Tony G Gets a “No Thank You, Mate” for Lithuanian Parliament Push
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Tony G Gets a “No Thank You, Mate” for Lithuanian Parliament Push

December 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Tony G, the player who once ran riot at the poker tables with his kamikaze moves and cutting jibes, has recently been dealt a blow by the Lithuanian government. Since largely leaving poker behind for a career in politics, G...
PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes
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PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes

December 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The PokerStars strike is underway, the three-day boycott scheduled to last from today, December 1, through Wednesday. Championed by poker pro Dani Stern, the sit-out is in response to the changes to PokerStars’ rewards...
California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches
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California Online Poker Garners Additional Support as New Year Approaches

November 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
California online poker appears positioned to once again be an important topic of discussion in Sacramento when the legislature reconvenes on January 4, 2016. Both the state senate and assembly have been on recess since the end...
Former Teacher Charged with Charity Poker Fraud
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Former Teacher Charged with Charity Poker Fraud

November 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A former high school teacher from the Kearsley School District, Michigan, has been arrested on suspicion of stealing money raised through a series of charity poker tournaments. Timothy Phipps from Flint appeared in court on...
Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania
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Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania

November 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is rallying the troops in Pennsylvania after lawmakers in the House Gaming Oversight Committee voted in favor of moving State Rep. John Payne’s (R-District 106) online poker bill to the...
Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions
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Alex Jacob Uses Poker Skills to Become Jeopardy Legend in Tournament of Champions

November 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Alex Jacob, the former poker player turned trader, has just become the 2015 Jeopardy Champion of Champions. Following a successful run in the show in April, Jacob was invited back to compete in the Tournament of Champions last...
WPT to Welcome High Rollers with $200K Event
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WPT to Welcome High Rollers with $200K Event

November 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Poker Tour (WPT) is looking to increase its presence in the Asian market with a new super high roller event costing $200,000 to enter. Announced earlier this week and forming the centerpiece of the WPT National...
Alex Jacob Goes All-In for Jeopardy Tournament of Champions
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Alex Jacob Goes All-In for Jeopardy Tournament of Champions

November 17th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Former high stakes poker player turned currency trader Alex Jacob has stepped into the spotlight once again as part of Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions show. Following a successful run on the show back in April, Jacob not...
GPI Continues Mission to Sportify Poker with USA Today
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GPI Continues Mission to Sportify Poker with USA Today

November 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Global Poker Index (GPI), the tournament ranking system owned by Alex Dreyfus, has just secured a media partnership with USA TODAY. A major media outlet in the US, USA TODAY Sports covers every major sport from around the...
PPA Leaders Form Daily Fantasy Sports Players Alliance
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PPA Leaders Form Daily Fantasy Sports Players Alliance

November 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Daily Fantasy Sports Platers Alliance is a new group, formed by two leaders of The Poker Players Alliance, to fight for the interests of DFS players. Steve Miller, the current PPA California State Director, and Drew Lesofski,...