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2014 Women In Poker Hall Of Fame: Shulman and Giardina Inducted
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, June 26th, 2014

On Wednesday, June 25th, the Golden Nugget Convention Center in Las Vegas played host to the 2014 Women In Poker Hall Of Fame, with more than 150 people turning out to see Allyn Jaffrey Shulman and Deborah Giardina inducted as its newest members. Allyn Jaffrey... 

Decision To Sponsor Luis Suarez Comes Back To Bite 888poker
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Before the 2014 FIFA World Cup got underway, 888poker took the opportunity to sign a sponsorship deal with Uruguayan star striker Luis Suárez, who would then join Team 888poker as an official worldwide Ambassador. That deal, however, now looks at risk after the... 

Kinesh Pather Wins Tiger Woods Charity Poker Event In Las Vegas
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Tiger Woods may not be able to play much golf right now on account of a back injury which saw him miss the US Masters last month, but that hasn’t dampened his competitive spirit at all and last weekend the 38-year-old golfer competed at a poker tournament... 

Nevada Online Poker Rise 12% To $926k In March
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

The Nevada State Gaming Control Board has released its online poker results for March, revealing a 12.2% increase in revenues to $926,000 compared to the $824,000 collected in February. Taken in combination with its land-based casinos, The Silver State generated... 

Global Poker Traffic Down 13% From Last Year
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Global online poker traffic has extended its losing streak this year, with the latest PokerScout report revealing cash game numbers fell for the ninth week in a row, and twelve times out of the last thirteen. Overall, last week’s global traffic was 1% lower... 

Gambling Research Australia Releases Result Of Online Gambling Study
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, April 11th, 2014

Despite having a small population of just 23 million people, Australia has the highest adult gambling rate in the world with more than 80% of Australians involved in some gambling activity. Each year the country generates $4.6 billion in gambling revenue, two thirds... 

Tom Hall Lifts Lid On Macau’s High-Stakes Cash Game
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, March 14th, 2014

Over the past few years, Macau’s Big Game has piqued the attention of poker buffs everywhere, who have been treated to tantalizing glimpses into the world of super high-stakes poker cash games where super-rich Asian businessmen battle it out against super-talented... 

Poker: A History OF Receding Horizons
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Dan ‘Jungleman12’ Cates may be overjoyed to have received his long-lost money back from Full Tilt Poker, but his experience playing online appears to have been severely tarnished after announcing that internet poker rooms are much less professional than he... 

Macau’s Big Game 2014: $5 million Pots And $800k River Bluffs
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Over the past three years, poker fans have been treated to an intriguing glimpse into the world of Macau’s nosebleed ‘Big Game’ where wealthy Chinese tycoons compete against some of the most talented high-stakes poker players in the world. Some... 

Triple WSOPC Winners Prize Money Frozen After Removing Chips From Florida Tournament
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

The World Series of Poker Circuit Palm Beach Kennel Club Event #9  has ended in controversy after the winner was allegedly seen trying to remove a $25k chip from the tournament. The incident involves poker pro Chan Pelton, who last weekend won his third WSOPC...