Poker

Cord Garcia Wins WSOP Colossus
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Cord Garcia Wins WSOP Colossus

June 4th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Colossus has set records with its fields, created long lines for payouts, and caused controversy with its payout structure. Now, the biggest event in live poker history has done the most important thing any tournament can do:...
Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High
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Beating the Odds, Paul Phua, David Baazov Still Flying High

June 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Paul Phua and David Baazov are proof that if you never let the naysayers get you down, you can sometimes beat them at their own game. Of course, it helps if you have arguably the world’s best defense attorney and/or run a...
Robert Mizrachi Among Early WSOP 2015 Bracelet Winners
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Robert Mizrachi Among Early WSOP 2015 Bracelet Winners

June 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The poker-playing Mizrachi clan has another WSOP bracelet to celebrate, and we’re only one week into the World Series of Poker 2015. One of the best things about the tournament series is that it provides a chance for the...
WSOP Colossus Pulls in Record Players, But Disappoints in Payout Structure
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WSOP Colossus Pulls in Record Players, But Disappoints in Payout Structure

June 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
World Series of Poker 2015’s Colossus is proving to be a massive tournament for the WSOP, breaking records left and right thanks to its massive field. Unfortunately, one aspect of the tournament hasn’t quite lived up to...
California Online Poker Bill AB 431 Passes Second Committee
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California Online Poker Bill AB 431 Passes Second Committee

May 30th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker bill AB 431 cleared its second hurdle this week as the state’s Assembly Appropriations Committee unanimously passed the measure with 14 votes in favor, zero in opposition, and three members choosing...
2008 WSOP Finalist Ivan Demidov Received No Money
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2008 WSOP Finalist Ivan Demidov Received No Money

May 29th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The 2015 World Series of Poker is now officially underway and, with thoughts of the Main Event already entering the community’s psyche, a number of stories from the past have come to the fore. One such story that has hung...
Amaya Receives Nasdaq Approval, Trading to Commence June 8
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Amaya Receives Nasdaq Approval, Trading to Commence June 8

May 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya Inc. is finally going to enter the United States, although not just yet with its PokerStars and Full Tilt online poker networks, but through Nasdaq, the second-largest stock exchange by market capitalization in the world....
Paul Phua FBI Evidence Bungle May Clear Poker Player Entirely
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Paul Phua FBI Evidence Bungle May Clear Poker Player Entirely

May 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Paul Phua’s legal team of David Chesnoff and company may have played its trump card this week, as the judge presiding over the case has dismissed yet another round of the FBI’s evidence against the high roller. But to...
WSOP 2015 Begins with Casino Employee and $5K NLH Events and Lots of Colossus Buzz
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WSOP 2015 Begins with Casino Employee and $5K NLH Events and Lots of Colossus Buzz

May 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Say hello again to WSOP 2015: the much-anticipated World Series of Poker is now in semi-full swing at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. WSOP features over 60 events, tens of millions of dollars in prizes, and the...
Fourth Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Coming To State Legislature
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Fourth Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill Coming To State Legislature

May 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Pennsylvania already has three bills waiting in the wings that would potentially regulate online poker in the state. If that wasn’t enough, a fourth bill is apparently coming soon, this time from a state senator who wishes to...