Scandals

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...
Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident
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Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident

April 12th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
United Airlines passenger David Dao is a poker-playing doctor with a sordid past that involves drug trafficking and sex scandals. Dao made the headlines on April 9 when he was dragged from a United Airlines flight with his face...
Doug Polk Believes Tom Dwan May be Involved in a High Stakes Scandal
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Doug Polk Believes Tom Dwan May be Involved in a High Stakes Scandal

March 10th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Tom Dwan, the poker pro who once ruled the online world under the moniker durrrr, could be at the center of another high stakes debt scandal. According to a recent video blog by Doug Polk, rumors are currently swirling that Dwan...
Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack
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Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack

January 9th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
2+2, one of the poker community’s largest forums, has been the subject of a data breach which has resulted in user’s details being posted for sale. According to forum user and English poker pro Max Silver, the...
Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)
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Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)

December 30th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
In 2016, a number of poker players were redeemed, while others took a tumble. At the World Series of Poker (WSOP), a couple of legends returned to the game, despite not exactly being welcomed back. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson and...
Pennsylvania and California Online Poker Legislation in 2016: Much Ado About Nothing Being Passed
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Pennsylvania and California Online Poker Legislation in 2016: Much Ado About Nothing Being Passed

December 28th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
When it came to Pennsylvania and California’s online poker passage plans in 2016, hopes were high, but delivery was low. Although many around the poker community expected Pennsylvania to pass legislation long before the...
Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million
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Phil Ivey Forced to Pay Borgata $10.1 Million

December 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey has been ordered to repay $10.1 million to the Borgata by a US District Judge after losing his appeal against claims he cheated at baccarat. The long running battle between Ivey and New Jersey’s Borgata came to a...
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game
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Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Escapes Felony Charge from Alleged Strip Poker Game

October 19th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has had his felony charges linked to an alleged game of strip poker reduced to a misdemeanor. Back in August, Silva was booked into jail after local police learned that he may have been involved in a...
Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down
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Full Flush Poker Players Scramble, as Site Appears to Shut Down

October 4th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Has Full Flush Poker closed its virtual doors? Or is it all just a temporary shutdown? These are the questions on many online poker players’ minds this week, when the site became inaccessible to customers. According to...
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial
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Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial

August 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Stockton, California Mayor Anthony Silva has pleaded not guilty to charges of playing strip poker with a group of minors. Back at the start of August Silva was hit with a string of charges relating to an alleged game of strip...