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Shiva Dudani Wins 2020 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event

by Erik Fast | Published: Mar 03, '20

… Dudani. The 34-year-old Chicago resident earned a massive payday … as this one, and in Chicago, it means a lot to …

Greg Raymer Wins Record Fifth Heartland Poker Tour Title

by Erik Fast | Published: Jan 21, '20

… Heartland Poker Tour Ameristar East Chicago $1,650 buy-in no …

Two Native American Tribes Make Successful Proposals For Chicago Casino

by Steve Schult | Published: Oct 10, '19

… of a gambling facility in Chicago. This week, two tribal … were approved by the respective Chicago suburbs. The Poarch Band of … new casino built in downtown Chicago. If space can’t … casino to Chicago. Lynwood Mayor Eugene Williams told the Chicago Sun-Times …

Indiana Launches Sports Betting In Time For NFL Season

by Steve Schult | Published: Sep 05, '19

… . Ameristar Casino in East Chicago was the first property … closest location for residents of Chicago to gamble. Illinois passed … its proximity to Chicago, opened its sportsbook Wednesday. Both Chicago-area … legally wager on a Chicago sports team in the …

Josh Reichard Wins His Second Heartland Poker Tour Main Event Title

by Erik Fast | Published: Sep 03, '19

… the Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. This was Reichard’s second …

Chicago Casino Unlikely To Profit With Proposed High Taxes, Report Says

by Card Player News Team | Published: Aug 14, '19

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s … also acknowledged that the downtown Chicago was still a possibility, … riverboat casinos. As a result, Chicago residents must choose between … expansion and a centrally-located Chicago gaming property, however, lawmakers are …

Illinois Casino Expansion Tied To Sports Betting Bill

by Steve Schult | Published: May 29, '19

… a land-based property in Chicago, to SB 516. The bill … to go with the proposed Chicago location. It would also add … to a report from the Chicago Sun Times. On the sports …

Poker Stories Podcast: Layne Flack On Being Recruited By The Chicago Mafia To Play In Michael Jordan's Poker Game

by Card Player News Team | Published: Apr 29, '19

… almost went undercover for the Chicago mafia to play in Michael …

Elik Vodovoz Wins 2019 WSOP Circuit Hammond Main Event

by Erik Fast | Published: Mar 05, '19

Elik Vodovoz has won the 2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Hammond $1,700 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The 72-year-old amateur poker player originally hails from Ukraine but now resides in Naperville, Illinois. The retired dentist won his way …

Zachary Schneider Wins 2018 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event

by Erik Fast | Published: Oct 23, '18

Zachary Schneider has won the 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Hammond $1,700 no-limit hold’em main event, defeating a field of 1,094 total entries to win his first WSOPC gold ring and the top prize of $302,492. “I feel blessed,” Schneider …

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