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Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth - March 20th, 2017

Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker room according to TMZ. The 34-year-old, who played Jaguar Paw in […]

Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge

Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge

Daniel Smyth - March 20th, 2017

When Libratus beat four established poker pros, it not only shocked the community but paved the way for a new generation of artificial intelligence (AI) challenges. Although the pursuit of […]

Cate Hall Walks the Walk, Mike Dentale Talks the Talk

Cate Hall Walks the Walk, Mike Dentale Talks the Talk

Jon Sofen - March 20th, 2017

Cate Hall defeated Mike Dentale two games to zero in one of the most anticipated poker heads-up matches since Mike McDermott and Teddy KGB. The poker players settled a dispute […]

Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost

Sheldon Adelson Rumor: Casino Mogul Wants Wynn Resort, Steve Wynn’s Stocks Get a Boost

Jon Sofen - March 19th, 2017

Sheldon Adelson is reportedly interested in obtaining ownership of Wynn-Encore Casino Resort in Las Vegas. After the rumors began swirling of the casino mogul’s interest in the property, Steve Wynn’s […]

Cate Hall, Mike Dentale Get Ready to Battle It Out Sunday on Poker Night in America

Cate Hall, Mike Dentale Get Ready to Battle It Out Sunday on Poker Night in America

Jon Sofen - March 18th, 2017

Cate Hall and Mike Dentale are about as cordial as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were on the campaign trail. On Sunday, the poker players will have their own decision […]

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Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Jon Sofen March 28th, 2017
The Las Vegas poker scene has drawn some national attention in recent days. Many major media outlets such as the Chicago Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journ...
Oakland Raiders Officially Moving to Las Vegas No Thanks to Sheldon Adelson
Oakland Raiders Officially Moving to Las Vegas No Thanks to Sheldon Adelson
Jon Sofen March 28th, 2017
The Oakland Raiders will soon be skipping town and heading south to the desert. NFL teams voted 31-1 on Monday to approve the team’s relocation to Las Ve...
Sheldon Adelson Listed at 20th on Forbes’ Wealthiest List
Sheldon Adelson Listed at 20th on Forbes’ Wealthiest List
Jon Sofen March 27th, 2017
Saying that Sheldon Adelson is wealthy is as big of an understatement as accusing Charles Manson of being mean. But how rich is he? According to Forbes’ ...
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
NFL Star Jason Taylor to Host Charity Poker Tournament March 29 in South Florida
Jon Sofen March 23rd, 2017
Former NFL star Jason Taylor will host a charity poker tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 29. The recent Pro Football H...
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Jon Sofen March 28th, 2017
The Las Vegas poker scene has drawn some national attention in recent days. Many major media outlets such as the Chicago Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journ...
Sheldon Adelson Listed at 20th on Forbes’ Wealthiest List
Sheldon Adelson Listed at 20th on Forbes’ Wealthiest List
Jon Sofen March 27th, 2017
Saying that Sheldon Adelson is wealthy is as big of an understatement as accusing Charles Manson of being mean. But how rich is he? According to Forbes’ ...
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Jon Sofen March 26th, 2017
Pennsylvania poker rooms raked in approximately $4.9 million in revenue during the month of February. There was virtually no change from the same time peri...
Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge
Libratus Poker Win Paves Way for Microsoft Minecraft Challenge
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
When Libratus beat four established poker pros, it not only shocked the community but paved the way for a new generation of artificial intelligence (AI) ch...
Australian Online Poker Officially Banned Down Under
Australian Online Poker Officially Banned Down Under
Jon Sofen March 22nd, 2017
Online poker and live sports betting have officially been banned in Australia. Huffington Post Australia, one of the leading political news websites in the...
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker ro...
WSOPC Player Jeremy Drewery, Charged with Extorting Drug Dealer, Gets Hit with Additional Charges
WSOPC Player Jeremy Drewery, Charged with Extorting Drug Dealer, Gets Hit with Additional Charges
Daniel Smyth March 13th, 2017
Jeremy Drewery, a WSOPC player with over $300,000 in live tournament earnings and a former Shelby County, Tennessee sheriff’s deputy, has been hit wi...
Black Friday Prosecutor Preet Bharara Ousted as US Attorney, Defies Call to Resign
Black Friday Prosecutor Preet Bharara Ousted as US Attorney, Defies Call to Resign
John Reger March 13th, 2017
US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, the man responsible for the prosecutions of the 13 Black Friday poker figures, as well as ...
Gus Hansen to Compete in Celebrity Cash Kings Cash Game
Gus Hansen to Compete in Celebrity Cash Kings Cash Game
Jon Sofen March 30th, 2017
Gus Hansen is about to get back into the spotlight. The Great Dane will compete in the Celebrity Cash Kings cash game at King’s Casino in the Czech Repub...
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Jon Sofen March 29th, 2017
Celebrity Mario Lopez will host a charity poker tournament on June 10 in Los Angeles. The event, the Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament, will take place at the...
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
John Reger March 29th, 2017
Even though it’s not until November, the star power keeps getting brighter for the World Series of Poker Europe’s (WSOPE) One Drop High Roller Tourname...
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Jon Sofen March 28th, 2017
The Las Vegas poker scene has drawn some national attention in recent days. Many major media outlets such as the Chicago Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journ...
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Jon Sofen March 29th, 2017
Celebrity Mario Lopez will host a charity poker tournament on June 10 in Los Angeles. The event, the Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament, will take place at the...
PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st
PokerVision Network to Launch in the United States April 1st
Jon Sofen February 25th, 2017
The PokerVision Network will enter the United States market April 1. When it launches, the digital eSports and poker channel will air on the Action Channel...
Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show
Hostess Extraordinaire Kara Scott to Spearhead Monthly 888poker News Show
Chad Holloway February 9th, 2017
Earlier this week, the second largest online poker site in the world launched 888poker News, a web show devoted to keeping players informed on all things 8...
CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs
CardsChat Running 200K Members Celebration, Freeroll Tournaments and Prizes Up for Grabs
Jon Sofen February 9th, 2017
The CardsChat poker forum is approaching its 200,000th member. To celebrate the milestone, users will have an opportunity to win money in freeroll poker to...
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
John Reger March 29th, 2017
Even though it’s not until November, the star power keeps getting brighter for the World Series of Poker Europe’s (WSOPE) One Drop High Roller Tourname...
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Las Vegas Poker Scene Experiencing a Decline in Available Poker Tables but Sky Isn’t Falling
Jon Sofen March 28th, 2017
The Las Vegas poker scene has drawn some national attention in recent days. Many major media outlets such as the Chicago Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journ...
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Scoop $4.9 Million in Revenue During February
Jon Sofen March 26th, 2017
Pennsylvania poker rooms raked in approximately $4.9 million in revenue during the month of February. There was virtually no change from the same time peri...
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Readies for 10th Grand Poker Series
John Reger March 24th, 2017
Don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on an entry fee to the World Series of Poker this summer? Don’t worry, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas has an a...
Gus Hansen to Compete in Celebrity Cash Kings Cash Game
Gus Hansen to Compete in Celebrity Cash Kings Cash Game
Jon Sofen March 30th, 2017
Gus Hansen is about to get back into the spotlight. The Great Dane will compete in the Celebrity Cash Kings cash game at King’s Casino in the Czech Repub...
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Mario Lopez to Host Charity Poker Tournament on June 10th
Jon Sofen March 29th, 2017
Celebrity Mario Lopez will host a charity poker tournament on June 10 in Los Angeles. The event, the Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament, will take place at the...
Third Time’s the Charm for Will Berry, Who Took Down the WSOP Circuit Tulsa Main Event for $180,806
Third Time’s the Charm for Will Berry, Who Took Down the WSOP Circuit Tulsa Main Event for $180,806
Chad Holloway March 29th, 2017
The World Series of Poker Circuit just wrapped up its first-ever stop at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. By all accounts the WSOP Circui...
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth Enter WSOP Europe One Drop High Roller
John Reger March 29th, 2017
Even though it’s not until November, the star power keeps getting brighter for the World Series of Poker Europe’s (WSOPE) One Drop High Roller Tourname...
Michigan charity poker scandal Includes Woman Accused of Embezzling From Children’s Charity Poker Events
Michigan charity poker scandal Includes Woman Accused of Embezzling From Children’s Charity Poker Events
John Reger March 22nd, 2017
A Flushing, Michigan woman is facing up to 50 years in prison for allegedly embezzling $20,000 through benefit poker events that were intended to benefit a...
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up
Daniel Smyth March 20th, 2017
Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker ro...
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
Mystery Surrounds Death of Indian Poker Player Living in Australia
John Reger March 17th, 2017
There are far more questions than answers in the short life of poker player Aneesh Augustine, and his family is desperate to resolve that reality. Workers ...
WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes
WPT Cancels South Korea Stop Amid Political Tension and Nuclear Disputes
Daniel Smyth March 17th, 2017
The World Poker Tour (WPT) was forced into an unprecedented move this week, due to political tensions between China, South Korea, and the US. As part of it...