Posted by Carolyn on Nov 19, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Partypoker had a goal to restablish its brand and become a major force in the online poker market two years ago and has done exactly that by rolling out a number of changes in recent months that has made the online poker room extremely popular with its players.Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 19, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Phil Ivey has become the latest poker pro to sign up as a strategic advisor to Virtue Poker, the cryptocurrency online poker room that has already brought on board top poker pros such as Brian Rast and Dan Colman. The online poker room is preparing to launch inRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 14, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players | No Comments »

Rob Yong, the owner of the Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club in Nottingham, United Kingdom was the mediator between Australian high stakes poker pro Matthew Kirk and King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik when the two players tried on two occasions to reach a mutual decision over a $3Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 13, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Legal Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik is being sued by Australian poker player Matthew Kirk for $2 million in outstanding gambling debts which he claims he loaned Tsoukernik on May 27 during a high stakes poker game which took place at the Ivey Poker Room which is located atRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 12, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players | No Comments »

The game of poker started to gain momentum in the 1970’s when tournament organizers started to use television as a platform to promote poker and started broadcasting major tournaments. However it was not until the late 90s and early 2000s that poker started to grow rapidly largely dueRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 09, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Players, Tournament News, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director made an important announcement related to the 2018 WSOP which takes place at the Rio in Las Vegas next summer. Stewart made the announcement before the commencement of the €111,111 High Roller for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em event that took off on NovemberRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 08, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Chris Ferguson is going to be crowned 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year (POY). This news was announced by the World Series of Poker (WSOP)earlier this week via Twitter after the elimination of John Racener who was in second place in the race for WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 06, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Poker players in Israel have been used to paying a 25 percent tax on their winnings in the past and they were allowed to deduct their numerous expenses in attending poker tournaments across the word from their winnings. Legislators then increased the gambling tax for lotteries, poker playersRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 03, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

An online poker player at partypoker who plays under the handle of DukeOfSuffolk used the popular TwoPlusTwo poker forum to highlight his concerns about high stakes games being manipulated by a group of players who colluded to gain an unfair advantage. The poster states that for the lastRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 02, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Bet had to exit the U.S online poker market in 2011 after the Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted senior executives for all three online poker operators on a number of charges. These three leading online poker websites exited the U.S market withoutRead Full Article