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Online Poker In Australia Set For Crackdown After Government Review  Online Poker In Australia Set For Crackdown After Government Review 
Jon Young - April 30th, 2016

Online poker sites operating in Australia could be in for a tough time following a review of gaming law Down Under. The federal government has finally produced its latest report into online gambling in the country. And it looks like overseas sites providing real-money action to Aussies could be in for further prohibition. A review […]

GVC Reports First PartyPoker Growth in Five Years

GVC Reports First PartyPoker Growth in Five Years

Philip Conneller - April 29th, 2016

Could PartyPoker be making a comeback? The once-mighty online poker giant, which a decade ago was the biggest online poker site in the world and floated on the London Stock Exchange for $4.64 billion, experienced year on year growth for the first time in five years in the first quarter of 2016. The revelation comes […]

Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club

Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club

Jon Sofen - April 29th, 2016

Larry Flynt already owns a popular Southern California poker room, Hustler Casino, and soon, he could have another. Hustler Casino is located in Gardena, California, nearby the state’s oldest card club Normandie Casino. As Normandie prepares to be temporarily shut down, Flynt is rumored to want the property. According to local poker player Robert Turner, […]

Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap

Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap

Jon Sofen - April 28th, 2016

The Global Poker League Eurasia Conference has concluded its fourth week of the league’s inaugural season. A third of the way through the regular season and three teams are in a close battle for conference supremacy. And one team is in desperation mode already. On Wednesday afternoon, Todd Brunson (Rome Emperors) and Jeff Gross (Berlin […]

California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 

California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 

Philip Conneller - April 28th, 2016

A bill that would regulate online poker in California, AB 2863, was passed by the state’s Assembly Governmental Organization Committee with flying colors on Wednesday, by a unanimous vote of 18-0. This is the second time an online poker bill has been passed by an Assembly committee and also the second vote ever held in the […]

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Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club
Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club
Jon Sofen April 29th, 2016
Larry Flynt already owns a popular Southern California poker room, Hustler Casino, and soon, he could have another. Hustler Casino is located in Gardena, C...
World Poker Tour Debuting Multi Venue Series in Spain and Portugal
World Poker Tour Debuting Multi Venue Series in Spain and Portugal
Daniel Smyth April 7th, 2016
The World Poker Tour (WPT) is poised to return to the Iberian Peninsula next month with an innovative new tournament concept known as multi venue poker. Al...
Aria Super High Roller Bowl II Sells Out Quickly in Las Vegas, Biggest Stars to Compete for $5 Million
Aria Super High Roller Bowl II Sells Out Quickly in Las Vegas, Biggest Stars to Compete for $5 Million
Jon Sofen March 17th, 2016
The inaugural Aria Super High Roller Bowl was a big hit last year. Some 43 players anted up the $500,00 entrance fee for a shot at a handsome $7.5 million ...
Poker Dealer Cleared of Cheating in “Fluke” Card Fiasco
Poker Dealer Cleared of Cheating in “Fluke” Card Fiasco
Philip Conneller March 10th, 2016
A Cleveland poker dealer has been cleared of wrongdoing after the king of clubs was judged to have crawled up his sleeve accidentally during a session at t...
Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club
Larry Flynt Rumored to Want Embattled California Poker Club
Jon Sofen April 29th, 2016
Larry Flynt already owns a popular Southern California poker room, Hustler Casino, and soon, he could have another. Hustler Casino is located in Gardena, C...
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Daniel Smyth April 16th, 2016
Phil Ivey and his baccarat “edge sorting” strategy were back in the legal spotlight this week, after his counsel asked an appeals court in London to de...
Phil Ivey Second Appeal Goes to Court in Never-Ending Baccarat Edge Sorting Case at London’s Crockfords
Phil Ivey Second Appeal Goes to Court in Never-Ending Baccarat Edge Sorting Case at London’s Crockfords
Daniel Smyth April 11th, 2016
Phil Ivey’s £7.8 million ($11.2 million) baccarat battle against London’s Crockfords Casino is set to resume this week, after the poker pro wa...
EuroPoker Bankruptcy Sees Players Offer Testimonies in French Court
EuroPoker Bankruptcy Sees Players Offer Testimonies in French Court
Philip Conneller April 10th, 2016
French victims of the bankrupt online site EuroPoker, seeking to salvage their funds from the ashes of the defunct operator’s balance books, were able to...
California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 
California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 
Philip Conneller April 28th, 2016
A bill that would regulate online poker in California, AB 2863, was passed by the state’s Assembly Governmental Organization Committee with flying color...
Horseracing Industry Offers California Poker Bill Unbridled Support
Horseracing Industry Offers California Poker Bill Unbridled Support
Philip Conneller April 25th, 2016
California’s horse racing industry has officially thrown its weight behind Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill (AB 2863). Nine industry leaders w...
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Daniel Smyth April 16th, 2016
Phil Ivey and his baccarat “edge sorting” strategy were back in the legal spotlight this week, after his counsel asked an appeals court in London to de...
April California Online Poker Bill Hearing Set, Could PokerStars Questions Affect Outcome?
April California Online Poker Bill Hearing Set, Could PokerStars Questions Affect Outcome?
Jon Sofen April 13th, 2016
A California online poker bill will, at the very least, receive some consideration later in April. That’s not to say residents of the Golden State should...
Online Poker In Australia Set For Crackdown After Government Review 
Online Poker In Australia Set For Crackdown After Government Review 
Jon Young April 30th, 2016
Online poker sites operating in Australia could be in for a tough time following a review of gaming law Down Under. The federal government has finally prod...
GVC Reports First PartyPoker Growth in Five Years
GVC Reports First PartyPoker Growth in Five Years
Philip Conneller April 29th, 2016
Could PartyPoker be making a comeback? The once-mighty online poker giant, which a decade ago was the biggest online poker site in the world and floated on...
Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap
Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2016
The Global Poker League Eurasia Conference has concluded its fourth week of the league’s inaugural season. A third of the way through the regular season ...
California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 
California Online Poker Bill Sails Through Committee 
Philip Conneller April 28th, 2016
A bill that would regulate online poker in California, AB 2863, was passed by the state’s Assembly Governmental Organization Committee with flying color...
Dan Bilzerian and Hillary Clinton Do Business Over Private Jet
Dan Bilzerian and Hillary Clinton Do Business Over Private Jet
Daniel Smyth April 26th, 2016
Dan Bilzerian is a man with friends in high places, but he might have just forged a relationship with the next president of the United States, Hillary Clin...
Portugal Permits Online Poker Liquidity Sharing But Forgets to Legislate for Poker Networks
Portugal Permits Online Poker Liquidity Sharing But Forgets to Legislate for Poker Networks
Philip Conneller April 19th, 2016
Portugal’s online poker and gambling reforms appear to be taking one step forward and two steps back at every possible opportunity. The good news is that...
Global Poker League Week 3 Preview
Global Poker League Week 3 Preview
Jon Sofen April 18th, 2016
The Global Poker League has been one of the hottest topics in the poker world recently. The recently established league has now completed two weeks of comp...
888poker Increases European Partnerships with Swedish Deal
888poker Increases European Partnerships with Swedish Deal
Daniel Smyth April 18th, 2016
888poker and the Swedish Poker Federation (Svenska Pokerförbunde) have joined forces in a deal that will see the former become the online host for the Swe...
Pechanga Offers WSOP Main Event Seat, World Series of Poker Satellite Schedules Released
Pechanga Offers WSOP Main Event Seat, World Series of Poker Satellite Schedules Released
Jon Sofen April 15th, 2016
On Saturday May 21, Pechanga Poker Room in Temecula, California will be handing out a seat to the winner of a satellite tournament. And not just any tourna...
Phil Ivey Second Appeal Goes to Court in Never-Ending Baccarat Edge Sorting Case at London’s Crockfords
Phil Ivey Second Appeal Goes to Court in Never-Ending Baccarat Edge Sorting Case at London’s Crockfords
Daniel Smyth April 11th, 2016
Phil Ivey’s £7.8 million ($11.2 million) baccarat battle against London’s Crockfords Casino is set to resume this week, after the poker pro wa...
WPT Tournament of Champions Features $100,000 Overlay and 30-Second Shot Clock
WPT Tournament of Champions Features $100,000 Overlay and 30-Second Shot Clock
Jon Sofen March 24th, 2016
The 2016 WPT Tournament of Champions will feature more than just the season’s winners competing for WPT supremacy. Formerly the WPT World Championship, t...
WPT Bay 101 Sees Joe McKeehen Take Down $25K High Roller Event
WPT Bay 101 Sees Joe McKeehen Take Down $25K High Roller Event
Jon Sofen March 14th, 2016
The WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star series has concluded in San Jose, California. A former WSOP champ got richer, a popular female poker pro came oh-so-close to ...
Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap
Global Poker League Eurasia Conference Weekly Recap
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2016
The Global Poker League Eurasia Conference has concluded its fourth week of the league’s inaugural season. A third of the way through the regular season ...
PokerStars New Jersey to Host Massive Spring Poker Series
PokerStars New Jersey to Host Massive Spring Poker Series
Jon Sofen April 27th, 2016
PokerStars New Jersey has been a hit since launching late last month. The biggest brand in online poker will be hosting a Spring Championship of Online Pok...
Farid Yachou Ships WPT Tournament of Champions, Defeating Table Full of Americans in First Trip to U.S.
Farid Yachou Ships WPT Tournament of Champions, Defeating Table Full of Americans in First Trip to U.S.
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2016
Farid Yachou has won every tournament he has played on American soil. Granted, that’s only one event but it’s a huge victory for a man with very little...
Chino Rheem Wins Third WPT Title 
Chino Rheem Wins Third WPT Title 
Philip Conneller April 23rd, 2016
Chino Rheem topped the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale on Thursday night, taking his third WPT title in the process. Just three other players in WPT...
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Phil Ivey Legal Team Asks UK Court to Determine If He Cheated His Way to $11.2 Million
Daniel Smyth April 16th, 2016
Phil Ivey and his baccarat “edge sorting” strategy were back in the legal spotlight this week, after his counsel asked an appeals court in London to de...
April California Online Poker Bill Hearing Set, Could PokerStars Questions Affect Outcome?
April California Online Poker Bill Hearing Set, Could PokerStars Questions Affect Outcome?
Jon Sofen April 13th, 2016
A California online poker bill will, at the very least, receive some consideration later in April. That’s not to say residents of the Golden State should...
Dennis Hastert, who Spearheaded Internet Poker Ban to “Protect Our Children,” Abused Four Underage Boys, Say Prosecutors in Fraud Trial
Dennis Hastert, who Spearheaded Internet Poker Ban to “Protect Our Children,” Abused Four Underage Boys, Say Prosecutors in Fraud Trial
Philip Conneller April 12th, 2016
Dennis Hastert, the disgraced former Speaker of the House and one of the main forces behind the banning of online poker in the US in 2006, now stands accus...
EuroPoker Bankruptcy Sees Players Offer Testimonies in French Court
EuroPoker Bankruptcy Sees Players Offer Testimonies in French Court
Philip Conneller April 10th, 2016
French victims of the bankrupt online site EuroPoker, seeking to salvage their funds from the ashes of the defunct operator’s balance books, were able to...