Poker

Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase
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Bitcoin Online Poker Transactions Refused by Coinbase

August 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Bitcoin seems ideal for online poker in many ways: it’s a virtual currency that usually comes with a high degree of anonymity, while also giving American players a way around financial institutions that can’t legally...
PokerStars Confiscating Funds of Americans Playing for Real Money
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PokerStars Confiscating Funds of Americans Playing for Real Money

August 21st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When PokerStars was forced out of the American market by the US Department of Justice after Black Friday, many poker players in the United States looked for ways around this restriction. PokerStars itself was willing to keep...
Live Poker Tournaments Breaking Attendance Records
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Live Poker Tournaments Breaking Attendance Records

August 21st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Live poker tournaments first started seeing their numbers explode about a decade ago, when online poker satellites allowed players to earn seats from the comforts of their own homes. Now, with global online poker traffic...
Phil Hellmuth’s Ice Bucket Challenge
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Phil Hellmuth’s Ice Bucket Challenge

August 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is currently sweeping the globe like a wave of water-fuelled benevolence and in the last 48 hours it finally infiltrated the poker world. After targeting some of the world’s biggest stars,...
Santa Ysabel Online Poker Site to Offer Real Money Play
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Santa Ysabel Online Poker Site to Offer Real Money Play

August 20th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel made the bold move to launch an online poker site despite the fact that California hasn’t yet regulated the industry (and won’t be doing so this year). This led to plenty of questions...
Richard Roeper Among Celebrities on Poker Night in America
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Richard Roeper Among Celebrities on Poker Night in America

August 19th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Poker Night in America wouldn’t have been a notable television show a few years ago, when high stakes cash games sponsored by major poker sites doted the late-night television landscape. These days, however, the amount of...
Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet
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Daniel Negreanu’s $1 Million Poker Bet

August 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Kid Poker, Daniel Negreanu, recently set out to prove he’s a man by putting up $1 million to prove he can beat the toughest online cash games in the world. By now we all know that Daniel Negreanu is one of game’s...
Ulimate Poker Culls Sponsored Pros
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Ulimate Poker Culls Sponsored Pros

August 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
It’s night of the long knives at down at Ultimate Poker; the site culled over half of its Team U of sponsored pros this week, representing a change in marketing strategy, perhaps, for America’s first ever legal online...
“Gutshot Straight” To Be Latest in Poker Movie Pantheon
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“Gutshot Straight” To Be Latest in Poker Movie Pantheon

August 18th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
In most poker games, a “gutshot straight” is something of a long shot, and certainly not a safe bet. That might be an appropriate analogy for an upcoming movie of the same name, which hasn’t garnered a lot of...
ESPN Airs Daniel Colman One Drop Victory Non-Reaction
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ESPN Airs Daniel Colman One Drop Victory Non-Reaction

August 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When professional poker player Daniel Colman won the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop over a month ago, many in the poker world were somewhat dismayed by his lack of celebration after his win, which earned him $15.3...