Kate Barrington

About Kate Barrington

Busy perusing around the web to find out what goes on behind the scenes, you can be sure she’ll have the answers to your questions. Kate B, or as her friends call her “Ask Kate”, is our own little online gambling Kate-pedia.

The State of Poker and Gambling in Texas

Gambling has been illegal in the state of Texas for years. In fact, games were held underground and some of the big names include Doyle Brunson, Amarillo Slim, and the rest of other famed road gamblers have taken part in these events. It means that if you plan on playing poker, you will have no [...]

By | 2018-02-18T10:40:03+00:00 Feb 14, 2018|News|0 Comments

Is Poker Affected by Crypto Price Swings?

Unless you are living under the rock, you may have heard of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were all over the news especially last year. In fact, its popularity skyrocketed to the point wherein Bitcoin’s value reached almost $20,000 in mid-December of 2017. So what exactly does it have anything to do with poker? Do [...]

By | 2018-02-08T02:52:00+00:00 Feb 7, 2018|News|0 Comments

Rafael Nadal as a Poker Player?

Ever wondered what it’s like to have an athlete cross over to another sport? Michael Jordan has been able to transition to baseball but not as a great player as he is in basketball. What if Rafael Nadal crosses over to the world of poker? For a former athlete turned poker pro, Rafael Nadal has [...]

By | 2018-01-29T03:16:00+00:00 Jan 24, 2018|News|0 Comments

Vanessa Selbst and Pokerstars Part Ways

Vanessa Selbst has announced her retirement from professional poker. She has named several reasons for her departure from poker. Among those reasons are her wanting to start a family and settle down. Since Black Friday it has become very difficult for a professional poker player to make a living playing poker in America due it [...]

By | 2018-01-03T07:37:10+00:00 Jan 3, 2018|News|0 Comments

888Poker Signs Martin Jacobson as a Brand Ambassador

Martin Jacobson, the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event winner is the latest addition to 888Poker’s outstanding roster of ambassadors. The poker pro’s new ambassadorial venture was officially announced during the festive period with the 888Poker management making it clear that the decision was a carefully thought out one as both parties have [...]

By | 2017-12-27T07:34:25+00:00 Dec 27, 2017|News|0 Comments

Steven “SvZff” van Zadelhoff on Track to Be World No.1 Online Multi-Table Tournament Player of 2017

While many of us ignore our bank balances and just about any other money-related news during this time of the year, there are in fact certain select individuals who most certainly do not have to worry about their bank balances during this festive season or any season going forward. No, these people are not bankers, [...]

By | 2017-12-20T03:28:19+00:00 Dec 20, 2017|News|0 Comments

Bryan Mileski Inducted into Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame After Ground-Breaking Season

(Photo Credit: MSPT) This week, the Minnesota Poker Hall of Fame committee and inducted Lakeville’s Bryan Mileski as the newest member. Mileski founded both the Minnesota Poker Magazine and the Minnesota State Poker Tour in 2009 – he nurtured both businesses quite well and since then, the Minnesota State Poker Tour has grown to become [...]

By | 2017-12-13T03:28:19+00:00 Dec 13, 2017|News|0 Comments