Poker

Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas
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Ultimate Poker Online to Partner with El Cortez in Las Vegas

July 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When it comes to online gambling in Nevada, it’s going to be hard for any one casino or brand to overtake Caesars’ World Series of Poker (WSOP.com) site. So to go up against such a giant in the poker world, one...
Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive
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Alix Tichelman Charged in Heroin Death of Google Executive

July 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Just weeks ago, poker playing CEO Bart Tichelman was busy cashing in another World Series of Poker event. Now, he’s watching as his daughter is facing charges related to the death of a senior executive at Google. Alix...
Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine
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Mark Newhouse Makes History for WSOP ME November Nine

July 16th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
These days, the World Series of Poker Main Event regularly attracts over 6,000 players. That has led many players to simultaneously regard it as a great value (thanks to all of the weaker players who participate just to...
Poker High-Roller Paul Phua Arrested for Illegal Sports Betting
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Poker High-Roller Paul Phua Arrested for Illegal Sports Betting

July 15th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker whale Paul Phua, one of the driving forces behind the Macau “Big Game,” was arrested over the weekend for allegedly running an illegal World Cup sports betting ring on the Las Vegas strip. According to a...
Argentina Trying to Bring Order to Online Poker Disorder
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Argentina Trying to Bring Order to Online Poker Disorder

July 14th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker in Argentina could be in for a shake-up in the near future if the Board of the Association of Lotteries, Pools and Casinos (ALEA) has its way. According to recent reports, the non-profit trade organization is...
European Commission Pushes for Online Gambling Warnings
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European Commission Pushes for Online Gambling Warnings

July 14th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
European players, your online poker may soon come with a health warning, if the bureaucrats in Brussels get their way. According to Reuters, the European Commission is to urge EU countries to add warning messages to online...
Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG
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Boeree, Gruissem Among Poker Pros in New Charity Org REG

July 13th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Despite being a game based on manipulation, deception and, ultimately, taking other people’s money, poker and its inner circle have always had a strong tradition of generosity towards worthy causes. From charity tournaments...
Nevada Approves First Online Poker Network by 888
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Nevada Approves First Online Poker Network by 888

July 12th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Nevada Gaming Control Board this week gave provisional approval to a player pool-sharing network that could be the blueprint for interstate online poker liquidity-sharing between Nevada and Delaware. The system, created by...
Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Coming to Binion’s
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Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament Coming to Binion’s

July 11th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
When Chad Brown lost his battle with cancer earlier this month, the entire poker world was united in honoring one of the most well-respected members of their community. Brown received an honorary World Series of Poker bracelet...
Dutch Boyd Apologizes to Mason Malmuth for Domain Squatting
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Dutch Boyd Apologizes to Mason Malmuth for Domain Squatting

July 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The legal battle between poker player Dutch Boyd and Two Plus Two Publishing hasn’t exactly been setting the poker world on fire over the last five years, but it has been one of the longer-running unresolved legal feuds in...