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Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition
Philip Conneller - May 30th, 2015

Pratyush Buddiga is unlikely to be fazed by the competitive pressure of the now up-and-running WSOP, or by the media circus that descends on the Rio for the next six weeks. That’s because 26-year-old from Colorado fortified his nerves at a tender age on the spelling bee circuit, winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee as a […]

Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill

Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill

Daniel Smyth - May 29th, 2015

The fate of online poker in California took a knock earlier this week after the Pechanga Tribe and eight of its allies decided to rescind their support (read: neutrality) of Adam Gray’s AB 431 bill. Up until late last week the Native American tribe hadn’t been opposed to Gray’s proposal and was broadly aligned with […]

California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee

California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee

Philip Conneller - May 29th, 2015

California Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 431, was unanimously passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday (May 28) with a 14-0 vote, despite continuing disagreement from the state’s gambling industry stakeholders. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and its allies, who are bitterly opposed to the participation of the racetracks in a […]

WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch

WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch

Ed Scimia - May 29th, 2015

It’s WSOP 2015 Day Three, and World Series of Poker management is already showing it knows what it’s doing when it comes to organizing the most massive event in Series history. But before we take a look at Day One Flight A (and its cousins Flights B,C, and D) of Colossus, here’s the rundown on […]

Amaya Set To Trade On Nasdaq Exchange

Amaya Set To Trade On Nasdaq Exchange

Philip Conneller - May 28th, 2015

The 27th of May was a good day for Amaya Inc. It was the day its subsidiary, PokerStars, signed perhaps the most marketable man in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo, to do its bidding. Amaya Inc. also announced that it has achieved a long term goal by receiving a listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market. The company said it […]

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WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch
Ed Scimia May 29th, 2015
It’s WSOP 2015 Day Three, and World Series of Poker management is already showing it knows what it’s doing when it comes to organizing the most...
WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon
Ed Scimia May 28th, 2015
WSOP Day Two is now officially underway, with two tournaments already having played through a day on Wednesday to kick off the action. That means hundreds...
Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges
Daniel Smyth May 28th, 2015
Paul Phua may or may not know that crime doesn’t pay, but his defense attorney David Chesnoff has done everything possible to make sure that his clie...
World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration
Ed Scimia May 27th, 2015
World Series of Poker 2015 is officially underway, and it promises to hold plenty of excitement and drama already. Two events began on Wednesday to mark th...
Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill
Daniel Smyth May 29th, 2015
The fate of online poker in California took a knock earlier this week after the Pechanga Tribe and eight of its allies decided to rescind their support (re...
California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee
Philip Conneller May 29th, 2015
California Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 431, was unanimously passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday (May 28) with a...
Amaya Set To Trade On Nasdaq Exchange Amaya Set To Trade On Nasdaq Exchange
Philip Conneller May 28th, 2015
The 27th of May was a good day for Amaya Inc. It was the day its subsidiary, PokerStars, signed perhaps the most marketable man in the world, Cristiano ...
Social Poker Revenues Declining, WSOP Could Overtake Zynga On Mobile  Social Poker Revenues Declining, WSOP Could Overtake Zynga On Mobile 
Ed Scimia May 26th, 2015
Online poker is a very big market worldwide, but it only brings in a fraction of the money that is claimed by Internet casino sites. The same appears to be...
Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill
Daniel Smyth May 29th, 2015
The fate of online poker in California took a knock earlier this week after the Pechanga Tribe and eight of its allies decided to rescind their support (re...
California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee
Philip Conneller May 29th, 2015
California Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 431, was unanimously passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday (May 28) with a...
Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges
Daniel Smyth May 28th, 2015
Paul Phua may or may not know that crime doesn’t pay, but his defense attorney David Chesnoff has done everything possible to make sure that his clie...
Sheldon Adelson to Battle Macau Wrongful Termination Suit in Nevada Court, Triad Connections Alleged Sheldon Adelson to Battle Macau Wrongful Termination Suit in Nevada Court, Triad Connections Alleged
Ed Scimia May 25th, 2015
Sheldon Adelson may want to spend his time spreading his influence in the Republican presidential primaries or stopping online poker in the United States, ...
Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition
Philip Conneller May 30th, 2015
Pratyush Buddiga is unlikely to be fazed by the competitive pressure of the now up-and-running WSOP, or by the media circus that descends on the Rio for t...
Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill Pechanga Tribe Flip Flops On California Poker Bill
Daniel Smyth May 29th, 2015
The fate of online poker in California took a knock earlier this week after the Pechanga Tribe and eight of its allies decided to rescind their support (re...
California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee California Online Poker Bill Passes Appropriations Committee
Philip Conneller May 29th, 2015
California Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 431, was unanimously passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday (May 28) with a...
WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch
Ed Scimia May 29th, 2015
It’s WSOP 2015 Day Three, and World Series of Poker management is already showing it knows what it’s doing when it comes to organizing the most...
888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion 888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion
Ed Scimia May 23rd, 2015
Online poker sites love letting their players know how they can make life changing amounts of money by playing in their games. PokerStars, for instance, ha...
Online Pros Barely Beat Machine In Poker Challenge Online Pros Barely Beat Machine In Poker Challenge
Philip Conneller May 17th, 2015
Mankind has triumphed against the machines in a two-week 80,000 hand no-limit hold’em battle Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, but just barely. In fact, the r...
Tiger Woods’ Celebrity Poker Tourney Hits MGM Grand Tiger Woods’ Celebrity Poker Tourney Hits MGM Grand
Philip Conneller May 13th, 2015
Tiger Woods has long been compared to Phil Ivey as both a top-level champion and a controversial character in their respective sports. But could he actual...
Neymar Signs with PokerStars Neymar Signs with PokerStars
Ed Scimia May 7th, 2015
Neymar Jr. is one of the world’s great soccer stars, and has been responsible for leading Brazil and his club team, FC Barcelona, to numerous victories o...
WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch
Ed Scimia May 29th, 2015
It’s WSOP 2015 Day Three, and World Series of Poker management is already showing it knows what it’s doing when it comes to organizing the most...
WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon
Ed Scimia May 28th, 2015
WSOP Day Two is now officially underway, with two tournaments already having played through a day on Wednesday to kick off the action. That means hundreds...
World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration
Ed Scimia May 27th, 2015
World Series of Poker 2015 is officially underway, and it promises to hold plenty of excitement and drama already. Two events began on Wednesday to mark th...
California Racetracks Push for Inclusion at Online Poker Summit California Racetracks Push for Inclusion at Online Poker Summit
Philip Conneller May 21st, 2015
California held a joint informational hearing on gambling regulation on Wednesday, but little headway was made to further the cause of online poker in the ...
Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition Poker Pro Pratyush Buddiga Spells Trouble for the Competition
Philip Conneller May 30th, 2015
Pratyush Buddiga is unlikely to be fazed by the competitive pressure of the now up-and-running WSOP, or by the media circus that descends on the Rio for t...
WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch WSOP 2015 Day Three: First Bracelet Awarded, Colossus Kicks Off Without a Hitch
Ed Scimia May 29th, 2015
It’s WSOP 2015 Day Three, and World Series of Poker management is already showing it knows what it’s doing when it comes to organizing the most...
WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon WSOP Day Two: Tournaments Underway, Colossus Incoming Like a Cannon
Ed Scimia May 28th, 2015
WSOP Day Two is now officially underway, with two tournaments already having played through a day on Wednesday to kick off the action. That means hundreds...
World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration World Series of Poker 2015 Kicks Off with Record Event Pre-Registration
Ed Scimia May 27th, 2015
World Series of Poker 2015 is officially underway, and it promises to hold plenty of excitement and drama already. Two events began on Wednesday to mark th...
Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges
Daniel Smyth May 28th, 2015
Paul Phua may or may not know that crime doesn’t pay, but his defense attorney David Chesnoff has done everything possible to make sure that his clie...
Sheldon Adelson to Battle Macau Wrongful Termination Suit in Nevada Court, Triad Connections Alleged Sheldon Adelson to Battle Macau Wrongful Termination Suit in Nevada Court, Triad Connections Alleged
Ed Scimia May 25th, 2015
Sheldon Adelson may want to spend his time spreading his influence in the Republican presidential primaries or stopping online poker in the United States, ...
Alix Tichelman Gets Light Sentence Following Guilty Plea in Google Exec Death Alix Tichelman Gets Light Sentence Following Guilty Plea in Google Exec Death
Ed Scimia May 19th, 2015
Alix Tichelman, daughter of WSOP poker player Bart Tichelman, has pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and administrating drugs in connec...
Is Carbon Poker Closing Shop? Smoke Says Maybe Is Carbon Poker Closing Shop? Smoke Says Maybe
Hannah Elisabeth May 15th, 2015
Is Carbon Poker on the verge of an imminent shutdown? Many factors appear to point in that direction. Both players complaining about slow or no cashouts on...

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