Posted by Carolyn on Aug 16, 2017 Posted in Interviews, Poker Gossip, Poker Player News, Poker Players, TV Poker, US Poker News | No Comments »

Phil Hellmuth knows how to drum up publicity and create a buzz. The legendary poker pro has been doing it successfully for the last 25 years and this time around he has good reason to be in the limelight as he is promoting his autobiography ‘The Poker Brat’.Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 10, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

MGM Resorts International launched two online gambling sites – playMGMpoker.com and playMGMcasino.com for the New Jersey market on August 1. This was a “soft launch” with limited uptime that went very well as the company and the state regulators did a great job in ensuring that everything wasRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 23, 2017 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Every year the Poker Hall of Fame (PHoF) inducts just two members who have been selected by an elite panel from a great pool of nominees. This year, the late David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott & Phil Ivey have been nominated in the 2017 PHoF. Some of the other nomineesRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 23, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Scott Blumstein, a 26 year old poker player from New Jersey had not really won anything big at a live poker tournament but for some reason he believed that he could win the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. To put things into perspective, the 2017Read Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Apr 11, 2016 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »

A professional poker player from New York has been uncovered running an illegal bookmaking operation and faces a lengthy prison sentence as a result. Jay Sharon, who cashed out in 116th place in the WSOP Main Event with a prize of $46,890 last year, was caught allegedly acting as an illegalRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 23, 2015 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »

PokerStars, the largest online poker site worldwide, is due to make its long-awaited return to the US in January 2016 when it launches its new online poker room in New Jersey. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) effectively granted their approval to the new partnership between PokerStars’ parent company Amaya and theRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 16, 2015 Posted in Poker Players, US Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour came to Jacksonville, Florida from the 25th October to the 10th November for its bestbet Bounty Scramble, an entertaining event which attracted a field of 412 poker players and came with a huge prize pool of almost $2 million. The televised main event saw TylerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 17, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

With the November 26th launch date looming the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has handed out two online gaming permits. The first Permit was awarded to the Borgata, who like South Point in Nevada will go down in the history books as “the first,” and thisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 14, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

There are several pieces of new information that have come to light regarding the Full Tilt Poker remission process being overseen by the Garden City Group (GCG) some of it good, and some of it a bit disheartening and aggravating. Only 2% of potential claims have been filedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 16, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

It’s now official, the WSOP.com online poker site will launch this Thursday, September 19, at 9:19 AM. WSOP.com will join UltimatePoker.com as the only two licensed online poker sites in the United States. The news came during Monday’s scheduled conference call with members of the media, where keyRead Full Article