Live Poker Tournaments Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

March 13, 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and as expected it has had a significant impact on several sectors across the globe. The gambling industry has been one of the most affected sectors as seen from the slowdown of business in gambling havens like Macau. Now, other related sectors are increasingly beginning to feel the impact of the outbreak. For instance, the NBA has recently canceled its season due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was not very surprising considering the gravity of the matter at hand. On a similar note, the March Madness… Read More

Pennsylvania Online Gaming to Go Live on July 15

April 23, 2019

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have finally announced the official launch date of the state’s online gaming industry. In a letter that was addressed to the Keystone State’s 13 licensed casino operators, Kevin O’Toole, the gaming control board’s executive director, revealed that the operators who interactive gaming licenses have been approved will be able to begin operating on July 15. “We know many of you have been diligently working toward the launch of interactive gaming. Consistent with our pledge near the beginning of this process … the Board intends to launch a coordinated timeframe for the commencement of I-Gaming… Read More

Wynn Summer Classic Results

Wynn Resorts
June 22, 2018

Wynn Resorts needed a bit of good press and the summer classic poker tournament is helping with that. Wynn has been in the news regarding sexual allegations. The 2018 Wynn Summer Classic is just what the casino might need to show that the operations are further from Steve Wynn than ever. The Summer Classic finished Tuesday, June 19, 2018. It was a $1,100 entry for a no-limit hold’em tournament. The festival managed to attract more people this year than in years’ past. The prize pool was also set at $1 million, which ended up doubling because of the players at… Read More

Austrian Based Poker Player, Tankaza Wins $1.1M

Spring Championship of Online Poker
May 26, 2018

The Spring Championship of Online Poker Main event, Tankaza, an Italian residing in Austria won a historical payout of $1.1m. He was one of the 5 finalists based in Austria. The win was a game of chance strategy where the winner refused a heads-up deal from Julien Stuer that handed him the victory. The buy-in for the game was $10,300. This is not the first of Tankaza’s wins; he was the best in last year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). To win the championship, he had been awarded a Platinum Pass. But was it not for Julien Stuer, things… Read More