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Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com
Jon Sofen - October 14th, 2017

Doug Polk is getting in on the cryptocurrency game. Earlier this week, he announced the launch of Coin Central, his new cryptocurrency news website. The project will keep the already […]

Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Jon Sofen - October 13th, 2017

Finally, some encouraging online poker news for the game’s players, as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on Friday that the Garden State will enter a shared liquidity pact with […]

Twitter Storm: Mike Matusow Mouths off on Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein

Twitter Storm: Mike Matusow Mouths off on Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein

Jon Sofen - October 13th, 2017

Stop the presses: Mike Matusow posted something that offended people. The ever-vocal poker pro-turned-cultural critic gave his two cents on alleged sexual predator Harvey Weinstein this week, and Hollywood’s tacit […]

World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market

World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market

Daniel Smyth - October 13th, 2017

World Poker Tour owner Ourgame is looking to raise almost $55 million in a bid to expand its presence in countries such as Japan and Brazil, while also looking to […]

First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker

First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker

Jon Sofen - October 12th, 2017

A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligence or gross negligence” played […]

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WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
John Reger October 15th, 2017
After being held in large, iconic cities such as Paris, London, and Berlin, the World Series of Poker Europe is moving to the Czech Republic this fall. It&...
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
Daniel Smyth October 13th, 2017
World Poker Tour owner Ourgame is looking to raise almost $55 million in a bid to expand its presence in countries such as Japan and Brazil, while also loo...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Poker Vloggers Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen Turn Meet-Up Game into Vegas Victims Relief
Poker Vloggers Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen Turn Meet-Up Game into Vegas Victims Relief
Jon Sofen October 10th, 2017
A growing poker vlogging community is chipping in to help those affected by the Las Vegas mass shooting. Brad Owen and Andrew Neeme, two of the most popula...
Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com
Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com
Jon Sofen October 14th, 2017
Doug Polk is getting in on the cryptocurrency game. Earlier this week, he announced the launch of Coin Central, his new cryptocurrency news website. The pr...
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
Daniel Smyth October 13th, 2017
World Poker Tour owner Ourgame is looking to raise almost $55 million in a bid to expand its presence in countries such as Japan and Brazil, while also loo...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
John Reger October 11th, 2017
The long-running case stemming from the infamous April 15, 2011, Black Friday indictment against Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom was resolved on Sept. 28,...
Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
Jon Sofen October 13th, 2017
Finally, some encouraging online poker news for the game’s players, as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on Friday that the Garden State w...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
John Reger October 11th, 2017
The long-running case stemming from the infamous April 15, 2011, Black Friday indictment against Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom was resolved on Sept. 28,...
Mass Killer Stephen Paddock’s $100-a-Hand Video Poker Marathon Sessions Revealed
Mass Killer Stephen Paddock’s $100-a-Hand Video Poker Marathon Sessions Revealed
Jon Sofen October 10th, 2017
In a 2013 deposition for a slip and fall suit, Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock said he gambled “all night” and claimed to have been the “bigge...
Chris Meyers Wins Largest Poker Tournament in Michigan History, Grabs Lead in MSPT Player of the Year Race
Chris Meyers Wins Largest Poker Tournament in Michigan History, Grabs Lead in MSPT Player of the Year Race
Chad Holloway October 16th, 2017
Five months after finishing fifth in what was then the largest poker tournament in Michigan state history, Chris Meyers returned to FireKeepers Casino to w...
Joey Ingram Bets He Can Learn to Speak Mandarin Fluently Within One Year
Joey Ingram Bets He Can Learn to Speak Mandarin Fluently Within One Year
Jon Sofen October 16th, 2017
Pot-limit Omaha specialist and YouTube personality Joey Ingram isn’t one to shy away from a strange prop bet. The host of PokerGO’s new prop bet show ...
Poker Bots Aren’t Powerful Enough to Solve No Limit Hold’em (Yet)
Poker Bots Aren’t Powerful Enough to Solve No Limit Hold’em (Yet)
Ed Scimia October 16th, 2017
Poker bot Libratus might have shown just how far artificial intelligence has come over the last few years, but it hasn’t gone far enough to completely so...
Online Poker Trailblazer Dani Stern Cashing In His Chips at Age 31
Online Poker Trailblazer Dani Stern Cashing In His Chips at Age 31
Daniel Smyth October 16th, 2017
Dani Stern, one of the original online poker whiz kids, is saying goodbye to the game after more than a decade as a pro. Now a month away from 31, [&hellip...
PokerGO’s New ‘Chasing Hearts’ Analyzes Body Language on Blind Dates to Identify Tells
PokerGO’s New ‘Chasing Hearts’ Analyzes Body Language on Blind Dates to Identify Tells
Jon Sofen September 29th, 2017
If you sometimes struggle to decipher the strength of your opponent’s hand when facing an all-in situation, or find yourself often eating alone because y...
Heads-Up for King of the Hill II: Hellmuth vs. ‘Tonkaaaa,’ Busquet vs. Deeb
Heads-Up for King of the Hill II: Hellmuth vs. ‘Tonkaaaa,’ Busquet vs. Deeb
Jon Sofen September 28th, 2017
First-round matchups have been announced for the second four-player, $50,000 buy-in, winner-take-all, mini-heads-up tournament on “Poker Night in America...
PokerStars Tries to Win Back Players for Return of PCA with $16K Prize Packages
PokerStars Tries to Win Back Players for Return of PCA with $16K Prize Packages
Jon Sofen September 26th, 2017
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is returning in January 2018 after a one-year hiatus. To celebrate the return of this popular tournament series in the B...
WPN Poker Sites to Begin Accepting 60+ Cryptocurrencies as Funding Method
WPN Poker Sites to Begin Accepting 60+ Cryptocurrencies as Funding Method
Jon Sofen September 22nd, 2017
Americas Cardroom announced in a press release that the poker site has plans to soon accept more than 60 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, for player de...
Betfair Offers New Take on Sponsorship Deals with Rio Ferdinand Boxing Challenge
Betfair Offers New Take on Sponsorship Deals with Rio Ferdinand Boxing Challenge
Daniel Smyth September 24th, 2017
Online poker and betting site Betfair has entered the world of sports star endorsements with a bang thanks a new deal with former soccer star Rio Ferdinand...
PokerStars Alters Satellite System to Further Chagrin of Frustrated Pro Players
PokerStars Alters Satellite System to Further Chagrin of Frustrated Pro Players
Daniel Smyth September 10th, 2017
PokerStars’ drive to attract more recreational players could be set to squeeze pros once again as the Toronto-based site plans to limit the number of...
NYC Arson Resulted From Underground Poker Rivalry with Russian Mobsters, Feds Say
NYC Arson Resulted From Underground Poker Rivalry with Russian Mobsters, Feds Say
John Reger September 8th, 2017
Four members of a Brighton Beach and Coney Island organized crime family were named for their connections to a May 2016 arson on a building that was hostin...
Florida Poker Rooms Close, Tourneys Canceled as Hurricane Irma Approaches
Florida Poker Rooms Close, Tourneys Canceled as Hurricane Irma Approaches
Jon Sofen September 8th, 2017
As Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean, the state of Florida is battening down its hatches in preparation for potentially catastrophic damage. Wit...
Chris Meyers Wins Largest Poker Tournament in Michigan History, Grabs Lead in MSPT Player of the Year Race
Chris Meyers Wins Largest Poker Tournament in Michigan History, Grabs Lead in MSPT Player of the Year Race
Chad Holloway October 16th, 2017
Five months after finishing fifth in what was then the largest poker tournament in Michigan state history, Chris Meyers returned to FireKeepers Casino to w...
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
John Reger October 15th, 2017
After being held in large, iconic cities such as Paris, London, and Berlin, the World Series of Poker Europe is moving to the Czech Republic this fall. It&...
Justin Boggs Holds Off Wendy Freedman to Win WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Southern Indiana Main Event for $140K
Justin Boggs Holds Off Wendy Freedman to Win WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Southern Indiana Main Event for $140K
Chad Holloway October 10th, 2017
Schools were off for Columbus Day on Monday, and one teacher made particularly good use of the holiday as the World Series of Poker Circuit wrapped its lat...
Olivier Busquet Unseats Phil Hellmuth by Winning PNIA’s King of the Hill II
Olivier Busquet Unseats Phil Hellmuth by Winning PNIA’s King of the Hill II
John Reger October 9th, 2017
Olivier Busquet peaked at the perfect time to capture the King of the Hill II title on Friday at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 36-year...
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
John Reger October 15th, 2017
After being held in large, iconic cities such as Paris, London, and Berlin, the World Series of Poker Europe is moving to the Czech Republic this fall. It&...
Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal Sees Rounders Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Defense Mode, Affleck Admits He Also Groped
Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal Sees Rounders Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Defense Mode, Affleck Admits He Also Groped
Chad Holloway October 11th, 2017
It’s been a rough week for Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Not only has he lost both his job and wife after The New York Times and The New Yorker ra...
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
John Reger October 11th, 2017
The long-running case stemming from the infamous April 15, 2011, Black Friday indictment against Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom was resolved on Sept. 28,...
Mass Killer Stephen Paddock’s $100-a-Hand Video Poker Marathon Sessions Revealed
Mass Killer Stephen Paddock’s $100-a-Hand Video Poker Marathon Sessions Revealed
Jon Sofen October 10th, 2017
In a 2013 deposition for a slip and fall suit, Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock said he gambled “all night” and claimed to have been the “bigge...