Scandals

Friends Say Dan Bilzerian is “Distressed” Following Arrest
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Friends Say Dan Bilzerian is “Distressed” Following Arrest

December 17th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Dan Bilzerian, the poker player and social media entertainer has spoken to People Magazine about his recent arrest at LAX airport. The son of millionaire corporate takeover specialist, Paul Bilzerian, was charged with possessing...
Winning Poker Network $1 Million Guaranteed Disrupted by Hackers
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Winning Poker Network $1 Million Guaranteed Disrupted by Hackers

December 15th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Winning Poker Network’s (WPN) bold attempt to stage the biggest online poker tournament available to US players since the departure of PokerStars and Full Tilt lay in ruins on Sunday night and may have been derailed by a...
DDOS Attack on Online Gaming Site Knocks Sweden Offline
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DDOS Attack on Online Gaming Site Knocks Sweden Offline

December 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Online poker players were out of luck as a massive DDOS attack on an unnamed Internet gaming site knocked most of Sweden offline this week. The attack, the scale of which has seldom been seen before, crippled Sweden’s largest...
Amaya Montreal Headquarters Raided by Securities Regulators
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Amaya Montreal Headquarters Raided by Securities Regulators

December 12th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya Gaming Group confirmed this week that its Montreal headquarters were raided by Quebec financial regulators seeking information related to its $4.9 billion acquisition of Rational Group in June of 2014. The PokerStars and...
Dan Bilzerian Bad Boy Streak Continues with Bomb Making Arrest
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Dan Bilzerian Bad Boy Streak Continues with Bomb Making Arrest

December 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Bad boy poker player Dan Bilzerian was arrested by police at LAX on Tuesday night, charged with the possession bomb-making equipment. According to the criminal complaint, it seems Bilzerian had been illegally dabbling with...
PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe
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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe

December 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PrivateTable.com, brought to you by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, appears to be pressing ahead with its launch, despite facing an imminent legal challenge from the State of California, which wants to pull...
Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud
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Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud

December 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
An unnamed Danish poker player has been accused of online fraud by Denmark’s Economic Crimes Department, which says that the player may have cheated in high-stakes games by planting a Trojan horse program on the computers...
Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust
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Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust

December 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua and his son Darren will plead not guilty to charges that they operated an illegal sports betting ring out of a Caesars Palace villa this summer, a decision that will send the case to trial. The two Phuas are the only...
Daniel Negreanu Strikes Back at Victoria Coren PokerStars Exit
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Daniel Negreanu Strikes Back at Victoria Coren PokerStars Exit

December 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Daniel Negreanu took to his blog at Full Contact Poker to talk about his feelings on poker and gambling in a message that seemed like a direct response to Victoria Coren Mitchell‘s recent decision to leave PokerStars....
Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament
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Albert Riera Sacked by Italian Soccer Club Over Poker Tournament

December 2nd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Albert Riera, a winger for Italian soccer club Udinese, has reportedly had his contract with the club terminated because of his decision to attend a poker tournament in Slovenia rather than attend the team’s match against...