$5.4 Million Bluffs Lands Goldman Sachs’ VP in Jail on Fraud Charges
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$5.4 Million Bluffs Lands Goldman Sachs’ VP in Jail on Fraud Charges

September 11th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
Goldman Sachs’ vice-president Ashwani Jhunjhunwala has been accused of stealing $5.4 million to pay off alleged poker debts. Breaking on September 10, the news will come as a blow to poker’s image in Jhunjhunwala’s native...
Partypoker Looking to Hit Hard with $30 Million KO Series Guarantee
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Partypoker Looking to Hit Hard with $30 Million KO Series Guarantee

September 4th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
It might have been announced at the last minute but the sixth KO Series looks set to pack a punch. Getting underway on September 8, Partypoker’s online festival will feature 283 MTTs and $30 million in guaranteed prize money....
PokerStars Players Championship Returns Amid Live Poker Boom
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PokerStars Players Championship Returns Amid Live Poker Boom

August 28th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is parlaying the recent success of EPT Barcelona into a second season of the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). In the wake of EPT Barcelona’s National event breaking records, the operator...
New Moves See PokerStars Upgrade WCOOP but Downgrade Table Limit
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New Moves See PokerStars Upgrade WCOOP but Downgrade Table Limit

August 21st, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
It’s been a case of what goes up must also come down at PokerStars this week after it made two major announcements. First to hit the airwaves and give the online poker community something to get excited about was the official...
All-In Cash Out Goes Live but Online Poker Taking Backseat at Stars Group
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All-In Cash Out Goes Live but Online Poker Taking Backseat at Stars Group

August 14th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars may have rolled out another ground-breaking innovation but online poker is becoming less of an asset for its parent company. As part of its ongoing effort to offer value to more players, PokerStars has just launched...
Pennsylvania Online Gaming Regulator Raising Standards with Complaint Process
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Pennsylvania Online Gaming Regulator Raising Standards with Complaint Process

August 7th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania online gaming sites may have only been active for a few weeks but the local regulator wants customers to voice their concerns. In a note published on August 5, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) outlined...
PokerStars Offering All-In Insurance with Exciting New Feature
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PokerStars Offering All-In Insurance with Exciting New Feature

July 31st, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is testing another new feature that could make its cash games more exciting and protect players from bad beats. Initially spotted by Poker Industry Pro but now a talking point online, All-In Cash Out brings insurance...
Players Cry Foul as WSOP.com Glitch Short-Changes Jon Borenstein
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Players Cry Foul as WSOP.com Glitch Short-Changes Jon Borenstein

July 24th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com could be in hot water after an apparent technical glitch led to one MTT player receiving the wrong amount of chips following an all-in showdown. As per a July 21 tweet from Jon Borenstein, the payout error left him with...
WSOP Main Event Result: Hossein Ensan Wins with Dominant Performance
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WSOP Main Event Result: Hossein Ensan Wins with Dominant Performance

July 17th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
Hossein Ensan is the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion thanks to a dominant display on the final table. After 13 total sessions of action, the WSOP’s marquee tournament came to a close on July 17. When just...
WSOP Main Event Bubble Bursts as Top Pros Remain in Contention
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WSOP Main Event Bubble Bursts as Top Pros Remain in Contention

July 10th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
The 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event is into the money and there are some big names still gunning for the coveted title. Getting underway on July 3, the $10,000 tournament has already made the headlines for a...