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Andrew Yang

Yang Tops Online Poker Support from Democratic Candidates

Monday, 13th January 2020

This year is a big one in American politics. A presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020 Several dozen Democratic candidates stepped up to the plate over the past year to run on the Democratic ticket against Republican incumbent President Donald Trump. As many failed to gain enough

World Series of Poker

WSOP Reveals 2020 Summer Championship Event Dates

Monday, 13th January 2020

Every few weeks, the World Series of Poker executives release another set of tournaments for the WSOP 2020 summer schedule. Just last week, another 16 events were added to the growing schedule, completing the championship portion of it. WSOP 2020 now has more than 30 tournaments on the schedule, complete

Mike Postle

Mike Postle Refuses Court Summons in Cheating Case

Sunday, 12th January 2020

The incident and ensuing legal action involving poker pro Mike Postle took the poker world by storm in October 2019. And as court documents show, the drama continues into 2020. What started as cheating allegations on livestreamed poker games at a California card room turned into a massive lawsuit. With

Global Poker Awards

GPI Announces Award Categories and Voting Info

Friday, 10th January 2020

The Second Annual Global Poker Awards are scheduled for March 6, 2020. This was announced little more than one month ago as a way to honor the best poker players, events, reporting and industry contributions from 2019. This follows the first official Global Poker Awards that took place in April

Roar Digital, PartyPoker in US market

GVC Readies PartyPoker for Bigger US Presence

Thursday, 09th January 2020

It seems that PartyPoker is taking all of the necessary steps to launch an online poker site in Nevada as a part of the new regulated market. For years, WSOP has been the only online poker operator in Nevada, but that monopoly is likely coming to an end in 2020.

PokerStars Live Heads into 2020 without PCA

Wednesday, 08th January 2020

It’s no secret that PokerStars is primarily an online poker business, but it has prided itself on excelling in live tournaments around the world as well. From the European Poker Tour to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, PokerStars has offered players unique tournament experiences for well over a decade. The lineup

LTBB of Odawa Indians

PokerStars Signs Gaming Agreement with Michigan Tribe

Tuesday, 07th January 2020

The Stars Group has been as patient as possible with its reentry to the United States online poker market. It submitted to a long vetting process to go live with its online poker and casino in New Jersey several years ago, and PokerStars just launched in Pennsylvania last year. This

MSPT Kicks Off Season 11 on January 15

Tuesday, 07th January 2020

The start of 2020 brings the beginning of another year of poker tours, one of the most popular of which is the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT). While many other tours focus on California and Nevada, Florida and New Jersey, the MSPT brings reasonable buy-in tournaments to the middle of America.

WSOP Circuit Already Back in Action in 2020

Monday, 06th January 2020

The World Series of Poker Circuit season started in the United States on July 17, 2019, the WSOP International Circuit kicked off in Russia just two days later. The 2019-2020 season came together in April and May of 2019 when the first stops were announced, though the latter half of

Jason Somerville

Somerville Latest Player to Leave Team PokerStars

Monday, 06th January 2020

On the very first day of 2020, Jason Somerville posted a video on Twitter to announce his departure from Team PokerStars. In and of itself, a member of a sponsored team of poker pros leaving the group is not exceptional. Somerville was a prominent member of that team, though, one