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PokerStars Wants in on Pennsylvania Online Poker, But First They Need a Partner

PokerStars Wants in on Pennsylvania Online Poker, But First They Need a Partner

Jon Sofen - November 17th, 2017

PokerStars expects to be part of the soon-to-be booming online poker industry in Pennsylvania. But there’s a minor problem: PokerStars doesn’t operate a land-based casino there (or anywhere else in […]

OJ Simpson Gets Lifetime Ban from Cosmopolitan Casino in Las Vegas after His Presence Causes Ruckus

OJ Simpson Gets Lifetime Ban from Cosmopolitan Casino in Las Vegas after His Presence Causes Ruckus

Jon Sofen - November 10th, 2017

In news that might come as a surprise to exactly no one, OJ Simpson found himself in trouble Wednesday evening. The former football star and accused double-murderer, barely a month […]

Online Bookmaker Bet365 Experiences Record Revenue Year, Hitting $2.83 Billion

Online Bookmaker Bet365 Experiences Record Revenue Year, Hitting $2.83 Billion

Chad Holloway - November 8th, 2017

The latest fiscal year proved to be a good one for Bet365, as the online bookmaker saw revenue grow 30 percent from $2.17 billion to $2.83 billion. It marked the […]

Paradise Papers Reveal Offshore Interests of Betting Industry Power Players, Tony G among Them

Paradise Papers Reveal Offshore Interests of Betting Industry Power Players, Tony G among Them

Daniel Smyth - November 6th, 2017

The Paradise Papers detailing the offshore activities of the world’s richest companies and individuals features former poker-pro-turned-politician Antanas Guoga, known to us as Tony G. As the world starts to […]

Jennifer Harman Nevada SPCA Charity Poker Tournament Set for 11th Year Running at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Jennifer Harman Nevada SPCA Charity Poker Tournament Set for 11th Year Running at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Hannah Elisabeth - November 5th, 2017

Poker superstar Jennifer Harman has always been a champion for animals, and now, for the 11th time, she will once more raise money for the Nevada SPCA, Las Vegas’ primary […]

Florida Mayor Calls for ‘Decoupling’ Poker from Dog Racing after Doping Scandal

Florida Mayor Calls for ‘Decoupling’ Poker from Dog Racing after Doping Scandal

Daniel Smyth - October 30th, 2017

Poker shouldn’t be the only thing keeping greyhound racing alive in Florida, according to Orange Park Mayor Scott Land, who is seeking legislative help to “decouple” the two activities. This […]

UK Court Ruling That Bridge Is Not a Sport Could Affect Poker’s Status

UK Court Ruling That Bridge Is Not a Sport Could Affect Poker’s Status

Daniel Smyth - October 28th, 2017

The European Court of Justice has ruled the game of bridge can’t be defined as a sport for tax relief purposes, which could go some way to defining how the […]

Pennsylvania on Verge of Legalizing Online Poker, DFS, and Casino Gambling

Pennsylvania on Verge of Legalizing Online Poker, DFS, and Casino Gambling

Jon Sofen - October 27th, 2017

After years of heated debates and dead ends, Pennsylvania is set to become the fourth state in the US to legalize online poker. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives […]

UK Supreme Court Rules Against Phil Ivey in £7.7 Million Edge-Sorting Row with London Casino

UK Supreme Court Rules Against Phil Ivey in £7.7 Million Edge-Sorting Row with London Casino

Chad Holloway - October 26th, 2017

Phil Ivey saw more than $10 million slip through his hands on Tuesday, after the UK Supreme Court ruled against him in his final battle to regain £7.7 million he […]

Billionaires Sheldon Adelson, Andy Beal Climb Forbes List of Wealthiest Americans

Billionaires Sheldon Adelson, Andy Beal Climb Forbes List of Wealthiest Americans

Jon Sofen - October 24th, 2017

Forbes magazine recently released its newest rankings of the 400 wealthiest people in America, and two on the list have notable connections to the poker world. Sheldon Adelson and Andy […]

Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017

Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017

Jon Sofen - October 20th, 2017

Chris Ferguson made his way to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for Day 1A of the first 2017 WSOP Europe event on Thursday, a €1,000 ($1178) buy-in Monster Stack […]