Poker

How Manny Pacquiao Lost a Match to Justin Smith, Recounted on Instagram
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How Manny Pacquiao Lost a Match to Justin Smith, Recounted on Instagram

January 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Manny Pacquiao isn’t an easy man to fool. The Filipino boxer has won world championships in eight different weight divisions, having compiled a record of 57 wins, five losses, and two draws in his distinguished career. He’s...
Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal
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Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal

January 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Andy Beal was once one of the biggest names in the world of poker. About a decade ago, Beal played a series of incredibly high-stakes poker matches heads up against many of the world’s top players in the dominant form of poker...
Delaware Online Poker Down Again in December
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Delaware Online Poker Down Again in December

January 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Delaware online poker sites saw yet another money of falling revenues, as the three operators in the state combined to take in just $28,589 in December 2014. The figures, released by the Delaware State Lottery, showed a 9.6...
New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers
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New Nevada Online Poker Bill Could Wreak Havoc on Tournament Stakers

January 26th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Nevada online poker could be in for a rude shock if a new proposed State Senate bill passes. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and online poker in Nevada may both see changes if the new bill, known as Senate Bill 40 (SB 40), is...
Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind
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Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind

January 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Mississippi Grind, a new poker-themed movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, will debut at the Sundance Film Festival next week. The latest cinematic offering focusing on the world of poker will receive its maiden...
Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event
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Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event

January 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker Index (GPI) has been a point of interest ever since it was first created in conjunction with the Epic Poker League (remember that?). After the league folded, the ranking system remained, and it has been one of...
Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors
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Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors

January 23rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Amaya Gaming Group announced today it has selected former Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis as an advisor to its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Montreal, Amaya CEO David Baazov says of the appointment,...
Reggie Jones-Sawyer AB 167 in California: Soft on Bad Actors, Welcoming to PokerStars
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Reggie Jones-Sawyer AB 167 in California: Soft on Bad Actors, Welcoming to PokerStars

January 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A new California online poker bill from State Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer can now go head-to-head with one presented earlier this month by fellow Golden State Assemblyman Mike Gatto. Bill AB 167 is Jones-Sawyer’s second...
Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey
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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey

January 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Full Tilt iOS iPhone app sent numerous poker players in New Jersey into near-hysteria this week, after receiving a message announcing real-money gameplay was now being offered in their home state. “We are pleased to...
“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money
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“Homeless” Millionaire Poker Pro Faraz Jaka Featured on CNN Money

January 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Faraz Jaka, WPT champion and winner of multiple big money online poker tournaments, recently appeared on CNN’s Money show as a nomadic millionaire. Sitting in stark contrast to the usual depictions of high stakes poker...