Poker ambassador Mike Sexton dies aged 72
September 7, 2020
Mike Sexton, one of poker’s biggest ambassadors, has died at the age of 72.
Online poker: The comeback kid
August 17, 2020
Gaming America assesses the significance of online poker’s resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic by taking a look into its recent history in the US. This article was originally published in the July/August edition of Gaming America magazine.
WSOP: Player fears cheating increase; director lauds event's "esports version"
July 1, 2020
Poker player expresses concerns ahead of online-only tournament; but event director hails "esports version of the WSOP."
GGPoker makes gaming history with WSOP $25m online guarantee
June 30, 2020
GGPoker’s 2020 World Series of Poker's $5k Main Event and $25m prize mark the biggest guarantee in online poker tournament history.
New Quil Ceda Creek Casino scheduled to open early next year
June 29, 2020
The new casino will more than double the size of the existing casino.
No roulette, craps or poker when MA casinos reopen
June 24, 2020
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission approved a set of requirements for the future opening of its three casinos.
Sahara Las Vegas reopens poker room
June 18, 2020
Limited seating of adapted room encourages online reservations.
Poker to remain unavailable once Wynn casinos reopen
May 18, 2020
Social distancing creating a new dawn for Wynn Resorts.
US states slowly recover
May 15, 2020
Mississippi, Kansas and Ohio gauge reopening strategies.
MGM prepares for re-openings
May 1, 2020
Exact date still needs to be set as Q1 results are assessed.
Stock jump in US gaming industry
April 28, 2020
US gaming industry gets uptick following news that gaming operations might reopen in some states in May.
Efforts to rebound in Las Vegas
April 27, 2020
Las Vegas casinos accepting reservations for as early as mid-May.
WSOP postponed; targeted for fall 2020
April 20, 2020
Caesars Entertainment announced that the 2020 World Series of Poker has been postponed.
Celebrity charity poker tournament raises $1.75m but takes place on unlicensed site
April 16, 2020
The poker tournament, organized by celebrities such as Ben Affleck, was run by a website that isn’t legal to US customers, according to reports.
Update on Atlantic City casino losses
April 16, 2020
Atlantic City casinos suffer 61.7% drop in March.
Report: Tribal casinos have lost $4.4bn in economic activity amid closures
April 9, 2020
Tribal casinos closures in response to COVID-19 have cost tribes $4.4bn in economic activity according to Meister Economic Consulting.
Ohio casinos suffer steep revenue losses
April 8, 2020
Due to pandemic, Ohio’s casinos lose $112.3m in March despite strong start to 2020.
Caesars furloughed majority of employees
April 3, 2020
Among its 64,000 people across 53 properties, 90% of Caesars Entertainment employees will be furloughed until further notice.
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty
March 26, 2020
Illegal gambling charges could result in five years in prison.
March shines spotlight on problem gambling awareness
March 13, 2020
March is usually one of the most prolific months of the year for sports bettors but for a small portion of the population, the fun won’t end with the conclusion of a wager.
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