Poker

New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts
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New York Online Poker Given Boost by MGM Resorts

October 14th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker may still seem like a pipe dream, but with MGM Resorts backing the plan, it’s a dream that could yet materialize. That’s because MGM wants online poker in New York, and is the source behind a...
PKR Shuts Down Italian Online Poker Client for Good
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PKR Shuts Down Italian Online Poker Client for Good

October 14th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PKR has ceased its operations in Italy and shut down its Italian online poker client indefinitely. The British company, which offers immersive, 3D online poker, stated that its continued presence in a declining...
George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014
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George Danzer Wins Third WSOP Bracelet of 2014

October 13th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
George Danzer won his third World Series of Poker bracelet of 2014 at the WSOP-Asia-Pacific Poker series, taking down the A$5,000 ($4,385) Eight-Game Mixed tournament in Australia to win A$84,600 ($74,200). The win makes Danzer...
PPA Takes Confusing Stance on Federal Gambling Bill Ban
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PPA Takes Confusing Stance on Federal Gambling Bill Ban

October 13th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Executive Director John Pappas says that it plans to fight any bill that seeks to ban online gambling that might be discussed during the upcoming lame duck session of Congress, even if that bill...
Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC
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Jeff Lisandro Wins 6th Bracelet at WSOP APAC

October 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Jeff Lisandro capped a busy week at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) by taking down his sixth WSOP bracelet. Lisandro, one of the legends of Australian poker, earned his latest triumph by taking down the A$1,650...
UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court
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UK Gambling Act Gibraltar Challenge Rejected by High Court

October 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The UK Gambling Act will go into effect on November 1, despite a challenge to its legality from the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA).A High Court judge in London has rejected the GBGA legal challenge to the new UK...
Bodog Exec Calvin Ayre Wanted on Wire Act Charges
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Bodog Exec Calvin Ayre Wanted on Wire Act Charges

October 10th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Bodog exec Calvin Ayre is a wanted man, it seems. And so are some of Ayre’s colleagues, according to the feds. Federal prosecutors in Maryland are renewing their ambitions to have the owners of Bodog (Bovada) extradited to...
Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders
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Swedish Authorities Scour Social Media for Poker Tax Evaders

October 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
If you’re a poker tax evader in Sweden, listen up: you could be on a Wanted List in the Skandie country. The Swedish tax authority, known as Skatteverket, is searching for information on poker players who have collected big...
WSOP Player of the Year Down to Shack-Harris, Danzer
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WSOP Player of the Year Down to Shack-Harris, Danzer

October 9th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The 2014 World Series of Poker Player of the Year race could produce some high drama at the WSOP Asia-Pacific, as the top two players, Brandon Shack-Harris and George Danzer, have gone back and forth in their efforts to secure...
Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London
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Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 in London

October 9th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Daniel Colman has won yet another high-roller poker tournament, continuing an amazing run that has seen him scoop over $22 million in tournament play so far in 2014. Colman’s latest victory came at the World Poker Tour...