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    US Judge Rules Leon Tsoukernik’s Alleged $2 Million Debt Isn’t Enforceable
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    US Judge Rules Leon Tsoukernik’s Alleged $2 Million Debt Isn’t Enforceable

    October 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    Kings Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik has won part of his recent legal battle against Australian poker pro Matthew Kirk, but he may still have to payout $2 million. Following a lawsuit brought against him by Kirk back in June 2017,...
    PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil
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    PokerStars WCOOP Pays Out Record $90 Million, Tournaments Unaffected by Corporate Turmoil

    October 2nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    More than 100,000 players from 130 countries competed in PokerStars’ 2017 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), which wrapped up last week. The large turnout resulted in a record $90.6 million in prize money, far...
    UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions
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    UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions

    September 1st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    888 Holdings Plc, the company in charge of 888poker, has been fined a record $10 million for failing to comply with the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) player protection guidelines. Following reports that 888poker and its...
    Q2 Report Shows Poker is Losing Influence at PokerStars
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    Q2 Report Shows Poker is Losing Influence at PokerStars

    August 9th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    PokerStars’ parent company, The Stars Group Inc., has seen its Q2 revenue increase by 6.8 percent to $305.3 million despite a drop in poker revenue. The latest set of Q2 financials from The Stars Group show that online...
    Can Las Vegas Casinos Accept Nevada Weed Money?
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    Can Las Vegas Casinos Accept Nevada Weed Money?

    August 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    Casinos in Las Vegas could be caught between federal and state laws thanks to the recent legalization of recreational marijuana. Following the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada on July 1, 2017, state...
    Nevada Poker Revenue Enjoys Ten-Year High in June
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    Nevada Poker Revenue Enjoys Ten-Year High in June

    July 28th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    Nevada’s poker revenue peaked at a ten-year high in June 2017 thanks, in part, to the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Looking at the official statistics from the Nevada Gaming Commission, the state’s live poker rooms...
    Online Betting in France is on the Upswing Thanks to Women
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    Online Betting in France is on the Upswing Thanks to Women

    May 26th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    French online betting is experiencing an upswing with Q1 revenue hitting record highs thanks to more females anteing up. According to ARJEL’s latest revenue report, online sports betting revenue was up by 23 percent from...
    Online Poker in Delaware Takes a Dip in March
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    Online Poker in Delaware Takes a Dip in March

    April 19th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    Online poker and casino gaming in Delaware took a hit in March with the latest reports showing state revenue was down 42 percent compared to 2016. Disappointing performances from Dover Downs and Delaware Park, the state’s...
    Phil Galfond’s Iconic Indoor Slide Could be Yours for $15,000
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    Phil Galfond’s Iconic Indoor Slide Could be Yours for $15,000

    March 8th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    Phil Galfond’s infamous indoor slide could be yours if you’ve got a spare $15,000 in your bankroll. The iconic slide, which Galfond had custom-made for his penthouse apartment in New York City, caused a stir both...
    Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win
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    Phil Ivey to Take Another Stab at $9.4 Million Crockfords Baccarat Win

    March 3rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    Phil Ivey’s ongoing baccarat edge sorting saga has taken another twist thanks to a successful application to the UK’s Supreme Court. Back in October 2014, poker pro Phil Ivey lost his case against London’s...