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    Indian Online Poker Booms During Diwali Festival
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    Indian Online Poker Booms During Diwali Festival

    October 20th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    India’s online poker economy experienced a noticeable spike on October 18 thanks to the Hindu festival of Diwali. As Hindus across India celebrated the religious festival of lights on October 18 and 19, online poker operators...
    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,...
    New Jersey Online Poker to Benefit from Cross-State Player Sharing
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    New Jersey Online Poker to Benefit from Cross-State Player Sharing

    October 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    New Jersey online poker has entered a new chapter in its evolution thanks to a player sharing pact with Nevada and Delaware. Following months of talks and speculation, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced that the...
    Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail
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    Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Spends Just One Week in Jail

    October 11th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom has been released from jail and taken a one-way trip back to the US after spending just one week behind bars. Tom was initially charged with operating an illegal online betting site back in 2011....
    Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers
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    Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers

    October 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    As stories about Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock emerge, the first bits of information available about the semi-reclusive man who killed 58 innocent concertgoers and injured nearly 500 revolve around his life as a regular...
    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...
    Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change
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    Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change

    September 28th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
    The Portland Meadows racetrack, is facing a new deadline in its ongoing battle with Oregon Lottery officials, who are continuing an effort to dismantle the city’s poker scene, claiming the largest poker room in the state’s...
    Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters Purple Jacket in Style
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    Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters Purple Jacket in Style

    September 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    Surprise package Steffen Sontheimer has won the final event of the inaugural Poker Masters and, with it, the coveted Purple Jacket. When the first Poker Master event debuted on September 13, Germany’s Sontheimer was arguably...
    November 23 Court Ruling to Define Poker in India
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    November 23 Court Ruling to Define Poker in India

    September 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
    The fate of poker in India could change dramatically on November 23 when the Gujarat High Court delivers its verdict on the skill aspect of the game. Following the conclusion of three hearings on September 15, 18 and 19, Justice...
    Brandon Adams Rolls Back the Years to Win Final Poker Masters Series Prelim   
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    Brandon Adams Rolls Back the Years to Win Final Poker Masters Series Prelim  

    September 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
    The Poker Masters Series has crowned its final preliminary winner ahead of the $100,000 finale which gets underway on September 18. When the final $50,000 event of Poker Central’s Poker Masters Championship got underway on...