Other Poker News (178 Articles)



This section contains the poker stories that we were unable to fit into any other section on this site. That being said, there are many interesting articles in this section - articles that are worth a read.

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Bwin.Party Up 10% on Takeover Speculation

Is Bwin.Party finally going to be sold? GVC Holdings reportedly made an offer to acquire the company last week.

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Nevada, Delaware Launch Online Poker Compact

Nevada and Delaware launched their online poker compact earlier today over a year after the two sides first signed the deal.

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Delaware's Online Poker Numbers Continue To Disappoint

Delaware's online poker industry continues to stagnate and disappoint the state's online poker supporters.

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Shares of Amaya, Inc. Drop For Sixth Straight Day

Shares of Amaya, Inc., the company that owns Pokerstars, have dropped for six straight days thanks to sustained selling pressure.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval: Launch of Nevada/Delaware Online Poker Compact Within "Four to Six Weeks"

According to Nevada's Governor, the online poker compact between Nevada and Delaware should be launching in 4-6 weeks.

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Shares of Bwin.Party Collapse After Potential Buyers Reportedly Back Off

Shares of Bwin.Party fell today after it was rumored that the company has been unable to attract any interest in a potential acquisition of its business.

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Daniel Negreanu Helping Effort To Land NHL Franchise in Las Vegas

Thanks to the effort of people such as Daniel Negreanu, Las Vegas is closer to landing its first professional sports franchise.

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Shares of 888 Holdings Jump After Rumored William Hill Approach

Shares of 888 Holdings jumped on Tuesday after it was revealed that William Hill may be making a bid for the company.

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Bitcoin Breaks Below The $200 Mark

The price of a single Bitcoin has plunged below the $200 mark today - how will this impact Bitcoin Poker web sites?

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Pokerstars: 40 Confirmed Entries For PCA $100k Super High Roller Event - And Counting

According to Pokerstars, 40 players have confirmed their participation in this year's PCA Super High Roller event that starts tomorrow.

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Shares of Amaya Gaming Group Hit All-Time High Following Release of Q3 Earnings Report

Shares of Amaya Gaming Group hit an all-time high following the release of their Q3 earnings report late last week.

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Garden City Group: 2,200 Full Tilt Poker Claimants Have Submitted Incomplete or Incorrect Information

The Garden City Group has set a deadline of November 24th for people to update any incorrect banking or SSN information.

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Daniel Negreanu, Jack McClelland To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

The WSOP announced earlier today that Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland will be the next two inductees into Poker's Hall of Fame.

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Phil Ivey Testifies in Lawsuit Against Crockfords

Phil Ivey is currently in London testifying against Crockfords in High Court - will his case be successful?

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Nevada Posts Online Poker Revenue of $742,000 in August

Nevada posted online poker revenues of just $742,000 in August, down considerably from the month before.

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Next Wave of Full Tilt Poker Payments Due To Be Sent Out This Week

According to John Pappas of the PPA, a total of $2 million is expected to be sent out to former US Full Tilt Poker customers later this week.

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Ultimate Gaming to Pull Out of New Jersey Market

Ultimate Gaming has made the decision to pull out of the New Jersey market after severing their contract with Trump Taj Mahal.

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Ted Forrest Takes To Twitter To Demand Payment From Mike "The Mouth" Matusow

Ted Forrest has taken to Twitter to demand the repayment of a four year old debt from Mike Matusow.

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$2,505,000 Overlay in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open main event ended up with an overlay of over $2.5 million, much to the delight of the participants in the event.

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T-Shirts Cause Stir at EPT100 Barcelona Super High Roller Final Table

Daniel Colman and Olivier Busquet's choice of T-shirts at the EPT100 Barcelona final table sparked outrage amongst some.

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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Up Slightly in July

New Jersey's online poker revenues ticked up a bit in July following a multi-month downtrend that started in April.

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EPT Barcelona Kicks Off In Three Days

The EPT Barcelona, aka EPT 100, will be kicking off in just a few days and is expected to be one of the largest European poker festivals ever.

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Public Nomination Process for 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class Now Underway

The public nomination process for the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame class is now open. Who do you think will be inducted?

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$10 Million Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship To Return on August 28th

The $10 million guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship will run from August 28th until September 3rd this year.

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Tony G Elected to European Parliament

Tony G was reportedly elected to the European Parliament earlier this week where he will be representing his country of Lithuania.

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Negreanu/Ivey Bracelet Bet, Matusow in the Movies and More

Details on the Negreanu/Ivey bracelet bet, Mike Matusow biopic is under development and more.

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Legalized and Regulated Online Poker Turns One Year Old in United States

Legalized and regulated online poker turned one year old on Wednesday as Ultimate Poker celebrated its 1st anniversary.

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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Hit $926,000 in March

Nevada's online poker revenues were up over 12% in March to $926,000. Over the past 12 months, the state's online poker site have generated almost $10 million.

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PartyPoker.com Disappears From Google

PartyPoker.com, along with PartyCasino.com, have both disappeared from Google's search engine results for the time being.

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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Up Slightly in March

New Jersey's online poker revenues ticked up slightly to $3.2 million in March while online gaming revenues increased 15%.

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Borgata: $2.2 Million in Revenue From Online Gaming Operations in Q4

According to Boyd Gaming, the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa reported $2.2 million in revenues from online gaming operations in Q4.

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First Round of Full Tilt Poker Payments Now Hitting Bank Accounts

The tortuous three year wait is finally over for many as Full Tilt Poker balances are starting to hit bank accounts across the United States.

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Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling Launches First Video

The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, which is being funded by Sheldon Adelson, released their first video last week.

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The Garden City Group Moves Closer To Making First Batch of Payments

The Garden City Group revealed earlier this week that they are moving closer towards making their first batch of payments.

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Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu Confirmed For Aussie Millions $250,000 Challenge

Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu are just some of the names that have confirmed their participation in this year's Aussie Millions $250,000 Challenge.

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Ivey League Launches

Ivey League, which is Phil Ivey's new online poker instructional video site, launched earlier this week.

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Partypoker Inks Deal With Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils

Earlier today, partypoker announced that it had signed a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils.

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Strong Turnout Anticipated For PCA Super High Roller Event

A strong turnout for this year's PCA Super High Roller event is expected, with the likes of Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari expected to participate.

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New Record for "Longest Continuous Poker Tournament" Set at APT-RWM Iron Man Poker Challenge

The record for longest continuous poker tournament was smashed at the APT-RWM Iron Man Poker Challenge earlier today.

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Online Gambling Off To Slow Start in Delaware

Online gambling is off to a slow start in Delaware due to a number of different issues, including geolocation errors and depositing issues.

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European Poker Tour Set To Return To Vienna in March

The European Poker Tour announced earlier today that they will be returning to Vienna for the sixth stop of Season 10.

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Delaware To Start "Soft Launch" of Real Money Online Gambling on Thursday

Delaware is set to have a soft launch of online gambling starting on Hallowe'en night, with a full launch being eyed for early November.

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Tom McEvoy, Scotty Nguyen Elected to Poker Hall of Fame

Earlier today it was revealed that Tom McEvoy and Scotty Nguyen will be the two newest additions to the Poker Hall of Fame.

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Trump Taj Mahal, Trump Plaza Issued Internet Gambling Permits in New Jersey

Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza were both issued Internet gambling permits by the state of New Jersey earlier today.

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Full Tilt Poker Claims Notices Start Hitting Inboxes

Emails are currently being sent out to all potentially eligible victims of Full Tilt Poker's fraud - have you gotten yours yet?

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Full Tilt Poker Claims Remission Process To Begin on Monday

The claims remission process for former US customers of Full Tilt Poker will officially get underway on Monday, September 16th, 2013.

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European Poker Tour Season 10 Kicks Off With EPT Barcelona

The tenth season of the European Poker Tour (EPT) got underway earlier this week with the kick off of the EPT Barcelona event.

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18 Players Turn Out For Inaugural WPT Alpha 8 Event

The inaugural WPT Alpha 8 event ended up with a total field of 18 players and 21 entries - the winner will take home a payday of nearly $900,000.

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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event Hits 2,000 Entries

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event reached its $10 million guarantee in what was a huge accomplishment for the tournament.

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Sheldon Adelson Reportedly Still Opposed To Online Poker

Sheldon Adelson has reportedly not switched into the pro online poker camp, despite rumors to the contrary that circulated this past weekend.

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First Ever $10,000 Sunday Tournament Runs on Ultimate Poker

Ultimate Poker, which launched for real money play earlier in the week, hosted its first ever $10,000 Sunday tournament earlier tonight.

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1 Million Euro Cash Game at the EPT Grand Final?

According to Pokerstarsblog.com, a massive cash game may be taking place at the upcoming EPT Grand Final in Monaco.

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EPT Grand Final Super High Roller Event: 30+ Players and Growing

According to Pokerstarsblog.com, more than 30 players have already signed up for the EPT Grand Final later this month.

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Phil Ivey Names His Caesars Cup Team

Phil Ivey has named his team for the Caesars Cup, a team that includes the likes of Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

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Phil Ivey Wins Again in Divorce Case

Phil Ivey has won again in his ongoing divorce case with Luciaetta Ivey, as the Nevada Supreme Court has ruled in his favor.

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Greg Raymer Speaks, Mega PLO Event Looming and More

Greg Raymer has spoken out after his recent arrest, and a massive Pot Limit Omaha tournament is likely coming to Pokerstars.

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Greg "Fossilman" Raymer Arrested in Prostitution Sting

According to multiple media reports, Greg Raymer was recently arrested during an undercover prostitution sting.

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"The Professionals" vs "Team Pokerstars"

The Professionals will be taking on Team Pokerstars in a series of heads-up matches during the upcoming EPT London.

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Barry Greenstein: Be Careful With Open-Face Chinese App

Team Pokerstars Pro Barry Greenstein has warned that a popular open-face Chinese app is vulnerable to cheaters.

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Zynga Rises After Reporting Q4 Earnings

Shares of Zynga rose in afterhours trading after the company reported better-than-expected Q4 earnings and revenue numbers.

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First Round Matches of National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set

The first round matches in the National Heads-Up Poker Championship have now been set, with Ivey/Laak and Dwan/Seidel highlighting the matches.

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Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey Confirmed For National Heads-Up Poker Championship

32 names, including the likes of Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Daniel Negreanu, have been confirmed for this year's National Heads-Up Poker Championship in Las Vegas.

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Dutch Boyd Sells a Bracelet, Negreanu on Millionare Matchmaker and More

Dutch Boyd sells one of his bracelets, Daniel Negreanu will be appearing on Millionaire Matchmaker and more.

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Big Turnout For First WPT Montreal Event

The first ever WPT Montreal event is looking to be a big winner, with roughly 1,000 total entries expected.

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Zynga Inks Deal with PartyGaming, Full Tilt Poker Ads Hitting TV and More

Zynga is up after signing a deal with Bwin.Party, Full Tilt Poker commercials are hitting TV and more.

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Howard Lederer Returns To The Tables, Death Threats Follow

Howard Lederer sat down to play some poker at the Bellagio and Aria this week, and death threats followed.

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Howard Lederer Breaks His Silence

Howard Lederer recently gave his first interview to Pokernews.com after many months of silence.

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The Final "Superstar Showdown" Numbers

The Superstar Showdown on Pokerstars has come to an end, with Viktor Blom posting a 11-3 record overall.

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, Pokerstars Part Ways

Viktor Blom has reportedly parted ways with Pokerstars - is he on his way to Full Tilt Poker?

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Zynga Crushed After Earnings Miss

Zynga was crushed in afterhours trading today after the company reportedly lost large amounts of their users.

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BIG ONE for ONE DROP - $18,346,673 To The Winner

The winner of the BIG ONE for ONE DROP will take home over $18 million, while the runner-up will collect $10 million plus.

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Spanish Poker Rooms Now Online, High Stakes Results Since FTP Went Offline and More

Spanish online poker rooms go live, biggest cash game winners since FTP went offline and more.

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Two Plus Two Forum Comes Back Online After Being Hacked

Two Plus Two Forums have come back online after a hack attack took place over two weeks ago.

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GSP Signs With 888 Poker, More FTP Job Openings, Draftday and More

GSP Signs With 888 Poker, More Full Tilt Poker job openings and more.

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Shuffle Master Purchases Ongame Network

Shuffle Master, Inc. has purchased the Ongame network for approximately 20 million Euros.

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Parent Company of Epic Poker League Files For Bankruptcy

The parent companies of the Epic Poker League and the Heartland Poker Tour filed for bankruptcy earlier today.

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Zynga COO: Online Gambling a "Very Interesting Opportunity"

Zynga's COO recently revealed that the company thinks that a move into real money online gambling is a very interesting opportunity during a recent earnings call.

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Churchill Downs Buys Bluff Media

In a surprising turn of events, Churchill Downs has purchased the assets of Bluff Media.

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Nikolay Evdakov Passes Away

Nikolay Evdakov passed away earlier this week, which came as shocking news to his many friends and people who knew him.

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Report: Zynga In "Active Conversations" Regarding Real Money Gambling

According to AllThingsD, Zynga is reportedly seriously contemplating making a move into real money gambling.

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Four Arrested in Jonathan Duhamel Home Invasion

Four people, including an ex-girlfriend, have reportedly been charged in the home invasion of Jonathan Duhamel.

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Jonathan Duhamel Victim of Home Invasion; World Series of Poker Bracelet Stolen

Jonathan Duhamel has been the victim of a home invasion, and his World Series of Poker bracelet has apparently been stolen.

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Phil Ivey's Financial Information Spills Into the Spotlight

Phil Ivey revealed information about his 2009 divorce settlement earlier today in response to Luciaetta Ivey's petition.

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Real Money Poker Coming to Facebook?

If real money online poker coming to Facebook in the UK in early 2012?

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"RaSZi" Over "ElkY" Via Second Round KO

Lex Veldhuis, also known as RaSZi, defeated Bertrand Grospellier via second round KO to win their fight.

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"ElkY" vs Veldhuis Kickboxing Match Set for November 22nd

On November 22nd, Elky and Lex Veldhuis will duke it out in a kickboxing match. Who you got?

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Report: Fertitta Brothers-Led Group Purchase Online Gaming Software Provider

Fertitta Interactive has reportedly inked a deal to purchase Cyberarts, which is an online gaming software provider.

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Donald Trump Looking to Get Into Online Poker

According to Businessweek, Donald Trump is looking to get involved in an online poker venture should legislation pass in the United States.

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Eric Molina Resurfaces

Eric Molina, troublemaker extraordinaire at the 2006 World Series of Poker, recently resurfaced at the 2011 Festa al Lago.

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Daniel Negreanu Returns to Online Action

The face of Pokerstars, Daniel Negreanu, has returned to the site after a multi-month absence after setting up shop in Canada.

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Sunday News Update: Chino Wins, Cao/Sahamies and More

Chino Rheem wins the first Epic Poker League event, Sahamies and Cao doing well and Negreanu speaks out against the EPL.

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Superstar Showdown: "Isildur1" Crushes Terje "Terken89" Augdal

Viktor Blom moved to 9-2 in the Superstar Showdown earlier today after crushing Terken89, aka Terje Augdal.

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First Half of EPT Season 8 Schedule Released

Pokerstars released the first half of the European Poker Tour schedule today, which includes stops in Italy and England.

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Ali Tekintamgac Causing a Stir at the WPT World Championship

Ali Tekintamgac, the player who was accused of cheating in the Partouche Poker Tour, is not the most popular player at the WPT Championship today.

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Zynga Hires the Team Behind PokerTableRatings

Earlier today, Zynga announced that they have hired the team behind the PokerTableRatings.com web site to work on Zynga Poker.

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Full Tilt Poker Enters Into Partnership With Fertitta Interactive

Full Tilt Poker has announced a new partnership with Fertitta Interactive, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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The New Philivey.com is Launching Soon

The new Philivey.com is launching soon, with Ivey promising to teach the world how to win at poker.

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Fights Breaking Out All Over the Place in the Poker World

There are fights breaking out all over the place in the poker world right now - are poker players a bit more on edge than usual?

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Peter Eastgate To Return To Poker After Hiatus

After an eight month long break from the world of poker, Peter Eastgate announced that he would be making his return at the EPT Copenhagen.

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Ashton "theASHMAN103" Griffin Runs 70 Miles In 24 Hours To Win $300k

Ashton Griffin, aka theASHMAN103, reportedly won an insane prop bet earlier today after successfully running 70 miles in 24 hours.

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Aussie Millions $100k Challenge Set To Get Underway on Saturday

The 100k Challenge at the 2011 Aussie Millions is slated to get underway Saturday afternoon, with names such as Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan set to participate.

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Annie Duke and Jeffrey Pollack Launch the "Federated Poker League"

Earlier today, Annie Duke and Jeffrey Pollack announced that they have launched the Federated Poker League, which will be invitation only.

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PCA: 1,560 Players End Up Turning Out For Main Event

1,560 players ended up turning out for the 2011 PCA main event, which ended up creating a total prize pool of over 15 million dollars.

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(Some) Big Names Turn Out For PCA $100k Super High Roller Event

Daniel Negreanu and Daniel Cates are some of the big names who have turned out for the 2011 PCA 100k Super High Roller event.

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Pros Converging On The Bahamas For the 2011 PCA

Many of poker's biggest names are currently converging on the 2011 PCA for one of poker's biggest festivals.

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Tom Marchese Named 2010 Card Player POY

Tom Marchese, also known online as kingsofcards, has taken down the 2010 Card Player POY title.

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"Secret" Plan to Pass Online Gambling Bill?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is reportedly behind a secret plan to pass online gambling legislation this year that would be very beneficial to Nevada casinos.

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Peter Eastgate's WSOP Main Event Bracelet Ends Up Selling For $147,500

Peter Eastgate ended up raising nearly 150,000 for charity after putting up his 2008 World Series of Poker bracelet up for auction on Ebay.

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The Bidding Intensifies For Peter Eastgate's WSOP Bracelet

The bidding for Peter Eastgate's 2008 World Series of Poker bracelet has intensified over the past few days, as bidding has increased past the 100k mark.

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Want To Own a Main Event Bracelet? Here's Your Chance

Peter Eastgate is auctioning off his 2008 World Series of Poker main event bracelet to benefit the US Fund for Unicef on Ebay.

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Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Earlier today, Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel were announced as the two new members of the Poker Hall of Fame.

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Taylor Caby and Jay Rosenkrantz Announce Plans to Develop Online Poker Documentary

Earlier today, Jay Rosenkrantz announced via his blog that he and Taylor Caby would be developing a new online poker documentary.

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Betfair Moving Closer To Becoming a Publicly Traded Company

Betfair is currently in the final stages of completing their initial public offering - an offering that will see them with a valuation of around 2 billion dollars.

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2011 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure To Include $100,000 Super High Roller Event

The 2011 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure will include an ultra large buy-in tournament (100k) that should help to lure some of poker's top names.

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Borgata Poker Open Breaks WPT Attendance Record

The 2010 Borgata Poker Open main event broke the record for the largest ever field in a World Poker Tour event.

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Deliverance Poker Files Lawsuit Against Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi and Tiltware, LLC

Deliverance Poker, LLC has filed a lawsuit against both Michael Mizrachi and Tiltware, LLC, claiming that Mizrachi signed a sponsorship deal with FTP while still under contract to Deliverance Poker.

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2010 WCOOP Kicks Off In Less Than 12 Hours

The 2010 World Championship of Online Poker kicks off in a little less than six hours. The WCOOP will kick off a very busy month of poker.

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A Possibility of Zynga Moving Into Real Money Online Poker if HR 2267 Is Signed Into Law?

According to a recent Businessinsider.com article, the maker of games such as Farmville and Mafia Wars may be contemplating a move into real money online poker if HR 2267 is passed.

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Brian Townsend Decides to Leave Cardrunners

In a June 2nd blog posting on Cardrunners.com, Brian Townsend announced that he will no longer be a lead instructor on the site as of June 1st.

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World Series of Poker Europe Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) was released by WSOP.com earlier today. The series will feature a total of five bracelet events.

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Phil Laak Will Attempt to Break Poker Endurance Record on June 2nd

Phil Laak will be attempting to break Paul Zimbler's poker endurance record at the Bellagio in early June. Will he succeed?

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European Poker Tour Season 7 Details Released

Pokerstars released the European Poker Tour Season 7 schedule today, although there are still a few details that have yet to be formalized. The tour will feature a new stop in Tallinn.

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Launches PokerStatic.com

Phil Galfond, also known as OMGClayAiken, launched a new site earlier today called PokerStatic.com. The site features a number of videos and podcasts.

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Cole South Leaving Cardrunners, "durrrr Challenge" Update

Cole South announces his departure from Cardrunners as both an owner and an instructor, while there is some more action in the Durrrr Challenge.

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Record Turnout For EPT San Remo Event

A total of 1,240 players turned out for the EPT San Remo event this year, creating the largest ever EPT field on European soil.

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New Tom Dwan / Full Tilt Poker Commercial Hits the Internet

A new commercial featuring the newest member of Team Full Tilt, Tom durrrr Dwan, hit the Internet earlier today.

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National Heads-Up Poker Championship Field Set

The list of names for the 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship has been set, with Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu and Tom Dwan all expected to take part.

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870 Players Take Part in NAPT Venetian Event

Over 800 players registered to play in the first ever NAPT event at the Venetian, marking the second successful event of the new NAPT.

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Strong Turnout Expected for NAPT Venetian Event

A strong turnout is expected for the first NAPT event at the Venetian later this month, as a total of 235 people have already qualified for the event through Pokerstars.com.

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Plenty of Movement At The Top of the All-Time Tournament Money List in 2009

There was plenty of movement at the top of the all-time tournament money list in 2009, as Daniel Negreanu and Phil Ivey surged to the top of the list.

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PartyGaming and Bwin to Merge?

According to various news reports, a merger between PartyGaming and Bwin may be in the cards.

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Paul Zimbler Sets New Poker Endurance Record

Paul Zimbler broke David Cain's poker endurance record yesterday after playing poker for 75 hours straight at the 2009 World Series of Poker Europe.

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Bidding War for the World Poker Tour?

A second bidder has emerged for the assets of the World Poker Tour, and the company's Board of Directors is reportedly considering the new offers.

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Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Breaks Sit and Go Record

Bertrand Grospellier, better known as ElkY online, has broken the record for most SNGs played in an hour while still achieving a profit.

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Clonie Gowen vs Full Tilt Poker, SCOOP, PartyGaming and More

The Poker King has a status update on the Full Tilt Poker vs Clonie Gowen lawsuit, SCOOP, PartyGaming and more.

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Greg "Fossilman" Raymer and Others Officially Launch ProPlayLive.com

Greg Raymer has officially launched ProPlayLive.com, which will feature educational poker content from the likes of Annie Duke, Raymer and Erik Seidel. Can they compete in a very crowded niche?

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Layne Flack Arrested

Poker pro Layne Flack was arrested early Friday morning and booked on a number of different charges, including DUI, speeding and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

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Ferguson, Ivey Favorites To Win 2009 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Betting odds for the 2009 National Heads-Up Poker Championship have now been unveiled - to nobody's surprise, Chris Ferguson and Phil Ivey are the two favorites to win the event.

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Gus Hansen vs Theo Jorgensen Boxing Match Set To Take Place On February 21st

Gus Hansen is slated to square off against Theo Jorgensen on February 21st, 2009, in a much-hyped boxing match that will take place during the EPT event in Copenhagen, Denmark. Jorgensen is currently a big favorite to win.

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Launches BlueFirePoker.com

Phil Galfond, one of the best poker players in the world, has just recently launched BlueFirePoker.com, which is another addition to the poker training niche.

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Huge Turnout for the 2009 PCA Main Event

The Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure continues to grow in size, with organizers expecting over 1300 hundred players in this year's main event.

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The World Poker Tour To Pull Out of Online Gambling Business?

The World Poker Tour announced that they were terminating their agreement with Cryptologic on Friday afternoon. This will likely signal the end of the World Poker Tour's foray into the online gambling business.

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How Much Of An Impact Will the Global Economic Meltdown Have on Online Poker?

What Kind of an Impact Will the Global Economic Crisis Have on Online Poker?

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Publicly Traded Companies With Ties to Online Poker Industry Taking It On the Chin In Market Meltdown As Well

Partygaming, Ladbrokes and the World Poker Tour have all been crushed in the global stock market meltdown of 2008.

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Dave Cain Breaks Poker Endurance Record

Dave Cain has broken for longest time an individual has continuously played poker.

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Year Over Year Poker Network Traffic Numbers

Year Over Year poker network traffic numbers reveal that Pokerstars and Full Tilt keep growing, while Party Poker and Bodog shrink.

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World Poker Tour Tournament Numbers Continue to Decline

World Poker Tour tournament numbers continue to shrink. What's the cause?

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Dave Cain Will Attempt to Break Poker Endurance Record in September

Dave Cain will attempt to break the record for world's longest poker session in September.

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World Poker Tour Rocked; Stock Drops 20%+

Common stock of the World Poker Tour drops 20% over concerns about their future.

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Tiffany Michelle and Pokernews Trade Shots Online



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Pokernews is Furious with Tiffany Michelle



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Barry Greenstein and David Williams Get Into Confrontation at the Bellagio Cup IV Main Event



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Another Poker Training Site About to Launch?



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World Poker Tour (WPTE) Stock Now Worth Less Than Its Cash Balance



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Lee Jones Joins Cardrunners as Chief Operating Officer



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Another Poker Murder - Death at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City



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College and University Poker Championships Launch in North America and the UK



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Harrah's Entry Into the Online Poker Market Will Quicken The Move Towards Regulated Online Poker in the United States



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Cardrunners (www.cardrunners.com) Unleashes New Site on the Public



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UK Report - Gambling Actually Down Since 1999



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Pokertracker Victim of Hacking



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Tax Man To Take His Bite out of Poker Tournament Winnings



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Why Does Jean-Robert Bellande Have the Worst Posted Odds to Win Survivor?



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Man Vs. Machine: Humans Win Poker Challenge in Vancouver



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Pokernews.com Has Purchased Neverwinpoker



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Phil Hellmuth Jr. To Appear on Season Seven of the Surreal Life



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IOG Casinos and Empire Online Team Up to Launch Affiliate Club



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Is Cardplayer Stealing from Pokernews.com?



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Harrah's Bans Richard "Quiet Lion" Brodie from their Casinos, World Series of Poker



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De La Hoya / Mayweather Jr. Fight Brings Rich "Fish" To the Las Vegas Poker Tables



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"Lucky You" A Huge Bomb at the Box Office



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Shenanigans at the Playboy Charity Poker Tournament



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Yahoo Launches Real Money Poker Site



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Jennifer Harman's Poker Tournament Raises $100,000 For Nevada SPCA



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The Phil Ivey / Ram Vaswani / Marc Goodwin Golfing Incident Explained



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The William Gustafik Story Continues to Get More Interesting



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Dave "El Blondie" Colclough Catches Wife Cheating



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Wireless Poker: The Next Big Wave



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