Sean Gibson

Sean Gibson

Sean Gibson has been an insider in the poker and casino industry for a number of years. Gibson has worked with many different media outlets and has covered events such as the World Series of Poker Main Event, the World Poker Tour Championship, and an infinite number of online events. He plays both 6-max and Full Ring No Limit Hold'em and can be found playing at either the Oceans 11 cardroom in Oceanside, CA or at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud

Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud

Sean Gibson - December 16th, 2014

The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s high-stakes online cash game players notified the country’s Economic Crime Department centered in Copenhagen of the suspected fraudulent activity. The group of players named a fellow high-stakes player they […]

Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Sean Gibson - December 15th, 2014

The Garden State Super Series 2 is coming back to New Jersey with a whopping $1 million prize pool. PartyPoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com released the official full schedule for the second run of the Garden State Super Series. The announcement comes a few weeks after the online partners gathered feedback from the poker community on […]

Trump Entertainment Resorts to Settle with Betfair and Ultimate Poker

Trump Entertainment Resorts to Settle with Betfair and Ultimate Poker

Sean Gibson - December 9th, 2014

Trump Entertainment Resorts (TER) will settle with former New Jersey business partners Betfair and Ultimate Gaming. The now bankrupt casino operator had a hearing delayed to this week to find out the fate of the ill-fated Trump Taj Mahal, its last remaining Atlantic City property. The agreements with Trump’s online business associates determined which party […]

PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions

PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions

Sean Gibson - December 5th, 2014

Already underway, the PokerStars December Festival will dish out a minimum of $15 million to players during its month-long celebration. During the festive promotion at PokerStars, every single real-money player that logs in and plays has a chance to win massive cash prizes, including boosted prize pools in the site’s most popular tournaments. In addition, […]

Dutch Gambling Authority Signs Letter with Malta Gaming Authority

Dutch Gambling Authority Signs Letter with Malta Gaming Authority

Sean Gibson - December 1st, 2014

While online gaming is not fully regulated yet, gaming authorities in the Netherlands have signed a deal with Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) to start a relationship between the two agencies. The deal is seen as a major step forward for a more streamlined, consistent regulatory environment within Europe. Currently it is not expected […]

FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt

FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt

Sean Gibson - November 30th, 2014

One of the most popular online poker tournament series comes back in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) starting November 30, and running through December 14. This incarnation of the tournament series is dubbed FTOPS XXVII and boasts thirty different events and over $4 million in guaranteed prize pools. Players don’t […]

Jonathan Jaffe Wins WPT Montreal Event

Jonathan Jaffe Wins WPT Montreal Event

Sean Gibson - November 29th, 2014

Jonathan Jaffe won the 2014 partypoker.net World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal event last week in Canada. Jaffe bested 732 entries which started over the course of three Day 1 events for CAD $463,432 (approximately $408,706 USD). The poker pro had previously finished in second place at the WPT Season VII Foxwood Poker Finals and couple […]

Global Poker Index Signs Deal with Swiss Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

Global Poker Index Signs Deal with Swiss Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

Sean Gibson - November 28th, 2014

The Global Poker Index (GPI) announced in a press release a partnership with Roger Dubuis, a leader in the Swiss “Fine Watchmaking” industry that will see them manufacture a “Player of the Year” award. The player that ends up winning the award from the respected rankings group will receive a La Monégasque timepiece at award […]

Neteller to Return to New Jersey to Solve Payment Woes

Neteller to Return to New Jersey to Solve Payment Woes

Sean Gibson - November 24th, 2014

Neteller, who was once synonymous with online poker in the United States, is set to return to New Jersey thanks to a new partnership deal. Pala Interactive announced a deal with Optimal Payments which provides Neteller branded payment processing to online poker and gambling customers in the regulated New Jersey market. It is the hope […]

Big One Year Promotions Offered at WSOP and Borgata Sites

Big One Year Promotions Offered at WSOP and Borgata Sites

Sean Gibson - November 24th, 2014

To celebrate their mutual one year anniversaries operating in the regulated state of New Jersey in the United States, both WSOP and Borgata’s Poker sites have announced promotions for players. Borgata is offering a $100 bonus to all registered players and does not require a deposit, which can be cleared off in increments of $10. […]

Phil Ivey Nets Big Wins During Recent Online Sessions

Phil Ivey Nets Big Wins During Recent Online Sessions

Sean Gibson - November 23rd, 2014

Phil Ivey, who now plays under the screen name “Polarizing” has had a rough 2014 off the tables, but a hot streak at Full Tilt saw him win more than $690,000 in just a week’s time. While he might have lost out on millions thanks to a lost court case in the United Kingdom, Ivey’s […]