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Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Last week, PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg surrendered himself to federal authorities nearly nine years after being charged with a number of gambling and financial crimes. Now, he has been released on $1 million bail as his legal team negotiates a deal with prosecutors. The History of PokerStars and Black Friday It was back in 2001 […]

PokerStars Announces Largest Ever Sunday Million

PokerStars Announces Largest Ever Sunday Million

The Sunday Million event from PokerStars is always a big deal but, this time around, we’ll be looking at a huge event. Starting March 22nd, PokerStars will be hosting the largest ever Sunday Millions tournament with a $12.5 million guarantee. With a prize pool of this size, the winner of the event will be walking […]

888Poker Blizzard Series Returns in February

888Poker Blizzard Series Returns in February

The coolest online poker tournament will be back next month, as 888Poker launches its XL Blizzard series on February 6. The event will take place over the course of 11 days, and there will be 34 tournaments for players enjoy with over $1.4 million in guarantees. Players with a wide range of budgets will be […]

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

In Pennsylvania, online poker is thriving. Over the course of the state’s first full month of providing players with the opportunity to play poker games online, almost $2.5 million in revenue was generated. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) published is December 2019 report, which showed that online gaming earnings had increased from the previous […]

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska has had some very strict laws regarding gambling activities for decades, but that could soon change. A new bill could make it legal for players across the state to play online poker and daily fantasy sports while engaging in sportsbetting. The new Games of Skill Act (LB990) is a new legislation that has been […]

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

Last month, it was announced that the next Las Vegas World Series of Poker would take place in June and July 2020. Only 12 actual event dates were released and now the tournament’s organizers have provided a little bit more information – this time, concerning high rollers. The WSOP has announced all of the events […]

Will PartyPoker Be Entering Nevada’s Online Poker Market

Will PartyPoker Be Entering Nevada’s Online Poker Market

PartyPoker is one of the leading online poker providers in the world, so it’s interesting that the site has yet to go live in America’s biggest gambling destination. However, the brand may soon be available to residents of the City of Sin, as rumours are circulating about PartyPoker potentially making itself available in Nevada’s gambling […]

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

Online poker hasn’t been legal in Michigan very long, but gaming operators are already making big plans for entering the state’s soon-to-be regulated market. PokerStars has been quick on the mark, having recently announced its new partnership with an Indian tribe in order to bring online poker to Michigan as soon as possible. In a […]

PartyPoker Adds New Run It Twice Feature

PartyPoker Adds New Run It Twice Feature

Over the course of the past year, PartyPoker has been working on adding new updates and functionality to its software. Its latest addition is Run It Twice, which allows players to see two sets of community cards in order to create a more exciting experience. Run It Twice will be triggered when there are two […]

Jason Somerville Leaves Team PokerStars

Jason Somerville Leaves Team PokerStars

Jason Somerville has spent nearly five years as a member of Team PokerStars and, while he enjoyed plenty of success with the brand, he’s now moving on. The popular poker player and streamer announced yesterday that he will be parting ways with Team PokerStars, but has yet to confirm what he plans to do next. […]

Global Poker Index Names Players of the Year

Global Poker Index Names Players of the Year

2019 has come to a close, and that means one important thing in the online poker world. Today, the Global Poker Index has named its Players of the Year with five players receiving special honours. The Full List of GPI Players of the Year There are six players who have received the top honours for […]

Poker Cheaters Publicly Named on PGCB List

Poker Cheaters Publicly Named on PGCB List

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has recently published its list of involuntary excluded players to the internet, to make them more identifiable. Over 800 names are on the list, and several of the most recent names belong to poker players who were caught across the state. Poker Players in Hot Water The latest additions to […]

Legislation News

Online Poker and Casino Games Now Legal In Michigan

Online Poker and Casino Games Now Legal In Michigan

Michigan has become the latest state to legalize online poker and casino games in America. There are 26 casinos across the state that will now be able to offer plenty of exciting gaming opportunities to players across the state. The gambling expansion legislation has been signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, just one year […]

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

In 2018, lawmakers in Pennsylvania made history when they made their state the fourth to legalize online poker – and, Michigan could be next. There is talk that the state is likely to pass legislation within a week. All that’s left to do now is wait for the green light from Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Once […]

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 […]

Industry News

Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Last week, PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg surrendered himself to federal authorities nearly nine years after being charged with a number of gambling and financial crimes. Now, he has been released on $1 million bail as his legal team negotiates a deal with prosecutors. The History of PokerStars and Black Friday It was back in 2001 […]

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

In Pennsylvania, online poker is thriving. Over the course of the state’s first full month of providing players with the opportunity to play poker games online, almost $2.5 million in revenue was generated. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) published is December 2019 report, which showed that online gaming earnings had increased from the previous […]

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska has had some very strict laws regarding gambling activities for decades, but that could soon change. A new bill could make it legal for players across the state to play online poker and daily fantasy sports while engaging in sportsbetting. The new Games of Skill Act (LB990) is a new legislation that has been […]

Event News

PokerStars Announces Largest Ever Sunday Million

PokerStars Announces Largest Ever Sunday Million

The Sunday Million event from PokerStars is always a big deal but, this time around, we’ll be looking at a huge event. Starting March 22nd, PokerStars will be hosting the largest ever Sunday Millions tournament with a $12.5 million guarantee. With a prize pool of this size, the winner of the event will be walking […]

888Poker Blizzard Series Returns in February

888Poker Blizzard Series Returns in February

The coolest online poker tournament will be back next month, as 888Poker launches its XL Blizzard series on February 6. The event will take place over the course of 11 days, and there will be 34 tournaments for players enjoy with over $1.4 million in guarantees. Players with a wide range of budgets will be […]

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

Last month, it was announced that the next Las Vegas World Series of Poker would take place in June and July 2020. Only 12 actual event dates were released and now the tournament’s organizers have provided a little bit more information – this time, concerning high rollers. The WSOP has announced all of the events […]