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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 […]

Vegas Golden Knights Take 1-0 Lead in Stanley Cup Playoffs Opener Against LA Kings

Vegas Golden Knights Take 1-0 Lead in Stanley Cup Playoffs Opener Against LA Kings

Jon Sofen - April 12th, 2018

Calling the Vegas Golden Knights’ inaugural season a success would be an understatement. The team adopted by hockey fanatic Daniel Negreanu and many other Las Vegas poker players opened the […]

NCAA Tournament: Villanova Favored as Final Four Looms, Vegas Still Doubts Loyola-Chicago

NCAA Tournament: Villanova Favored as Final Four Looms, Vegas Still Doubts Loyola-Chicago

Jon Sofen - March 28th, 2018

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives Villanova an even-money shot at winning the national title as the 2018 Final Four is set to tip off on Saturday evening in San […]

Brackets Reshuffled: Villanova, Duke Big Favorites Heading into Sweet 16

Brackets Reshuffled: Villanova, Duke Big Favorites Heading into Sweet 16

Jon Sofen - March 19th, 2018

After an unpredictable weekend that saw a 16-seed win for the first time in 136 tries, most people’s brackets are shot. But there is still plenty of time to win […]

New York Senate Proposes Budget that Includes Legal Online Poker, Sports Betting

New York Senate Proposes Budget that Includes Legal Online Poker, Sports Betting

Jon Sofen - March 15th, 2018

Poker players in New York received a glimmer of hope about a future world that doesn’t require them to drive to New Jersey, thanks to a proposed state Senate budget […]

NCAA Tournament Prop Bets: Jalen Brunson Favorite to Win Most Outstanding Player Award

NCAA Tournament Prop Bets: Jalen Brunson Favorite to Win Most Outstanding Player Award

Jon Sofen - March 13th, 2018

Let the madness begin. The 2018 NCAA Tournament for men’s basketball is upon us, and you still have time to place your bets at your nearest sportsbook before Thursday’s first-round […]

Poker Players Alliance Begs Supporters for Funding to Stay Afloat Even One More Month, as Lobbying Organization Determines Its Direction

Poker Players Alliance Begs Supporters for Funding to Stay Afloat Even One More Month, as Lobbying Organization Determines Its Direction

Cort Smith - March 3rd, 2018

At the height of its lobbying push back in 2007, the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) spent in the $2 million range annually to fight for online poker in the US. […]

Kevin Hart 2018 NBA All-Star Player Intros Bomb, Twitter Blasts Comedian Along with Fergie

Kevin Hart 2018 NBA All-Star Player Intros Bomb, Twitter Blasts Comedian Along with Fergie

Jon Sofen - February 19th, 2018

If Kevin Hart truly does want to “make poker fun again,” he had better fire his joke writer. Or, is it his joke of a writer? The comedian and PokerStars […]

California Will Not Consider Online Poker Legislation This Year

California Will Not Consider Online Poker Legislation This Year

Jon Sofen - February 15th, 2018

Virtually no one projected California to pass online poker legislation in 2018, but now we can officially report that Golden State lawmakers won’t even be considering an internet poker bill […]

Video: Drunk Kevin Hart Drops F-Bomb During Live Super Bowl Post-Game Show

Video: Drunk Kevin Hart Drops F-Bomb During Live Super Bowl Post-Game Show

Daniel Smyth - February 5th, 2018

PokerStars ambassador Kevin Hart fumbled the ball twice after crashing the Super Bowl after-party live on national TV. The Hollywood funnyman is used to getting access to the world’s glitziest […]

Heavy Bettors Cash in on Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Upset

Heavy Bettors Cash in on Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Upset

Jon Sofen - February 5th, 2018

It came as no surprise to many, including some heavy bettors who laid over $1 million on the underdogs, that Philadelphia beat the 4.5-point spread in Super Bowl LII. But […]