Poker

California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry
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California Closed Door Poker Policy Could Stifle Industry

September 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in California is being hailed as the next big development in the iGaming world, but could the state’s hardball tactics hamper its chances of success? Over the past five years, California legislators have been...
Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak Hit TV in Underground Poker
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Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak Hit TV in Underground Poker

September 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Underground poker games have long been a popular subject for the depiction of the popular card game in movies and television shows. In the past, such as in movies like Rounders, these have typically been fictional and...
PokerStars Meetings Point to Imminent New Jersey Return
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PokerStars Meetings Point to Imminent New Jersey Return

September 10th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya wants PokerStars back in New Jersey, and has since the moment they purchased the Rational Group earlier this summer. There were even signs from state regulators that they were open to having the world’s largest and...
Mansion Poker Quitting UK in Tax Hike Huff
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Mansion Poker Quitting UK in Tax Hike Huff

September 9th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Mansion Poker, along with its accompanying casino and sports book, will leave the regulated UK market on September 15th, the first operator to reject the country’s new gambling legislation and introduction of a...
Poker Player Cary Katz Tops Adelson for Political Donations 
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Poker Player Cary Katz Tops Adelson for Political Donations 

September 9th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker enthusiast Cary Katz’s political donations in 2014 have eclipsed those of Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, according to a recent round-up of public contributors. Despite being online poker’s anti-hero, Adelson,...
Idaho Coeur d’Alene Casino Stops Poker Per Federal Judge
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Idaho Coeur d’Alene Casino Stops Poker Per Federal Judge

September 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The Idaho Coeur d’Alene casino poker room has been something of a long shot draw since it was opened earlier this year. The tribe has said that poker is permitted at their casino under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act,...
Phil Ivey In $5.1 Million Full Tilt Downswing
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Phil Ivey In $5.1 Million Full Tilt Downswing

September 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey resumed a substantial losing streak at Full Tilt Poker in August, as he attempted to rebound from losses totaling $5.31 million at their worst. According to data available at HighStakesDB.com, the persistent downswing...
PokerStars Names Protégés to Pair with Pros
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PokerStars Names Protégés to Pair with Pros

September 6th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars team of poker pros has plenty of names that any amateur player would love to get a few lessons from. Of course, a few hours with a top flight professional player isn’t affordable for your average Joe, even if...
Scott Seiver Makes $50K for SHRPO Third, Despite Debate
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Scott Seiver Makes $50K for SHRPO Third, Despite Debate

September 5th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Scott Seiver and the Seminole Hard Rock Casino enjoyed a dose of irony earlier this week after Seiver finished third in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) $100,000 Super High Roller event. In order to unravel the coil of...
Jason Helder Swoops WinStar Main Event for $1M
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Jason Helder Swoops WinStar Main Event for $1M

September 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The WinStar River Poker Series (WRPS) Main Event may not have been the biggest tournament poker story of the week (that honor likely goes to the $10 million guaranteed event at the Seminole Hard Rock in Florida), but it was a...