Probable Online Lottery Carveout in RAWA could leave room for Online Poker

The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), a federal bill designed to a force a blanket ban on online gambling throughout the United States, is looming on Capitol Hill. In order to have any hope of receiving a majority vote … Continue reading

Win a Seat in WPT500 $2mm GTD at Aria Las Vegas from PartyPoker NJ

The 2015 WPT500 at Aria Las Vegas is stacking up to be quite the competition this summer. The guaranteed prize pool has been doubled to $2 million GTD with 10 starting flights (and re-entries) priced at $565. Online poker players … Continue reading

Radanov Secures seat in 2015 WSOP Main Event with $147k Circuit Win in New Orleans

If you asked Damjan Radanov a decade ago where he thought he’d be 10 years from now, sitting in a seat at the 2015 WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas is probably the last answer he would have given. But … Continue reading

Researcher in Australia finds Online Gaming doesn’t breed Problem Gamblers

Major ongoing arguments in certain regions of the world—particularly the United States—have claimed that online gambling is a hazard to society. One of the main contentions is that it can contribute to an increase in the number of problem gamblers. … Continue reading

Erik Seidel wins €2 Million at 2015 EPT Grand Final Super High Roller

There aren’t many professionals better known in the poker world than Erik Seidel. He gained fame throughout the late 1980’s to early 1990’s, and has been raking in millions of dollars – along with a multitude of honors – ever … Continue reading

LVS Casinos by Sheldon Adelson see less action, profits down 34%

Sheldon Adelson has put himself under a brilliant spot light for more than a year. Being #18 on the list of Forbes Richest People on the planet drew enough attention, but taking a vehement stance against the regulation of online … Continue reading

Bank in Germany confiscates €40k in winnings from PokerStars winner “RuiDeck”

March 30, 2015 was a most wondrous day for one member of PokerStars, known only by his alias, “RuiDeck”. With only $11 in his account, he used 10 FPP to win a satellite, catapulting him into a $22 Main Event. … Continue reading

PokerStars NJ is “close” to being licensed, says Resorts owner

For more than two years—ever since Gov. Christie signed a bill to legalize iGaming in New Jersey—the anticipation among the state’s online poker players has been building for the eventual launch of a legally regulated PokerStars NJ. According to recent … Continue reading

Poker Pro Jessica Dawley wants to see More Women Play Poker

Jessica Dawley, or “Jessica888” as her opponents know her on 888Poker, is considered one of the top up and coming female poker pros in the world. She’s harvested nearly $135,000 in live poker events, but the majority of her success … Continue reading