Poker

WSOP Wrap Up: Danzer First Two-Time Winner of 2014
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WSOP Wrap Up: Danzer First Two-Time Winner of 2014

June 24th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
This year’s World Series of Poker has mostly belonged to established names. Going into the $10,000 Seven Card Stud High-Low Eight-or-Better Championship, there had already been 13 winners who already owned at least one WSOP...
Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act
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Gibraltar BGA Challenges 2014 UK Gambling Act

June 23rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has written to the UK government, claiming that imminent changes to the country’s gambling laws not only threaten UK consumers, but are illegal under European law. The...
WSOP Big One for One Drop: Negreanu In, Hellmuth Maybe
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WSOP Big One for One Drop: Negreanu In, Hellmuth Maybe

June 23rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu and Isaac Haxton topped the recent list of players confirmed for this year’s Big One for One Drop. The $1 million WSOP event is less than a week away, and following a flurry of registration activity, the...
888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets
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888 Poker CEO Wants PokerStars Back in US Markets

June 22nd, 2014 | by Kaycee James
In the fight over online poker in the United States, one of the major battlegrounds has been deciding just who gets to participate in this very lucrative market. In most cases, some sort of “bad actor” clause has been...
“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof
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“Bad Actor” California Poker Bills Unconstitutional, Says Prof

June 21st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Laurence H. Tribe, a renowned Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard, and Barack Obama’s mentor when he was a Law undergraduate there, has branded “bad actor” clauses in two California poker bills flaky and...
Tobey Maguire’s Poker Face Revealed By Molly Bloom
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Tobey Maguire’s Poker Face Revealed By Molly Bloom

June 20th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Tobey Maguire, one of Hollywood’s top acting talents, was publicly lambasted recently by self-proclaimed “Poker Princess”, Molly Bloom, after their high stakes poker relationship went sour. Following her...
PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase
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PokerStars Fields Players, Regulators After Amaya Purchase

June 19th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
When the Rational Group was purchased by Amaya Gaming for $4.9 billion, there was no doubt that it would rock the online gambling landscape in any number of ways. But with only a quick reference to uninterrupted service for...
Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill
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Pennsylvania Senate Introduces Online Poker Bill

June 19th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Pennsylvania has long been rumored to be one of the next states that could take up some form of online gambling. For a while now, the word has been that they were studying what was happening in New Jersey and other states before...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend

June 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Online poker revenues in New Jersey have fallen for the second consecutive month, according to figures released this week by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in its May report. Numbers in May dipped by...
Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming
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Regulation Clock is Ticking for Portuguese Online Gaming

June 17th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The fate of online poker in Portugal should be decided in the coming weeks, unless the game’s opposition throw up any significant political hurdles. Following mounting pressure from the forces responsible for the...