Las Vegas

2021 World Series of Poker’s 88-bracelet schedule revealed!

No year in the field of poker is totally complete without the annual World Series of Poker festivities held each summer in Las Vegas. The historic tournament remains to be the industry’s most prestigious and awaited event by players of all levels throughout the years. While 2020’s events were unfortunately disrupted due to the ongoing […]

Vegas almost back to fully normal, Maskless WSOP this November in sight

The city’s aggressive year-long journey towards normalcy is eventually paying off for the highly visited Las Vegas as casinos return to full capacity. A couple weeks before the county’s target date of June 1st, gaming floors across major properties have been given the green light by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to return to 100% […]

Resorts World Las Vegas announces grand opening this June

While the pandemic has made it a difficult time for many non-essential businesses including the gaming sector to thrive in the past months, global casino giant Genting Group has decided on making 2021 definitely a year to remember. The Malaysian group has finally announced the grand opening of its $4.3 billion integrated resort in the […]

Las Vegas’ return to normal faster than expected

The past twelve months has been considerably challenging for the Entertainment Capital of the World as its tourism-reliant economy saw a temporary shutdown just a little over a year ago. While Las Vegas was not immune to the drastic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the city appears to be focused on getting back on its […]

2021 Live World Series of Poker dates for this fall are in

April Fools’ day aside, the excitement for this year’s awaited live World Series of Poker continues on as tentative dates are finally announced! As previously hinted by six-time bracelet champion Daniel Negreanu, the festival is scheduled to run beginning on September 30 – November 23, 2021 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. […]

Live edition of the 2021 WSOP likely to take place this fall

The past year has been unlike any other with the whole global health situation having greatly affected the sport and gaming industry. 2020 has seen its fair share of disrupted live poker tournament schedules with the new year now relying on the hopeful side of things. Last year’s action, however, remained eventful with major brand […]

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87

Self-made Sheldon Gary Adelson, mainly known as one of the prime visionaries of the Las Vegas gaming scene, made dozens of headlines earlier this week as news of his death at the age of 87 years old surfaced. The casino mogul had his bout of health issues since 2001 while most recently seeking treatment for […]

People News: Ike Haxton for Covid live poker boycott; PokerStars signs Neymar Jr… again; Galfond Challenge update; Fist fight at the Aria poker room

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Ike Haxton calls for Covid live poker boycott Isaac Haxton is concerned about Covid-19 numbers in his chosen home of Las Vegas. He is begging the poker community to not play live poker. Poker is ramping […]