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WSOP Bracelet Winner Eric Rodawig And Poker Room Manager Andy Brock Help Horseshoe Council Bluffs Bring In Mixed Games: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

WSOP Bracelet Winner Eric Rodawig And Poker Room Manager Andy Brock Help Horseshoe Council Bluffs Bring In Mixed Games: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Chad Holloway - January 4th, 2017

You could call World Series of Poker bracelet winner Eric Rodawig a mixed games champion, of sorts, but not only in the way that immediately comes to mind. In early […]

Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker

Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker

Daniel Smyth - November 1st, 2016

Donald Trump might be playing a very tough hand these days, being in the heads up game of his life with one week to go till the 2016 presidential election […]

WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead

WPT Borgata Poker Open Day Two: Taha Maruf Starts Day in Chip Lead

Jon Sofen - September 21st, 2016

In New Jersey at the WPT Borgata Poker Open, Taha Maruf held the chip lead with 794,000, and blinds were at 2500-5000 (500 ante) when play resumed on Wednesday. With just 159 […]

Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event

Jeremy Dresch Wins Second MSPT Title at Running Aces Main Event

Chad Holloway - September 20th, 2016

Only seven players had won multiple Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) titles, but this past weekend, 42-year-old Jeremy Dresch became the eighth by winning the MSPT Running Aces Main Event for […]

MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events

MSPT Fall Preview: Ho-Chunk and Michigan State Poker Championship Among Upcoming Events

Chad Holloway - August 28th, 2016

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), for many in the Midwest (and even beyond), it’s a “must play” event series. Each season runs a calendar year, and some notable stops are […]

Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Hold Steady on Revenues, Online Poker Still Teetering

Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Hold Steady on Revenues, Online Poker Still Teetering

Jon Sofen - August 26th, 2016

We have some good and bad news about Pennsylvania poker rooms. The good news is the 10 poker rooms in the state didn’t see a decline in revenue during the […]

New Jersey Poker Industry Rakes in $5 Million in July, Land Games Still Rule

New Jersey Poker Industry Rakes in $5 Million in July, Land Games Still Rule

Jon Sofen - August 16th, 2016

The New Jersey poker industry raked in $5 million during the month of July. Brick-and-mortar games accounted for 60 percent of that money, and the online poker industry accounted for […]

Nevada Poker Rooms Make Big Money Comeback as June Revenues Surge Once More

Nevada Poker Rooms Make Big Money Comeback as June Revenues Surge Once More

Jon Sofen - August 2nd, 2016

The Nevada poker industry had a strong month in its busiest month of the year: June. In total, the 65 poker rooms in the Silver State combined to generate more […]

Borgata Counterfeit Chip Case Sees Court Shoot Down Plaintiffs’ Appeal

Borgata Counterfeit Chip Case Sees Court Shoot Down Plaintiffs’ Appeal

Chad Holloway - August 2nd, 2016

The legal fallout from the saga of disgraced Borgata chip counterfeiter Christian Lusardi, who in 2014 was arrested for cheating in a poker tournament, has finally come to an end, […]

California Card Club Lucky Lady Fronted for Illegal Betting Op, Feds Claim

California Card Club Lucky Lady Fronted for Illegal Betting Op, Feds Claim

Philip Conneller - August 1st, 2016

San Diego, California’s Lucky Lady card club was raided by the FBI, as well as the IRS, last week. The poker card room’s owner was charged with racketeering and running an […]

Poster Confesses to Forum As Poker Bot Operator, Then Recants

Poster Confesses to Forum As Poker Bot Operator, Then Recants

Philip Conneller - July 22nd, 2016

A self-confessed poker bot operator, known as a “botter,” made a surprise appearance on the 2+2 forums last weekend to announce his retirement from “botting.” The poster, known as “themadbotter,” […]