Poker

Bilzerian Avoids Jail Time in No Contest Plea Deal
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Bilzerian Avoids Jail Time in No Contest Plea Deal

February 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Dan Bilzerian, the poker player, actor and Instagram star who has become infamous for his outrageous photos and videos, managed to avoid jail time after pleading no contest to an explosives charge in a Nevada court. He and Jeremy...
Doyle Brunson Keeps Smiling Despite Impending Operation
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Doyle Brunson Keeps Smiling Despite Impending Operation

February 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson, will undergo major surgery in the coming weeks after doctors discovered a melanoma growing on his head. The melanoma is Brunson’s third and, despite informing the community in a...
Bobby Moak Mississippi Online Poker Bill Doesn’t Live to See Another Day
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Bobby Moak Mississippi Online Poker Bill Doesn’t Live to See Another Day

February 6th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
A Mississippi online poker bill died in committee this week, ending any hopes for Internet poker players that the game would be regulated in the state this year. The bill, introduced by Mississippi State Representative Bobby Moak...
Washington State Online Poker Bill Dead
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Washington State Online Poker Bill Dead

February 6th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Washington State online poker bill, HB 1114, which was unexpectedly presented last month at the opening of the state’s legislative session, is already dead, according to its sponsors. Curtis Woodward, the crusading founder...
Men Make Up a Quarter of Field at EPT Deauville Ladies Event, Then Bogart It
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Men Make Up a Quarter of Field at EPT Deauville Ladies Event, Then Bogart It

February 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Twenty-two players at the EPT Deauville Ladies event this week had suspiciously large Adam’s apples. Some of them even had big hairy hands and nostril hair. Something was amiss. The poker world rolled its eyes in exasperation...
PokerStars Files Lawsuit Against Erick Lindgren for $2.5 Million
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PokerStars Files Lawsuit Against Erick Lindgren for $2.5 Million

February 5th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Erick Lindgren was once on top of the poker world, but things seemed to have taken a dramatic turn for the American pro in recent years, and he’s now facing a $2.5 million lawsuit from his former employer. According to a...
Utah’s Jason Chaffetz Reintroduces RAWA to House
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Utah’s Jason Chaffetz Reintroduces RAWA to House

February 4th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) is back, having been reintroduced to the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The measure was introduced by Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), and would have the effect of...
Impressive Local Turnout at EPT Deauville Gives French Poker Hope
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Impressive Local Turnout at EPT Deauville Gives French Poker Hope

February 4th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Despite a dip in the French poker economy, EPT Deauville has welcomed a slew of grinders for its annual Main Event. Taking place in the plush surroundings of the French coastal resort’s Casino Barrière, the €5,300...
Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player
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Aussie Millions Main Event Won By Local Amateur Player

February 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Aussie Millions is the biggest tournament series in the Southern Hemisphere (only recently rivaled by the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific), and as such, it attracts some of the best players from around the world to compete...
Judge Recommends Tossing Evidence in Phua Case
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Judge Recommends Tossing Evidence in Phua Case

February 3rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua may not have had his constitutional rights violated when FBI agents raided his Caesars Palace villa, but the evidence from that raid is still likely to be tossed out of court. Those were the decisions filed Monday by US...