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

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 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