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Planet Hollywood set to Close its Poker Room on July 11th

Planet Hollywood set to Close its Poker Room on July 11th

According to an email sent to its employees, Planet Hollywood's poker room will close permanently on July 11th, 2021.

Daily Schedule Finalized for World Series of Poker's Return to Las Vegas in 2021

Daily Schedule Finalized for World Series of Poker's Return to Las Vegas in 2021

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has released its daily event schedule for 2021 as it makes a long-awaited return to Las Vegas following a 29-month hiatus. The event, hosted live at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, will run from September 30th — November 30th, 2021.

May 2021 Twitch Poker Analysis Shows Decline in Poker Streaming

May 2021 Twitch Poker Analysis Shows Decline in Poker Streaming

Analysis of the Twitch.tv Poker category reveals a decline in viewers, consumption, and broadcasters in May 2021. The Category Now Ranks 45th overall on Twitch ( down 8 spots since April)

Bovada Set to Quit New York State on June 21st as a Result of New Regulations and Restrictions

Bovada Set to Quit New York State on June 21st as a Result of New Regulations and Restrictions

Online poker room and sportsbook Bovada has announced that it is leaving the New York state market on the 21st June 2021. In an email sent to all registered customers residing in New York state, the company said that as a result of the newly introduced regulation and restrictions on players within the state, it has made the decision to shut down its New York operations.

PokerStars was "an illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate" - Ordered To Pay $100 Million Fine

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Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate has told the state that it can now collect $100 million in bonds from PokerStars. The bonds were posted through insurance companies following a December ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court that PokerStars was “an illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate” operating in the state.

WSOP Online 2021 Domestic Bracelet Series Full Schedule Released

WSOP Online 2021 Domestic Bracelet Series Full Schedule Released

The World Series of Poker has released the full schedule for the WSOP 2021 Online Bracelet Series for players in New Jersey and Nevada. 

Bristol City Council Places Ban on Gambling Ads

Bristol City Council Places Ban on Gambling Ads

Bristol City Council has approved a ban on gambling advertisements and sponsorship throughout the city in what is the first citywide council ban on gambling ads in the UK.

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