Istvan Briski captures the 2023 WPT Seminole Rock n’ Roll Poker Open title as the tour heads to Las Vegas for the season finale

The World Poker Tour held its penultimate stop of the 2023 tournament poker season last night, the final table of the 2023 WPT Seminole Rock n’ Roll Poker Open Main…

Former EPT Prague champ wanted in Canada for burglary

EPT Prague is coming up in a week, but if there were any celebrations planned for last year’s winner, those plans may have to be scrapped. On Tuesday, Halton, Ontario…

Petersburg, Virginia wants casino referendum on ballot in 2025

Richmond couldn’t make it The city of Petersburg, Virginia, hopes the state capital of Richmond’s loss is its gain. Accordingly ABC 8 NewsPetersburg officials have petitioned the state General Assembly…

NFL Week 12 2023: Shortened schedule leaves few options

With Thanksgiving weekend behind us, the NFL’s Week 12 schedule is a little shortened. This doesn’t leave players with many betting options, something you always want when watching a series…

Decisions made by players in the December clash between WSOP Paradise and WPT World Championship

In today’s poker world, it is not uncommon for players to have to make decisions about which tournaments to enter. However, it’s rare that the tournaments in question have such…

The secret of the re-entry tournament

Gather together, kids, as we look back on a day in poker when – SHOCKING! – You only have one chance at a poker tournament. Yes, there were those days…

Wide Open Race last month for 2023 Player of the Year

When breaking down the Female Player of the Year race for both CardPlayer Magazine and the Global Poker Index, we came up with the question: What is the race like…

Brazilian pro Rafael Caiaffa was banned from the BSOP event for sneaking chips onto his stack

There’s an old saying: “If you don’t cheat, you don’t try.” So I might have to give Brazilian poker pro Rafael Caiaffa some credit for trying. But I probably won’t…

Las Vegas Culinary Union members approve new contract with MGM and Caesars

Improved pay Culinary Local 226 members this week overwhelmingly approved new five-year contracts with Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International, averting potential strikes. Caesars employees voted 99 percent in favor…

Wait what? Oklahoma’s governor expresses support for cockfighting

This is one of the strangest things I’ve ever written about. You might think that a state governor would do better to announce his support for the blood sport of…