MGM to Bring Something New to New Jersey Online Poker Scene
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MGM to Bring Something New to New Jersey Online Poker Scene

May 5th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey online poker players will have a new place to play later this year after MGM Resorts International announced plans to launch playMGM in the state. As it stands, New Jersey is the largest US state when it comes to...
Deal Between World Poker Tour and PokerStars Marks a Shift in Live Tournament World
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Deal Between World Poker Tour and PokerStars Marks a Shift in Live Tournament World

April 17th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Poker Tour (WPT) and PokerStars have joined forces for what could be an interesting new development in the live tournament arena. With live tournaments getting tougher to win, costs increasing and players being expected...
Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident
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Dr. David Dao Was “Going Nuts” in WSOP Event Prior to United Airlines Incident

April 12th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
United Airlines passenger David Dao is a poker-playing doctor with a sordid past that involves drug trafficking and sex scandals. Dao made the headlines on April 9 when he was dragged from a United Airlines flight with his face...
Libratus Offspring to Prove AI Win Wasn’t Luck in $290K Match
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Libratus Offspring to Prove AI Win Wasn’t Luck in $290K Match

April 7th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The legacy of Libratus is set to make an impact on Asia thanks to an exhibition match between Carnegie Mellon University’s artificial intelligence (AI) software and a team of Chinese players. When poker bot Libratus beat...
Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New
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Commerce Casino Bans Cell Phones and Shades in New

March 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is planning to make live poker “fun” with a new tournament it’s called “the social experiment.” Under the guidance of tournament director Matt Savage, the Commerce...
Pretlow Talks Up Online Poker in New York During TV Interview
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Pretlow Talks Up Online Poker in New York During TV Interview

February 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Potential regulation for online poker in New York received another boost recently after Assemblyman J Gary Pretlow (D-Mt. Vernon) signaled he’s ready to move the issue along. On February 7, 2017, Pretlow submitted A05250 in...
Unibet Poker Signs New Ambassadors in a Bid to Improve Online Presence
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Unibet Poker Signs New Ambassadors in a Bid to Improve Online Presence

February 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet Poker has drafted in three Irish pros with a strong social media presence to help increase its marketing potential across Europe. Dara O’Kearney, David Lappin and 2013 Irish Open Main Event winner Ian Simpson have...
Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie
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Partypoker Live’s Big Prizepool Tournament Series Brings in EPT’s John Duthie

February 3rd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker LIVE has pulled on the talents of former EPT creator John Duthie, hoping that lightning can strike twice for the British pro poker player and television producer. Duthie will be the new director of the multimillion...
Could Creativity Help Humans Beat Poker Bot Libratus?
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Could Creativity Help Humans Beat Poker Bot Libratus?

January 18th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Humans’ superior poker playing powers are under threat from Libratus after the artificial intelligence (AI) computer raced to a commanding lead on Day 7 of the man vs. machine challenge. After quickly taking the lead in its...
Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year
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Biggest Post-WSOP Poker Tournament Highlights of 2016: Who Amazed Us in the Second Half of the Year

January 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to poker tournaments, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest series of the year. But it’s far from the only one. There are events held across the world, and we thought it worthwhile to take a look back at...