Flutter Entertainment Acquires The Stars Group in $6B Deal

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Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair) has entered into an agreement to purchase The Stars Group, owner of PokerStars. The sale price is an incredible $6 billion. Read on to find out what this means for online poker.

Caesars Entertainment Sells Rio Hotel & Casino for $516.3M

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Caesars Entertainment has sold the iconic Rio Hotel & Casino for an incredible $516.3 million. Does this mean that the World Series of Poker is gone now? Or will it continue at some other arena? Keep reading for all the details.

Cricket Legends Slot Review: Have Your Innings + Hit a Sixer!

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Cricket Legends is a proprietary slot that can only be found at Bodog, Bovada, Ignition and several other casinos in the same group. We give you the lowdown about whether or not this title actually captures the spirit of the sport.

PokerStars to Lay Off 180 Workers After €400,000 Dutch Fine

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PokerStars was hit with a fine of €400k for transacting illegally in the Netherlands. The company is also cutting jobs at multiple locations. It's no secret that the company's financial results have been disappointing lately, and we have a few ideas as to why this is.

Morgan Stanley: Bots Pose Threat to 3 Online Poker Firms


The phenomenon of poker bots has plenty of people worried, including analyst Ed Young of the prominent firm Morgan Stanley. We'll give you the inside scoop on whether or not this is a real threat or much ado about nothing.

Spin the Wheel Table Game Review: Twirl and Win Big Bucks!

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Spin the Wheel from Bodog has a very basic concept: pick a number, and spin a wheel. But can casino gameplay this simplistic really deliver the excitement that players are looking for? We took this wheel for a spin in order to find out.

REVIEW: Shuffle 512, Austin TX - The Member Fees Worth It?

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Does Shuffle 512, a new entrant to the Austin, TX, poker scene, live up to its potential? We've taken a look at the games, the quality of the dealers and staff, and other relevant factors to bring you the answer. Keep reading to find out more about the Shuffle 512 membership card room.

PLO From Square One: Part VI - C-Betting & Related Topics

C-betting, Floating, and Similar PLO Topics

Hold'em aficionados don't have to remain content with just two hole cards because we show them how to transition over to the dark arts with our detailed guide, Pot Limit Omaha Poker From Square One.

In the sixth part of our eight-parter, we consider continuation betting: when to do it, when to avoid it, and how to size your c-bets. We also cover what to do when facing check-raises, floats, and other nefarious tricks that your opponents may be planning to attempt against you.

Stampede Slot Review: Elephant-Sized Wins Possible

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Stampede is a slot title from Betsoft with a relatively uncommon 5 x 4 reel structure and superb graphics. If you're wondering how this game works and what kinds of wins are possible, then keep reading as we explain it all.

Review: The Lodge, Round Rock, TX (Austin) Worth a Drive?

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The Lodge Poker Club in Round Rock, TX, serves the Austin area. It's a membership cardroom, which means you pay time and membership fees rather than rake. Read our review to find out what games you can play, what the tournaments are like, and the amenities that management provides to its customers.