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Take No Prisoners With New PokerStars UFC® KO Poker Game  Yahoo Finance

million celebration and the chance to experience UFC® 241: CORMIER VS. MIOCIC 2 live in California ONCHAN, Isle of Man , June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ ...

David Lambard Wins First World Series of Poker Bracelet in $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout  CardPlayer.com

David Lambard essentially won three single table sit n' goes en route to his first World Series of Poker bracelet. Lambard defeated a 313-entry field and French ...

Dying of cancer, poker pro plans assisted death in Sacramento after one last ‘dance’ in Vegas  Sacramento Bee

A New Jersey poker player with an aggressive form of cancer and weeks left to live moved to the Sacramento area in late May. Kevin Roster, 36, plans to die ...

Southern California Gambler Hits Penny Slot Jackpot For $1.6 Million  CardPlayer.com

A Southern California man turned a penny slot spin into a seven-figure score last week. A gambler, identified simply as Robert S, was playing the IGT Wheel of ...

Tax Deductions on Gambling Losses Under Threat in California, Tribal Casinos Expected to Fight...  Casino.Org News

California State Assemblyman Adam Gray believes tax deductions on losses for gamblers benefit only the rich. Tribal casinos on warpath.

The Gambling Nuns of Torrance, California  GQ

Thou shalt not steal…unless you're one of the Vegas-loving nuns who allegedly took the Catholic school under their watch for every penny they could.

Jorden Fox Wins 2019 World Series of Poker $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Jorden Fox has emerged victorious in the 2019 World Series of Poker $1000 Double Stack no-limit hold'em event, defeating a field of 3253 entries to win his first ...

Circuit Grinder Andrew Donabedian Wins World Series Of Poker $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

The first ever $600 pot-limit Omaha deepstack event at the World Series of Poker drew a field of 2577 entries, creating a total prize pool of $1352925.

Daniel Strelitz Wins 2019 World Series of Poker $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Bracelet - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Daniel Strelitz defeated a field of 400 entries to emerge victorious the 2019 World Series of Poker $5000 buy-in no-limit hold'em event. The poker pro from ...

Online Poker Legend Isaac Baron Scores First World Series Of Poker Bracelet - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

For years before Black Friday, Isaac 'westmenloAA' Baron was one of the top American online poker professionals. In fact, in 2007, he was named Card Player ...

Podcast: Are WSOP Sessions Too Long, and Who Is Dan...  CardsChat.com

A cash game specialist named Dan Zack with minimal tournament results leads the WSOP Player of the Year race one-third of the way through the series.

Light Plane Hits Power Lines, Crashes Into Lake in Sierra Foothills  CBS San Francisco

JAMESTOWN (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a lake after striking power lines in Jamestown in the heart of California's Gold Country.

California Sports Betting 2019: Is Sports Betting Legal in CA?  Lineups

California has attempted to legalize online gambling in the state multiple times. California has legalized daily fantasy sports, however, DFS has the distinction of ...

UK's Adam Neal Wins a Place on the Thirst Lounge Host Team  PokerNews.com

Learn about Adam "IT5PAYDAY" Neal following his poker dreams after winning a chance of a lifetime competition with the Thirst Lounge.

2019 World Series of Poker: Prahlad Friedman pulls off incredible bluff against Darren Elias  CBS Sports

And he did it against none other than record World Poker Tour champion Darren Elias.

‘I want to rob cancer of its prize’: N.J. man moves to Calif. to legally end his life  WHYY

Kevin Roster, a 36-year-old with terminal cancer, says he wants the 'freedom to choose' how he dies. He says he can't wait for N.J.'s 'Aid in Dying' law to take ...

Event #41: $10000 Seven Card Stud Championship Kicks Off Today at 3 p.m.  PokerNews.com

We are almost at the halfway point in the 2019 World Series of Poker and it is time for a beloved tournament to start in Event #41: $10,000 Seven Card Stud ...

Ready to Die, Literally, but Not Before Defying Cancer at the...  CardsChat.com

Poker pro Greg Merson has paid for cancer patient Kevin Roster to take part in this year's WSOP Main Event. Greg Merson stakes Kevin Roster in final WSOP.

VFW to host charity poker tournament  TheReporter.Com

Put those poker skills to the test while raising funds for veterans causes. The Vacaville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7244 will be holding its 4th annual ...

'I get to die the way I lived, which is in charge': N.J. man diagnosed with terminal cancer moves to California to legally end his life  ABC10.com KXTV

Under California's right-to-die law, Kevin Roster moved from New Jersey to Sacramento to legally end his life, but first, he plans to win the World Series of Poker.

First Ever Short Deck Bracelet Awarded To Alex Epstein At 2019 World Series Of Poker - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

When short deck hold'em started to become popular in the high-stakes community, the World Series of Poker was quick to add the new poker variant to the ...

WATCH: Quad Nines Beat Full House For $439K Pot In High-Stakes Poker Game  CardPlayer.com

Live at the Bike! recently ran a $100-$100-$200 cash game with a $200 big blind ante and a mandatory $400 under-the-gun straddle. Predictably, the game ...

World Poker Tour Releases Initial Slate of 2019-2020 Events  Poker News Daily

The World Poker Tour has announced the a baker's dozen of confirmed events for the upcoming season, with several more likely to come.

11 things to do Memorial Day weekend at Southern California’s casinos  Press-Enterprise

The long Memorial Day weekend is almost here and if you're struggling with what to do between barbecues, trips to the beach and picnics, there will also be ...

Barona Resort & Casino Wins Gold Medallion Award For Best Casino Dining For 14th Consecutive Year  Yahoo Finance

SAN DIEGO , June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourteenth year in a row, Barona has received the Best Casino Restaurant Gold Medallion award from the ...

Local Broadcasters, Padre Legend Steve Garvey, and The Food Network's Alex Guarnaschelli Join All-Star Block Party at Jamul Casino®  Yahoo Finance

JAMUL, Calif., June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Jamul Casino will ring in summer by hosting an All-Star Block Party featuring casino ...

Crews find plane that crashed into Lake Tulloch  KCRA Sacramento

Crews have found a small plane that crashed into Lake Tulloch in Calaveras County after it hit power lines, officials said. The plane was found around noon ...

Twitch Streamer Drew 'BetOnDrew' Gonzalez Goes All In with Thirst Lounge  PokerNews.com

Drew 'BetOnDrew' Gonzalez has found new life thanks streaming poker on Twitch and Bill Perkins' Thirst Lounge. This year he's at the World Series of poker.

Casino City's Friday Five: World Series of Poker kickoff edition  Casino City Times

Along with the WSOP beginning this week, we have a new sportsbook opening in Las Vegas, a jackpot winner, a new gaming experience in California, and ...

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.

Kevin Roster Keen To Win WSOP Bracelet Before Assisted Death  top10pokersites

With only a few weeks to live, Kevin Roster is spending his last moments doing what he loves the most – playing poker.

Ole Schemion Wins 2019 WPT Tournament of Champions | My Blog  Tight Poker

German poker pro Ole Schemion had to go through some tough competition before he could win the 2019 Baccarat Crystal World Poker Tour Tournament of ...

WPT Season XVIII to features 4 non-US stops and five HyperX finals  CalvinAyre.com

The paint job on the World Poker Tour's Season XVII isn't complete, and yet the team is still firing out the Season XVIII schedule, including four international ...

Daniel Negreanu & PokerStars End Partnership After 12 Years  Poker News Daily

It's been quite the past week for Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu. The 44-year old poker professional married his fiancée Amanda Leatherman in an ...

What you need to know about San Manuel Casino’s new smoke-free slots area  San Bernardino County Sun

San Manuel Casino in Highland unveiled a new smoke-free slots area earlier this month with 90 different slot machines, according to casino officials. Open 24 ...

She Beat Him at Poker, but the Story Got Much Darker  Newser

The news made national headlines: Two nuns who worked at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, were accused of stealing at least $500000 from ...

The World Poker Tour Announces Main Tour Schedule For Season XVIII  PocketFives

The World Poker Tour announced the core of their Season XVIII Main Tour schedule this week. The lineup includes 13 events in the United States plus another ...

Dems denounce Trump's 'trade poker' strategy while GOP claims Mexico victory  WCTI12.com

Although President Donald Trump backed off his latest tariff threats against Mexico and declared victory in his dispute with the U. S. ally over immigration ...

LONG BEACH PRESS TELEGRAM READERS NAME SAN MANUEL CASINO BEST SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CASINO  GlobeNewswire

Highland, Calif., May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Long Beach Press-Telegram readers named San Manuel Casino “Best Local Casino” for the second ...

Fifth WSOP bracelet to Mizrachi  Casino City Times

17 June 2019. Michael Mizrachi (photo by WSOP). Name: Michael Mizrachi Nationality: American Birthplace: North Palm Beach, Florida Current Residence: ...

WSOP Rewind: Big Names And Big Stacks Don't Always Mean Big Wins  US Poker

In this week's WSOP Rewind, we see that the theme of this year's Series may be comebacks, be they from chip deficits or from poker history.

2019 Poker Showdown winner announced  Casino City Times

31 May 2019. (PRESS RELEASE) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood concluded its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series on ...

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...

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.

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 ...

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 card club owners fear new gambling regulations could force them to fold on blackjack-type games  Los Angeles Times

The Bureau of Gambling Control is hearing testimony before considering adopting new rules for third-party dealers at card clubs. Such regulations could put an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who Are The Biggest Losers From Legal Sports Betting's First Year?  PlayUSA

Sports betting legalization has created losers as well as winners. The biggest losers aren't obvious, but read on to see who missed the boat in year one.

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 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.

Best Wedding Gifts for Parents - Thank You Gifts For Parents  HarpersBAZAAR.com

All the ways to show your gratitude for their help in planning your wedding.

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.

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.

Online Gambling’s ‘Bad Actor’ Debate Reignites As Sports Betting Spreads  OnlinePokerReport.com

Sports betting is getting its first taste of the "bad actor" debate for online gambling, as some seek to bar DraftKings and FanDuel from sports betting licenses in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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” ...

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, ...

Hustler Casino To Host $150,000 Guaranteed Memorial Day Weekend Poker Tournament - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Larry Flynt's Hustler Casino in Gardena, California is set to host an exciting $150000 guaranteed poker tournament this Memorial Day Weekend. The $150 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How California Can Resurrect Its Online Poker Efforts (Hint, Sports Betting Is Involved)  OnlinePokerReport.com

Sports betting has replaced online poker as the hot topic in California, but like the prior online poker and daily fantasy sports legislative efforts, the state's ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Ex-Employee Sues Zcash Operator in $2 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Stocks  Cointelegraph

The company behind cryptocurrency zcash (ZEC) is facing a $2 million legal challenge over unpaid shares, documents originally filed on May 29 confirm.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Building a $1-million poker game for ‘Live at the Bike’  Los Angeles Times

It had taken months of planning and more than seven hours of play, but with the extra $300000 on the table, Ryan Feldman's vision for this night's live stream on ...

Fight Breaks Out in Phoenix-Area's Talking Stick Poker Room...  CardsChat.com

An angry poker player flipped out during a cash game at Talking Stick poker room in Scottdale, Arizona, causing a mini-brawl and chaos to ensue.

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 ...

Former DOI Solicitor General Discusses The Complexities Of Tribal Gambling  OnlinePokerReport.com

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Poker Pro Antonio Esfandiari Scores Underdog Boxing Win Against Hollywood Comedian Kevin Hart  CardPlayer.com

Just four months after claiming that he was a favorite “to break his ribs or nose” during a boxing match with comedian Kevin Hart, poker pro Antonio Esfandiari ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Stories of Illegal Underground Poker in New York Conquer Reddit's /r/Poker  PokerNews.com

Read our interview with the writer of the popular 'Inside Underground NY Poker' series on Reddit, detailing the 2000s poker scene in New York's underbelly.

Norwegian Poker Legend, Two-Time Bracelet Winner Thor Hansen Passes Away - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

Thor Hansen, a legend in the poker world both in his native Norway and in the States, has passed away at age 71 following a long battle with cancer. Hansen ...

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 ...

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.

2019 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean's 11 San Diego Classic: Recap of Flights 1C and 1D - Poker News  CardPlayer.com

The second day of the 2019 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean's 11 San Diego Classic has come to a close, and already a total of 473 entries have been made ...

Feds Issue $8 Million Fine To California Poker Room Over 'Loan Sharking' At Property  CardPlayer.com

The federal government on Friday said that it has fined a California-licensed card room $8 million over “willful violation of anti-money laundering controls.