Poker

World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India
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World Poker Tour Deal with Adda52 to Improve Poker in India

April 17th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced a multi-year deal with the largest poker website in India, Adda52.com. The site, which offers online poker games legally certified by iTech Labs, will become an official partner of the WPT...
Ivey Back in Court for Crockfords Edge-Sorting Appeal
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Ivey Back in Court for Crockfords Edge-Sorting Appeal

April 16th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Phil Ivey’s case against Crockfords returned to the Royal Courts of Justice in London, to be considered by the Court of Appeal this week. Ivey was initially unsuccessful in his attempt to sue Crockfords, one of the UK’s most...
New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry
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New Jersey Online Poker Hits a Zenith in March, Thanks to PokerStars’ Entry

April 15th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New Jersey online poker revenue is on the up, and much of the recent flurry of activity can be attributed to PokerStars, according to the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The latest round-up of stats from the...
Tiger Woods’ Poker Charity Event Returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 29, Phil Hellmuth to Host Once Again
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Tiger Woods’ Poker Charity Event Returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 29, Phil Hellmuth to Host Once Again

April 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Tiger Woods is back at it. No, not golf, but raising money for his charity, the Tiger Woods Foundation. Now in its 20th year, Tiger’s non-profit organization promotes community-based programs that allow children to prosper...
Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset
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Global Poker League Lands “Breaking Bad” Star Aaron Paul, Actor Joins Maria Ho’s LA Sunset

April 13th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League’s (GPL) objective is to grow interest in poker and transition the sport into an easily digestible format. Visionary Alexandre Dreyfus said the goal was to “sportify” the card game, but...
Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch
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Doug Polk Breaks Poker Record Live on Twitch

April 12th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Doug Polk, the high stakes cash game specialist, has proved his MTT mettle by winning PokerStars’ recent Kilimanjaro event for $162,951. Despite PokerStars’ Mountain Series generating less interest than its flagship...
Amaya Agrees To New Casino Deal for PokerStars
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Amaya Agrees To New Casino Deal for PokerStars

April 11th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya will be adding to its range of games on PokerStars and Full Tilt, but it won’t be on the poker side of its platforms. Continuing the recent trend of bolstering its non-poker options, specifically sports betting and...
Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec
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Duhamel Signs for Lotto-Quebec

April 10th, 2016 | by Angela Burke
Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion, and Canada’s only, has signed a sponsorship deal with Société des casinos du Québec (SCQ), a subsidiary of Lotto-Quebec. Duhamel, himself a Francophone native of Quebec,...
Premiership Soccer Pros Blame Poker for Poor Performances
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Premiership Soccer Pros Blame Poker for Poor Performances

April 9th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Premiership soccer players are struggling to perform on the pitch because of poker games before a match; that’s according to Graeme Law of the University of Chester. Speaking at the British Sociological Association’s...
Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key
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Global Online Poker Traffic Drops, Diversification Becomes Key

April 8th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
The global online poker industry is on a downswing, and it doesn’t look like things will be changing any time soon. At least that’s the general consensus after PokerScout released its 2016 Q1 traffic report. Keeping...