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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 […]

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

With Pennsylvania’s online gambling revenue up in February, poker players would have expected the card game to pick up some steam as well. Alas, poker has turned out to be the chronic underperformer, bringing hardly any value to the table. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released its numbers for February 2020, posting solid […]

Live Poker Events And Cash Games Extinct Due To Covid-19 Spread

Live Poker Events And Cash Games Extinct Due To Covid-19 Spread

During these times, when state after state order non-essential businesses to shut down to enforce the social distancing initiative and help curb the spread of the coronavirus /Covid-19/, live poker looks almost non-existent, as casinos and poker rooms shut doors for clients. The fewer casinos that remained open will be forced to close doors by […]

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

The global spread of coronavirus /Covid-19/ has already impacted the casino industry, as the general approach towards limiting the outbreak is to prevent people from gathering. Live poker has already been affected, too, with a number of high-end tournaments around the world being taken off the calendar due to the pandemic virus spread. In Las […]

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker is one of the oldest poker rooms for American online players starting way back in 2001, and since then started growing exponentially, just to elect to abandon the US during its prime when it had almost conquered the market, due to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act /UIGEA/. The shareholders’ decision not to continue […]

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 […]

Mike Postle And Defendants Request For More Time To Respond

Mike Postle And Defendants Request For More Time To Respond

The civil lawsuit filed against Mike Postle and other defendants is facing serious delays as it makes its way through the court system of the United States, testing the patience of the poker community and everyone else eager to know the truth. The final outcome of the story that broke in September 2019, when Veronica […]

PokerStars Adds 6 Card Omaha Amid MInor Tweaks Internationally

PokerStars Adds 6 Card Omaha Amid MInor Tweaks Internationally

PokerStars has made a new stride in innovating the poker experience for everyone, with its latest game, 6 Card Omaha, arriving on the global domain and offering players an opportunity to play a slightly different, but equally competitive version of poker. Meanwhile, a few markets around the world have got their own special twist and […]

Andrew Yang Will Go Down as the First Presidential Candidate to Endorse Poker

Andrew Yang Will Go Down as the First Presidential Candidate to Endorse Poker

Presidential hopeful and poker enthusiast Andrew Yang ended his campaign bid on February 11 unable to garner additional support to push past the Democratic in-house elections. He was the first candidate to speak on a variety of issues, including universal income, digital tax and surprisingly, the legalization of online poker. His hint at taxing digital […]

Zynga Poker Introduces WPT Sweepstakes Promotion

Zynga Poker Introduces WPT Sweepstakes Promotion

Poker fans will be able to enjoy an exceptional new Sweepstakes promotional offer, backed by recreational poker platform Zynga Poker and the World Poker Tour (WPT), one of the flagship names in the world of professional poker. Zynga players now have the opportunity to qualify for the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Florida, […]

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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

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

With Pennsylvania’s online gambling revenue up in February, poker players would have expected the card game to pick up some steam as well. Alas, poker has turned out to be the chronic underperformer, bringing hardly any value to the table. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released its numbers for February 2020, posting solid […]

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

The global spread of coronavirus /Covid-19/ has already impacted the casino industry, as the general approach towards limiting the outbreak is to prevent people from gathering. Live poker has already been affected, too, with a number of high-end tournaments around the world being taken off the calendar due to the pandemic virus spread. In Las […]

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker is one of the oldest poker rooms for American online players starting way back in 2001, and since then started growing exponentially, just to elect to abandon the US during its prime when it had almost conquered the market, due to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act /UIGEA/. The shareholders’ decision not to continue […]

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 […]