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PokerStars VR Launches Worldwide on Multiple Platforms to Rave Reviews PokerStars VR Launches Worldwide on Multiple Platforms to Rave Reviews
CardsChat News - November 12th, 2018

The PokerStars VR virtual reality poker room is out of its closed beta testing and available to audiences worldwide, with the initial reaction being largely positive according to reviews posted […]

Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party

Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party

Daniel Smyth - November 12th, 2018

The Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party is in full swing, but the organizers may be left with a hefty bill after interest in two key events fell short of expectations. Kicking […]

James Woods Crosses Party Lines to Help California Fire Victims

James Woods Crosses Party Lines to Help California Fire Victims

Jon Sofen - November 12th, 2018

Actor James Woods, one of Hollywood’s most passionate poker players, is putting his anti-liberal crusade on hold momentarily to assist in a human tragedy. The co-star of the 1990s cult […]

Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale

Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale

Daniel Smyth - November 12th, 2018

Danny van Zijp has won the WPTDeepStacks Brussels main event for $124,731 after beating France’s Jose Astima heads-up. Taking place inside the Grand Casino Brussels Viage between November 8 and […]

Player to Watch: Nikita Badziakouski is Quietly Becoming One of Poker’s Top Rising Stars

Player to Watch: Nikita Badziakouski is Quietly Becoming One of Poker’s Top Rising Stars

Jon Sofen - November 11th, 2018

Saying Nikita Badziakouski is having a banner year at the table would be an understatement. The quiet Belarusian is quickly becoming one of poker’s great tournament talents, with more than $13 […]

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Las Vegas Game-Changer in the Works? Caesars and MGM Reportedly Considering Merger
Las Vegas Game-Changer in the Works? Caesars and MGM Reportedly Considering Merger
Jon Sofen November 6th, 2018
There’s a rumor going around that, if true, would change the face of gambling in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts I...
Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”
Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”
Cort Smith November 4th, 2018
Caesars Entertainment will be the official partner of the Las Vegas Raiders and their new stadium when the team moves from Oakland in 2020. Financial terms...
New York Jets Taking Heat for Promotional Deal with Online Poker Operator 888
New York Jets Taking Heat for Promotional Deal with Online Poker Operator 888
CardsChat News October 31st, 2018
The New York Jets have become the first NFL team to form a partnership with a gaming firm that goes beyond a sponsorship for an individual casino, signing ...
AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers
AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers
CardsChat News October 19th, 2018
A new study suggests that US sports leagues are poised to rake in a combined $4.2 billion annually thanks to legalized sports betting. The study, which was...
Las Vegas Game-Changer in the Works? Caesars and MGM Reportedly Considering Merger
Las Vegas Game-Changer in the Works? Caesars and MGM Reportedly Considering Merger
Jon Sofen November 6th, 2018
There’s a rumor going around that, if true, would change the face of gambling in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts I...
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Cryptocurrency and Poker Are Perfect Partners
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Cryptocurrency and Poker Are Perfect Partners
Daniel Smyth November 5th, 2018
Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has given his take on cryptocurrency in the poker world as well as his thoughts on the game as a whole during a recent intervi...
Zynga Poker Problems Lead to Disappointing Third Quarter Financial Figures for Social Gaming Giant
Zynga Poker Problems Lead to Disappointing Third Quarter Financial Figures for Social Gaming Giant
CardsChat News November 1st, 2018
Zynga Inc fell short of financial forecasts for the third-quarter, reporting reduced earnings in part because of problems with its long-running Zynga Poker...
Nevada Sportsbooks Set Revenue Record Despite New Out-of-State Competition
Nevada Sportsbooks Set Revenue Record Despite New Out-of-State Competition
Jon Sofen October 31st, 2018
September was a record-setting month for Nevada sportsbooks. Despite new sports betting competition out-of-state, the Silver State raked in a one-month bes...
Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments
Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments
CardsChat News October 31st, 2018
The company charged with the task of paying back players ripped off by fraudulent activity at Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet have announced that another w...
Chinese Government Blocks Popular Mobile Poker Apps in Online Gambling Crackdown
Chinese Government Blocks Popular Mobile Poker Apps in Online Gambling Crackdown
CardsChat News October 30th, 2018
Several popular Texas hold’em apps have been blocked by Chinese authorities this week as part of a widening government crackdown against illegal online a...
Asian Poker Tour to Host Event in Japan, But No Cash Prizes to Winners
Asian Poker Tour to Host Event in Japan, But No Cash Prizes to Winners
CardsChat Tournament News October 22nd, 2018
The Asian Poker Tour is planning to make its first ever stop in Japan next year, as APT Tokyo will be held from Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 at the […]...
New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites
New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites
CardsChat News October 17th, 2018
New Jersey gaming regulators are sounding the alarm on what they see as a threat to regulated gambling operations in the state — the continued operat...
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2018
The Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party is in full swing, but the organizers may be left with a hefty bill after interest in two key events fell short of expe...
James Woods Crosses Party Lines to Help California Fire Victims
James Woods Crosses Party Lines to Help California Fire Victims
Jon Sofen November 12th, 2018
Actor James Woods, one of Hollywood’s most passionate poker players, is putting his anti-liberal crusade on hold momentarily to assist in a human tra...
Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale
Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2018
Danny van Zijp has won the WPTDeepStacks Brussels main event for $124,731 after beating France’s Jose Astima heads-up. Taking place inside the Grand Casi...
Player to Watch: Nikita Badziakouski is Quietly Becoming One of Poker’s Top Rising Stars
Player to Watch: Nikita Badziakouski is Quietly Becoming One of Poker’s Top Rising Stars
Jon Sofen November 11th, 2018
Saying Nikita Badziakouski is having a banner year at the table would be an understatement. The quiet Belarusian is quickly becoming one of poker’s g...
Can New PokerStars ‘Fusion’ Mix of PLO and Hold’em Recharge Poker Revenue?
Can New PokerStars ‘Fusion’ Mix of PLO and Hold’em Recharge Poker Revenue?
Cort Smith November 8th, 2018
The biggest poker site in the world has rolled out its latest attempt at innovating and reinvigorating the game. PokerStars introduced a new variant called...
Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”
Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”
Cort Smith November 4th, 2018
Caesars Entertainment will be the official partner of the Las Vegas Raiders and their new stadium when the team moves from Oakland in 2020. Financial terms...
Super High Roller Bowl Moves to December, Guarantees Winner of 48-Player Series $5M
Super High Roller Bowl Moves to December, Guarantees Winner of 48-Player Series $5M
Jon Sofen October 30th, 2018
Poker Central announced a surprise date for the next Super High Roller Bowl, December 17-19 in Las Vegas. The fifth edition of this $300,000 buy-in poker t...
PokerStars Hero Hospitalized in Latest 12 Labors of Arlie Challenge
PokerStars Hero Hospitalized in Latest 12 Labors of Arlie Challenge
Daniel Smyth October 29th, 2018
The 12 Labors of Arlie challenge by PokerStars took a dramatic turn recently after its eponymous hero Arlie Shaban, on his 7th of 12 steps necessary to win...
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2018
The Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party is in full swing, but the organizers may be left with a hefty bill after interest in two key events fell short of expe...
Partypoker Pushing Value Ahead of Caribbean Poker Party
Partypoker Pushing Value Ahead of Caribbean Poker Party
Daniel Smyth November 5th, 2018
Partypoker is preparing to host its latest Live Millions event and give players more value, this time around the sandy surroundings of casino Baha Mar in t...
Links Forged as Partypoker Becomes PGA EuroPro Tour Sponsor
Links Forged as Partypoker Becomes PGA EuroPro Tour Sponsor
Daniel Smyth November 2nd, 2018
Partypoker is taking advantage of the industry’s recent growth by forging another partnership outside the community, this time with golf’s PGA EuroPro ...
Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Earns Three EGR Awards for Commitment to Customers
Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Earns Three EGR Awards for Commitment to Customers
Daniel Smyth October 29th, 2018
GVC Holdings has bagged three titles at the 2018 EGR Operator Awards for its commitment to customers, further cementing its position as one of the most inf...
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Overlay Issues Could Dampen Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2018
The Partypoker Caribbean Poker Party is in full swing, but the organizers may be left with a hefty bill after interest in two key events fell short of expe...
Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale
Danny van Zijp Dominates WPTDeepStacks Brussels Finale
Daniel Smyth November 12th, 2018
Danny van Zijp has won the WPTDeepStacks Brussels main event for $124,731 after beating France’s Jose Astima heads-up. Taking place inside the Grand Casi...
Partypoker to Host Largest Online Poker Event Ever, $20 Million Guaranteed
Partypoker to Host Largest Online Poker Event Ever, $20 Million Guaranteed
Jon Sofen November 9th, 2018
Partypoker will make a lucky — and skilled, of course — poker player’s holiday happy. The poker site that seems intent on making a grab f...
Charity Series of Poker Teaming with Vegas Golden Knights Foundation for December Tournament
Charity Series of Poker Teaming with Vegas Golden Knights Foundation for December Tournament
CardsChat News November 7th, 2018
Between their host city and the support they enjoy from famous faces like Daniel Negreanu, the Vegas Golden Knights are probably the most popular NHL franc...
Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments
Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments
CardsChat News October 31st, 2018
The company charged with the task of paying back players ripped off by fraudulent activity at Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet have announced that another w...
Some Players Still Struggling to Recover Account Balances from Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet
Some Players Still Struggling to Recover Account Balances from Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet
CardsChat News October 24th, 2018
Early last year, the Garden City Group (GCG) began reimbursing players who had lost their account balances when Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet went under ...
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
Poker pro Micah Raskin was busted earlier this year in a major Long Island marijuana raid, and now he faces additional federal charges for distributing mor...
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions
CardsChat News October 10th, 2018
A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential g...