The poker gaming community is worried about the fact that Knox County bars and restaurants are no longer running poker tournaments. Many of them want to know the reasons for this. It has already been confirmed that Knox County bars and restaurants such as Stillhouse Tavern, Bucket Head Tavern, and Bailey’s Sports Grille no longer hold poker tournaments.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has suspended charity gaming operations at the Burton-based Palace Poker Room alleging that the poker room has introduced an illegal pay-to-play scheme, which has diverted over $100k from charitable institutions.
Mississippi poker rooms are running several exciting promotions and tournaments this fall. Gold Strike in Tunica has changed the timing of its annual winter tournament. As a result, the lucrative event will be held from October 31 to November 9, giving players the opportunity to enjoy their winter vacation without missing their favorite tournament. Besides, the event has larger prize pools this year and is expected to attract a larger player field. The best time to visit Gold Strike, therefore, is during the fall, although no promotions will be held during the above-mentioned event.
Bwin.party players have planned a boycott on Nov 1, which happens to be a Friday, in a bid to make known their grievances against the site. This plan was made as a result of a discussion on a Two Plus Two Forum thread that was begun on October 28.
Now that several US states are on the verge of legalizing online gambling, a large number of US players are going to sign up at licensed and regulated online poker rooms. The need of the hour is for online poker players to be able to share their personal information in a safe and secure manner with Internet gaming sites.
The online poker industry has grown tremendously in the last few years thanks to the availability of high-speed Internet connections and mobile poker gaming applications. This has in turn led to an increase in online poker revenue and the introduction of brand new poker games, apps, and tournament formats. The number of poker rooms, social networking sites offering gaming services, and mobile poker apps is on the rise.
The poker room of Tripper’s, a sports bar in Lansing, hosts several charity Texas Hold’em games at its 11 tables. There are forty such poker rooms all over Michigan, where funds are raised for charitable causes. In other words, Michigan’s charity gaming industry is booming.
Casino king Sheldon Adelson, who is the most vociferous of online gambling opponents, has attracted media attention again because he has commissioned a brand new study on US gambling. Adelson is the chief executive officer of Sands Group, which is among the world’s most powerful gaming companies.
The East Las Vegas Community Center is an exciting place to play a friendly game of poker. Most of the regulars at the card room are elderly people who enjoy talking about the good old days while playing no-stakes Texas Hold’em games.
The Sacramento City Council Law and Legislation Committee will discuss proposed regulations for poker clubs that plan to relocate to a hotel in North Sacramento. If the regulations are approved, these poker clubs will have to submit an application for conditional use permits. Poker club owners will also have to pay a permit fee of $8000 and appear for a public hearing before the planning commission of Sacramento.