Justin Bonomo wins WSOP Big One for One Drop $1 million charity poker tournament

The fourth iteration of the Big One for One Drop, featured 27 players each ponying up the $1 million buy-in and after three days of play,...

sabato 25 marzo 2017

Tourism has record-breaking $60 billion impact on Southern Nevada economy

Tourism continues to be Southern Nevada’s most vital industry, creating record-breaking visitation and unmatched economic impact in 2016. A recent study by Applied Analysis determined that Southern Nevada’s tourism industry continues to generate more economic activity than any other single sector of the region’s economy.

Veikkaus, win2day go live with Playtech cross-border poker network

Veikkaus and win2day have this week gone live with the industry's first cross-border poker network powered by Playtech.

In an industry first, the respective Finnish and Austrian gaming brands have joined forces to launch a joint poker network using liquidity from both player bases. This has instantly doubled the number of customers playing the widest variety of omni-channel poker products via a dedicated Playtech-powered iPoker network.

sabato 18 marzo 2017

PokerStars players join football legend for poker charity game

Team PokerStars SportStar and football legend Neymar Jr have invited stars from the world of sport, stage and screen, as well as fellow members of Team PokerStars, to a social, charity poker home game in Spain today to benefit the Neymar Jr Institute and Right To Play. Diego Garcia Bello from Galicia, Spain, will be joining the superstar footballer and friends for his first ever live poker tournament after winning his place in the home game for free at PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand.

Annual NEPA Poker Open returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono

Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes spring with its annual NEPA Poker Open, a week-long series capped off by the $550 Main Event on Saturday, 29 April. Bringing back the ultimate poker experience, the NEPA Poker Open will take place in the Mohegan Sun Pocono Poker Room and run from Sunday, 23 April to Saturday, 29 April. The NEPA Poker Open will feature an action-packed schedule of tournaments, professional players, high quality staff and big prizes. This will be an unforgettable live poker experience.

sabato 11 marzo 2017

First ever WSOP Europe schedule unveiled

"If you build it, they will come" is a famous movie line uttered in the baseball-themed Field of Dreams in 1989. Actor Kevin Costner was walking through his cornfield in Iowa with a baseball bat in hand, dreaming of turning it into a baseball field, which he eventually did.

PokerStars pros discuss women and poker on International Women's Day

This International Women’s Day, PokerStars.com, an Amaya Inc. brand, is looking to Team PokerStars Pro for their insights on how they think the world of poker has changed for women and how more women can be exposed to the thrill of the game.

sabato 4 marzo 2017

PokerStars players help fellow player in need

Poker players thousands of miles apart ignored the online poker action and came together to help save the life of one of their regular opponents at PokerStars.com, an Amaya Inc. brand.

PokerStars reveals new tournament series

PokerStars has introduced a new live tournament series aimed at recreational players. The new PokerStars MEGASTACK is designed to bring live poker to players' doorsteps at a low buy-in level, to create an exceptional live poker experience, and to offer players a platform to build their poker career towards competing in the PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival events. This further demonstrates PokerStars commitment to investing in in local poker communities.