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PokerStars New Jersey Is Tops In The State, But Not By As Much As You Might Think
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PokerStars New Jersey Is Tops In The State, But Not By As Much As You Might Think

April 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey launched a month ago but rose to the top of the Garden State traffic charts in virtually no time. The rise wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone. After all, PokerStars is the biggest brand name in online...
Hawkins Makes History with Second World Series of Poker Circuit Win
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Hawkins Makes History with Second World Series of Poker Circuit Win

April 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker Circuit has just crowned its first ever back-to-back champion in the form of Maurice Hawkins. The professional poker player from West Palm Beach, Florida, made history on the WSOP’s regional tour...
California Online Poker Bill Passes Committee Vote, But It’s Only a Small Victory
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California Online Poker Bill Passes Committee Vote, But It’s Only a Small Victory

April 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
A California online poker bill, AB 2863, passed the state Assembly Governmental Organization Committee with a unanimous 18-0 vote. That’s the good news. The bad news is Assemblyman Adam Gray still has a lot of work to do if he...
Problem Gambling Study Pins Nevada as “Most Addicted” State, Hawaii Comes in 27th
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Problem Gambling Study Pins Nevada as “Most Addicted” State, Hawaii Comes in 27th

April 27th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Problem gambling affects only about two percent of all adults in the United States, drastically less compared to alcoholism that is estimated to be more than 10 percent, but the consequences of those afflicted with excessive...
New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process
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New Jersey Online Poker Boss Says Licensing Gray Market Operators is Gray Process

April 26th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey online poker is experiencing its first-ever renaissance largely thanks to welcoming PokerStars to the confined Internet gambling territory. Revenues and profits soared in March, and the outlook is bright for the three...
Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title
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Farid Yachou Parlays World Poker Tour Win into TOC Title

April 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
The World Poker Tour’s first ever Tournament of Champions came to a conclusion on Sunday and when the confetti had fallen it was Farid Yachou standing alone as the winner. Despite some mixed reactions to the inaugural...
Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China
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Global Poker League Lands Major Media Deal in China

April 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Global Poker League (GPL) will soon be exposed to more than 40 million Chinese sports fans thanks to a recent deal with Sina Sports. Currently ranked as the leading online sports platform in China, Sina Sports boasts a daily...
Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll
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Pensioner Accused of Poker Shooting Over Stolen Bankroll

April 23rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
A poker shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, between two retired pensioners has left one woman facing charges of attempted murder and one man with a hole in his leg. Ethal Barron of Tuscaloosa was arrested by local police earlier...
Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale
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Chino Rheem Wins Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale

April 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Chino Rheem won his third WPT title on Thursday night, joining a select group of just three other players who have achieved this milestone. Rheem defeated Aditya Prasetyo heads-up at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Finale...
NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training
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NFL’s Sammy Watkins Chooses Poker Over Training

April 21st, 2016 | by Kaycee James
NFL star Sammy Watkins chose poker over training earlier this week but it’s unlikely he’ll face any disciplinary from the Buffalo Bills. Watkins, who plays as a wide receiver, has been with the Bills since 2014 after...