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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MPN’s Universal Championship of Poker Returns on Sept. 15

Online poker tournaments are more popular than ever and this is largely due to the massive marketing campaigns that online poker operators have been pushing. The most popular names in the world of online poker tournaments include PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and the currently-running World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) as well […]

PokerStars Reveals Plans for Second Edition of PSPC

Earlier this week, PokerStars officially revealed that it has plans to hold the second edition of the massively successful Pokerstars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). The championship event series will be making its grand return as from August 20 to August 24 but the location has been shifted from the Bahamas to Barcelona. Just like […]

The Stars Group Releases Earnings Report for Q2 2019

On Monday, August 12, The Stars Group reported its financial results for the second quarter of the year ended June 30.  In addition to that, the company’s officials also provided updated 2019 full-year guidance ranges and announced that that it The Stars Group has appointed an additional director to its Board of Directors. There were […]

PokerStars Rolls Out Short Deck 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go’s

Renowned poker operator has officially become the first online poker platform to unveil short deck lottery tournament with the launch of its 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go events on Thursday, July 25. Players with access to the dot-com client of the poker room are now able to enjoy the poker operator’s offerings and they can […]

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 […]