Poker

Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction
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Marcel Luske Sues PokerStars Over Tournament Rule Infraction

August 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Marcel Luske and PokerStars could be set to clash in court over an apparent infringement of copyright laws. According to Luske, PokerStars reneged on a deal that allowed it to use the International Poker Rules as outlined by the...
Jason Somerville Drops Logic Bombs During CNBC Debate
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Jason Somerville Drops Logic Bombs During CNBC Debate

August 10th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Jason Somerville has taken the fight for regulated poker in the US to CNBC with an appearance on the network’s Power Lunch program. Appearing on the show alongside anti-online poker advocate Rev. James Butler, Somerville...
High Stakes Poker Player Andy Beal Becomes Trump Advisor
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High Stakes Poker Player Andy Beal Becomes Trump Advisor

August 8th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Andy Beal, the billionaire businessman and poker enthusiast, is part of Donald Trump’s new economic advisory team. Beal will be best known to poker fans as the man who took on a collective of high stakes poker pros (known...
Is Jason Mercier a Junkie? ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Thinks he Might Be
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Is Jason Mercier a Junkie? ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Thinks he Might Be

August 3rd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Jason Mercier might have been the hottest player at this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP), but according to ESPN’s Dan Le Batard he might be more like a drug addict than a professional. After being invited on...
Chinese Consortium Nabs Caesars’ Playtika in $4.4 Billion Deal
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Chinese Consortium Nabs Caesars’ Playtika in $4.4 Billion Deal

August 1st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The social gaming arm of Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE), Playtika, has been purchased by a Chinese consortium for $4.4 billion. CIE is owned by Caesars Acquisition Co and Caesars Entertainment Corp. and currently offers...
2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records
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2016 WSOP Broke All Sorts of Records

July 31st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The 2016 WSOP concluded last week, sans the Main Event final table in October. By all accounts, the 47th annual summer series was a rousing success. Never before has the series had more entrants over the course of the summer than...
Mike Pence Supports Sheldon Adelson’s Online Poker Ban
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Mike Pence Supports Sheldon Adelson’s Online Poker Ban

July 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Mike Pence agrees with Sheldon Adelson that online poker has no place in American culture. But Donald Trump doesn’t appear to have anti-Internet poker attached to his platform. Pence is Trump’s running mate heading into the...
Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention
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Daniel Negreanu Faces Backlash from Donald Trump Supporters During Democratic National Convention

July 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Love him or hate him, Daniel Negreanu isn’t afraid to speak his mind. The poker sensation recently became an American citizen. Part of what made him so excited to gain citizenship was the ability to vote against Donald Trump in...
Could 888 and William Hill Engage in Second Round of Merger Talks
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Could 888 and William Hill Engage in Second Round of Merger Talks

July 27th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
888 and William Hill could be set to merge if the latter decides the deal is sweet enough to advance its position in the iGaming market. By the close of 2015 one of the stories of the year was the mergers between some of the...
PokerStars International Cash Game Traffic Down, New Jersey Posts Solid First Quarter
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PokerStars International Cash Game Traffic Down, New Jersey Posts Solid First Quarter

July 25th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars, the world’s most popular online poker site, has seen its global cash game traffic decline but the New Jersey client posted a solid first quarter. It’s been an interesting few months for PokerStars. The company...