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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 state. In fact, Senator Isadore Hall, Government Organization (GO) Committee chairman and sponsor of one the four online poker bills introduced this year, was not even present at the meeting. […]

Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown

Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown

Ed Scimia - May 21st, 2015

American Pharoah may win horse racing’s Triple Crown if he can win the Belmont Stakes next month. But as impressive an accomplishment as that would be, it might just pale in comparison to a poker player who has accomplished the feat 25 times. Chris Moorman won his 25th PocketFives Triple Crown last week, scoring three […]

Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll

Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll

Ed Scimia - May 20th, 2015

Pennsylvania online poker is a hot topic in the Keystone State, with state House Gaming Oversight Committee Chairman John Payne (R-Dauphlin) recently sponsoring legislation that would allow for poker and casino games to be played over the Internet there. Now, there’s a new poll that suggests Pennsylvanians could be behind such a measure, provided the […]

PokerStars Initiates PR Push In California 

PokerStars Initiates PR Push In California 

Philip Conneller - May 20th, 2015

PokerStars has increased its public relations efforts in California, with the announcement of a play-for-fun poker demonstration, hosted by Daniel Negreanu and Jason Somerville, in Sacramento tomorrow (May 21). As the California legislature mulls the question of legalization and regulation, and the state’s gambling stakeholders squabble amongst themselves, PokerStars will make a play for the […]

Viktor Blom to Twitch While Playing Poker for 10 Hours on May 27

Viktor Blom to Twitch While Playing Poker for 10 Hours on May 27

Philip Conneller - May 20th, 2015

UnibetPoker’s Twitch.tv is about to enjoy the talents of Viktor Blom, poker’s most enigmatic and media-shy nose-bleeder. On May 27, Blom will be playing 10 hours of No Limit Holdem and Pot Limit Omaha at various stakes, ranging from $50 to $400, which will be streamed live on Unibet’s Twitch.TV page between the hours of 11am […]

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New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation
Daniel Smyth May 19th, 2015
New York Senator, John Bonacic, has renewed his push for regulated online poker in the Empire State with a bill entitled S5302-2015. Having previously made...
Nebraska AG Says State Poker Bill Could Potentially Be Unconstitutional Nebraska AG Says State Poker Bill Could Potentially Be Unconstitutional
Ed Scimia May 19th, 2015
Poker fans in Nebraska could get a chance to play their favorite game in their state, if a bill from State Senator Tyson Larson (R-O’Neill) is approved b...
Phua Case Prosecutors Press for Conviction with Added Conspiracy Charge Phua Case Prosecutors Press for Conviction with Added Conspiracy Charge
Philip Conneller May 14th, 2015
Paul Phua is in the poker match of his life, and against what is possibly his most formidable opponent: the United States federal government. As the ongoin...
World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations
Ed Scimia May 13th, 2015
The ancient Greek statue of the Colossus of Rhodes represented the gods in all their power and glory, and this year’s first-ever homonymous WSOP even...
Bwin.party Bidding War Now Includes Amaya with GVC Versus 888 Bwin.party Bidding War Now Includes Amaya with GVC Versus 888
Philip Conneller May 18th, 2015
Bwin.party is now the object of desire for Amaya Inc., GVC Holdings, and 888 Holdings, all of which have joined the bidding war to buy the online gaming op...
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...
Amaya Posts Huge Q1 Revenues Thanks To PokerStars Acquisition Amaya Posts Huge Q1 Revenues Thanks To PokerStars Acquisition
Ed Scimia May 15th, 2015
When Amaya purchased the Rational Group last year, it was a no-brainer that the addition of PokerStars and Full Tilt to the company would send their revenu...
GVC Holdings Moving In for bwin.party Buyout in Reverse Takeover Bid GVC Holdings Moving In for bwin.party Buyout in Reverse Takeover Bid
Daniel Smyth May 15th, 2015
Bwin.party could be set for a change of ownership if the green light is given by the company’s senior executives. GVC Holdings PLC, a sports betting ...
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 ...
Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll
Ed Scimia May 20th, 2015
Pennsylvania online poker is a hot topic in the Keystone State, with state House Gaming Oversight Committee Chairman John Payne (R-Dauphlin) recently spons...
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...
New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation
Daniel Smyth May 19th, 2015
New York Senator, John Bonacic, has renewed his push for regulated online poker in the Empire State with a bill entitled S5302-2015. Having previously made...
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 ...
Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown
Ed Scimia May 21st, 2015
American Pharoah may win horse racing’s Triple Crown if he can win the Belmont Stakes next month. But as impressive an accomplishment as that would be, i...
Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll Pennsylvania Shows Strong Regulated Online Poker Support in Latest Poll
Ed Scimia May 20th, 2015
Pennsylvania online poker is a hot topic in the Keystone State, with state House Gaming Oversight Committee Chairman John Payne (R-Dauphlin) recently spons...
PokerStars Initiates PR Push In California  PokerStars Initiates PR Push In California 
Philip Conneller May 20th, 2015
PokerStars has increased its public relations efforts in California, with the announcement of a play-for-fun poker demonstration, hosted by Daniel Negreanu...
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...
PokerStars Rips Up Rev Share Affiliate Deals PokerStars Rips Up Rev Share Affiliate Deals
Philip Conneller May 5th, 2015
PokerStars has announced that from the beginning of June it will restrict the length of new and existing affiliate deals to two years, and that could spell...
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 ...
New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation New York Senator Pushes For Online Poker Regulation
Daniel Smyth May 19th, 2015
New York Senator, John Bonacic, has renewed his push for regulated online poker in the Empire State with a bill entitled S5302-2015. Having previously made...
World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations World Series of Poker Colossus Living Up to Its Namesake with Massive Pre-Registrations
Ed Scimia May 13th, 2015
The ancient Greek statue of the Colossus of Rhodes represented the gods in all their power and glory, and this year’s first-ever homonymous WSOP even...
WSOP 2015 Online and Live Play to Coexist in New Twist WSOP 2015 Online and Live Play to Coexist in New Twist
Ed Scimia May 12th, 2015
Get ready, WSOP 2015 players, for a brave new world where online and live play meet up and hopefully don’t collide. Because this year, you’ll b...
Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown Chris Moorman Claims 25th Triple Crown
Ed Scimia May 21st, 2015
American Pharoah may win horse racing’s Triple Crown if he can win the Belmont Stakes next month. But as impressive an accomplishment as that would be, i...
Tiger Woods Charity Poker Tournament Causes A Stir Tiger Woods Charity Poker Tournament Causes A Stir
Daniel Smyth May 18th, 2015
Billionaires, bets and baldness were the main topics of conversation following the latest incarnation of Tiger Woods’ charity event: Tiger Jam. Kicki...
Jason Mercier Wins Three SCOOP Titles In One Week Jason Mercier Wins Three SCOOP Titles In One Week
Ed Scimia May 18th, 2015
Jason Mercier is simply on fire. He can’t seem to lose a tournament these days even if he wanted to. The poker pro has been dominating the past week ...
GPI Formula To Decide WSOP POY Award GPI Formula To Decide WSOP POY Award
Daniel Smyth May 16th, 2015
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and the Global Poker Index (GPI) will work together this summer and for at least the next three to find out which player i...
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...
Phua Case Prosecutors Press for Conviction with Added Conspiracy Charge Phua Case Prosecutors Press for Conviction with Added Conspiracy Charge
Philip Conneller May 14th, 2015
Paul Phua is in the poker match of his life, and against what is possibly his most formidable opponent: the United States federal government. As the ongoin...
Betclic Everest Players Fined for Unlicensed Site Play by Belgian Gaming Commission Betclic Everest Players Fined for Unlicensed Site Play by Belgian Gaming Commission
Daniel Smyth May 11th, 2015
Betclic Everest poker players, beware: if you’re in Belgium, you could be in trouble for logging in to the site that’s unlicensed there. And ot...

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