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Isai Scheinberg Walks with $30,000 Fine in PokerStars Saga

Isai Scheinberg Walks with $30,000 Fine in PokerStars Saga

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg was sentenced to “time served”  and a $30,000 fine for running an illegal Internet gambling business US Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has accepted the argument that Mr. Scheinberg has been an upstanding person and he had remained in constant touch with US authorities in a bid to remedy the situation Mr. […]

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 […]

PokerStars Withdraws from China, Taiwan and Macau Online Poker

PokerStars Withdraws from China, Taiwan and Macau Online Poker

The Stars Group’s worldwide card room, PokerStars, has decided to withdraw from the online poker market in several potentially big jurisdictions, including China, Taiwan and Macau. PokerStars Withdraws from Asian Markets, Here Is Why PokerStars has quit three pivotal markets, focusing its efforts elsewhere. The company is officially withdrawing from China, Taiwan, and Macau and […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ben Affleck Drunkenly Plays in Poker Game, Wins $1.5K

Ben Affleck Drunkenly Plays in Poker Game, Wins $1.5K

Award-winning actor, director and screenwriter Ben Affleck has recently been on a wild night out, involving alcohol and poker. For any other A-lister, this would be a regular night on the town, but the news has gone viral to Affleck’s ongoing battle with alcohol addiction. According to TMZ, Affleck was caught on camera, stumbling out […]

partypoker To Implement More Changes to Its Online Platform

partypoker To Implement More Changes to Its Online Platform

This year has seen partypoker make a number of sweeping changes to its online poker room. The site which is arguably the second largest poker site has over the past few months implemented several changes that have included the removal of HUDs and the introduction of the requirement that all players change their aliases. All […]

Stones Live Poker Suspended Over Cheating Allegations

Stones Live Poker Suspended Over Cheating Allegations

The poker community has recently been rocked by an alleged cheating scandal on Stones Live Poker, a cash game live-stream show that is held at the Stones Gambling Hall in Northern California. The issue at hand has been subject to a ton of debates. Joey Ingram even went as far as dedicating a 5-hour long […]