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Scott Margereson Outslugs Faraz Jaka for WPT Poker Showdown Championship, $696K Scott Margereson Outslugs Faraz Jaka for WPT Poker Showdown Championship, $696K
Chad Holloway - April 19th, 2018

South Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino wrapped its latest 22-event festival in the early morning hours of Thursday. The stop, which saw 17 players cash for $100K or […]

Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl

Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl

Jon Sofen - April 19th, 2018

After selecting the first 30 players via a live lottery for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, Aria poker officials hand-picked 15 additional players to compete in the $300,000 rake-free […]

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 Poker Twitter as a result, but […]

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 players taking down […]

Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K

Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K

Chad Holloway - April 18th, 2018

The World Poker Tour 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is wrapping up this week, and some recognizable pros have secured titles, including Brandon Adams and Brian Altman. Adams Gets […]

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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...
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...
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...
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...
Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl
Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2018
After selecting the first 30 players via a live lottery for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, Aria poker officials hand-picked 15 additional players to comp...
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 ...
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...
Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K
Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K
Chad Holloway April 18th, 2018
The World Poker Tour 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is wrapping up this week, and some recognizable pros have secured titles, including Brandon Ada...
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...
Max Young Crushes MSPT Golden Gates Final Table in Record Time to Win $98K
Max Young Crushes MSPT Golden Gates Final Table in Record Time to Win $98K
Chad Holloway April 17th, 2018
On the Mid-States Poker Tour, it’s common for final tables to last four hours or more. This weekend, 33-year-old Max Young set a record by conquering the...
PokerStars Ups Ante on Rival Sites with $65 Million SCOOP Guarantee
PokerStars Ups Ante on Rival Sites with $65 Million SCOOP Guarantee
Daniel Smyth April 6th, 2018
The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is set to be a record breaker this year thanks to a guaranteed prizepool of $65 million. It mark...
WSOPE Will Return to Czech Republic in 2018, Despite Player Distaste for King’s Casino Owner
WSOPE Will Return to Czech Republic in 2018, Despite Player Distaste for King’s Casino Owner
Chad Holloway April 5th, 2018
The World Series of Poker Europe debuted at King’s Casino Rozvadov, Europe’s largest poker room, and despite controversies surrounding the venue’s ow...
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...
Updated WPT DeepStacks Schedule Includes Controversial Texas Stop
Updated WPT DeepStacks Schedule Includes Controversial Texas Stop
Chad Holloway March 14th, 2018
The WPT DeepStacks launched Season 5 with eight events on their schedule, and now they’ve added five additional events in 2018. That includes a stop in a...
Scott Margereson Outslugs Faraz Jaka for WPT Poker Showdown Championship, $696K
Scott Margereson Outslugs Faraz Jaka for WPT Poker Showdown Championship, $696K
Chad Holloway April 19th, 2018
South Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino wrapped its latest 22-event festival in the early morning hours of Thursday. The stop, which saw 17...
Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl
Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari Among 15 Players Selected by Aria to Compete in 2018 Super High Roller Bowl
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2018
After selecting the first 30 players via a live lottery for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, Aria poker officials hand-picked 15 additional players to comp...
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...
Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K
Brandon Adams Wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock High Roller for $370K
Chad Holloway April 18th, 2018
The World Poker Tour 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is wrapping up this week, and some recognizable pros have secured titles, including Brandon Ada...
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....
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...