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PokerStars Bans Seating Scripts & Automated Reference Materials

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis March 13th, 2019

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PokerStars has banned multiple third-party software tools as of March 4. Their new policy is specifically aimed at seating scripts and automated “reference materials.” This move is big on two fronts. On one hand, it takes away certain tools that serious players find useful. However, this policy change also figures to make PokerStars friendlier to recreational players. Keep reading to find out more on why these changes were made along with their long-term implications. PokerStars Wants to Create an Even Playing Field Severin Rasset, director of innovation and poker operations at Stars, noted that third-party tools have always given certain …

Five reasons why Ivey Room was renamed Table 1

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis March 5th, 2019

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In 2010, the Aria Resort and Casino launched the “Ivey Room” in hopes of being Las Vegas’ premiere high-stakes poker destination. They named the room after Phil Ivey, who was widely considered the best all-around poker player at the time (he’s still great today). However, Aria recently made the announcement that they’re changing their high-stakes poker room’s name to “Table 1.” Sean McCormack, the casino’s director of poker operations, announced the decision through Twitter (@ThePokerBoss). “We’ve renamed our high limit room,” McCormack tweeted. “Some may ask why “Table 1?” Well, when our players ask to reserve this room they always …

Go wild on and off the felt at Americas Cardroom’s Cage Live

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis March 1st, 2019

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Have you ever fantasized about seeing the world while playing the game you love? Luckily, Americas Cardroom is making it simple to turn your dreams into reality with the Cage Live. The Cage Live isn’t just a 2-day time-based cash game in tourney format that takes place every other month in San Jose, Costa Rica. It’s a wild weekend of poker and partying in an exotic location. It’s easy to take part in this big event for very little coin. Just win one of two $8,340 prize packages that are guaranteed every Sunday at 6pm ET in the $55 Beast …

Americas Cardroom tops Super Bowl with $8 Million OSS Cub3d!

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis February 1st, 2019

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The Super Bowl matchup is set between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, taking place February 3rd in Atlanta. Exactly a week later comes something equally exciting. Americas Cardroom is bringing back their 3-part OSS Cub3d from February 10th to March 10th. There are over $8 Million in guaranteed prize pools, including two $1 Million tourneys. There are also satellites for all major events. The OSS Cub3d starts with the small stakes Mini Online Super Series, continues with the flagship Online Super Series, and ends with the high roller Bigger Online Super Series. The OSS Cub3d is also …

Phil Hellmuth Scores Against Tennis Pro – Wins $23k Prop Bet

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis December 24th, 2018

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Phil Hellmuth is well known for his high level of self-confidence. He’s proven this at the poker table by saying things like, “If luck weren’t involved, I would win every time.” But does Hellmuth believe that he’s a god away from the poker tables too? Possibly so, given that he recently bet on his ability to both return a tennis pro’s serve and even score a point against them. Of course, even Hellmuth recognizes his limitations. This is why he asked for a few stipulations to make the prop bet more reasonable. You can read about the stipulations below along …