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Poker Tweets: Cate Hall’s Mass Blocking on Twitter
Written by M. Rhodes | Monday, April 24th, 2017

Here are a selection of tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past few days, starting with Cate Hall blocking a whole load of followers and fellow players from checking out her twitter account: Matt Glantz “Must be embarrassing to have to block people... 

Winning $1,400 Slots Jackpot Lands Woman in Court
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, April 24th, 2017

On April 15, Pasqua DiGianni won a $1,400 slots jackpot at the Seneca Niagara Casino, but unfortunately was denied her winnings on account of a ban she had placed upon herself two-years earlier. To add further to her misery, not only was she returned only a small... 

Maria Lampropulos Triumphs at DTD Main Event for £1M
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, April 24th, 2017

Maria Lampropulos has won the £5,300 partypoker Millions Live Main Event, after defeating a field of more than 8,500 players, including the UK’s Jacob Mulhern heads-up, to claim the title, and its first place prize of £1 million ($1,255,004). Following... 

Casino Sparks Cambodia and Thailand Trade War
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, April 21st, 2017

The citizens of Cambodian and Thailand are prohibited from gambling in any of the casinos based in their respective countries. Following Thailand’s military coup of 2014, the army has made it one of its priorities to clamp down on illegal gambling dens, a... 

Pete Yanhan Chen Wins WPT Beijing for $300k
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, April 21st, 2017

Back in 2012, the World Poker Tour held a WPT National event on the island of Sanya in Southeast China, but this year the tour consolidated its presence in the vast country by organizing its first ever official WPT Main Event in Beijing. The country’s capital... 

Is AG Sessions Looking to Ban Internet Gambling?
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, April 21st, 2017

Rumors currently swirling around the media, if true, bode ill for online gambling in America, as apparently US Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be seriously considering banning it on a federal level. Speculation on the issue first broke after being covered in... 

Vojtech Ruzicka Triumphs at Dusk Till Dawn High Roller
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, April 21st, 2017

In 2016, Vojtech Ruzicka made it all the way through to the WSOP Main Event, eventually finishing in 5th place for a whopping $1,935,288 payday, representing a 193 times return on his money. Less than a year later, and the Czech pro has notched up yet another impressive... 

Delaware iGaming Plunges 42% to $152k in March
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Delaware’s online gambling market suffered a hugely disappointing March after business plunged by 42% to just $151,811, or $108,000 less compared to the $260,539 taken in the same month last year. Overall, the state’s three iGaming operators have now... 

Tony Bloom Flies Seagulls into Premiership
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Thanks to Tony “The Lizard” Bloom, Brighton & Hove Albion FC have now gained promotion to the Premier League, where next season they will do battle against such iconic football teams as Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal. Bloom took over chairmanship... 

Dan Cates Biggest Online Poker Loser So Far of 2017
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Dan Cates is currently the biggest online cash game loser of 2017, having notched up $494,652 in losses at PokerStars since the beginning of the year. The 27 year-old’s poker results took a nosedive in the first two weeks of the year after plunging to almost...