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WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events

WSOP.com Guarantees $15M in Summer Prize Money for Interstate Online Poker Events

Jon Sofen - April 24th, 2018

With Nevada set to enter into a shared liquidity agreement with two other states in the coming days, WSOP.com, the Silver State’s only legal poker site, has announced it will […]

Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K

Big Poker Returns to Deadwood as Rick Burleson Wins MSPT South Dakota State Championship for $63K

Chad Holloway - April 24th, 2018

Deadwood is rich in poker history, but in the South Dakota town where Wild Bill Hickok met his end holding aces and eights, it had been nearly a decade since there […]

Dylan Wilkerson Beats Erick Lindgren to Win WSOPC Harrah’s Cherokee for Gold Ring, $294K

Dylan Wilkerson Beats Erick Lindgren to Win WSOPC Harrah’s Cherokee for Gold Ring, $294K

Jon Sofen - April 24th, 2018

Tournament grinder pro Dylan Wilkerson defeated poker boom era golden boy Erick Lindgren heads-up Monday night for the WSOP Circuit Main Event title at Harrah’s in Cherokee, North Carolina, scooping […]

Social Poker Apps Forced to Fold Ahead of Chinese Ban

Social Poker Apps Forced to Fold Ahead of Chinese Ban

Daniel Smyth - April 23rd, 2018

Social poker apps could soon become illegal in China after rumors surfaced that the government is looking to implement a ban on the free play platforms. Although the government has […]

Cold Winter Sees Record Numbers for New Jersey Online Gambling with Little Help from Poker

Cold Winter Sees Record Numbers for New Jersey Online Gambling with Little Help from Poker

Jon Sofen - April 23rd, 2018

New Jersey’s online gambling industry is thriving after a record-setting month of March saw the state’s five virtual casinos generate $25.6 million in revenue, partially the result of unseasonably cold […]

Stars Group to Expand Its Non-Poker Reach by Acquiring Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

Stars Group to Expand Its Non-Poker Reach by Acquiring Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

Daniel Smyth - April 23rd, 2018

PokerStars’ parent company The Stars Group is set to buy British betting operator Sky Bet and its sister sites for a reported $4.7 billion. Insiders speaking to the UK’s leading […]

See Dallas Maverick Seth Curry Scoop Insane Pot on ‘Live at the Bike’ (Video)

See Dallas Maverick Seth Curry Scoop Insane Pot on ‘Live at the Bike’ (Video)

Jon Sofen - April 23rd, 2018

The Dallas Mavericks failed to make the NBA Playoffs this year, so guard Seth Curry, the injured brother of Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Steph Curry, has been getting his action […]

Rens Feenstra Denies Ema Zajmovic Her Second World Poker Tour Title, Wins WPT Amsterdam for €156K

Rens Feenstra Denies Ema Zajmovic Her Second World Poker Tour Title, Wins WPT Amsterdam for €156K

Chad Holloway - April 22nd, 2018

At the final table of the WPT Amsterdam main event, all eyes were on Ema Zajmovic, who was looking to win her second World Poker Tour title. If you recall, […]

Cricket Star Chris Gayle to Rep India’s Deltin Poker Tournament

Cricket Star Chris Gayle to Rep India’s Deltin Poker Tournament

Daniel Smyth - April 21st, 2018

International cricket star Chris Gayle has become the latest famous face to join the rapidly expanding poker scene in India. According to a press release issued this week, Gayle will promote […]

Phil Galfond Says He’s Finally Ready to Launch His ‘Run It Once’ Real-Money Online Poker Site

Phil Galfond Says He’s Finally Ready to Launch His ‘Run It Once’ Real-Money Online Poker Site

Jon Sofen - April 20th, 2018

Phil Galfond, an online poker legend who used to crush the high-stakes PLO cash games on Full Tilt, is months away from launching his own poker site. The poker pro […]

World Poker Tour Season XVI Debuts April 29 for 10th Year of WPT on Fox Sports

World Poker Tour Season XVI Debuts April 29 for 10th Year of WPT on Fox Sports

Chad Holloway - April 20th, 2018

Season XVI of the World Poker Tour is almost in the books, but all the action—27 episodes from nine different tournaments – was recorded and will be televised when the […]