Mar 11, 2015 |

Connecticut Exploring Expanded Gaming; Is Online a Possibility?

With revenues on the decline and competition about to spring forth on their northern and western borders, Connecticut’s two gaming tribes, the Pequots and Mohegans have joined forces in an effort to lobby the state government to expand gaming in the state. Connecticut casinos have been hard hit in recent years, first by the recession […]

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Sep 16, 2014 |

Wynn Awarded Coveted MA License for Boston Area Casino

The competition for the single casino license in the Boston area was between Steve Wynn’s proposed casino in Everett, Massachusetts (located on the site of an abandoned Monsanto chemical plant) and the Mohegan Sun backed project to add a resort casino to the Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted on […]

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Jul 6, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: NJ, DE Move the Ball Forward

Happy 4th of July, but more importantly Happy WSOP Main Event! The Main Event starts today in Las Vegas, spiking the number of WSOP-related Google searches in a huge way. But while everyone wonders how it will all play out in Vegas, those of us with our fingers on the pulse of THE FIGHT to […]

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Apr 13, 2011 |

NAPT: Vanessa Selbst Goes Back-to-Back

Selbst is used to posing for this shot (Photo courtesy of PokerStars Blog/Joe Giron) When you talk about back-to-back winners in poker, the names that come to mind are usually some of the all-time greats.  Stu Ungar.  Johnny Chan.  Johnny Moss.  In this day and age of poker play with large fields, countless events, and […]

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Apr 10, 2011 |

NAPT: Aaron Overton Leader with 74 Remaining

Victor Ramdin returns Monday ninth at the NAPT Mohegan Sun Main Event. The second day of the $5,000 North American Poker Tour Main Event at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut started with 230 players hoping for a Tiger Woods-like run and move up the leaderboard Sunday afternoon. Tiger had an impressive front […]

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Apr 9, 2011 |

NAPT: Chris Tryba Chip Leader Day 1 in Mohegan Sun

Chris Tryba has cashed nine times in 2011. The North American Poker Tour made its official return to the United States today with Day 1 of the $5,000 Main Event at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. The tour may be back Stateside, but it did see a significant drop in attendance with 387 […]

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Dec 4, 2010 |

Reader’s Choice Nominees: Favorite East Coast Poker Room

The 6th Annual BLUFF Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards give poker fans the chance to have their say about who and what they like in the world of poker. Before voting opens on December 6 we’ll introduce each of the nominees in the 14 categories. Poker is booming again on the East Coast with properties in […]

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Jan 6, 2010 |

PokerStars to Launch North American Poker Tour (NAPT)

Those who have been longing for a PokerStars-sponsored tour in the States can let out a sigh of relief. This morning PokerStars announced it would be launching the North American Poker Tour (NAPT), a three-stop tour with tournaments in the Bahamas, Las Vegas and Connecticut. Like the other major PokerStars-sponsored tours, the NAPT will include […]

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Jun 22, 2009 |

Mohegan Sun Set To Host $1,000,000 Guaranteed Summer Showdown

The East Coast poker market got a little more crowded when Mohegan Sun reopened its poker room late last August. After a year back in the game, the Connecticut casino is now offering the largest guaranteed prize pool poker tournament in its history. Players can begin qualifying for the Mohegan Sun Summer Showdown in weekly […]

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