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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... 

Has Poker Reached Its Intellectual Summit?
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, February 14th, 2014

This week, an interesting article appeared in pokernews.com posing the question whether the game of poker has now become unbeatable. The piece’s author, Nolan Dalla, is a well-known journalist/player, and has been the Media Director of the World Series of... 

GPI European Poker Awards Handed Out In France
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, January 31st, 2014

This week, the GPI European Poker Awards were handed out in France on the sidelines of the EPT Deauville poker festival, and as well as honouring the brightest and best players in a range of categories, eight accolades were also handed out for the National Player... 

Was WSOP Winner Chau Giang Caught Stealing At The Bellagio?
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, January 30th, 2014

UPDATE 21/2/14: Todd Brunson Apologizes For Chau Giang Cheating Slander At present the Two Plus Two poker forums are abuzz with speculation following Todd Brunson’s twitter revelation which seemed to suggest 3-times WSOP bracelet winner Chau Giang was caught... 

Full Tilt Poker Names 11 Black Card Team Pros
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Following six months of competition, Full Tilt Poker has announced 11 winners of its inaugural Black Card Sponsorship Program, who are now entitled to enjoy a superb winners package under the terms of the program. The new Black Card Pros can now choose to either...