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Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018 Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018
Chad Holloway - April 25th, 2018

In 2017, Sam Greenwood enjoyed a career year with more than $2.4 million in tournament earnings. The 29-year-old Canadian is close to exceeding that total already for 2018 after taking […]

Pete Rose Still Gambling All His Money Away, Wife Claims in Divorce Papers

Pete Rose Still Gambling All His Money Away, Wife Claims in Divorce Papers

Jon Sofen - April 25th, 2018

Coincidentally a day after Erick Lindgren almost won his first major poker tournament in years, divorce court documents revealed Pete Rose, Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader, is still an […]

Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million

Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million

Chad Holloway - April 25th, 2018

Back in February, PokerStars hosted a special 12th Anniversary PokerStars Sunday Million tournament but failed to meet their advertised $10 million guarantee. This past Sunday, they gave it another go with […]

WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events

WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events

Jon Sofen - April 24th, 2018

With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.com, the Silver State’s only legal poker site, has announced it will […]

Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K

Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K

Chad Holloway - April 24th, 2018

Deadwood is rich in poker history, but in the South Dakota town where Wild Bill Hickok met his end holding aces and eights, it had been nearly a decade since there […]

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Poker Central to Open Studio on Las Vegas Strip, Fans Can Watch High Stakes Events, ESports Live
Poker Central to Open Studio on Las Vegas Strip, Fans Can Watch High Stakes Events, ESports Live
Jon Sofen April 10th, 2018
Poker Central will soon have its own 10,000-square-foot broadcast studio where up to 300 fans can watch live PokerGo subscription events, as well as esport...
Retired NFL Rusher Clinton Portis Agrees to Pay Back Borgata $190K Gambling Debt
Retired NFL Rusher Clinton Portis Agrees to Pay Back Borgata $190K Gambling Debt
Jon Sofen April 7th, 2018
A former all-pro running back can’t run from a gambling debt. After more than seven years of legal wrangling, NFL star Clinton Portis has agreed to a pay...
Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock, Bringing Virgin Hotels to Sin City
Richard Branson Buys Las Vegas Hard Rock, Bringing Virgin Hotels to Sin City
Daniel Smyth April 2nd, 2018
Richard Branson and his Virgin brand are set to take up residence in Las Vegas after the British billionaire announced his takeover of the Hard Rock Hotel ...
Card Maker Gemaco Found Liable in $10.1 Million Phil Ivey-Borgata Case, for $27
Card Maker Gemaco Found Liable in $10.1 Million Phil Ivey-Borgata Case, for $27
Jon Sofen March 30th, 2018
The maker of the cards Phil Ivey used to help win $10 million in a series of baccarat sessions in 2012 at Borgata in Atlantic City is only liable for [&hel...
Stars Group to Expand Its Non-Poker Reach by Acquiring Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion
Stars Group to Expand Its Non-Poker Reach by Acquiring Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion
Daniel Smyth April 23rd, 2018
PokerStars’ parent company The Stars Group is set to buy British betting operator Sky Bet and its sister sites for a reported $4.7 billion. Insiders spea...
Leon Tsoukernik Files Amended Countersuit Against Matt Kirk Alleging Conspiracy with Aria to Suck Whales Dry
Leon Tsoukernik Files Amended Countersuit Against Matt Kirk Alleging Conspiracy with Aria to Suck Whales Dry
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2018
Instead of paying Aussie Matt Kirk back the $3 million he borrowed during a 2017 late-night poker session at Aria in Las Vegas, King’s Casino owner Leon ...
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2018
A Canadian court has again temporarily delayed the trial of David Baazov, the former CEO of Amaya Inc., now The Stars Group, while the judge considers defe...
Playtech Makes Billion Dollar Bid for Italy’s Largest Gaming Company
Playtech Makes Billion Dollar Bid for Italy’s Largest Gaming Company
Daniel Smyth April 15th, 2018
British firm Playtech has agreed to a deal with Italy’s largest gaming company in a bid to offset recent losses and increase its presence in regulated ma...
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2018
A Canadian court has again temporarily delayed the trial of David Baazov, the former CEO of Amaya Inc., now The Stars Group, while the judge considers defe...
Interstate Online Poker Liquidity Sharing Set to Become Reality for Caesars Sites in May
Interstate Online Poker Liquidity Sharing Set to Become Reality for Caesars Sites in May
Daniel Smyth April 16th, 2018
Caesars Interactive Entertainment is ready to begin player pool sharing across online poker sites in different states, with May 1 set as a target launch da...
Erik Seidel and John Juanda Sue Ali Fazeli Over Super Bowl Ticket Scam
Erik Seidel and John Juanda Sue Ali Fazeli Over Super Bowl Ticket Scam
Jon Sofen April 14th, 2018
Erik Seidel and John Juanda have filed lawsuits against fellow poker player Ali Fazeli, who is accused of running a multimillion-dollar sports ticket scam....
Four More Washington State Play Money Sites Slapped with Class Action Suits, Following Big Fish Casino Appellate Court Decision
Four More Washington State Play Money Sites Slapped with Class Action Suits, Following Big Fish Casino Appellate Court Decision
Jon Sofen April 11th, 2018
In Washington State, class action lawsuits have been filed against four social gaming sites in which the operators are alleged to have violated state law b...
Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018
Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018
Chad Holloway April 25th, 2018
In 2017, Sam Greenwood enjoyed a career year with more than $2.4 million in tournament earnings. The 29-year-old Canadian is close to exceeding that total ...
Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million
Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million
Chad Holloway April 25th, 2018
Back in February, PokerStars hosted a special 12th Anniversary PokerStars Sunday Million tournament but failed to meet their advertised $10 million guaran...
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
Jon Sofen April 24th, 2018
With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.com, the Silver State’s only legal poker site, ...
Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K
Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K
Chad Holloway April 24th, 2018
Deadwood is rich in poker history, but in the South Dakota town where Wild Bill Hickok met his end holding aces and eights, it had been nearly a decade si...
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
Jon Sofen April 24th, 2018
With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.com, the Silver State’s only legal poker site, ...
Phil Galfond Says He’s Finally Ready to Launch ‘Run It Once’ Real-Money Online Poker Site
Phil Galfond Says He’s Finally Ready to Launch ‘Run It Once’ Real-Money Online Poker Site
Jon Sofen April 20th, 2018
Phil Galfond, an online poker legend who used to crush the high-stakes PLO cash games on Full Tilt, is months away from launching his own poker site. The p...
World Poker Tour Season XVI Debuts April 29 for 10th Year of WPT on Fox Sports
World Poker Tour Season XVI Debuts April 29 for 10th Year of WPT on Fox Sports
Chad Holloway April 20th, 2018
Season XVI of the World Poker Tour is almost in the books, but all the action—27 episodes from nine different tournaments – was recorded and will be te...
Canadian Pro Pascal Lefrancois Scores $2M Victory at Partypoker Millions Grand Final in Barcelona
Canadian Pro Pascal Lefrancois Scores $2M Victory at Partypoker Millions Grand Final in Barcelona
Chad Holloway April 18th, 2018
The Partypoker Live Millions Grand Final Barcelona proved to be one of the biggest poker festivals of the year thus far. It was chock full of big-name play...
Cricket Star Chris Gayle to Rep India’s Deltin Poker Tournament
Cricket Star Chris Gayle to Rep India’s Deltin Poker Tournament
Daniel Smyth April 21st, 2018
International cricket star Chris Gayle has become the latest famous face to join the rapidly expanding poker scene in India. According to a press release ...
Heartland Poker Tour Faces Backlash Over Westgate Las Vegas Main Event Buy-In Scandal
Heartland Poker Tour Faces Backlash Over Westgate Las Vegas Main Event Buy-In Scandal
Jon Sofen April 9th, 2018
The Heartland Poker Tour’s reputation within the poker community took a hit this weekend after someone within the organization or the host casino allowed...
Las Vegas Poker Revenue Up, with February Cash Games Raking $8.1 Million
Las Vegas Poker Revenue Up, with February Cash Games Raking $8.1 Million
Jon Sofen April 2nd, 2018
The poker boom may be behind us, but Las Vegas remains a popular place to play cards. During the month of February, Sin City’s poker rooms raked in $8.11...
CardsChat Exclusive: FreeRolls Poker Club Addresses Legality of Upcoming WPT DeepStacks Houston
CardsChat Exclusive: FreeRolls Poker Club Addresses Legality of Upcoming WPT DeepStacks Houston
Chad Holloway March 23rd, 2018
Last week, the WPT DeepStacks announced five additional stops on their Season 5 schedule. One was in Houston, which seemed something of a head-scratcher, a...
Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018
Sam Greenwood Keeps Winning: Scoops WPT Amsterdam High Roller for Third Title of 2018
Chad Holloway April 25th, 2018
In 2017, Sam Greenwood enjoyed a career year with more than $2.4 million in tournament earnings. The 29-year-old Canadian is close to exceeding that total ...
Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million
Netherlands’ “Daenarys T” Wins PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Take 2 for $1 Million
Chad Holloway April 25th, 2018
Back in February, PokerStars hosted a special 12th Anniversary PokerStars Sunday Million tournament but failed to meet their advertised $10 million guaran...
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events
Jon Sofen April 24th, 2018
With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.com, the Silver State’s only legal poker site, ...
Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K
Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K
Chad Holloway April 24th, 2018
Deadwood is rich in poker history, but in the South Dakota town where Wild Bill Hickok met his end holding aces and eights, it had been nearly a decade si...
Pete Rose Still Gambling All His Money Away, Wife Claims in Divorce Papers
Pete Rose Still Gambling All His Money Away, Wife Claims in Divorce Papers
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2018
Coincidentally a day after Erick Lindgren almost won his first major poker tournament in years, divorce court documents revealed Pete Rose, Major League Ba...
Liv Boeree Endorses Annie Duke’s New Book as Poker Twitter Groans
Liv Boeree Endorses Annie Duke’s New Book as Poker Twitter Groans
Jon Sofen April 18th, 2018
PokerStars Team Pro Liv Boeree gave a ringing endorsement to Annie Duke’s new book, “Thinking in Bets,” and received a heavy dose of “wtf” from ...
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Amaya Inc Founder David Baazov Again Attempts to Have Insider Trading Case Dismissed
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2018
A Canadian court has again temporarily delayed the trial of David Baazov, the former CEO of Amaya Inc., now The Stars Group, while the judge considers defe...
Erik Seidel and John Juanda Sue Ali Fazeli Over Super Bowl Ticket Scam
Erik Seidel and John Juanda Sue Ali Fazeli Over Super Bowl Ticket Scam
Jon Sofen April 14th, 2018
Erik Seidel and John Juanda have filed lawsuits against fellow poker player Ali Fazeli, who is accused of running a multimillion-dollar sports ticket scam....