Poker

WSOP Schedule for 2015 Includes Low-Stakes “Colossus” Tournament
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WSOP Schedule for 2015 Includes Low-Stakes “Colossus” Tournament

January 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker has released the first details of its 2015 schedule, including the dates for the next edition of the world’s most popular tournament festival and some information about a few of the highest-profile...
New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE
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New Jersey Online Poker to Keep Improving in 2015, Says DGE

January 5th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The New Jersey online poker market has plenty of room for improvement heading into 2015, according the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). In a letter posted to the department’s website, DGE Director David...
Bwin.party Looks to Sell Amid Disappointing Revenues
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Bwin.party Looks to Sell Amid Disappointing Revenues

January 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
UK-traded gambling operator Bwin.party announced this week its 2014 earnings will come in short of previous estimates, citing “exceptionally weak gross win margin in sports betting” as the primary culprit. While bet...
Poker Pro Phil Gordon Raises Millions for New Startup Chatbox
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Poker Pro Phil Gordon Raises Millions for New Startup Chatbox

January 2nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Phil Gordon’s Seattle-based Tetrapod Software has attracted investors to the tune of $2.35 million for its soon-to-be released collaboration software product Chatbox. Seed investors include several tech-savvy experts,...
WSOP Pro Jonathan Aguiar Says Poker and Fantasy Sports Betting Skills Related
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WSOP Pro Jonathan Aguiar Says Poker and Fantasy Sports Betting Skills Related

January 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Jonathan Aguiar, the former professional poker player and WSOP bracelet holder, says people who play poker and those who enjoy fantasy sports betting have a lot in common. Aguiar recently hosted an Ask Me Anything (AMA)...
Paul Phua Not Associated with 14K Triad, Claims Malaysian Official
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Paul Phua Not Associated with 14K Triad, Claims Malaysian Official

January 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua, the Malaysian high-stakes poker player, is not a member of, and nor is he associated with, the notorious 14K Triad Hong Kong organized crime group, says one of Malaysia’s top politicians. The statement, from the...
Euro Bitcoin Site Bitnplay Offers 100% Lifetime Rakeback for Early Investors
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Euro Bitcoin Site Bitnplay Offers 100% Lifetime Rakeback for Early Investors

January 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Bitcoin poker sites became an emerging force in 2014, and now a new European-facing site called Bitnplay will make this niche portion of the industry a little bit bigger in 2015. The latest Bitcoin-powered poker platform will...
Poker Busts, Stings, and Crackdowns of 2014
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Poker Busts, Stings, and Crackdowns of 2014

December 31st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker busts were once again plentiful in 2014 as notorious pros, international crooks, unknown ringleaders, and even corporate headquarters were raided by officials around the world. If you were up to something smelling even...
Top Poker Players to Watch in 2015
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Top Poker Players to Watch in 2015

December 31st, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
It’s harder than ever for poker players to emerge from the vast pool of competitors and become a well-known figure in the game. Some enjoy that ability to fly under the radar, but others yearn for the intimidation factor...
Poker Pros: How the Career Changed in 2014
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Poker Pros: How the Career Changed in 2014

December 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker pros are the sharks amateur players must be aware of, whether in an online cardroom or real life casino. These men and women dominate the game, and while these all-in masters have existed for decades, the occupation of...