Poker

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...
New Jersey Online Gambling Revenue Hits New High
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New Jersey Online Gambling Revenue Hits New High

August 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey’s online gambling industry reached new heights in July according to the latest revenue report from state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement. Released on August 12, the new figures show that July’s...
Doyle Brunson Escapes Robbery and Issues Warning to Would Be Criminals
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Doyle Brunson Escapes Robbery and Issues Warning to Would Be Criminals

August 15th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Doyle Brunson, the godfather or poker, appears to have been the intended target for a robbery that wouldn’t look out of place in a mafia movie. Tweeting about the incident, Brunson explained that a police officer visited...
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...