Liv Boeree, a female professional poker player, wants to become a female version of Brian Cox.
The online gambling industry in Spain is not exactly booming, a fact that has been made clear by several poker media reports. Last month, it came to light that gross gambling revenues generated by licensed online gambling sites in Spain fell by 10 percent during the second quarter of this fiscal year. The total gambling revenue generated was $73.6 million.
WSOP.com, the second licensed and regulated online poker room in Nevada, was launched a couple of weeks back. A brand belonging to Caesars Interactive Entertainment, the launch of WSOP.com was much anticipated, and the online poker community is very much interested in knowing how WSOP.com is doing at present.
Runner Runner, a new movie starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake, has not yet been launched, but features prominently in the fight for online gambling regulation in the US. Although Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake might not accept it, they were both playing important roles in the fight for online gaming legalization several hours before the opening of the movie.
The six finalists of the World Poker Tour (WPT) 2013 Borgata Poker Open, an event that attracted a field as large as 1,189 poker players, returned to play for the pot on Friday. Anthony Zinno, a 32-year-old poker pro from Rhode Island, beat female poker pro Vanessa Selbst of Team PokerStars in the heads-up match and won the first-place prize of $825,099 along with a free seat worth $25k to the WPT Championship.
Card Player in partnership with poker pro Jonathan Little is going to provide free poker training in the form of live webinars, to those who aspire to become great poker players. Little has won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Event twice and has agreed to present a series of live webinars on how to play poker successfully.
Howard Stutz, who writes for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, said something that everybody associated with the online poker industry had become aware of ever since Nevada licensed online poker in 2011—that the Silver State will have to get into interstate online poker agreements in order to increase player pool size for its licensed online poker rooms.
The Western Classic Poker Championship 2013, which was being held at Crown Perth Poker, has come to an end with Darcy Dixon emerging as its champion. Iori Yogo won the Western Classic Player of the Championship title.
Gambling experts have been predicting that New Jersey and Nevada will sign interstate online poker compacts to merge player pools and create liquidity next year. A few days back, online gambling regulators in Nevada were discussing various changes that need to be implemented into the regulatory structure in order to make the signing of interstate online poker compacts possible.
The judge has permitted professional poker player Abe Mosseri, one of the accused in an illegal gaming case, to visit Las Vegas to play real money poker. Mosseri is currently out on bail. The judge agreed with Mosseri when he argued that he is a professional poker player who has to earn his living till the court delivers the verdict on his case.