Trick or treat? Ontario’s legal, regulated online gambling and sports betting market has been up and running for six months and in that time, a number of gaming operators have received their licenses and launched their offerings. At the end of October, anyone who has not been granted a license to operate in the province… Read more »

Trial underway two years later More than two years after the terrifying brutal murder of popular poker pro Susie “Susie Q” Zhao, the trial of the suspect has begun in Michigan. Prosecutors have 17 witnesses they can call upon and expect the trial to be fairly quick, about a week. The poker world was shocked… Read more »

What would you do if the online game – gambling or otherwise – disconnected you so frequently that it was essentially unplayable? For Sam Antar of New York City, the answer is to just keep on playing. According to Antar, though, MGM Resorts International, its Borgata casino resort, international partner Entain, and online gambling brand… Read more »

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The 2022 Poker Masters is heading into its Main Event conclusion, but that is not stopping the jousting for position prior to that conclusion. In Event #9, Sean Winter emerged as the champion of the $25,000 tournament. Along with the win, Winter takes over as the leader in the race for the Purple Jacket (the… Read more »

Poker Strategy

One of the best things about poker, especially in the 21st century, is the ways that you can discuss the game. It used to be that you would only have one or two people who might grasp what you were talking about with the game of poker. In the 21st century (and with the advent… Read more »

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Simon Mattsson Wins 2022 WSOP Online Main Event on GGPoker

The online crusher crushed yet again. On Tuesday, Simon Mattsson went into the final table of the 2022 WSOP Online Main Event on GGPoker as the chip leader and finished as the only one with chips, winning nearly $2.8 million and an official World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Mattsson, who is best known by… Read more »

BetMGM Poker State Championships Get Started This Week

Over $2 million in guarantees September is busy enough right now with online poker tournament series, so let’s get busier. On Thursday, the BetMGM Poker State Championships get underway, running through September 25th. For that week and a half, there will be 26 events running simultaneously in each state where BetMGM has a site: New… Read more »

Poker Legislation

Sports Betting Going in Different Directions in California, Missouri

Since 2018, sports betting has taken off across the States of America. The ability to bet on sports, either online or live, has energized fans of all sports and helped the coffers of different states. Two states, however, are heading in two completely different directions regarding the dicey subject. California Maybe… The state of California… Read more »

Stacey Abrams Has Gambling Expansion in Her Economic Plan in Georgia Should She Become Governor

Attempt to bolster scholarship programs Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams recently unveiled her economic plan, should she become the state’s chief executive. Included in that plan: substantial gambling expansion. Abrams said she is in favor of legislation that legalize both casino gambling and sports betting. Currently, the only legal gambling in Georgia is the… Read more »

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 »

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2022 Poker Masters Underway, Jeremy Ausmus Heads Event #1 Final Table

After the debacle regarding the Stairway to Millions II, PokerGO needed to make a solid comeback. Fortunately for them, the 2022 Poker Masters started on Wednesday, bringing what has been a tournament series that has proven to be popular. The first of its twelve event roster kicked off on Wednesday and played down to its… 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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