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  • May 05, 2016

    The 142nd edition of the Kentucky Derby runs this Saturday and the all-important post positions have been announced. That means we know the field, the contenders and who'll start from which gate.

  • May 04, 2016

    They say that innovation is ahead of regulation these days. That's proven to be the case in many states with Uber, Hello Alfred and now Filld. While this is new to many realms, it's not new to gaming where the innovation of online poker has been waiting for regulation to catch up. In California, it might finally be happening.

  • May 03, 2016

    You've heard about farm-to-table, but not like this. Downstream Casino Resort in Oklahoma is applying the local, sustainable approach to its casino, which can only benefit the patrons at the tables - either in the casino or the restaurant.

  • April 28, 2016

    The poker tour is filled with Cinderella rags-to-riches stories and we saw another one this weekend at the WPT Tournament of Champions. 36-year-old Farid Yachou overcame a challenging field and a lot more to win the WPT's inaugural event.

  • April 27, 2016

    The competition in gaming isn't just among players at a table or with a dealer against the house. It's big business and corporations go head-to-head for big pots as well. That's what we've seen this week as Boyd Casinos has built up their chip count by acquiring assets in Las Vegas.

  • April 25, 2016

    If you thought Deflategate was over, think again. On Monday, an appellate court overturned a previous decision on Tom Brady and in fact allowed the NFL to suspend him for four games.

    While that seems to be final - unless Brady wants to take his case to the United States Supreme Court - what isn't clear is whether Brady's suspension will still be four games and how the Super Bowl futures will be affected.

  • April 21, 2016

    In 2002, the World Poker Tour started out its series as the game of poker hit the mainstream limelight. Since then, the popular card game has spread all the way around the world and the WPT brand has grown with it. Now the WPT is moving into a new emerging market, one which many consider to be an untapped well for players: India.

  • April 20, 2016

    Since Chinese President Xi Jinping started cracking down on gambling in 2014, the Chinese gaming world has been hit very hard. Businesses are reluctant to expand, workers are worried about their jobs and high rollers have been scared off. Caught in the crosswinds have been the Chinese gambling ships, which once served as a hotbed for action. Nowadays, they're nothing more than a sinking ship.

  • April 19, 2016

    Jon Jones is back. He's headlining this weekend's UFC 197 where he's heavily favored (-550) against Ovince Saint Preux (+375). The question is whether or not he's back to being the 'Bones' Jones we once knew or whether a 15-month layoff has changed him.

  • April 13, 2016

    Cheating is mostly a black and white concept, unless you start diving into the realm of sports and gaming. While there's usually a clear line that is crossed when it comes to breaking the rules, we've come to find out that sometimes those lines can be grayed - especially with incidents like the National Football League and Tom Brady's footballs. The same is true in gaming, and professional poker player Phil Ivey is hoping to help define some of those lines.