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What are the odds of staying on budget in Las Vegas?

What are the odds of staying on budget in Las Vegas?

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. It’s an old adage that alludes to all the possible scenarios that could potentially play out on a trip to sin city. You know, gambling sprees, alcoholic binges or snap weddings at a drive through chapel. Have you seen the movie The Hangover?...

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WSOP 2020 Gives Daily Deepstack and Cash Game Details

WSOP 2020 Gives Daily Deepstack and Cash Game Details

The latest announcement from the World Series of Poker provided information about the 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas that pertains to non-bracelet action. Most of the press releases in the past three months revealed pieces of the schedule of gold bracelet events, which now total 101 tournaments. The latest involves...

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How to Avoid Coronavirus in Casinos and Gambling Halls

How to Avoid Coronavirus in Casinos and Gambling Halls

It is the top news story in most countries around the world. Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has been spreading quickly. What started in a Chinese city has traveled around the world is now an outbreak of a disease that knows no boundaries. Coronavirus in Canada Canada has not been immune. Through...

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Registration Details for 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

Registration Details for 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

The World Series of Poker is prepared to host the largest series of tournaments in its 51-year history. This summer’s 2020 WSOP will offer 101 gold-bracelet tournaments. Of those, there will be 87 be held live at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and 14 tournaments offered...

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Waugh Introduces 2020 Single-Event Sports Betting Bill

Waugh Introduces 2020 Single-Event Sports Betting Bill

Members of the Canadian Parliament have done it before. Nearly every year in the recent past, someone has introduced a bill to amend the Criminal Code with regard to sports betting. For several reasons, though, there is optimism surrounding the bill introduced by MP Kevin Waugh last week. First Look,...

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Less Payouts, Less Entertaining: Celebrating National Blackjack Day

Less Payouts, Less Entertaining: Celebrating National Blackjack Day

Chris Georgieff is your typical gambler. A marketing executive and businessman, he travels a lot and finds himself in Las Vegas a few times each year. He usually stays on the strip, and he loves to play blackjack. He is not a card counter or an advantage player, he just...

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Blackjack Strategy: Games With 4 To 8 Decks

Blackjack Strategy: Games With 4 To 8 Decks

Blackjack is one of the most popular games in a casino, but many rookies fail to make one key observation before they sit down and play: checking how many decks are in the game. That’s important to note because the number of cards in the deck changes the odds for...

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Top 4 Weekends to Attend 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

Top 4 Weekends to Attend 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

This week, the World Series of Poker announced that the schedule posted on its website is final. The 2020 WSOP is nearly ready, only missing event numbers and structure sheets. WSOP executives plan to reveal some series “enhancements” for the 2020 summer series, but the schedule itself is “finalized.” There...

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Playground Poker Kicks Off Two Series and Power Weekend

Playground Poker Kicks Off Two Series and Power Weekend

As the Canadian poker hub of Playground Poker prepares to celebrate ten years in business, the poker club is lining up more events than ever. Located in Kahnawake, Quebec, Playground is giving players even more of a reason than usual to head to the club in 2020. Having just wrapped...

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Top Pro Puts His Stamp of Approval on Schedule & Structure of 2020 World Series of Poker

Top Pro Puts His Stamp of Approval on Schedule & Structure of 2020 World Series of Poker

Allen ‘Chainsaw’ Kessler has been chopping down the competition on the poker circuit for years now. He has amassed more than $4 million in tournament earnings, and according to the Global Poker Index, ranks 10th all-time in cashes’ with close to 400 worldwide. At the game’s marquis event, the World...

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