Scandals

Phil Ivey Dismisses Borgata $9M Lawsuit Against Him
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Phil Ivey Dismisses Borgata $9M Lawsuit Against Him

July 7th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Ivey recently won his tenth WSOP bracelet, but instead of going out to celebrate, he instructed his legal team to officially dismiss the $9.6 million lawsuit brought against him by the Borgata Hotel Casino. Despite...
Michael Borovetz Admits to Running Scams at McCarran Airport
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Michael Borovetz Admits to Running Scams at McCarran Airport

July 7th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
It’s unfortunate to admit, but scammers have been (and probably always will be) a part of the gambling world, for as long as anyone can remember. Often, it’s up to the community to police the activity themselves,...
Former Jamie Gold Site Aced Poker Hits the Rail
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Former Jamie Gold Site Aced Poker Hits the Rail

July 2nd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Aced Poker, of the embattled Merge Gaming Network, has announced it is bagging up its chips for the final time and heading for the fire exit. The site will become the latest in a string of Merge skins to close its doors when it...
Jonathan Duhamel Ex Girlfriend Sprung from Pokie
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Jonathan Duhamel Ex Girlfriend Sprung from Pokie

July 1st, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The one-time girlfriend of Jonathan Duhamel and the woman who conspired to steal his 2010 WSOP Main Event bracelet, Bianca Rojas-Latraverse, has been released from jail. The Canadian siren was the mastermind behind a...
Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed
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Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed

June 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A New Jersey judge has dismissed a private lawsuit brought against the Borgata by six of the players at the controversial Borgata Winter Poker Open, held earlier in the year. The $500 + 60 NLH Big Stack event, which had a...
Body of Johannes Strassmann Found in Slovenian River
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Body of Johannes Strassmann Found in Slovenian River

June 30th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The fate of German poker pro Johannes Strassmann was sadly clarified this weekend, as a positively-identified-via-DNA-sampling body turned up in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, floating in the Ljubljanica River.  Local...
Luis Suarez Faces 4-Month Ban, Loss of 888poker Partnership
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Luis Suarez Faces 4-Month Ban, Loss of 888poker Partnership

June 28th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
When Luis Suarez decided to take a bite out of Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup last week, everyone knew that he would be facing serious consequences in the world of soccer. But what’s quickly becoming apparent is that...
888 Poker Questions Luis Suárez Relationship After Bite
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888 Poker Questions Luis Suárez Relationship After Bite

June 26th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez is a study in contrasts. He’s certainly one of the most talented soccer (or football, if you prefer) players in the world, and has had many great moments for both his country and his club...
Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine
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Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine

June 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson, the casino impresario whose stance against the online poker world has made him a veritable villain among many Internet gambling fans, has recently been fined for allowing underage gambling in one of his casinos,...
Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail
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Online Poker Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff May Escape Jail

June 3rd, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Despite once facing the threat of 76 years in jail for fraud, money-laundering and the illegal possession of over $1 billion, Daniel Tzvetkoff, the Australian former businessman and playboy whose testimony brought down three of...