Poker

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...
Poker: Still America’s Favorite Card Game in 2014
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Poker: Still America’s Favorite Card Game in 2014

December 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
We love poker, as do 40 million others who say they play regularly, including 23 million in the United States. That means over 10 percent of adults in America are going all-in for their chances at a royal flush and winning the...
Unforgettable Poker Headlines from 2014
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Unforgettable Poker Headlines from 2014

December 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker headlines in 2014 varied from legal scandals and political jockeying, to corporate takeovers and international crime. Though plenty of stories surfaced over the last 12 months that will influence the game for the...
Women Who Grabbed the Poker Universe in 2014
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Women Who Grabbed the Poker Universe in 2014

December 28th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Women’s poker is a key demographic that most industry insiders would like to see grow at a faster rate than it currently is. Historically a man’s game, but the participation of women in poker has risen over the...
How the Moneymaker Effect Continued to Change Poker This Year
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How the Moneymaker Effect Continued to Change Poker This Year

December 27th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Moneymaker Effect, the legendary run by amateur Chris Moneymaker at the 2003 World Series of Poker, forever changed the game. The following year, Greg Raymer, another amateur, won the $5 million final table prize. Now a...
Online Poker: Can It Survive in the United States?
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Online Poker: Can It Survive in the United States?

December 26th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Since online poker dealt its first hand in the United States on New Year’s Day back in 1998, the game’s journey has been as unpredictable as the flop. From legality challenges and political hurdles, to dwindling...