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Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Jon Sofen - April 19th, 2017

Pennsylvania’s brick-and-mortar poker room revenue was on the rise in March. There’s no guarantee that fact will have a positive impact on a pending online poker bill, but it can’t […]

New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games

New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games

John Reger - April 19th, 2017

Will the Oakland Raiders players and Vegas Golden Knight players be more tempted to gamble on games if they live in Las Vegas? A poll released by Seton Hall University […]

Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent

Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent

Chad Holloway - April 19th, 2017

Since its launch in 2013, the Delaware internet gaming market has experienced a bit of a rollercoaster ride. In 2015, it was on life support, before bouncing back big in […]

Dan Cates Holds Dubious Distinction of 2017’s Biggest Online Loser for Q1+ 18 Days

Dan Cates Holds Dubious Distinction of 2017’s Biggest Online Loser for Q1+ 18 Days

Jon Sofen - April 18th, 2017

Dan “Jungleman” Cates isn’t off to a banner start in 2017 at the online poker tables. But it’s still relatively early in the year, and a massive comeback is always […]

Krzysztof Pregowski Bests Field of 303 to Win 888Live Easter Edition for £21,118

Krzysztof Pregowski Bests Field of 303 to Win 888Live Easter Edition for £21,118

Chad Holloway - April 18th, 2017

To celebrate the holiday this past weekend, 888poker hosted the 2017 888Live Easter Edition London Main Event at Aspers Casino Stratford. The £440 ($561) buy-in tournament attracted 303 entrants, and […]

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Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2017
Pennsylvania’s brick-and-mortar poker room revenue was on the rise in March. There’s no guarantee that fact will have a positive impact on a pendin...
Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent
Delaware Internet Gaming Market Struggles as March Revenue Plummets 42 Percent
Chad Holloway April 19th, 2017
Since its launch in 2013, the Delaware internet gaming market has experienced a bit of a rollercoaster ride. In 2015, it was on life support, before bounci...
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Poker in India may be in trouble in at least one state after an influential minister claimed that gambling is “not good.” Goa Chief Minister Ma...
NY State’s Rivers Casino Poker Room Has Problem Most Would Envy: Too Much Business
NY State’s Rivers Casino Poker Room Has Problem Most Would Envy: Too Much Business
John Reger April 10th, 2017
It didn’t take long for players jonesing to see some tournament action at the recently opened Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York to get their wish. ...
Android Ethereum Cryptocurrency Poker App Offers New Options for Online Players
Android Ethereum Cryptocurrency Poker App Offers New Options for Online Players
Daniel Smyth April 23rd, 2017
Ethereum (ETC) is getting ready to shake up mobile poker players’ worlds. It’s the latest in the world of cryptocurrency, now dominated by Bitc...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
PokerStars Acquisition in 2014 May Have Involved Insider Trading
PokerStars Acquisition in 2014 May Have Involved Insider Trading
Jon Sofen April 13th, 2017
PokerStars doesn’t need more bad publicity. But the online poker giant just got some. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has alleged investors from ...
Absolute Poker Finally Paying Players Money Owed for Past Six Years
Absolute Poker Finally Paying Players Money Owed for Past Six Years
Jon Sofen April 11th, 2017
Former Absolute Poker players: we have some good news to share. Customers of the defunct online poker site may soon receive money owed them since April 15,...
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
John Reger April 21st, 2017
It’s been a long and winding legal road for Travell Thomas, the poker pro with over a half-million in live tournament winnings. On Thursday, Thomas f...
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Casino Ban by Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Could Hurt Poker in India
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Poker in India may be in trouble in at least one state after an influential minister claimed that gambling is “not good.” Goa Chief Minister Ma...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
Vegas Dave Indicted for Misuse of Social Security Numbers
Vegas Dave Indicted for Misuse of Social Security Numbers
John Reger April 14th, 2017
“Vegas Dave” David Oancea, who has built a reputation for betting and winning on underdogs, might be facing his toughest long shot yet, beating a feder...
Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer
Italy Wants Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Summer
John Reger April 24th, 2017
Playing online poker in Italy is legal, but it is limited to only players in the country, and government officials are hoping to change that with a shared ...
MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site
MTV Host Rannvijay Singha to Represent Indian Poker Site
Daniel Smyth April 24th, 2017
Rannvijay Singha, one of India’s most popular TV hosts, has just been named as an ambassador for The Spartan Poker site. As part of the ongoing conve...
Hashtag King Challenges Doug Polk to Poker Night in America Heads-Up Battle
Hashtag King Challenges Doug Polk to Poker Night in America Heads-Up Battle
Jon Sofen April 24th, 2017
Hashtag King (better known to his family as Salomon Ponte) probably didn’t make any friends during the latest Poker Night in America cash game on Saturd...
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Daniel Smyth April 24th, 2017
Argentina’s Maria Lampropulos has become one of the top-earning poker women in history after winning the partypoker LIVE Millions Main Event in Notti...
Ivey League Poker Training Site to Stop Producing New Content
Ivey League Poker Training Site to Stop Producing New Content
Jon Sofen April 16th, 2017
Ivey League will no longer be uploading new content to its website as of May 1. The poker training site has decided to discontinue its service due to “th...
PokerStars Addresses Jackpot Poker Issues Following Recent Steam Network Launch
PokerStars Addresses Jackpot Poker Issues Following Recent Steam Network Launch
Jon Sofen April 14th, 2017
PokerStars’ Jackpot Poker has been tweaked and is now available on the Steam Network after users reported some initial problems with the free-to-play...
888poker Offers WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Eight-Figure Prize in “Supersize ME” Promotion
888poker Offers WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Eight-Figure Prize in “Supersize ME” Promotion
Chad Holloway April 13th, 2017
888poker, who is returning as an official sponsor of the World Series of Poker, is offering those who qualify for the 2017 WSOP Main Event on their site a ...
Phil Hellmuth to Host Tiger’s Poker Night Charity Event in Las Vegas May 19-20
Phil Hellmuth to Host Tiger’s Poker Night Charity Event in Las Vegas May 19-20
Jon Sofen April 11th, 2017
Phil Hellmuth will host the 19th annual Tiger Jam charity event at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 19-20. The Poker Brat, when he isn’t busy whining about ...
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Pennsylvania’s March Land-Based Poker Room Revenues Could Fire Up Online Poker Legislation
Jon Sofen April 19th, 2017
Pennsylvania’s brick-and-mortar poker room revenue was on the rise in March. There’s no guarantee that fact will have a positive impact on a pendin...
Ben Lamb Beats Daniel Negreanu the Lion in Bellagio $25K High Roller
Ben Lamb Beats Daniel Negreanu the Lion in Bellagio $25K High Roller
Jon Sofen April 18th, 2017
Ben Lamb doesn’t come out of the woodwork to play many live tournaments. But on Monday, he decided to show up at Bellagio in Las Vegas for the casino’s...
Bellagio in Las Vegas Bringing Livestream Poker to Twitch
Bellagio in Las Vegas Bringing Livestream Poker to Twitch
Jon Sofen April 17th, 2017
When the Bellagio, the most iconic casino in Las Vegas, gets on the bandwagon with Twitch, the trendiest poker livestream video platform, you know somethin...
Wynn and Aria Among Las Vegas WSOP Tournament Alternatives This Summer
Wynn and Aria Among Las Vegas WSOP Tournament Alternatives This Summer
Jon Sofen April 15th, 2017
The Las Vegas poker scene for the summer of 2017 has more to offer than just the World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. Sever...
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Maria Lampropulos Scoops Partypoker LIVE Millions for Historic Win, CardsChat Forum Member Jeremy Pantin Takes Third
Daniel Smyth April 24th, 2017
Argentina’s Maria Lampropulos has become one of the top-earning poker women in history after winning the partypoker LIVE Millions Main Event in Notti...
PokerStars NJSCOOP Guarantees $1.2 Million in Prize Money, Biggest Online Series in New Jersey History
PokerStars NJSCOOP Guarantees $1.2 Million in Prize Money, Biggest Online Series in New Jersey History
Jon Sofen April 22nd, 2017
The PokerStars NJSCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) series will have at least $1.2 million in prize pool money awarded. New Jersey online poker pl...
Pete Chen Wins WPT Beijing for $299,485 to Kick Off 16th Season of World Poker Tour
Pete Chen Wins WPT Beijing for $299,485 to Kick Off 16th Season of World Poker Tour
Chad Holloway April 20th, 2017
The first event of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Season XVI, the $3,500 buy-in WPT Beijing, wrapped up this week after Peter Chen topped a capped field of 400...
Krzysztof Pregowski Bests Field of 303 to Win 888Live Easter Edition for £21,118
Krzysztof Pregowski Bests Field of 303 to Win 888Live Easter Edition for £21,118
Chad Holloway April 18th, 2017
To celebrate the holiday this past weekend, 888poker hosted the 2017 888Live Easter Edition London Main Event at Aspers Casino Stratford. The £440 ($561) ...
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
Poker Pro Travell Thomas Cries at Sentencing for Massive Debt Scam
John Reger April 21st, 2017
It’s been a long and winding legal road for Travell Thomas, the poker pro with over a half-million in live tournament winnings. On Thursday, Thomas f...
New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games
New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games
John Reger April 19th, 2017
Will the Oakland Raiders players and Vegas Golden Knight players be more tempted to gamble on games if they live in Las Vegas? A poll released by Seton Hal...
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Players Poker Championship Co-Founder Bryan Oulton Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with Almost $900K in Debts
Daniel Smyth April 17th, 2017
Bryan Patrick Oulton, co-founder of the Players Poker Championship (PPC) Poker Tour, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, declaring debts totaling $891,701....
David Dao, United Passenger Gone Viral, Made More Than a Quarter Million in Poker Tournament Cashes
David Dao, United Passenger Gone Viral, Made More Than a Quarter Million in Poker Tournament Cashes
John Reger April 12th, 2017
United Airlines passenger David Dao, who was forcibly removed from a flight on Monday, has made quite a haul playing poker, but also has a checkered past t...