Rumors

Poker Pro Rich Alati Locks Himself in a Bathroom to Win $100K
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Poker Pro Rich Alati Locks Himself in a Bathroom to Win $100K

November 30th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Rich Alati is keeping with tradition by making a $100,000 prop bet that only a professional poker player would be willing to try. Following rumors that another high stakes wager was about to go down, the other man involved, Rory...
PokerStars Vying to Create Poker 2.0 with Fusion and Virtual Reality Innovations
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PokerStars Vying to Create Poker 2.0 with Fusion and Virtual Reality Innovations

November 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is vying to change the face of online poker and take players into new realities with two major software releases. Following the unsuccessful trial of Unfold Hold’em earlier this year, PokerStars has announced the...
Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics
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Storm Brewing as Players Accuse Partypoker of Shady Tournament Tactics

October 15th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Partypoker has been accused of unfair practices after a forum poster provided third-hand evidence about the way the operator mitigates overlays. Posting under the handle pp-whistle, the unknown player said that Partypoker is...
Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio
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Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio

August 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Rumors that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to move from its current home inside the Rio have resurfaced thanks to Las Vegas blog, Vital Vegas. Posted on site’s Twitter account, the news story that Caesars Entertainment...
James Obst Retires from Poker in Search of Wimbledon Success
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James Obst Retires from Poker in Search of Wimbledon Success

July 20th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Australian poker pro James Obst may have folded his cards for the final time as he’s announced a plan to play for a place at Wimbledon. Known to many as the online MTT star Andy McLEOD, Obst has won multiple titles live and...
Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words
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Dan Bilzerian and Doug Polk Engage in Crypto War of Words

April 27th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
A seemingly innocuous tweet from Dan Bilzerian has started yet another social media feud within the poker community. Bilzerian may be known for his stream of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts featuring money, guns and...
The Best and Worst of Poker in 2017
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The Best and Worst of Poker in 2017

December 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The highs and lows from the universe of poker in 2017 were grandiose enough to land one colorful character a movie deal while giving the rest of us plenty of news to chew on and discuss at the table with friends. Here are some of...
Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers
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Las Vegas Shooter’s Video Poker Habits Give Clues But Not Answers

October 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
As stories about Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock emerge, the first bits of information available about the semi-reclusive man who killed 58 innocent concertgoers and injured nearly 500 revolve around his life as a regular...
Doug Polk Issues a $5 Million Challenge to Tom Dwan via YouTube
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Doug Polk Issues a $5 Million Challenge to Tom Dwan via YouTube

September 8th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
Social media-savvy poker pro Doug Polk has issued a $5 million high stakes challenge to one of the best no-limit hold’em heads-up players in the world, Tom Dwan. Following Dwan’s recent return to the spotlight as part...
Hints of a Takeover Emerge from Amaya Private AGM 
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Hints of a Takeover Emerge from Amaya Private AGM 

June 30th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The Amaya board recently met to discuss the future of the company but decided to keep some of the topics discussed under wraps. Although Annual General Meetings (AGMs) aren’t usually something that gets the poker community...