Harry Potter Star Rhys Ifans Plays Charity Poker Event
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Harry Potter Star Rhys Ifans Plays Charity Poker Event

August 6th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Hollywood actor Rhys Ifans recently took to the felt in a bid to raise money for a good cause via a charity poker tournament in his homeland. The Welsh actor, who is best known for his roles in high-profile films such as...
Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire
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Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire

August 3rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
There’s a charity poker war going on Michigan. Aces Gaming, the largest supplier of poker equipment to charity the state’s poker tournaments, is the latest company to have its license suspended under a state gaming...
Include Racing Industry for California Online Poker, Says PPA
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Include Racing Industry for California Online Poker, Says PPA

July 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
One of the ongoing mantras about the difficulty of getting online poker to work in California is the fact that there are just so many different players involved in the gaming industry there. There are the card clubs, which offer...
WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater
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WSOP Champ Greg Merson Says He’s No Cheater

July 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Following suspicions that he was multi-accounting on WSOP.com, 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson has come clean about his latest sponsorship deal. Last week the former champion’s reputation came...
Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case
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Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case

July 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Attorneys for the Borgata Hotel and Casino have responded to Phil Ivey’s recent motion to dismiss the multimillion-dollar cheating case against him. Three weeks ago, the poker player’s lawyers requested that the case...
ARJEL Approves Amaya PokerStars Takeover in France
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ARJEL Approves Amaya PokerStars Takeover in France

July 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya Gaming’s recent takeover of PokerStars won’t affect the online poker site’s standing in France, according to a spokesperson from ARJEL. Following the $4.9 billion buyout of PokerStars by Amaya, the...
Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System
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Johannes Strassmann Autopsy Finds Drugs in System

July 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The recent news of Johannes Strassmann‘s death caused a wave of questions to flow out across the poker community. Why such a seemingly healthy young man would meet such an untimely end in a foreign country was a mystery...
Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud
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Poker Cheat Ali Tekintamgac Imprisoned for Fraud

July 17th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
A long-suspected poker cheat has finally received his comeuppance. Former WPT “Champion” Ali Tekintamgac was jailed for three years and five months by a German court last week after pleading guilty to being the head...
California Tribe Bypasses State Law to Launch Online Poker
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California Tribe Bypasses State Law to Launch Online Poker

July 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Real money online poker is coming to California any time now. We’ve been hearing that story for years, but a combination of competing interests, disinterest from legislators and divisions on what exactly should be legal...
European Commission Pushes for Online Gambling Warnings
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European Commission Pushes for Online Gambling Warnings

July 14th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
European players, your online poker may soon come with a health warning, if the bureaucrats in Brussels get their way. According to Reuters, the European Commission is to urge EU countries to add warning messages to online...