Poker

US Stream Set for the $10 Million Seminole Poker Open
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US Stream Set for the $10 Million Seminole Poker Open

August 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The forthcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open will received a much needed media boost recently after PokerStars.TV confirmed that it will be covering the $10 million Main Event. Not only that, but internet viewers will also be...
Reddit Says that Poker Not A Sport
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Reddit Says that Poker Not A Sport

August 24th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Is poker a sport? It’s a question that poker players have wrestled with for a number of years, but one that doesn’t appear to have a clear answer. However, thanks to Reddit, we may now have more of an idea of where...
Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments
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Allen Kessler Boycotts Quantum Reload Tournaments

August 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Quantum reload tournaments are a relatively new innovation in the world of tournament poker, allowing players to buy in at a high level to enter the tournament at a later level with more chips. But while such entries may give...
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...