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Jungleman: Dwan’s Paid $700K for Unfinished ‘Durrrr Challenge,’ Stars Has Bot Problem Jungleman: Dwan’s Paid $700K for Unfinished ‘Durrrr Challenge,’ Stars Has Bot Problem
Jon Sofen - August 10th, 2017

Daniel ‘Jungleman’ Cates went on Doug Polk’s YouTube podcast and dropped a bombshell about PokerStars, claiming bots permeate the poker site. He also attempted to put some speculation to rest […]

PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors

PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors

Daniel Smyth - August 10th, 2017

Poker revenue at PokerStars has taken a dive in 2017, and it’s a sign of shifting attentions at the world’s leading online poker site, which soon will be offering its […]

Texas Private Poker Clubs, Rakeless and Boozeless, Push the Letter of the Law

Texas Private Poker Clubs, Rakeless and Boozeless, Push the Letter of the Law

John Reger - August 9th, 2017

When the Post Oak Poker Club opened last weekend in Houston, Texas, its former steak house location was no accident. The private card room wanted to present an upscale, posh […]

Tiger Woods Reportedly Entering DUI Offender Program, Longshot to Win Another PGA Tour Event

Tiger Woods Reportedly Entering DUI Offender Program, Longshot to Win Another PGA Tour Event

Jon Sofen - August 9th, 2017

Tiger Woods has agreed to enter a first-time offenders DUI program as a plea deal instead of fighting to prove his innocence stemming from a May 29 arrest in Florida. […]

Death of Online Poker in Australia Imminent after Senate Vote

Death of Online Poker in Australia Imminent after Senate Vote

Daniel Smyth - August 9th, 2017

Legal online poker in Australia is about to become a thing of the past. After a Wednesday vote in the Senate in support of a ban, legitimate operators are exiting […]

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PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
John Reger August 18th, 2017
Two gamblers playing Millionaires Island, an online slot game offered by PokerStars Casino, hit million dollar jackpots on consecutive days, PokerStars ann...
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
Jon Sofen August 18th, 2017
Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship ...
Oakland Raiders Attracting More Super Bowl Bets than Any Other Team
Oakland Raiders Attracting More Super Bowl Bets than Any Other Team
Jon Sofen August 16th, 2017
The Oakland Raiders won’t be migrating to Las Vegas until 2020, but sports bettors in Sin City are already in love with the silver and black. No other NF...
Japanese Casino Poker Options Hit Parliamentary Debate Level, and ‘Luck vs. Skill’ Once More a Factor
Japanese Casino Poker Options Hit Parliamentary Debate Level, and ‘Luck vs. Skill’ Once More a Factor
John Reger August 14th, 2017
As Japanese government officials begin zeroing in on the framework for their impending casinos, they’re giving poker a second look. Up until now, the...
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
John Reger August 18th, 2017
Two gamblers playing Millionaires Island, an online slot game offered by PokerStars Casino, hit million dollar jackpots on consecutive days, PokerStars ann...
PokerStars Explains Its Turn Away from Serious Players as Revenues Shift
PokerStars Explains Its Turn Away from Serious Players as Revenues Shift
Daniel Smyth August 11th, 2017
PokerStars needed to become more entertaining to the masses, Stars Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi said, which is why his company has shifted its focus away from ...
PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors
PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors
Daniel Smyth August 10th, 2017
Poker revenue at PokerStars has taken a dive in 2017, and it’s a sign of shifting attentions at the world’s leading online poker site, which so...
Casinos, Weeding Through Federal Versus State Laws, Struggle with Issues Surrounding Pot Money Bankrolls
Casinos, Weeding Through Federal Versus State Laws, Struggle with Issues Surrounding Pot Money Bankrolls
John Reger August 6th, 2017
Las Vegas casino executives are struggling with some big pot issues, and they’re not only at the high-limit poker tables. The rub is that money earne...
Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event
Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event
Jon Sofen August 15th, 2017
25-year-old Minnesotan Jason Funke, who finished 490th in the 2017 WSOP Main Event for $24,867, has been identified as the naked man who was ultimately sh...
Texas Private Poker Clubs, Rakeless and Boozeless, Push the Letter of the Law
Texas Private Poker Clubs, Rakeless and Boozeless, Push the Letter of the Law
John Reger August 9th, 2017
When the Post Oak Poker Club opened last weekend in Houston, Texas, its former steak house location was no accident. The private card room wanted to presen...
Death of Online Poker in Australia Imminent after Senate Vote
Death of Online Poker in Australia Imminent after Senate Vote
Daniel Smyth August 9th, 2017
Legal online poker in Australia is about to become a thing of the past. After a Wednesday vote in the Senate in support of a ban, legitimate operators are ...
Casinos, Weeding Through Federal Versus State Laws, Struggle with Issues Surrounding Pot Money Bankrolls
Casinos, Weeding Through Federal Versus State Laws, Struggle with Issues Surrounding Pot Money Bankrolls
John Reger August 6th, 2017
Las Vegas casino executives are struggling with some big pot issues, and they’re not only at the high-limit poker tables. The rub is that money earne...
Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills
Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills
Daniel Smyth August 20th, 2017
When amateur poker aficionado John Langevin travelled from his home in Pensacola, Florida, to take part in the 2017 Card Player Poker (CPP)Tour at the Scar...
Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’
Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’
Jon Sofen August 19th, 2017
When Fox Sports begins airing Season 16 tournaments this fall, poker fans will notice some major changes to the broadcast. For one, of course, Mike Sexton ...
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
John Reger August 18th, 2017
Two gamblers playing Millionaires Island, an online slot game offered by PokerStars Casino, hit million dollar jackpots on consecutive days, PokerStars ann...
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
Jon Sofen August 18th, 2017
Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship ...
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days
John Reger August 18th, 2017
Two gamblers playing Millionaires Island, an online slot game offered by PokerStars Casino, hit million dollar jackpots on consecutive days, PokerStars ann...
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
Jon Sofen August 18th, 2017
Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship ...
Poker-Themed Lotto Game Scratched After 10 Beats Jack, Reveals 43,000 Possible Errors
Poker-Themed Lotto Game Scratched After 10 Beats Jack, Reveals 43,000 Possible Errors
Jon Sofen August 17th, 2017
Imagine being heads-up for $150,000 in a poker tournament and sticking your money all-in on the river with the nuts, getting called by your opponent, and t...
Player Power Brings PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Back in 2018
Player Power Brings PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Back in 2018
Daniel Smyth August 14th, 2017
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) is back by popular demand and, according to the organizers, not just in name alone. When PokerStars announced that it ...
Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale
Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale
John Reger August 7th, 2017
The Westgate Las Vegas will soon have a poker room again. The hotel and casino best known for its sportsbook will open an intimate six-table room on Wednes...
Nevada Poker Profits Top $16 Million in June, Best Month Since 2007
Nevada Poker Profits Top $16 Million in June, Best Month Since 2007
Jon Sofen July 28th, 2017
Nevada poker rooms raked in $16.67 million in profits from cash games in June, according to the latest numbers released by UNLV Center for Gaming Research,...
The Purple Jacket: Five-Event ‘Poker Masters’ High Roller Series Rips Page from PGA Fashion to Crown New Elite
The Purple Jacket: Five-Event ‘Poker Masters’ High Roller Series Rips Page from PGA Fashion to Crown New Elite
Chad Holloway July 20th, 2017
On the heels of streaming World Series of Poker events all summer long, PokerGo has announced its next big lineup. The inaugural Poker Masters, a week-long...
Bobby’s Room Fisticuffs? Las Vegas Big Game Briefly Interrupted by Body Slam
Bobby’s Room Fisticuffs? Las Vegas Big Game Briefly Interrupted by Body Slam
Daniel Smyth June 26th, 2017
The serenity of super high-stakes poker players who are usually some of the most calm, cool, and collected was interrupted briefly this weekend, when a fla...
Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills
Floridian Poker Player’s $23K Tourney Win Helps Pay Mom’s Medical Bills
Daniel Smyth August 20th, 2017
When amateur poker aficionado John Langevin travelled from his home in Pensacola, Florida, to take part in the 2017 Card Player Poker (CPP)Tour at the Scar...
Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’
Phil Hellmuth to Take Over for Tony Dunst As Face of WPT’s ‘Raw Deal’
Jon Sofen August 19th, 2017
When Fox Sports begins airing Season 16 tournaments this fall, poker fans will notice some major changes to the broadcast. For one, of course, Mike Sexton ...
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack
Jon Sofen August 18th, 2017
Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship ...
Martin Kozlov Wins SHRPO 2017 Championship, John Andress Proves ‘Chip and a Chair’ Theory Once More
Martin Kozlov Wins SHRPO 2017 Championship, John Andress Proves ‘Chip and a Chair’ Theory Once More
Chad Holloway August 17th, 2017
Earlier this week, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino completed its 18-event 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) series in South Florida. Amo...
Poker-Themed Lotto Game Scratched After 10 Beats Jack, Reveals 43,000 Possible Errors
Poker-Themed Lotto Game Scratched After 10 Beats Jack, Reveals 43,000 Possible Errors
Jon Sofen August 17th, 2017
Imagine being heads-up for $150,000 in a poker tournament and sticking your money all-in on the river with the nuts, getting called by your opponent, and t...
See Trailer for Molly’s Game, Hot Poker Movie of 2017
See Trailer for Molly’s Game, Hot Poker Movie of 2017
John Reger August 16th, 2017
In what might be the most anticipated poker movie since Rounders, the public got its first glimpse of the forthcoming Molly’s Game, a dramatization of on...
Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event
Las Vegas Cop Shoots Down Unclothed Man Who Cashed for $25K in WSOP 2017 Main Event
Jon Sofen August 15th, 2017
25-year-old Minnesotan Jason Funke, who finished 490th in the 2017 WSOP Main Event for $24,867, has been identified as the naked man who was ultimately sh...
Chinese Tech Investor Xu Chaojun Busted for Running Illegal Poker Game
Chinese Tech Investor Xu Chaojun Busted for Running Illegal Poker Game
Daniel Smyth July 31st, 2017
One of China’s leading internet tycoons has allegedly been caught up in an illegal poker ring where the stakes involved topped $440,000. Chaojun is n...