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Great Hambletonian Charity & Casio Night Event

The Hambletonian Party and Casino Night Charity program will take place on 3rd August at Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey. The event will benefit two charity centers namely the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame and the Standardbred Retirement Foundation. Those who are keen can be a part of the event for some fun and raise funds for charities. Once you buy tickets at $50 per head, you can avail open bar, dinner, dessert and casino chips worth $25.


Mission Impossible: Mike Matusow’s Boldness

The mouth goes for first win in ninth appearance

The “Mission Impossible” table of Season 4 of Poker After Dark raised the stakes in table talk and tension when the 0-8 Mike Matusow was tasked to defeat five previous PAD champs. David Williams, Gavin Smith, Clonie Gowen, Phil Laak and Phil Hellmuth each took turns needling Matusow in their own way -but ultimately Gowen won.

Hellmuth put Matusow in a negative space at the start, where Matusow mucked ace-king preflop.


Burman Is Now Planning For A Poker Makeover In India

India has mistakenly taken poker as Teen Patti.

It has the same kind of image that other card games in India has and thus, one of the main organizers of Poker Sports League (PSL) Amit Burman, also the Dabur’s Vice Chairman hopes to do the makeover of poker’s image in India.


Deeb Lost 3rd Title, Finished Second

The World Poker Tour Legends of Poker (WPTFOP) – at the Main Event $3,700 buy-in attracted 786 participants to the Bicycle Casino in California – turned to be an affair full of excitement.

Freddy Deeb, in the early year of the tour made the name for him and was hoping WPT title for the third time in record-tying. This would put Deeb alongside Carlos Mortensen, Anthony Zinno and Gus Hansen.

These are the only players who accomplish the feat.


Virginia Senator Proposes Poker Bill

The state of Virginia sees a change in gambling legislation as Senator Louise Lucas has proposed that an amendment be made to existing laws which will showcase poker as a skill based game.

This will help overcome some obstacles that many online poker rooms are facing as per the old gambling laws that prevail in this state.


Amin Rozani And Indian Poker

In India, Goa is one of the states that have a legal status for poker and other gambling venues to run.


Carrel Wins First WCOOP Title

Charlie Carrel has gotten his first World Championship of Online Poker at Event 31.

He takes down the event for $60,040.79. He entered the Event 31 with $215, No Limit Hold’em Rebuy with 772 other opponents. As there was a very strong field of participants with 512 re-buys and 612 add-ons, the prize pool was at a whooping $385,091 and it was split among the top 98 finishers in the event.


Cyprus all set to cast their vote on Casino Legislation on 10th March

Almost 2 years after the authorities in Cyprus declared their intention to let a casino resort to be built in the island’s southern part, the bill that would seal the contract is ready to be brought to the Parliament.

On 10th March, the House of Representatives of Cyprus would vote on a little piece of legislation which covers the construction of the 1st incorporated casino resort of Republic of Cyprus, an institution similar to those that already stays there in Northern region of the island.


Casino Owner James Packer gets in physical altercation with a worker, reports

James Packer, the Australian casino tycoon, reportedly got into a physical fracas with a worker at his Melbourne casino after the security personnel apparently could not recognize him. A report from a leading British daily stated that the security personnel did not allow Packer as well as another executive into an undisclosed part of the casino on day of the New Year’s that prompted James to shout and push him aside, alleged the worker.


Biggest Winner of the Week according to Online Railbird Report is Isaac Haxton

Next week the 2015 World Series Poker starts.

Before the beginning of the Super Bowl of Poker players were engaged with PokerStars in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). The online poker tournament had plenty of famous names to boast which include Jason Mercier, with an amazing three titles to his credit, but online games this week also included big online headlines such as Chris Moorman, with his 25th Triple Crown and Viktor “Isildur 1” Blom with his decision to take on live streaming for the first time on Twitch.