Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament
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Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament

December 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Albert Riera, a winger for Italian soccer club Udinese, has reportedly had his contract with the club terminated because of his decision to attend a poker tournament in Slovenia rather than attend the team’s match against...
iPoker Network Changing Rake Calculations for 2015
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iPoker Network Changing Rake Calculations for 2015

November 24th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The iPoker Network will be calculating rake distributions to member sites in a new way starting on January 1, a move that could help reconnect a network that is currently split into two tiers. The new way of awarding rake to...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order

November 21st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing the first legal challenge to its new online bingo platform, which could impact its impending online poker site as well. The tribal operator went live with DesertRoseBingo.com earlier...
90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game
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90-Year-Old Georgia Woman Arrested for Illegal Poker Game

November 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A 90-year-old Georgia woman was charged this week with running an illegal poker game in her hometown of Albany. Police swooped in on the home of nonagenarian Mary Morgan on Saturday night at around 8.30 pm, breaking up the game...
Norway’s Felix Stephensen Will Pay 50 Percent in Tax on WSOP Winnings
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Norway’s Felix Stephensen Will Pay 50 Percent in Tax on WSOP Winnings

November 18th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Felix Stephensen might still be celebrating his second place finish at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event this month, but it’s likely that his home nation of Norway is celebrating just as much. Part of that is due...
Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament
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Jose Canseco Finger Fallout More Hand Information Than Wanted in Poker Tournament

November 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Jose Canseco might be a good poker player, or he may be a total fish; we’re not really sure. But one thing is certain: you’ll never want to lose a hand in the same way he has. Canseco told the world that he lost a...
California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo
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California Online Poker Coalition Sees San Manuel Join PokerStars and Morongo

November 13th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The prospects for California online poker were bolstered this week, following the defection of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from a coalition of tribal gaming operators fighting to prevent online poker giant PokerStars...
Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event
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Martin Jacobson Defeats Felix Stephensen to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

November 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Martin Jacobson of Sweden built a commanding chip lead before putting away Norway’s Felix Stephensen to win the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title. Jacobson, who became the first-ever Swede to win poker’s...
Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud
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Everleaf Director Jean Pavili Arrested in Malta, Charged with Player Fund Fraud

November 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Everleaf Gaming poker players may be one step closer to repayment after former company director Jean Pavili was arrested by Maltese authorities on charges of having misappropriated player funds and failing to pay for licenses and...
GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker
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GOP Election Sweep Could Impact Fate of US Online Poker

November 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
That the GOP swept yesterday’s US elections is already well-known, but more murky is how the new Congressional power players will affect the future of America’s online poker industry. Not that online poker was an...