Atlantic City Casino Industry Shows 30% First Quarter Profit

The first quarter of the year looks to be very good for the casino industry in the Atlantic City.


The industry has recorded $139.2 million gross operating profit during the first quarter of 2017. This is a very good figure and what this amount means is that the casino industry has seen a growth rate of 30% when compared to its gross profits for the first quarter in 2016.

There is a boost in the earnings and collections overall in the casino industry. The amount collected by the casinos from Jan 1 to March 31 of 2017 is $816.7 million and the cash collected through casinos for the same period in 2016 was $803.1 million. This means that there is an increase of 1.7% cash take in this year than the last year for the first quarter period. The wins at the casino also have increased and this year it is $602 million of the total cash revenue, which is an increase of about 4% from the last year. Continue reading “Atlantic City Casino Industry Shows 30% First Quarter Profit”

Layne Flack Leads The Monster Stack

The Caribbean festival of the 2016 World Series of Poker third ring event is going at the Casino Royale.


The event has the presence of 109 players. And this is a re-buy event. The additional 27 re-entries increased the field of the game to the 136 entries in total. Now, 136 players will fight to make it to the final table of the event. The event has the prize pool of $40,800 and players till the top 15th position will get a minimum amount of $690. On the other hand, the winner of the event will get an elusive WSOP Circuit ring and a cash amount of $11,400.

As the game started, the field of 136 players did not manage to remain in the game for a long time. After 15 levels in the match that went for 30 minutes each, the field gets shortened to just 29. In the game, the player, Layne Flack with 363,500 claimed the lead. While, Willie Janssen with 237,000 in the $365 Six-Handed Event finished 3rd.

Other notables and big stacks in the invent include Christophe Enrici (139,000), Chan Ping Hsiung (163,000), Benjamin Perez (89,500), Devaul Fenton (113,000), Dominik French (49,000) and Robert Cheung (74,000). Continue reading “Layne Flack Leads The Monster Stack”

2017 Dates Of The WSOP Released

The biggest tournament series of poker organized by the World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been scheduled and its date is released.


This will the 48th tournament series of WSOP.

The venue of the 2017 WSOP is once again the same Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. The event will start on 30th May on Tuesday. The event will conclude with the final table that will take place on 17th of July 2017.

Executive Director of WSOP Ty Stewart said, “The entire team of WSOP is busy in finalizing the things. As far as the event of 2017 is concerned, then it is going to be almost similar to last year one. However, some twist will be added in it to give it a fresh feel. Various options have been introduced in the tournament to satisfy all the players that are going to participate in the tournament.” Continue reading “2017 Dates Of The WSOP Released”

Noah Schwartz: A Star Poker Player

United States of America the country of talents where people are very much talented and innovative this country.


This country is giving very much talented people to the entire world in terms of every field they are talented in almost all the fields.Player from Bay Harbor Islands, Florida United States Of America. Very much skilled and much more talented in the game always comes with the winning spirit and have a positive and a happy attitude. When he began with his poker career he was a good player at the national level but there are times when people get weak and by this the spirit of the player did not get down he brought up more positive attitude and played with more concentration and passion towards the game.

He has many followers and people are very much impressed by his playing skills and tricks. From his total followers, 24,152 people talking about his game and his playing tricks he is a very unique and a professional poker player. Continue reading “Noah Schwartz: A Star Poker Player”

About Trump Taj Mahal Casino

Poker also has iconic destinations and the Trump Taj Mahal had been one of them. Many even stated that it was the eighth wonder of the world.


However, that is a casino that closed its doors recently. For those who have never been there or heard of it, Trump Taj Mahal was located in Atlantic City. It has closed its doors from 10th October. As the presidential elections come with it might be a coincidence or not that the casino has closed its doors.

Many say that the casino was a landmark destination for poker lovers and it would surely be missed. Among the poker rooms that have been around, it definitely earned considerable fame. Not only has it been the favorite haunt of many players, it has been the place where several movies like Rounders was shot. Brian Koppleman says that the scene between Johnny Chan and Matt Damon was inspired by the stint he pulled at WSOP at this venue against Phil Hellmuth. He echoes the sentiments of most players regarding the place. It is a venue where one can go to play and not have to worry about violating laws. It was also a venue where the best players gathered and hence, one could really study the game and get better at it.
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Poker Central believes that it has a winning hand with new cable channel

Skinny cable-channel packages are the newest trend as media executives recognize that there are so many twenty-four-hour cable channels that can introduce, or that the people in America have time to watch. A new 24 hour poker channel is all set to be introduced for the fifty-five million poker fans across the nation.
In an interview recently, Clint Stinchomb, the CEO of Poker Central, told that more people play poker compared to golf or tennis. Tennis is a micro-niche. Poker is not a micro-niche. This is a huge market. Stinchomb told that both ESPN and Fox televise big-money poker events.
Recently, Poker Central declared that they have signed their very first distribution contract with a Toledo cable system. Stinchomb anticipated more announcements this year. Apart from Toledo, poker fans could access Poker Central application through Amazon Fire, Roku, Xbox and Apple TV, said Stinchomb. These platforms are backed by Comcast, said a spokeswoman. Continue reading “Poker Central believes that it has a winning hand with new cable channel”