Poker

Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change
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Portland Meadows Could Lose Cash Cow Lottery Terminals if Poker Room Doesn’t Change

September 28th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
The Portland Meadows racetrack, is facing a new deadline in its ongoing battle with Oregon Lottery officials, who are continuing an effort to dismantle the city’s poker scene, claiming the largest poker room in the state’s...
Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters Purple Jacket in Style
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Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters Purple Jacket in Style

September 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Surprise package Steffen Sontheimer has won the final event of the inaugural Poker Masters and, with it, the coveted Purple Jacket. When the first Poker Master event debuted on September 13, Germany’s Sontheimer was arguably...
November 23 Court Ruling to Define Poker in India
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November 23 Court Ruling to Define Poker in India

September 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The fate of poker in India could change dramatically on November 23 when the Gujarat High Court delivers its verdict on the skill aspect of the game. Following the conclusion of three hearings on September 15, 18 and 19, Justice...
Brandon Adams Rolls Back the Years to Win Final Poker Masters Series Prelim   
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Brandon Adams Rolls Back the Years to Win Final Poker Masters Series Prelim  

September 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Masters Series has crowned its final preliminary winner ahead of the $100,000 finale which gets underway on September 18. When the final $50,000 event of Poker Central’s Poker Masters Championship got underway on...
PokerStars Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Effort
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PokerStars Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

September 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The devastation left by Hurricane Irma has sparked a tidal wave of benevolence around the world and now the online poker community has a chance to join the efforts courtesy of PokerStars. Although the full extent of the damage...
ARJEL Exec Confident Poker Sharing Deal Will be Complete by 2018   
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ARJEL Exec Confident Poker Sharing Deal Will be Complete by 2018  

September 13th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
A liquidity sharing network involving ARJEL and some of its European counterparts could be live by the first half of 2018 according to Clement Martin-Saint-Leon. Speaking at the recent World Regulatory Briefing in London,...
Molly’s Game Splits Critics With Some Seeing It as a Flop
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Molly’s Game Splits Critics With Some Seeing It as a Flop

September 11th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The long-awaited Molly’s Game has been shown to critics and movie insiders for the first time and, so far, the verdict is mixed. Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, Aaron Sorkin’s...
Doug Polk Issues a $5 Million Challenge to Tom Dwan via YouTube
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Doug Polk Issues a $5 Million Challenge to Tom Dwan via YouTube

September 8th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Social media-savvy poker pro Doug Polk has issued a $5 million high stakes challenge to one of the best no-limit hold’em heads-up players in the world, Tom Dwan. Following Dwan’s recent return to the spotlight as part...
Hacker Claims They Were Paid to Disrupt Americas Cardroom in Recent DDoS Attack   
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Hacker Claims They Were Paid to Disrupt Americas Cardroom in Recent DDoS Attack  

September 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Americas Cardroom has been hit by a professional hacker who claims to be employed by a rival site to carry out the DDoS attacks. The online poker site, which is part of the Winning Poker Network (WPN), experienced its latest...
Fedor Holz Joins the Party at partypoker
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Fedor Holz Joins the Party at partypoker

September 4th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Partypoker has signed pro player Fedor Holz in a bid to create a greater connection with the poker community and tap into the high stakes market. Following the signing of English pro Patrick Leonard back in April, 2017,...