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  • January 10, 2019

    The second week of January provided us with some important recaps of 2018 as a couple of notable Player of the Year awards were announced. We’ll start there as we recap this week’s poker news:

    Schindler Wins 2018 Card Player Of The Year Award

    As we start the New Year, awards for accolades in the previous year will be announced and Jake Schindler was one of the early big winners. He has been named the 2018 Card Player of the Year, which is something he clearly deserved.

  • January 09, 2019

    It was a busy week for casinos in Las Vegas as one major brand took another PR hit, while another won the week with some good news. We’ll start with those two pieces as we recap the casino news of the week:

    MGM 2020 Plan Involves Layoffs

  • NFL Betting Divisional Round Playoff Games
    January 08, 2019

    NFL Wild Card weekend lived up to its title once again this year with three of the four games going down to the final minutes. A quick look at the sports betting odds reveals that the sportsbooks are expecting things to play out differently this week with a number of substantial point spreads. Let’s take a look the contests as the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds return from their byes.

    Indianapolis Colts @ Kansas City Chiefs

    Saturday, 4:35 PM ET

    Line: Kansas City -5.5

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    January 02, 2019

    This week’s casino news brings us headlines from three key states in America. We’ll start in Nevada where Wynn Resorts is again in the midst of a legal battle.

    Wynn Resorts Sues Over Similar Casino Building On Las Vegas Strip

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    January 02, 2019

    This week’s news includes a heartwarming holiday poker story but before we get there, we’ll update you on a couple of events and happenings from around the globe. 

    Fallsview Casino Will Host World Poker Tour In February

  • Andrew Luck NFL Betting Wild Card Weekend playoffs
    January 01, 2019

    After 17 grueling weeks, the NFL playoffs have finally arrived. While there are plenty of familiar teams back in the mix – including the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles after a wild finish to the regular season – there are also some new faces in the mix. This weekend’s action starts off with the wild-card round where three of the four games are regular-season rematches.

    Indianapolis Colts @ Houston Texans
    Saturday, 4:35 p.m. ET
    Odds: Texans -2

  • online poker PokerStars UFC partypoker LIVE Super High Roller Bowl
    December 28, 2018

    This week’s poker news delivers a mix of headlines from big announcements to big wins. We’ll start with the former as the UFC has made its first foray into a poker partnership and signed a deal with PokerStars.

    PokerStars Signs Sponsorship Agreement With UFC

    When you’re watching UFC 232 this weekend, keep a close eye on some of the sponsors inside the Octagon. If you’re a poker player, one of them will be quite familiar to you. 

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    December 26, 2018

    This week’s casino news mostly focuses on a couple of people who had a very happy holiday season after they collected million-dollar wins in Atlantic City and Las Vegas casinos. We’ll start there and leave the Grinchy story for last as we recap this week’s key casino headlines: 

    Poker Player Turns $5 Bet Into $1-Million Windfall

    The American dream is alive and well. 

  • December 25, 2018

    The 2018 NFL regular season wraps up on Sunday, which will be action-packed. With no Thursday, Saturday or Monday games, we’ll see seven 1:00 p.m. ET games and then a whopping eight games kicking off at 4:25 p.m. ET. There are plenty of games with playoff implications but these five are the most important ones of the week:

    Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans

    Odds: OFF

  • Online Casinos SugarHouse Casino Chicago
    December 20, 2018

    This week’s news focuses on three different American states making headlines in the casino world for different reasons. We’ll start in Chicago with the all-too-common story of a government that’s looking to introduce a casino to help with a struggling state budget. 

    Chicago Mayor Makes Casino Proposal