BetMGM Rewards Bettor After Parlay Bet Comes Up Short

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The gambling world was entranced this week by the story of the man who, given a $25 free bet by the sports betting site BetMGM, decided to shoot the works and go for a 16-team parlay last weekend. The unnamed gentlemen came up a bit short in that goal, however, picking the first fifteen games… Read more »

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World Series of Poker to Move in 2022?

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According to a Facebook posting from one of the top billiards organizations in the U. S., the World Series of Poker will be moving in 2022. The new location, which has not been confirmed by WSOP officials at this point, will be the Bally’s and Paris properties on the Las Vegas Strip. Rumors Abound with… Read more »

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2+2 Forum Sold, No Info on Any IP Beyond the Site

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In a stunning announcement to the poker world Mason Malmuth, the owner of the popular 2+2 Forum and its relative entities, informed the members that the popular forum outlet has been sold. No information was given as to the sale price, nor was there any information on just how much of the company – which… Read more »

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Former World Champion Noel Furlong Passes Away

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In unfortunate news that is coming from Ireland, the 1999 World Series of Poker Championship Event winner Noel Furlong has passed away. The veteran Irish poker pro had been away from the game for the past few years, but he was universally recognized for a rather gruff demeanor that covered for an excellent poker player.… Read more »

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Chris Moneymaker Suing PayPal

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Poker Hall of Famer Chris Moneymaker is suing ubiquitous payment processing giant PayPal. In a press release issued late last week, Moneymaker’s attorney, Eric Bensamochan, said that they will be suing PayPal for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and bad faith, “among other causes of action,” for confiscating more than $12,000 from the 2003 World… Read more »

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Soccer Star Zlatan Ibrahimović Fined €50,000 for Ownership Stake in Bethard

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Small stake is still against the rules The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the administrative organization for European soccer, has fined superstar Zlatan Ibrahimović €50,000 ($61,000) for his involvement in online casino and sportsbook Bethard. UEFA began its investigation a little over a month ago, appointing an ethics inspector to examine if Ibrahimović violated… Read more »

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Poker Champion J. J. Liu Enjoying Life as a Hotelier

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If you have been around the world of poker for any length of time, you always wonder “whatever happened to” a few players. In the case of champion poker player Joanne “J. J.” Liu, it is something that sometimes pulls her away from the tables but still challenges her business sense. Liu, it seems, has… Read more »

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Global Poker Awards to Return in 2022

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2020 is pretty much a “lost year” in many aspects of life and sports. Major sports leagues did crown champions, but it just did not seem like those achievements were really earned. Poker had a similar situation, without any of the usual events associated with the game. Thus, it was announced recently that the Global… Read more »

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Poker Player Predicts Every Single Community Card at Live Streamed Final Table

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All-in and a call Oftentimes when something amazing happens, someone responds to the excitement with the line, “Well, now I’ve seen it all.” Of course, we’ve never seen it all, since something else inevitably happens to elicit the same reaction. But over the weekend, something happened in a seemingly innocuous poker tournament that kind of… Read more »

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