Scandals

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...