It may not feel like it, but we have come to the final couple of weeks of the 2022 World Series of Poker. The indicator of this is that Sunday will mark the start of the crown jewel of the schedule, the $10,000 Championship Event. The first of three-Day Ones will take to the felt… Read more »

The 2022 World Series of Poker has been groundbreaking in several areas. The throngs that have returned to the new home of the WSOP, Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas, have brought outstanding poker to fans. Early Friday morning, another page was written in the history books as Dan Cates became the first back-to-back champion of… Read more »

It has been an eventful weekend at the 2022 World Series of Poker. One Poker Hall of Famer has added to his legacy while another came up just short of the top prize. Eli Elezra captured his fifth bracelet in his storied career by keeping David ‘Chino’ Rheem from capturing his first bracelet early Saturday… Read more »

The 2022 World Series of Poker might have been dominating the headlines, but it is not like the planet stopped rotating. There has been some other news that has penetrated the WSOP bubble, which we will look at here in today’s version of “In Case You Missed It!” PokerStars Bans Players Who Cheat Online It… Read more »

No rest for the weary The World Series of Poker has released the 2022-2023 WSOP Circuit schedule, which kicks off as soon as this summer’s WSOP ends. The first stop is at Choctaw Durant in Oklahoma, just north of the Texas border, about an hour and a half from Dallas. All told, there are 25… Read more »

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Online poker players in Ontario, Canada have a nice, new option. On Tuesday, PokerStars announced that it has launched in the province after having its license approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). And it’s not just poker either; PokerStars is offering casino games and sports betting, as well. “In many respects… Read more »

Poker Strategy

It is something that many consider, especially when things are going well on the poker tables. “Hey, I could quit my job tomorrow and start playing poker for a living!” It might seem like a great idea – give up all the responsibilities of a 9-to-5, 40-hour week, the drudgery of going to an office… Read more »

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New Ontario Online Gaming Laws Take Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, the online gaming world will be set to change in the Canadian province of Ontario. While the rest of the country will be able to partake of various offshore online gaming offerings, Ontarians will be reckoning with new laws intended to rein in the online gaming industry in the province. The initial result… Read more »

Connecticut Open for Online Poker – And Business is…Slow

There are now seven players in the state-by-state online poker industry in the States of America. Connecticut became the seventh state to open the doors for online poker inside its borders earlier this month. However, there has also been molasses-slow response to this new development as there have been no operators stepping up to offer… Read more »

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Joker Dealt in Live Poker Tournament at Golden Nugget

No joking matter (actually, it was) Yesterday, we talked about a glitch on GGPoker that wreaked havoc across the online poker room. As we said, though things like that sometimes happen online, internet poker mostly avoids some of the problems of live poker, such as misdeals. And hoo boy, was there an entertaining misdeal the… Read more »

Major Changes in Both CardPlayer, GPI Player of the Year Races

As the midpoint of 2022 draws within sight, the two major Player of the Year races have tightened up considerably. While the player who held the top slot on the CardPlayer Magazine board has remained the same, those that are in pursuit have crept closer. On the Global Poker Index, it has resulted in a… Read more »

Today at the WSOP: Music Legend Steve Albini Shreds

The day before summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere (though it has certainly felt like summer in many places for weeks now), the 2022 World Series of Poker has several events in action at Paris and Bally’s Las Vegas. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Steve Albini wins his second bracelet… Read more »

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Responses Pour In On Full Tilt Poker License Revocation

The shockwaves of yesterday’s decision by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) to revoke the e-gaming license of Full Tilt Poker continue to be felt across the poker world. Following the announcement of the decision by the AGCC – where the executive director of the organization, Andre Wilsenach, said that Full Tilt Poker “fundamentally misled… Read more »

PokerStars WCOOP 2011 Schedule Announced

As the saying goes, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”  While the online poker industry has been attempting to weather a serious storm over the last few months, one constant still remains: the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP).  The world’s largest online poker room (smaller, but still the largest)… Read more »

Tom Dwan Addresses $1 Million Promise

On April 19, four days after the U.S. Department of Justice seized the three major online poker rooms, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Phil Galfond turned to Twitter to try and calm the storm. The two poker superstars each guaranteed $1 million from their own pockets if PokerStars and Full Tilt didn’t pay back players, and… Read more »

Phil Gordon Dismissed from Full Tilt Poker Class-Action Lawsuit

After being included in a class-action lawsuit filed against Full Tilt Poker last month, Phil Gordon immediately went to work to clear his name from any illegal activity involving the embattled company. He hired Maurice Suh of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher of Los Angeles to press a civil suit filed by a group of poker… Read more »

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Full Tilt Poker

A class action lawsuit was filed against Full Tilt Poker in the Southern District of New York on Thursday, a move that could potentially delay the return of player funds following the tentative sale of the company to European investors. Plaintiffs Steve Segal, Nick Hammer, Robin Hougdahl, and Todd Terry filed the lawsuit against the… Read more »

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