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Should Poker Pros Be More Practical with Staking Markup?

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 29th, 2019

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Poker tournament pros typically offer staking deals to potential investors with a markup. The markup is the price that tourney pros charge based on their history of success. For example, a poker pro who sells 50% of their action at 1.2:1 markup is asking investors to cover 60% of the buy-in(s). Meanwhile, both sides will still split 50% of the profits. These types of staking deals ramp up around WSOP time. But a few of this year’s packages have drawn serious criticism. In particular, Johnnie “JohnnieVibes” Moreno and Allen Kessler were bashed by certain pros over their markup asking prices. …

Will 2019 Be the Last Year the Rio Hosts the WSOP?

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 23rd, 2019

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The Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino has been hosting the World Series of Poker since 2005. However, recent rumors suggest that the world’s largest poker extravaganza might need a new home after 2019. According to a Las Vegas insider, the Rio could be sold and demolished in the near future. Caesars Entertainment will undoubtedly need to search for another location in this event. That said, let’s discuss the rumors involving the Rio and where the WSOP might end up. Rio Could be Sold to Make Way for a High Speed Train The Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino isn’t the newest …

Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew Leaves PokerStars – Tired of Daily Grind & Streaming

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 15th, 2019

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Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew was a sponsored pro with Team PokerStars Online for almost a decade. However, he recently made the decision to part ways with PokerStars. Lew has made his name by putting in an insane amount of volume on the Stars cash tables. Nanonoko has also become one of the most-prolific Twitch streamers. But he’s tired of the daily grind and having to constantly stream his sessions. You can see more about Lew’s decision to leave PokerStars below, along with a recap of his outstanding poker career. Lew Grateful for His Poker Profits & Friends Nanonoko and PokerStars appear …

2019 WSOP Europe Schedule Officially Complete – See New Tournaments

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 9th, 2019

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The 2019 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) schedule is officially set after some revisions. This premiere tournament series will feature 10 bracelet events running from October 13 to November 4. These tourneys will combine to offer €14 million in guaranteed prize money. King’s Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic will once again serve as the WSOPE host for the third straight year. This is no surprise when considering the WSOP’s desire to make King’s Resort a long-term home. WSOP Directly Gregory Chochon gave some insight into why they like the remote Czech Republic location so much. “We are eager to …

5 Biggest Challenges Facing Online Poker Today

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis May 3rd, 2019

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Online poker definitely isn’t at the peak it was over a decade ago. Traffic has gradually declined, and the industry has consolidated into fewer sites. But does this mean that internet poker is doomed to keep shrinking year by year? Not exactly. In fact, the industry could start growing again if the right things happen. The only problem, though, is that the game has some distinct challenges facing it right now. Here are five obstacles that online poker must overcome to get back on the path towards growth. 1. Bots Bots, which are programs that can play online poker for …