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  • Phil Hellmuth Antonio Esfandiari High Stakes Poker Duel
    October 28, 2020

    This week’s poker news delivers some rough headlines out of Germany as a number of big online sites are leaving the market. We’ll get to that story late but first, we’ll start of with a couple of big wins.

    Hellmuth Wins High-Stakes Poker Duel Against Esfandiari

    The high-stakes series between two poker legends has finally come to an end. 15-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth went up against all-time money leader at the WSOP, Antonio Esfandiari, and the two engaged in a thrilling showdown.

  • NFL Week 8 Betting Preview
    October 27, 2020

    The Cleveland Browns lost star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for the season as he tore his ACL last Sunday. Even so, the Browns managed to eke out a win and are now 5-2 heading into Week 8. They’ll host the 3-3 Las Vegas Raiders in one of the key showdowns of the week, so let’s take a look at that and a number of other big contests.

    Las Vegas Raiders @ Cleveland Browns

    Odds: Browns -2.5

  • Borgata Poker Room Reopens
    October 22, 2020

    This week’s poker news delivers a little bit of positive news as The Boardwalk in Atlanta City is back in action (in terms of poker). We’ll see how long it lasts as COVID-19 cases are spiking in the New Jersey area but hopefully it doesn’t spread to Atlantic City.

  • Encore Las Vegas Midweek Pause
    October 22, 2020

    This week’s casino news focuses on revenues in New Jersey and Las Vegas. While online gaming is booming, land-based action is still slow. Let’s take a look at the biggest headlines of the week.

  • NFL Week 7 2020 Betting Odds
    October 20, 2020

    After a week filled with shocking upsets, we shift our focus towards Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. There are some great games lined up for this week, so let’s take a look at five of the most interesting contests.

    Pittsburgh Steelers @ Tennessee Titans

    Odds: Steelers -1.5

  • Alan Smurfit Dies - Caleb Hershey Wins Venetian DeepStack
    October 15, 2020

    One of Ireland’s most familiar faces in the poker world has sadly passed away. While there are more positive headlines to go through, we’ll start our weekly recap of the news with the sad note that Irish poker pro Alan Smurfit has passed. 

    Irish Poker Pro Smurfit Passes Away At 77

    The poker community has lost a great member as the Irish native Alan Smurfit has sadly passed away. He was 77 years old. Smurfit was a successful businessman before his retirement in 2003.

  • Nebraska Gambling Initiative - Coach Tom Osborne
    October 14, 2020

    This week’s casinos news is a reminder that election season is right around the corner. Not only will the President of the United States be decided but a number of other issues like whether to legalize gambling. We’ll start there with our weekly rundown of the casino news.

  • NFL Week 6 Betting Odds - Bills vs. Chiefs
    October 13, 2020

    Many people figured the final two undefeated teams in the NFL would be the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens. As we enter Week 6, both have already lost while the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks remain perfect. Will any lose in Week 6? Let’s take a closer look at the top games.

    Kansas City Chiefs @ Buffalo Bills

    Odds: Chiefs -3

  • Caesars Buys William Hill Sportsbook
    October 08, 2020

    There was some big news in the casino world this past week as Caesars Entertainment made a big move in the online gambling space. Let’s start there as we recap this week’s biggest headlines:

  • Poker News - Galfond Wins Heads-Up - Postle Sues Poker Community
    October 07, 2020

    This week’s poker news is headlined by a couple of big heads-up contests that are taking place. We’ll star with Phil Galfond, who is in the midst of a high-stakes showdown with a number of big names.