Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

Uber, Lyft Could Be Forced Out Of Las Vegas Under Proposed Legislation

Poker players would no longer be able to use ride sharing platforms to get around Las Vegas under a piece of legislation working its way through Nevada’s government. Senate Bill 226, which was introduced in February, was amended about a week ago and it includes provisions that would require Uber and Lyft drivers to obtain […]

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Card Player Poker Tour Heads Back To Bicycle Hotel & Casino In July

This summer, while the sharks feed in the pro-infested waters of Las Vegas, the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Los Angeles will keep the action going with the first of two stops on the Card Player Poker Tour. Despite the poker world’s focus on the desert, The Bike is going big by putting up $565,000 […]

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Bertrand Grospellier Leads $111,111 Buy-In One Drop Final Table at 2017 World Series of Poker

The $111,111 buy-in High Roller For One Drop at the 2017 World Series of Poker attracted a field of 130 entrants generating a total prize pool of $13,722,150. After three days of action, the field is now down to the final nine players and includes some of the best players in the game today. Leading […]

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Nevada Blackjack Revenue Up 10.7 Percent In April

Twenty-one is hot in the Silver State. Nevada casinos reported $87.1 million in blackjack win during April, an increase of nearly 11 percent compared to April 2016. Over the 12 months prior to May 1, the more than 300 casinos in the state had nearly $1.2 billion in blackjack win, 9.2 percent better than the […]

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Florida Man Steals Money From Pot At Poker Table, Leads Police On High Speed Chase

Police say that a poker player from Florida grabbed money from a pot at Michigan’s FireKeepers Casino on Thursday and led them on a high speed chase. According to mlive.com, tribal police from the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi pursued the man on I-94, with speeds reaching nearly 100 m.p.h. The whole ordeal started […]

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2017 World Series of Poker Colossus III Only Draws 18,053 Entries

A total of 18,053 players put up the $565 buy-in to this year’s Colossus at the World Series of Poker, down significantly from 2016’s field of 21,613 and the record of 22,374 in 2015, the tournament’s inaugural year. Despite the disappointing turnout, the field was still large enough to easily surpass the $8 million guarantee […]

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Online Poker: Viktor Blom Ends Downswing With Huge May

Things are finally turning around for Viktor “Isildur1” Blom. After about a year and a half of losing or break-even results on PokerStars, the Swede turned in a roughly $650,000 May, according to tracking data from HighstakesDB. Blom, who has lately been battling at the $1,000-$2,000 mixed games, lost nearly $500,000 last year. The huge […]

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