China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site
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China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site

April 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars-sponsored APPT Nanjing Millions event has been summarily shut down by Chinese police on Friday, four days into the main event. Reports on the ground are thin, due to Chinese restrictions on live media and blogging...
Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget
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Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget

April 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Finding a way to push through the monotony of a live tournament when all you’re seeing is bad cards can be tough. Fortunately, modern technology is on hand to help players push through the boredom barrier and the latest...
Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years After Borgata Chip Incident
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Christian Lusardi Sentenced to Five Years After Borgata Chip Incident

April 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Christian Lusardi, the man accused of filtering more than two million forged chips into the Borgata Winter Poker Open, has been sentenced to five years in jail for trafficking counterfeit DVDs worth more than $1.3 million. The...
Rand Paul Officially Announces Candidacy for Republican Presidential Nomination
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Rand Paul Officially Announces Candidacy for Republican Presidential Nomination

April 7th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 presidential campaign is officially underway, as the first candidates have begun to announce their bids and the first primaries and caucuses are less than a year away. That means that candidates officially declaring...
Lock Poker Reportedly Reaches One Year Without Processing One Withdrawal
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Lock Poker Reportedly Reaches One Year Without Processing One Withdrawal

April 4th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Lock Poker has become, quite possibly, the least trusted name in online poker. That would have been hard to believe just a few years ago, considering the Absolute Poker “super user” scandal was still fresh in the minds of the...
Nevada Poker Revenues Down In February
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Nevada Poker Revenues Down In February

April 2nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Nevada poker revenues were down about 8 percent year over year in February, continuing a trend of diminishing take from poker tables in Las Vegas and throughout the state. Last February, the state brought in about $9.27 million...
PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA
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PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA

April 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
We went in with fear, but came out with hope: that was the sentiment of the Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas. Reflecting on last week’s hearing of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act...
Amaya Reports Strong Earnings, Says PokerStars Will Enter New Jersey In Fall
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Amaya Reports Strong Earnings, Says PokerStars Will Enter New Jersey In Fall

March 31st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Amaya made a variety of announcements during an earnings call Tuesday morning, covering topics ranging from the introduction of sports betting to their poker products to when PokerStars is likely to arrive in the state of New...
RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor
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RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor

March 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) hearing last Wednesday by a Judiciary House Subcommittee to debate whether the Wire Act needs to be restored to effectively outlaw online gambling could soon be opposed by a pro...
PokerStars Granted Dismissal Of Illinois Loss Recovery Case
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PokerStars Granted Dismissal Of Illinois Loss Recovery Case

March 27th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars may not have much of a presence in the United States anymore, but they’re still finding ways to win in the USA. Judge David R. Herndon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois granted...