Scandals

Wondering who is doing who, or doing what to whom? Our news brings you the latest scandals from the gambling world – whether its cheating, prostitution or just plain playing dirty.

Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Daniel Smyth - July 15th, 2019
Poker player Dennis Blieden may have won a World Poker Tour (WPT) title with ill-gotten gains according to fraud charges brought by the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Indicting the […]
Nick Schulman Addresses Broadcast Booth Removal Controversy: ‘I Don’t Think I Was Censored’

Nick Schulman Addresses Broadcast Booth Removal Controversy: ‘I Don’t Think I Was Censored’

Jon Sofen - July 12th, 2019
Nick Schulman spoke out against a poker fan who criticized his commentary during a recent WSOP Main Event broadcast. The 2019 bracelet winner was apparently removed from the broadcast for […]
Was Nick Schulman Booted from WSOP Main Event Broadcast for Controversial Comments? Negreanu Says No

Was Nick Schulman Booted from WSOP Main Event Broadcast for Controversial Comments? Negreanu Says No

Jon Sofen - July 10th, 2019
Rumors began swirling around social media on Wednesday evening that Nick Schulman was removed from a WSOP Main Event broadcast due to controversial comments made. But Daniel Negreanu and Norman […]
Partypoker Defeats More Cheats as Bot Battle Continues

Partypoker Defeats More Cheats as Bot Battle Continues

Daniel Smyth - July 9th, 2019
While players have been debating the recent software update at Partypoker, the site’s security team has been busy taking down more bots. Part of the operator’s ongoing effort to beat […]
Man Exposes Himself at Table, DQ’ed from WSOP Main Event (VIDEO)

Man Exposes Himself at Table, DQ’ed from WSOP Main Event (VIDEO)

Jon Sofen - July 6th, 2019
Day 1C of the 2019 WSOP Main Event was interesting, to say the least. Two players were disqualified within a few hours, including an unidentified, presumably intoxicated man who exposed […]
WSOP Parking Lot Robbery Story Raises Rio Security Concerns

WSOP Parking Lot Robbery Story Raises Rio Security Concerns

Jon Sofen - July 2nd, 2019
The WSOP isn’t commenting on an alleged armed robbery that took place in the Rio parking lot Monday morning before sunrise. Las Vegas police are investigating, and poker players are […]
Joey Salvaggi Preaches Vigilance at WSOP After Being Robbed by Gunman

Joey Salvaggi Preaches Vigilance at WSOP After Being Robbed by Gunman

Daniel Smyth - July 2nd, 2019
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) was on edge this week after a robbery. Joey Salvaggi said he was robbed at gunpoint outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las […]
Partypoker KOs More Poker Bots as Battle for Supremacy Continues

Partypoker KOs More Poker Bots as Battle for Supremacy Continues

Daniel Smyth - June 10th, 2019
Partypoker is taking the fight to its rivals by knocking out 42 poker bots during its latest assault on illegal gaming activity. Part of its new series of security updates, […]
YouTube Removes 100+ Poker Videos by Jaime Staples, Evan Jarvis, Vloggers

YouTube Removes 100+ Poker Videos by Jaime Staples, Evan Jarvis, Vloggers

CardsChat News - June 3rd, 2019
Jaime Staples, Evan Jarvis, and other popular content creators have seen some of their poker videos removed from YouTube in an apparent crackdown on material seen as promoting online gambling […]
Alleged Insurance Fraudster Wyatt Green Spotted on Poker Live Stream

Alleged Insurance Fraudster Wyatt Green Spotted on Poker Live Stream

Jon Sofen - May 23rd, 2019
Wyatt Green, an alleged insurance fraudster in Jacksonville, was caught on a live stream playing mid-stakes poker while out on bail by a local news investigation team. The poker player […]
Rapper Stormzy Under Fire after Video Suggests (Another) Drug-Fueled Poker Game

Rapper Stormzy Under Fire after Video Suggests (Another) Drug-Fueled Poker Game

Daniel Smyth - May 7th, 2019
UK grime artist Stormzy, 25, found himself in the middle of a media firestorm this week after video footage of a recent poker home game showed what looked to be […]