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Poker Central Launches Original Documentary-Style Series ‘Stories from the Felt’ Poker Central Launches Original Documentary-Style Series ‘Stories from the Felt’
Chad Holloway - December 9th, 2017

PokerGo has once again expanded its original programming, this time with Stories from the Felt. The six-episode documentary-style series gives viewers a look behind some of the untold stories of […]

India’s Viswanathan Anand to Promote Poker Sports League and Skill in Poker

India’s Viswanathan Anand to Promote Poker Sports League and Skill in Poker

Daniel Smyth - December 8th, 2017

Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has been drafted by the Poker Sports League (PSL) in an effort to promote the skill side of the game in India. While Anand is […]

Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three

Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three

Jon Sofen - December 8th, 2017

Brandon Meyers increased his stack at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic on Day Three. But for the first time in this event, he didn’t leave the Bellagio with […]

Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger

Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger

Chad Holloway - December 7th, 2017

GVC Holdings entered talks to takeover British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral last December, but they quickly broke down. Fast forward a year, and those talks have started again. If a takeover is […]

WPT Five Diamond: Brandon Meyers Holds on to Chip Lead After Day Two

WPT Five Diamond: Brandon Meyers Holds on to Chip Lead After Day Two

Jon Sofen - December 7th, 2017

Brandon Meyers has been the star among stars thus far at the World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio in Las Vegas, finishing both Day One and […]

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Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Jon Sofen December 8th, 2017
Brandon Meyers increased his stack at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic on Day Three. But for the first time in this event, he didn’t leave the Be...
SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban
SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban
Ed Scimia December 6th, 2017
The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over the state of New Jersey’s attempt to challenge the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (...
UK Online Gambling Numbers Show Poker Slowing Compared to Sportsbetting, Casino Games
UK Online Gambling Numbers Show Poker Slowing Compared to Sportsbetting, Casino Games
Daniel Smyth December 2nd, 2017
Online poker in the UK is losing ground to other forms of betting, according to the most recent annual report from the UK Gambling Commission. Publishing r...
Las Vegas Sportsbooks Take Beating After Nine NFL Favorites Cover Sunday Spread
Las Vegas Sportsbooks Take Beating After Nine NFL Favorites Cover Sunday Spread
Jon Sofen November 27th, 2017
A bottle of scotch may be in order for Las Vegas sportsbook managers after an NFL Sunday that saw nine favorites cover the point spread, causing the worst ...
Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger
Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger
Chad Holloway December 7th, 2017
GVC Holdings entered talks to takeover British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral last December, but they quickly broke down. Fast forward a year, and those talks ...
UK Online Gambling Numbers Show Poker Slowing Compared to Sportsbetting, Casino Games
UK Online Gambling Numbers Show Poker Slowing Compared to Sportsbetting, Casino Games
Daniel Smyth December 2nd, 2017
Online poker in the UK is losing ground to other forms of betting, according to the most recent annual report from the UK Gambling Commission. Publishing r...
Floyd Mayweather Throws His Weight Behind ‘Wild Poker’ Social Media App
Floyd Mayweather Throws His Weight Behind ‘Wild Poker’ Social Media App
Chad Holloway November 25th, 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated MMA hero Conor McGregor back in August in what was known as “The Money Fight.” Now, the undefeated 11-time boxing world c...
New Jersey Sets Record for Annual Online Gambling Revenue with Two Months to Spare
New Jersey Sets Record for Annual Online Gambling Revenue with Two Months to Spare
Chad Holloway November 16th, 2017
For the eighth month in a row, New Jersey’s online gambling industry generated more than $20 million in revenue. As the state celebrates the fourth anniv...
SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban
SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban
Ed Scimia December 6th, 2017
The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over the state of New Jersey’s attempt to challenge the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (...
David Baazov Trial Set, Prosecutors Say Ex-CEO Illegally Traded Amaya Stock Prior to Buying PokerStars
David Baazov Trial Set, Prosecutors Say Ex-CEO Illegally Traded Amaya Stock Prior to Buying PokerStars
Jon Sofen December 5th, 2017
David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming, the company that in 2014 acquired PokerStars, is set to stand trial in Quebec later this month on cha...
Poker in India Dealt Blow as Gujarat High Court Dismisses Skill-Game Petition
Poker in India Dealt Blow as Gujarat High Court Dismisses Skill-Game Petition
Daniel Smyth December 4th, 2017
Poker in India has been dealt another blow by the Gujarat High Court after a petition to have it recognized as a game of skill was rejected. Following a se...
Supreme Court Set to Hear PASPA Case, with Chris Christie Testifying on Sportsbetting’s Behalf
Supreme Court Set to Hear PASPA Case, with Chris Christie Testifying on Sportsbetting’s Behalf
Daniel Smyth December 4th, 2017
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could be about to unlock a $138 billion industry if his legal push to repeal the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection ...
Jason Somerville’s Twitch Stream Set for Aussie Millions Return
Jason Somerville’s Twitch Stream Set for Aussie Millions Return
Daniel Smyth December 11th, 2017
Popular poker pro Jason Somerville will be using his Twitch presence to bring the 2018 Aussie Millions to the masses according to a recent announcement by ...
Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame Inducts MSPT President Bryan Mileski After Record-Breaking Season
Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame Inducts MSPT President Bryan Mileski After Record-Breaking Season
Chad Holloway December 11th, 2017
Over the weekend, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) wrapped up its record-breaking Season 8 at Canterbury Park. It was there that MSPT President Bryan Miles...
Singapore’s Alecz Chan Claims First APT Title in Macau
Singapore’s Alecz Chan Claims First APT Title in Macau
Daniel Smyth December 11th, 2017
Singapore’s Alecz Chan has flipped his way to the Asia Poker Tour (APT) Championships Event title as well as a career-best prize in Macau. The HK$20,000+...
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Jon Sofen December 11th, 2017
At the 2017 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic that wrapped up this weekend at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Ryan Tosoc took the credo “If you ain’t fir...
Slice of Life: Phil Hellmuth Looks into Cheese Pizza’s Soul for Barstool Sports
Slice of Life: Phil Hellmuth Looks into Cheese Pizza’s Soul for Barstool Sports
Jon Sofen December 3rd, 2017
Phil Hellmuth, food critic? The Poker Brat was the latest guest on Dave Portnoy’s “One Bite,” a popular pizza review vlog from Barstool Sports, and h...
Hold’em for the Holidays: Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian Offer Big Tournament Guarantees in December
Hold’em for the Holidays: Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian Offer Big Tournament Guarantees in December
Daniel Smyth November 27th, 2017
With the holiday season upon us, poker rooms in Las Vegas are vying for the poker-playing public’s attention with big tournament offerings prior to the e...
Floyd Mayweather Throws His Weight Behind ‘Wild Poker’ Social Media App
Floyd Mayweather Throws His Weight Behind ‘Wild Poker’ Social Media App
Chad Holloway November 25th, 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated MMA hero Conor McGregor back in August in what was known as “The Money Fight.” Now, the undefeated 11-time boxing world c...
Poker Player Billy Vogel’s ‘Toys for Kids’ Charity Brightens Holidays in Atlantic City
Poker Player Billy Vogel’s ‘Toys for Kids’ Charity Brightens Holidays in Atlantic City
Chad Holloway November 24th, 2017
Children in and around Atlantic City will have a lot to be thankful for this winter. That’s because for the eighth year in a row, online poker player Bil...
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Jon Sofen December 11th, 2017
At the 2017 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic that wrapped up this weekend at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Ryan Tosoc took the credo “If you ain’t fir...
Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Jon Sofen December 8th, 2017
Brandon Meyers increased his stack at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic on Day Three. But for the first time in this event, he didn’t leave the Be...
Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large
Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large
Jon Sofen November 29th, 2017
An armed man robbed the Bellagio poker room cashier cage at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon and received an undetermined amount of money when the cashier compli...
Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den
Poker Promoter Isok Aronov Gets Year Behind Bars for Operating Coney Island Gambling Den
Chad Holloway November 15th, 2017
Remember kids, crime doesn’t pay. Case in point: 33-year-old Isok Aronov will spend the next year of his life behind bars for his role in operating a hig...
Jason Somerville’s Twitch Stream Set for Aussie Millions Return
Jason Somerville’s Twitch Stream Set for Aussie Millions Return
Daniel Smyth December 11th, 2017
Popular poker pro Jason Somerville will be using his Twitch presence to bring the 2018 Aussie Millions to the masses according to a recent announcement by ...
Singapore’s Alecz Chan Claims First APT Title in Macau
Singapore’s Alecz Chan Claims First APT Title in Macau
Daniel Smyth December 11th, 2017
Singapore’s Alecz Chan has flipped his way to the Asia Poker Tour (APT) Championships Event title as well as a career-best prize in Macau. The HK$20,000+...
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Ryan Tosoc Wins 2017 WPT Five Diamond for $1,958,065, Was 2016 Runner-Up in Same Event
Jon Sofen December 11th, 2017
At the 2017 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic that wrapped up this weekend at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Ryan Tosoc took the credo “If you ain’t fir...
Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Bellagio WPT Five Diamond Bubble About to Burst, Blake Bohn Chip Leader After Day Three
Jon Sofen December 8th, 2017
Brandon Meyers increased his stack at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic on Day Three. But for the first time in this event, he didn’t leave the Be...
David Baazov Trial Set, Prosecutors Say Ex-CEO Illegally Traded Amaya Stock Prior to Buying PokerStars
David Baazov Trial Set, Prosecutors Say Ex-CEO Illegally Traded Amaya Stock Prior to Buying PokerStars
Jon Sofen December 5th, 2017
David Baazov, founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming, the company that in 2014 acquired PokerStars, is set to stand trial in Quebec later this month on cha...
Attorney Found Guilty of Stealing $435K from Clients Aspired to Become Poker Pro
Attorney Found Guilty of Stealing $435K from Clients Aspired to Become Poker Pro
Jon Sofen November 30th, 2017
Ohio lawyer Robert Searfoss III wanted to be a professional poker player, according to his wife’s testimony, but that career path will be put on hold as ...
Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large
Bellagio Poker Room Armed Robber Gets Away with Cash, Still at Large
Jon Sofen November 29th, 2017
An armed man robbed the Bellagio poker room cashier cage at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon and received an undetermined amount of money when the cashier compli...
David Baazov Wants Quebec Court to Toss PokerStars Insider Trading Case Due to Prosecutor Delays
David Baazov Wants Quebec Court to Toss PokerStars Insider Trading Case Due to Prosecutor Delays
Daniel Smyth November 27th, 2017
David Baazov, the embattled founder and former CEO of Amaya Gaming, wants the insider trading charges against him thrown out, saying the Canadian securitie...