A 24-year-old Maryland poker professional has won the World Series of Poker main event, lasting roughly 12 hours in a marathon card session to push past his last opponents for the $8.53 million title.
Nevada gambling regulators have approved three companies’ plans to participate in Internet poker sites accessible only within state boundaries, although the sites themselves have a few hurdles to clear.
A southwest Las Vegas casino could be the first to operate an online poker site within Nevada’s borders.
A divorce case involving poker pro Phil Ivey has the Nevada Supreme Court considering whether judges should sit out cases involving people from whom they’ve accepted campaign contributions.
Organizers say the 2012 World Series of Poker attracted almost 6,600 entries for the marquee Main Event tournament in Las Vegas. That means the winner of the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em World Championship will take home about $8.5 million.
Competition continues for the richest payout in poker history. A total of 48 players each paid one-million dollars for the “Big One For One Drop” tournament.
The largest-ever buy-in poker tournament kicks off this weekend in Las Vegas. The “Big One for One Drop” is taking place during the annual World Series of Poker event.
A California blackjack dealer has won the first bracelet in the World Series of Poker tournament.
Poker’s richest event is underway in Las Vegas. Thousands of players from more than 100 countries have entered the annual World Series of Poker tournament.
A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at this year’s World Series of Poker will generate the richest top prize in poker history at more than $12 million — and potentially more if there are additional players.