Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars for Family
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Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars for Family

January 8th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Long serving PokerStars pro Jason Mercier is leaving the brand in order to spend more time his new family. With his contract coming to an end at the close of 2017, Mercier has taken stock of his options and decided to play less...
Unibet Poker Removes “Damaging” High Stakes Tables
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Unibet Poker Removes “Damaging” High Stakes Tables

January 5th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Unibet Poker has removed its high stakes No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha tables in a bid to sustain a profitable ecosystem. News of the change was posted on the European poker site’s forum on December 29 by Unibet...
Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.
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Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.

December 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
German poker pro Fedor Holz has used some of his $26 million in tournament winnings to buy a piece of eSports outfit, Envy Gaming, Inc. The ever-growing number of links between poker and eSports has seen a number of businesses...
Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch
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Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch

December 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions will be broadcast to an international audience thanks to Jason Somerville and live streaming platform Twitch. When Crown Casino Tournament Director Joel Williams announced the line-up for the 2018 incarnation...
US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey   
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US Betting Industry Could be Set for Shake-Up Thanks to New Jersey  

December 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The US betting industry could be in for some major changes in 2018 and New Jersey is the state leading the way. When Garden State Governor Chris Christie appeared in front of the Supreme Court on December 4, he did so with the...
Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter
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Déjà Vu as Senator Lindsey Graham Authors Another Anti-iGaming Letter

November 29th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Anti-online poker senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Dianne Feinstein (D-California) have resumed their fight to have the Wire Act (1961) restored. In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, the...
Mishandled Evidence Could Earn David Baazov a Reprieve in Amaya Case   
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Mishandled Evidence Could Earn David Baazov a Reprieve in Amaya Case  

November 27th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
David Baazov and his lawyers have criticized the sloppy work carried out by the prosecution team leading the insider trading case against him. Outlined in a recent report by The Globe and Mail, Baazov and his legal team are...
Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal
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Wild Poker Bidding to Attract Casual Players with Floyd Mayweather Deal

November 22nd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Floyd Mayweather has jumped on the poker bandwagon with a new social gaming app known as Wild Poker. Following his latest high-profile boxing bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, Mayweather has found a way to fill the void in his...
Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct
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Poker Presenter Leeann Tweeden Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Misconduct

November 17th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Senator Al Franken, D-Minn, has been condemned by President Donald Trump following allegations that he forcibly kissed former Poker After Dark presenter Leeann Tweeden. Following a myriad of reports alleging sexual misconduct by...
Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing   
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Online Poker in France Enjoys Upswing Ahead of Liquidity Sharing  

November 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in France enjoyed an upswing in the third-quarter of 2017 with cash game revenue seeing its biggest gains since 2011 ahead of the country’s liquidity sharing deal. According to latest report from French regulator...