Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy
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Christian Harder Wins First Ever PokerStars Championship Trophy

January 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ inaugural Championship event has come to a conclusion and the first ever champion is long-time pro, Christian Harder. One of the original online tournament grinders, Harder (aka Charder30) carved his way through...
Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack
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Players Urged to Change their Passwords Following 2+2 Hack

January 9th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
2+2, one of the poker community’s largest forums, has been the subject of a data breach which has resulted in user’s details being posted for sale. According to forum user and English poker pro Max Silver, the...
China Crisis Could Cause Macau Gambling Revenue to Stabilize in 2017
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China Crisis Could Cause Macau Gambling Revenue to Stabilize in 2017

January 4th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Macau’s gambling industry might not be set for a major revival in 2017, but analysts believe the market has finally hit its lowest point. In line with early predictions, Macau’s betting economy contracted by 3.3...
What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker
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What WSOP 2016 Showed Us About the Current State of Poker

December 26th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) taught us many things. For one, poker is still an extremely popular game around the world, despite many claiming the game is “dead.” It’s not dead. Not even close. Poker clearly isn’t...
WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule
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WSOP Announces First Events in 2017 Schedule

December 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) might still be fresh in the memories of those who made the final table, but the organizers are already planning next year’s event. With around five months to go until the world’s...
Nagaland Issues First Online Poker License in India
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Nagaland Issues First Online Poker License in India

December 19th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
India’s first regulated online poker site has just been announced thanks to the Nagaland State Lotteries office. Back in April, the state of Nagaland, located in the Northeast of India, announced the country’s first...
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick Threatens Online Poker with New Bill
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Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick Threatens Online Poker with New Bill

December 14th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) is the latest politician to join the anti-online poker movement. Unlike those before him, Pennsylvania’s Fitzpatrick isn’t supporting the Sheldon Adelson-backed Restoration of...
Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market
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Global Poker League China to Help Game Reach New Market

December 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker League (GPL) is looking to tap into China’s $17 billion gaming market with a new event. According to the South China Morning Post, China is the biggest gaming market in the world with around 400 million...
888poker Joins eSports World with FlowEsports Partnership
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888poker Joins eSports World with FlowEsports Partnership

December 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poker and eSports moved another step closer to each other recently thanks to 888poker. With insiders from both industries noting the similarities between the two disciplines for at least a year now, it comes as little surprise...
Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs
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Help the Poker Players Alliance Fight Back Against RAWA Loving AGs

December 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Don’t let ten Attorneys General make RAWA a reality, that’s the advice of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) and its latest pre-filled letter. The push to have the Wire Act used as a device to block online poker at a...