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PokerStars’ Real-Money ‘Power Up’ Launch Crashes on Technical Snag PokerStars’ Real-Money ‘Power Up’ Launch Crashes on Technical Snag
Chad Holloway - October 12th, 2017

PokerStars launched real-money play of their new “Power Up” game earlier this week serving European players on PokerStars.eu, but some critical bugs forced Stars to pull the game from mobile […]

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal Sees Rounders Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Defense Mode, Affleck Admits He Also Groped

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal Sees Rounders Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Defense Mode, Affleck Admits He Also Groped

Chad Holloway - October 11th, 2017

It’s been a rough week for Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Not only has he lost both his job and wife after The New York Times and The New Yorker ran […]

Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence

Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence

John Reger - October 11th, 2017

The long-running case stemming from the infamous April 15, 2011, Black Friday indictment against Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom was resolved on Sept. 28, with the former fugitive sent to […]

Undefeated: 3-0 Vegas Golden Knights Honor Shooting Victims in Home Opener

Undefeated: 3-0 Vegas Golden Knights Honor Shooting Victims in Home Opener

Jon Sofen - October 11th, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Tuesday night at T-Mobile Arena in the first ever regular season NHL game played in Sin City. Die-hard hockey fan and […]

Poker Vloggers Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen Turn Meet-Up Game into Vegas Victims Relief

Poker Vloggers Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen Turn Meet-Up Game into Vegas Victims Relief

Jon Sofen - October 10th, 2017

A growing poker vlogging community is chipping in to help those affected by the Las Vegas mass shooting. Brad Owen and Andrew Neeme, two of the most popular poker vloggers […]

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Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Chris Ferguson made his way to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for Day 1A of the first 2017 WSOP Europe event on Thursday, a €1,000 ($1178) b...
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
John Reger October 15th, 2017
After being held in large, iconic cities such as Paris, London, and Berlin, the World Series of Poker Europe is moving to the Czech Republic this fall. It&...
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
Daniel Smyth October 13th, 2017
World Poker Tour owner Ourgame is looking to raise almost $55 million in a bid to expand its presence in countries such as Japan and Brazil, while also loo...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com
Doug Polk Bets on Cryptocurrency’s Future, Launches News Site CoinCentral.com
Jon Sofen October 14th, 2017
Doug Polk is getting in on the cryptocurrency game. Earlier this week, he announced the launch of Coin Central, his new cryptocurrency news website. The pr...
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
World Poker Tour Owner Ourgame Raising Capital to Step Into Japanese Market
Daniel Smyth October 13th, 2017
World Poker Tour owner Ourgame is looking to raise almost $55 million in a bid to expand its presence in countries such as Japan and Brazil, while also loo...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom Earnestly Goes to Jail, Serves 7-Day Sentence
John Reger October 11th, 2017
The long-running case stemming from the infamous April 15, 2011, Black Friday indictment against Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom was resolved on Sept. 28,...
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Abilene, Texas police say Douglas Sims sought retaliation over a poker dispute when he, along with five others, allegedly helped in the robbery of a poker ...
Judge Rules $2 Million Poker Loan “Unenforceable,” But Leon Tsoukernik Could Still Have to Pay
Judge Rules $2 Million Poker Loan “Unenforceable,” But Leon Tsoukernik Could Still Have to Pay
Jon Sofen October 17th, 2017
A Clark County district judge dismissed eight of 10 claims made by Australian poker pro Matt Kirk, who is suing Czech casino owner Leon Tsoukernik for $2 m...
Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
Multi-State Online Poker Liquidity Deal Announced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
Jon Sofen October 13th, 2017
Finally, some encouraging online poker news for the game’s players, as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on Friday that the Garden State w...
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
First Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting Blames MGM Resorts, Concert Promoter, Bump-Stock Maker
Jon Sofen October 12th, 2017
A survivor of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, claiming the resort’s “negligen...
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Abilene, Texas police say Douglas Sims sought retaliation over a poker dispute when he, along with five others, allegedly helped in the robbery of a poker ...
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Chris Ferguson made his way to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for Day 1A of the first 2017 WSOP Europe event on Thursday, a €1,000 ($1178) b...
Poker as Olympic Sport No Longer Far-Fetched Idea, But Pole-Dancing Getting More Ink
Poker as Olympic Sport No Longer Far-Fetched Idea, But Pole-Dancing Getting More Ink
Jon Sofen October 19th, 2017
Is poker just a game or is it a sport? That question has been debated for years, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is now giving poker consider...
German Domination Continues as Stefan Schillhabel Wins Triton Super High Roller for $752K
German Domination Continues as Stefan Schillhabel Wins Triton Super High Roller for $752K
Chad Holloway October 18th, 2017
For the first time ever, the Triton Super High Roller Series is being held at the Galaxy Macau Hotel. But not uncommon, the stop kicked off as so many do [...
Video: Rick Salomon Takes $928K Monster Pot from Aaron Zang on ‘Poker After Dark’
Video: Rick Salomon Takes $928K Monster Pot from Aaron Zang on ‘Poker After Dark’
Jon Sofen October 18th, 2017
A video of Rick Salomon got people talking, but this time it wasn’t a sex tape involving Paris Hilton. The Hollywood producer and part-time poker player ...
French Site Winamax Signs Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos to Lead European Expansion
French Site Winamax Signs Mustapha Kanit and Adrian Mateos to Lead European Expansion
Chad Holloway October 18th, 2017
With shared European liquidity on the horizon, French poker site Winamax is preparing for expansion by signing two of poker’s most promising up and comer...
Aria Super High Roller Tournaments to Be Livestreamed on PokerGO
Aria Super High Roller Tournaments to Be Livestreamed on PokerGO
Jon Sofen October 17th, 2017
Adding to their original content offerings, Poker Central announced Monday that beginning Oct. 27, the Aria in Las Vegas will livestream their regular supe...
PokerGO’s New ‘Chasing Hearts’ Analyzes Body Language on Blind Dates to Identify Tells
PokerGO’s New ‘Chasing Hearts’ Analyzes Body Language on Blind Dates to Identify Tells
Jon Sofen September 29th, 2017
If you sometimes struggle to decipher the strength of your opponent’s hand when facing an all-in situation, or find yourself often eating alone because y...
Betfair Offers New Take on Sponsorship Deals with Rio Ferdinand Boxing Challenge
Betfair Offers New Take on Sponsorship Deals with Rio Ferdinand Boxing Challenge
Daniel Smyth September 24th, 2017
Online poker and betting site Betfair has entered the world of sports star endorsements with a bang thanks a new deal with former soccer star Rio Ferdinand...
PokerStars Alters Satellite System to Further Chagrin of Frustrated Pro Players
PokerStars Alters Satellite System to Further Chagrin of Frustrated Pro Players
Daniel Smyth September 10th, 2017
PokerStars’ drive to attract more recreational players could be set to squeeze pros once again as the Toronto-based site plans to limit the number of...
NYC Arson Resulted From Underground Poker Rivalry with Russian Mobsters, Feds Say
NYC Arson Resulted From Underground Poker Rivalry with Russian Mobsters, Feds Say
John Reger September 8th, 2017
Four members of a Brighton Beach and Coney Island organized crime family were named for their connections to a May 2016 arson on a building that was hostin...
Florida Poker Rooms Close, Tourneys Canceled as Hurricane Irma Approaches
Florida Poker Rooms Close, Tourneys Canceled as Hurricane Irma Approaches
Jon Sofen September 8th, 2017
As Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean, the state of Florida is battening down its hatches in preparation for potentially catastrophic damage. Wit...
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Chris Ferguson made his way to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for Day 1A of the first 2017 WSOP Europe event on Thursday, a €1,000 ($1178) b...
EPT12 Prague Champ Hossein Ensan Wins WSOPC International Rozvadov Main Event, 2017 WSOP Europe Subsequently Kicks Off
EPT12 Prague Champ Hossein Ensan Wins WSOPC International Rozvadov Main Event, 2017 WSOP Europe Subsequently Kicks Off
Chad Holloway October 19th, 2017
Leading up to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe, which officially kicked off today, the WSOP International Circuit Rozvadov played out inside King’s ...
German Domination Continues as Stefan Schillhabel Wins Triton Super High Roller for $752K
German Domination Continues as Stefan Schillhabel Wins Triton Super High Roller for $752K
Chad Holloway October 18th, 2017
For the first time ever, the Triton Super High Roller Series is being held at the Galaxy Macau Hotel. But not uncommon, the stop kicked off as so many do [...
Video: Rick Salomon Takes $928K Monster Pot from Aaron Zang on ‘Poker After Dark’
Video: Rick Salomon Takes $928K Monster Pot from Aaron Zang on ‘Poker After Dark’
Jon Sofen October 18th, 2017
A video of Rick Salomon got people talking, but this time it wasn’t a sex tape involving Paris Hilton. The Hollywood producer and part-time poker player ...
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Abilene, Texas Armed Robbery Possible Retaliation Over Poker Game Dispute
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Abilene, Texas police say Douglas Sims sought retaliation over a poker dispute when he, along with five others, allegedly helped in the robbery of a poker ...
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Chris Ferguson, Other POY Candidates, Arrive in Czech Republic for WSOP Europe 2017
Jon Sofen October 20th, 2017
Chris Ferguson made his way to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for Day 1A of the first 2017 WSOP Europe event on Thursday, a €1,000 ($1178) b...
Judge Rules $2 Million Poker Loan “Unenforceable,” But Leon Tsoukernik Could Still Have to Pay
Judge Rules $2 Million Poker Loan “Unenforceable,” But Leon Tsoukernik Could Still Have to Pay
Jon Sofen October 17th, 2017
A Clark County district judge dismissed eight of 10 claims made by Australian poker pro Matt Kirk, who is suing Czech casino owner Leon Tsoukernik for $2 m...
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
WSOP Europe Ready to Roll in Rozvadov, Home Casino of Controversial Owner Leon Tsoukernik
John Reger October 15th, 2017
After being held in large, iconic cities such as Paris, London, and Berlin, the World Series of Poker Europe is moving to the Czech Republic this fall. It&...