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  • May 18, 2016

    The World Poker Tour Amsterdam Main Event wrapped up over the weekend and it was a wild ride to the final table. Six players wound up in the group at the Holland Casino Amsterdam to decide a champion. An amount of $226,000 was on the line for the winner as part of a total prize pool that was just over $1.3 million.

  • May 17, 2016

    The college football season is still three and a half months away, but so much can happen before kickoff. Over the coming months, we're going to see injuries, prospects emerge and some major shifts in some positional battles. However, the dust has settled on the recruiting trail and spring games, so now is a reasonable time to review the championship futures.

  • May 16, 2016

    With Barack Obama stepping out the White House at the end of this year, the race for the next President is heating up in the United States. On the Democratic side, it is down to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, with the latter campaigning on his economic policies. He took his message to Atlantic City with the New Jersey primary on the horizon, but whether or not people listened to him remains to be seen.

  • May 10, 2016

    There was a time when Atlantic City was a serious hub for gambling. It was often viewed as the clear-cut No. 2 option in the country for those looking for an entertainment and gaming center, only behind Las Vegas. But times have changed quite a bit. The Prohibition era Atlantic City that was on display in HBO's drama, Boardwalk Empire, is all but a forgotten memory as generations of people haven't even visited. Once "The World's Playground", the modern era hasn't been kind to the casinos in Atlantic City or its workers.

  • May 10, 2016

    If you think the competition in poker is fierce, then you haven't seen the competition for charity dollars. With so many causes and campaigns nowadays, charities have to get more creative and offer more to the person making the donation, or the money will simply flow elsewhere.

  • May 09, 2016

    We're through one month of action in the 2016 MLB season, and while there has been a lot of shifting around in terms of the World Series futures the Chicago Cubs still lead the way. The Cubs (+375) are still the only team that has yet to lose 10 games and they're the only team that's inside of 10/1 on the odds to win the World Series.

  • 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.