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    Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op
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    Paul Phua Reportedly Arrested in Malaysia in 2004 for Illegal Sports Book Op

    January 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
    Paul Phua, the multimillionaire businessman and high-stakes poker player currently embroiled in an illegal sports betting case out of Las Vegas, was reportedly already charged with similar offenses in Malaysia 11 years ago....
    Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal
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    Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million from Andy Beal

    January 27th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
    Andy Beal was once one of the biggest names in the world of poker. About a decade ago, Beal played a series of incredibly high-stakes poker matches heads up against many of the world’s top players in the dominant form of poker...
    Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind
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    Ryan Reynolds Stars in New Poker Movie: Mississippi Grind

    January 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
    Mississippi Grind, a new poker-themed movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, will debut at the Sundance Film Festival next week. The latest cinematic offering focusing on the world of poker will receive its maiden...
    Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event
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    Global Poker Index Announces Finalized Rosters for Masters Event

    January 24th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
    The Global Poker Index (GPI) has been a point of interest ever since it was first created in conjunction with the Epic Poker League (remember that?). After the league folded, the ranking system remained, and it has been one of...
    Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors
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    Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors

    January 23rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    Amaya Gaming Group announced today it has selected former Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis as an advisor to its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Montreal, Amaya CEO David Baazov says of the appointment,...
    Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey
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    Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey

    January 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
    The Full Tilt iOS iPhone app sent numerous poker players in New Jersey into near-hysteria this week, after receiving a message announcing real-money gameplay was now being offered in their home state. “We are pleased to...
    Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges
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    Dan Bilzerian Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Felony Charges

    January 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    Dan Bilzerian may be the “King of Instagram,” but he’s now facing some pretty serious charges in court. Officials allege that Bilzerian and a friend illegally blew up the cab of a tractor-trailer using homemade...
    Is Amaya’s Share Buy Back a Hint PokerStars’ US Return is Close?
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    Is Amaya’s Share Buy Back a Hint PokerStars’ US Return is Close?

    January 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    Could Amaya Gaming’s recent pledge to buy back almost CA$165 million worth of its own shares be a sign that PokerStars and Full Tilt are set for big things in 2015? A recent statement by the company has outlined that over...
    Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter
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    Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter

    January 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
    Paul Phua, the millionaire businessman with a penchant for poker, can’t seem to decide how to play his hand at the moment; or at least, his legal defense team seems to be having second thoughts. In fact, after being...
    Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions
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    Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions

    January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
    Dan Colman, poker player and part-time political commentator, might divided opinion when he’s away from the felt, but when it came to naming 2014’s Player of the Year he was the only pro in the running. Owing to his...