Poker

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) kicked off its 2018 season in a big way at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. The Main Event drew 544 entries, building a total prize pool of $783,360. In the end Naperville, Illinois' Darryl Ronconi came out on top, collecting $175,482 and the new custom-designed champion's watch.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

888 Poker has released details of its 34-event XL Blizzard series

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker debuts for the first time online courtesy of Evolution Gaming.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

It is now official that you can play live poker from an Atlantic City casino. It is a hard work that is turning successful.  Golden Nugget in Atlantic City is giving punters a chance to enjoy online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Back in October Americas Cardroom added some 60 different types of cryptocurrency options and now that move is paying off in a very big way. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Just days after Vanessa Selbst stunned the poker world by announcing her retirement and departure from PokerStars, fellow poker pro Jason Mercier announced Monday he too will be stepping away from Stars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will partner for the first time ever beginning February 8 to bring the brand’s award-winning Circuit back to the South Florida region.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet has opted to remove its NL800 and PL800 high stakes online poker games in an effort to protect players and the site's ecology.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2018

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

The highly anticipated poker film "Molly's Game," STX Entertainment, took in $3 million for Week 1 but with a limited run in 271 locations.  The film averaged $11,476 and totalled $6,137,582 for the week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2018

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

Poker pro Doug Polk talks to Jake Abdalla, also known as Jllama,  instructor for the Mixed Games Course at Upswing Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser?

He may be the biggest money earner in the game of poker but the past two years have been duds for Kid Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Doyle Brunson on the Late Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

Doyle Brunson on Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

In a tweet Tuesday, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson attempted to explain his often conflicting views of the late poker icon Stu "Stuey" Ungar.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Season 8 of the MSPT is in the books, and it was a record-breaking affair. We hosted eight Regional Events, 18 Main Events, catered to 19,484 entrants, awarded $13,992,243 in prize money, and broke nearly a dozen records in six states.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Professional Rakeback this week identified some of the causes for Bitcoin and other crypto-currency-based online poker rooms struggles to close out 2017 at a time when Bitcoin is inching towards the $20,000 mark.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

2015 Borgata Summer Open winner Thomas Dougher is up to his old tricks again.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

The poker community continued to be in shock this New Year's Day with the unexpected announcement that the biggest female money earner in the game will be retiring from it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst shocked the poker world New Year's Eve day by announcing her decision to retire from the game that she loves.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Stop the teasing of poker pro Phil Hellmuth just because he's wearing a Golden State Warriors shirt that looks like it belongs on his 10-year-old son

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

Day 7 of WSOP China kicked off at 11 a.m., and the six players came back to their dream stage and fight for the first ever WSOP China gold bracelet. Just three hours later, Zhou Yun Peng took down the game,

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

The box office numbers are in for the opening weekend of the highly anticipated poker flick Molly’s Game, and they are good.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2017

Post Goes Inside Glamorous World of High Stakes Poker as Mollys Game Opens

Post Goes Inside Glamorous World of High Stakes Poker as Mollys Game to Open Xmas Day

The wait is over this Christmas Eve.  Not for Santa, but for the opening of the most anticipated poker film since Rounders, Molly's Game.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/24/2017

Poker Pro Fedor Holz to Invest in eSports Organization Team Envy

Poker Pro Fedor Holz to Invest in eSports Organization Team Envy

With Fedor Holz announcing his retirement from the world of poker at the ripe old age of 24, he’s now revealed the intention of diving head first into another venture, the world of eSports.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2017

Poker.com Domain for Sale for $20 Million

One of the biggest jokes in terms of domain name businesses: Poker.com: Who goes to that site?  Well now it is selling for $20 million.  Any takers?

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow from Paris, France takes down the last ever PokerStars Championship held in Prague.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/16/2017

Americas Cardroom Takes Crown With World’s Biggest Weekly Tourney

Look out, Americas Cardroom ushering in the New Year in a major, major way. We’re talking about a Sunday Major that’s bigger and better than what’s currently being offered to poker players around the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2017

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain dazzled in a low cut blue gown at the Amsterdam premier of Molly’s Game, which could end up being the best poker film ever (until now it’s been Rounders).  Chastain was nominated the night before for a Golden Globe.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Poker pro also earns Player of the Year honors

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

The MSPT Season Final $1,100 Main Event at Canterbury Park - Racetrack & Card Casino attracted a record 493 entries, which surpassed the spring event (475 entries) as the largest major poker tournament ($1K+ buy-in) in Minnesota history.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Breaking News

Legal Sports Betting Could Save Ailing U.S. Newspaper Industry

Somach: Legal Sports Betting Could Save Ailing U.S. Newspaper Industry

The list of daily and weekly newspapers in the U.S. that have gone out of business in recent years is staggering....and legalized sports betting could be the saviour.

What is the Best Online Sportsbook to Deposit Using Bitcoin for Super Bowl 2018?

Bookmaker.eu, first established as a call center sportsbook in 1986, is one of the best online sportsbooks in which to deposit using Bitcoin or a similiar crytpocurrency when placing a bet on this year's Super Bowl. 

Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies See Big Drop Off Monday AM

The price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies witnessed another sharp drop Monday morning, continuing a trend that developed Sunday following news banking institutions in India had begun suspending crytpo accounts.