Poker

Alex Dreyfus Raises $4.9 Million To “Sportify” Poker
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Alex Dreyfus Raises $4.9 Million To “Sportify” Poker

July 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Alex Dreyfus, the serial entrepreneur who co-founded Winamax and now owns the Global Poker Index (GPI) and The Hendon Mob, is on a crusade to “sportfiy” poker and give the game the look and feel, and perhaps respect,...
Pierre Neuville Leads in WSOP Main Event As Day 6 Begins
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Pierre Neuville Leads in WSOP Main Event As Day 6 Begins

July 13th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Just days ago, the World Series of Poker Main Event had thousands of players chasing the far-off dreams of cashing, making a deep run, or perhaps in their wildest dreams, even finding a spot in the November Nine. Now, for a...
PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software
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PokerStars Announces Sweeping Changes to Third-Party Software

July 12th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars players will soon need to say goodbye to certain third-party software programs that provide data and advice, as the network has determined they give an unfair advantage. After announcing the world’s largest...
PokerStars’ Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes July 4th Hero
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PokerStars’ Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes July 4th Hero

July 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Real Madrid forward and budding bluffer Cristiano Ronaldo might be trying to perfect his poker face at the moment, but during a recent trip to Las Vegas he proved he wasn’t a dishonest person. Despite deception being a...
Lusardi Indicted In Borgata Poker Chip Fraud Case
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Lusardi Indicted In Borgata Poker Chip Fraud Case

July 10th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Christian Lusardi is finally facing charges for using counterfeit chips in the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open, as an Atlantic County grand jury has indicted him on charges of theft, trademark counterfeiting and criminal mischief....
GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong
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GVC & Amaya Lower Bid For Bwin.Party Acquisition, But Talks Look Strong

July 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC & Amaya have been interested in buying bwin.party for months, and now it looks like the deal may come together in the next few days, according to bwin’s board of directors. But the delays in the deal appear to have...
WSOP Main Event Draws 6,420 Players
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WSOP Main Event Draws 6,420 Players

July 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker Main Event rode a massive final opening day to draw a field of 6,420 players, a number that is down only slightly from the 2014 Main Event. On Tuesday’s Day 1C, a total of 3,963 players turned out to...
Cyber Attack Disrupts New Jersey Online Casinos, Hacker Demands Ransom
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Cyber Attack Disrupts New Jersey Online Casinos, Hacker Demands Ransom

July 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
A hacker performed a cyber attack on at least four online casinos in New Jersey the Thursday before the July 4th holiday resulting in the iGambling networks being sent offline. According to the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend
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WSOP, Super High Roller Bowl Highlight Busy Poker Weekend

July 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Series of Poker’s Main Event began on Sunday, but there was plenty of poker action in the Rio and elsewhere in Las Vegas before the biggest tournament of the year kicked off. This past weekend not only saw the last of...
Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner
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Ben Affleck’s Poker Habit Reportedly Led To Divorce From Jennifer Garner

July 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s relationship escalated while filming the 2003 superhero film “Daredevil,” a bit of foreshadowing perhaps that the now 42-year-old actor likes to take risks, especially when it...