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Michael Scott Wins WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley Casino $365 Monster Stack

Michael Scott Wins WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley Casino $365 Monster Stack

Michael Scott, a medical consultant from Elk Grove, California, locked last night a first WSOP Circuit title and a first WSOP Circuit cash after besting a 376-strong field in the WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley $365 Monster Stack event. The player scooped a $24,812 portion of the prize pool for his […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Lifestyle
European Online Gambling Operators Demand Investigation of Norway’s Payment Blocking System

European Online Gambling Operators Demand Investigation of Norway’s Payment Blocking System

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) today announced that it has urged the Norwegian Data Protection Authority to investigate a long-standing online payment blocking scheme that, according to the gambling association, has been breaching the privacy of Norwegian citizens. EGBA is a Brussels-based organization that represents online gaming and […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
The Palazzo Celebrates Tenth Anniversary amid Casino Floor Renovation

The Palazzo Celebrates Tenth Anniversary amid Casino Floor Renovation

The Palazzo, one of the brightest stars in the constellation of Las Vegas Strip casinos, celebrated its tenth anniversary this past Wednesday. It was on January 17, 2008 when the hotel and casino resort held its grand opening. The Palazzo is part of a larger hotel, casino, and convention complex, […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
Dutch Government Plans to Complete Holland Casino Privatization by 2020

Dutch Government Plans to Complete Holland Casino Privatization by 2020

The Dutch government is ready to move forward with the privatization of the state-run casino operator Holland Casino, local media reported. Dutch State Secretary of Finance Menno Snel said on Wednesday during a Lower House consultation that the planned privatization could be completed by mid-2020. It was last year when […]

by · January 18, 2018 · News
Scott Baumstein Wins 2018 WPTDeepStacks Hollywood $1,100 Main Event

Scott Baumstein Wins 2018 WPTDeepStacks Hollywood $1,100 Main Event

The WPTDeepStacks Hollywood Main Event was completed last night at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood after players from all parts of the world contended for the title for six days. Scott Baumstein was the last man standing to capture the first-place prize of $220,238, his career’s best accomplishment. […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Lifestyle
MGM Resorts Gears Up for Springfield Casino Opening with New Corporate Offices

MGM Resorts Gears Up for Springfield Casino Opening with New Corporate Offices

MGM Resorts International has recently moved into its new corporate offices in Springfield, Massachusetts, where it is currently building the $950-million MGM Springfield casino resort. The move comes as another indication that the major casino operator is well on schedule to complete and launch the multi-purpose complex this September. MGM […]

by · January 17, 2018 · News
Swiss Youth Parties Gather Enough Valid Signatures to Contest New Money Gaming Act

Swiss Youth Parties Gather Enough Valid Signatures to Contest New Money Gaming Act

Opponents of Switzerland’s recently approved new gambling law have gathered enough valid signatures to initiate a referendum against the legislative piece, the Swiss Digital Society confirmed on Twitter earlier this week. Under the country’s laws, residents can contest any bill with a referendum if they manage to gather 50,000 valid […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Events & Reports
PokerStars Launches First Shared Franco-Spanish Poker Tables

PokerStars Launches First Shared Franco-Spanish Poker Tables

In a somewhat surprising move, PokerStars launched on Tuesday the first shared online poker tables as part of the shared liquidity project four Southwestern European countries initiated several years ago and sealed with an agreement in July 2017. PokerStars players from France and Spain can now play against each other, […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Events & Reports
Irish Problem Gambling Organization Seeks Ban on Free Bets

Irish Problem Gambling Organization Seeks Ban on Free Bets

An Irish problem gambling organization is calling for a ban on the so-called free bets offered by online bookmakers and for the introduction of a set of measures that will ensure gambling products are advertised in a socially responsible manner, local news outlets report. Barry Grant from Problem Gambling Ireland […]

by · January 16, 2018 · News
Spain’s Official State Gazette Publishes Shared Online Poker Liquidity Resolution

Spain’s Official State Gazette Publishes Shared Online Poker Liquidity Resolution

A resolution regarding the shared online poker liquidity project was published in Spain’s Official State Gazette, Boletín Oficial del Estado, on Monday, thus officially giving the scheme the go-ahead. The Monday publication of the resolution occurred after it was signed by Spain’s Deputy General Director for Gambling Regulation Juan Espinosa […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Events & Reports
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