Articles by: Terry Davis

Two of Poker’s Great – Fedor Holz and Daniel Negreanu – Celebrate Birthdays

Two of Poker’s Great – Fedor Holz and Daniel Negreanu – Celebrate Birthdays

The days after the end of the WSOP Main Event are usually dedicated to the winner and their terrific achievement to top a field of several thousand people, to reach the final table, and to endure all the pressure that playing that final stage of the tournament involves. This year, […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Lifestyle
Osaka Bids to Host Casino Resort and 2025 World Expo

Osaka Bids to Host Casino Resort and 2025 World Expo

Osaka officials are planning to ramp up efforts for the implementation of their plan to win one of the casino resort licenses, set to be issued by the Japanese government, and the competition for the host of the 2025 World Expo. It became known earlier this year that Osaka’s authorities […]

by · July 28, 2017 · News
Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker EM €27,000 High Roller

Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker EM €27,000 High Roller

German poker pro Steffen Sontheimer has just added another high roller poker title to his portfolio less than a month after he topped the field of an Aria High Roller $25,000 buy-in tournament for $111,648. Poker news outlet PokerFirma reported earlier today that Sontheimer has taken down the Poker EM […]

by · July 27, 2017 · Lifestyle
How UK’s General Election Changed Gambling Industry’s Dynamics in 2017

How UK’s General Election Changed Gambling Industry’s Dynamics in 2017

Industry analysts believed that a triennial review of UK’s gambling industry, due for March 2017 release, and a December 2016 decision of the country’s government to treat freeplays used by UK-facing operators to acquire and retain players could trigger a new wave of merger and acquisition activity in the sector […]

by · July 27, 2017 · Events & Reports
PokerStars Tests New ‘Time to Act’ Settings from July 31

PokerStars Tests New ‘Time to Act’ Settings from July 31

Online poker room PokerStars is set to introduce new Time to Act settings for ring games in a response to complaints about the unnecessarily long time some players are taking before acting. The changes will be introduced on July 31. The operator explained in a post on its official blog […]

by · July 27, 2017 · News
Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom Scores $500,000 Online Poker Profit in a Single Day

Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom Scores $500,000 Online Poker Profit in a Single Day

While the live poker world is still cooling off from the recently completed World Series of Poker, which was closed with New Jersey’s Scott Blumstein winning the $10,000 World Championship, the online poker scene is packed with action just as always. Viktor Blom, a Swedish poker professional, also known by […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Lifestyle
Uruguay May Block Online Gambling Websites

Uruguay May Block Online Gambling Websites

The government of Uruguay is pondering the possibility of introducing a new legal framework that would prevent internationally licensed iGaming operators from targeting local players, local news outlet El Observador has reported. Pablo Ferreri, Uruguay’s Undersecretary of Economy, explained that although most forms of online gambling are prohibited in the […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Events & Reports
Biggest 2017 World Series of Poker Winners

Biggest 2017 World Series of Poker Winners

While poker fans from around the world bid the 2017 WSOP farewell several days ago, excitement about Scott Blumstein’s $8.15-million-worth Main Event triumph is still beaming. This was the New Jersey-based online grinder’s first Series cash and he scooped it in an awe-inspiring way, after dominating the official final table […]

by · July 25, 2017 · Lifestyle
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Applies for Bermuda Casino License

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Applies for Bermuda Casino License

A first casino license may be issued by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (BCGC), as the regulatory body has received a “substantially completed” application for licensure. Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a hotel resort located in the heart of the Bermuda capital, has been announced as the applicant. The BCGC […]

by · July 25, 2017 · News
Chris Ferguson Leads WSOP Player of the Year Ranking after Summer Series’ End

Chris Ferguson Leads WSOP Player of the Year Ranking after Summer Series’ End

Chris Ferguson made a nice comeback to the live poker scene after disappearing for several years. The 2000 WSOP Main Event champion kept a low profile after facing a US Department of Justice indictment back in 2011. He made his official comeback to the world of live poker during last […]

by · July 24, 2017 · Lifestyle
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