WSOP is Back with a Bang and Will Return to Las Vegas in the Fall
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WSOP is Back with a Bang and Will Return to Las Vegas in the Fall

April 5th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
There will be a live World Series of Poker (WSOP) this year. With COVID-19 restrictions easing and vaccinations helping life return to normal, the festival will return to Las Vegas. However, in a change to proceedings, WSOP 2021...
Bally’s Bids $2.7 Billion for Gamesys to Further Its Digital Aspirations
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Bally’s Bids $2.7 Billion for Gamesys to Further Its Digital Aspirations

March 26th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
Bally’s Corporation looks set to buy online gaming company Gamesys and the World Poker Tour (WPT) in two deals worth more than $2.7 billion. Bally’s made the headlines last week when Allied Entertainment, the WPT’s parent...
Vanessa Kade Joins the Rapidly Evolving Americas Cardroom
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Vanessa Kade Joins the Rapidly Evolving Americas Cardroom

March 19th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
Vanessa Kade has become the latest pro to join Americas Cardroom, following in the footsteps of Chris Moneymaker who joined in February. Kade came from the video games industry where she worked as a producer for companies such as...
PokerStars Gears Up for Season of Value with Sunday Million and SCOOP
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PokerStars Gears Up for Season of Value with Sunday Million and SCOOP

March 10th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars is gearing up for a mammoth few weeks of MTT action that will include a special Sunday Million and the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). First up in PokerStars’ season of added value is the 15th...
Sen. Tom Cotton Looking to Revive UIGEA with His Anti-Gambling Advert Bill
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Sen. Tom Cotton Looking to Revive UIGEA with His Anti-Gambling Advert Bill

March 1st, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) may be about to rear its ugly head and threaten the US online gaming industry thanks to Senator Tom Cotton. The junior Senator for Arkansas has reintroduced a bill aimed at...
Daniel Dvoress Leads Partypoker Millions Online Main Event
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Daniel Dvoress Leads Partypoker Millions Online Main Event

February 22nd, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
The Partypoker Millions Online main event got underway on February 21 with 591 hopefuls lining up for a shot at glory. With a $5 million guarantee and a major title up for grabs, poker’s elite were out in force. However, for...
PokerStars Fighting Back in Southern Europe with €15 Million Carnaval Series
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PokerStars Fighting Back in Southern Europe with €15 Million Carnaval Series

February 15th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars is getting ready to party in Southern Europe with two new festivals offering at least €15 million in prize money. The Carnaval Series will feature more than 300 MTTs with buy-ins ranging from €5 to €250. To...
WSOP.com Pennsylvania Weeks Away As 888 Eyes Summer Bracelet Events
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WSOP.com Pennsylvania Weeks Away As 888 Eyes Summer Bracelet Events

February 8th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
WSOP.com could be live in Pennsylvania sooner rather than later if executives at 888 Holdings, its digital partner, get their way. Speaking to Pokerfuse, Yaniv Sherman, VP and Head of US at 888 Holdings, said he wants to see WSOP...
Online Poker in Michigan Goes Live with PokerStars MI
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Online Poker in Michigan Goes Live with PokerStars MI

February 1st, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker in Michigan is now a reality thanks to the launch of PokerStars in the Great Lake State. PokerStars Michigan went live on January 29. The site is a joint venture with FOX Bet and brings online poker, casino gaming,...
Phil Galfond Wins Third Challenge Match After Chance Kornuth Concedes
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Phil Galfond Wins Third Challenge Match After Chance Kornuth Concedes

January 25th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Galfond claimed his third challenge match victory over the weekend after Chance Kornuth threw in the towel. The two pros had been battling back and forth since the end of 2020. Galfond stumbled at one point but established...