Poker Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Poker.

Results 1 - 20 of 4,422 in Poker

  1. Crescenta Valley Briefs: Montrose-Verdugo chamber mixer; CV Alliance presentationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Glendale News-Press

    ... more information, call (818) 249-7171 or email Also, the chamber will host a Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament at 6 p.m. on March 26 at CV Insurance, 3156 Foothill Blvd. RSVP is required, and seating is limited to the first ...


  2. B.C. government placing big bets on influx of China's high rollersRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 |

    ... to play baccarat for up to $100,000 a hand. A panda bear sits next to Jay Farber's chips during the World Series of Poker Final Table, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Las Vegas. The B.C. government is betting high rollers from Asia will play for big money ...


  3. H-E-B, Whole Foods left out in bill to end liquor sales limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... of license holders to open five more stores under the same name. A pretty impressive loophole. Fact No. 10: Bet-free poker is legal in bars. Gambling is illegal in sites with alcohol licenses. But the state won't stop a Texas Hold'em match as long ...


  4. So Jay Koon WonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | FITSNews

    ... - was also linked to the "ring," a cabal of corrupt politicians and crooked cops accused of running an illegal video poker operation (and other shady ventures) out of Lexington County. Koon claims he's got nothing to do with the "ring" - and we hope ...


  5. Overnight Purses Increased at Fair GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    ... The New Orleans track said the increase is a result of an uptick in pari-mutuel handle, and increased slots and video poker revenue in 2015 (Fair Grounds and other Churchill Downs, Inc.-owned tracks do not release detailed handle information). "We ...


  6. Shooting Star, Bay Area's richest poker tourney, offers thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    The 19th annual Shooting Star Main Event , starting Monday, March 9, at the Bay 101 Casino in San Jose, isn't just the Bay Area's richest poker tournament, it's also the most exciting. That's because every time a player knocks out a well-known poker pro, they earn a bounty of $2,500.


  7. Fair Grounds to increase overnight purses 10 percent for remainder of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    As a result of an increase in pari-mutuel handle and increased slots and video poker revenue in 2015, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has announced a 10 percent increase in overnight purses for the remainder of the 143rd thoroughbred racing season. "I am pleased to announce this purse increase," said Fair Grounds Track President Tim Bryant.


  8. Get Your Poker Face Ready! BC/Efa Launches Broadway Bets TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    It's time to "shuffle up and deal" for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with Broadway Bets, a first-of-its-kind Broadway poker tournament co-chaired by Paul Libin , executive vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters , and Robert E. Wankel , president and co-CEO of The Shubert Organization . Libin is president of BC/EFA's Board of Trustees and Wankel is a longtime trustee.


  9. Deck Stacked Against House of CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... multiple forms of transmission media. In use, it appears to be for radio, podcast and video programs relating to poker. But the registration has broad applicability to the services applied for under the application for the Netflix program, even ...


  10. Don't Go Bottom-Fishing With ZyngaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... had a cash balance well over half of its market capitalization, limiting downside (theoretically, anyway). Zynga Poker and Farmville have been long-running success stories, creating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. The company's business ...


  11. Mega Casinos Could be Coming to Broward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... forced to have greyhound racing at their gaming facilities so they can be permitted to offer other betting games and poker rooms at their casinos. Moreover, the measure would create a tax-based incentive program for dog racetrack owners in the ...


  12. Oakham man Chris to hold poker event for Prostate Cancer UKRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Chris Barbour, from Oakham, with brothers David and Mark before a walk around Rutland Water in aid of the Orchid charity. EMN-150701-095032001


  13. Casino comes alive on PokerStars with introduction of live dealersRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | RGT Online

    ... successful introduction of Live Casino in Spain on PokerStars players have been able to chat with other poker players for many years. Now, they will be able to chat with casino dealers who will respond verbally to typed chat questions ...


  14. Card Player Poker Tour: Inaugural St. Maarten event begins in AprilRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | RGT Online

    For the first time ever the Card Player Poker Tour will make a stop at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino Royale in Maho Bay, St. Maarten in conjunction with Card Player Cruises for a 22-tournament series set amid the backdrop of the breathtaking Caribbean. "As the tournament director for Card Player Cruises, I am excited to be teaming up with Card Player Media to run and host their series of events in beautiful St. Maarten," said Card Player Cruises tournament director Zack Lawmaster.


  15. Stacking the Deck in Fight Over Online Gambling BanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RedState

    ... interests by regulating the Internet at the FCC, they are doing the exact same thing in Congress. Unlike a game of poker, when it comes to legislating gambling, there's a way for everyone to walk away a winner. Congressional Republicans need to ...


  16. Casino pro offers poker advice for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Wendy Rubin's tips for women playing poker: Let your hair down, don't wear glasses, and show cleavage. Her technique for opening the only licensed casino school in the state: Be persistent.


  17. Sturbridge man gets up to 3 years in prison for fatal punchRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Sturbridge man who sucker punched another man during a poker tournament, leading to his death days later, has been sentenced to up to three years in prison. Prosecutors say the 41-year-old Walsh punched 45-year-old Daniel McDonald in the face during a poker tournament in March 2012 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Southbridge, because Walsh mistakenly believed McDonald made an off-color remark about the defendant's girlfriend.


  18. When is a casino a big casino? The question vexes Vegas, regulatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... corner the local gambling market. Johnson's regular haunt has no live gambling, just 15 video slot machines featuring poker or keno. There are windows and clocks, verboten in most gambling emporiums because they can remind players they've been ...


  19. O-Zone: Turning the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Jacksonville Jaguars

    ... last year with the Bortles pick that Caldwell is not necessarily a guy you want sitting in on your neighborhood poker game. In your opinion is his announcement that he would trade down Smoke or real? Regarding Justin Houston, if you were the general ...


  20. Man Vs. MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Willamette Week

    Justin Curzi pecked the draw button on the Jacks or Better video poker machine. The glow from five game screens lit the maroon walls of the windowless room in the back of Northwest Portland's Quimby's bar.