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The one-bet rule at slots
Scoblete gives his advice on the one-bet rule when playing slot games and why betting less is a good thing in the long run.  read more

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John Cynn crowned 2018 WSOP Main Event champ

The 33-year-old poker pro from Illinois outlasted runner-up Tony Miles in an epic heads-up showdown to prevail at the World Series of Poker Main Event and cash in for $8.8 million. (photo by Joe Giron/WSOP)  read more
John Cynn crowned 2018 WSOP Main Event champ



'Poker genius' Dyer bows out in third place

Michael Dyer exited the Main Event final table in third place with very little fanfare, but the 32-year-old online grinder loosened up during a bust-out interview and showed a side the ESPN cameras failed to capture.  read more

Cordial final table a welcome change

This year's Main Event final table was absent free of past bitterness and tanking, a development embraced by every player involved.  read more

Cada denied second Main Event crown

The 2009 WSOP Main Event champ was on the wrong end of a flip, and bowed out in fifth place at the final table.  read more

Main Event final table changes with the times

With the November Nine a distant memory, the WSOP has scaled back the theatrics at the Main Event final table in exchange for more overall exposure.  read more

Minkin falls short at WSOP Main Event

Kelly Minkin was the "Last Woman Standing" once again at the World Series of Poker Main Event, and despite getting eliminated during Day 6 play, she gave her No. 1 fan the thrill of a lifetime.  read more

Hellmuth extends WSOP bracelet record

Phil Hellmuth, the WSOP's all-time leading bracelet winner, upstaged the Main Event on Wednesday night in Las Vegas when he won a record 15th career bracelet in Event #71 of the 2018 WSOP, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.  read more



$24,000 guaranteed at Dover Downs poker room

From 10-12 August, the Delaware casino will host three No Limit Texas Hold'em tournaments, including one with a $15,000-guaranteed prize pool.  read more

Pala Casino announces August poker schedule

The Pala Super Deep Stack will be played at 1 p.m. each Saturday at the California casino, with a $125 buy-in.  read more



Vegas Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot

The new Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot of $1,428,739.11 hit for one lucky guest on Saturday, 30 June at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

Seminole Hard Rock's $1.5 billion expansion

The venture, slated for a fall 2019 opening, adds hotel rooms, gaming space, dining and nightlife outlets and much more at the Florida resort and casino.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino giving away over $250,000

Atlantic City’s new beachfront casino announces the launch of a Grand Opening $250,000 Giveaway, with players getting the chance to win big money all summer.  read more

Island Resort & Casino opens new golf course

The Hannahville Indian Community opened Sage Run, the Michigan resort’s second golf course, in a ceremony with community members and leaders.  read more



The Reel Life: Brain-meltingly hot edition

Researchers in Boston capitalized upon the recent heatwave to confirm that it is, in fact, too hot to think, according to science.  read more



Mohegan Sun's annual Sun BrewFest returns

The 7th Annual Sun BrewFest happens on Saturday, 6 October, with local restaurants offering a variety of food offerings to pair with popular brews.  read more

Walker to perform at Cherokee Casino

On 3 August, the country music icon is set to perform at Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs when he takes the stage inside the Qualla Ballroom at 9 p.m.  read more

Carey launches new headlining Las Vegas residency

On Thursday, 5 July, Mariah Carey launched her all-new Las Vegas headlining residency, "The Butterfly Returns," at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.  read more

Generation Axe at The Joint

Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abisi will stop at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on 9 November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The heads-up portion of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event between Tony Miles and eventual champ John Cynn lasted 10 hours and 23 minutes, and took 199 hands to complete, a new WSOP record.
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