Poker

What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/31/2019

Epic Book Promo Fail: Poker Pro Eli Elezra Accused of Owing Significant Debts

Epic Book Promo Fail: Poker Pro Eli Elezra Accused of Owing Significant Debts

Poker pro Cole South alleges Elezra owes him a signficant amount of money and has been nonresponsive over the years

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/30/2019

ACR Announces Biggest Online Poker Tournament Ever Hosted by US-Facing Brand

One of the top 10 largest online poker sites in the world has announced the biggest Internet poker tournament ever to be hosted by a US-facing Web cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2019

Sky Bet Merger Process With PokerStars Results in Freezing Access in Italy

Italian players can no longer access the Sky Bet Italia portal effective this weekend as the company is in the process of merging with PokerStars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/26/2019

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

Pennsylvania online gambling firms will need to follow the US Department of Justice new guidelines.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

A poker pro has been sentenced in a Santa Ana, California court to 18 months.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Winner of 2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Announced

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its 2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) Tuesday evening.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/23/2019

Lesniak Urges NJ to File Suit Against DOJ Now re: Sports Betting Opinion

Lesniak Urges NJ to File Suit Against DOJ Now re: Sports Betting Opinion

States offering online gambling now have 90 days to comply with new DOJ decision

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/22/2019

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow says he is well following surgery this week.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/22/2019

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

The popular PokerStars Sunday Million has become even more affordable to enter.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Going to Las Vegas?  Wondering where to play poker?  Watch as a Las Vegas Regular reviews what he considers to be The Top Rooms of 2019.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2019

Poker Playing Robot Comes to Work for the Pentagon

While the U.S. Government is dealing with a partial shutdown, there is a new employee that's coming to work at the Pentagon.  His name is Libratus.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/16/2019

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

The Cleveland Open Poker is a four day event that kicks off January 17 and ends January 20 in 2019.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account Reaches Above 30K

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account

In just a few short hours of learning that poker pro Gavin Smith had passed away unexpectedly, a GoFundMe account was set up in his name in order to provide financial support for his two young sons. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

"Not cautiously optimistic, optimistic," says Tournament Director

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

PokerNews.com is reporting that big name poker pro Gavin Smith has passed away unexpectedly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/15/2019

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments February 2019: Online Super Series Cub3d Returns

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments Feburary 2019

The uber popular massive Online Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $8 Million in tournament guarantees.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/14/2019

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) was a crazy idea.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2019

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

The 2019 PokerStars Players NFL Hold'em Championship (PSPC) final table was underway Thursday with a winner to be crowned by day's end presumably.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2019

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes says it has agreed to pay the winner of a Bad Beat Jackpot after they initially confiscated funds

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/09/2019

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

The 2019 Wynn Signature Series runs from January 16 through January 27.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

Learn how to enter this year's Lucky Heart's Poker Open for a chance to win with a guaranteed $1 million prize pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

The state of Michigan came close to allowing online poker rooms to be based within its borders but the outgoing Governor vetoed a bill in the waning hours of 2018. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

In the Money in the PSPC: Scott Baumstein Leads Last 38

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC), the largest $25,000 tournament ever held, had already seen a field of 1,039 shrink to 207 when play began today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2019

Is PokerStars Available From California?

Is PokerStars Available From California?

PokerStars is available to those in the great state of California, just not for real money.  Alternative online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do offer real money play and will be featuring a $5 million guaranteed tournament this summer (2019).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

The Stars Group, parent company to PokerStars, will be extended another six months in which to operate online in the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

Farid Jattin Leads for Day 3 of Record Breaking PSPC

Farid Jattin Leads for Day 3 of Record Breaking PSPC

The $25,000 PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) has smashed the record for an event of this buy-in, generating a total prize pool of $26,455,500 here at Atlantis Resort.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2019

PokerStars Adds 2019 PSPC Online Event

PokerStars Adds 2019 PSPC Online Event

At 1/1000th the current $25,000 buy-in, PokerStars was hosting an online version of its uber popular Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

5Dimes Under Intense Pressure to Explain Very Bad Bad Beat Cheat

5Dimes Under Intense Pressure to Explain Very Bad Bad Beat Cheat

Intense pressure is mounting on 5Dimes to explain why $53K was reportedly confiscated from a player's account after he claims to have won a bad beat jackpot on the company's poker site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/07/2019

Breaking News

What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

When it comes to a Pay Per Head, you may come across the terms "agent" and "distributor". 

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

GTBets is an online sports betting and casino site licensed out of Curacao.

West Virginia Casino Sues Sports Betting Vendor

West Virginia Casino Sues Sports Betting Vendor

A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the NCAA Tournament.