Gregg Johnson

From sports betting to casinos, Gregg has written high quality articles for over 15 years for a huge network of different clients. He has always been an avid casual online poker player and so understands the ins and outs of the industry.

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WSOP $10,000 Main Event Returns for US and Int. Players

WSOP $10,000 Main Event Returns for US and Int. Players

WSOP is bringing back the Main Event for 2020 with a mixed online and offline format, two finals and a heads-up match US and international players will have their own Main Event to sort out before the winners of both meeting at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for a final showdown […]

Many Big Poker Rooms in Las Vegas Remain Shuttered

Many Big Poker Rooms in Las Vegas Remain Shuttered

With poker slowly returning to Las Vegas, the question that concerned parties bring up is not if the game would return, but rather what would happen to poker rooms that don’t restart their operations soon. Earlier in October, the Press of Atlantic did outline a possible scenario for the restart of the game in New […]

Stones Gambling Hall and Kuraitis Cleared in Alleged Cheating

Stones Gambling Hall and Kuraitis Cleared in Alleged Cheating

The alleged cheating scheme facilitated by Stones Gambling Hall in Citrus Heights is finally coming to an end with a $30 million lawsuit reaching a conclusion with the majority of plaintiffs accepting the terms of a newly-brokered deal between all parties involved. It took a year, but finally an “amicable settlement” has been reached, confirmed […]

VerStandig Close to Settlement with Mike Postle in Cheating Case

VerStandig Close to Settlement with Mike Postle in Cheating Case

Mike Postle and VerStandig may have reached a settlement in the cheating scandal Postle is embroiled in. VerStandig has requested an extension to communicate the terms to all 88 plaintiffs he represents. Mike Postle and Plaintiffs May Have Reached a Settlement The saga between Mike Postle and 88 plaintiffs accusing him of cheating in low-stake […]

Rowdy 2019 WSOP Player Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges

Rowdy 2019 WSOP Player Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges

A disturbed poker player in the 2019 WSOP has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges after spending months undergoing mental health recovery to be able to stand trial. Ken Strauss Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges Last year will be remembered fondly. It was a year without the novel coronavirus and a year in which the 2019 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]