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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

PokerStars online poker

PokerStars Gears Up for Sunday Million Anniversary

Saturday, 21st March 2020

It comes around once each year. The anniversary of the Sunday Million, PokerStars’ most well-known and respected weekly tournament offering a big guarantee. On Sunday, March 22 – which is tomorrow – PokerStars will celebrate the 14th anniversary of the Sunday Million with its biggest tournament ever. And PokerStars is

PartyPoker Powerfest online poker series

PartyPoker Powerfest in Progress Through March 29

Saturday, 21st March 2020

It started last weekend. PartyPoker kicked off its latest edition of POWERFEST, a massive online poker tournament series featuring No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha tournaments. The 488-event series started on March 15 but runs through March 29, giving players plenty of time to participate and take advantage of

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Sportsbetting.ag March Madness Poker Series Underway

Saturday, 21st March 2020

March Madness typically rallies college basketball fans online and around their television screens – not to mention to sportsbooks and betting sites – through the month of March. This year, the much-anticipated basketball games are nowhere to be found. The spread of coronavirus prompted the games’ cancellation. That same COVID-19