Daily Archives: June 19, 2017

Vladimir Shchemelev Wins 2017 World Series of Poker Omaha Eight-Or-Better Mix Event


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. The 2017 World Series of Poker $1,500 Omaha eight-or-better mix event drew a field of 688, creating a total prize pool of $928,800. The unique tournament featured a format that consisted of three variations on Omaha eight-or-better, including limit, pot-limit and Big O (players get […]

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World Series Of Poker Opens Nomination Process For Poker Hall Of Fame


The nomination process has begun for inducting two new people into the World Series of Poker’s Poker Hall of Fame. The WSOP made the announcement late last week, and it’s seeking fan input to decide who the 10 finalists should be. There’s a limit of one submission per valid email address. You can vote here. […]

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Atlantic City Live Poker Up 2 Percent In May


May was a good month for New Jersey’s brick-and-mortar poker rooms. Revenue from the Atlantic City’s poker tables was $2,278,055 last month, according to figures from state gaming regulators. The amount was two percent more than the $2,229,607 raked in May 2016. While live poker grew, online poker revenue fell 17.5 percent year-over-year to $2,119,885. […]

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New York Online Poker Bill Likely Shelved Until 2018


One state has fallen by the wayside, but there are still two remaining with a chance to authorize regulated online casino gaming this year. According to a report from the New York Daily News, the Empire State Assembly won’t be voting on the internet poker proposal that passed the Senate last week. “There was some […]

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Gaurav Raina Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Guarav Raina is the latest gold bracelet winner at the 2017 World Series of Poker. The 33-year-old poker pro based out of Athens, Georgia defeated a field of 1,086 entries to win the latest $2,500 no-limit hold’em event at the WSOP, capturing the title and […]

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