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”

Day 1b of 2015 WPT Canadian Spring Championship lead by Afriat

2015 partypoker.net World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship attracted 234 players on the second Day 1 flight and to the Poker Club situated outside of Montreal, Quebeck, Canada.

Adding the 136 players coming from first flight to the Saturday play would put the count of participants officially at 370 and this is the 14th Season’s is first stop  of the tour.
At the end of the day on Saturday, Eric Afriat, the 2014 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown champion grabbed the chip lead from a field of 102 players. The day for Afriat started hot, and he collected 90,000 hardly into the first level and half, though he encountered a few obstacles on the way be ultimately accounted to 212,200 and the consequent lead.
Jason Duval stood second with 188, 400 chips followed by Kevin Sing with 187,700 for the third spot. Jason Duval, winner of the 2013 World Series Poker bracelet and finalist of WPT Canadian Spring Championship ended the day on the top list along with Laurence Grondin, WSOP final tablist, Darryll Fish, the WSOP Circuit winner and also the Marvin Rettenmaier, the WPT Champions Club member.
The players to hit the rail at the end of the day included Mike Sexton, the Poker Hall of Fame m ember, Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion and Jonathan Jaffe, the 2014 WPT Montreal winner.

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Asher Connif Wins $ 973,00 Through Entering $15000 Tournament Accidently

Asher Connif, a Brooklyn man, is the lucky man who won the almost 1 million dollars by a mistake which he would like make again. He is a man who won the World Poker World Championship and got $973,000. The tournament was going on in April at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa which is in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is his second tournament that he won one after another; just a week before winning this tournament, he had also won one another tournament of $200,000 worth.

Asher Connif, 25 years old man, got chance to win around one million dollars tournament that is scheduled to 29 April through just selecting a wrong tournament on the Website of Borgata, The New York Daily News reported. For being qualified for this tournament chosen by wrong clicking on the website, he had to be successful in qualifying tournament that is called a 2,400 person satellite tournament that incorporates buy-in worth $15000. Continue reading “Asher Connif Wins $ 973,00 Through Entering $15000 Tournament Accidently”

HPO St. Louis Main Event is to start off this Saturday, Moneymaker to Defend His Title

Hollywood Poker Open (HPO) for the past week has been hosting the newest festival of it in St. Louis, Missouri and the venue is the Hollywood Casino. The poker festival featuring 34 events will be concluding with the Regional Main Event of $1,115 this Saturday, and this tournament will be tracked and reported live by PokerNews live blog.

Donnis peters the editor in chief of PokerNews was excited about the event and said, Hollywood Poker Open at the Hollywood Casino would be great and a lot of talks are doing the round about the chances of Chris Moneymaker, the defending champion of the event, making it for the second time. He further elaborated that Moneymaker’s chances are great as he has just come off the HPO Grantville final table and appear the favorite to win but just lagged behind.  This would also be an opportunity for Chris to make amends to one past and one future event, to salvage the lost event and regain his championship at St. Louis HPO.

The champion of the 2003 World Series Main Event is here to indeed to defend his title. Moneymaker won the last year event with prize money of $36,259 at HPO St. Louis which you can read about at our website. Continue reading “HPO St. Louis Main Event is to start off this Saturday, Moneymaker to Defend His Title”