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Hialeah Park Poker Tournament Controversy Has Players in an Uproar

Hialeah Park Poker Tournament Controversy Has Players in an Uproar

Philip Conneller - September 3rd, 2015

Controversy at a recent Hialeah Park Casino poker tournament in Miami, Florida has led players to cry foul. Discrepancies between prize pool figures and the total number of chips in play, as displayed by the tournament clocks, gave some players enough pause to question what the heck was going on. The math at the casino’s […]

PKR CEO Neil Alexander Splits, Leaving Questions About Company’s Internal Politics with Third Turnover in a Year

PKR CEO Neil Alexander Splits, Leaving Questions About Company’s Internal Politics with Third Turnover in a Year

Daniel Smyth - August 30th, 2015

PKR, a major 3D online poker site, is bringing its third head honcho of the year on board, leading to speculation about what’s happening internally in the gaming operator’s politics. Former Sportingbet executive Neil Alexander is leaving his post as chief executive for unknown reasons to make way for incoming ex-bwin.party poker director Chris Welch […]

Omar Zazay Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open After Tough HU Battle, Mercier Also a Winner

Omar Zazay Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open After Tough HU Battle, Mercier Also a Winner

Ed Scimia - August 19th, 2015

The 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open once again failed to hit its guarantee, coming up about 100 entries short of what was needed to build the prize pool to $5 million without forcing the casino to kick in some of its own money. But that didn’t stop the final table from providing plenty of […]

Borgata Stands By Phil Ivey Countersuit Card Destruction Decision

Borgata Stands By Phil Ivey Countersuit Card Destruction Decision

Ed Scimia - August 17th, 2015

The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City has issued a response to the Phil Ivey countersuit against the resort, marking the latest round in the back-and-forth legal drama between the two sides. The battle is over the $9.6 million Ivey won during four baccarat sessions at the Borgata in 2012, in which he used a technique known as […]

Daniel Negreanu at Final Table of WSOP National Championship in North Carolina

Daniel Negreanu at Final Table of WSOP National Championship in North Carolina

Ed Scimia - July 31st, 2015

Daniel Negreanu may have just missed the final table at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event, but he’s proving his daunting chops once again by making one at another WSOP event this week. Negreanu is one of seven players still in contention at the 2015 World Series of Poker National Championship, putting him […]

Say It Ain’t So! Daniel Negreanu Misses Making November Nine by a Hair as WSOP Final Table Is Set

Say It Ain’t So! Daniel Negreanu Misses Making November Nine by a Hair as WSOP Final Table Is Set

Ed Scimia - July 15th, 2015

Daniel Negreanu will not be on your TV sets come November, and you know somewhere right now that ESPN executives are weeping onto their paychecks. Yup, the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event has reached its final table, setting up months of anticipation for the November Nine. But while there will be plenty of […]

WSOP Day 49: Thomas Kearney Leads Main Event as Daniel Negreanu Makes Final Table Run

WSOP Day 49: Thomas Kearney Leads Main Event as Daniel Negreanu Makes Final Table Run

Ed Scimia - July 14th, 2015

The World Series of Poker Main Event is down to its final 27 players, and at this point, everyone can smell the final table. And while many notables fell on Monday, one of poker’s biggest names is making a bid to make the November Nine and the first Main Event final table of his career. […]

WSOP Day 48: Just 69 Players Left in Main Event at Start of Day 6

WSOP Day 48: Just 69 Players Left in Main Event at Start of Day 6

Ed Scimia - July 13th, 2015

The Main Event is whittling towards its finale, and now it starts to get really interesting. The World Series of Poker Main Event had a starting field of 6,420 players, a massive undertaking that spanned three days and saw players in every nook and cranny of the Rio Convention Center. But after Day 5, the […]

WSOP Day 47: Joseph McKeehen Leads Main Event Going into Day Five, Carl DiVeglia III of Team CardsChat Still Crushing It

WSOP Day 47: Joseph McKeehen Leads Main Event Going into Day Five, Carl DiVeglia III of Team CardsChat Still Crushing It

Ed Scimia - July 12th, 2015

The World Series of Poker Main Event enters Day Five today, and it’s getting serious. And with WSOP 2015 quickly wrapping up at the Rio Convention Center, the Pavilion Room no longer has any poker in it, and the Poker Kitchen won’t be serving any more food this summer. But the players still playing out the […]

Reggie Jones-Sawyer Online Poker Bill Appears To Be Dead

Reggie Jones-Sawyer Online Poker Bill Appears To Be Dead

Philip Conneller - July 10th, 2015

Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer’s AB 167 bill to regulate online poker in California looks like it will be joining Mike Gatto’s AB 9 on the shelf. Both bills were crossed of the agenda of a scheduled hearing on Wednesday. While Gatto announced last week that he was officially pulling the plug on AB 9, Jones-Sawyer has […]

WSOP Day 45: Main Event Merges Into One Field, While Our Reporter Does Us Proud

WSOP Day 45: Main Event Merges Into One Field, While Our Reporter Does Us Proud

Ed Scimia - July 10th, 2015

The Main Event of the World Series of Poker starts out with three distinct flights, but on Friday, that will all change. The remaining players will be combined into one field for Day 3, as the competitors still in the game begin the slow march into the money and down to the final table. Jackson […]