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Is GSN Considering Bringing Back ‘High Stakes Poker’ Show?
October 21st, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker TV / Books

‘High Stakes Poker’ was once the most popular cash game show on the air, but following Black-Friday the program was cancelled by the cable television network GSN, bringing a run which lasted since January 2006 to an abrupt end. Last week, however, the... 

Oscar Alache Wins LAPT Grand Final For $135,488
October 21st, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Over the weekend in Peru, season seven of the PokerStars.net sponsored Latin American Poker Tour drew to a close with the $1,700 Main Event. The tournament attracted 692 players to create a prize pool worth $1,040,420 and after five days of action, it was Chile’s... 

Lock Poker Players Owed More Than $3 Million
October 21st, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

Until recently it was believed beleaguered internet poker room Lock Poker owed its players around $1 million in unprocessed cashout payments, but according to the latest findings by TwoPlusTwo forum poster ‘IHasTehNutz’ the actual amount the site owes... 

Sebastian Pauli Wins EPT London Main Event For £500k
October 20th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

After 10 hours of action on the final day of the 2014 EPT London Main Event, Germany’s Sebastian Pauli overcame a talented final table which included the likes of Kevin MacPhee and Jake Cody, to capture the title, and pocket the £499,700 ($803,182) first... 

NJ Considers Legalizing Real Money Social Gaming
October 20th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Casino News

Between 2006 and 2013, New Jersey’s casino market halved in size to just $2.86 billion, and after online gambling introduced in 2013 failed to stem the decline, the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) is currently exploring more ways in which to rescue... 

Scott Davies Triumphs At 2014 WSOP APAC Main Event
October 20th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Last weekend, the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) reached its thrilling conclusion and after five days of action it was US player Scott Davies who emerged atop the 329 player field to capture his first WSOP gold bracelet, and walk away richer... 

Bwin.party’s Haas Says AGA Betrayed US iPoker Industry
October 17th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Poker News

Although the American Gaming Association (AGA) is set up to promote and educate people as to the beneficial role commercial gambling plays in communities across the USA, when it comes to online gambling the premier lobbying group is accused of betraying the interests... 

WSOP Winner Darren Woods Charged With Online Poker Fraud
October 17th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

UK WSOP winner Darren Woods, 29, has appeared in Sheffield Crown Court this week, accused of committing 12 charges of online poker fraud between January 2007 and January 2012. His father, Morteza Gharoon, 56, also appears to have aided in four of the alleged frauds... 

Detroit Casino Revenue Down 3% To $103m In September
October 17th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for September, revealing a 3% decline in gaming revenue to $103.1 million compared to $106.3 million generated in the same month last year. In addition, September’s revenues were 8.5% lower... 

2014 WSOP APAC Main Event Final Table Reached
October 16th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under WSOP APAC

After five days of action which included two starting days, the  $10,000 WSOP APAC Main Event has reached its final table of six, with all the remaining competitors guaranteed at least $118,769 for their deep run, but with a huge $850,136 top prize awaiting the... 

Top Poker Tweets From The Pros: Tiffany Michelle Slapped Repeatedly
October 16th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the best poker tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week: Jimmy Fricke “Just sat at a table with Doug Lee. First thing I see: He bets river. Gets called. Says “you called? Thank you.” And turns over... 

Phil Hellmuth Turns Down Wife Swap Offer
October 16th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Phil Hellmuth is one of the few poker celebrities able to garner attention away from the green felt, and this week the 13-times WSOP bracelet winner was offered the opportunity to appear on the ABC television show Celebrity Wife Swap. In the hit reality television... 

Jimmy Fricke Calls Doug Lee An Angle Shooting Scumbag
October 15th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

US pro Doug Lee (photo left) is a talented poker player who has captured 2 WSOP Circuit Rings and $1,389,530 in tournament winnings since his first live cash in 2004. Over the years, Lee has also apparently developed a reputation for some unsporting tactics during... 

Brett Angell Triumphs At 2014 UKIPT London Main Event
October 15th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Brett Angell has won the United Kingdom and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) London Main Event, after overcoming a field of 1,089 players over five days to capture the title, and collect the £115,083 ($184,991) first place prize. The £770 buy-in event created a prize... 

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