Poker

Travis Baker Wins WSOP Seniors Championship
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Travis Baker Wins WSOP Seniors Championship

June 23rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker Seniors Championship is an extremely popular event, bringing together thousands of players who, while not exactly ancient (a player only needs to be 50 in order to qualify for this tournament), may not...
Amaya Stock Price Unhindered by Insider Trading Allegations, Baazov Gets Vote of Confidence
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Amaya Stock Price Unhindered by Insider Trading Allegations, Baazov Gets Vote of Confidence

June 23rd, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya stock performance on both the Toronto and Nasdaq exchanges has shown investors aren’t concerned with an ongoing probe. Despite the company being investigated by Quebec securities officials into allegations of illegal...
Poker News Roundup: WPT Sold, Micon Returning To US
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Poker News Roundup: WPT Sold, Micon Returning To US

June 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour has been sold to Ourgame International Holdings for $35 million, a move that may be in line with bwin.party’s ongoing search for potential mergers and sales of all or part of their business operations....
French Online Gambling Market On The Verge Of Being Fried
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French Online Gambling Market On The Verge Of Being Fried

June 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
French online gambling became legalized in 2010, but since peaking in February of 2012, online poker has suffered a continued decline in cash game traffic over the last three years. Once occupying more than 5,700 seats on 30-day...
PokerStars And Partners Launch Californians For Responsible iPoker
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PokerStars And Partners Launch Californians For Responsible iPoker

June 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars has seen its hopes of someday operating in California improve over the last few months, but there is still a long way to go before legislators regulate online poker in the state. And even if they do, there still is no...
Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet
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Mercier Wins Third WSOP Bracelet

June 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jason Mercier was once associated with the hashtag #whenwillitend, a reference to the nearly endless tournament success he has seemed to enjoy throughout his young career. But at this year’s World Series of Poker, the same...
Phil Galfond Wins Second WSOP Bracelet
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Phil Galfond Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

June 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond has long been known as one of the brightest young minds in poker, both online under the OMGClayAiken screen name and in live games, where he’s been successful in both cash games and tournaments. Now, his collection...
Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet
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Brian Hastings Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

June 15th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Brian Hastings is already known as one of the top players in poker, whether you’re talking about online or live, cash or tournaments. Now, his World Series of Poker numbers are beginning to back up that reputation, as...
NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct
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NFL Bans Players from Florida Poker Events, Citing Code of Conduct

June 14th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The NFL might not seem like its players’ conduct is always first and foremost on its mind, given numerous recent incidents ranging from domestic abuse to animal torture that have become a virtual epidemic these days. But...
Phil Ivey Drops Nearly a Million in Online Poker Downswing
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Phil Ivey Drops Nearly a Million in Online Poker Downswing

June 13th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey has yet to make an appearance at the World Series of Poker, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been keeping himself busy. The legendary poker pro has been playing some big games in the online poker world, though his...