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 Oct 31, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

partypoker dethroned PokerStars from being the ‘Poker Operator Of The Year’ at the recent EGR Awards ceremony and the online poker operator is continuing to take major steps to restablish its brand and become one of the top online poker websites in the world. partypoker introduced its partypokerRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 24, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, Tournament News, US Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

Poker players in Nevada will be interested to know that they can qualify for the popular WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic by playing online satellite events hosted by the playMGM online poker website. MGM Resorts International launched an online casino and online poker website under theRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 23, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The poker action in Macau last week was at an all-time high as some of the top poker players in the world headed to Macau to take part in the Triton Super High Roller Series 2017 which took place at the Galaxy Macau Hotel in Taipa. The highlightRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 22, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Player News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Poker pro Doug Polk runs a successful online poker training website along with Ryan Fee. Upswing Poker provides great insights to both amateur and professional poker players and teaches them how to develop a strong poker strategy, read poker players confidently at the table, improve their overall gameRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 02, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Legal Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Poker pro Phil Ivey has fought long and hard to keep his winnings of $9.6 million which he won in 2011 playing four sessions of baccarat with Cheng Yin Sun at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The MGM owned Borgata filed a lawsuit against Ivey back inRead Full Article

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

Partypoker announced last year that it was going to focus on rebuilding its brand and expanding its presence in the global online poker market. Partypoker was once one of the leading online poker companies in the world but after Black Friday lost a lot of its market shareRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 27, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Poker pros who want to play high stakes poker are always on the lookout for financial backers that are willing to help them with the buy-in. These financial backers stake a percentage of the buy-in in exchange for a percentage of the cash prize – provided the playerRead 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