Poker

Ivey League and Global Poker Index Align Forces
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Ivey League and Global Poker Index Align Forces

August 4th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The Global Poker Index exists to highlight the best tournament poker players in the world. Phil Ivey is a name that’s always at or near the top of any poker list. So it’s only natural that the two would find a way to...
Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star
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Daniel Negreanu Ranks as Top Social Media Star

August 4th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
A new feature on the PokerStars blog, The Social Power Table, rates poker players on their social media “value,” with Daniel Negreanu, perhaps somewhat predictably, coming out on top, while Phil Ivey is snapping at...
Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire
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Michigan Charity Poker Tournaments Under Fire

August 3rd, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
There’s a charity poker war going on Michigan. Aces Gaming, the largest supplier of poker equipment to charity the state’s poker tournaments, is the latest company to have its license suspended under a state gaming...
Phil Ivey, Daniel Cates Post Another $2 Million Bail for Friends
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Phil Ivey, Daniel Cates Post Another $2 Million Bail for Friends

August 2nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey no doubt has many virtues, but being a generous friend in need must be at the top of the list based on a recent string of events involving fellow poker pro Paul Phua, his son Darren Phua, and now a few more poker...
Bad Beat Costs Player $1 Million One Drop Buy-in
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Bad Beat Costs Player $1 Million One Drop Buy-in

August 1st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Connor Drinan might not be the first poker player to suffer a horrific bad beat, but when it costs you $1 million smackaroos, you have earned the right to whine a little bit more than the next guy, right? Let’s face it,...
Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone
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Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone

August 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
“The next lot is 5,076 Full Tilt Poker-branded ‘cat stress relievers.’ Shall we start the bidding at $100?” Yes, folks, you, too, have the chance to get your hands on some of the slightly more bonkers...
Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High
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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High

July 31st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker is the undisputed king of poker events. It draws more players, and awards bigger prizes, than any other festival, and makes the winners into household names in the poker community. It’s also a boon...
Betfair Online to Remain with Trump in New Jersey
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Betfair Online to Remain with Trump in New Jersey

July 30th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While the news that Betfair’s New Jersey poker platform has garnered just $48 (yes, you read that right) in gross gaming revenue so far in 2014 had the poker forums reeling in disbelief earlier this month, the UK...
Amaya Gaming Gets Universal OK for PokerStars Purchase
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Amaya Gaming Gets Universal OK for PokerStars Purchase

July 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
When the Amaya Gaming Group agreed to buy the Rational Group and its PokerStars and Full Tilt brands for a price of $4.9 billion, they were certainly taking some major risks. But gaining the trust of regulators worldwide...
Include Racing Industry for California Online Poker, Says PPA
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Include Racing Industry for California Online Poker, Says PPA

July 29th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
One of the ongoing mantras about the difficulty of getting online poker to work in California is the fact that there are just so many different players involved in the gaming industry there. There are the card clubs, which offer...