Month: December 2020

WSOP Main Event final table delayed to January 3rd due to travel complications

December 30, 2020

The final table of the WSOP Main Event has been postponed to Sunday, January 3rd at 5pm PST due to travel complications resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Damian Salas was initially scheduled to play the winner of the domestic final table today (December 30th), but Salas had been denied entry to the United States. The […]

200 Simplex partners can now issue cryptocurrency debit cards

December 30, 2020

Israeli fintech company Simplex announced that it has become a principal member of Visa in Europe.  The development means that Simplex’s 200 partner companies are now able to issue cryptocurrency-powered debit cards to their customers. In a release, Simplex noted, “Simplex will be able to offer new solutions to the complex limitations users of digital […]

Elon Musk has a prediction about cryptocurrency and Mars

December 30, 2020

Should man settle on Mars, cryptocurrency is going to be the only currency used When it comes time for man to jump the universal horizon and set up camp permanently on Mars, there will come a time that money will be needed. It won’t be one of the first issues – early settlers won’t be […]

Hawaii gov likely to resist casino measure

December 30, 2020

The chances of any casino being approved by Hawaii Governor David Ige are slim to none The Hawaiian Homes Commission (HHC) recently approved a proposition by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) to consider a casino as a way to pick up much-needed revenue. The DHHL is responsible for assisting indigenous Hawaiians and one […]

Five top US TV broadcasts this year were New Orleans Saints games

December 30, 2020

The Saints have proven to be a huge hit with TV viewers through 2020 The New Orleans Saints deserve a pat on the back for several reasons. The most obvious is for taking the NFC South, but they have also proven to be a success on the screen. According to a report by Sportico.com, the […]

New York legislators put together mobile sports gambling packages

December 30, 2020

The Empire State might see expanded sports gambling options early in 2021 New York State needs some help. It could be said that it needs help in more ways than one, but, specifically, it needs economic help. The state is facing a budget shortfall that is in the tens of billions of dollars because of […]

New, extensive study refutes claim that video games lead to violence

December 30, 2020

Parents can feel better about their children playing video games after a study about violence in games There have already been a number of studies that have disproven the belief that violent video games lead to violent behavior, but it doesn’t hurt to have another one. The latest was conducted over a ten-year period and […]

Team Queso signs partnership with Twitch and ESPAT

December 30, 2020

The Spain-based eSports organization is ready to take the industry by storm Team Queso, an eSports organization out of Spain, wants the whole world to know what it’s up to. It has announced two new partnerships that it expects to help it deliver its message to every corner of the globe quickly, getting ready to […]

What one poker pro would go back and tell his former self about the game

December 30, 2020

Matthew Wheat has learned a lot about what it takes to survive at the poker tables After developing a taste for both NLHE and PLO, Matthew Wheat has become somewhat of an authority on poker and how to succeed at the game. As with most players, he’s learned through trial and fire and understands first-hand […]

DNegs still behind, but trying to catch up on grudge match

December 30, 2020

Several recent wins in the ongoing heads-up battle give Negreanu a fighting chance The heads-up poker battle between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk wears on, with Polk still commanding a massive lead. DNegs has been able to find some wins as the competition has reached the halfway mark, but not enough to overcome his huge […]

NFL Week 17 odds updated at Americas Cardroom

December 30, 2020

We’ve reached the final week of the NFL regular season and it’s gonna be a great one with playoff spots up for grabs and lots of teams fighting for playoff positioning. A quick look at the schedule below shows that it is all division games. There are seven games starting at 1pm ET and then […]

San Francisco poker room cancels NYE party after invite list topping 4,000 people revealed

December 29, 2020

A poker room in the Bay area has cancelled its private New Year’s Eve party after word got out that over 4,000 people were slated to attend. Graton Resort & Casino had posted on social media that they planned to close early on December 31st to accommodate a private party. While the post didn’t mention […]

Ripple to be taken off Coinbase as of January 19

December 29, 2020

The crypto platform is suspending trading of XRP due to a lawsuit from the SEC A lawsuit against Ripple and its XRP cryptocurrency announced by the company a week ago has already caused major issues for the crypto project. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is going after Ripple for allegedly violating securities laws and, […]

Washington tribal casino set to almost double its size

December 29, 2020

The Spokane Tribe is preparing to make a major investment to increase its Airway Heights casino While many commercial casinos across the US were forced to close for long periods of time this year because of COVID-19, a lot of the tribal casinos remained open. With some exceptions, these are not required to follow state […]

New Orleans Saints to meet AFC South winner in newly-expanded season next year

December 29, 2020

The new schedule for the NFL next season is already starting to be set We’re not even done with the current NFL season, and the next season is already being put into place. The new 2021 season is going to include an additional game, in part, to help teams ease the pressure brought on by […]

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