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WSOP Announces 12 More Las Vegas Events

WSOP Announces 12 More Las Vegas Events

It was just last week that the World Series of Poker organizers announced their dates for the upcoming Las Vegas event next summer, and now we have confirmation of 12 of the events. The final schedule has yet to be confirmed, but these are the important WSOP events that players should be aware of so […]

First PACOOP A Huge Success for PokerStars

First PACOOP A Huge Success for PokerStars

The first-ever Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP) has recently come to an end, and the event has made a huge mark on the state’s gaming market. Attracting thousands of players, the inaugural PACOOP smashed its overall guarantee by over 25%. When PokerStars first announced the PACOOP, it was only a couple of weeks before […]

Poker Community Debates Rebuys in Tournaments

Poker Community Debates Rebuys in Tournaments

Daniel Negreanu is one of the world’s most influential poker players and, when he makes a bold statement on Twitter, he definitely gets people talking. Recently, he stated that he may not re-enter any tournaments throughout 2020, criticising the entire concept of re-buy tournaments. This is a sentiment that many poker players have been feeling […]

NJ DGE Posts Gaming and Poker Results for November

NJ DGE Posts Gaming and Poker Results for November

The Division of Gaming Enforcement, New Jersey’s regulator, has published the latest results about the online gaming and poker industry in November 2019. NJ Posts Poker and gaming Results for November The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has published the latest results of the gaming industry in the Garden States spanning the period […]

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

In 2018, lawmakers in Pennsylvania made history when they made their state the fourth to legalize online poker – and, Michigan could be next. There is talk that the state is likely to pass legislation within a week. All that’s left to do now is wait for the green light from Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Once […]

Dates Announced for 2020 WSOP Las Vegas

Dates Announced for 2020 WSOP Las Vegas

The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious poker event in the world. The tournament always takes place over the summer, but we’re already excited for next year’s event – especially now that the dates have been announced. The WSOP has announced that next year’s World Series of Poker will take place from Tuesday, […]

Two Players Accept Phil Galfond’s PLO Challenge

Two Players Accept Phil Galfond’s PLO Challenge

A few weeks ago, Phil Galfond issued a challenge to the high stakes poker community. Offering players the chance to play him heads-up, the Omaha poker legend wanted to prove that he’s still got it. Now, two players have accepted his challenge for the chance to win $1.2 million. The first player to accept the […]

PartyPoker MILLLIONS Online Builds $7M Prize Pool on Day 1A

PartyPoker MILLLIONS Online Builds $7M Prize Pool on Day 1A

This year’s partypoker MILLIONS online has been receiving plenty of hype over the course of the past few weeks and, now that it’s underway, the event is off to an amazing start. On Day 1A alone, the event has generated a $7 million prize pool. The first flight of the event took place on Sunday, […]

Updates to PokerStars Spin & Gos and 888 Blast

Updates to PokerStars Spin & Gos and 888 Blast

This week, two of the biggest online poker brands have decided to make some changes to their products. 888 Poker’s Blast and PokerStars’ Sits & Gos have seen a few tweaks. The new version of Blast poker will have three players at each table, rather than four players.  A representative from 888 Poker stated that […]

PokerStars PA Launches Christmas Calendar

PokerStars PA Launches Christmas Calendar

PokerStars made its entry into the Pennsylvania online poker market last week, and the brand is gearing up for the holidays. The site has launched its new Christmas Calendar promotion, which will surely get players in the festive spirit with a wide range of generous promotions on offer. The Christmas Calendar at PokerStars will be […]

Moneymaker’s Road to PSPC Tour Returns to America

Moneymaker’s Road to PSPC Tour Returns to America

After a brief circuit across Europe, Chris Moneymaker will be heading back to the United States with his Road to PSPC Tour. From December 13th to 15th, he will be hosting a life-changing poker tournament at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida. The buy-in for the event is $360, which isn’t bad when […]

PokerStars’ PACOOP Sees Impressive Enrolment

PokerStars’ PACOOP Sees Impressive Enrolment

PokerStars’ first-ever PACOOP (Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker) poker tournament was expected to be a big event, but things are starting to get ridiculous. We’re only three days in, and the site is smashing its guarantees thanks to an impressive number of players registering for PACOOP events. This is the first time that PokerStars has […]

Legislation News

Online Poker and Casino Games Now Legal In Michigan

Online Poker and Casino Games Now Legal In Michigan

Michigan has become the latest state to legalize online poker and casino games in America. There are 26 casinos across the state that will now be able to offer plenty of exciting gaming opportunities to players across the state. The gambling expansion legislation has been signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, just one year […]

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

Michigan Likely to be the Next State to Legalize Online Poker

In 2018, lawmakers in Pennsylvania made history when they made their state the fourth to legalize online poker – and, Michigan could be next. There is talk that the state is likely to pass legislation within a week. All that’s left to do now is wait for the green light from Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Once […]

United States Congress Plans to Defund DOJ Wire Act Efforts

United States Congress Plans to Defund DOJ Wire Act Efforts

The United States Department of Justice under the Trump Administration has been the center of attention for the past several months due to its new interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Previously, as per the 2011 reinterpretation of the law, its applicability was only limited to interstate sports betting. However, the new interpretation of the […]

Industry News

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska has had some very strict laws regarding gambling activities for decades, but that could soon change. A new bill could make it legal for players across the state to play online poker and daily fantasy sports while engaging in sportsbetting. The new Games of Skill Act (LB990) is a new legislation that has been […]

Will PartyPoker Be Entering Nevada’s Online Poker Market

Will PartyPoker Be Entering Nevada’s Online Poker Market

PartyPoker is one of the leading online poker providers in the world, so it’s interesting that the site has yet to go live in America’s biggest gambling destination. However, the brand may soon be available to residents of the City of Sin, as rumours are circulating about PartyPoker potentially making itself available in Nevada’s gambling […]

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

PokerStars Enters Michigan’s Online Poker Market with Tribal Casino

Online poker hasn’t been legal in Michigan very long, but gaming operators are already making big plans for entering the state’s soon-to-be regulated market. PokerStars has been quick on the mark, having recently announced its new partnership with an Indian tribe in order to bring online poker to Michigan as soon as possible. In a […]

Event News

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

WSOP Announces Championship Event Dates

Last month, it was announced that the next Las Vegas World Series of Poker would take place in June and July 2020. Only 12 actual event dates were released and now the tournament’s organizers have provided a little bit more information – this time, concerning high rollers. The WSOP has announced all of the events […]

Over 80 Events in PokerStars Winter Series

Over 80 Events in PokerStars Winter Series

The PokerStars Winter Series has just kicked off, and players in the online poker world are in for an exciting three weeks. From now until January 13th, there is a huge range of exciting events to take part in with buy-ins ranging from $5.50 up to $10,300. Over the course of three weeks, PokerStars has […]

Mega Path Offers Platinum Pass Opportunities Starting from Just $2

Mega Path Offers Platinum Pass Opportunities Starting from Just $2

PokerStars is making it easier than ever for players to earn Platinum Passes. The Mega Path offers players the ability to earn win their way to the 2020 PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) in Barcelona from just $2. The Mega Path is a unique way for players to work their way up from nearly nothing. It […]