Articles by: Terry Davis

Julio Belluscio Wins Inaugural PokerStars Festival Uruguay Main Event

Julio Belluscio Wins Inaugural PokerStars Festival Uruguay Main Event

Julio Belluscio, a player from Buenos Aires, Argentina, topped the Main Event of the latest PokerStars Festival. The $1,650 buy-in tournament, together with the whole festival, took place in Punta del Este, Uruguay. It saw the champion rush through the nine-handed final table, eliminating each of his eight opponents to […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Lifestyle
Guo Liang Chen Wins 2017 WPT Borgata Poker Open $3,500 Main Event

Guo Liang Chen Wins 2017 WPT Borgata Poker Open $3,500 Main Event

The WPT Borgata Poker Open $3,500 Main Event was completed last night after the original field of 1,132 entries was reduced to just a single person. That lucky player was Guo Liang Chen. He earned $789,058 for his efforts and saw his name engraved on the WPT Champions Cup. Chen […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Lifestyle
Growing Opposition Threatens Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Future in Australia

Growing Opposition Threatens Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Future in Australia

The past several days have brought news from different parts of Australia that Lottoland, the Gibraltar-based lottery betting operator, could face a ban in at least three states due to its business model that has been attacked for hurting locally-run traditional lottery operators. The company’s operations are currently banned in […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Is Germany Live Tournament Poker’s New Super Power?

Is Germany Live Tournament Poker’s New Super Power?

The world of live poker has its new super power. It has not been on rare occasion over the past several years that German poker pros have been dominating action at poker tables. And they have been particularly successful in high roller tournaments around the world. Some of the highest […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Lifestyle
Dutch Government Introduces Temporary Gambling Tax Hike

Dutch Government Introduces Temporary Gambling Tax Hike

The multiple delays in the introduction of the Netherlands’ new gambling regulatory framework have taken their toll, as the Dutch government announced earlier this week plans to implement a temporary rise in the current gambling tax rate. Regulated gambling operators currently pay a 29% tax. Under the recently emerged proposal, […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Events & Reports
Tribal Casino Revenue Dispute Could Hit Niagara Falls Financial Stability

Tribal Casino Revenue Dispute Could Hit Niagara Falls Financial Stability

The New York State Comptroller’s Office has warned that the city of Niagara Falls could see a serious shortage of finances as a result from a prolonged dispute between state officials and the Seneca Nation of Indians. In February, the Senecas stopped contributing slot machine revenue to the state. Payments […]

by · September 20, 2017 · News
Phil Hellmuth to Square Off with Three Poker Pros in Second King of the Hill

Phil Hellmuth to Square Off with Three Poker Pros in Second King of the Hill

Poker legend Phil Hellmuth will have the chance to defend his King of the Hill title only two months after he won it after an epic heads-up battle against Daniel “Jungleman” Cates. Poker Night in America has just announced that the second edition of the King of the Hill heads-up […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Lifestyle
Kyle Cartwright Wins Seventh Gold Ring during 2017/2018 WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi

Kyle Cartwright Wins Seventh Gold Ring during 2017/2018 WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi

Mississippi’s IP Biloxi casino played host to the third stop on the 2017/2018 WSOP Circuit schedule. One player did splendidly to eventually win the festival’s Main Event and the lion’s share of the prize pool. Kyle Cartwright, a New Orleans native currently residing in Tennessee, topped the tournament’s field for $118,332 […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Lifestyle
Betway Head of PR Alan Alger Talks Responsible Gambling while His Company Acquires Players through Notorious Hacker

Betway Head of PR Alan Alger Talks Responsible Gambling while His Company Acquires Players through Notorious Hacker

The UK gambling industry has been under serious media fire over the past several weeks. And the heat from the growing media blaze has become more and more scorching ahead of the upcoming publication of the Government’s triennial review of the nation’s gambling market, both land-based and online. British MPs […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Events & Reports
Western Australia to Crack Down on Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Business

Western Australia to Crack Down on Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Business

The government of Western Australia is working on a draft bill that would seek to ban the provision of betting on lotteries services within the state’s borders. The move was confirmed by Premier Mark McGowan. Western Australia’s top official has told local media that the preparation of the necessary legislation […]

by · September 18, 2017 · News
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