Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics
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Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics

October 15th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Partypoker has been accused of unfair practices after a forum poster provided third-hand evidence about the way the operator mitigates overlays. Posting under the handle pp-whistle, the unknown player said that Partypoker is...
WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal
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WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal

October 10th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The convergence between online poker and blockchain-based technology continued recently after the World Poker Tour (WPT) joined forces with FansUnite Entertainment Inc. Announced on October 9, the a multi-faceted-deal that will...
PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk
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PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk

October 5th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars pro Liv Boeree has given her second Ted Talk, using the six-minute speech to outline the three things poker has taught her about life. Released on October 1, the presentation examines the interplay between skill and...
Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding
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Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding

October 1st, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The evolution of India’s online poker industry continues as fledgling site 9stacks becomes the first operator to raise money through a Series A funding model. Announced on October 1, the initiative will see 9Stacks receive 28...
Winamax Apologizes to Customers After DDoS Attack Overcharges Servers
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Winamax Apologizes to Customers After DDoS Attack Overcharges Servers

September 26th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Winamax says it was the victim of a DDoS attack recently, making it the fourth major operator to be targeted by cybercriminals over the last few weeks. Outlining the incident on Twitter, the French poker and sports betting site...
Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio
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Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio

August 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Rumors that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to move from its current home inside the Rio have resurfaced thanks to Las Vegas blog, Vital Vegas. Posted on site’s Twitter account, the news story that Caesars Entertainment...
WSOP Breaks Multiple Records as 2018 Stats are Revealed
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WSOP Breaks Multiple Records as 2018 Stats are Revealed

July 26th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The numbers are in and this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a record-breaker in more ways than one. As the last of the tables were cleared from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino’s conference rooms on July 17, the...
Could Chris Moneymaker Earn a Place in the 2018 WSOP Hall of Fame?
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Could Chris Moneymaker Earn a Place in the 2018 WSOP Hall of Fame?

July 4th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Hall of Fame nominees for 2018 have been announced and this year the man who sparked the poker boom could be one of the inductees. Following an opening voting process in June, ten players and...
‘Players’ Dropped from Poker Alliance, Organization Will Keep Pushing for Regulatory Reforms
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‘Players’ Dropped from Poker Alliance, Organization Will Keep Pushing for Regulatory Reforms

June 29th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The Poker Alliance, version 2.0 of the organization formerly known as the Poker Players Alliance (PPA),  is recalibrating its focus to promote states’ right and consumer protection. Making the announcement on June 27, the...
Doug Polk’s YouTube Career Takes a Comical Turn
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Doug Polk’s YouTube Career Takes a Comical Turn

June 20th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
From poker to comedy, Doug Polk is now trying to achieve success in another field with the launch of a new YouTube channel. The high stakes player has long been known for his outspoken attitude and now it seems his putting his...