Sean Chaffin Showcase The Mysterious World Of Underground Gambling

If you are a lover of poker and follow all its, then it is likely that you must have read something about the Sean Chaffin as well he wrote.

Whether it was one of his daily “What to Watch For” collection during the World Series of Poker (WSOP) this past summer or his enormously popular article ‘introducing the poker world to John Hesp’ then you are aware that this man can tell a good story.

Poker In Nevada As Never Been Better Than In September This Year

Nevada’s cash game poker market is on a five-month-long consecutive wins.

The state’s poker rooms brought in $8.7 million from the games in September, according to figures released this week by gaming regulators. The amount was the best September for the rooms from as far back as the $8.9 million in revenue generated four years ago, according to data compiled by the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Center for Gaming Research.

Nevada had 62 poker rooms with a total of 598 tables in September 2017. There were 80 rooms with a total of 755 tables in September 2013. That was the month that the WSOP started off its online poker site in the Silver State. These days it is the only iPoker operator in the state.

WPT And Its Legendary Venue

The Bicycle hotel and casino where the WPT 2017 is being held is a legendary venue, having been long associated with this tournament.


Being primarily a poker card room, that is what differentiates this casino from others. It was founded way back in 1984 and is located in Bell Gardens of California. There are several poker games that are featured here such as Baccarat, Three Card Poker, Mexican Poker, Blackjack and others. The Legends of Poker was a series that was started in 1995 which is now known as World Poker Tour.

It has been associated with smuggling activities in which certain criminal complaints and raids have occurred at this casino. However, the history of the casino has been colorful because of the different incidents that have taken place here including seizure of the casino that occurred in the 1990s in April.

Poker Revenue In Pennsylvania Shows Growth

More than 225 poker tables are running and doing business in Pennsylvania.


And according to the reports, a combined $5.05 million has been collected by all 225 poker tables in the state of Pennsylvania. This is the figures that have been released by officials of the state recently.

Last year in April, the poker rooms collected $5.01 million. The year-over-year gain was approximately one percent. In the first four months, the poker rooms have collected the amount of $20.38 million, which is 1.4 percent more in comparison to last year the same period. The revenue of poker has grown in every year of this year, except the month of February, which is an exception. Talking about the yearly revenue, then in the year 2016, poker rooms collected the total amount of $58.6 million. It was nearly $1 million more than what was generated in the year 2015.

The report of each poker room and its performance

Raymer Earns WSOP Cash After 11 Years

Greg Raymer was the last former champion to be left in the 2016 WSOP main event and he was not impressed that no other former champions were there to play against him during the last few stages of the main event.


He won the World Series of Poker event in 2004 and has last cash earning at the WSOP main event was in 2005. He had to wait 11 long years to win a cash prize for this prestigious event.

Raymer recalls the 2015 WSOP main event where he missed getting to the final table after a brutal hand against Aaron Kanter. He said that he was reading a media report about that big fight during the 2016 event and remembers how both of them were fighting to enter the final table as the last champ.