Gaming Media Articles

July 18, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The bloom was still on the rose of the poker boom when James (Jimmy) Woods strolled into the Commerce Casino, just outside Los Angeles. We met up for coffee and then walked over to a no limit...

June 9, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Hours before the curtain rose on the 2014 World Series of Poker summer festival, last minute wrangling amongst the WSOP collaborators was at a fever pitch as they settled into their respective...

May 30, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

In the days leading up to the opening of the 2014 World Series of Poker, Ty Stewart, the Grand Pooh Bah of the WSOP, was beaming.  A five day trip took the WSOP Executive Director from Las...

February 13, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

The leading suspect in a scheme to rig a poker tournament, at the Borgata last month, has gotten into more hot water with the law, this week.  Christian Lusardi of Fayetteville, North...

January 28, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Since January 18th, the 27 remaining players in the Borgata Winter Open's first event have been waiting for their money while the authorities investigate the particulars of 160 counterfeit chips...

January 24, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

This afternoon official word was out. Christian Lusardi, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, was nabbed in an Atlantic City motel room, as a suspect in  a  more bizarre- by- the...

January 22, 2014
By Wendeen H. Eolis

Four thousand + players journeyed to the Borgata Winter Open, for its first tournament -- a $560 buy-in, deep stack confection, with a two million dollar guaranteed prize pool. The numbers...

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