Posted by Carolyn on Nov 01, 2017 Posted in Interviews, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

India’s President, Ram Nath Kovind  will be honoring female poker pro Muskan Sethi sometime in November. She will be receiving this honor at a ceremony along with 99 other women who have been handpicked as special achievers for their accomplishments in various male-dominated fields. Sethi Recognized ForBeing PioneeringRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 20, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Professional poker players and poker lobbyists have fought for years to prove that the game of poker is different from other forms of gambling which are based solely on the element of luck. Poker players have pointed out that to be consistently successful at poker; one needs aRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Sep 10, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world recently announced via its blog that it will start introducing higher payouts from September 11, 2017. The online poker giant is estimated to dominate nearly 70 percent of the global poker market and is constantly trying to implement newRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 11, 2017 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The debate as to whether poker is a game of skill or chance has gone on for decades mainly because it has always been difficult for poker players to win consistently whether it is live poker action or online poker. However there are a few elite poker prosRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 04, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Lock Poker is now offering satellites for the inaugural International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) that will be held at Wembley Stadium in early June. Beginning February 3rd, 2013 and running every Sunday Lock Poker’s ISPT satellites come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from $5 super-satellites to $40Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The #1 online poker site in the United States, Lock Poker, has just announced that they will be hosting satellite tournaments for the upcoming International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) tournament that is scheduled to take place in London, England this May. Lock Poker is the only online pokerRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Jan 22, 2012 Posted in Poker Room News | No Comments »

Earlier in December, we reported on a rumor regarding the reopening of PokerRoom.com.  The site had claimed publicly that a tweet about the room’s reopening by a SEO manager was merely misunderstanding.  However our sources within bwin poker revealed that the former online poker room was being consideredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 02, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

While some US online poker pros have decided to move abroad to continue earning a living, and many others have been trying their hand at live poker, a smaller group has decided to move away from the life of a full-time poker pro and focus on other interests.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 24, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

It seems odd that as poker is seemingly waning, especially in the US that so many new players would jump into the poker game, trying to lead the next wave of poker innovations. First there was the announcement of the Epic Poker League (EPL), which was followed byRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Gossip | 2 Comments »

If you think that cheating in poker is limited to online poker, and elaborate schemes like the current “Girah”, “junglemna12”, “DogisHead” scandal unfolding on 2+2, think again; marked cards, collusion, chip-dumping, and all manner of nefarious dealings are still a problem on the live poker scene –just lookRead Full Article