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WPTDeepStacks Crowns Tobias Peters, Rex Clinkscales as Players of the Year WPTDeepStacks Crowns Tobias Peters, Rex Clinkscales as Players of the Year
Chad Holloway - January 12th, 2018

The World Poker Tour announced the 2017 WPTDeepStacks Europe Player of the Year on Thursday, with Tobias Peters capturing the honor. He joins WPTDeepStacks North America winner Rex Clinkscales, who […]

GPI American Poker Awards Scheduled for February in LA, Bryn Kenney and Kristen Bicknell Named Top Honorees

GPI American Poker Awards Scheduled for February in LA, Bryn Kenney and Kristen Bicknell Named Top Honorees

Jon Sofen - January 11th, 2018

The fourth annual GPI American Poker Awards has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at the ritzy Andaz West Hollywood hotel in Los Angeles on the famous Sunset Strip. PokerStars, the […]

Author, Erik Seidel Protégé Maria Konnikova Books Thrilling Win at PCA, Steve O’Dwyer Binks $50K High Roller

Author, Erik Seidel Protégé Maria Konnikova Books Thrilling Win at PCA, Steve O’Dwyer Binks $50K High Roller

Chad Holloway - January 11th, 2018

The 2018 PCA is entering its final stretch, and some notable players have claimed titles in the past few days. Maria Konnikova, a bestselling author who only learned to play […]

NFL Playoff Preview: Las Vegas Favors Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Vikes

NFL Playoff Preview: Las Vegas Favors Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Vikes

Jon Sofen - January 10th, 2018

Eight teams still have Super Bowl dreams, but four will have their hopes dashed this weekend as the NFL Playoffs kick off the divisional round on Saturday. Three of the […]

Swedish Poker Awards: Simon Mattsson Repeats as Player of the Year

Swedish Poker Awards: Simon Mattsson Repeats as Player of the Year

Chad Holloway - January 10th, 2018

Each year, readers of Poker.se vote in five categories for those they’d like to see win a Swedish Poker Award. For 2017, there were only four recipients, and that’s because […]

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Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Chad Holloway January 15th, 2018
The Revel Casino lost its poker room in August of 2013, a full year before the doomed property, which had once been deemed the future for chic gaming in At...
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Daniel Smyth January 8th, 2018
Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget casino is introducing a “live dealer” online offering that takes traditional Texas hold’em and transforms it into a c...
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017
PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...
Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Chad Holloway December 21st, 2017
Boyd Gaming announced on Wednesday that it would purchase Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia for $280.5 million. The acquisiti...
Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight
Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight
Daniel Smyth January 12th, 2018
GVC Holdings has shown its financial might ahead of a proposed takeover of Ladbrokes Coral thanks to recent annual sales figures surpassing €1 billion ($...
Daniel Negreanu Loses Money in 2017 Despite $2.7M in Tourney Wins, Shares Goals for 2018
Daniel Negreanu Loses Money in 2017 Despite $2.7M in Tourney Wins, Shares Goals for 2018
Chad Holloway January 3rd, 2018
Daniel Negreanu published two blog posts over the New Year, revealing both his year-end results for 2017, and his poker goals for 2018. Many were surprised...
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017
PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
John Reger December 29th, 2017
The world of poker seems to attract eccentric people and wild situations, 2017 saw plenty of both. The year saw card players receive money they never thoug...
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
Jon Sofen January 16th, 2018
PokerStars has become the first poker site licensed to share player pools between France and Spain, as of Tuesday, Jan. 16. Poker players in these countrie...
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Daniel Smyth January 15th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones bei...
Report: Up to 30 States Could Be in Play for Legal Sports Betting in 2018
Report: Up to 30 States Could Be in Play for Legal Sports Betting in 2018
Jon Sofen January 14th, 2018
Late in 2017, Pennsylvania passed a law that gave its land-based casinos the right to offer online gambling within state borders. Poker sites and internet ...
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Jon Sofen January 13th, 2018
They’re lucky no one got hurt. A grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, indicted four men from Abilene Thursday on charges related to armed robbery of a...
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
France and Spain Begin Sharing Player Pools on PokerStars
Jon Sofen January 16th, 2018
PokerStars has become the first poker site licensed to share player pools between France and Spain, as of Tuesday, Jan. 16. Poker players in these countrie...
Jason Strasser and Daniel Jones Punch Tickets to 2018 Global Championship at WSOP Choctaw Durant
Jason Strasser and Daniel Jones Punch Tickets to 2018 Global Championship at WSOP Choctaw Durant
Chad Holloway January 16th, 2018
The 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Durant Main Event attracted 1,249 entries, which created a $1,873,500 prize pool. After three days of play, ...
Antonio Esfandiari vs. High Stakes Amateurs on This Week’s ‘Poker After Dark’
Antonio Esfandiari vs. High Stakes Amateurs on This Week’s ‘Poker After Dark’
Jon Sofen January 16th, 2018
Tuesday and Wednesday should be a magical couple of nights on “Poker After Dark,” with Antonio Esfandiari headlining this week’s episodes of the high...
Maria Lampropulos Takes Down 2018 PCA Main Event for $1.1M, Christopher Kruk Wins $25K High Roller
Maria Lampropulos Takes Down 2018 PCA Main Event for $1.1M, Christopher Kruk Wins $25K High Roller
Jon Sofen January 15th, 2018
Less than a year removed from her first career seven-figure score, Maria Lampropulos, an Argentinian pro, took down the 2018 PCA Main Event for nearly $1.1...
Antonio Esfandiari vs. High Stakes Amateurs on This Week’s ‘Poker After Dark’
Antonio Esfandiari vs. High Stakes Amateurs on This Week’s ‘Poker After Dark’
Jon Sofen January 16th, 2018
Tuesday and Wednesday should be a magical couple of nights on “Poker After Dark,” with Antonio Esfandiari headlining this week’s episodes of the high...
GPI American Poker Awards Scheduled for February in LA, Bryn Kenney and Kristen Bicknell Named Top Honorees
GPI American Poker Awards Scheduled for February in LA, Bryn Kenney and Kristen Bicknell Named Top Honorees
Jon Sofen January 11th, 2018
The fourth annual GPI American Poker Awards has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at the ritzy Andaz West Hollywood hotel in Los Angeles on the famous Sunset Stri...
Aussie Millions Preview: Three High Rollers, 400 Satellite Qualifiers, and Seven-Figures Guaranteed
Aussie Millions Preview: Three High Rollers, 400 Satellite Qualifiers, and Seven-Figures Guaranteed
Jon Sofen January 9th, 2018
The 2018 Aussie Millions series at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, kicks off Jan. 17 with an AU$1 million ($781,890 USD) guaranteed tournament. The s...
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Golden Nugget Online Brings Live Dealer Casino Hold’em to New Jersey
Daniel Smyth January 8th, 2018
Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget casino is introducing a “live dealer” online offering that takes traditional Texas hold’em and transforms it into a c...
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Atlantic City to Transform Shuttered Revel into Ocean Resort Casino: Will a New Poker Room Emerge?
Chad Holloway January 15th, 2018
The Revel Casino lost its poker room in August of 2013, a full year before the doomed property, which had once been deemed the future for chic gaming in At...
Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Jon Sofen December 30th, 2017
If we learned anything from poker in 2017, it was clear that nice guys don’t always finish last and sometimes the “bad boys” end up being felted. Jus...
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
John Reger December 29th, 2017
The world of poker seems to attract eccentric people and wild situations, 2017 saw plenty of both. The year saw card players receive money they never thoug...
Giving Back: Poker Players Who Gave as Good as They Got in 2017
Giving Back: Poker Players Who Gave as Good as They Got in 2017
Ed Scimia December 27th, 2017
When the general public thinks of poker players, the first image that comes to mind for many is that of a shark feeding on unsuspecting prey. But when disa...
Jason Strasser and Daniel Jones Punch Tickets to 2018 Global Championship at WSOP Choctaw Durant
Jason Strasser and Daniel Jones Punch Tickets to 2018 Global Championship at WSOP Choctaw Durant
Chad Holloway January 16th, 2018
The 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Durant Main Event attracted 1,249 entries, which created a $1,873,500 prize pool. After three days of play, ...
Maria Lampropulos Takes Down 2018 PCA Main Event for $1.1M, Christopher Kruk Wins $25K High Roller
Maria Lampropulos Takes Down 2018 PCA Main Event for $1.1M, Christopher Kruk Wins $25K High Roller
Jon Sofen January 15th, 2018
Less than a year removed from her first career seven-figure score, Maria Lampropulos, an Argentinian pro, took down the 2018 PCA Main Event for nearly $1.1...
WPTDeepStacks Crowns Tobias Peters, Rex Clinkscales as Players of the Year
WPTDeepStacks Crowns Tobias Peters, Rex Clinkscales as Players of the Year
Chad Holloway January 12th, 2018
The World Poker Tour announced the 2017 WPTDeepStacks Europe Player of the Year on Thursday, with Tobias Peters capturing the honor. He joins WPTDeepStacks...
Author, Erik Seidel Protégé Maria Konnikova Books Thrilling Win at PCA, Steve O’Dwyer Binks $50K High Roller
Author, Erik Seidel Protégé Maria Konnikova Books Thrilling Win at PCA, Steve O’Dwyer Binks $50K High Roller
Chad Holloway January 11th, 2018
The 2018 PCA is entering its final stretch, and some notable players have claimed titles in the past few days. Maria Konnikova, a bestselling author who on...
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Wichita Poker Players Charged with Illegal Gambling Ops After FBI Phone Tap
Daniel Smyth January 15th, 2018
Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones bei...
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Admitted Texas Poker Robbers Indicted for Small-Time Heist
Jon Sofen January 13th, 2018
They’re lucky no one got hurt. A grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, indicted four men from Abilene Thursday on charges related to armed robbery of a...
Borgata Poker Champ Thomas Dougher Arrested for Atlantic City Bank Robberies
Borgata Poker Champ Thomas Dougher Arrested for Atlantic City Bank Robberies
Chad Holloway January 2nd, 2018
Police arrested Thomas Dougher, who won the 2015 Borgata Poker Poker Summer Open for nearly $150k, over the holidays on suspicion of bank robbery. The FBI ...
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017
PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...