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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 Nottingham, UK on Sunday. Her million-pound ($1,255,004) win […]

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 (ETH) is getting ready to shake up mobile poker players’ worlds. It’s the latest in the world of cryptocurrency, now dominated by Bitcoin, of course. Cryptocurrency poker has been […]

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 players have never competed in a […]

RAWA Proponent Jason Chaffetz, House Oversight Committee Chair, “May Depart Early” from Congress

RAWA Proponent Jason Chaffetz, House Oversight Committee Chair, “May Depart Early” from Congress

Jon Sofen - April 21st, 2017

Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has announced he will not seek reelection, and “may depart early” instead of finishing out his current term in Congress. The controversial politician once fought alongside […]

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 finally learned his fate, as […]

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Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains
Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains
Daniel Smyth April 29th, 2017
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) released its latest monthly revenue report last week. Casinos across the state won more than $991 million from bettor...
Marvel Studio’s Next Big Comic Book Blockbuster, Captain Marvel, Taps Poker Film Directors
Marvel Studio’s Next Big Comic Book Blockbuster, Captain Marvel, Taps Poker Film Directors
Chad Holloway April 26th, 2017
Back in 2015, the indie poker film Mississippi Grind, which starred Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, opened to positive reviews. Now, the writer-director ...
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in ...
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...
Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains
Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains
Daniel Smyth April 29th, 2017
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) released its latest monthly revenue report last week. Casinos across the state won more than $991 million from bettor...
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 (ETH) 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 ...
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Seniors in Canada Can’t Play Micro-Stakes Poker Game at Seniors’ Center, Deemed Unlawful
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
A micro-stakes poker game involving seniors in a Canadian town has been shut down. The City of Richmond deems the game “unlawful.” No, you haven’t un...
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....
No Joke, Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Bad Beat in Monte Carlo Super High Roller
No Joke, Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Bad Beat in Monte Carlo Super High Roller
John Reger April 30th, 2017
Stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Hart probably wished it was a prank, but alas it was just bad luck on Friday during Day 2 of the €100,000 ($108,955) Po...
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2017
Hashtag King, as many in the poker world feel, is totally unhinged. The Canadian CPA recently appeared on Poker Night in America and was scheduled for an u...
WSOP Ups Its Game to Include Three Online Bracelet Events in 2017 Summer Grind Tour
WSOP Ups Its Game to Include Three Online Bracelet Events in 2017 Summer Grind Tour
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2017
The World Series of Poker has released its 2017 schedule for summer events on WSOP.com. The online lineup includes expanded offerings of three bracelet eve...
Dzmitry Urbanovich Becomes Newest Sponsored Member of Team Partypoker
Dzmitry Urbanovich Becomes Newest Sponsored Member of Team Partypoker
Jon Sofen April 27th, 2017
Dzmitry Urbanovich, Poland’s #1 player with more than $5 million in live tournament cashes, is the newest member of Team partypoker. The internet pok...
Dzmitry Urbanovich Becomes Newest Sponsored Member of Team Partypoker
Dzmitry Urbanovich Becomes Newest Sponsored Member of Team Partypoker
Jon Sofen April 27th, 2017
Dzmitry Urbanovich, Poland’s #1 player with more than $5 million in live tournament cashes, is the newest member of Team partypoker. The internet pok...
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 ...
Salomon Ponte, AKA ‘Hashtag King,’ Feels Player Backlash for Erratic Behavior
Salomon Ponte, AKA ‘Hashtag King,’ Feels Player Backlash for Erratic Behavior
Jon Sofen April 26th, 2017
Salomon Ponte, who also goes by the handle “Hashtag King”, showed behavior on Poker Night in America Saturday which angered many in the poker w...
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Monte Carlo Poker Room in Las Vegas Bites the Dust, and Then There Were 16
Jon Sofen April 25th, 2017
It’s a sad day in Las Vegas for some poker players, as the Monte Carlo poker room has officially closed. The eight-table card room, located right in ...
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...
No Joke, Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Bad Beat in Monte Carlo Super High Roller
No Joke, Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Bad Beat in Monte Carlo Super High Roller
John Reger April 30th, 2017
Stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Hart probably wished it was a prank, but alas it was just bad luck on Friday during Day 2 of the €100,000 ($108,955) Po...
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2017
Hashtag King, as many in the poker world feel, is totally unhinged. The Canadian CPA recently appeared on Poker Night in America and was scheduled for an u...
WSOP Ups Its Game to Include Three Online Bracelet Events in 2017 Summer Grind Tour
WSOP Ups Its Game to Include Three Online Bracelet Events in 2017 Summer Grind Tour
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2017
The World Series of Poker has released its 2017 schedule for summer events on WSOP.com. The online lineup includes expanded offerings of three bracelet eve...
Brian Rast Reflects on Inaugural Bellagio $25K Mixed Game High Roller: CardsChat Exclusive Interview
Brian Rast Reflects on Inaugural Bellagio $25K Mixed Game High Roller: CardsChat Exclusive Interview
Chad Holloway April 27th, 2017
Earlier this year, Daniel Negreanu came up with the idea of hosting $25,000 Mixed Game High Roller events. Brian Rast took the ball and ran with it by cont...
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Hashtag King Dealt Karma in the Hole, Banned from Live at the Bike
Jon Sofen April 28th, 2017
Hashtag King, as many in the poker world feel, is totally unhinged. The Canadian CPA recently appeared on Poker Night in America and was scheduled for an u...
Salomon Ponte, AKA ‘Hashtag King,’ Feels Player Backlash for Erratic Behavior
Salomon Ponte, AKA ‘Hashtag King,’ Feels Player Backlash for Erratic Behavior
Jon Sofen April 26th, 2017
Salomon Ponte, who also goes by the handle “Hashtag King”, showed behavior on Poker Night in America Saturday which angered many in the poker w...
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...