Just six players remain in the WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Main Event, with the winner to be determined Wednesday afternoon. Enjoying a substantial chip lead is Istvan Briski, whose 23.975 million chips are more than double those of his closest competitor. But while Briski has the chips, a few other players have… Read more »

When you mix millions of dollars with poker players who seek the limelight, you are bound to have a poker scandal at some point. So it’s poker scandal time. On Sunday, high stakes cash game live stream personality Nik Airball tweeted that he found out that someone he considered a “close friend” had cheating him… Read more »

EPT Prague is coming up in a week, but if there was any sort of celebration of last year’s winner planned, it looks like those plans will have to be nixed. On Tuesday, the Halton (Ontario) Regional Police announced that 2022 EPT Prague Main Event champ Jordan Saccucci is one of four men wanted in… Read more »

In stunning news out of the NBA, Mark Cuban is selling a majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks to Miriam Adelson, wife of the late Sheldon Adelson, and the Adelson family. Adelson, who is the controlling shareholder of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., is selling about $2 billion of Sands stock to fund the purchase.… Read more »


Poker Strategy

Gather around, kids, as we look back to a day in poker when – SHOCKER! – you only got one shot at a poker tournament. Yes, there were those days when you laid down your buy-in and, through your guile, luck, or fortune, played your way either to a big stack or down to the… Read more »

Online Poker

GGPoker to Combat Max Late Registration Abuse in October Software Update

Coordinated stalling In a software update coming “sometime this month,” GGPoker implementing a change to its multi-table tournaments to try to stop max late registration abuse. Using this tactic, groups of players will buy-in to a tournament at the same time at the end of the late registration period. The way GGPoker’s software is currently… Read more »

Poker Legislation

Petersburg, Virgina Wants Casino Referendum on 2025 Ballot

Richmond couldn’t make it happen The city of Petersburg, Virginia is hoping that state capital Richmond’s loss is its gain. According to ABC 8 News, Petersburg officials have submitted a request to the state General Assembly to hold a casino referendum in 2025. In 2020, state lawmakers passed legislation allowing for five brick-and-mortar casinos, all… Read more »

Richmond Casino Referendum Fails for Second Time

Not even close For the second time in two years, residents of Richmond, Virginia voted against casino gambling in their city. On Tuesday, voters overwhelmingly rejected the proposed Richmond Grand Resort and Casino, 58% to 41%. In November 2021, the results were extremely close: 51-49. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, residents in precincts closest to… Read more »

En Banc Hearing Sought in Florida Sports Betting Case

The 2023 college football season is less than a week away and the 2023 National Football League season is set to be in just over two weeks. Sports bettors across the nation are taking advantage of their offerings in 38 states – well, make that 37. Florida’s convoluted sports betting path took another turn last… Read more »

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Poker tournaments

PokerStars Announces 2024 European Poker Tour Schedule

The European Poker Tour has released the full schedule for its 2024 season. As expected, it’s a short slate of tour stops, but the EPT always goes for quality over quantity. Both Paris and Cyprus are back for their second seasons on the tour, while Monte-Carlo, Barcelona, and Prague return as perennial favorites. The 2024… Read more »

Frederic Normand Wins 2023 WPT bestbet Scramble Main Event

Frederic Normand parlayed a $580 satellite win into a World Poker Tour title as he won the WPT bestbet Scramble in Jacksonville, Florida on Tuesday for what was easily the biggest cash of his career. The $351,650 first prize was about double his previous career best. That previous best came in what was a bittersweet… Read more »

WPT bestbet Scramble Main Event Final Table Set

As the poker world gears up for the upcoming WPT World Championship to finish out the year, there are still a couple stops on the World Poker Tour schedule to finish. The first, WPT bestbet Scramble, wraps up today at bestbet Jacksonville. The six-handed final table is just getting underway as the players compete for… Read more »

Site News

PokerStars Announces Schedule for 2023 World Championship of Online Poker

As if there isn’t enough live poker going on to keep players happy, PokerStars is offering the latest version of their World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Beginning on September 10, PokerStars will be offering a massive 110-event schedule that covers virtually every discipline that is available in the world of poker. Not only does… Read more »

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 »

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