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Youngest WSOP Main Event Winners

Youngest WSOP Main Event Winners

The 2018 WSOP Main Event is coming to a close later today. The winner will capture a gold bracelet and $8.8 million in prize money for taking down the second largest World Championship in the nearly five-decade history of the popular poker series. While waiting for the name of this […]

by · July 14, 2018 · Lifestyle
Poker Tournaments Starting July 16-22

Poker Tournaments Starting July 16-22

This year’s edition of the WSOP is just days away from its end after more than a month of thrilling poker action at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. However, there are a number of exciting events slated to kick off next week in different popular poker destinations around the world. […]

by · July 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
SLS Casino Reminisces About Happy Past with Reported Rebranding as Grand Sahara

SLS Casino Reminisces About Happy Past with Reported Rebranding as Grand Sahara

The new owner of SLS Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is reportedly looking to rebrand the property as Grand Sahara Resort as part of a planned $100-million renovation and upgrade, Eater Vegas reports. Privately-owned gaming company The Meruelo Group acquired the struggling Strip property from its previous owners earlier this […]

by · July 13, 2018 · News
Michael Dyer Takes Shot at 2018 WSOP Main Event Title with Massive Final Table Lead

Michael Dyer Takes Shot at 2018 WSOP Main Event Title with Massive Final Table Lead

The second-largest WSOP Main Event is now down to six players from a 7,874-strong field and just two days away from crowning its victor. The 2018 World Championship winner will be awarded a hefty payout of $8.8 million and a shiny gold bracelet, and will be treated to the accolades […]

by · July 13, 2018 · Lifestyle
Casino Giant Melco Looks Forward to Working with Cyprus’ New Tourism Ministry

Casino Giant Melco Looks Forward to Working with Cyprus’ New Tourism Ministry

Melco Resorts & Entertainment, the operator of the Republic of Cyprus’ first casino, welcomed the recently approved creation of a Junior Ministry of Tourism that will look to further improve the state of the tiny Mediterranean nation’s tourism industry. Hong Kong-based Melco and its Cypriot partner CNS Group are currently […]

by · July 13, 2018 · News
Thai Police Make 14,300 Gambling Arrests During Russia World Cup

Thai Police Make 14,300 Gambling Arrests During Russia World Cup

Thai police have nabbed more than 14,300 people on gambling charges since the beginning of the Russia World Cup last month, a police general revealed on Thursday. Most of the arrested individuals have been from Bangkok and surrounding areas. Deputy Police Commissioner Pol. Gen. Chalermkiat Srivorakhan further told media that […]

by · July 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Caesars Completes Sale of Caesars Palace’s Octavius Tower to VICI

Caesars Completes Sale of Caesars Palace’s Octavius Tower to VICI

Las Vegas gaming and hospitality giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. and real estate investment trust VICI Properties announced the completion of the latter’s acquisition of the Octavius Tower at Caesars Palace for the total amount of $507.5 million in cash. Under the terms of an existing ground lease agreement between the […]

by · July 12, 2018 · News
Nicolas Manion Leads 2018 WSOP Main Event Final Table, Joe Cada Eyes Second Title

Nicolas Manion Leads 2018 WSOP Main Event Final Table, Joe Cada Eyes Second Title

Wednesday was an important day at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas as it was the day when the 2018 WSOP Main Event final table was set. As many as 26 players resumed play at the start of the tournament’s Day 7, but only the nine final tablists […]

by · July 12, 2018 · Lifestyle
Chinese Police Bust $1.5-Billion Bitcoin Betting Operation

Chinese Police Bust $1.5-Billion Bitcoin Betting Operation

Chinese police have arrested more than 540 individuals for their alleged involvement in an illegal online betting operation that accepted bitcoin only to avoid regulatory and legal pitfalls. The case was labeled China’s first major one to involve the provision of illegal gambling services using bitcoin. The operation of gambling […]

by · July 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Philippine Government Will Not Allow Casino on Boracay, Official Says

Philippine Government Will Not Allow Casino on Boracay, Official Says

An official from the Philippine Department of the Interior and Local Government said Wednesday that the government would not authorize the construction of a casino resort on the island of Boracay. The famous tourist destination is currently undergoing environmental rehabilitation, following its April 26 closure. The Government Department’s Officer-In-Charge Eduardo […]

by · July 12, 2018 · News
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