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Cate Hall and Mike Dentale Engage in Epic Twitter Feud Cate Hall and Mike Dentale Engage in Epic Twitter Feud
Jon Sofen - December 9th, 2016

Cate Hall isn’t one to shy away from an argument. If she believes strongly in something, she will voice her opinion on that topic. Her liberal views have caused many […]

WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive

WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive

Jon Sofen - December 9th, 2016

Ryan Hughes was the Day Two and Day Three chip leader at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. But he didn’t make it back for Day Five. After […]

Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame

Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame

Daniel Smyth - December 8th, 2016

An Australian teacher accused of playing strip poker with students has been allowed to continue in the profession following an investigation by the Victorian Institute of Teaching. The 60-year-old, who […]

WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing

WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing

Jon Sofen - December 8th, 2016

After Wednesday’s Day Three action at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the Day Two chip leader extended his lead, a Hollywood actress was “whamboozled,” some top pros […]

WSOP Winner Ryan Laplante Joins Run It Once

WSOP Winner Ryan Laplante Joins Run It Once

Daniel Smyth - December 7th, 2016

WSOP bracelet winner Ryan Laplante is going to teach the world how to play like a pro after signing with online training site, Run It Once. Laplante has just short […]

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Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October
Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October
Jon Sofen December 4th, 2016
Nevada poker rooms raked in $8.7 million in revenue during the month of October, matching last year’s mark for the same month. The Silver State has more ...
Ministers to Vote on Japanese Casino Regulation
Ministers to Vote on Japanese Casino Regulation
Daniel Smyth December 3rd, 2016
Japanese casino regulation could become a reality in the coming weeks thanks to a push by the Liberal Democratic Party. As it stands, live casinos are outl...
Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving
Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving
Jon Sofen November 22nd, 2016
According to the stats, if you want to do something that doesn’t involve turkey this Thanksgiving, Las Vegas is the place to be. On any typical day, ...
New Jersey Rejects Casino Industry Expansion Plans
New Jersey Rejects Casino Industry Expansion Plans
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2016
New Jersey will remain a one location casino state after voters unanimously rejected a proposed expansion to the North Jersey area. The long-running debate...
Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October
Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October
Jon Sofen December 4th, 2016
Nevada poker rooms raked in $8.7 million in revenue during the month of October, matching last year’s mark for the same month. The Silver State has more ...
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Philip Conneller December 2nd, 2016
Phil Ivey and “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have fired back a salvo in their ongoing $9.6 million legal battle with the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The pa...
Caesars Las Vegas Joins the “Pay to Park” Bandwagon, But Will WSOP Entrants Have to Shell Out Next Summer?
Caesars Las Vegas Joins the “Pay to Park” Bandwagon, But Will WSOP Entrants Have to Shell Out Next Summer?
Jon Sofen November 30th, 2016
Caesars Entertainment owns nine properties on or near the Las Vegas Strip. Parking at each of these casino resort hotels has always been free. But that’s...
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
Philip Conneller November 28th, 2016
You have to give David Baazov props for never giving up. Despite having been outed by a Dubai firm he’d included on his original Amaya buyout bid as ...
State Attorneys General Petition Trump and Pence for Federal Online Gambling Ban Legislation
State Attorneys General Petition Trump and Pence for Federal Online Gambling Ban Legislation
Philip Conneller December 5th, 2016
And they’re back. Across the US, 10 state attorneys general have written to petition the incoming Trump administration, asking that the President- el...
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Philip Conneller December 2nd, 2016
Phil Ivey and “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have fired back a salvo in their ongoing $9.6 million legal battle with the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The pa...
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
Philip Conneller November 28th, 2016
You have to give David Baazov props for never giving up. Despite having been outed by a Dubai firm he’d included on his original Amaya buyout bid as ...
PokerStars Pro Neymar Facing Two Years in Spanish Prison for Alleged Role in Corruption Case
PokerStars Pro Neymar Facing Two Years in Spanish Prison for Alleged Role in Corruption Case
Jon Sofen November 23rd, 2016
A Spanish prosecutor wants to put soccer superstar and PokerStars TeamSports Pro Neymar behind bars for his alleged role in a 2013 corruption case involvin...
Cate Hall and Mike Dentale Engage in Epic Twitter Feud
Cate Hall and Mike Dentale Engage in Epic Twitter Feud
Jon Sofen December 9th, 2016
Cate Hall isn’t one to shy away from an argument. If she believes strongly in something, she will voice her opinion on that topic. Her liberal views have...
WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive
WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive
Jon Sofen December 9th, 2016
Ryan Hughes was the Day Two and Day Three chip leader at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. But he didn’t make it back for Day Five. Afte...
Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame
Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame
Daniel Smyth December 8th, 2016
An Australian teacher accused of playing strip poker with students has been allowed to continue in the profession following an investigation by the Victori...
WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing
WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing
Jon Sofen December 8th, 2016
After Wednesday’s Day Three action at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the Day Two chip leader extended his lead, a Hollywood actress w...
Tennis Legend Boris Becker to Serve as partypoker Ambassador
Tennis Legend Boris Becker to Serve as partypoker Ambassador
Daniel Smyth December 6th, 2016
Tennis legend Boris Becker is now a partypoker ambassador and will help promote a series of new tournaments for the online poker site. Becker, who was once...
Daily Fantasy Sports Study Suggests Industry Could Double by 2021
Daily Fantasy Sports Study Suggests Industry Could Double by 2021
Jon Sofen December 5th, 2016
Daily fantasy sports games are big business. Millions of gamblers log onto websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel to get some action. As popular as the ga...
Sam Trickett Joins the Partypoker Party as Brand Ambassador
Sam Trickett Joins the Partypoker Party as Brand Ambassador
Daniel Smyth November 23rd, 2016
Sam Trickett has become the latest poker pro to join the partypoker family. Continuing its trend of recruiting high profile players to represent its brand ...
Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving
Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving
Jon Sofen November 22nd, 2016
According to the stats, if you want to do something that doesn’t involve turkey this Thanksgiving, Las Vegas is the place to be. On any typical day, ...
Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker
Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker
Daniel Smyth November 1st, 2016
Donald Trump might be playing a very tough hand these days, being in the heads up game of his life with one week to go till the 2016 presidential election ...
WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead
WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead
Jon Sofen September 21st, 2016
In New Jersey at the WPT Borgata Poker Open, Taha Maruf held the chip lead with 794,000, and blinds were at 2500-5000 (500 ante) when play resumed on Wed...
Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event
Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event
Chad Holloway September 20th, 2016
Only seven players had won multiple Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) titles, but this past weekend, 42-year-old Jeremy Dresch became the eighth by winning the ...
MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events
MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events
Chad Holloway August 28th, 2016
The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), for many in the Midwest (and even beyond), it’s a “must play” event series. Each season runs a calendar...
WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive
WPT Bellagio Day Four Recap: Chip Leader Busts, NFL Star Still Alive
Jon Sofen December 9th, 2016
Ryan Hughes was the Day Two and Day Three chip leader at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. But he didn’t make it back for Day Five. Afte...
WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing
WPT Bellagio Day Three Recap: Ryan Hughes Increases Chip Lead, Justin Bonomo Climbing
Jon Sofen December 8th, 2016
After Wednesday’s Day Three action at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the Day Two chip leader extended his lead, a Hollywood actress w...
WPT Bellagio World Poker Classic Day 2: Tilly Dominating, Negreanu Hunting
WPT Bellagio World Poker Classic Day 2: Tilly Dominating, Negreanu Hunting
Jon Sofen December 7th, 2016
After Day Two at the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic in Las Vegas, many familiar faces have large stacks. That includes actress Jennifer Till...
Brad Albrinck Captures Second WSOP Circuit Main Event Title at Harrah’s Cherokee
Brad Albrinck Captures Second WSOP Circuit Main Event Title at Harrah’s Cherokee
Chad Holloway December 6th, 2016
The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Harrah’s Cherokee Main Event attracted 968 entries to North Carolina this past weekend, and after three days of...
Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame
Aussie Teacher Accused of Strip Poker Shame
Daniel Smyth December 8th, 2016
An Australian teacher accused of playing strip poker with students has been allowed to continue in the profession following an investigation by the Victori...
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun Push Back Against Borgata $15.5 Million Claim
Philip Conneller December 2nd, 2016
Phil Ivey and “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have fired back a salvo in their ongoing $9.6 million legal battle with the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The pa...
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
David Baazov Pushes Forward with Amaya Buyout Bid, Despite Being Down Two “Investors”
Philip Conneller November 28th, 2016
You have to give David Baazov props for never giving up. Despite having been outed by a Dubai firm he’d included on his original Amaya buyout bid as ...
PokerStars Pro Neymar Facing Two Years in Spanish Prison for Alleged Role in Corruption Case
PokerStars Pro Neymar Facing Two Years in Spanish Prison for Alleged Role in Corruption Case
Jon Sofen November 23rd, 2016
A Spanish prosecutor wants to put soccer superstar and PokerStars TeamSports Pro Neymar behind bars for his alleged role in a 2013 corruption case involvin...