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Harrah’s Philadelphia Unveils New Poker Room

Last Friday (April 26, 2019) Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack officially launched a brand-new poker room following extensive renovations. The World Series of Poker-branded poker room is part of the operator’s bid to reverse an extended period of loss of customers due to both in- and out-of-state competitors. Even though the renovated and upgraded poker […]

Gamblers Flock at Rivers Casino for March Madness Betting

It has been about 4 months since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board finally approved the launch of a sportsbook in the state and so far, everything has been going great. We cannot dismiss some of the issues that have been setbacks to the progress of the industry – including the revenue drops reported in February […]

PA Lottery to Address Compulsive Gaming

The Pennsylvanian lottery may be in trouble, but what trouble is this exactly? On the one hand there’s the coming Department of Justice (DOJ) decision which will effectively throw a big spanner in the works. Even though it has been suggested that the DOJ wouldn’t be so foolish as to target lotteries, the danger is […]

MLB Requests Training Games Ban in Pennsylvania

Sports betting is not everyone’s favorite wild new thing to consider. From the very first time that the activity was suggested on a federal level, there have been people to oppose the move in earnest. Sporting bodies, including the Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Football League (NFL) have […]

WSOP 2018: Pennsylvanian Poker Players to Watch Out For

The 2018 World Series of Poker is almost here with the first bracelet events set to kick off on May 30. There is a lot of exciting things to look forward to including the chance to see our favorite poker players in action. Fortunately, the Pennsylvania all-time money list includes plenty of poker players that […]

Poker Players Alliance Could Fold Following Fundraiser Flop

The Poker Players Alliance’s fate is in jeopardy after the advocacy organization’s recent fundraising effort fell short of the mark. There is a possibility that the advocacy group will up sticks and leave after the very poker community it has been fighting for turned its back on the organization – of the $25,000 that the […]

Virtue Poker to Begin Token Sale in April

Virtue Poker, one of the world’s most popular poker networks announced on Tuesday that is would begin selling its own tokens on April 25. The poker network is currently powered by ConsenSys, the largest global blockchain technology development studio. The Virtue Poker system utilizes the power of smart contracts on Etheruem’s blockchain to create a […]

888poker Blames Market Withdraws for 2017 Revenue Decline

2017 proved to be quite challenging for 888 Holdings, something that was proven by the decline in year-over-year revenue that the company reported from 2016 to 2017. The company cited their withdrawal from Poland, Slovakian, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Australia markets among others to be the main reason for the decline. As such, if the […]

Pennsylvania Approves More Online Gambling Regulations

Pennsylvania inches closer to finally having legal online gambling in the state following some very impressive developments with the most recent being the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s Wednesday move to approve a number of groups of temporary regulations. All these regulations related to online poker and casino games in Pennsylvania. In addition to this, the […]

Poker Reads: Annie Duke’s ‘Thinking In Bets’.

In early 2017, Kit Cooper interview World Series of Poker champion Annie Duke. During the interview, Annie spoke of a number of exciting topics that would be covered in her then-forthcoming book ‘Thinking In Bets’ and these included the way during job interviews she provoked the job candidates to show their true selves so that […]