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22-Year-Old Adrian Mateos Youngest Player to Ever Win Three WSOP Bracelets, David Singer Captures His Second 22-Year-Old Adrian Mateos Youngest Player to Ever Win Three WSOP Bracelets, David Singer Captures His Second
Chad Holloway - June 10th, 2017

Day 10 of the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) saw another player capture his third bracelet, this time 22-year-old Adrian Mateos becoming the youngest ever to accomplish the feat. […]

Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

John Reger - June 9th, 2017

James Woods is an Oscar-nominated actor for his work in Salvador and Ghosts of Mississippi, and has appeared in more than 130 movies and television shows, including Casino (who could forget […]

Pham and Kassela Each Book 3rd WSOP Bracelet Win, Down to Final Four in HU Championship

Pham and Kassela Each Book 3rd WSOP Bracelet Win, Down to Final Four in HU Championship

Chad Holloway - June 9th, 2017

On the ninth day of the 2017 World Series of Poker, the pros staked their claim at the Rio. The day saw two previous WSOP winners add to their bracelet totals, […]

“Bad Actor” Clause Added to New York Online Poker Bill Prior to Senate Vote

“Bad Actor” Clause Added to New York Online Poker Bill Prior to Senate Vote

Chad Holloway - June 8th, 2017

A bill seeking to legalize online poker in New York, the nation’s third most populous state, was amended this week to include a “bad actor” clause, which may affect the odds […]

Negreanu Loses Twice, WSOP Addresses Card-Marking Concerns, Colossal Run for Poker’s Newest Millionaire

Negreanu Loses Twice, WSOP Addresses Card-Marking Concerns, Colossal Run for Poker’s Newest Millionaire

Jon Sofen - June 8th, 2017

Wednesday was an eventful day at the 2017 World Series of Poker. Daniel Negreanu dropped a pair of heads-up matches, the Colossus found its million-dollar winner, and WSOP officials explained […]

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Another New Amaya Exec Signifies Move Away from Poker, Toward Casino at PokerStars Parent Company
Another New Amaya Exec Signifies Move Away from Poker, Toward Casino at PokerStars Parent Company
Daniel Smyth June 16th, 2017
Amaya has appointed Jerry Bowskill to be its new Chief Technology Officer, as the biggest poker company in the world continues to develop its iGaming inter...
First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete
First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete
John Reger June 14th, 2017
The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is working to reassure present and future guests that they have contained the threat of Legionnaires’ dis...
Fears of Legionnaires’ Disease Infect the Rio and World Series of Poker
Fears of Legionnaires’ Disease Infect the Rio and World Series of Poker
John Reger June 12th, 2017
Poker players have long known the risk of packing thousands of people into a confined space and then passing casino chips back and forth to each other. Whi...
Gunshot Erupts During Planet Hollywood 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series
Gunshot Erupts During Planet Hollywood 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series
Chad Holloway June 7th, 2017
While poker players were busy playing the 2017 Phamous Poker Goliath Series, a gunshot erupted early Tuesday morning inside Planet Hollywood on the Las Veg...
FTC Moves to Squash DraftKings and FanDuel Merger
FTC Moves to Squash DraftKings and FanDuel Merger
Jon Sofen June 20th, 2017
The US Federal Trade Commission wants to stop a pending merger between daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel. Should the two companies merge, ...
Cloud Hangs Over PokerTribe.com Following Federal Investigation
Cloud Hangs Over PokerTribe.com Following Federal Investigation
Daniel Smyth May 29th, 2017
PokerTribe.com, the US Tribal poker site that’s seen its launch date pushed back numerous times, is now linked to a federal investigation. According ...
Maryland Poker Expansion Pays Dividends with Revenue Growth
Maryland Poker Expansion Pays Dividends with Revenue Growth
John Reger May 15th, 2017
Maryland casinos have four poker rooms and 124 tables. Collectively they raked more than $3.7 million for the month of April. That’s nearly a 24 percent ...
UK Regulators Investigating 888 for Responsible Gaming Violations
UK Regulators Investigating 888 for Responsible Gaming Violations
Daniel Smyth May 15th, 2017
The stock price for 888 Holdings (LON: 888) took its biggest hit in almost a year on Monday, after an announcement that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) w...
Money Laundering with Online Poker? British Tabloid Says Celeb Swindlers Soon to Be Outed
Money Laundering with Online Poker? British Tabloid Says Celeb Swindlers Soon to Be Outed
Jon Sofen June 21st, 2017
You probably use an online poker site to make some money and have fun playing your favorite game. But according to an investigation in the UK, at least one...
FTC Moves to Squash DraftKings and FanDuel Merger
FTC Moves to Squash DraftKings and FanDuel Merger
Jon Sofen June 20th, 2017
The US Federal Trade Commission wants to stop a pending merger between daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel. Should the two companies merge, ...
New York Online Poker Bill Finding Traction, Latest Amendment Limits Licenses to Current Track and Casino Holders
New York Online Poker Bill Finding Traction, Latest Amendment Limits Licenses to Current Track and Casino Holders
Jon Sofen June 13th, 2017
Don’t get your hopes up just yet, but a bill to legalize online poker in New York seems to be picking up steam in the closing days of the state’s [&hel...
Cloud Hangs Over PokerTribe.com Following Federal Investigation
Cloud Hangs Over PokerTribe.com Following Federal Investigation
Daniel Smyth May 29th, 2017
PokerTribe.com, the US Tribal poker site that’s seen its launch date pushed back numerous times, is now linked to a federal investigation. According ...
Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress
Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress
Jon Sofen June 22nd, 2017
Not many would want to be in celebrity poker player Beth Shak’s famously expensive shoes right now. After hightailing it out of her Manhattan digs in...
WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down
WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down
Chad Holloway June 22nd, 2017
Wednesday marked the halfway point of the 2017 World Series of Poker, and to celebrate officials released some stats assessing the health of the Series so ...
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
John Reger June 21st, 2017
The Asian Poker Tour is relocating next month’s APT Philippines 2017 series, which was scheduled to take place at Resorts World Manila before the casino ...
WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu
WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu
Chad Holloway June 21st, 2017
Day 21 of the 2017 World Series of Poker saw two players capture bracelets, one of whom did it last year in the same event, and the other claiming gold [&h...
WSOP Not the Only Game in Town as Las Vegas International Chess Festival Concludes
WSOP Not the Only Game in Town as Las Vegas International Chess Festival Concludes
Daniel Smyth June 19th, 2017
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might be the talk of the town in Las Vegas, but that’s not the only mind sport competition in Sin City this summer. ...
Former SNL Star Chris Parnell to Host New ‘Poker Nights’ Show on PokerGO
Former SNL Star Chris Parnell to Host New ‘Poker Nights’ Show on PokerGO
Jon Sofen June 15th, 2017
Former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Parnell will host a comedy show called ‘Poker Nights’ on Poker Central’s new app, PokerGO. The six-episo...
Poker Helps Neymar Jr. Become the World’s Most Expensive Soccer Star
Poker Helps Neymar Jr. Become the World’s Most Expensive Soccer Star
Daniel Smyth June 12th, 2017
PokerStars ambassador Neymar Jr. has just been rated as the most expensive soccer player in the world according to the CIES Football Observatory. The 25-ye...
WPT Inks TV Deal with GameTV to Broadcast Content in Canada
WPT Inks TV Deal with GameTV to Broadcast Content in Canada
Chad Holloway June 6th, 2017
The World Poker Tour is invading Canadian households. Last week, WPT Distribution partnered with GameTV, which specializes in game-related programming in C...
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
John Reger June 21st, 2017
The Asian Poker Tour is relocating next month’s APT Philippines 2017 series, which was scheduled to take place at Resorts World Manila before the casino ...
MSPT Venetian Crushes Guarantee, Breaks Record for Largest Field Size in MSPT and Venetian History
MSPT Venetian Crushes Guarantee, Breaks Record for Largest Field Size in MSPT and Venetian History
Chad Holloway June 14th, 2017
The fourth annual $1,100 buy-in MSPT Venetian $2.5 Million GTD Main Event proved to be a record-setting affair, drawing 3,273 entrants over three starting ...
Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview
Actor James Woods on Poker’s Impact on His Life: CardsChat Exclusive Interview
John Reger June 9th, 2017
James Woods is an Oscar-nominated actor for his work in Salvador and Ghosts of Mississippi, and has appeared in more than 130 movies and television shows, ...
New Asian Poker Tour Stop Set for Paradise City “Foreigners” Casino in South Korea
New Asian Poker Tour Stop Set for Paradise City “Foreigners” Casino in South Korea
John Reger June 7th, 2017
Less than two months after opening in April, Paradise City Incheon announced it will be hosting an Asian Poker Tour event. It marks a big step for the new...
WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down
WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down
Chad Holloway June 22nd, 2017
Wednesday marked the halfway point of the 2017 World Series of Poker, and to celebrate officials released some stats assessing the health of the Series so ...
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
APT Philippines Changes Venues After Resorts World Manila Casino Shutdown
John Reger June 21st, 2017
The Asian Poker Tour is relocating next month’s APT Philippines 2017 series, which was scheduled to take place at Resorts World Manila before the casino ...
WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu
WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu
Chad Holloway June 21st, 2017
Day 21 of the 2017 World Series of Poker saw two players capture bracelets, one of whom did it last year in the same event, and the other claiming gold [&h...
Bracelet Bonanza on WSOP Day 20 for Young German Phenom, Journeyman Senior, and Rising Power Player Ben Yu
Bracelet Bonanza on WSOP Day 20 for Young German Phenom, Journeyman Senior, and Rising Power Player Ben Yu
Chad Holloway June 20th, 2017
Some people play poker to escape the slog of a traditional work week. But any semblance of a relaxing weekend was over by Monday, the 20th day of the 2017 ...
Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress
Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress
Jon Sofen June 22nd, 2017
Not many would want to be in celebrity poker player Beth Shak’s famously expensive shoes right now. After hightailing it out of her Manhattan digs in...
Money Laundering with Online Poker? British Tabloid Says Celeb Swindlers Soon to Be Outed
Money Laundering with Online Poker? British Tabloid Says Celeb Swindlers Soon to Be Outed
Jon Sofen June 21st, 2017
You probably use an online poker site to make some money and have fun playing your favorite game. But according to an investigation in the UK, at least one...
First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete
First Phase of Legionnaires’ Remediation at Rio Casino Resort in Las Vegas Complete
John Reger June 14th, 2017
The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is working to reassure present and future guests that they have contained the threat of Legionnaires’ dis...
Celebutante Poker Player Beth Shak Claims iCloud Hack, as Second Acrimonious Divorce Gets Underway
Celebutante Poker Player Beth Shak Claims iCloud Hack, as Second Acrimonious Divorce Gets Underway
Jon Sofen June 13th, 2017
Self-proclaimed poker star and philanthropist Beth Shak is being followed, and not in the way an Instagram celebutante would want, either. And after receiv...