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Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16 Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen - April 25th, 2017

It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in the heart of […]

Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful

Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful

Jon Sofen - April 25th, 2017

A micro-stakes poker game involving seniors in a Canadian town has been shut down. The City of Richmond deems the game “unlawful.” No, you haven’t unknowingly stumbled upon The Onion. […]

Vietnam Native Vanessa Truong Nails WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee for $318,646

Vietnam Native Vanessa Truong Nails WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee for $318,646

Chad Holloway - April 25th, 2017

The World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee $1,675 Main Event drew 1,164 entries, which set a venue prize pool record by offering up nearly $1.75 million in prize money. […]

Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer

Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer

John Reger - April 24th, 2017

Playing online poker in Italy is legal, but it is limited to only players in the country, and government officials are hoping to change that with a shared online poker […]

MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site

MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site

Daniel Smyth - April 24th, 2017

Rannvijay Singha, one of India’s most popular TV hosts, has just been named as an ambassador for The Spartan Poker site. As part of the ongoing convergence between India’s online […]

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Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in ...
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2017
Pennsylvania’s brick-and-mortar poker room revenue was on the rise in March. There’s no guarantee that fact will have a positive impact on a pendin...
Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent
Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent
Chad Holloway April 19th, 2017
Since its launch in 2013, the Delaware internet gaming market has experienced a bit of a rollercoaster ride. In 2015, it was on life support, before bounci...
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Poker in India may be in trouble in at least one state after an influential minister claimed that gambling is “not good.” Goa Chief Minister Ma...
Android Ethereum Cryptocurrency Poker App Offers New Options for Online Players
Android Ethereum Cryptocurrency Poker App Offers New Options for Online Players
Daniel Smyth April 23rd, 2017
Ethereum (ETH) is getting ready to shake up mobile poker players’ worlds. It’s the latest in the world of cryptocurrency, now dominated by Bitc...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
PokerStars Acquisition in 2014 May Have Involved Insider Trading
PokerStars Acquisition in 2014 May Have Involved Insider Trading
Jon Sofen April 13th, 2017
PokerStars doesn’t need more bad publicity. But the online poker giant just got some. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has alleged investors from ...
Absolute Poker Finally Paying Players Money Owed for Past Six Years
Absolute Poker Finally Paying Players Money Owed for Past Six Years
Jon Sofen April 11th, 2017
Former Absolute Poker players: we have some good news to share. Customers of the defunct online poker site may soon receive money owed them since April 15,...
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
A micro-stakes poker game involving seniors in a Canadian town has been shut down. The City of Richmond deems the game “unlawful.” No, you haven’t un...
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
John Reger April 21st, 2017
It’s been a long and winding legal road for Travell Thomas, the poker pro with over a half-million in live tournament winnings. On Thursday, Thomas f...
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Poker in India may be in trouble in at least one state after an influential minister claimed that gambling is “not good.” Goa Chief Minister Ma...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in ...
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
A micro-stakes poker game involving seniors in a Canadian town has been shut down. The City of Richmond deems the game “unlawful.” No, you haven’t un...
Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer
Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer
John Reger April 24th, 2017
Playing online poker in Italy is legal, but it is limited to only players in the country, and government officials are hoping to change that with a shared ...
MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site
MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site
Daniel Smyth April 24th, 2017
Rannvijay Singha, one of India’s most popular TV hosts, has just been named as an ambassador for The Spartan Poker site. As part of the ongoing conve...
Ivey League Poker Training Site to Stop Producing New Content
Ivey League Poker Training Site to Stop Producing New Content
Jon Sofen April 16th, 2017
Ivey League will no longer be uploading new content to its website as of May 1. The poker training site has decided to discontinue its service due to “th...
PokerStars Addresses Jackpot Poker Issues Following Recent Steam Network Launch
PokerStars Addresses Jackpot Poker Issues Following Recent Steam Network Launch
Jon Sofen April 14th, 2017
PokerStars’ Jackpot Poker has been tweaked and is now available on the Steam Network after users reported some initial problems with the free-to-play...
888poker Offers WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Eight-Figure Prize in “Supersize ME” Promotion
888poker Offers WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Eight-Figure Prize in “Supersize ME” Promotion
Chad Holloway April 13th, 2017
888poker, who is returning as an official sponsor of the World Series of Poker, is offering those who qualify for the 2017 WSOP Main Event on their site a ...
Phil Hellmuth to Host Tiger’s Poker Night Charity Event in Las Vegas May 19-20
Phil Hellmuth to Host Tiger’s Poker Night Charity Event in Las Vegas May 19-20
Jon Sofen April 11th, 2017
Phil Hellmuth will host the 19th annual Tiger Jam charity event at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 19-20. The Poker Brat, when he isn’t busy whining about ...
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in ...
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2017
Pennsylvania’s brick-and-mortar poker room revenue was on the rise in March. There’s no guarantee that fact will have a positive impact on a pendin...
Ben Lamb Beats Daniel Negreanu the Lion in Bellagio $25K High Roller
Ben Lamb Beats Daniel Negreanu the Lion in Bellagio $25K High Roller
Jon Sofen April 18th, 2017
Ben Lamb doesn’t come out of the woodwork to play many live tournaments. But on Monday, he decided to show up at Bellagio in Las Vegas for the casino’s...
Bellagio in Las Vegas Bringing Livestream Poker to Twitch
Bellagio in Las Vegas Bringing Livestream Poker to Twitch
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2017
When the Bellagio, the most iconic casino in Las Vegas, gets on the bandwagon with Twitch, the trendiest poker livestream video platform, you know somethin...
Vietnam Native Vanessa Truong Nails WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee for $318,646
Vietnam Native Vanessa Truong Nails WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee for $318,646
Chad Holloway April 25th, 2017
The World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee $1,675 Main Event drew 1,164 entries, which set a venue prize pool record by offering up nearly $1.75...
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Daniel Smyth April 24th, 2017
Argentina’s Maria Lampropulos has become one of the top-earning poker women in history after winning the partypoker LIVE Millions Main Event in Notti...
PokerStars NJSCOOP Guarantees $1.2 Million in Prize Money, Biggest Online Series in New Jersey History
PokerStars NJSCOOP Guarantees $1.2 Million in Prize Money, Biggest Online Series in New Jersey History
Jon Sofen April 22nd, 2017
The PokerStars NJSCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) series will have at least $1.2 million in prize pool money awarded. New Jersey online poker pl...
Pete Chen Wins WPT Beijing for $299,485 to Kick Off 16th Season of World Poker Tour
Pete Chen Wins WPT Beijing for $299,485 to Kick Off 16th Season of World Poker Tour
Chad Holloway April 20th, 2017
The first event of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Season XVI, the $3,500 buy-in WPT Beijing, wrapped up this week after Peter Chen topped a capped field of 400...
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
John Reger April 21st, 2017
It’s been a long and winding legal road for Travell Thomas, the poker pro with over a half-million in live tournament winnings. On Thursday, Thomas f...
New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games
New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games
John Reger April 19th, 2017
Will the Oakland Raiders players and Vegas Golden Knight players be more tempted to gamble on games if they live in Las Vegas? A poll released by Seton Hal...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
David Dao, United Passenger Gone Viral, Made More Than a Quarter Million in Poker Tournament Cashes
David Dao, United Passenger Gone Viral, Made More Than a Quarter Million in Poker Tournament Cashes
John Reger April 12th, 2017
United Airlines passenger David Dao, who was forcibly removed from a flight on Monday, has made quite a haul playing poker, but also has a checkered past t...