Kate Barrington

Busy perusing around the web to find out what goes on behind the scenes, you can be sure she’ll have the answers to your questions. Kate B, or as her friends call her “Ask Kate”, is our own little online gambling Kate-pedia.

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Facebook and CMU’s New Poker AI Beats Five Poker Pros

Poker professionals may soon have to find new jobs as Artificial Intelligence seems to be taking over. Facebook and the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have recently built an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot that was able to beat top human professional poker players in six-player no-limit Texas hold’em poker which is the most popular variant of […]

WSOP Announces 2019 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has recently released the list of 10 finalists that stand a chance of being inducted into the 2019 Poker Hall of Fame class. These 10 nominees were determined following a public nomination process which was then followed by screening by the Poker Hall of Fame’s Governing Council. As it […]

Poker Community Mourns Russian Poker Star Liliya Novikova

On Wednesday, June 12, the poker community received some very disturbing news that one of their own, Liliya “Liay5” Novikova had passed away at the young age in an accident at her home. The esports player and renowned Twitch streamer was found deceased in the bathtub by an elderly neighbor at her parents’ apartment. According […]

Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars Part Ways After Twelve Years

Barely a week after tying the knot with poker personality Amanda Leatherman, Daniel Negreanu has delivered yet another huge announcement. Taking to social media (specifically Twitter), the poker legend announced to his fans that he and PokerStars were ending their 12-year relationship which was arguably the world’s most high-profile sponsorship. “I have an important announcement […]

Borgata Summer Poker Open to Return as From July 9

Following the massive success of its Borgata Spring Poker Open, the top gaming venue in New Jersey has announced yet another tournament series that is set to go down in the summer. Getting underway just before the conclusion of the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP), the forthcoming poker tournament will feature another $1 million […]

PokerStars Slapped with Fine by New Jersey Gaming Regulators

PokerStars which is considered to be the world’s largest poker site has recently been slapped with a fine by New Jersey gambling regulators. The $10,000 fine that the company’s sportsbook operation was slapped with is by far the largest sports betting fine ever issued in the state. While $10,000 is definitely a large amount of […]

PokerStars’ $75M Guaranteed SCOOP to Kick Off on May 12

PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is set to make a return as from May 12 to May 17 and this time it will be featuring a record $75 million worth of guaranteed prize pools which will be further supplemented by at least $1 million guaranteed for every single day of the poker series. […]

Michigan Moves Closer to Legalizing Online Poker

Michigan has worked out the kinks of online poker a long while back. Unfortunately, the state had a rather poor run with its former Governor Rick Snyder who shot down the legislation. A new one is on the way. Rick Snyder Is Out, Michigan Keeps Pushing for Online Poker Michigan is back on its way […]

Online Poker in Limbo as DOJ Extends Compliance Deadline

The uncertainty surrounding the future of online poker in the United States remains for the foreseeable futures thanks to the recent 1961 Wire Act opinion reversal by the United States Department of Justice. Initially, the DOJ set the deadline for compliance with the revised opinion to April 15 but this has recently changed with the […]

2019 WSOP Announces Nine Online Bracelet Events

Since it hosted its very first online gold bracelet events in 2015, the World Series of Poker site has gone ahead to award a total of nine bracelets. This trend continues this year albeit with way more bracelet events and features for online poker players to enjoy. The wait for the 2019 World Series of […]