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PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014 PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014
Sean Gibson - July 22nd, 2014

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) held at PokerStars is the most anticipated online tournament series in the industry. Every year, thousands come out in droves to play in mid and high stakes tournaments for ridiculous paydays and overnight fortunes. This time around, however, there is a lucrative wrinkle to the series that is […]

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Sean Gibson - July 21st, 2014

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the chance to win some poker, but also the opportunity to visit some beautiful countries. On July 23, the region will once again see the LAPT visit, with the fourth […]

Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests

Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests

Philip Conneller - July 20th, 2014

Two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested by the FBI on 21 counts of corruption, some of which relate to the payment processing company at the heart of the Black Friday indictments. Ex Utah AGs John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are accused, among other charges, of receiving or soliciting bribes, tampering with evidence and […]

An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine

An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine

Jennifer Newell - July 19th, 2014

Yes, it’s over, but even as this year’s World Series of Poker November Nine are counting their winnings, they’re also going to be spending the next few months getting their game into top form for the big money ahead. CardsChat reporter Jennifer Newell takes an in-depth look at who they are, what they’ve done, and […]

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Sean Gibson - July 18th, 2014

With the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event now wrapped up, Sean Gibson takes a look at who won and what is happening in the post-Moneymaker amateur vs. pro event cash outlook, more than 10 years later. Come back tomorrow when we take an in-depth look at each of the November Nine players and […]

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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee
Sean Gibson June 16th, 2014
The Seminole Hard Rock Casino Poker Open (SHRCPO)  for 2014 has revised its schedule, allowing players to potentially play in both the EPT Barcelona Main ...
NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards
Philip Conneller May 21st, 2014
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has published the first draft of a new policy framework that seeks to establish a nationwide...
Study Shows Less Support for Online Gambling than Marijuana Study Shows Less Support for Online Gambling than Marijuana
Sean Gibson May 20th, 2014
As the lines are drawn in the battle for online gambling regulation in the United States, both sides constantly rally support. Casinos, politicians and wea...
Ben Affleck Busted for Las Vegas Hard Rock Card-Counting Ben Affleck Busted for Las Vegas Hard Rock Card-Counting
Philip Conneller May 6th, 2014
Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck has been barred from the blackjack tables of the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas for card-counting, it emerged last week. And ...
PokerStars Parent Amaya Gaming Considers Stocking Up PokerStars Parent Amaya Gaming Considers Stocking Up
Philip Conneller July 9th, 2014
Following his company’s $4.9 billion takeover of PokerStars last month, Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov now finds himself at the helm of the world̵...
Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward
Sean Gibson July 3rd, 2014
The gaming industry has been looking with an interested eye to the American states that have legalized Internet gaming and poker to see how well received t...
PokerStars Parent Snapped Up by Amaya for $4.9 Billion PokerStars Parent Snapped Up by Amaya for $4.9 Billion
Philip Conneller June 13th, 2014
In a move that has created the largest publicly traded online gambling company in the world, the Amaya Gaming Group has agreed to the purchase of the Ratio...
PokerStars Buyout by Amaya Gaming; Stock Trades Stop PokerStars Buyout by Amaya Gaming; Stock Trades Stop
Sean Gibson June 12th, 2014
Amaya Gaming’s stock trading came to a halt today, following a 28.7 percent two-day jump that followed the rumored news of a major buyout of Rational...
888 to Create Pool-Sharing Poker Network in Nevada 888 to Create Pool-Sharing Poker Network in Nevada
Philip Conneller July 14th, 2014
Nevada received a much-needed boost to its online poker traffic this month, and it may just have something to do with the thousands of poker players that h...
PokerStars Begins Quebec Licensing Talks PokerStars Begins Quebec Licensing Talks
Sean Gibson June 25th, 2014
Canadian Amaya Gaming’s recent takeover of online giant PokerStars for $4.9 billion is already causing some quakes in the Internet poker universe ...
888′s Mattingley Would Welcome PokerStars US Return 888′s Mattingley Would Welcome PokerStars US Return
Philip Conneller June 23rd, 2014
888 Holdings CEO Brian Mattingley has said he would welcome PokerStars into a regulated US market and that the involvement of the world’s largest pok...
Bovada Restricts Players from Nevada and Delaware Bovada Restricts Players from Nevada and Delaware
Sean Gibson June 20th, 2014
Bovada, which ranks as the largest online poker site in the United States, will no longer be accepting new players from the states of Delaware and Nevada, ...
Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama
Sean Gibson July 21st, 2014
The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the c...
Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests
Philip Conneller July 20th, 2014
Two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested by the FBI on 21 counts of corruption, some of which relate to the payment processing company at the h...
An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine
Jennifer Newell July 19th, 2014
Yes, it’s over, but even as this year’s World Series of Poker November Nine are counting their winnings, they’re also going to be spendin...
Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker? Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?
Sean Gibson July 18th, 2014
With the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event now wrapped up, Sean Gibson takes a look at who won and what is happening in the post-Moneymaker amateur vs....
Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast” Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast”
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
In today’s online poker climate, players are looking to get any edge possible. While a player might be break-even, that same player is actually ̶...
Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
At Full Tilt Poker, waiting has never been the hardest part for players who want to get into the action as soon as possible. The online poker room’s ...
Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money
Jennifer Newell February 1st, 2014
Full Tilt Poker has offered numerous promotions since the beginning of 2014. With the launch of Adrenaline Rush fast-fold poker and the introduction of dou...
Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables
Sean Gibson January 24th, 2014
Full Tilt Poker’s Rush format was designed for players who wanted to game fast. Rush Poker brought high-speed stakes to those who wanted to quick challen...
PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014 PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014
Sean Gibson July 22nd, 2014
The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) held at PokerStars is the most anticipated online tournament series in the industry. Every year, thousands c...
Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama
Sean Gibson July 21st, 2014
The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the c...
Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule
Sean Gibson July 17th, 2014
One of the most popular online tournament series returns at Full Tilt Poker in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, commonly referred to as the F...
PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee
Sean Gibson July 15th, 2014
While many poker players have dreams of playing in massive championship events at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) or online at the PokerStars World Champi...
PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014 PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014
Sean Gibson July 22nd, 2014
The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) held at PokerStars is the most anticipated online tournament series in the industry. Every year, thousands c...
Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama
Sean Gibson July 21st, 2014
The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the c...
An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine An In-Depth Look: the WSOP 2014 November Nine
Jennifer Newell July 19th, 2014
Yes, it’s over, but even as this year’s World Series of Poker November Nine are counting their winnings, they’re also going to be spendin...
Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker? Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?
Sean Gibson July 18th, 2014
With the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event now wrapped up, Sean Gibson takes a look at who won and what is happening in the post-Moneymaker amateur vs....
Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests
Philip Conneller July 20th, 2014
Two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested by the FBI on 21 counts of corruption, some of which relate to the payment processing company at the h...
Bart Tichelman Daughter Charged in Google Exec Overdose Bart Tichelman Daughter Charged in Google Exec Overdose
Sean Gibson July 18th, 2014
As everyone knows who’s ever played or watched a tournament on TV, the world of poker is full of knuckle-biting drama. One only has to look at the up...
It’s the Pokey Now for Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac It’s the Pokey Now for Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac
Philip Conneller July 17th, 2014
A German court has sentenced poker cheat and former WPT winner Ali Tekintamgac to three years and five months in prison for five counts of fraud. The Germa...
Women at WSOP 2014: Event Conflicts and Poor Wording Women at WSOP 2014: Event Conflicts and Poor Wording
Jennifer Newell July 4th, 2014
The World Series of Poker has come a long way in its decades of history. The Series has grown immensely and learned over time how to welcome more people of...