Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Hosted by Maria Ho Slated for July 2
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Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Hosted by Maria Ho Slated for July 2

June 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Chad Brown cashed over $3.6 million in live earnings and reached nine World Series of Poker final tables, but he was more widely known in the poker community for his good spirited nature and personality, even while he battled...
Lindsey Graham Introduces RAWA to Senate
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Lindsey Graham Introduces RAWA to Senate

June 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) was going to be introduced to the United States Senate: it was only a matter of time, and we have even known which senator would bring up the legislation for a while now. But on...
Poker Enthusiast and TV Star Dick Van Patten Dies at 86
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Poker Enthusiast and TV Star Dick Van Patten Dies at 86

June 24th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The father of WPT commentator and sometimes poker player, Vince Van Patten, sadly passed away on Tuesday night in California. Dick Van Patten was 86 when he died in a Santa Monica after complications with his diabetes; however,...
French Online Gambling Market On The Verge Of Being Fried
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French Online Gambling Market On The Verge Of Being Fried

June 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
French online gambling became legalized in 2010, but since peaking in February of 2012, online poker has suffered a continued decline in cash game traffic over the last three years. Once occupying more than 5,700 seats on 30-day...
Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet
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Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet

June 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jason Mercier was once associated with the hashtag #whenwillitend, a reference to the nearly endless tournament success he has seemed to enjoy throughout his young career. But at this year’s World Series of Poker, the same...
California Gov. Jerry Brown Appoints Former Press Secretary Gambling Commission Chairman
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Appoints Former Press Secretary Gambling Commission Chairman

June 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Governor Jerry Brown has come under fire this week for appointing Jim Evans, his outgoing chief deputy press secretary, to chairman of the California Gambling Control Commission (GCC). The 46-year-old has worked alongside Brown...
Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet
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Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

June 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Brian Hastings is already known as one of the top players in poker, whether you’re talking about online or live, cash or tournaments. Now, his World Series of Poker numbers are beginning to back up that reputation, as...
California Online Poker Shelved For 2015 According To Tribal Lobbyist
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California Online Poker Shelved For 2015 According To Tribal Lobbyist

June 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California online poker has the potential to provide a drastic and much-needed boost to the overall health of online poker, but one tribal lobbyist in opposition of such legislation says 2015 won’t be the year. According to...
It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet
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It’s Phil Hellmuth for the Win in WSOP $10K Razz, as Poker Pro Scoops 14th Bracelet

June 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The legendary Phil Hellmuth simply cannot be stopped at the World Series of Poker. The man who holds the record for the most career WSOP gold bracelets added to that record on Monday by winning the $10,000 Razz Championship, his...
Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High
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Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High

June 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua and David Baazov are proof that if you never let the naysayers get you down, you can sometimes beat them at their own game. Of course, it helps if you have arguably the world’s best defense attorney and/or run a...