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Crackdown on Oslo-Based Illegal Poker Clubs

Crackdown on Oslo-Based Illegal Poker Clubs

Norwegian authorities are now looking to crack down on the underground poker scene in Oslo. On Thursday, around 100 Norwegian police officers arrested operators of five poker clubs that have operated within the city. That’s a serious step towards implementing the rules and regulations when it comes to operating poker clubs. This crackdown is becoming […]

Poker Central to Launch New ‘Super High Roller Club’ Series

Poker Central to Launch New ‘Super High Roller Club’ Series

Renowned online poker operator and subscription service provider Poker Central announced this week that it would be debuting a six-episode poker lifestyle series dubbed the ‘Super High Roller Club.’ This new lifestyle series debuts today, February 26th, and it is being launched in partnership with Believe Entertainment Group. Hosted by veteran commentator Ali Nejad, the […]

Poker Players Are Most Likely Gambling on Other Games?

Poker Players Are Most Likely Gambling on Other Games?

Poker is a great game to play especially for those who love to strategize. However, in a study conducted by the Australian Gambling Research Centre, they’ve discovered that many poker players go into different forms of gambling that could impact a person’s mental health. If you’ve visited a casino before, you will notice that a […]

Is Poker Affected by Crypto Price Swings?

Is Poker Affected by Crypto Price Swings?

Unless you are living under the rock, you may have heard of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were all over the news especially last year. In fact, its popularity skyrocketed to the point wherein Bitcoin’s value reached almost $20,000 in mid-December of 2017. So what exactly does it have anything to do with poker? Do […]

Poker Central Partnership with 888Poker and NBC

Poker Central Partnership with 888Poker and NBC

NBC is bringing back poker in its programming for 2018. NBC Sports Group is planning to incorporate Poker Central programming for US broadcast of NBC SN. It is going to be available in both digital and linear platforms for the entire year. Another good news for poker fans is that NBC and Poker Central are […]

Poker Remains More Lucrative Than Sports Betting in Vegas

Poker Remains More Lucrative Than Sports Betting in Vegas

Though poker remains popular, it is no secret that it hasn’t really been performing in Las Vegas casinos. Since 2010, it has remained relatively flat while sports betting gained traction from many sports enthusiasts. But does it mean that poker is already not a good option for casinos? This isn’t exactly the case. In fact, […]

Gambling Steadily Declines as the Primary Source of Income for Nevada Casinos

Gambling Steadily Declines as the Primary Source of Income for Nevada Casinos

Nevada has been synonymous with casinos. Las Vegas has become the venue for many prize fights as well as gamblers trying their luck in casinos. But if you will look at the numbers, The Nevada casino’s gambling industry has been on a steady decline. Could this mean that Nevada is slowly changing? Could this mean […]

Boyd Gaming Acquires Its 29th Gaming Property

Boyd Gaming Acquires Its 29th Gaming Property

Boyd Gaming, a Nevada-based gaming company, announced on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 that they have signed an agreement to buy Valley Forge Casino for the price of $280.5-million. By the end of September 2018, the sale is expected to be complete. Who is Boyd Gaming? Boyd Gaming Corporation was originally founded by Sam Boyd in […]