Fans have been waiting for this PokerGO has announced that the next matchup in its young, but increasingly popular High Stakes Duel series will be the undefeated Phil Hellmuth versus Tom Dwan. The contest will take place on August 25 at 8:00pm ET at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas. The above image my look… Read more »

No-go for now, hopefully not for good It’s happening again. On Monday, the bestbet Jacksonville casino announced that it has postponed the World Poker Tour (WPT) bestbet Scramble because of yet another strong wave of the COVID-19 virus. The Main Event was originally scheduled for August 27-31, while the entire festival was to begin next… Read more »

Allegations of a sports capital offense The National Hockey League (NHL) said it will conduct a full investigation into comments on social media made by the wife of San Jose Sharks’ player Evander Kane regarding his gambling and alleged match fixing. Kane has vehemently denied all accusations. Over the weekend, Anna Kane posted a serious… Read more »

“Vital to our community’s continued healing” MGM Resorts International announced this week that it is donating two acres of land, part of the Las Vegas Village festival site, to be used as a memorial for the victims and survivors of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting. The October 1 shooting was the deadliest mass shooting… Read more »

Running it back If there was a silver lining to all the cancellations of live poker tournaments and festivals because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was that they led to the birth of many successful online events. One of these was the WPT World Online Championships, hosted by partypoker, which returns again this year. Scheduled… Read more »

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GGPoker Announces International 2021 WSOP Online Schedule

In late April, we found out that the international portion of the 2021 WSOP Online was going to start on August 1, but the schedule had yet to be determined. Nothing like waiting until the last minute. On Tuesday, GGPoker announced the 33-bracelet schedule for its portion of the WSOP Online, slated for August 1… Read more »

Pennsylvania WSOP.com Players Have Their Own Gold Bracelet Events

Eight events just for Pennsylvania players In writing about last week’s launch of WSOP.com in Philadelphia, I said that players on the site would not be able to compete for World Series of Poker bracelets. Well, it turns out I was wrong. Not completely wrong…let’s just say a bit off (something, coincidentally, my wife would… Read more »

PokerStars Announces 2021 World Championship of Online Poker Dates

Building on 2020 The complete schedule is still to come, but poker players around the world can start moving things around on their work and social calendars, as PokerStars has announced the dates for the 2021 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Running August 22 through September 15, this year’s WCOOP comes with $100 million… Read more »

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Connecticut Becomes Seventh State to Regulate Online Poker

The ability of states to pass regulations regarding online gaming, especially online poker, have been in existence since 2011. In 2013, three states rapidly passed online poker into law. But it has taken almost eight years for that number to double, with the state of Connecticut becoming the seventh state to pass legislation authorizing online… Read more »

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Chad Eveslage Wins 2021 WPT Venetian Main Event

It looked like it was going to be a two man race for the title at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian final table on Wednesday, and sure enough, that is what it turned out to be. In the end, Chad Eveslage emerged victorious over Mike Liang heads-up to win his first WPT championship and… 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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