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14 Jun 2019
Another seven-figure cash has been handed out at the World Series of Poker after John Gorsuch’s amazing comeback win in the Millionaire Maker. The $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament had an 8,809-player field this year. Gorsuch outlasted them all to claim $1,344,930 and his first WSOP bracelet. Gorsuch looked like the was going to be the
13 Jun 2019
In a decision released earlier this week, U.S District Court Judge Paul Barnadoro has overturned the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new opinion on the Wire Act. The Wire Act makes the transmission of wagers across state line illegal. Earlier this year the DOJ released a new opinion on the Wire Act that stated it applied
WSOP Introduces Tri-State Online Poker Promotions
05 Jun 2019
The first million has been paid out at the 2019 World Series of Poker. Ben Heath was the last man standing in the High Roller $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em tournament to cash $1,484,085 and his first WSOP bracelet. Not surprisingly, the final table was a collection of former WSOP winners with big bankrolls. In fact, Heath
WSOP Creates Mere 8% Bump in Online Poker Cash Game Traffic
31 May 2019
The first bracelet at the 2019 World Series of Poker has been won by Brian Green. The Las Vegas poker pro claimed his first-career WSOP bracelet after outlasting the rest of a 204-player field in the $10,000 Super Bounty Turbo tournament. For the win Green also pocketed $345,669, his 27th career WSOP cash at his
World Poker Tour Sold To Chinese Company For $35 Million
31 May 2019
The World Poker Tour’s global reach extended a little further this week after they announced their first-ever poker series in Australia. The WPT Australia Festival will take place at The Star Gold Coast in Queensland Australia from September 27 to October 7. The series will include 10 tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $330 to $5000
24 May 2019
The Indianapolis 500 invades the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week and BetOnline Poker has made it a special weekend for poker players as well. BetOnline Poker will be celebrating the Indy 500 weekend by launching the Poker 500 Turbo Tournament Series. The three-day event runs from Saturday to Monday, which works out well for
WSOP Creates Mere 8% Bump in Online Poker Cash Game Traffic
24 May 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker begins in less than a week, and we now know where we can stream tournaments online. Online streaming schedules and a new streaming partnership was announced earlier this week. The new partnership is between Poker Central and CBS, which will see more tournaments streamed online. CBS will have the
UK's Jack Sinclair Triumphs at 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event
19 May 2019
The 50th edition of the World Series of Poker hits the felt in Las Vegas in less than two weeks. The WSOP is making the most of its 50th anniversary and announced another special event earlier this week, the First 50 Honors Awards. The special awards event will take place on Saturday, June 29 in
09 May 2019
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal wants answers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) about lobbying that may have led to the new opinion of the Wire Act. And he wanted it yesterday. Grewal has sued the DOJ to get that information. In March Grewal, on behalf of the state of New Jersey filed
888 Poker After Dark
08 May 2019
888poker LIVE returns later this month and their latest stop is Spain. 888poker LIVE Barcelona runs at the Casino Barcelona from May 22 to June 3. The full schedule for their stop in Barcelona includes 13 events with buy-ins ranging from €150 to €2,200. In American dollars that converts to approximately $167 and $2460. The
2018 WSOP Schedule Announced
08 May 2019
Just over two weeks ago Maurice Hawkins tied the record for most WSOP Circuit Championship rings when he claimed his 12th career ring. Hawkins now sits alone with the record after claiming his 13th career ring earlier this week. On April 15 Hawkins won his 12th career WSOP Circuit Championship ring at Harrah’s Cherokee to
2018 WSOP Schedule Announced
03 May 2019
The WSOP Circuit released their new schedule for the 2019-20 season earlier this week. The 16th season of the WSOP Circuit will include a record 35 events across the United States, including stops in six new venues. The season will once again conclude with the Global Casino Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee in August, 2020. The
UK's Jack Sinclair Triumphs at 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event
26 Apr 2019
The 50th World Series of Poker is just over a month away, but the folks behind the WSOP are looking even farther ahead after releasing the full 2019 World Series of Poker Europe schedule this week. The 11th edition of the WSOPE will be held at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov Czech Republic for the
888 Poker After Dark
24 Apr 2019
888 Poker is partnering with Poker Central to give a lucky player the chance to compete with the pros on Poker After Dark. This is the second year that 888 Poker and Poker Central have partnered on what has been dubbed Poker After Dark 888poker Week II. The best part is that whoever wins the
Pennsylvania Casino Revenues Down 1% to $3.2BN in Fiscal 2016/17
18 Apr 2019
For online poker players in the state of Pennsylvania their long wait will finally soon be over. Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Executive Director Kevin O’Toole announced earlier this week that online gambling, and with it online poker, will finally launch in Pennsylvania on July 15. Online gambling was legalized in Pennsylvania by the stroke of
17 Apr 2019
Intertops Poker has scheduled some special tournaments to fill some of your time over the Easter long weekend. The Intertops Easter Experience Poker Tournament Series includes six special tournaments and begins on Thursday, April 18. The tournaments have various buy-ins, from very cheap to more expensive that should fit into any poker players bankroll budget.