Republican Jeff Sessions Confirmed as AG: Is Online Poker Safe?

Republican Jeff Sessions Confirmed as AG: Is Online Poker Safe?

Philip Conneller - February 9th, 2017

Former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was sworn in as United States Attorney General on Thursday, after a divided Senate prolonged his confirmation hearings, amid a sometimes bitter debate that closely […]

CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs

CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs

Jon Sofen - February 9th, 2017

The CardsChat poker forum is approaching its 200,000th member. To celebrate the milestone, users will have an opportunity to win money in freeroll poker tournaments and score other prizes. CardsChat […]

India Court to Determine Whether Poker Is Legal, as ‘Skill vs Luck’ Battle Rages On Around the Globe

India Court to Determine Whether Poker Is Legal, as ‘Skill vs Luck’ Battle Rages On Around the Globe

John Reger - February 8th, 2017

A poker club that was denied permission to operate in India will have its case heard by the Gujarat High Court later this month. AAA Gaming Pvt. Ltd. applied for […]

Max Pescatori Auctions Off WSOP Bracelet on eBay for Charity

Max Pescatori Auctions Off WSOP Bracelet on eBay for Charity

Jon Sofen - February 8th, 2017

Max Pescatori is another example of a poker player who gives back to his community. The four-time WSOP bracelet winner is auctioning off one he won in 2015 on eBay […]

Online Player Simon “C Darwin2” Mattsson Captures Two Swedish Poker Awards

Online Player Simon “C Darwin2” Mattsson Captures Two Swedish Poker Awards

Chad Holloway - February 8th, 2017

Swedish poker players recently recognized their own with the 8th Annual Swedish Poker Awards, just three weeks before the third annual American Poker Awards.  Since 2009, a nomination and voting […]

New Nevada Gambling Bill Could See 18-Year-Olds at the Felt

New Nevada Gambling Bill Could See 18-Year-Olds at the Felt

Jon Sofen - February 7th, 2017

A proposed law, Assembly Bill 86, could change the legal gambling age in Nevada to 18 years old. And it could have an impact on brick-and-mortar poker rooms statewide. Assemblyman […]

iGaming Giants PokerStars, Microgaming Join Forces in New Deal

iGaming Giants PokerStars, Microgaming Join Forces in New Deal

Daniel Smyth - February 7th, 2017

PokerStars continued efforts to become a complete iGaming platform and moved another step forward towards that goal thanks to a new partnership with Microgaming at the beginning of February. Microgaming has […]

Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open for $892,433, Biggest Career Cash to Date

Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open for $892,433, Biggest Career Cash to Date

Jon Sofen - February 7th, 2017

Daniel Weinman received the ultimate birthday gift. No, it wasn’t an all-expense paid vacation to a secluded island or a new car. Instead, he got what every poker player really […]

Super High Roller Bowl Fills Lottery Spots for $15 Million Aria Tourney

Super High Roller Bowl Fills Lottery Spots for $15 Million Aria Tourney

Jon Sofen - February 6th, 2017

There were 35 very happy professional poker players after being selected via lottery for the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl, a $300,000 buy-in tournament at Aria Resort and Casino. One of […]

Wynn Classic Gives Casual Players 1.4 Million Reasons to Ante-Up

Wynn Classic Gives Casual Players 1.4 Million Reasons to Ante-Up

Daniel Smyth - February 6th, 2017

The Wynn Classic, one of the largest winter poker festivals in Las Vegas, returns in February and this year there’s $1.4 million up for grabs. Forming part of the Wynn’s […]

Wife Laps Michael Phelps in Charity Poker Tournament

Wife Laps Michael Phelps in Charity Poker Tournament

John Reger - February 6th, 2017

Michael Phelps might want to rethink retirement after his performance in a charity poker game on Saturday. The 23-time Olympic gold medal swimmer took on a field of celebrities and […]