Tag Archives: mike swick
- Tinian Dynasty Casino license revoked, creditor may take over operations
May 11, 2016
Casino regulators have revoked the gaming license of Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino operator Hong Kong Entertainment (HKE). On Wednesday, the Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission (TCGCC) held a special meeting at which commissioners voted 5-0 to cancel HKE’s casino license. The TCGCC justified its decision based on HKE’s failure...
- Athletes as spokespeople? It’ll never work
December 21, 2010
Regulated districts in Europe are now allowing online gambling promoters to sign celebrity endorsement deals with international sports celebrities, clubs and events as a means of promoting their brand. Striking while the iron is hot, Full Tilt Poker has signed tennis pro James Blake as a "Friend of Full Tilt,"...
- MMA fighter Mike Swick choked out of WSOP Event #42
June 27, 2010
Despite nursing a fighting injury that left him unable to fully extend his arm, mixed martial artist Mike Swick very nearly defeated all 2,521 entrants in Event #42 at the World Series of Poker. Alas, despite his opponents’ physical conditioning being somewhat anemic, Swick couldn’t finish higher than tenth place....
Does poker need the moral police?
July 20, 2017