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WSOP Online Start with 31 Gold Bracelet Events Throughout July

WSOP Online Start with 31 Gold Bracelet Events Throughout July

WSOP Online started on July 1 with the $500 Buy-In No-Limit Hold’em Kick-off event A total of 31 bracelet events will be won on WSOP.com available to New Jersey and Nevada players in July The rest of the WSOP bracelet events will be played on GGPoker’s international platform The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online […]

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

The world’s leading poker card room, PokerStars, is going to start a month-long online tournament featuring $50 million in guaranteed prize money. The event kicks off on July 5 under the name of PokerStars Stadium Series. PokerStars Launches $50m Stadium Series With most poker events canceled out this year, online poker sites in the United […]

Bike Casino Reopens, Welcomes Poker Players in California

Bike Casino Reopens, Welcomes Poker Players in California

The Bike Casino in Bell Gardens, California has reopened today, Friday, June 19, at 6:00 a.m. local time. All patrons must wear protective face masks. Bicycle Hotel & Casino Welcomes Poker Back in California Brick-and-mortar poker has returned to California with the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens restarting operations on Friday, June 19. […]

WPT Enters NJ with partypoker, Revs up Online Poker Events

WPT Enters NJ with partypoker, Revs up Online Poker Events

The World Poker Tour and partypoker have partnered up to continue rolling out poker events in the United States and help fill in the vacuum left by the lack of traditional poker events. Partypoker and WPT Team Up to Bring More Poker Events Online The World Poker Tour and partypoker have rekindled an old romance […]

Postle Innocent in Cheating Scandal, District Judge Rules

Postle Innocent in Cheating Scandal, District Judge Rules

Following several fraught months, Mike Postle has achieved another victory in the alleged cheating scandal that involved his name. All 14 complaints against the player have been dismissed and he was found not guilty of cheating, a District Judge in Sacramento ruled. Mike Postle Marks Another Success in Court Mike Postle’s lawsuits may be close […]

Dan Cates Explains Cheating Accusations, Responds to Dan Bilzerian

Dan Cates Explains Cheating Accusations, Responds to Dan Bilzerian

Following allegations of cheating Dan Cates has responded to Dan Bilzerian, the person who accused him earlier this week on Monday of cheating in a high-stakes private poker game. In the ensuing Tweet, Cates linked a Google Document (see the tweet) explaining the alleged cheating that took place. To get some context, Bill Perkins, another […]

Hard Rock Seminole Becomes First Florida Card Room to Reopen

Hard Rock Seminole Becomes First Florida Card Room to Reopen

Hard Rock opened the Seminole Hard Rock card room on Thursday, running poker games at a max capacity of six players per table. Seminole Becomes First Card Room to Reopen in Florida Hard Rock Seminole in Tampa became the first property to open doors and bring back poker to the state, after HRI CEO Jim […]

Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Poker numbers in the United States have been steady with New Jersey and Delaware reporting solid growth and decent increase in overall registrations, traffic, and rake. Online Poker Marks Growth in Delaware In March and April Delaware is one of the smallest online gaming markets in the United States, but it has seen a two-fold […]

PartyPoker US Network Online Series Kicks Off May 10

PartyPoker US Network Online Series Kicks Off May 10

The US PartyPoker network is kicking off an eight-day tournament from May 10 through May 17, as global poker traffic continues to surge. PartyPoker Launches Eight-Day $338,000 GTD Tournament On Sunday, May 10, the PartyPoker US Network Online Series gets underway, with Borgata Poker and BetMGM Poker opening their virtual card rooms in New Jersey. […]

VerStandig Says Postle Lied about Representing Himself

VerStandig Says Postle Lied about Representing Himself

The Mike Postle saga continues at full bore with the embattled player facing new challenges. Mac VerStandig has filed a motion for sanctions against the player, on behalf of nearly 90 plaintiffs he now represents, seeking damages from Postle, who has allegedly cheated during a tournament. Yet accusations against the player go all the way […]

WSOP 2020 Postponed for the Fall – GGPoker Steps Up

WSOP 2020 Postponed for the Fall – GGPoker Steps Up

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has officially postponed its summer series, pushing the event back for an unspecified date in the fall. The event, which was supposed to unfold from May 26 through July 15 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will now have to wait on the backburner. This […]

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Online poker traffic has increased globally, hitting a new milestone of 45,000 concurrent players as of the end of March. Global Poker Traffic Doubles during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown GameIntel has released a study pointing to an increase in global online poker activity, with the figures reaching a five-year high, the company reported. According to the […]

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PokerStars’ Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty as Charges Get Dropped

PokerStars’ Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty as Charges Get Dropped

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg has pleaded guilty to running a multi-million-dollar online gambling business. The admission of guilt comes under certain conditions and is an opportunity for Mr. Scheinberg to clear his name. His incredible rise and the business he has built around PokerStars are, as Forbes put it, incredible. Mr. Scheinberg agreed to plead […]

Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

The future of online poker in the US is still in the air amid recent developments around the case in the US Court of Appeals as the New Hampshire Lottery Commission is continuing its efforts to set aside the 2018 DOJ interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Since the DOJ enforcement action remains on hold […]

Wire Act Court Case Continues, Online Poker Fate Remains In Limbo

Wire Act Court Case Continues, Online Poker Fate Remains In Limbo

Online poker operators and recreational poker players that prefer the comfort of their homes and electronic devices to enjoy a good game of poker, having fun with like-minded people, might have to send their gratitude to one specific entity, the New Hampshire Lottery Commission (NHLC). The lottery commission in New Hampshire continues its fight through […]

Industry News

Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Poker numbers in the United States have been steady with New Jersey and Delaware reporting solid growth and decent increase in overall registrations, traffic, and rake. Online Poker Marks Growth in Delaware In March and April Delaware is one of the smallest online gaming markets in the United States, but it has seen a two-fold […]

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Online poker traffic has increased globally, hitting a new milestone of 45,000 concurrent players as of the end of March. Global Poker Traffic Doubles during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown GameIntel has released a study pointing to an increase in global online poker activity, with the figures reaching a five-year high, the company reported. According to the […]

TSG and Flutter on Track to Complete Merger After Regulatory OK

TSG and Flutter on Track to Complete Merger After Regulatory OK

As most gambling worldwide has come to a halt, The Stars Group and Flutter Entertainment continue with their planned super-merger to create a new gaming behemoth. PokerStars Parent Company Obtains Another Regulatory Approval Across the Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the go-ahead to a pending merger between Flutter Entertainment […]

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WSOP Online Start with 31 Gold Bracelet Events Throughout July

WSOP Online Start with 31 Gold Bracelet Events Throughout July

WSOP Online started on July 1 with the $500 Buy-In No-Limit Hold’em Kick-off event A total of 31 bracelet events will be won on WSOP.com available to New Jersey and Nevada players in July The rest of the WSOP bracelet events will be played on GGPoker’s international platform The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online […]

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

$50m Stadium Series by PokerStars Launch on July 5

The world’s leading poker card room, PokerStars, is going to start a month-long online tournament featuring $50 million in guaranteed prize money. The event kicks off on July 5 under the name of PokerStars Stadium Series. PokerStars Launches $50m Stadium Series With most poker events canceled out this year, online poker sites in the United […]

WPT Enters NJ with partypoker, Revs up Online Poker Events

WPT Enters NJ with partypoker, Revs up Online Poker Events

The World Poker Tour and partypoker have partnered up to continue rolling out poker events in the United States and help fill in the vacuum left by the lack of traditional poker events. Partypoker and WPT Team Up to Bring More Poker Events Online The World Poker Tour and partypoker have rekindled an old romance […]