Poker

WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA
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WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA

April 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The WPT500 tournament is set for a return to Las Vegas this summer. The popular reasonably-priced World Poker Tour stop will hit the ARIA resort over the July 4 weekend while thousands of poker players are busying themselves with...
PokerStars Adds Jaime Staples to Twitch Streaming Stable
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PokerStars Adds Jaime Staples to Twitch Streaming Stable

April 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars seems to be committed to making the most of the growing popularity of live streaming poker on Twitch. The leader in online poker has already signed Jason Somerville to Team PokerStars, ensuring that they had the first...
Sexy Men Bring Out the Inner Gamble in Average-Looking Male Poker Players, Researchers Claim
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Sexy Men Bring Out the Inner Gamble in Average-Looking Male Poker Players, Researchers Claim

April 10th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Attention, male poker players: don’t play poker against sexy men unless you’re prepared to lose your not-quite-as-sexy shirt. That’s the advice from University of Technology Sydney researchers, following a...
Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61
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Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61

April 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, the exuberant British poker pro who was as big a celebrity in the US as he was in his native UK, has died at the age of 61. The poker legend died in his home town of Hull, in the north of...
Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open
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Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open

April 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The 2015 Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest running live poker event, reached its final table on Sunday night after welcoming 321 players over the Easter weekend. Generating a prizepool in excess of €1,000,000...
United California Indian Gaming Front Could See PokerStars In, But Racetracks Shunned, in Online Poker Scramble
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United California Indian Gaming Front Could See PokerStars In, But Racetracks Shunned, in Online Poker Scramble

April 6th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
What unites a California Indian gaming coalition the most? It appears it could be the simple threat of more competition, looming with the possibility of the Golden State’s own racetracks jumping into the online gambling and...
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...
Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies
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Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies

April 4th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Sweden is one of the more tightly controlled online poker markets in the European Union, as the national government really only allows Internet gaming through one licensed firm: the state-backed Svenska Spel. That hasn’t...
Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin
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Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin

April 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest-running live poker event, gets underway today inside Dublin’s Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. The  series is backed by Paddy Power and set to welcome a slew of travelling pros,...
Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting
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Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting

April 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Card counting in blackjack is a contentious issue for casinos. While the practice isn’t illegal, as it only involves a player keeping track of the cards they’ve seen on the table and reacting accordingly, casinos have the...