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Poker Central to Give $1M to Predictor of Super High Roller, But You’ll Need to Guess All Seven FT Spots Correctly

Poker Central to Give $1M to Predictor of Super High Roller, But You’ll Need to Guess All Seven FT Spots Correctly

Jon Sofen - May 2nd, 2016

Poker Central wants to give you $1 million. All you have to do is sign-up, choose a few poker players and their finishing order correctly, and the money will be yours. Okay, it’s not that easy, but a seven-figure payday does await without any buy-in. (You know that means an insurance underwriter is biting his […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Moves in Many Directions While Online Poker Goes Nowhere

Daily Fantasy Sports Moves in Many Directions While Online Poker Goes Nowhere

Philip Conneller - April 11th, 2016

The daily fantasy sports landscape in the US is becoming an increasingly jumbled legal patchwork, as states opt to embrace or reject the industry. Several states have moved to define the legality in the last few days, albeit in different directions. Alabama AG Luther Strange joined his colleague from Tennessee in declaring the contests to […]

NYX Gaming Grabs OpenBet, Pushes OnGame Poker Network to Back Burner

NYX Gaming Grabs OpenBet, Pushes OnGame Poker Network to Back Burner

Daniel Smyth - April 5th, 2016

Global iGaming provider NYX Gaming made some big moves at the start of April by offloading its poker assets and adding a new string to its sports betting bow by purchasing the OpenBet platform. Since acquiring the OnGame Poker Network from Canada’s Amaya, Inc. for CAD$150 million (USD$113 million) in 2014, NYX Gaming has struggled […]

Crown Casino Locked in Three-Year Poker Tax Battle

Crown Casino Locked in Three-Year Poker Tax Battle

Daniel Smyth - March 27th, 2016

The Crown Casino in Melbourne is known for hosting one of the biggest tournament festivals of the year, but if the state’s regulator has its way then the action at the Aussie Millions could get more expensive. The Crown Casino has long been seen as one of the top destinations for poker in the southern […]

Dan Bilzerian Running Out of Time to Fulfill Bike Ride Prop Bet, Stakes Increase

Dan Bilzerian Running Out of Time to Fulfill Bike Ride Prop Bet, Stakes Increase

Jon Sofen - March 26th, 2016

Dan Bilzerian has a passion for guns, women, and gambling (in no particular order). His appetite for guns and women has probably gotten him into some trouble over the years, but perhaps not nearly as much as his gambling love is causing him now. The social media icon and high stakes poker player placed a […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Banned in New York State, Are There Repercussions for Online Poker?

Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Banned in New York State, Are There Repercussions for Online Poker?

Jon Sofen - March 22nd, 2016

Two major daily fantasy sports websites, DraftKings and FanDuel, have agreed to cease operations in New York State for the time being. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the mega DFS websites reached the consensus on Monday. State lawmakers will review daily fantasy sports legislation come May, although whether or not it will pass at […]

World Poker Tour Organizes Its Own ‘March Madness’ Contest

World Poker Tour Organizes Its Own ‘March Madness’ Contest

Jon Sofen - March 18th, 2016

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is partaking in some March Madness fun. But instead of hosting a college basketball office pool, the WPT has a 64-player poker bracket for fans to vote on. Coinciding with the start of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, college basketball’s biggest event, the WPT is asking poker fans to vote for […]

5Dimes Targeted by Feds in $2 Million Amazon GC Money Laundering Investigation

5Dimes Targeted by Feds in $2 Million Amazon GC Money Laundering Investigation

Philip Conneller - March 17th, 2016

Online gambling site 5Dimes, which operates the Grand Poker Network, has been accused by the Department of Homeland Security of laundering almost $2 million through the use of Amazon gift certificates. An application for a seizure warrant in the US District Court in Philadelphia alleges that 5Dimes encouraged its US customers to fund their accounts by […]

Dan Bilzerian Shaves Legs Ahead of $1.2 Million Cycling Bet

Dan Bilzerian Shaves Legs Ahead of $1.2 Million Cycling Bet

Daniel Smyth - March 2nd, 2016

Dan Bilzerian has picked up the gauntlet thrown down by poker pro and hedge fund manager Bill Perkins, and is now reportedly deep in training for his $1.2 million cycling bet. The man they call “Blitz” publicly made a bet with Perkins at the close of February that he could cycle from Los Angeles to […]

Former Bwin Executives Accused of Bribery in Turkish Sports Betting Licensing Effort

Former Bwin Executives Accused of Bribery in Turkish Sports Betting Licensing Effort

Philip Conneller - February 29th, 2016

Two former senior executives of bwin.party could be facing bribery charges in Austria over events relating to the company’s fruitless pursuit of a Turkish sports betting license back in 2007. Vienna’s public prosecutor’s office has its sights set on Norbert Teufelberger and Manfred Bodner, along with six others, over a payment the company allegedly made to […]

Dan Bilzerian in for $1.2 Million Cycling Prop Bet, Lance Armstrong Still a Wild Card

Dan Bilzerian in for $1.2 Million Cycling Prop Bet, Lance Armstrong Still a Wild Card

Daniel Smyth - February 22nd, 2016

Dan Bilzerian, the part-time poker player with more than a few million in the bank, hit the headlines last week after a crazy prop bet between the Instagram King and hedge fund manager/venture capitalist Bill Perkins. The bet is for $1.2 million, and says that Bilzerian has to complete a cycling circuit from L.A. to […]