WSOP Birthplace Applies to Shuffle Up and Deal Online in Nevada

Ever since 1970, when Benny Binion gathered seven of the world’s best-known poker players to his Horseshoe Casino at 128 East Fremont Street for the first ever World Series of Poker, that tournament has captured the hearts and minds of poker players around the world. That was way back in the prehistoric poker playing Pleistocene … Read more

International Stadiums Poker Tour Adds Poker Pro Benyamine as Ambassador

“What?! Online poker tournaments where thousands of players participate both online and live in huge sports stadiums around the world? Are you crazy?” That had to be the response from at least a few proposed sponsors and venture capitalists approached by French businessman, politician, actor, singer, and TV host Bernard Tapie. He founded the International … Read more

Online Poker and Casino Gambling for Virtual Money Hits Facebook

For all of you Facebook fans out there, and there are certainly hundreds of millions of you, a brand-new virtual poker room and casino has just opened up on your favorite social network. RocketPlay is an online gaming company based in the United Kingdom, where multiple “play for pay” online betting services are allowed to legally operate. They recently opened the “Sports Casino” on Facebook, and it bears a striking resemblance to many of the real money online betting services that already operate in the UK and other countries. RocketPlay currently offers five casino games including a poker room and a sports book, which allow betting virtual money on the outcome of professional football, hockey, basketball and baseball games.

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