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  • November 5, 2018

Atlantic City Still Not Investment Worthy After Credit Rating Upgrade

Atlantic City is on an upswing, but it is still not worthy of investment dollars. According to Moody’s Investors Service, the gambling resort town is still classified in a ranking that sits below “investment grade.” Moody’s recently raised Atlantic City’s credit rating from Caa3 up to B2. The investment service defines the ranking of B2

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  • November 2, 2018

Seminole Hard Rock Kick Off Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Nov. 14

The World Poker Tour heads to Hollywood, Florida once again this month for the 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open. The 19-event series kicks off on November 14 and runs through November 28. The Championship event begins on November 25 and will live stream on WPT.com. Consistently among the most popular annual

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  • October 31, 2018

Shaun Deeb Claims WSOP Player of the Year Award

After a stellar season competing in multiple World Series of Poker events including two bracelet wins, Shaun Deeb claimed the WSOP Player of the year award. The New York poker pro faced stiff competition over the summer but by the end of the race, he had separated himself with a significant lead over the rest

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  • October 30, 2018

Jeff Gross, Matt Stout find victory at Run It Up Reno

Run It Up VII has almost run its course. The series of tournaments will conclude with several side events, but the majority of the action is now in the books. Walking away with titles, and trophies, are two of poker’s most recognizable figures – Jeff Gross and Matt Stout. Gross is known for his poker

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  • October 30, 2018

Bernard Lee wins second WSOPC ring

Bernard Lee, poker pro and host of his own Bernard Lee Poker Show on PokerNews, took a trip to Lake Tahoe this past weekend and it was time well spent. Lee took down the WSOP Circuit Harvey’s Lake Tahoe $400 NLHE event, earning $11,456 and his second WSOPC ring. The victory almost didn’t happen. Lee

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  • October 26, 2018

US players unable to score a victory in first eight WSOPE events

The annual World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) is well underway. It began on October 9, offering millions of dollars and gold bracelets in the 10 games put on the schedule. In a first for the US poker field, not a single US player has been able to capture a title so far, with eight

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  • October 25, 2018

Free Online Casino Games More Dangerous for Teens Than Real-Money Gaming

While real-money online gaming sites use verification to prevent underage gambling, free online casino game sites do not take the same precautions. Results of a recent study in Canada show these games are becoming increasingly popular among teens and may be linked to problem gambling. Anyone with a computer or smartphone can access free-to-play online

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  • October 24, 2018

WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond Main Event now in the books

The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP) Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event wrapped up on Monday, having attracted 1,094 entries for the $1,700 tournament. 25-year-old Zachary Schneider overcame a number of obstacles to pick up his first WSOPC gold ring and a nice pot worth $302,492. Following his victory, The Illinois native told reporters, “I

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  • October 23, 2018

Deeb all but seals WSOP POY title

Shaun Deeb wanted to participate in the WSOPE series for one reason- to become this year’s WSOP Player of the Year (POY). At the rate he is going, his chances of fulfilling his dream are all but locked in. The WSOPE, which is being held at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, the Czech Republic, wraps up

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  • October 22, 2018

CPPT Big Poker Oktober Main Event crowns a winner

The Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT Big Poker Oktober Main Event wrapped up yesterday following some heavy-hitting action at the final table. Overcoming a field of 524 entries, Californian poker player Steve Jun emerged victorious, taking the title and a top prize of $149,733. Prior to the windfall, he had only earned $4,300 in four

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