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PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week
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PokerStars New Jersey Claims Top Spot in Garden State After First Full Week

March 31st, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars New Jersey is the most popular online poker destination in the state. After just one full week of operation, the network is averaging more cash game players on its seven-day average than the WSOP/888 and Party Borgata...
Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila
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Terrence Chan Scores Another MMA Win in Manila

March 30th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Terrance Chan recently took part in his sixth mixed martial arts (MMA) bout and came through the experience without a single cut. Competing at 125 pounds under the Underground Battle MMA banner (which is part of World...
Amaya CEO David Baazov Takes Voluntary Leave of Absence Amid Insider Trading Allegations
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Amaya CEO David Baazov Takes Voluntary Leave of Absence Amid Insider Trading Allegations

March 29th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya CEO David Baazov is taking an indefinite paid leave of absence from the company he founded in 2004 as a financial investigation into his possible role in an alleged insider trading scheme lingers. “Mr. Baazov is...
Daniel Negreanu Responds to Online Critics of PokerStars Rake Increase
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Daniel Negreanu Responds to Online Critics of PokerStars Rake Increase

March 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Daniel Negreanu has been between a rock and a hard place for several months as sentiment among online poker players and their beloved PokerStars platform has reached nearly a tipping point of confrontation. Following changes to...
SportAccord to Accept Poker as a Sport
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SportAccord to Accept Poker as a Sport

March 27th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
SportAccord, the international body tasked with uniting Olympic and non-Olympic sports, looks set to accept the International Federation of Poker’s (IFP) Match Poker variant as a sport. While some players may still argue...
New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement
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New York Online Poker Odds Could Improve, Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports Settlement

March 26th, 2016 | by Jason Reynolds
New York online poker odds might have improved this week, following a deal reached between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports (DFS) market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel. On Monday, Schneiderman and...
Amaya Stock Downgraded by Moody’s as Insider Trading Allegations Linger
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Amaya Stock Downgraded by Moody’s as Insider Trading Allegations Linger

March 25th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya stock is currently listed at $11.71 on the Nasdaq stock exchange, 17.5 percent lower than it was earlier this week. Trading is closed Friday to honor the Christian holiday Good Friday, but when the market reopens on Monday,...
World Poker Tour Champions Event to offer $100K Overlay
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World Poker Tour Champions Event to offer $100K Overlay

March 24th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The World Poker Tour’s inaugural Tournament of Champions (TOC) is set to get underway on April 22 with more than $100,000 in added value for the returning champs. When the WPT TOC at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...
Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators
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Insider Trading Charges Aimed at Amaya CEO David Baazov by Quebec Regulators

March 23rd, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Insider trading charges are serious business, and today is probably not the best day ever for Canadian gaming company Amaya’s CEO David Baazov. In the same week that Amaya launched its US PokerStars client in the now legal and...
Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike
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Negreanu Caught in the Crossfire as PokerStars Announces Rake Hike

March 22nd, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars recently announced that it’s changing its rake pricing structure from March 28 and Daniel Negreanu appears to have taken the brunt of the criticism on Twitter this week. While New Jersey natives were celebrating...