Anthony Zinno Beats Vanesa Selbst to Take the 2013 WPT Open in Borgata

September 27, 2013

The World Poker Tournament held in Boragata ended on September 20, this year with Anothony Zinno taking the spoils after eight levels of gameplay. 32 year old Zinno, defeated Team PokerStars Pro, Vanesa Selbst with a $825,099 win in a heads up round. Zinno finished on top of the six finalists after playing 143 hands to have his name etched on the World Poker Tournament Champions Cup. The Table at the end of the showed Anthony Zinno in pole position with Vanesa Selbst having to settle for $492,569 and Cong Pham in third place with $301,225.  Read more

CEO of 888 Discusses Interstate Compacts, WSOP Site Launch and Lot More

September 19, 2013

Poker players in the state of Nevada have been having quite an exciting week. On Monday, there was an announcement made by the World Series of Poker regarding its online real-money poker operation. The site is all set to launch on September 19th. Poker players were at the receiving end of more exciting news on Tuesday, when the doors were opened to WSOP.com. This wasn’t exactly expected, and the site invited pre-registered players to visit and participate in the real-money gaming action, before the rest of the state had a chance to do so.  Read more

Caesars Planning to Start Internet Poker Service This Week in Nevada

September 16, 2013

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is considered to be the largest casino owner in the United States of America. According to its latest announcement, the casino will be offering real money internet poker in the state of Nevada starting from September 19th. This will make Caesars the second operator in the country to offer regulated online poker, ever since internet gambling was once again legalized in the month of February. Read more

‘The Grind’ Draws the Attention of the Poker Industry on YouTube

September 4, 2013

Even though television has been broadcasting poker events, it has been on topics related to tournaments. There are other media outlets that have provided the dramatic element to poker, which the television broadcasts lacked. ‘Runner Runner’ is going to be released soon and is churning up quite a lot of interest in the poker community. Other poker documentaries that have blazed the trail are All In and Bet Raise Fold.  Read more