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Tom Dwan (Finally) Cashed in a Poker Tournament Tom Dwan (Finally) Cashed in a Poker Tournament
Jon Sofen - March 21st, 2017

Tom Dwan scored his first cash in a live poker tournament since 2014. He finished 2nd in a Super High Roller event at the 2017 Macau Billionaire Poker Spring Challenge […]

Neymar Jr Hosted a Charity Poker Home Game Sponsored by PokerStars and it Raised €52,300

Neymar Jr Hosted a Charity Poker Home Game Sponsored by PokerStars and it Raised €52,300

Jon Sofen - March 21st, 2017

Neymar Jr is more than just a young soccer star. The 25-year old Brazilian hosted a celebrity charity home poker game to raise money for a good cause. The FC […]

Global Poker League’s Second Season on Hold While Founder Alex Dreyfus Pursues Expansion

Global Poker League’s Second Season on Hold While Founder Alex Dreyfus Pursues Expansion

John Reger - March 20th, 2017

The second season of the Global Poker League (GPL) has been delayed, but according to founder Alex Dreyfus, that might not necessarily be a bad development. Dreyfus, who created the […]

Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up

Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up

Daniel Smyth - March 20th, 2017

Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker room according to TMZ. The 34-year-old, who played Jaguar Paw in […]

Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge

Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge

Daniel Smyth - March 20th, 2017

When Libratus beat four established poker pros, it not only shocked the community but paved the way for a new generation of artificial intelligence (AI) challenges. Although the pursuit of […]

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NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
Jon Sofen March 23rd, 2017
Former NFL star Jason Taylor will host a charity poker tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 29. The recent Pro Football H...
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker ro...
Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost
Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost
Jon Sofen March 19th, 2017
Sheldon Adelson is reportedly interested in obtaining ownership of Wynn-Encore Casino Resort in Las Vegas. After the rumors began swirling of the casino mo...
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
John Reger March 17th, 2017
There are far more questions than answers in the short life of poker player Aneesh Augustine, and his family is desperate to resolve that reality. Workers ...
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Jon Sofen March 26th, 2017
Pennsylvania poker rooms raked in approximately $4.9 million in revenue during the month of February. There was virtually no change from the same time peri...
Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge
Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
When Libratus beat four established poker pros, it not only shocked the community but paved the way for a new generation of artificial intelligence (AI) ch...
Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost
Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost
Jon Sofen March 19th, 2017
Sheldon Adelson is reportedly interested in obtaining ownership of Wynn-Encore Casino Resort in Las Vegas. After the rumors began swirling of the casino mo...
Full Flush Poker Domain Purchase, But It’s Not What You Think
Full Flush Poker Domain Purchase, But It’s Not What You Think
Jon Sofen March 13th, 2017
The Full Flush Poker domain has been purchased by an unknown “affiliate,” but there won’t be any games to play. The defunct online poker site mysteri...
Australian Online Poker Officially Banned Down Under
Australian Online Poker Officially Banned Down Under
Jon Sofen March 22nd, 2017
Online poker and live sports betting have officially been banned in Australia. Huffington Post Australia, one of the leading political news websites in the...
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker ro...
WSOPC Player Jeremy Drewery, Charged with Extorting Drug Dealer, Gets Hit with Additional Charges
WSOPC Player Jeremy Drewery, Charged with Extorting Drug Dealer, Gets Hit with Additional Charges
Daniel Smyth March 13th, 2017
Jeremy Drewery, a WSOPC player with over $300,000 in live tournament earnings and a former Shelby County, Tennessee sheriff’s deputy, has been hit wi...
Black Friday Prosecutor Preet Bharara Ousted as US Attorney, Defies Call to Resign
Black Friday Prosecutor Preet Bharara Ousted as US Attorney, Defies Call to Resign
John Reger March 13th, 2017
US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, the man responsible for the prosecutions of the 13 Black Friday poker figures, as well as ...
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Jon Sofen March 26th, 2017
Pennsylvania poker rooms raked in approximately $4.9 million in revenue during the month of February. There was virtually no change from the same time peri...
Tony G Banned from Entering Russia Allegedly for “Trolling”
Tony G Banned from Entering Russia Allegedly for “Trolling”
Jon Sofen March 25th, 2017
Many have long considered Tony G a professional troll. The trolling has, apparently, caused the former poker pro to be banned from entering Russia. Antanus...
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
John Reger March 24th, 2017
Don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on an entry fee to the World Series of Poker this summer? Don’t worry, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has an a...
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
Jon Sofen March 23rd, 2017
Former NFL star Jason Taylor will host a charity poker tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 29. The recent Pro Football H...
PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st
PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st
Jon Sofen February 25th, 2017
The PokerVision Network will enter the United States market April 1. When it launches, the digital eSports and poker channel will air on the Action Channel...
Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show
Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show
Chad Holloway February 9th, 2017
Earlier this week, the second largest online poker site in the world launched 888poker News, a web show devoted to keeping players informed on all things 8...
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 to...
Chinese New Year 2017 in Las Vegas Is Critical Tourist Draw, Casinos Compete for Asian Gamblers
Chinese New Year 2017 in Las Vegas Is Critical Tourist Draw, Casinos Compete for Asian Gamblers
Daniel Smyth January 27th, 2017
It will be the Year of the Rooster when Chinese New Year kicks off on Saturday, January 28, and Las Vegas casinos hope to have plenty to crow about when [&...
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Jon Sofen March 26th, 2017
Pennsylvania poker rooms raked in approximately $4.9 million in revenue during the month of February. There was virtually no change from the same time peri...
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
John Reger March 24th, 2017
Don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on an entry fee to the World Series of Poker this summer? Don’t worry, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has an a...
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
John Reger March 17th, 2017
There are far more questions than answers in the short life of poker player Aneesh Augustine, and his family is desperate to resolve that reality. Workers ...
WSOPE Heads to EU’s Largest Cardroom for Three Weeks & 11 Bracelet Events
WSOPE Heads to EU’s Largest Cardroom for Three Weeks & 11 Bracelet Events
Chad Holloway March 9th, 2017
The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE), which late last year was moved to King’s Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic, will take place October 19...
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
John Reger March 24th, 2017
Don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on an entry fee to the World Series of Poker this summer? Don’t worry, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has an a...
Rainer Kempe Becomes World Poker Tour Season XV California Swing Champ
Rainer Kempe Becomes World Poker Tour Season XV California Swing Champ
Chad Holloway March 24th, 2017
In 2014, the World Poker Tour (WPT) established the “California Swing,” three events held back-to-back-to-back in the Golden State. Each season, a cont...
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
Jon Sofen March 23rd, 2017
Former NFL star Jason Taylor will host a charity poker tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 29. The recent Pro Football H...
Poker Villain Abraham Korotki Wins WSOPC Harrah’s Atlantic City Main Event for $117,645
Poker Villain Abraham Korotki Wins WSOPC Harrah’s Atlantic City Main Event for $117,645
Chad Holloway March 22nd, 2017
Good guys don’t always win, which was evidenced this past weekend when Abraham Korotki, one of the biggest heels in poker, took down his second World Ser...
Michigan charity poker scandal Includes Woman Accused of Embezzling From Children’s Charity Poker Events
Michigan charity poker scandal Includes Woman Accused of Embezzling From Children’s Charity Poker Events
John Reger March 22nd, 2017
A Flushing, Michigan woman is facing up to 50 years in prison for allegedly embezzling $20,000 through benefit poker events that were intended to benefit a...
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker ro...
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
John Reger March 17th, 2017
There are far more questions than answers in the short life of poker player Aneesh Augustine, and his family is desperate to resolve that reality. Workers ...
WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes
WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes
Daniel Smyth March 17th, 2017
The World Poker Tour (WPT) was forced into an unprecedented move this week, due to political tensions between China, South Korea, and the US. As part of it...