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Chris Moorman Talks Humble Beginnings
July 28th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

British poker professional Chris Moorman has been the world’s top online tournament player for years, with the 30 year-old having amassed $13,386,477 in winnings over his illustrious career. Not only does that make him the biggest ever online tournament winner... 

Monk Given 30 Months For Gambling $263k of Temple Funds
July 28th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Gambling News

A Buddhist monk has just been sentenced to 30 months in prison after stealing $263,463 from the temple which he presided over in order to fund his gambling addiction. Khang Nguyen Le, 36, was the president of the Buddhist association from 2010 to 2014, during which... 

Russian Twitch Streamer Wins €300k Spin & Go
July 28th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Poker News

A Russian online player has just broke the record for the most amount of money won while streaming a poker session on Twitch, after he took down a €300,000 Spin & Go jackpot on PokerStars. In all, it took the player with the username “SolidPenis” around... 

James “Flushy” Demspey Wins Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton
July 27th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

James “Flushy” Demspey has won the Grand Prix Poker Tour Brighton Main Event, after besting a field of 2,100 players on his way to capturing the title, and collecting a first place prize of $40,000. The tournament was held at the Amex stadium, home of the Brighton... 

PokerStars Duel Poker App Scrapped in Beta Stage
July 27th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

On February 11th, PokerStars rolled out the test launch of its new heads-up mobile poker app called DUEL. The turn-based real-money game was designed to appeal to people without the time to spare playing long games, and the innovative app enabled players to make... 

PokerStars NJ Q1 Results A Mixed Bag
July 27th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

PokerStars was forced to leave the US market in April 2011, and after five years in the wilderness the brand was eventually granted an online gambling license to operate in New Jersey before officially launching its real-money product on March 28st. Three months... 

Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Off Gala Poker Night
July 26th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under General Poker News

Founded in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is a charity dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of the Earth’s wildlife and restoring balance to threatened ecosystems through conservation projects that includes wildlands, oceans, and climate change. In order... 

Pennsylvania Casinos Set New Revenue Record in FY 2015
July 26th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Pennsylvania opened its first casino back in 2006, and by 2012 had overtaken New Jersey as the country’s second biggest gambling market. There has been no slow down in growth since then, though, and according to the latest results released by the Pennsylvania... 

Top Poker Tweets: Mercier’s Sleepless Nights, Negreanu Embraces Bill Maher
July 25th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here is a selection of some of the top tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past few days: Jason Mercier (photo) “Hard to catch up on sleep when my nieces and nephews are around … #UncleLife” Daniel Negreanu “I used to see @billmaher... 

Jon “PearlJammed” Turner Wins 2016 Venetian Main Event
July 25th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The 2016 Card Player Poker Tour (CCPT) Venetian main event was held at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, and attracted 537 players to create a prize pool worth $2,497,050. Six days of intense action later, and Jon Turner would emerge as the tournament’s... 

themadbotter: Confessions of a High-tech Poker Cheat
July 25th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Online Poker News

Last weekend, a 2+2 poster called “themadbotter” had the online poker community in a stir after he created a detailed thread on the forum describing his poker bot exploits on the U.S. online poker website, America’s Card Room (ACR). According to “themadbotter”,... 

WSOP/888 Overtakes PokerStars in New Jersey’s iPoker Market
July 22nd, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Online Poker News

One week ago, WSOP/888 overtook PokerStars as New Jersey’s most popular poker operator, and according to the latest statistics fromPokerScout the site currently has a 7-day average of 120 cash game players, compared to PokerStars with 110 players. The figure... 

Mercier Beats Volpe to Claim 2016 WSOP POY Award
July 22nd, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under WSOP News

Jason Mercier got off to an incredible start at this year’s WSOP in Las Vegas, and by the series’ midway point had all but secured his claim to the WSOP Player of the Year (POY) award, having notched up two gold bracelets, a runner-up finish, and a... 

Tribal Casino Revenues Up 5% to $29.9BN in 2015
July 22nd, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has just released its annual revenue results for tribal gaming operations spread out across the USA, and the news was positive with 474 tribal casinos generating $29.9 billion in the financial year 2015, up 5% versus... 

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