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Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking Stick Resort. Officials had no […]

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July

CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

New Jersey casinos and racetracks earned more than $3.8 million in revenue from sports betting in July, a figure that is more than double the amount made from online poker […]

Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout

Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout

CardsChat News - August 14th, 2018

A 26-year old poker player from England ran rather good in March, winning the 2018 Grosvenor United Kingdom Poker Tour Manchester main event for more than $95,000. But last week, his variance […]

More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2

More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2

Jon Sofen - August 14th, 2018

Maybe Daniel Negreanu is onto something when he suggests that “more rake is better.” PokerStars reported $217 million in rake during 2018 Q2, a nearly 7 percent increase compared to last year. […]

CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night

CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night

Jon Sofen - August 14th, 2018

The CardsChat community has been well represented on poker livestreams in recent months. This past weekend, two of our forum members – Jacki Burkhart and Kirsten Olieberg – showed off […]

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Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking St...
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
New Jersey casinos and racetracks earned more than $3.8 million in revenue from sports betting in July, a figure that is more than double the amount made f...
Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting
Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting
CardsChat News August 13th, 2018
PokerStars announced Friday that they would be partnering with Mount Airy Casino Resort in Pennsylvania to bring online poker, casino games, and sports bet...
DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey
DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey
CardsChat News August 7th, 2018
Following a short soft launch period, DraftKings has officially started offering online sports betting in New Jersey through an app available on mobile dev...
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
New Jersey casinos and racetracks earned more than $3.8 million in revenue from sports betting in July, a figure that is more than double the amount made f...
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
Jon Sofen August 14th, 2018
Maybe Daniel Negreanu is onto something when he suggests that “more rake is better.” PokerStars reported $217 million in rake during 2018 Q2,...
Poker Boom 2.0? Nevada Revenues for June Come Close to 2007 Record
Poker Boom 2.0? Nevada Revenues for June Come Close to 2007 Record
CardsChat News August 2nd, 2018
Poker tables may be steadily disappearing all across Nevada, but the game appears to be as popular as ever, at least according to the latest figures from N...
GVC Holdings to Partner with MGM Resorts in $200 Million US  Sports Betting Venture
GVC Holdings to Partner with MGM Resorts in $200 Million US Sports Betting Venture
Daniel Smyth July 30th, 2018
Partypoker parent company GVC Holdings and the world’s largest casino operator, MGM Resorts, are in the final stages of completing a sports betting partn...
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
CardsChat News August 14th, 2018
A 26-year old poker player from England ran rather good in March, winning the 2018 Grosvenor United Kingdom Poker Tour Manchester main event for more than...
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
Cort Smith August 9th, 2018
Police in New York have broken up an underground poker game that they say was part of a front for a major drug distribution ring. Officers executed 19 sear...
DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey
DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey
CardsChat News August 7th, 2018
Following a short soft launch period, DraftKings has officially started offering online sports betting in New Jersey through an app available on mobile dev...
Former NBA’er Charles Oakley Banned from Vegas Casino for Cheating at Ultimate Texas Hold’em Game
Former NBA’er Charles Oakley Banned from Vegas Casino for Cheating at Ultimate Texas Hold’em Game
Jon Sofen August 6th, 2018
Charles Oakley has joined OJ Simpson on the list of former athletes banned from the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The long-time New York Knic...
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking St...
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
CardsChat News August 14th, 2018
A 26-year old poker player from England ran rather good in March, winning the 2018 Grosvenor United Kingdom Poker Tour Manchester main event for more than...
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
More Rake is Better: PokerStars Scoops $217M in Online Poker Revenue for 2018 Q2
Jon Sofen August 14th, 2018
Maybe Daniel Negreanu is onto something when he suggests that “more rake is better.” PokerStars reported $217 million in rake during 2018 Q2,...
CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night
CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night
Jon Sofen August 14th, 2018
The CardsChat community has been well represented on poker livestreams in recent months. This past weekend, two of our forum members – Jacki Burkhart and...
Stuck in the Micros: Doug Polk $100-to-$10K Online Poker Bankroll Challenge Grinds On
Stuck in the Micros: Doug Polk $100-to-$10K Online Poker Bankroll Challenge Grinds On
Jon Sofen August 11th, 2018
Doug Polk set out to prove he could crush low stakes online poker in 2016, with a personal challenge to take $100 online at WSOP.com and build it into a [&...
CardsChat Forum Grows to 250,000 Members: Month of Celebration Brings Freerolls, Added Money, and Merch
CardsChat Forum Grows to 250,000 Members: Month of Celebration Brings Freerolls, Added Money, and Merch
CardsChat News August 5th, 2018
The CardsChat forum reached a historic milestone Friday, signing up its 250,000th member. To celebrate, CardsChat arranged for nearly $26,000 in online pok...
Boxing Champ David Haye Vows to Crush Poker After Partnering with Grosvenor Casinos
Boxing Champ David Haye Vows to Crush Poker After Partnering with Grosvenor Casinos
Daniel Smyth August 5th, 2018
Former boxing champion David Haye has become the last convert to poker after signing a deal with Britain’s Grosvenor Casinos. The 37-year-old Brit wh...
Vince Van Patten to Star in Soon-to-Be-Released Gambling Movie ‘Walk to Vegas’
Vince Van Patten to Star in Soon-to-Be-Released Gambling Movie ‘Walk to Vegas’
Jon Sofen August 3rd, 2018
Like father, like son. Longtime WPT announcer Vince Van Patten is starring in the upcoming Indie gambling flick, “Walk to Vegas,” which looks to bring ...
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking St...
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
Cort Smith August 9th, 2018
Police in New York have broken up an underground poker game that they say was part of a front for a major drug distribution ring. Officers executed 19 sear...
Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds
Washington Casino Closes Poker Room, Players Want Leftover Bad Beat Jackpot Funds
Jon Sofen August 6th, 2018
Snoqualmie Casino, an Indian tribal gambling hall near Seattle, closed it’s four-table poker room last week, leaving behind an unclaimed bad beat jackpot...
Texas Card Rooms Play on After Attorney General Declines to Opine on Their Legality
Texas Card Rooms Play on After Attorney General Declines to Opine on Their Legality
CardsChat News July 13th, 2018
Poker players can keep buying in to action at private clubs in the state of Texas, at least for the time being. Dozens of private poker clubs will be allow...
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
Arizona State Poker Championship Cancelled After Monsoon Knocks Out Power
CardsChat News August 15th, 2018
The 2018 Arizona State Poker Championship has been called off after a monsoon storm knocked out power and caused and significant flooding at the Talking St...
CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night
CardsChat Forum Members Jacki Burkhart, Kirsten Olieberg Book Wins on ‘Poker Night in America’ Ladies Night
Jon Sofen August 14th, 2018
The CardsChat community has been well represented on poker livestreams in recent months. This past weekend, two of our forum members – Jacki Burkhart and...
PokerStars Faces Player Backlash After Worldwide Disconnects Ruin Sunday Million
PokerStars Faces Player Backlash After Worldwide Disconnects Ruin Sunday Million
CardsChat Tournament News August 13th, 2018
The Sunday Million was among several tournaments cancelled by PokerStars following a wave of connectivity issues seen by players around the world that made...
Greg Merson, Recovering Alcoholic, Takes on Waiter Who Attempted to Serve Him Booze
Greg Merson, Recovering Alcoholic, Takes on Waiter Who Attempted to Serve Him Booze
Jon Sofen August 13th, 2018
Former WSOP Main Event champion Greg Merson is a recovering alcoholic who has celebrated sobriety for the past seven years. But apparently that meant littl...
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
Convicted Thief Wins GUKPT Manchester Main Event, Tax Authorities Want His Entire $95,000 Payout
CardsChat News August 14th, 2018
A 26-year old poker player from England ran rather good in March, winning the 2018 Grosvenor United Kingdom Poker Tour Manchester main event for more than...
Dual DDoS Attacks Force Partypoker to Cancel Tournaments, Americas Cardroom Mocks Them
Dual DDoS Attacks Force Partypoker to Cancel Tournaments, Americas Cardroom Mocks Them
Jon Sofen August 10th, 2018
Partypoker suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on its server last Saturday and then again Thursday evening, causing the poker site to ca...
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
New York Police Bust $1/3 Poker Cash Game With Ties to Drug Distribution Network
Cort Smith August 9th, 2018
Police in New York have broken up an underground poker game that they say was part of a front for a major drug distribution ring. Officers executed 19 sear...
Full Contact Poker? Fernando ‘JNandez’ Habegger Challenges Doug Polk to $50K Fistfight
Full Contact Poker? Fernando ‘JNandez’ Habegger Challenges Doug Polk to $50K Fistfight
CardsChat News July 24th, 2018
The escalating dispute between Fernando ‘JNandez’ Habegger and Doug Polk reached a new level Monday, as Habegger challenged Polk to a $50,000, winner-t...