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Gambling News 24-04-2019

How Playing Poker Re-Wires Your Brain for the Better

Imagine if your child came home one day and said ‘I’m quitting school to play poker.” What would you say? The “self-help book” parents would hug them, wish them all the best and swallow the vomit. The rest would kick them out and tell them not to come back until they’ve learned that the only successful people […]

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Gambling News 19-03-2019

Tropicana Opens Swanky New Trago Lounge

Tropicana has opened its new Trago Lounge, and we had to swing by for cocktails, video poker, a live DJ and mostly that first thing. Make sure to roll the “r” when you say Trago. It will make you seem worldly. “Trago,” of course, is the first person singular present indicative of “trazer” in Spanish. […]

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Gambling News 20-12-2018

Confirmed: Total Rewards Will Become Caesars Rewards

Caesars Entertainment has been kind enough to confirm a story we first broke back in October 2018: The company’s loyalty club, Total Rewards, will be rebranded as Caesars Rewards. We are not a psychic, we just play one on the Interwebs. The switch from Total Rewards to Caesars Rewards will take place Feb. 1, 2019. […]

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Gambling News 18-12-2018

2018 Battle of Malta Goes Stratospheric; New Highs to Come

A €2 million Main Event prize pool? 4,000+ entries? More record-setting side events with their own guarantees? The Battle of Malta poker festival, now owned by the Eden Group and Casino Malta, reached stratospheric heights in 2018 but, according to the team already planning next year’s festivities, that was just a taste of what’s to come […]

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Gambling News 18-12-2018

Player Hits Rare Sequential Royal Flush for $217,000 Jackpot

Lots of video poker players dream of hitting a royal flush. Some of us have even played on and off for, oh, 20 years and have never hit one. Not bitter. At all. One lucky video poker player at Red Rock Resort not only hit a royal, they hit a rare sequential royal flush. The […]

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Gambling News 25-10-2018

From 3,816 to 1! Julien Stropoli Wins 2018 Battle of Malta ME!

We have a winner! The 2018 Battle of Malta Main Event completed its quest to narrow 3,816 entries to just 1 and that sole survivor is France’s Julien Stropoli! A former Magic: The Gathering player and ascending poker pro Stropoli started the final table second-to-last in chips but showed no panic in working his way […]

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Gambling News 22-10-2018

A Quick Player's Guide to the 2018 Battle of Malta

Never been to the Battle of Malta? Or maybe you’ve visited past editions of the Battle of Malta and want to know what’s new and how things will be organized this year? Don’t sweat it. We’ve got your back with a quick run-through below of all the new additions, logistical changes and things to look […]

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Gambling News 15-10-2018

6-Day Live Stream, Tiffany's Bracelet Add Flash to 2018 BoM

A doubled, €1m guarantee. Patrik Antonius and Boris Becker. A massive new space capable of hosting 1,400+ players a day. Record pre-sales that portend a gigantic crush of players descending on the 2018 Battle of Malta. We’ve already hinted at some of the grand additions to what is already the best low buy-in poker festival […]

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