PokerStars Goes Live on Amazon Fire TV as Social Media Expansion Continues
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PokerStars Goes Live on Amazon Fire TV as Social Media Expansion Continues

January 18th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ free-to-play poker game, Jackpot Poker, is now available for Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV stick users. The game, which just launched on Facebook last month, is based on Spin & Go games. But instead of...
World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music
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World Sports Exchange Fugitive Haden Ware Returns to US to Face the Music

January 16th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Haden Ware, one of the founders of the pioneering World Sports Exchange (WSEX) website, appeared in a federal court this week to plead guilty to violating the Wire Act. Ware, an American citizen, has been a fugitive from the...
Antonio Esfandiari Wins Prop Bet, But Loses His Mind, at PCA 2016
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Antonio Esfandiari Wins Prop Bet, But Loses His Mind, at PCA 2016

January 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Antonio Esfandiari is no stranger to prop bets, but his latest high stakes challenge turned him into persona non grata with tournament staff at PokerStars’ Caribbean Adventure (PCA) this week. The Magician is one of the...
Steve O’Dwyer Claims Another Title at 2016 PCA
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Steve O’Dwyer Claims Another Title at 2016 PCA

January 11th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Steve O’Dwyer has continued where he left off with a $945,495 win at the 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA). The achievement follows an amazing run of success in 2015 at tournaments as well. Last year, the American...
Testosterone Bad for Poker, According to Recent Dutch Study
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Testosterone Bad for Poker, According to Recent Dutch Study

January 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Testosterone and poker don’t mix, according to a new scientific study, but perhaps not in the way you might have thought. Far from causing risk-taking behavior and encouraging wild bluffing, as most would expect, an excess of...
PokerStars Unveils New Apple TV App Ahead of New Jersey Entry
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PokerStars Unveils New Apple TV App Ahead of New Jersey Entry

January 8th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars American homecoming is scheduled to take place in the first six months of 2016, when the world’s most active Internet poker room returns to the United States by way of New Jersey. Amaya, the platform’s...
Chris Moneymaker to Help Launch Global Poker League’s First Franchise
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Chris Moneymaker to Help Launch Global Poker League’s First Franchise

January 6th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Chris Moneymaker, the man who sparked the poker boom when he won the 2003 WSOP Main Event, will be hoping his profile has the same effect on the soon-to-be-launched Global Poker League. For much of 2015, Global Poker Index (GPI)...
Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine
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Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine

January 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya is mad as hell and it’s not going to take it anymore. That’s the company’s feedback on the latest in a dramatic case in Kentucky that’s been more riveting to watch than a telenovela. The most recent...
Best Women in Poker 2015
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Best Women in Poker 2015

December 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
James Brown might have been right when he said that this world is (unfairly) dominated by men, but he was also right when he suggested that this “man’s world” wouldn’t be “nothing” without...
The Sports Effect: How Poker and Sports Merged in 2015
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The Sports Effect: How Poker and Sports Merged in 2015

December 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Poker and sport meshed in a myriad of new and innovative ways in 2015. From global sporting icons becoming brand ambassadors for the leading operators to a new money-making outlet for those with a penchant for beating the odds,...