It usually is not a good thing when the poker police blotter makes the news, and this time around isn’t any different. In one case, a former WPT champion will be headed to jail for some unethical behaviors in business. In another case, a casino bandit who apparently never saw Elliott Gould’s Reuben Tishkoff’s speech… Read more »

It seems to be a bit of odd scheduling for the World Poker Tour. While the first event of their Season XIX schedule kicks off in Tampa on Friday, the WPT will also be running an international event online. The WPT Heads Up Championship is set to begin on Friday alongside the first-ever WPT Seminole… Read more »

The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2020) is currently underway, capturing the attention of much of the sports world. As one might expect if you have played on or followed PokerStars over the years, the poker room has launched a promotion to celebrate the occasion. As it has done in past years in conjunction… Read more »


Had to wait for Soverel It looked like it was going to happen, but we still had to wait a little while on Tuesday to be sure. David Peters has won the U.S. Poker Open Championship at the U.S. Poker Open for the second year in a row. Despite Peters’ dominance over the past week,… Read more »

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Online Poker to Host 2021 World College Poker Championship Main Event

Zero buy-in World College Poker has announced that it has teamed up with for the 2021 World College Poker Championship Main Event. – the free-to-play version of PokerStars – will serve has sponsor and host. To compete, players must be students enrolled in university, college, or vocational school and provide a student ID.… Read more »

Connecticut House Passes Online Casino, Sports Betting Bill

State and tribes amended their compacts It appears that online casino and sports betting are closer to becoming a reality in Connecticut. On Thursday, the state House of Representatives passed HB06451 easily by a 34-6 vote, sending the bill over to the Senate. On Thursday, Governor Ned Lamont tweeted his thanks to the House for… Read more »

PokerStars Announces Bounty Builder Turbo Series, Starting Sunday

An article about PokerStars usually means one thing: another online tournament series. And sure enough, this is one of those times that fits into the “usually” category. PokerStars has released the schedule for its next big tournament series, the Bounty Builder Turbo Series, slated to run May 23 through June 6. The Bounty Builder Turbo… 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 »

Florida Legislature to Debate Gaming Expansion on Monday

In what would be the largest expansion of gaming in the state in over a decade, the Florida legislature will debate changes to their laws on gaming in the state. Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new compact with Chairman Marcellus Osceola, Jr., and the Seminole Indians of Florida at the end of April, forcing the… 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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