Top Casino News

  • July 19, 2016

    The poker world is squarely focused on the World Series of Poker Main Event these days, but there are a lot of exciting events coming up. Even after the WSOP comes to a conclusion, the return of the Borgata Poker Open and the PokerNews Cup will present some spirited competitions in the coming months.

    Borgata Poker Open Returns

  • July 18, 2016

    We're past the All-Star Break and have a clear view of who is in contention for the World Series. A number of teams have faded out of the picture and the oddsmakers have highlighted who they believe has the best shot: the Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals in the National League, and the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays in the American League.

    The majority of the favorites are in the National League. The Cubs (+400) and Giants (+525) lead the way before the Nationals (+800) and Indians (+800) come in next.

  • July 13, 2016

    A lot of NFL players stick with the game in different facets after they retire, either coaching or going into broadcasting. However, a couple of former Pro Bowl players have decided to take their talents to the poker table to keep them occupied, and maybe make a few extra dollars while they're at it.

  • July 13, 2016

    Land-based casinos aren't the moneymakers that they once were. There was a point in time when the bulk of the revenue on the Las Vegas Strip came from gambling. Nowadays, there are multiple streams of revenue from shows, to pool parties, to dining and much more. Non-Vegas casinos are also looking for other methods of making money, which has led to video gambling being incorporated by some venues.

  • July 12, 2016

    The 145th British Open gets underway on Thursday with the Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland serving as the host. Royal Troon looks like it will be a challenging par-71 links course, which includes a front nine that runs along the sea with a number of holes played into tough coastal winds.

  • July 06, 2016

    UFC 200 is sure to be a mega-event as the mixed martial arts juggernaut has scheduled quite the card. On top of that, this will be the first UFC event at the newly-minted T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which really adds to the spectacle.

    Although the Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz rematch was supposed to headline the event, that's now a distant memory. The Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rematch will get the top billing in a showdown many UFC fans have been anticipating for over a year. We were expecting the rematch at UFC 197 but Cormier had to pull out due to injury. Now the show will go on.

  • July 06, 2016

    The PGA Tour has the Champions Tour, the CrossFit Games have the Legacy Level, and the World Series of Poker has a senior tour as well?

    Yes, the World Series of Poker not only has a senior event but it has grown so much in its 15 years of existence that it's now one of the most crowded events of the summer. And while the event was a bit of a breeze for the pros at first with so many amateurs involved, it's now one of the most competitive events on the schedule.

  • July 06, 2016

    Although Donald Trump no longer owns the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, a strike of the employees at the casino continues to make headlines. That's because almost everything related to Trump is in the news these days.

    Atlantic City is in trouble as the casino industry on which it was built is now on shaky ground. The Trump Taj Mahal, one of the biggest casinos, is closed as its employees are on strike and it doesn't look like it'll end any time soon.

  • June 28, 2016

    After the National Hockey League made it official and agreed to bring the city of Las Vegas its first major sports franchise, it didn't take long for the NFL debate to begin.

  • June 28, 2016

    The road to the 2016 World Series of Poker final table continued this week as three more players earned bracelets for the big show. Let's have a look back and recap some of the winners.

    Kozlov Claims WSOP Bracelet