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Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video) Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video)
CardsChat News - June 21st, 2018

Dan Bilzerian once claimed that he lost $3.6 million in a poker game, but the millionaire playboy was at no risk of losing anywhere near that much at a $1/2 […]

Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?

Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?

Jon Sofen - June 21st, 2018

It was another swing and a miss for Phil Hellmuth in his quest for a 15th WSOP bracelet, but this time he can definitively blame bad luck, not what some consider […]

Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?

Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?

CardsChat News - June 21st, 2018

Dan Smith could be called the Phil Mickelson of Poker, after yet another close call with WSOP gold. Smith finished in third place in the $50,000 buy-in WSOP Poker Players Championship […]

Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel

Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel

Jon Sofen - June 20th, 2018

Doug Polk has little interest in playing poker these days and plans on competing only in the WSOP Main Event this summer. But he’s found a new hobby: Discussing mainstream news […]

Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead

Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead

Jon Sofen - June 20th, 2018

Michael Mizrachi became the first three-time champion in the $50,000 buy-in WSOP Poker Players Championship on Tuesday, an accomplishment three-time WPT winner Chino Rheem called “one of the most impressive things […]

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MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition
MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition
Daniel Smyth June 18th, 2018
The 20-table poker room going up at the MGM Springfield in Massachusetts is two months away from unveiling, and area poker players are undoubtedly itching ...
New Jersey Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill, Wagering to Start on Thursday
New Jersey Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill, Wagering to Start on Thursday
CardsChat News June 12th, 2018
New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed a bill to regulate sports betting on Monday, allowing racetracks and casinos in the state to begin taking bets in a ...
New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)
New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)
Daniel Smyth June 11th, 2018
Just three months after construction began, the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, is taking shape, and people are taking not...
Bart Hanson’s $200K Jackpot Reveals Unfavorable Odds of Finding Redemption through Video Poker
Bart Hanson’s $200K Jackpot Reveals Unfavorable Odds of Finding Redemption through Video Poker
CardsChat News June 6th, 2018
It’s not a World Series bracelet, but it’s a heck of a consolation prize. Poker professional, author, and commentator Bart Hanson hit a video ...
New Partypoker.eu Platform Goes Live in France and Spain
New Partypoker.eu Platform Goes Live in France and Spain
Daniel Smyth June 4th, 2018
Partypoker has launched its new Franco-Spanish site along with a selection of special reduced rake bounty tournaments. After receiving the go ahead to offe...
Spain Online Poker Revenues Spike Under New Shared EU Liquidity Agreement
Spain Online Poker Revenues Spike Under New Shared EU Liquidity Agreement
CardsChat News June 3rd, 2018
The Spanish online poker market is red hot in the early months of 2018, and a big reason why is the new and growing player pool it shares with other [&hell...
PokerStars Partners with Chinese Hotel Group in Push for Asia Dominance
PokerStars Partners with Chinese Hotel Group in Push for Asia Dominance
Daniel Smyth May 21st, 2018
PokerStars parent company The Stars Group has inked a deal with International Entertainment Corporation that will see it host a series of branded live even...
Liquidity Sharing Comes at Perfect Time as New Jersey Poker Revenue Falls
Liquidity Sharing Comes at Perfect Time as New Jersey Poker Revenue Falls
Daniel Smyth May 18th, 2018
Liquidity sharing for New Jersey poker sites has come at the perfect time following a decrease in year-on-year revenue in April. As detailed in the New Jer...
Regulated US Sports Betting Creates New Opportunities for William Hill   
Regulated US Sports Betting Creates New Opportunities for William Hill  
Daniel Smyth June 15th, 2018
The start of legal US sports betting outside of selected states has helped at least one overseas bookmaker. In the wake of the Professional and Amateur Spo...
Oregon Lottery Declares Portland Poker Room Illegal, Oregon Racing Vows Fight to Stay Open
Oregon Lottery Declares Portland Poker Room Illegal, Oregon Racing Vows Fight to Stay Open
CardsChat News June 15th, 2018
Just in case it wasn’t already crystal clear, the Oregon Lottery is clarifying its stance on a particular poker room in Portland. The gaming body rel...
Case Dismissed: Ousted Amaya CEO David Baazov Escapes Insider Trading Charges Due to Legal Blunder
Case Dismissed: Ousted Amaya CEO David Baazov Escapes Insider Trading Charges Due to Legal Blunder
Jon Sofen June 7th, 2018
In what was being billed as the biggest insider trading scandal in Canadian history, a judge dealt a crushing blow on Wednesday to Quebec’s securities re...
Could a Legal Blunder Keep Former PokerStars Chief David Baazov Out of Jail?
Could a Legal Blunder Keep Former PokerStars Chief David Baazov Out of Jail?
Jon Sofen May 25th, 2018
David Baazov may have just had an OJ Simpson tight-fitting glove moment that could lead to his freedom. The former Amaya CEO facing insider trading charges...
Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video)
Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video)
CardsChat News June 21st, 2018
Dan Bilzerian once claimed that he lost $3.6 million in a poker game, but the millionaire playboy was at no risk of losing anywhere near that much at a $1/...
Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?
Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?
Jon Sofen June 21st, 2018
It was another swing and a miss for Phil Hellmuth in his quest for a 15th WSOP bracelet, but this time he can definitively blame bad luck, not what some c...
Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?
Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?
CardsChat News June 21st, 2018
Dan Smith could be called the Phil Mickelson of Poker, after yet another close call with WSOP gold. Smith finished in third place in the $50,000 buy-in WS...
Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel
Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel
Jon Sofen June 20th, 2018
Doug Polk has little interest in playing poker these days and plans on competing only in the WSOP Main Event this summer. But he’s found a new hobby: Di...
WSOP Europe Schedule Released, Returns to Rozvadov for 10 Bracelet Events
WSOP Europe Schedule Released, Returns to Rozvadov for 10 Bracelet Events
Jon Sofen June 13th, 2018
The 2018 WSOP Europe schedule has been released, and with 10 gold bracelets at stake, the World Series of Poker Player of the Year race could come down to ...
Startup Advocacy Group Addresses Gender Disparities in Poker
Startup Advocacy Group Addresses Gender Disparities in Poker
Jon Sofen June 12th, 2018
It’s no secret poker is dominated by men in terms of quantity, but not necessarily in skill. At most poker tables around the world, especially at the WSO...
PokerStars Casino Taps Another Online Slots Hero as $3M Jackpot Hits on Proprietary Game
PokerStars Casino Taps Another Online Slots Hero as $3M Jackpot Hits on Proprietary Game
Daniel Smyth June 2nd, 2018
PokerStars has set a new record for their online slots payouts, as a PokerStars Casino player hit a progressive jackpot on the Millionaires Island game wor...
Ryan Laplante, Team CardsChat Take on WSOP Colossus with Last Longer Prize Sweetening the Pot
Ryan Laplante, Team CardsChat Take on WSOP Colossus with Last Longer Prize Sweetening the Pot
Jon Sofen June 1st, 2018
One million dollars and a gold bracelet are up for grabs next week at the Rio in what is sure to be the biggest event field of the summer. And […]...
MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition
MGM Springfield Massachusetts Poker Players Face Road Blocks, Poker Room Itself Faces Serious Competition
Daniel Smyth June 18th, 2018
The 20-table poker room going up at the MGM Springfield in Massachusetts is two months away from unveiling, and area poker players are undoubtedly itching ...
New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)
New Seminole Hard Rock Casino Taking Shape, Big Poker Part of Design (Video)
Daniel Smyth June 11th, 2018
Just three months after construction began, the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, is taking shape, and people are taking not...
WSOP 2018 Behind the Scenes: Spending the Day at the World Series of Poker
WSOP 2018 Behind the Scenes: Spending the Day at the World Series of Poker
Jon Sofen June 3rd, 2018
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the field of dreams for poker players. Each summer, thousands of poker players — recreational weekend warriors, h...
Texas Post Oak Poker Club Owner Daniel Kebort on Lone Star State Legality: CardsChat Exclusive
Texas Post Oak Poker Club Owner Daniel Kebort on Lone Star State Legality: CardsChat Exclusive
Jon Sofen May 13th, 2018
The Texas-based Post Oak Poker Club (POPC) in Houston is one of many new card rooms in the Lone Star State that some perceive to be operating illegally. Bu...
Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?
Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?
Jon Sofen June 21st, 2018
It was another swing and a miss for Phil Hellmuth in his quest for a 15th WSOP bracelet, but this time he can definitively blame bad luck, not what some c...
Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead
Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead
Jon Sofen June 20th, 2018
Michael Mizrachi became the first three-time champion in the $50,000 buy-in WSOP Poker Players Championship on Tuesday, an accomplishment three-time WPT w...
2018 WSOP at Halfway Point: Doyle’s ‘Retirement,’ Underwhelming Colossus, POY Up for Grabs
2018 WSOP at Halfway Point: Doyle’s ‘Retirement,’ Underwhelming Colossus, POY Up for Grabs
Jon Sofen June 19th, 2018
The first half of the 2018 WSOP has been predictably exciting. Poker media honored Doyle Brunson, who said he was retiring before clarifying that he’s on...
Michael Mizrachi Fights for Third WSOP $50K PPC Bracelet as Final Table Chip Leader
Michael Mizrachi Fights for Third WSOP $50K PPC Bracelet as Final Table Chip Leader
Jon Sofen June 19th, 2018
Maybe the WSOP’s Poker Players Championship should be renamed the Michael Mizrachi Invitational. “The Grinder,” a two-time champion in this event, en...
Case Dismissed: Ousted Amaya CEO David Baazov Escapes Insider Trading Charges Due to Legal Blunder
Case Dismissed: Ousted Amaya CEO David Baazov Escapes Insider Trading Charges Due to Legal Blunder
Jon Sofen June 7th, 2018
In what was being billed as the biggest insider trading scandal in Canadian history, a judge dealt a crushing blow on Wednesday to Quebec’s securities re...
Could a Legal Blunder Keep Former PokerStars Chief David Baazov Out of Jail?
Could a Legal Blunder Keep Former PokerStars Chief David Baazov Out of Jail?
Jon Sofen May 25th, 2018
David Baazov may have just had an OJ Simpson tight-fitting glove moment that could lead to his freedom. The former Amaya CEO facing insider trading charges...
Chris Ferguson’s 42-Second WSOP Apology Tour (Video)
Chris Ferguson’s 42-Second WSOP Apology Tour (Video)
Jon Sofen May 24th, 2018
Chris Ferguson made his first semblance of public apology for the Black Friday scandal in 2011 in a 42-second video on Vimeo, but refused to accept respons...
Two Arrested in Connection to Texas Card Room Shooting
Two Arrested in Connection to Texas Card Room Shooting
Jon Sofen May 22nd, 2018
Two men were arrested in connection to an April 30 shooting outside a Texas card room that left Las Vegas poker player Tom “3betpanda” Steinbach seriou...