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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 […]

The Global Casino Championship Hosted by WSOP Launches Today

The Global Casino Championship Hosted by WSOP Launches Today

The WSOP Global Casino Championship is getting underway today, September 13, after the company confirmed on Friday that the event will be held online and on Sunday. The World Series of Poker is playing a host to the Global Casino Championship, which is definitely an important event on the poker calendar. With over $1 million […]

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 […]

Woman Charged with Stealing Esfandiari’s $1m of Belongings

Woman Charged with Stealing Esfandiari’s $1m of Belongings

Poker professional Antonio Esfandiari reported $1 million in cash and valuables missing back in July. The police finally have apprehended a suspected, 46-year-old Svitlana Silva, Esfandiari’s father’s former paramour. Svitlana Silva Arrested in Esfandiari’s Theft Case Authorities have apprehended Svitlana Silva, a 4-year-old-woman, who is the primary suspect in the robbing of high-stakes poker professional […]

PokerStars WCOOP 2020 Ready to Get Going on August 30

PokerStars WCOOP 2020 Ready to Get Going on August 30

One of the world’s largest online poker events by PokerStars is about to kick off on August 30. The WCOOP gets underway with close to $82 million in guaranteed prize money. PokerStars’ Largest WCOOP to Date Kicks Off Poker tournament continue to gather steam in 2020 despite the pandemic and the PokerStars WCOOP 2020 is […]

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 […]

Susie Zhao Murderer Brought on Charges as Police Release More Information

Susie Zhao Murderer Brought on Charges as Police Release More Information

The murder of Susie Zhao, a popular and beloved poker community member, shook many. Now, the man who murdered her on the night of June 12 has been brought up to justice and charged with first-degree murder. Police Brings Man on First-Degree Murder Charges for Susie Zhao’s Death A man suspected of murdering beloved poker […]

PokerStars Keeps Doting on New Jersey and Pennsylvania

PokerStars Keeps Doting on New Jersey and Pennsylvania

The states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania are going to enjoy a new round of promotions and events doted on them by PokerStars. PokerStars Dotes More on New Jersey and Pennsylvania PokerStars USA is deepening its roots in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with its dedicated local IPs, PokerStars NJ, and PokerStars PA respectively. The company […]

Poker Central to Introduce a New High Stakes Duel Show

Poker Central to Introduce a New High Stakes Duel Show

Poker Central is debuting the High Stakes Duel format and show which will pit poker pros in a head-to-head battle in 12-round competition. The event starts on July 30 and will be broadcast live from the PokerGO Studio at Aria Resort & Casino. What’s Poker Central’s High Stakes Duel? Poker Central has announced a new […]

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 […]

Borgata and Phil Ivey Reportedly Reach a Settlement

Borgata and Phil Ivey Reportedly Reach a Settlement

A six-year-long court battle between poker legend Phil Ivey and the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa may have been settled. Phil Ivey and Borgata Reportedly Settle Professional poker player Phil Ivey and the Borgata have reportedly settled a six-year lawsuit which alleged that Ivey, one of the richest poker players in the world, had teamed […]