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Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

Another Threat For Online Poker On The Horizon

The future of online poker in the US is still in the air amid recent developments around the case in the US Court of Appeals as the New Hampshire Lottery Commission is continuing its efforts to set aside the 2018 DOJ interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Since the DOJ enforcement action remains on hold […]

Andrew Yang Will Go Down as the First Presidential Candidate to Endorse Poker

Andrew Yang Will Go Down as the First Presidential Candidate to Endorse Poker

Presidential hopeful and poker enthusiast Andrew Yang ended his campaign bid on February 11 unable to garner additional support to push past the Democratic in-house elections. He was the first candidate to speak on a variety of issues, including universal income, digital tax and surprisingly, the legalization of online poker. His hint at taxing digital […]

Johns Hopkins Professor Gives Class a Poker Lesson

Johns Hopkins Professor Gives Class a Poker Lesson

Professor Avi Rubin usually teaches courses about computer security at Johns Hopkins University but, in his latest class, he turned his focus to poker. It’s a pretty unusual topic for a university professor undertake but he saw the value in giving students valuable insight into the game. Throughout the two-week course, “An Introduction to the […]

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 […]

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, […]

$1M Bonus Up For Grabs in PartyPoker’s $20M Guarantee Event

$1M Bonus Up For Grabs in PartyPoker’s $20M Guarantee Event

At partypoker, you can always expect tournaments to offer some amazing prizes – but this is just ridiculous! In the upcoming $20M guarantee tournament from partypoker, the brand will be awarding the winner with a special $1 million bonus if they happen to land in first place at the end of their Day 1. This […]

PokerStars Officially Launches in Pennsylvania

PokerStars Officially Launches in Pennsylvania

It has been over a year since online poker was legalized in Pennsylvania, and now the first poker site has finally gone live in the state. On Monday at 10pm, PokerStars officially launched in Pennsylvania. This is fantastic news for players across the state who have patiently been awaiting the opportunity to play poker online […]

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 […]

Could Daniel Neagreanu Win WSOP Player of the Year for the Third Time?

Could Daniel Neagreanu Win WSOP Player of the Year for the Third Time?

The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious event in the professional poker world, and Player of the Year is a coveted title. This year’s race has been an exciting one, and Daniel Negreanu has just thrust himself into the Number 1 spot. If he manages to hold on, this could be the third […]

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) has announced an upcoming software update, which will provide players with an improved tournament experience. The announcement was made on Twitter, so only a few details are known thus far. What we know from MPN’s tweet is that there will be a change to the tournament lobby. It seems as though […]