Poker

Changes Ahead at PokerStars Including the Return of the PCA
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Changes Ahead at PokerStars Including the Return of the PCA

August 14th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars is set for two important changes in the next few months, but only one of them will please the poker community. Following the 2016 decision to overhaul its live tournament schedule, European Poker Tour events such as...
Tom Dwan Returns to the Spotlight in Poker After Dark
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Tom Dwan Returns to the Spotlight in Poker After Dark

August 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The illusive Tom Dwan, aka durrrr, is set to make a return to the spotlight when he takes part in the new season of Poker After Dark. When Poker Central announced the first three line-ups for Poker After Dark, the name many fans...
Q2 Report Shows Poker is Losing Influence at PokerStars
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Q2 Report Shows Poker is Losing Influence at PokerStars

August 9th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ parent company, The Stars Group Inc., has seen its Q2 revenue increase by 6.8 percent to $305.3 million despite a drop in poker revenue. The latest set of Q2 financials from The Stars Group show that online...
Glitch Gives 888poker Players a Sneak Preview of Flopomania
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Glitch Gives 888poker Players a Sneak Preview of Flopomania

August 7th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
888poker showed its hand a little too soon after a technical glitch mistakenly added its latest creation, Flopomania, to the lobby before it was ready. According to 888poker forum user camelto5, the new game appeared in the lobby...
Can Las Vegas Casinos Accept Nevada Weed Money?
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Can Las Vegas Casinos Accept Nevada Weed Money?

August 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Casinos in Las Vegas could be caught between federal and state laws thanks to the recent legalization of recreational marijuana. Following the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada on July 1, 2017, state...
New Jersey Online Poker Director Not Folding on Liquidity Sharing Deal
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New Jersey Online Poker Director Not Folding on Liquidity Sharing Deal

August 2nd, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker officials are once again looking at a liquidity sharing deal with Nevada as European countries get set to breakdown their virtual borders. According to a recent interview with Global Gaming Business (GGB)...
Xu Chaojun Charged With Running Illegal Chinese Poker Ring
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Xu Chaojun Charged With Running Illegal Chinese Poker Ring

July 31st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Xu Chaojun has become the latest high profile victim of China’s anti-gambling laws after he was arrested for running an illegal poker ring. The internet tycoon who has worked at some of China’s largest tech companies,...
Nevada Poker Revenue Enjoys Ten-Year High in June
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Nevada Poker Revenue Enjoys Ten-Year High in June

July 28th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada’s poker revenue peaked at a ten-year high in June 2017 thanks, in part, to the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Looking at the official statistics from the Nevada Gaming Commission, the state’s live poker rooms...
Massachusetts Online Gambling Definition Excludes Poker and Could Hurt DFS
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Massachusetts Online Gambling Definition Excludes Poker and Could Hurt DFS

July 26th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) could soon fall under the watch of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, but poker and casino gaming won’t yet be classed as “online gaming.” A draft report released by the Special...
IRS Wins Big Thanks to WSOP Main Event Finalists
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IRS Wins Big Thanks to WSOP Main Event Finalists

July 24th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event is over and the final prizes are set, but not everyone at the final table will take home their advertised payout. When the final chips had fallen in the 2017 WSOP Main Event, New...