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Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous poker tables aren’t a new innovation in the online poker world but, when launched by PokerStars, they have the potential to make a big impact. PokerStars will be testing Stealth poker tables very soon and, while they didn’t change the game when Unibet and Bovada tried it years ago, anonymous tables will be an […]

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) has announced an upcoming software update, which will provide players with an improved tournament experience. The announcement was made on Twitter, so only a few details are known thus far. What we know from MPN’s tweet is that there will be a change to the tournament lobby. It seems as though […]

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

The Winning Poker Network has come under fire for the way it has dealt with a number of important issues affecting players. The increasing presence of bots and underpayment of rakeback on WPN has angered plenty of players, who are eagerly waiting for the company to address these problems and clarify how it plans to […]

$30m Lawsuit Filed against Mike Postle and Stones Employees

$30m Lawsuit Filed against Mike Postle and Stones Employees

Postle’s accusers rally up and file a lawsuit $30 million sought in damages from Postle and Stones employees Professional keep posting suspicious footage of Postle’s games and change of strategy Mike Postle’s near-perfect games at the Stones Live Poker between July and September have caught the eye of Veronica Brill, who publicly suggested that the […]

Asian Poker Tour (APT) Kicks off in Taipei, Taiwan Today

Asian Poker Tour (APT) Kicks off in Taipei, Taiwan Today

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) Taiwan is about to kick off in Taipei, and that’s 13 days of poker action for you right there. Starting today, October 9, there will be three separate events, setting the competitive cogs in motion. APT Taiwan Schedule & Events Event 1: Super High Rollers Warm Up Single Day with […]

Snead Takes Final Table at HPT Meadows Main Event and Wins

Snead Takes Final Table at HPT Meadows Main Event and Wins

After a four-hour showdown at the HPT Meadows Main Event, Calvin Snead, pushed his way to the top, grabbing the HPT Trophy and $61,080 in cash. Not only that, but Snead is going to use the $3,500 prize package to participate in the HPT Championships in St. Louis – a decent showing for the player. […]

partypoker To Implement More Changes to Its Online Platform

partypoker To Implement More Changes to Its Online Platform

This year has seen partypoker make a number of sweeping changes to its online poker room. The site which is arguably the second largest poker site has over the past few months implemented several changes that have included the removal of HUDs and the introduction of the requirement that all players change their aliases. All […]

Stones Live Poker Suspended Over Cheating Allegations

Stones Live Poker Suspended Over Cheating Allegations

The poker community has recently been rocked by an alleged cheating scandal on Stones Live Poker, a cash game live-stream show that is held at the Stones Gambling Hall in Northern California. The issue at hand has been subject to a ton of debates. Joey Ingram even went as far as dedicating a 5-hour long […]

CSOP and Run It Up Partner for Charity Event in October

CSOP and Run It Up Partner for Charity Event in October

The ninth edition of Jason Sommerville’s Run It Up Reno poker event will be heading back to the Peppermill Resort and Spa. Unsurprisingly, the forthcoming poker event that is set to run from October 11 to October 21 is shaping up to be an amazing 11-day festival. This is mostly because of the mind-blowing line-up […]

PokerStars and Run It Up Introduce Chat Plays Poker

PokerStars and Run It Up Introduce Chat Plays Poker

At the poker tables, collaborating with other players is often considered to be collusion and this is usually not allowed. This has been the case even for streamed poker games. Even so, one of the best things about watching these poker streams is being able to speculate about what the player will do next and […]

partypoker Partners with Baha Mar to Help Hurricane Victims

partypoker Partners with Baha Mar to Help Hurricane Victims

Poker tournaments are among the most luxurious events on the planet not just because of the star-studded attendance they often feature but also because of their ability to make a difference. The poker industry has always found ways to give back to the society from time to time, efforts that have made the industry even […]

It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

We’ve seen plenty of activity on the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard. Players have been swapping places constantly, and it really is anyone’s game this year. There are 10 very talented players at the top of the leaderboard in 2019, each with an impressive number of large cashes behind them. As 2019 comes […]

Legislation News

United States Congress Plans to Defund DOJ Wire Act Efforts

United States Congress Plans to Defund DOJ Wire Act Efforts

The United States Department of Justice under the Trump Administration has been the center of attention for the past several months due to its new interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Previously, as per the 2011 reinterpretation of the law, its applicability was only limited to interstate sports betting. However, the new interpretation of the […]

Online Poker in Deep Freeze as NY Focuses on Sports Betting

Online Poker in Deep Freeze as NY Focuses on Sports Betting

On Wednesday, a widely viewed and anticipated hearing that was focused on the future of sports betting in New York went down. At the hearing, the stakeholders explicitly discussed whether or not to authorize mobile betting on sporting activities in the near future. With the state’s sports betting already on tap, the lawmakers have now […]

Pa. Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of State Gambling Laws

Pa. Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of State Gambling Laws

In October 2017, the state of Pennsylvania signed into a law a set of gambling expansion laws that have since played a monumental role in the growth of the state’s gaming industry. Some of the things that Pennsylvanians are now able to enjoy include sports betting and online casino gaming which is expected to make […]

Industry News

Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous poker tables aren’t a new innovation in the online poker world but, when launched by PokerStars, they have the potential to make a big impact. PokerStars will be testing Stealth poker tables very soon and, while they didn’t change the game when Unibet and Bovada tried it years ago, anonymous tables will be an […]

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) has announced an upcoming software update, which will provide players with an improved tournament experience. The announcement was made on Twitter, so only a few details are known thus far. What we know from MPN’s tweet is that there will be a change to the tournament lobby. It seems as though […]

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

The Winning Poker Network has come under fire for the way it has dealt with a number of important issues affecting players. The increasing presence of bots and underpayment of rakeback on WPN has angered plenty of players, who are eagerly waiting for the company to address these problems and clarify how it plans to […]

Event News

CSOP and Run It Up Partner for Charity Event in October

CSOP and Run It Up Partner for Charity Event in October

The ninth edition of Jason Sommerville’s Run It Up Reno poker event will be heading back to the Peppermill Resort and Spa. Unsurprisingly, the forthcoming poker event that is set to run from October 11 to October 21 is shaping up to be an amazing 11-day festival. This is mostly because of the mind-blowing line-up […]

partypoker Partners with Baha Mar to Help Hurricane Victims

partypoker Partners with Baha Mar to Help Hurricane Victims

Poker tournaments are among the most luxurious events on the planet not just because of the star-studded attendance they often feature but also because of their ability to make a difference. The poker industry has always found ways to give back to the society from time to time, efforts that have made the industry even […]

Venetian Poker Room to Host Moot Tournament in Las Vegas

Venetian Poker Room to Host Moot Tournament in Las Vegas

The Venetian Poker Room, one of the biggest poker rooms in the United States, is the home to the incredibly popular DeepStacks Series which offers very lucrative guarantees to interested participants. In October, the poker room plans to host a guaranteed poker tournament with some rather interesting stipulations. However, poker players are not so happy […]