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Find out where the latest poker promos are and where you can sit down to win big. Whether it is freerolls or big money satellites, we’ll guide you in the right direction.

New Jersey Online Poker Traffic Trending Upward

New Jersey Online Poker Traffic Trending Upward

Ed Scimia - July 28th, 2015

New Jersey has seen gradual improvements in its online gambling numbers in recent months, but that success hasn’t been enjoyed equally across all games. Online poker has failed to capitalize on that growth, and in fact slumped heading into the summer months, leading many to wonder whether the state would need something to reinvigorate the […]

Playboy Poker Closes Down for Second Time

Playboy Poker Closes Down for Second Time

Ed Scimia - July 27th, 2015

The Playboy Mansion is still hosting wild parties, and the Playboy magazine is still being bought (for the articles!) by millions worldwide. But Playboy Poker is shutting down for the second time in its history, announcing that Monday would be the final day of operation for the latest incarnation of the poker site. The original […]

Soulja Boy’s World Poker Fund Holdings Hires Gaming Expert

Soulja Boy’s World Poker Fund Holdings Hires Gaming Expert

Daniel Smyth - July 26th, 2015

Hip-hop artist and tattoo fan, Soulja Boy, has an interest in the online poker world according to recent reports. The American musician has a number of business interests outside of the rap game, one of which is World Poker Fund Holdings (WPFH). Formed earlier this year, the company is Soulja Boy’s attempt to reinvigorate the […]

Wall Street’s Finest Ante-Up $850,000 for Education

Wall Street’s Finest Ante-Up $850,000 for Education

Daniel Smyth - July 26th, 2015

Wall Street traders, poker pros and celebrities recently came together for the sake of charity and entertainment. Anteing up inside Gotham Hall in Manhattan, the group of high flying financial experts managed to raise $850,000 for Education Reform Now which is an advocacy organization that’s committed to making sure all kids can access high-quality public […]

LAPT And BSOP Combining for Major Poker Festival

LAPT And BSOP Combining for Major Poker Festival

Ed Scimia - July 23rd, 2015

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) and the Brazil Series of Poker (BSOP) have been two of the biggest forces in driving the growing popularity of poker in South America. Now, these two titans of tournament poker are combining forces to create what could be the biggest poker festival in the history of Brazil. The […]

Online Poker’s Betfair Partners with Sunderland AFC

Online Poker’s Betfair Partners with Sunderland AFC

Daniel Smyth - July 20th, 2015

Betfair, the European and US iGaming operator with interests in online poker, casino gaming and sports betting, has just become the official betting partner of Sunderland AFC. The Premier League soccer (football) team is one of the biggest clubs in England and the deal with Betfair will see it gain an enhanced presence both inside […]

Churchill Downs Shuts Down Bluff Media 

Churchill Downs Shuts Down Bluff Media 

Philip Conneller - July 20th, 2015

Bluff Media, the company behind Bluff.com, and, until February this year, publisher of Bluff Magazine, will cease all operations, it has been announced. Buff Media was a company that rode the shirttails of the poker boom, and documented the game throughout its true glory years. The magazine was founded by Eric Morris, Eddy Kleid, Jeff […]

Roy Keane Takes Offense To Paddy Power Ad

Roy Keane Takes Offense To Paddy Power Ad

Daniel Smyth - July 11th, 2015

Former Manchester United captain and now Republic of Ireland assistant manager, Roy Keane, is reportedly suing online poker and sports betting operator Paddy Power. The ex-United tough guy has never been one to keep quiet when he feels aggrieved and following a PR stunt involving Keane’s likeness he decided to take action in court. Unhappy […]

Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker Star, Being a Chess Grandmaster, and Tying It All Together

Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker Star, Being a Chess Grandmaster, and Tying It All Together

Ed Scimia - July 7th, 2015

Jennifer Shahade is a name that poker players have become familiar with over just the last few years, but she has long been a famous face in the world of chess. Before she became the Mind Sports Ambassador for PokerStars or became known for her Open Face Chinese Poker prowess, she was the two-time United […]

PokerStars “Let California Play” Pro Tour Announces Schedule of Events

PokerStars “Let California Play” Pro Tour Announces Schedule of Events

Philip Conneller - July 6th, 2015

PokerStars’ California charm offensive will get on the road next week, when the “Let California Play” Pro Tour hits San Diego’s Palomar Card Club on July 17. While the legislative process to regulate online poker in the Golden State appears to have ground to a halt due to the stalemate that exists between its various […]

PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol

PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol

Philip Conneller - June 29th, 2015

PokerStars’ second foray into the world of pop-up restauranteering will open in Bristol, UK, from July 27 to 29. And yes, while you might have imagined that a PokerStars pop-up had something to do with online advertising, it is, in fact, a poker-themed dining experience, a gambling-culinary mash-up, to promote the Bristol leg of the […]


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