Ryan Riess Proving Prophetic Again On The Verge History At WSOPE

Ryan Riess may not win the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event. The East Lansing, Michigan poker pro may not match the legendary Phil Hellmuth‘s tremendous feat of winning both the WSOP and WSOP Europe Main Event.

However, heading into the Day 5 of this year’s WSOP Europe Main Event at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic fourth in chips of the 12 players remaining, he’s certainly proven he’s more than capable of it and belongs in just about any conversation about the best poker players on the planet. read more

Six Plus Hold’em (Short Deck Poker) Among Latest PokerStars Offerings

PokerStars appears to be bringing the popular new poker variant, Six Plus Hold’em or Short Deck Poker, to its platform soon, according to a report at PokerFuse.

In recent months, the game has gained some traction in cash games and on the tournament scene in southeast Asia among high rollers. Some of the most well-known players in the world have gotten in on the Six Plus (Short Deck) bandwagon, including Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey, who began playing the game in 2015 in Macau. read more

The ‘LeBron James Of Poker’ Arrested For Running An Illegal New York Poker Game

The NYPD has arrested Geeta Singh for working an illegal poker game in New York. Singh called herself the “LeBron James of Poker” and was also allegedly found with stashes of cocaine and heroin.

Singh was arrested in Atlanta and flown to New York two weeks after the police raid on the game on Aug. 3. In the raid, a total of 32 people were arrested, $125,000 in cash was seized together with two pounds of cocaine. read more

Moneymaker PSPC Tour Kicks Off At Stones Gambling Hall Wednesday, Aug. 4

The first stop on the PokerStars Moneymaker PSPC Tour is just days away. The tour commemorating the 15th Anniversary of Chris Moneymaker’s improbable path to becoming the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion kicks off at Stones Gambling Hall on Aug. 4.

Each stop on the tour will feature an $86 buy-in Main Event, a nod to the buy-in of the online satellite Chris won on PokerStars that started his WSOP journey. read more

Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Keno in Local Bars and Restaurants

On May 1, the Pennsylvania Lottery begins modernizing its portfolio of offerings by adding games, venues, and wagering options. The changes are made possible through Pennsylvania’s 2017 gaming expansion law that passed last fall.

“We pride ourselves on responding to market conditions,” lottery executive director Drew Svitko said in a press release. “We recognize the opportunities presented by new technology and the need for modernizing our operations and points of purchase and the way we’re delivering products. read more

Don’t Expect The PA Online Lottery To Look At All Like A Casino

Pennsylvania Lottery fans still do not know exactly what titles will be available when the online lottery launches. However, thanks to some newly released iLottery regulations, we have some more clarity on what you should not expect to play online any time soon.

Most of the regulatory elements are expected. The PA Lottery will use similar identity verification and geolocation measures as the New Jersey regulated market. The regulations also make it abundantly clear that none of the products will bear any resemblance to any casino games. read more