Poker

Big Names Secure Big Wins at EPT Monte Carlo
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Big Names Secure Big Wins at EPT Monte Carlo

April 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars’ European Poker Tour (EPT) Monte Carlo has seen the the great and the good ante up in Monaco’s high-end principality. Often regarded as one of the highlights of the EPT calendar, the 2018 Monte Carlo event got...
Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words
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Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words

April 27th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
A seemingly innocuous tweet from Dan Bilzerian has started yet another social media feud within the poker community. Bilzerian may be known for his stream of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts featuring money, guns and...
Sharing is Caring as WSOP.com Marks Tristate Poker with $15 Million Party
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Sharing is Caring as WSOP.com Marks Tristate Poker with $15 Million Party

April 25th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com is set to celebrating the merging of players from three US states with an enhanced tournament schedule boasting $15 million in added value. Dubbed the “$15 Million Summer”, the latest selection of promotions and...
The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming
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The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming

April 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Sky Poker is set to become a stablemate of PokerStars after The Stars Group agreed a $4.7 billion deal with CVC Capital Partners. Following an April 21 article from Reuters, mainstream media outlets in the UK have with run with...
First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers
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First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers

April 20th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The first French and Spanish Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has proved to be a hit after the 100+ tournaments attracted buy-ins worth more than $12 million. Running between March 25 and April 9, the online festival...
Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000
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Jaime Staples Accepts Weight Loss Bet 2.0 for $150,000

April 18th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pro Jaime Staples has agreed another big money weight loss bet less than a month after dropping 115.7 pounds and picking up $150,000. Announcing the news via Twitter, Staples confirmed that he would once again be working in...
Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites
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Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites

April 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Caesars Interactive Entertainment is planning to launch its new cross-border poker platforms in the US on May 1. Reported by New Jersey gaming correspondent Wayne Parry on April 16, the news is the first confirmed action since...
Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli
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Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli

April 13th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros Erik Seidel and John Juanda are suing a fellow player for more than $1 million after falling victims to an alleged Super Bowl ticket scam. Following the indictment of high stakes gambler Seyad Reza Ali Fazeli (aka Ali...
Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers   
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Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers  

April 11th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has announced the launch of a new tournament currency designed to give players more flexibility when it comes to spending their satellite prizes. At a time when alternative cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are all the...
Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State
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Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State

April 9th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
A court ruling against Big Fish Games has forced PokerStars to close its free play platform in Washington State. Following the recent ruling that social casino games violate local gambling laws, the worlds largest poker operator...