Caesars Interactive has announced that the new WSOP.com real-money online poker site will go live for Nevada residents on Thursday, September 19th at 9:19 a.m. Pacific Time (PT). The site will also be available to visitors to the state while they are within the state's boundaries, pending ID and location verification. Show More Summary
Garden City Group, the claims-administration firm in charge of overseeing the remission process for former United States customers of Full Tilt Poker, has begun the mailing of applications to players who have already contacted them about...Show More Summary
The UK's Daily Mail reported on Saturday that court documents and statements in the lawsuit filed against Crockfords Casino by Phil Ivey confirm that Ivey and a companion did indeed an old method of identifying key cards by subtle variations...Show More Summary
Newcomer Jay Farber enters the WSOP Main Event Final Table 4th in chips and he sits down with Bernard Lee to talk about his success.
In this week’s Green Felt Journal, I take a closer look at how one of Linq’s new tenants fits in: That’s where Linq comes in. As with most Caesars decisions, each element of the development has been meticulously analyzed. The observation wheel, for example, was chosen over other attractions because, in survey and focus groups, […]
The leaking of an internal memo purportedly from Full Tilt Poker claims administrator Garden City Group has hundreds of former US players with secondary links to the site wondering if their refund requests will be excluded once those...Show More Summary
Online poker sites servicing US players are once again opening up across the internet, with the latest introduction being that of Full Flush Poker, the flagship skin of the new Equity Poker Network. Equity announced its planned launch...Show More Summary
Carbon Poker, the largest site on the Merge Network, has quietly gone live with a real-money, mobile-device app for its site. The news comes following full pay-chip testing of the mobile app initiated just four weeks ago, that after...Show More Summary
More weird news from the ongoing European Poker Tour Barcelona stop, where several prominent European pros have reported cases of their laptops gone missing from their rooms and then reappearing either in their rooms or elsewhere inShow More Summary
Daniel Negreanu, a/k/a "Kid Poker," made a diva-like return to the headlines yesterday after protesting a strict interpretation of a new TDA (Tourmanent Directors Association) rule that is used at European Poker Tour events. The "At...Show More Summary
Political pundits were abuzz this week after prominent Senator and former Republican Presidential nominee John McCain (R-AZ) was captured by Washington Post reporter Melina Mara sneaking in a little play-chip poker on his iPhone (photo...Show More Summary
There is no Green Felt Journal in this week’s Vegas Seven. But I did write the cover story, a historical dissection of the notorious Green Felt Jungle: When Trident Press released The Green Felt Jungle on December 13, 1963, it promised to tell the real story of Las Vegas. Most residents winced; this could only be bad […]
A little steamed up after the first card off the deck rule was misapplied in the 10k Euro high roller at EPT Barcelona...
Things are looking good for Grandissimo. The book is at the indexer’s, being gently indexed as we speak. The interior layout (other than the indexing) is finished. I ran a very, very rough version through CreateSpace’s proof process,...Show More Summary
The Seminole Hard Rock Open was won by Blair Hinkle and he chats about the tourney with Bernard Lee. Bernard then talks with November Niner Ryan Riess who is 5th in chips and the youngest player at this years WSOP Main Event Final Table.
Dan Bilzerian pimping Victory Poker on the red carpet. California poker playboy Dan Blitz" Bilzerian is back in the news, this time courtesy of a lawsuit he's filed against the makers of the upcoming action thriller Lone Survivor, in...Show More Summary
From the Bad Ideas Dept. comes the tale of a... tale -- that being the introduction of a poker-themed comic book, "Final 9," by Room 110 Publishing. "Final 9" is the graphically-told story of a fictitious poker tournament, with concept and story told by Anish Patel and artwork by Calvin Innes. You can't make this stuff up. Show More Summary
Bernard begins his interview series with each member of the 2013 WSOP Main Event Final Table. This weeks November 9 chat is with Mark Newhouse who stands 8th in chips.
In today’s Green Felt Journal, I take on a subject that some in the industry don’t like discussing–whether high-profile crimes mean the Strip is less safe than it should be: When tragedy strikes, police and tourism officials are usually quick to stress that these are random events in an otherwise safe city. They point to […]
It used to be that pound for pound, the Pick 4 is probably the best bet in horse racing, providing that there was at least $20,000 in the pool. The opportunity was always there for a pool shot, where you are the only winner. But nowShow More Summary