This week’s WSOP in Las Vegas already posted up record numbers of participants, and now owners of the brand Harrah’s are looking to expand ever further. The second WSOP bracelet outside of North America will be contested in South Africa next year, and after successful online expansion into the UK, Chairman and CEO Gary Loveman is looking for online poker expansion into the newly created markets in France and Austria. They’re even being cheeky enough to lobby the US administration on the subject. I didn’t realize they liked having their time wasted though. Read more.