com

As California has been a frontrunner to legalize online poker for most of a decade without success, industry experts chime in on the hurdles.

2019 CNBC Stock Draft teams  CNBC

10 Teams will compete for the top prize. The game begins April 25th – Live @ 2p ET.

Poker Vlogger Brad Owen Breaks Down The Las Vegas Mid-Stakes Cash Game Scene - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Brad Owen makes one of poker's most popular vlogs (video blogs) with a YouTube channel that documents his time playing $2-$5 no-limit hold'em cash games ...

Tuiofu Hunkin Wins WPTDeepStacks Thunder Valley ($121000)  PokerNews.com

Bay Area local Tuiofu Hunkin mounted a final table comeback to secure his first WPTDeepStacks title and his biggest tournament score of $121,000 at Thunder ...

Mike Abratique Leads WPTDeepStacks Thunder Valley Final Table  Casino News Daily

Causing a frenzy of eliminations at the end of Day 2, Mike Abratique secured overwhelming chip lead into the final day of the poker tourney.

Jonathan Little's Weekly Poker Hand: Facing Off Against a Straight and Flush Draw  PokerNews.com

Poker pro and coach Jonathan Little has been producing a wide variety of strategy *content* for poker players for some time, including authoring multiple books ...

Mantas Stikelis Wins 2019 Ante Up Poker Tour Spring Poker Classic; Earl Barron Takes Third  PokerNews.com

Lithuania's Mantas Stikelis just won the 2019 Ante Up Poker Tour Spring Poker Classic Main $360 Event at Vee Quiva in Arizona after outlasting a field of 319 ...

Showdown  Seeking Alpha

We look at US consumption and consumers, following the significant rally in the high-beta segment of asset classes, as we believe monitoring the state of the ...

Europe Is Playing A Waiting Game On Brexit  Seeking Alpha

Two deadlines come and go. Europe wants the UK to change its mind. The referendum passed by a narrow margin. The pound sits and waits for a resolution.

California Tribes Get Their Hands Dirty, File Lawsuit Against Card Clubs  OnlinePokerReport.com

The legality of "California" games could be settled once and for all now that two tribes have filed a lawsuit against the state's card clubs.

Zynga Poker Raises the Stakes with New Spin and Win Mode in World Poker Tour® Tournament Center  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

5 Casino Openings and Expansions We Can Expect Soon  BestUSCasinos.org

Here are five casino openings and expansions to keep an eye on.

California Tribe's Online Poker Dreams Dashed By Federal Court  OnlinePokerReport.com

A federal court ruled in favor of the state of California in a gambling case, putting an end to a small California tribe's dreams of providing online bingo and poker.

Oregon Gambler Wins $1.5 Million Jackpot On Penny Slot Machine  CardPlayer.com

An Oregon gambler turned a penny slot spin into a seven-figure payday last week. According to a press release from Chinook Winds, a tribal casino in Lincoln ...

Here's How California Can Resurrect Its Online Poker Efforts  OnlinePokerReport.com

The possibility exists for online poker and sports betting to converge into a single bill in select states. Here's why California might be one of those states.

Governor's First Ladies in History  Anderson Valley

While praise and glory has been heaped on California governors and biographies written about them, standing behind almost every one of them was a First ...

Online Poker in California: Independent Guide for Players  Pokerfuse

iGaming and online poker is currently still illegal in California, despite efforts to move to a legalized and regulated industry within t...

Regulators Ready To Crack Down On California Card Rooms  US Poker

California regulators are set to crack down on card rooms with casino games, as the latest lines in a battle over what games the rooms can spread are drawn.

California poker pro sentenced for ripping off investors in Super Bowl, World Cup ticket-flipping scheme  The Mercury News

An Orange County poker pro who admitted to bilking investors out of more than $6 million in a Super Bowl and World Cup ticket-flipping scheme was sentenced ...

Rise of Big Weed: MedMen’s Growing Pains  Rolling Stone

Adam Bierman is hosting what he calls a family reunion for about 60 employees at MedMen, the country's most prominent retail-weed company. The MedMen ...

California Online Poker Pro Forfeits Over $90000 for Geolocation-Evading New Jersey Play  Flushdraw

This week, amid its bi-monthly release of director's actions and orders, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced an order of enforcement ...

Hustler Casino Boss Wins Poker Tournament, Gives It All Away to California Fire Relief...  CardsChat.com

The general manager of two LA-area casinos unexpectedly took down a local poker tournament on Veterans Day, and donated his prize to the Red Cross ...

California Sports Betting Unlikely Until 2020 Referendum  CardPlayer.com

California will move slowly toward sports betting, but any pace would be faster than the speed at which the Golden State moved on internet poker legislation.

California casino GM takes down poker tournament, donates winnings  CalvinAyre.com

A poker tournament held on Veterans Day in the U.S. – this past Sunday – in Gardena, California produced an unexpected champ.

5 Of The Biggest Cannabis Influencers  The Fresh Toast

In the absence of reasonable advertising regulations for the cannabis industry, many business owners have turned to a new and rapidly growing form of ...

Trump Suggests 'Flying Water Tankers' for Notre Dame Fire in Tweet  Heavy.com

Trump tweeted about the Notre Dame fire on Monday, suggesting the city deploy "flying water tankers" in response.

The Mouthpiece: Digging up the truth on internet gambling law  CalvinAyre.com

“[W]agering on the Internet isn't illegal because it's bad. It's bad because we've chosen to make it illegal.” Jacob Weisberg. We all know that the law of Internet ...

Global Trends In The US Casino Games Sector - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

There are many changes happening in the US gambling sector during 2019 which are going to help make the USA one of the main as online destinations for ...

California Sports Betting Initiative Dead in the Water  VegasSlotsOnline

The initiative to legalize sports betting in California through earning a place on the 2020 ballot has been met with failure.

Heritage Auctions' Americana & Political Sale Includes Collection of Robert E. Lee Photographs - In The News  Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Dallas, TX - Consignments from five private collections, including one of the most comprehensive private compilations of Robert E. Lee photographs (many of ...

How The US Online Poker Picture Looks After Election Day  US Poker

In October, we explored how various results in the midterm elections could affect online poker in the United States. Now that the results of the election are in, let's ...

PokerStars Wants Gordon Vayo VPN Lawsuit Thrown Out Of California  US Poker

PokerStars is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit against it filed by 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event runner-up Gordon Vayo, because it ...

Poker Tour Returns To Ocean's 11 In January of 2019 - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

The Card Player Poker Tour is returning to Ocean's 11 Casino in beautiful Oceanside, California for the eighth time to bring you another running of the San ...

November Midterm Elections Could Impact The Future Of US Online Poker  US Poker

November's midterm elections could mean a step forward for US online poker in several different states. However, it could also mean a step back in others.

Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: CLEV), Through Its Casino Gaming and Hospitality Division - Jericho Associates, Inc. – Is pleased to update its shareholders on Vegas Winners, Inc and the Rapid Growth of the Sports Betting Industry  GuruFocus.com

CANTON, Ohio, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concrete Leveling Systems, Inc. (“CLEV”), is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Wayne Allyn ...

Digital Asset Scores Partnership With Cloud Computing Giant VMware  CoinDesk

Enterprise-focused distributed ledger tech startup Digital Asset (DA) has landed another high-profile partner. Announced Thursday, software virtualization giant ...

MGM Resorts Eyes California Sports Betting Market  CardPlayer.com

MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings took their gambling relationship to new heights on Tuesday with the announcement of a partnership aimed at an upcoming ...

California Indian Tribes Asserting Rights to Banked Games against Card Rooms  Poker News Daily

The history of tribal gaming in the States of America – where individual Indian tribes own and operate casinos outside of the purveyance of state and/or federal ...

California Tribes Unhappy With Gambling Regulator | My Blog  Tight Poker

Native American tribes in California are unhappy that cardrooms in the state are violating the gaming compact and the lack of action from the gaming regualtor.

Tahoe Music, Events & Festivals | Spring Edition | April 18-June 15, 2019  Tahoe Weekly

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS | ARTS & CULTURE | CULINARY DELIGHTS | PERFORMING ARTS | THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING | LIVIN' IN THE WILD, ...

California Sports Betting Faces Tough But Not Impossible Road  Legal Sports Report

The economic opportunity from California sports betting is too big for the state and its gaming interests to ignore for very long.

California Won't Consider Online Poker In 2018  CardPlayer.com

For the first time in a decade, the Golden State won't be home to an online poker debate. Per Online Poker Report, no bill is expected to be pushed this year.

More of the Same in California: No Online Poker in 2018  PokerNews.com

After several years of posturing and various forces pushing and pulling, lawmakers in California won't even bother trying to move a bill legalizing online poker in ...

Pennsylvania's State-Backed VC Firm Is Tokenizing an Investment Fund  CoinDesk

The venture capital arm of Pennsylvania's economic development office is tokenizing one of its funds. Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern ...

Like Online Poker, CA Sports Betting Is An Issue No One Can Agree On  PlayUSA

Sports betting supporters are learning a fast and simple truth: Gaming expansion in California is never easy. Since the Supreme Court decision that overturned ...

Local beat | News  Corsicana Daily Sun

April 18All Retired Law Enforcement Officers are invited to have breakfast with other thankful retired officers from other and all agencies at 8:30 a.m. at Across ...

Michigan Online Gambling Bill 'Model Legislation' For Tribal Gaming States  OnlinePokerReport.com

When Rep. Brandt Iden took it upon himself to lead the push an online gambling bill in Michigan two years ago, the task seemed monumental. As a tribal gaming ...

James Woods Crosses Party Lines to Help California Fire...  CardsChat.com

Actor James Woods, a Hollywood poker player, crossed party lines to help California fire victims on social media locate family members that are missing.

GM of Hustler, Lucky Lady casinos donates Veterans Day poker winnings to Southern California firefighters  LA Daily News

A Veterans Day poker tournament flopped strangely Sunday night in Gardena with an unexpected winner and an inspirational donation of the winnings.

Stones Gambling Hall to Host Run It Up Poker Festival Dec. 5-9  PokerNews.com

Jason Somerville announced his poker tour will be heading to California for the first-ever Run It Up Stones this December. Get the schedule details here.

How Nixon’s WWII Poker Game Helped Bankroll His First Run for Congress  History

While Richard Nixon saw plenty of action in the Solomon Islands, at one station the future president found time to master poker—and rake in winnings.

Endless Summer Poker Series Kicks Off At Pechanga This September - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

As the seasons prepare to change, Pechanga Resort Casino has a way for poker players to hold onto that summer feeling. The Southern California poker ...

Zynga to Discuss First Quarter 2019 Financial Results on May 1, 2019  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Poker player turns $5 bet into $1 million at Borgata in Atlantic City  KABC-TV

A man playing poker at an Atlantic City casino has won $1 million on a $5 bet.

Gordon Vayo's Bankroll Saved From Huge Hit After PokerStars Relents  USBets

PokerStars and Gordon Vayo have moved one step closer to being done with one another, months after a contentious lawsuit was filed by the latter in May.

WSOP Runner-Up Bows Out Of PokerStars Geolocation Dispute  USBets

Court documents state that Gordon Vayo has voluntarily dismissed his May complaint, and now PokerStars wants him to pay for its legal costs.

New York, Illinois Among Top Candidates For Online Gambling In 2019  OnlinePokerReport.com

A preliminary rundown of the top five online gambling candidates for 2019: Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New York, and West Virginia.

Next Run It Up Poker Event Happening in December at Stones Gambling Hall in...  CardsChat.com

Run It Up Stones is the latest live poker event being hosted by Jason Somerville, with five days of tournaments scheduled to be played in December at Stones ...

Run It Once Poker: Everything You Need to Know  Pokerfuse

Here are the answers to all your questions about RIO Poker, Phil Galfond's upcoming real money online poker site.

WSOP Main Event Inside Data: Fields Growing, Women Underrepresented, California...  CardsChat.com

The 2018 WSOP Main Event had 7784 players -- second biggest in history -- but one number that isn't growing is the percentage of women signing up to play.

Thomas Kornechuk Wins WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley for $193439; Denies Brett Murray Back-to-Back Titles  PokerNews.com

Thomas Kornechuk topped a 608-entry field to win the 2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event for $193439. Adam Dunkle won Casino Championship ...

CA, FL and TX Not Pushing For Sports Betting | My Blog  Tight Poker

California, Texas and Florida are three of the biggest sports betting markets in the country but there is not a lot of progress being made towards legalization, ...

PokerStars Approved to Offer Online Poker in...  CardsChat.com

Online poker in Pennsylvania was legalized in 2017, and now they have given PokerStars the green light to launch in 2019.

The LA You May Not Know: Gardena, the Poker Capital of the World  NBC Southern California

Like baseball and jazz, poker is an American creation that has roots from beyond our shores. It is believed the game originated in New Orleans in the first half of ...

California Will Not Consider Online Poker Legislation This...  CardsChat.com

The state of California won't attempt to pass an online poker bill in 2018, a blow to the poker community, but not one totally unexpected, as California has dallied ...

Poker Alliance Urges Floridians to Protect Gambling by Voting No on Amendment...  CardsChat.com

The political voice for poker players in America is speaking out and encouraging its members — as well as all voters in Florida — to vote no on Amendment 3, ...

Gordon Vayo Forged Documents In Online Poker Lawsuit, PokerStars Claims - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

It appears 2016 World Series of Poker main event runner up Gordon Vayo was attempting to run a bluff on PokerStars parent company Rational Entertainment ...

Tribes Take Shots At California Cardrooms, Regulators As State Eyes More Gaming  OnlinePokerReport.com

American Indian tribes meeting last week in Southern California say they are “fed up” with what they perceive to be the state's inability to regulate cardrooms ...

Drunk Gambler Fights Security, Poops On Casino Property Before Arrest - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

A California man was arrested last week for trespassing on Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. Before he was taken into custody by the police, ...

Record-Breaking MTT Changes the Game for Indian Online...  CardsChat.com

Indian online poker site PokerBaazi has set a new record by hosting the richest ever MTT in the country's history. Prashanth Sekar wins PokerBaazi's Game ...

Gordon Vayo, PokerStars Battle Over Jurisdiction In Case Over Disputed Winnings  CardPlayer.com

Ongoing civil litigation pitting the world's largest poker site against a World Series of Poker main event runner-up could be tossed this fall. According to a court ...

What Role Did PokerStars Play In Preventing Online Poker In California?  US Poker

Online poker in California looks to be dead and buried. That raises the question when it comes to just how close the 2016 attempt was to passing.

Run It Once Poker Takes Major Step Towards Launch The much-awaited Run It Once Poker  Pokerfuse

The much-awaited Run It Once Poker site by Phil Galfond inches closer to the official launch as the room successfully conducted its third...

Chicken-Wielding Poker Player Wins World Poker Tour Gardens Poker Championship In Las Vegas  CardPlayer.com

Winner, winner, chicken wing dinner! Armed with a literal forked chicken wing in one hand, and a steady supply of beers in the other, Frank “The Tank” ...

420 Gift Guide: Cannabis Connection  Cool Hunting

There are countless tales about the origin of 420—with the commonality being that it's about getting high. As the cannabis industry shows no signs of slowing, ...

Civil Rights Case Involving California Casino Goes Awry, Lawyer Says  CardPlayer.com

Per a report from the Fresno Bee, on Wednesday a jury in U.S. District Court in Fresno rejected claims of excessive force and false arrest in an incident that ...

Will Poker Players Make Minus-EV Mega Millions And Powerball Plays?  US Poker

Poker players often try to avoid minus EV plays, but many will line up to buy tickets for the record $868 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Friday.

Watch: Nearly Felted Poker Player Turns $50 Into Almost $10,000  CardPlayer.com

After taking a series of bad beats in a $5-$5 no-limit hold'em cash game at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, one player went on a run that regulars in the area ...

California Tribes Sue State Over Card Clubs' ‘Brazen’ Offering of Alleged House Banked...  Casino.Org News

California tribes sue state of card clubs so-called “California games” – player banked games that the tribes believe are essentially banked by third-party ...

A Kid On The Beach: Daniel Negreanu Talks PSPC and Online Poker  US Poker

PokerStars' site ambassador and poker superstar Daniel Negreanu shares thoughts on PokerStars' Players Championship and future of online poker.

California Tribes Sue Card Clubs Over ‘Illegal’ House-Banked...  Casino.Org News

Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and Santa Ynez Band of Cumash Indians are taking legal action against California card clubs, such as The Commerce Casino ...

PokerStars’ Painless Pennsylvania Approval Highlights A Cleaned Up Image  PennBets

The approval of PokerStars to operate in PA may have flown under the radar, but its importance cant be overstated.

Why we should teach all girls to play poker  Los Angeles Times

All girls should be taught to play poker. The game is a way to practice takings risks, size up your own strengths, manage money (chips) and know when to call ...

Steve Jun Wins 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Hotel & Casino Main Event - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Steve Jun has won the 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Hotel & Casino $500000 guaranteed $1100 no-limit hold'em main event. The 34-year-old poker ...

Inside the Yocha Dehe / Viejas / Sycuan Lawsuit vs California, Targeting Cardrooms  Flushdraw

It's deep dive time here at Flushdraw, with a thorough look inside the lawsuit recently filed by three California tribal nations against the State of California that ...

The Mouthpiece: Calling DOJ’s bluff on Internet gambling  CalvinAyre.com

The DOJ is at it again, but this time it's not even déjà vu. The weight of the law is more heavily against the everything-is-illegal approach than before.

California Sports-Betting Initiative Receives Approval to Begin Signature Collection  Flushdraw

California's attorney general's office has approved a citizen-filed initiative that aims to put the legalization of sports betting on a future state-wide ballot. The effort ...

Short Deck Poker: What it is and Where to Play it Online  Pokerfuse

Short Deck Hold'em, also known as Six Plus Hold'em, is similar to traditional Texas Hold'em. Players are dealt two hole cards and the hand proceeds with four ...

Sean Yu Wins WSOPC Bicycle for $210585 and Ring No. 7  PokerNews.com

Check out the results from the WSOP Circuit stop at the Bicycle in Los Angeles, with Sean Yu and Massoud Eskandari booking Global Casino Championship ...

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Marijuana Charges  CardPlayer.com

Poker pro Micah Raskin will be spending some time behind bars after pleading guilty Thursday to conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Raskin, 50, admitted to ...