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Olivier Busquet Unseats Phil Hellmuth by Winning PNIA’s King of the Hill II Olivier Busquet Unseats Phil Hellmuth by Winning PNIA’s King of the Hill II
John Reger - October 9th, 2017

Olivier Busquet peaked at the perfect time to capture the King of the Hill II title on Friday at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 36-year-old defeated Parker Talbot […]

Prop Bet Report: Phil Hellmuth Sinks Three-Pointer to Win $10K from Doug Polk

Prop Bet Report: Phil Hellmuth Sinks Three-Pointer to Win $10K from Doug Polk

Daniel Smyth - October 9th, 2017

Phil Hellmuth has proved he’s not just a hotshot at the poker table after sinking a three-point basket worth $10,000. The longstanding tradition of poker players betting vast sums of […]

Former NFL Star Clinton Portis Faces December Court Date in Borgata Suit to Recoup $170,000 Gambling Debt

Former NFL Star Clinton Portis Faces December Court Date in Borgata Suit to Recoup $170,000 Gambling Debt

Jon Sofen - October 8th, 2017

Phil Ivey isn’t the only one battling the Borgata in civil court. According to New Jersey court filings on Monday, former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis will be forced […]

888 Shares Tumble as Co-Founder’s Family Cashes Out for $146 Million

888 Shares Tumble as Co-Founder’s Family Cashes Out for $146 Million

John Reger - October 7th, 2017

The stock price of 888 Holdings tumbled more than 6 percent on Wednesday, after it was announced that the family of co-founder Aharon Shaked was selling their remaining ownership interests […]

Jason Koon Talks About Life as New Partypoker Pro: CardsChat Interview

Jason Koon Talks About Life as New Partypoker Pro: CardsChat Interview

Chad Holloway - October 6th, 2017

Jason Koon became the latest high-profile poker pro to sign on as a part of Partypoker’s expanding team of player representatives, according to an announcement on Thursday. Not only will […]

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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...
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 popula...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
Player to Watch: Tom Hall Books Third Win in 11 Months, Taking Down 888Live London Main Event for $104K
Player to Watch: Tom Hall Books Third Win in 11 Months, Taking Down 888Live London Main Event for $104K
Chad Holloway October 17th, 2017
The 888Live Poker Festival London wrapped up this weekend with the conclusion of its £1,100 ($1,450) buy-in main event, which attracted 427 entries over t...
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&...
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 ra...
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,...