Poker

Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?
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Is Dave Ulliott a Sure Bet for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame?

September 12th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The annual Poker Hall of Fame has just announced its list of finalists and this year the UK’s Dave Ulliott looks to be one of the early betting favorites. Following public nominations and an internal vetting process, the...
Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?
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Did David Baazov Receive Kickbacks for Inside Info on Amaya?

September 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya’s former CEO David Baazov may have been receiving financial rewards in return for passing on sensitive company information to his friends, family and traders. The allegations made by the L’Autorite des marches...
Delaware Online Poker And iGaming Show Strong Growth Streaks In July
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Delaware Online Poker And iGaming Show Strong Growth Streaks In July

September 7th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Delaware online poker continued strong growth in July and even managed to post record profits for the month. Summer is often a time when online bettors step out into the sunlight and do something else with their spare time. This...
Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000
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Ted Forrest Charged with Defrauding Wynn for $270,000

September 5th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Ted Forrest, a six-time WSOP bracelet winner, has been accused of trying to defraud the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas by using checks he wasn’t able to cash. According to a criminal complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice...
Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site
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Phil Galfond to Shake Up Industry with New Poker Site

September 2nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond is preparing to launch his own online poker site and he wants it to be a platform that’s by players and for players. With more than $10 million in online cash game earnings, $2.3 million in live earnings and a...
2017 Aussie Millions to Become Standalone Event
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2017 Aussie Millions to Become Standalone Event

August 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions, one of the most prestigious poker festivals on the calendar, is returning to its roots and becoming a standalone event. Since launching in 1998, the Crown Casino’s Aussie Millions has not only be a...
Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars
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Gus Hansen Makes a Triumphant Return to PokerStars

August 29th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Gus Hansen is back on the online poker scene despite being more than $21 million in the hole. At one point in time Hansen was one of the most active high stakes poker players in the world. Often engaging in marathon sessions on...
ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6
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ESPN’s WSOP Broadcasts Kick Off on September 6

August 26th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might already be a distant memory for some, but ESPN is preparing to rerun some of the action across its two main stations. While the November Nine are busy preparing for their moment in the...
California Online Poker Bill Flatlines for 2016, Despite Revival Efforts
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California Online Poker Bill Flatlines for 2016, Despite Revival Efforts

August 24th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker is now on life support until 2017, at least. The latest measure that could have legalized the game in the Golden State is still in a coma and unlikely to come out of it before the end of this year. The...
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial
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Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva Claims Innocence in Strip Poker Trial

August 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Stockton, California Mayor Anthony Silva has pleaded not guilty to charges of playing strip poker with a group of minors. Back at the start of August Silva was hit with a string of charges relating to an alleged game of strip...