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Nevada Sports Betting Tops $250 Million to Break Record

Nevada Sports Betting Tops $250 Million to Break Record

February 14th, 2018

Nevada’s sports betting economy enjoyed its most profitable year on record in 2017, according to the latest statistics from the state’s Gaming Commission. The sports betting summary showed that bookmakers across the state banked $248.8 million.


WSOP 2018 Set to Introduce Bet Clocks and Big Blind Ante

WSOP 2018 Set to Introduce Bet Clocks and Big Blind Ante

February 13th, 2018

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be calling time on timewasters this summer, thanks to the introduction of shot clocks in certain events. As well as shot clocks, the high-stakes tournaments will also feature a big blind ante designed to increase the price of poker and encourage more action.


Kansas and Massachusetts Join Fight for US Sports Betting

Kansas and Massachusetts Join Fight for US Sports Betting

February 7th, 2018

It seems more and more likely that 2018 will provide a watershed moment with regards to sports betting in the USA. Kansas appears to be the next state ready to jump on the bandwagon should PASPA be ruled as unconstitutional.


NBA Support of Legal US Sports Betting Comes with a Cost

NBA Support of Legal US Sports Betting Comes with a Cost

February 5th, 2018

The NBA is seemingly now strongly in favour of sports betting on its games – something that has been influenced by the state of New Jersey's legal action in the Supreme Court, which is aiming to abolish a federal law that bans states from authorising sports gambling.


888poker Extends Poker Central Partnership for Third Year

888poker Extends Poker Central Partnership for Third Year

February 5th, 2018

888poker has moved to extend its partnership with Poker Central. The deal will see the online poker operator act as the official sponsor of the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl for the third consecutive year.


Major Casinos Apply for New Jersey Online Gambling Permits

Major Casinos Apply for New Jersey Online Gambling Permits

February 1st, 2018

The former Trump Taj Mahal, Ocean Resort casino and Hard Rock casino are planning to offer internet gambling in New Jersey. If approved by state gambling regulators, the addition of the three casinos would bring the total number of Atlantic City casinos that offer online gambling to seven.


First Female Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Board Appointed

First Female Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Board Appointed

February 1st, 2018

Ever since the Nevada Gaming Control Board was founded in 1955, it’s always been run by a chairman – until now. The state government agency charged with the regulation of casinos has announced that it recently appointed its first chairwoman, State Senator Becky Harris.


Breaking Down the 888poker XL Blizzard Tournament Results

Breaking Down the 888poker XL Blizzard Tournament Results

January 31st, 2018

888poker’s thrilling XL Blizzard tournament series finale was on January 28, and what a tournament it was this year. It had been running since January 18, and the online festival not only proved popular with seasoned grinders, but with newbies and casual players as well!


10 Best Poker Players in the World 2018

10 Best Poker Players in the World 2018

January 29th, 2018

While people may have personal opinions about who they believe to be the best poker player, the Global Poker Index cuts to the chase with its highly-regarded point system based on a player’s recent record over the last 12 months. So which players have risen to the top during 2017?


Multimillion Dollar Bet Placed on an Eagles Super Bowl Win

Multimillion Dollar Bet Placed on an Eagles Super Bowl Win

January 27th, 2018

Sportsbooks in Nevada are starting to adjust the point spread for the Super Bowl after a massive waves of money have begun pouring into their laps in support of the Eagles. One such show of support came in the amount of a multimillion-dollar bet placed with MGM by an anonymous gambler!


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