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Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace
Jon Sofen - January 23rd, 2018

Jose Canseco is hoping to hit a home run as a star in the upcoming “interactive” show at Caesars Palace, “Renegades,” which begins later this month and promises an up-close […]

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules

Jon Sofen - January 23rd, 2018

The case against David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming (now The Stars Group), will move forward and proceed to trial, a Quebec judge ruled on Monday, rejecting […]

Partypoker Adds Isaac Haxton to Roster, Aussie Millions Signs Sam Abernathy

Partypoker Adds Isaac Haxton to Roster, Aussie Millions Signs Sam Abernathy

Chad Holloway - January 23rd, 2018

The poker landscape may be changing, and that means sponsored pros are finding new homes. In the latest round of signings, former PokerStars Team Online pro Isaac Haxton has joined […]

WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis

WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis

Chad Holloway - January 22nd, 2018

This year’s NFL Super Bowl is being held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, and while the city will be focused on football activities, the World Poker Tour is hoping to […]

New AI Could Improve on Libratus, Able to Not Just Beat Humans But Also Join Them

New AI Could Improve on Libratus, Able to Not Just Beat Humans But Also Join Them

Daniel Smyth - January 22nd, 2018

In the wake of Libratus, the poker bot that effectively “solved” no-limit Texas hold’em, artificial intelligence could become even more advanced if new research from an international group of computer […]

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Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Chad Holloway January 15th, 2018
The Revel Casino lost its poker room in August of 2013, a full year before the doomed property, which had once been deemed the future for chic gaming in At...
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Daniel Smyth January 8th, 2018
Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget casino is introducing a “live dealer” online offering that takes traditional Texas hold’em and transforms it into a c...
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017
PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...
Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Chad Holloway December 21st, 2017
Boyd Gaming announced on Wednesday that it would purchase Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia for $280.5 million. The acquisiti...
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
The case against David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming (now The Stars Group), will move forward and proceed to trial, a Quebec judge ruled o...
Tiny Delaware Struggles Most Among States with Legal Online Poker
Tiny Delaware Struggles Most Among States with Legal Online Poker
Jon Sofen January 20th, 2018
Online gambling activity in Delaware has dwindled so much so that few would even notice if it suddenly ceased to exist. After finishing the year with a lou...
Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight
Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight
Daniel Smyth January 12th, 2018
GVC Holdings has shown its financial might ahead of a proposed takeover of Ladbrokes Coral thanks to recent annual sales figures surpassing €1 billion ($...
Daniel Negreanu Loses Money in 2017 Despite $2.7M in Tourney Wins, Shares Goals for 2018
Daniel Negreanu Loses Money in 2017 Despite $2.7M in Tourney Wins, Shares Goals for 2018
Chad Holloway January 3rd, 2018
Daniel Negreanu published two blog posts over the New Year, revealing both his year-end results for 2017, and his poker goals for 2018. Many were surprised...
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
The case against David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming (now The Stars Group), will move forward and proceed to trial, a Quebec judge ruled o...
Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game
Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game
Daniel Smyth January 19th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas, police officers and a state highway patrol trooper have been charged with obstructing an FBI investigation following an illegal poker ...
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
Jon Sofen January 16th, 2018
PokerStars has become the first poker site licensed to share player pools between France and Spain, as of Tuesday, Jan. 16. Poker players in these countrie...
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Daniel Smyth January 15th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones bei...
Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace
Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
Jose Canseco is hoping to hit a home run as a star in the upcoming “interactive” show at Caesars Palace, “Renegades,” which begins later th...
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
The case against David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming (now The Stars Group), will move forward and proceed to trial, a Quebec judge ruled o...
Partypoker Adds Isaac Haxton to Roster, Aussie Millions Signs Sam Abernathy
Partypoker Adds Isaac Haxton to Roster, Aussie Millions Signs Sam Abernathy
Chad Holloway January 23rd, 2018
The poker landscape may be changing, and that means sponsored pros are finding new homes. In the latest round of signings, former PokerStars Team Online pr...
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
Chad Holloway January 22nd, 2018
This year’s NFL Super Bowl is being held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, and while the city will be focused on football activities, the World Poker Tour is hop...
Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace
Recreational Poker Player Jose Canseco to Star in New Celebrity Athlete Tell-All Show at Caesars Palace
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
Jose Canseco is hoping to hit a home run as a star in the upcoming “interactive” show at Caesars Palace, “Renegades,” which begins later th...
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
Chad Holloway January 22nd, 2018
This year’s NFL Super Bowl is being held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, and while the city will be focused on football activities, the World Poker Tour is hop...
Pro Boxer Vijender Singh to Fight for Poker in India as Part of PokerBaazi Deal
Pro Boxer Vijender Singh to Fight for Poker in India as Part of PokerBaazi Deal
Daniel Smyth January 22nd, 2018
India’s PokerBaazi has enlisted the services of professional boxer and Olympic medalist Vijender Singh in its fight to appeal to Hindu-speaking players. ...
Doug Polk’s Crytocurrency YouTube Channel Surpasses 100K Subscribers in Just One Month
Doug Polk’s Crytocurrency YouTube Channel Surpasses 100K Subscribers in Just One Month
Jon Sofen January 21st, 2018
Doug Polk has moved from his poker career to a new field, and he’s having the same kind of success in the world of cryptocurrency that made him one of [&...
$1.1 Million Bad Beat Jackpot, Biggest in US History, Hits at Detroit Poker Room
$1.1 Million Bad Beat Jackpot, Biggest in US History, Hits at Detroit Poker Room
Jon Sofen January 18th, 2018
In most cases, losing a hand with quads is grounds for swearing off poker forever. At the Motor City Casino in Detroit on Tuesday, however, it was reason t...
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Chad Holloway January 15th, 2018
The Revel Casino lost its poker room in August of 2013, a full year before the doomed property, which had once been deemed the future for chic gaming in At...
Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Jon Sofen December 30th, 2017
If we learned anything from poker in 2017, it was clear that nice guys don’t always finish last and sometimes the “bad boys” end up being felted. Jus...
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
John Reger December 29th, 2017
The world of poker seems to attract eccentric people and wild situations, 2017 saw plenty of both. The year saw card players receive money they never thoug...
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
WPT Foundation Hosting Super Bowl Weekend Charity Tourney in Minneapolis
Chad Holloway January 22nd, 2018
This year’s NFL Super Bowl is being held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, and while the city will be focused on football activities, the World Poker Tour is hop...
‘Toughest Final Table I Ever Played:’ Stefan Schillhabel Wins Lucky Hearts Super High Roller for $493K
‘Toughest Final Table I Ever Played:’ Stefan Schillhabel Wins Lucky Hearts Super High Roller for $493K
Chad Holloway January 19th, 2018
The 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open festival is taking place right now at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood Florida. On Thursday night, t...
TK Miles Continues to Dominate Down South, Wins Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater for $139K
TK Miles Continues to Dominate Down South, Wins Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater for $139K
Chad Holloway January 18th, 2018
This year’s $2,700 Main Event at the Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater in Biloxi, Mississippi, drew 175 entries to create a $437,500 prize pool, easily s...
2018 Asian Poker Tour Kicks Off in Vietnam at Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City
2018 Asian Poker Tour Kicks Off in Vietnam at Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City
Chad Holloway January 17th, 2018
The Asian Poker Tour returns with a new season this weekend. Beginning Friday and running through Jan. 28, the APT Kickoff Vietnam will take place at the P...
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov Must Stand Trial on Insider Trading Charges, Canadian Judge Rules
Jon Sofen January 23rd, 2018
The case against David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming (now The Stars Group), will move forward and proceed to trial, a Quebec judge ruled o...
Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game
Wichita Cops Arrested in FBI Bust of Kansas Underground Poker Game
Daniel Smyth January 19th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas, police officers and a state highway patrol trooper have been charged with obstructing an FBI investigation following an illegal poker ...
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Daniel Smyth January 15th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones bei...
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Jon Sofen January 13th, 2018
They’re lucky no one got hurt. A grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, indicted four men from Abilene Thursday on charges related to armed robbery of a...