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  • September 13, 2016

    Poker and celebrities have been intertwined since the boom occurred in the mid-2000s, and as a result the partnership has spawned more than a few movies. The latest project comes from noted screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who is working on a movie called "Molly's Game" which is based on the memoir written by Molly Bloom. He is enlisting some of Hollywood's biggest stars to join him and the rumors are circulating that one of those potential stars is quite fond of poker himself.

  • September 13, 2016

    Week 1 of the NFL season served some incredible action that included some small upsets, some unbelievable comebacks and a brief reminder that preseason games don't mean a whole lot. As we flip the page to Week 2, here are the most important games to keep an eye on.

    New York Jets @ Buffalo Bills
    Odds: PICK

  • September 05, 2016

    The 2016 NFL season gets underway on Thursday night and the theme of the week is missing quarterbacks. The New England Patriots will be without Tom Brady, who is suspended, while the Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys will be without Teddy Bridgewater and Tony Romo, who are both injured. These absences have already had a significant impact both on the futures and on the lines this week. Here is a look at the five most important games of Week 1:

    Carolina Panthers @ Denver Broncos
    Odds: Panthers -3

  • September 05, 2016

    The state of California has come close to legalizing online poker, but 'close' means no cigar. Yet another bill - this now being the 11th attempt in the last eight years - and another discussion about legalizing poker was turned back last week, which left some parties pleased and many disappointed.

  • September 05, 2016

    The gambling buzz in Toronto - Canada's most populated city - has been renewed as Caesars and five other casino companies are considering a bid to build gambling resorts in the eastern part of the city.

    There are several decrepit gambling sites in and around Toronto that could use some revitalizing and Ontario Lottery and Gaming has bundled them together and is looking to sell it to an investor who wants to get involved. Of course, there is plenty of intrigue as it gives the opportunity for some big boys to crack a market that has been closed off to outsiders for many years.

  • September 02, 2016

    There has been a lot of talk surrounding the gambling downturn in Macau, an area of China that is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. It was a booming business just a few years ago, but the Chinese government has made swift changes to the laws and has cracked down on the industry. Many companies have seen declines in profit - including the Wynn Resorts - but that's not going to stop them from opening their newest destination. The Wynn Palace is finally opening up in Macau.

  • September 01, 2016

    The PokerStars event schedule is going in for a makeover. Prior to the start of Day 2 of the European Poker Tour Barcelona Main Event, PokerStars pulled the spotlight to announce some major changes to their 2017 season. At the start of the new calendar year, all events will fall under two clear categories: PokerStars Championships and PokerStars Festivals.

  • August 29, 2016

    We've reached the fourth week of preseason action in the NFL, and historically it's always been the toughest week to handicap. We're going to see very little action from most starters, which means it's important to see which teams have the best depth and the most competitive battles at the end of their rosters.

    Looking to coaching records, the teams you'll want to back are the Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams and Oakland Raiders.

  • August 25, 2016

    For most people, Hawaiian Gardens - the smallest city located in Los Angeles County - is a nondescript town. It's well-known in the gambling community, though, thanks to the popular Hawaiian Gardens Casino, and that crowd is happy to see the city's main attraction get a major facelift.

  • August 23, 2016

    The Godfather of New Zealand poker has won again. Jack Efaraimo, who is one of the most recognizable players on the Kiwi poker scene, won the main event at the New Zealand Poker Championships last week and took home a nice prize with it.