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Andrey Zhigalov Wins WSOP $1,500 HORSE

Andrey Zhigalov Wins WSOP $1,500 HORSE

June 10th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Only one new WSOP champion was crowned on Saturday as Andrey Zhigalov took down the $1,500 HORSE after defeating Timothy Frazin heads-up. Meanwhile, there will be four WSOP bracelet winners competing for the $1,500 NL Six-Max title on Sunday. Joey Weissman leads while Ryan D’Angelo will look to win his third career WSOP bracelet. Finally, […]

Justin Bonomo Wins WSOP $10k Heads-Up NL Hold’em Championship

Justin Bonomo Wins WSOP $10k Heads-Up NL Hold’em Championship

June 9th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Justin Bonomo might be on the sickest heater in the history of poker. In the last two weeks alone, he’s won three poker tournaments. Correction – make that four. Bonomo won the $10k Heads-Up NL Hold’em Championship at the 2018 World Series of Poker on Friday. He defeated Martjin Gerrits in the quarterfinals and Jason […]

Global Glance: PartyPoker EU Launches, Swedish Laws Approved

Global Glance: PartyPoker EU Launches, Swedish Laws Approved

June 9th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The weekly Global Glance looks at the online poker scene around the world. What happens with online poker and gambling beyond America’s borders can and often does impact the state of online poker in the United States. It was a big week for PartyPoker, as its dot-EU collaboration launched to join its French and Spanish […]

Online Gambling Unlikely in Connecticut Special Session

Online Gambling Unlikely in Connecticut Special Session

June 8th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

Strong steps were taken this year in the advancement of online poker and gambling legislation for Connecticut. Not only did legislators seriously consider expanding gambling to the internet but the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes both spoke eloquently and strongly in favor of online gambling. That makes the pill even tougher to swallow that online […]

Roberly Felicio Wins WSOP COLOSSUS and $1 Million

Roberly Felicio Wins WSOP COLOSSUS and $1 Million

June 8th, 2018 Written by James Guill

The $565 COLOSSUS drew a staggering 13,070 entries over the weekend and after nearly a week of play, we finally have a champion in the event. Meanwhile, Daniel Ospina defeated Timothy Mcdermott and Shaun Deeb to take down the $1,500 NL 2-7 Draw Event. Meanwhile, Justin Bonomo’s amazing run in 2018 continues as he has […]

AGA Seeks New CEO at Crucial Time

AGA Seeks New CEO at Crucial Time

June 7th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The last month has been quite a whirlwind for the American Gaming Association. It was only three weeks ago that the United States Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in favor of the ability of all 50 states to legalize sports betting as they so choose. The decision was a victory […]

Paul Volpe Defeats Eli Elezra to Win WSOP $10k Omaha Hi-Lo Championship

Paul Volpe Defeats Eli Elezra to Win WSOP $10k Omaha Hi-Lo Championship

June 7th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Two bracelets were awarded on Wednesday. Paul Volpe denied Eli Elezra his fourth bracelet in the $10k Omaha Hi-Lo Championship. Meanwhile, Jeremy Harkin survived a stacked field on the final day of the $1,500 Dealer’s Choice to win his first career bracelet. Paul Volpe Wins Omaha Hi-Lo Championship Heading into the final day of the […]

New York Senate Pushes Online Poker Bill Amidst Chaos

New York Senate Pushes Online Poker Bill Amidst Chaos

June 6th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

New York has been so close to legalizing online poker several times. Experts and industry analysts alike seemed certain that New York would pass a bill in 2018. The year thus far, however, has been filled with chaos. In the Assembly, one member continued making excuses for why its online poker bill has been and […]

Eli Elezra Headlines WSOP Omaha Hi-Lo Championship Final Table

Eli Elezra Headlines WSOP Omaha Hi-Lo Championship Final Table

June 6th, 2018 Written by James Guill

Tuesday was a busy day with two new bracelet events commencing and three others continuing their march to the final table. Eli Elezra is in contention for his fourth career bracelet in the 10k Omaha Hi-Lo Championship while John Racener is among the big names still in the COLOSSUS. Eli Elezra Headlines Final Table In […]

Iowa Tribe of OK Resets with Grey Snow Poker

Iowa Tribe of OK Resets with Grey Snow Poker

June 5th, 2018 Written by Jennifer Newell

The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has been trying to launch an online poker site since 2015. The project has been through the courts, software platform changes, licensing issues, and name changes, still without seeming any closer to launching the website than before. The latest chapter in the curious case of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma […]

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