Poker

Nila Davis (L) deals cards to Becky Lewis of Texas at a blackjack table with plexiglass safety shield dividers at Excalibur Hotel & Casino after the Las Vegas Strip
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Mitch Kelly
June 18, 2020 - 5:49 am
Citing a declining use of masks as the reason, the Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday is now requiring table game players to wear face coverings inside casinos if those tables do not have shields or partitions between players.
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World Series of Poker
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Mitch Kelly
June 09, 2020 - 6:26 am
With the flagship World Series of Pokerpostponed in Las Vegas due to COVID-19 concerns organizers have announced “World Series of Poker Online,” an online poker festival spanning two months.
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Paul Ihander
April 20, 2020 - 4:17 pm
World Series of Poker will be postponed from May until sometime in the Fall due to the safety concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hossein Ensan, of Germany, poses with the bracelet after winning the World Series of Poker main event, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 17, 2019 - 11:37 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title early Wednesday at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old native of Iran who immigrated to Germany 30 years ago became the oldest...
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July 16, 2019 - 5:37 am
Just three players remain in the World Series of Poker at the Rio.
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July 15, 2019 - 8:35 am
The final table of the Main Event at the World Series of Poker got underway Sunday night at the Rio.
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July 11, 2019 - 5:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former executive at a Los Angeles digital marketing company has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $20 million from his employer and using it for personal expenses including buy-ins at professional poker tournaments. The U.S. Attorney's Office says an indictment...
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July 11, 2019 - 7:36 am
Just 106 players remain in the main event of the World Series Of Poker.
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July 08, 2019 - 7:37 am
Final numbers are in for poker's marquee event.
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World Series of Poker
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June 28, 2019 - 8:48 am
Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer, owning a gold bracelet and having considerable bragging rights.
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