Following PokerStars’ success, PKR launches Lottery-style Jackpot Sit’n’Gos

When PokerStars’ first launched its lottery-style Sit’n’Go format, known as Spin N Go tournaments, the rest of the online poker industry laughed. When players began winning million dollar hands, the industry raised its eyebrows. Now, with the lottery tournament format … Continue reading

Judicial Watch is Suing the US DOJ for withholding Online Gambling Information

The US Department of Justice is being sued by Judicial Watch, a government watchdog organization that prides itself on exposing corruption in the government. Operating under the premise that, “no one is above the law”, Judicial Watch believes the DOJ … Continue reading

Rumors Confirmed: Online Poker’s Chad “lilholdem” Batista Hospitalized

The gambling profession often comes with a stereotypical lifestyle that involves sex, drugs and an exorbitant amount of alcohol. Anyone who knows Chad Batista will attest to his inordinate consumption of the latter, and if rumors are to be believed, … Continue reading

Put down your Mobile Devices, Brazil says Online Poker Illegal in Public

The age of mobile gambling is upon us, but it appears to be taking a step backwards in Brazil. Over the weekend, it was confirmed that the government of Brazil amended the law books to make it illegal to play … Continue reading

iPoker Florida’s Martin Shapiro drafts State Poker Bill for Players, by Players

Any American online poker fan is aware that Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey legalized the activity and launched respective markets in 2013. Other states like California, Pennsylvania and New York lead the headlines as potential candidates for future iGaming regulation. … Continue reading

Change is a’Coming: The Good, Bad and Ugly for PartyPoker, Full Tilt, 888Poker

Some major changes have taken place in the global online poker community lately. We’ll take a closer look at the good, the bad and the ugly resulting from such alterations on three major poker networks, PartyPoker, Full Tilt and 888Poker. … Continue reading

Lovely Loni Hardwood wins WSOP National Championship for $341k + 2nd Bracelet

The World Series of Poker wrapped up in Las Vegas last month in lieu of the Main Event’s final table in November, but the WSOP Circuit continued on. Last night, the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina played host … Continue reading

Full Tilt Makeover Continues: Recreational Poker Players Only Please, Pros Not Wanted!

Last year, Full Tilt made it very clear that there are going to be lots of changes taking place at the online poker room. Some have already occurred and others are still in the works. The latest update, catering wholly … Continue reading

Shuffle up and Learn with Free Online Poker Training from MIT

History has taught us that to be successful in any saturated business market, we must attain superior knowledge in that field. The best doctors spent years in college. The top scientists studied hard to attain their position. Likewise, the best … Continue reading

One last bullet in the chamber to Take a Shot at Online Poker in California

Year after year, countless Californian’s are fed spoonfuls of hope from legislators that online poker will become a state-authorized activity. And year after year, those hopes are dashed by the proverbial guillotine of fate. Such was the case when two … Continue reading