Global Poker’s second major tournament series, the Grizzly Games, was a smashing success with nearly double the guaranteed prize pools.
Less than a month after the $920 million Resorts World Catskills opened its doors, another new casino is launching just outside of Syracuse, NY.
While the staffers at Resorts World Catskills are eager to open the $1.2 billion casino on Feb. 8, not many others are enthusiastic about yet another commercial NY casino.
The Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee had a busy week, voting through the online poker bill and holding a hearing on sports betting.
The credit agency Moody’s does not have high hopes for del Lago Casino. The group downgraded the casino’s rating to negative, and says nothing but a revenue bump or debt restructuring will help.
The New York Senate is ready to consider how to handle sports betting. They will hold a committee hearing on the subject later this month.
Poker players now have a reason to keep celebrating after New Year’s Eve. Globalpoker.com , the host of the 2017 Eagle Cup ($1.25M in winnings), is ramping up the intensity in 2018. Global Poker officially announced the 2018 Grizzly Games. …
A new year is upon us, which means a new start at trying to make online poker legal in the state of New York. With the state facing budget woes, it could happen.
Thanks to a legal push from the Buffalo Sabres charity arm, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new bill into law explicitly allowing online charity gambling.
While lawmakers J. Gary Pretlow and John Bonacic are confident New York is ready to offer sports betting, other legal experts have some concerns.