Phil Hellmuth Wins Record 16th WSOP Gold Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth has captured his 16th WSOP gold bracelet. The win came in a deuce-to-seven event, which is his first bracelet of that type. 13 of Hellmuth’s 16 bracelets have come in Hold ‘Em variants. LAS VEGAS – Phil Hellmuth has done it again. For the sixteenth time in his illustrious career, Hellmuth has captured … Read more

Indigo Sky Casino Allies With International Gaming Technology

Indigo Sky Casino

Oklahoma’s Indigo Sky Casino has partnered with International Gaming Technology (IGT) to bring its cashless gaming momentum to the casino. IGT will combine its IGTPlay solution with Resort Wallet technology to create a seamless one-step process to access funds. WYANDOTTE, Okla. – Oklahoma resort Indigo Sky Casino will be seeing a new streamlined way for … Read more

Alexandru Papazian Wins His Second Gold Poker Bracelet At WSOP

Alexandru Papazian

Alexandru Papazian won his second gold bracelet in the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Tal Noach secured the second-place spot, making him the runner-up of the tournament. Papazian won $241,128 for the event. LAS VEGAS – Romanian poker player Alexandru Papazian just solidified his name in poker history for a second time. Papazian’s Victory While … Read more

Why Poker Isn’t Returning To Massachusetts Casinos

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission lifted poker restrictions in May. Poker rooms in major casinos have not reopened, however. The Gaming Commission will check in on this problem in the coming months, but has taken no action yet. BOSTON – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission allowed local casinos to replace poker areas in … Read more

GGPoker Overtakes PokerStars For Cash Game Crown

PokerStars

PokerStars has dominated the cash game market for 15 years. GGPoker recently passed PokerStars for number of concurrent cash game players. GGPoker’s growth was accelerated by the pandemic and a partnership with the WSOP. LAS VEGAS – PokerStars, long an institution in the world of online poker, has finally been overtaken as the leading provider … Read more

Japan Open Poker Tour Breaks Records Record Attendance

Japan Open Poker Tour

The Japan Open Poker Tour recently broke attendance records for a live series. Poker prize pools are not legal in Japan, so the contestants play for contracts. These contracts have some monetary value, but also allow winners to play in events around the world. LAS VEGAS – The Japan Open Poker Tour recently finished its … Read more

Hard Rock Tampa Removes Mask Mandate Effective Immediately

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Fl

The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa has opted to remove its mask requirement. Some pandemic measures will still be in place, such as dividers at poker tables. The Hard Rock is not the only major Tampa business removing mask mandates. TAMPA, Fla. – Following in the wake of a CDC guidance stating that vaccinated people no … Read more