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PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule
Philip Conneller - July 1st, 2015

The Micro Millions, that orgy of low stakes poker, is back. The 11th edition of PokerStars’ low stakes, big field, big prize online poker festival will run from July 16 to 26 and offer $5,000,000 in guaranteed prize money across 100 micro-stakes events. Buy-ins for the side events range from $0.11 to $11, climbing to a whopping […]

Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Flop Malfunction Requires a Second Look

Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Flop Malfunction Requires a Second Look

Philip Conneller - July 1st, 2015

The Super High Roller Cash Game, currently going full steam at the Aria, has lived up to its billing. With top players, blinds of $400/$800/$200 and a $250k minimum buy-in, we expected to see some fascinating duels and nosebleed pots, all live-streamed via Twitch to our desktops. What we didn’t expect was to see two […]

WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event

WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event

Ed Scimia - July 1st, 2015

The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 million Big One for One Drop) have, but it certainly makes up for it in volume. The World Series of Poker saw the LOFOD begin on Tuesday, […]

Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom

Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom

Daniel Smyth - June 30th, 2015

Poker industry insiders have long lamented over where the next poker boom will occur and for the past few years the frontrunners in the debate have been India and Asia. Offering huge potential in terms of their overall populations, both markets have tentatively embraced the game, yet neither has fully latched onto it in a […]

Joe Barton, Sponsor of Internet Poker Freedom Act, Talks to CardsChat: Exclusive

Joe Barton, Sponsor of Internet Poker Freedom Act, Talks to CardsChat: Exclusive

Ed Scimia - June 30th, 2015

Editor’s Note: CardsChat reporter Ed Scimia is on the ground in Las Vegas right now, covering the World Series of Poker for us daily. Ed was able to carve out some time to speak one-on-one with Rep. Joe Barton of Texas about his Internet Poker Freedom Act, and its potential impact on the game going […]

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WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event
Ed Scimia July 1st, 2015
The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 mil...
Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom
Daniel Smyth June 30th, 2015
Poker industry insiders have long lamented over where the next poker boom will occur and for the past few years the frontrunners in the debate have been In...
WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play
Ed Scimia June 30th, 2015
Jonathan Duhamel won the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event for $8.94 million, and since that time, has had an impressive number of tournament and WSOP ...
Daniel Negreanu Takes on TDA with General Summit Address at Aria Daniel Negreanu Takes on TDA with General Summit Address at Aria
Philip Conneller June 29th, 2015
Daniel Negreanu ruffled some feathers at the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) General Summit at Aria in Las Vegas over the weekend, delivering an add...
Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom
Daniel Smyth June 30th, 2015
Poker industry insiders have long lamented over where the next poker boom will occur and for the past few years the frontrunners in the debate have been In...
Eli Elezra Mansion Up For Grab, If You Have $2 Million To Spare Eli Elezra Mansion Up For Grab, If You Have $2 Million To Spare
Devin O'Connor June 28th, 2015
Eli Elezra, the former Full Tilt poker pro who was a regular on High Stakes Poker, is reportedly putting his Las Vegas home up for sale. Priced at just und...
Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman
Philip Conneller June 26th, 2015
Many might have wondered why Bryan Micon, whose Bitcoin-only poker site Seals with Clubs (SwC) had been under legal scrutiny along with the man himself, wo...
Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Merger Talks Could Mean Big Business for Online Poker Branches Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Merger Talks Could Mean Big Business for Online Poker Branches
Daniel Smyth June 23rd, 2015
Ladbrokes and Gala Coral, two of the UK’s leading bookmakers, are considering a possible merger and it could have an impact on the online poker scene...
Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman
Philip Conneller June 26th, 2015
Many might have wondered why Bryan Micon, whose Bitcoin-only poker site Seals with Clubs (SwC) had been under legal scrutiny along with the man himself, wo...
Rep. Joe Barton Makes Another Push for US Online Poker Freedom Rep. Joe Barton Makes Another Push for US Online Poker Freedom
Daniel Smyth June 26th, 2015
Online poker players in the US received a mini-boost this week courtesy of Texan Republican and House of Representatives member, Joe Barton. The pro-online...
Lindsey Graham Sneaks RAWA into Adjourned Congress, PPA Slams Timing Lindsey Graham Sneaks RAWA into Adjourned Congress, PPA Slams Timing
Philip Conneller June 25th, 2015
RAWA, aka the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, was quietly introduced to the Senate by GOP presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham on Wednesday. The bill, ...
Pro-PokerStars Coalition in California Pushes Online Poker Regulation with Radio Ad Campaign Pro-PokerStars Coalition in California Pushes Online Poker Regulation with Radio Ad Campaign
Philip Conneller June 24th, 2015
A new PokerStars coalition has initiated a radio ad campaign in California, one that urges residents of the Golden State to embrace online poker regulation...
PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule
Philip Conneller July 1st, 2015
The Micro Millions, that orgy of low stakes poker, is back. The 11th edition of PokerStars’ low stakes, big field, big prize online poker festival will r...
Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Flop Malfunction Requires a Second Look Aria Super High Roller Cash Game Flop Malfunction Requires a Second Look
Philip Conneller July 1st, 2015
The Super High Roller Cash Game, currently going full steam at the Aria, has lived up to its billing. With top players, blinds of $400/$800/$200 and a $250...
WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event
Ed Scimia July 1st, 2015
The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 mil...
Joe Barton, Sponsor of Internet Poker Freedom Act, Talks to CardsChat: Exclusive Joe Barton, Sponsor of Internet Poker Freedom Act, Talks to CardsChat: Exclusive
Ed Scimia June 30th, 2015
Editor’s Note: CardsChat reporter Ed Scimia is on the ground in Las Vegas right now, covering the World Series of Poker for us daily. Ed was able to ...
PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol
Philip Conneller June 29th, 2015
PokerStars’ second foray into the world of pop-up restauranteering will open in Bristol, UK, from July 27 to 29. And yes, while you might have imagined t...
Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan (Kind Of) Promote Six-Plus Hold’em Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan (Kind Of) Promote Six-Plus Hold’em
Daniel Smyth June 19th, 2015
Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan, both high stakes legends in their own right, appear to have found a new poker variant to satisfy their competitive urges. Known as ...
YouTube Challenges Twitch TV With YouTube Gaming YouTube Challenges Twitch TV With YouTube Gaming
Philip Conneller June 16th, 2015
YouTube has issued a direct challenge Twitch TV with the announcement of a new standalone app specifically for gamers, scheduled to debut in the US and UK ...
NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament  NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament 
Philip Conneller June 12th, 2015
The NFL has been flexing its muscles over its strict anti-gambling stance, which extends, apparently, to barring football players from entering poker tourn...
WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event
Ed Scimia July 1st, 2015
The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 mil...
WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play
Ed Scimia June 30th, 2015
Jonathan Duhamel won the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event for $8.94 million, and since that time, has had an impressive number of tournament and WSOP ...
WSOP Day 32: Ben Yu Wins First World Series Bracelet in $10K Limit Holdem Event WSOP Day 32: Ben Yu Wins First World Series Bracelet in $10K Limit Holdem Event
Ed Scimia June 27th, 2015
Ben Yu had a solid WSOP track record before yesterday, but he’s now taken that record to a new level with his first WSOP tournament take down. The Wo...
WSOP Day 31: Mike Gorodinsky Takes Poker Players Championship Gold WSOP Day 31: Mike Gorodinsky Takes Poker Players Championship Gold
Ed Scimia June 26th, 2015
Mike Gorodinsky had come close to winning a bracelet twice this year at the World Series of Poker, first losing to Phil Hellmuth heads up in the $10,000 Ra...
PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule
Philip Conneller July 1st, 2015
The Micro Millions, that orgy of low stakes poker, is back. The 11th edition of PokerStars’ low stakes, big field, big prize online poker festival will r...
WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event
Ed Scimia July 1st, 2015
The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 mil...
Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom
Daniel Smyth June 30th, 2015
Poker industry insiders have long lamented over where the next poker boom will occur and for the past few years the frontrunners in the debate have been In...
WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play WSOP Day 35: Jonathan Duhamel Sweeps One Drop High Roller Event, Medical Drama Delays Play
Ed Scimia June 30th, 2015
Jonathan Duhamel won the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event for $8.94 million, and since that time, has had an impressive number of tournament and WSOP ...
Brian Hastings Allegedly Used VPN To Play On PokerStars In America Brian Hastings Allegedly Used VPN To Play On PokerStars In America
Daniel Smyth June 27th, 2015
Brian Hastings, the high-stakes US poker pro who took down two WSOP bracelets this month, has allegedly been playing on PokerStars in the US. Hastings is ...
Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon Plea Deal Could Mean Probation and $25K Fine Only for Former Seals with Clubs Chairman
Philip Conneller June 26th, 2015
Many might have wondered why Bryan Micon, whose Bitcoin-only poker site Seals with Clubs (SwC) had been under legal scrutiny along with the man himself, wo...
Former SWC Chairman Bryan Micon Returning to Las Vegas to Face NGC Charge Former SWC Chairman Bryan Micon Returning to Las Vegas to Face NGC Charge
Philip Conneller June 22nd, 2015
Bryan Micon, the poker player and former chairman of Bitcoin online poker site Seals with Clubs, is expected to return to the US this week to face a charge...
Erick Lindgren Files for Bankruptcy In Face Of PokerStars Lawsuit Erick Lindgren Files for Bankruptcy In Face Of PokerStars Lawsuit
Philip Conneller June 18th, 2015
Erick Lindgren has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in three years, according to Bloomberg. Earlier this year it emerged that the player was being ...

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