Downswing in June for New Jersey Online Poker

Saturday, 14th July 2018

Online poker is having a difficult time in New Jersey. And that is an understatement. When the May numbers came in, many in the industry were excited to see the results of the first month of the tri-state online poker liquidity network. It was also the month leading up to

Shaun Deeb Becomes First Multi-Bracelet Winner of 2018 WSOP – Takes POY Lead

Saturday, 14th July 2018

As the 2018 WSOP Main Event played down to the final three, Shaun Deeb was busy taking down the $10k Big Blind Antes Six-Max Championship to earn his fourth career WSOP bracelet and become only the second person this summer to win two bracelets. In addition, Deeb retakes the lead

Tony Miles Takes 64 Percent of Chips in Play into Main Event Final – Cada Falls

Saturday, 14th July 2018

Day 2 of the 2018 World Series of Poker final table started with Michael Dyer holding a monster chip lead and the poker world rooting hard for 2009 Main Event champion Joe Cada to make a comeback and make a run for the bracelet. By the end of the day,

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PokerStars Expands Seat Me, Limits Cash Multi-Tabling

Friday, 13th July 2018

PokerStars has found a great deal of success with the Seat Me system. The largest poker site in the world has long been working to make its online tables safer and eliminate practices like bumhunting, and the Seat Me system has been one way to do that. It also helps

WSOP Main Event Final Table Day 1 – Dyer Takes Monster Lead as Labat, Metalidi and Lynskey Fall

Friday, 13th July 2018

The final table of the 2018 WSOP Main Event kicked off on Thursday with Nicolas Manion and Michael Dyer both starting with over 100 million each. An insane final hand on Wednesday put Manion into the chip lead and left Antoine Labat the short stack. The two big stories of

WSOP Main Event Final Set – Manion Leads While Cada Looks for Second Crown

Thursday, 12th July 2018

Day 7 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event kicked off on Wednesday with 26 players looking to make the final table. A long journey started for these players last week as they were part of a field of 7,874 hopefuls that were all looking to take down poker’s greatest prize.

Phil Hellmuth Wins 15th Career WSOP Bracelet – Keijzer and Al-Keliddar Also Win

Thursday, 12th July 2018

As the WSOP Main Event played down to the final table, Phil Hellmuth made history once again winning his 15th WSOP bracelet. Hellmuth defeated Steven Wolansky heads-up in Event #71: $5,000 NL Hold’em (30 minute levels) to extend his record for career bracelets. Meanwhile, Ronald Keijzer won the $3k PLO

Stars Group Completes Sky Betting & Gaming Scoop

Thursday, 12th July 2018

That was fast. The Stars Group announced in the middle of April that it intended to acquire Sky Betting & Gaming in a $4.7 billion deal. Less than three months later, the deal is done, and the acquisition is complete. According to The Stars Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi in the

Courts Will Decide Fate of Texas Poker Clubs

Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Poker rooms operating in Texas have no plans to shut down. They believe in their right to operate enough to take it to the courts if they must. The loopholes in the law, in addition to the antiquated laws surrounding poker in Texas, may be challenged in just that way,

Joe Cada and John Cynn in Contention With 26 Remaining in WSOP Main Event

Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Day 6 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event was easily the longest day of the event thanks to an unexpected stoppage on Monday night. A power outage forced play to halt early and the remaining 109 players returned on Tuesday to play down to the final three tables. While it