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Golf Sensation Jordan Spieth Plays Poker in Masters Jacket

Golf Sensation Jordan Spieth Plays Poker in Masters Jacket

Daniel Smyth - July 21st, 2015

Jordan Spieth, the 21-year-old golf hotshot, is something of a poker player according to a recent interview. The US golfer from Texas, who recently finished battling against the best golfers in the world at the British Open, recently told reporters that he’s been known to wear the famous green jacket (given to the winner of […]

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 […]

PokerStars Gears Up for Daily Fantasy Sports Launch

PokerStars Gears Up for Daily Fantasy Sports Launch

Philip Conneller - July 18th, 2015

PokerStars looks like it is preparing to launch daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the US in time for the start of the NFL season in September. This week the company contacted many of its former customers in the US via email to gauge opinions on a PokerStars DFS product. These were players who had accounts […]

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Merger Talks Could Mean Big Business for Online Poker Branches

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Merger Talks Could Mean Big Business for Online Poker Branches

Daniel Smyth - June 23rd, 2015

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral, two of the UK’s leading bookmakers, are considering a possible merger and it could have an impact on the online poker scene if it goes according t plan. Talks of a deal first hit the headlines courtesy of the UK’s Racing Post after it received a quote from Ladbrokes’ CEO Jim […]

NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament 

NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament 

Philip Conneller - June 12th, 2015

The NFL has been flexing its muscles over its strict anti-gambling stance, which extends, apparently, to barring football players from entering poker tournaments as celebrity bounties. Last week, three Miami Dolphins players, A.J. Francis, Jason Fox and Jordan Cameron, were ordered not to attend the tournament at Florida’s Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, just hours before […]

Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges

Paul Phua Case Could be Tossed: Prosecution to Decide Friday on Whether to Drop Charges

Daniel Smyth - May 28th, 2015

Paul Phua may or may not know that crime doesn’t pay, but his defense attorney David Chesnoff has done everything possible to make sure that his client never has to find out. Due to Chesnoff’s legal team’s brilliant maneuvering, businessman and high stakes poker player Phua may not have to face trial at all, with […]

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 ongoing saga of the Malaysian whale poker pro’s alleged illegal sports betting operation continues to unfold, his poker skills, or rather those of his attorneys, will certainly be put […]

Online Poker Continues Decline in France

Online Poker Continues Decline in France

Philip Conneller - May 8th, 2015

French online gambling regulator ARJEL released its Q1 gross gaming revenue figures this week, and the picture remains bleak for poker. While online poker continues to attract the most players and generate a higher level of turnover than other forms of online gambling, it also yields the lowest level of gross gaming revenue. France’s cash […]

Defense Lawyers Request Dismissal of Paul Phua Case

Defense Lawyers Request Dismissal of Paul Phua Case

Ed Scimia - April 29th, 2015

Paul Phua may be just one more ruling away from winning his freedom. Defense lawyers for Phua have made a request to the judge presiding over his case that the charges against him be tossed, a move that comes in response to a previous ruling that tossed much of the evidence that was to be […]

William Hill or Amaya Bwin.party Takeover Still Rumored to Be Possibilities

William Hill or Amaya Bwin.party Takeover Still Rumored to Be Possibilities

Ed Scimia - February 17th, 2015

Consider bwin.party to be like that girl in high school who everybody talks about: lots of speculation, and who knows how much validity. Among the possible suitors rumored to be bedding bwin are gambling conglomerates William Hill and Amaya Gaming, and the gossip keeps on coming. In the latest round of speculation, it seems that […]

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Elbert Pruitt - February 1st, 2015

Boxing legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao can truthfully say that only a handful of people have gotten the best of him in the ring, but when it comes to high stakes no-limit holdem ring games, the 36 year old boxing sensation from the Philippines is somewhat more likely to meet his match. According to high stakes […]


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