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  • June 20, 2016

    Kickoff for the 2016 NFL season is just two months and two weeks away, and preseason action is just over six weeks away, but who's counting? It's hard to believe that football season is so close - especially since many of us still have the memory of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos hoisting the Lombardi Trophy so fresh in our minds.

  • June 14, 2016

    The story of Full Tilt Poker is one that many poker players know all too well. It was a scandal that rocked the gaming world about five years ago and left one of the main players of the poker scene - and one of the men behind Full Tilt Poker - in the shadows. However, Howard Lederer has stepped back into the limelight as he made his return to the world of poker over the weekend.

  • June 14, 2016

    Downtown Edmonton is in much need of a renovation and a new casino is going to be one of the main starting points. Construction is underway on The Grand Villa Casino, which is expected to be sleek and chic, and revive an area that has become very dated.

    The Grand Villa Casino is a huge project that has been undertaken to replace the Baccarat Casino, which is nearby but has become a relic. And that may be a compliment for what many locals often referred to as the ugliest building in the city.

  • June 14, 2016

    Rory MacDonald hasn't lost back-to-back fights in his career to date and he's hoping to avoid that dubious feat on Saturday when he takes on Stephen Thompson to headline UFC Fight Night 89. MacDonald should have the crowd on his side as the event will be hosted in his home country in Canada as the UFC makes their first visit to Ottawa, Ontario.

  • June 07, 2016

    MGM Resorts International has had a busy year on The Strip in Las Vegas, building the world-class T-Mobile Arena, creating a new area between Monte Carlo and New York New York known as The Park, and this week they made yet another blockbuster announcement.

  • June 07, 2016

    Men lie, women lie, numbers don't. The World Series Of Poker continues to grow in stature and the proof is in the numbers, which continue to be quite staggering. Last year, the WSOP Colossus event had the most participants for any event in 2015, and as the 2016 edition began this weekend the tournament was expected to break records as well.

  • June 07, 2016

    The Golden State Warriors have dominated Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals and are now just two wins away from earning back-to-back NBA championships. However, many experts like to say that a series never starts until someone wins on the road, and right now Golden State has merely held serve.

    As the series shifts to Cleveland for the next two games, the Cavaliers will have to make some significant changes if they want to get back into the series. Game 3 is on Wednesday night at 9pm ET.

  • June 01, 2016

    Performance-enhancing drugs are a problem in all of the major sports and now the world of poker has to be aware of it as well. As the game has grown in popularity over the last decade, there have been a ton of changes. The purses are higher, more people are getting into it and professional poker leagues are growing by the day. However, as players are taking part in longer games, drugs have crept into the scene and some are wondering if it is time that a program go into effect to keep players clean.

  • May 31, 2016

    The Atlantic City gambling scene has been hit pretty hard in recent years with employees battling for better pay and lawmakers taking aim at the casinos. And even with words like 'bankruptcy' being thrown around regularly, that hasn't scared off newcomers. The latest rumors circulating is that two more casinos are scheduled to go up in New Jersey but opponents are being vocal, suggesting that those casinos could sink the entire industry in Atlantic City.

  • May 31, 2016

    For a second straight season, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the NBA Finals. The Warriors triumphed in last year's championship round, winning the series 4-2, but both teams will be making a case that they're better this time around.