Month: July 2020

Our latest software release is loaded with new features

July 31, 2020

Have you launched the ACR poker client lately? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on some exciting new features.  Check out this video for a rundown of what’s new as of our July 22nd software update. We think you’ll love these three enhancements: Tournament Summaries Poker players have been requesting tournament summaries for years and […]

Déjà vu as two Million Dollar Jackpots popped in consecutive days

July 31, 2020

It’s not just the $7 Million Venom that’s sending shivers up and down the spines of poker players. Million Dollar Jackpots are attracting players to the tables in droves — and pumping out some big winners along the way. On July 27th at 6:47pm ET, three players hit a $50,000 jackpot after dropping down $50 […]

Cryptocurrency exchange Diginex to go public in September

July 31, 2020

The exchange has signed a reverse merger that will allow it to become a publicly-traded company In a $300 million reverse merger with 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp., which is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, a cryptocurrency exchange company, Diginex, is going to go public in about a month. As confirmed by Diginex CEO Richard […]

Harrah’s New Orleans loses appeal in fight over $50-million tax bill

July 31, 2020

The casino resort doesn’t believe it should pay taxes on comped hotel rooms A case in court had the state of Louisiana and Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans fighting over a pending tax bill that might be worth $50 million. An appeals court in Baton Rouge ruled that the casino owes this money to the […]

The New Orleans Saints add two new players to the roster

July 31, 2020

As the NFL season approaches, the Saints are filling out the team to make a run on the Lombardi Trophy The New Orleans Saints franchise has been working on filling out the last two spots of its 90-man roster, which is now ready, and which will include two new faces in the organization. Veteran receiver […]

Massachusetts puts sports gambling on the back burner

July 31, 2020

The Massachusetts House says yes to sports gambling, but the Senate says not yet On Wednesday, the Massachusetts lawmakers from the Senate chamber voted on the ENDURE act that was already passed by the House. However, they approved the legislation without including the language that would have legalized sports betting in the state. It looked […]

2K signs agreement with the NFLPA for its non-simulation football video game

July 31, 2020

The latest agreement follows one signed a few months ago between the developer and the NFL Earlier this year, the video game developer 2K signed an agreement with the NFL for the creation of football games that showcase NFL teams and its trademarks. This agreement includes permission for 2K to use the players’ numbers, names, […]

Twitch partners with Atlanta-based nonprofit to launch new eSports league

July 31, 2020

The streaming platform and Cxmmunity will launch an eSports endeavor for HBCU schools As the eSports industry continues to grow, more leagues are being set up. The latest announcement came from the game streaming platform Twitch that has announced a new partnership with an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization, Cxmmunity, which is dedicated to promoting the participation […]

Negreanu accepts Polk’s heads-up challenge to see who’s the better player

July 31, 2020

The two poker pros plan on duking it out at the tables to see who is better After so many back and forth messages between two of the greatest poker players in the world, Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk have finally agreed on the terms of a potential challenge issued by Polk. No one thought it […]

A whopping 145 Venom tickets guaranteed through Sunday in Venom Fever

July 30, 2020

The $7 Million Venom is heating up, with two of the four Day 1 events already in the books. And right now, we’re on pace to hit over $8 million in guaranteed prize money, well above the $7 million that’s guaranteed. If you’d rather not shell out the $2,650 buy-in, you can storm your way […]

ACR Player qualifies for Venom with $3.80 Cyclone

July 30, 2020

Our $7 Million GTD Venom tourney has had a tremendous start with Days 1A and 1B. There were 1,517 total entrants, with players either buying-in directly for $2,650 or qualifying for far less via several different ways. One of those lucky players was “ryguyguy31”. He went into a Cyclone for just $3.80 (level 4) and […]

Special $1 Venom raffle could make you a millionaire



July 30, 2020

Got a buck? It might just lead to $1,000,000 in your pocket. Because if the $7 Million GTD Venom hits a final prize pool of $14 million or more, you could find yourself playing in a 9-man Sit & Go for another $1 million. And you don’t even have to play the Venom to enter […]

Ledger cryptocurrency wallet system suffers massive target breach

July 30, 2020

The breach wasn’t discovered for almost a month Perhaps the biggest threat to the cryptocurrency industry is the constant attacks perpetrated by hackers who are looking for different ways to get a hold of more digital assets. One of the most recent attack was made to the popular hardware wallet creator for digital assets, Ledger, […]

Nevada’s casinos make a return, but revenue stays in the dumps

July 30, 2020

Revenue is down almost 50% compared to last year Amid the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the gambling venues are doing their best to start recovering from nearly three months of no business. Even though casinos in Nevada received the green light to get back to business as of June 4, the process of recovering […]

New Orleans Saints wide receiver becomes latest to make it to the NFL Network’s top 100 list

July 30, 2020

The Saints have seen a lot of their players make it to the top 100 this year As the NFL reveals more names of the top 100 players of the league, another player from the New Orleans Saints has been included, but this time among the top ten places. Wide receiver Michael Thomas came out […]

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