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WPTDeepStacks Online Series

WPTDeepStacks Online Set for France and Spain

Tuesday, 31st March 2020

There couldn’t be a better time for the World Poker Tour to be affiliated with PartyPoker. With live poker practically at a standstill around the world due to coronavirus shutdowns, the WPT has an online option. As it turns out, the WPT was already in talks with PartyPoker to coordinate

PokerStars PASCOOP 2020

PokerStars PASCOOP Set for April Amid Traffic Spike

Monday, 30th March 2020

Pennsylvania had a unique start to launching its regulated online poker industry late last year. And it is getting a unique boost in its numbers this month. Despite numerous operators obtaining licenses from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to offer online poker, many of them launched online casino games last

Mike Postle

Postle Responds as 88 Plaintiffs File Amended Complaint

Saturday, 28th March 2020

The case has been interesting from the first public allegations of cheating. In September 2019, Veronica Brill accused Mike Postle of cheating to win at the poker table during the livestreams of cash games at Stones Gambling Hall in Northern California. Joey Ingram put together hours of footage with commentary

Poker Central

Poker Central Debuts Two New Subscription Poker Shows

Friday, 27th March 2020

This seems like as good of a time as ever to introduce new online shows for the poker community. As people around the United States – and around the world – remain under some form of quarantine to protect against the coronavirus pandemic, Poker Central is premiering two new shows

Isai Scheinberg, PokerStars founder

PokerStars Founder Pleads Guilty to Unlawful iGambling

Friday, 27th March 2020

It took nearly nine years for the founder of PokerStars to travel to the United States to face his indictment issued by the Southern District of New York. It took only two months from the time Isai Scheinberg submitted to be taken into custody and the date he pled guilty.

PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary

PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Awards $18.6M

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

It was a massive tournament, bigger than most could have anticipated. PokerStars set up its 14th Anniversary Sunday Million with a $12.5 million guarantee as the biggest online tournament ever offered on PokerStars. The three-day tournament had its usual $215 buy-in, typical for a Sunday Million, but offered more satellite

WSOP online poker

WSOP Online Super Circuit Series Stellar So Far

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

The coronavirus shutdowns took many live poker tournament series out of commission for the foreseeable future. One of the tours hit hardest by the forced cancellations was the World Series of Poker Circuit series. The first WSOP Circuit cancellations were tough decisions for World Series of Poker executives. And the

Mike Postle

Kuraitis Joins Stones Motion to Dismiss in Postle Case

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

The poker cheating case against Mike Postle is about to kick into a higher gear, at least temporarily. Of course, the process of a civil case working its way through the US District Court can be long and filled with seemingly insignificant motions and points of order. However, the latest

US Department of Justice

US Appeals Court Extends DOJ Reply Brief Date to April 22

Tuesday, 24th March 2020

While many industries in the United States are shut down and will remain so for the foreseeable future, some things continue with little interruption. The American court system has adapted in some ways, such as requesting oral arguments via video and meetings via telephone instead of in a courtroom. This

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Pennsylvania Online Poker Down Further in February

Sunday, 22nd March 2020

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) released its February gaming revenue this past week, revealing very significant growth for internet gaming as a whole. Sports betting was down quite a bit, though, as was online poker. Overall, the PGCB was pleased with the results. The entire gaming industry generated $304,349,740