Thursday, January 30, 2014
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 8:28 PM
Saturday, January 01, 2011
Here is short article on how to run a poker tournament. it includes basic information on how to run your bar poker tournament, or your Texas Hold'em home tournament including blinds structure, blinding out players, and balancing tables.
It's too short to give in depth information, but it is a good start for beginning tournament directors of home and bar games.
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 6:27 PM
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City poker Bad Beat is up to around $160,000.00 right now.
They are doing construction to expand the poker room. The Reflections Cafe was moved across from the pool and a McCormick's and Schmidt's seafood restaurant is moving into the old spot. Expect for a small portion which is being taken out and added to the poker room. The poker room is also taking over the old retail store space that was adjacent to it.
I've heard the new space will include a cashier and horse race betting. But the expansion will add new tables and make Harrah's the fourth largest poker room in Atlantic City.
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 12:33 PM
Friday, April 18, 2008
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 11:11 AM
Friday, December 07, 2007
Harrah's in AC has a High Hand of the Day prize. I'm at Harrah's enjoying the WSOP Circuit event. Today my first hand of the day made the High hand of the Day - I had quad 6's with a King. It didn't last; a straight flush became the new high hand a bit later.
In the Harrah's poker room the prize for the best hand of the day is 20,000 Reward Credits, which is $200 to spend on your Total Rewards card.
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 4:03 PM
Friday, November 16, 2007
The IRS has made changes to the reporting requirements for poker tournaments. From what I can tell it seems that the IRS is not requiring the casinos to issue W-4G forms on your winnings as long as the casino keeps internal records of your winnings and does yearly reporting to the IRS.
If the casino does not have your taxpayer ID number on file and does not submit records to the IRS then they must issue w-4G forms to all tournament winners.
IRS Bulletinn: Poker Tournament Winnings Must be Reported to the IRS
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 7:48 PM
Doyle's Room is back in the U.S. From what I can tell, they must have switched to Microgaming's software and are now taking U.S. based customers. I went to the site and entered my old information and got my account back, including my old balance. I have money still there.
Give it a try. Sign up for Doyle's Room.
Posted by Big Jim Slade at 1:50 AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
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Posted by Big Jim Slade at 6:48 PM