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888 Purchases Remaining Assets of All American Poker Network for $28 Million

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

888 Holdings has been a significant player in the regulated online poker market and a move announced on Tuesday will give them an even tighter hold on the regulated market. The company issued a press release stating that the company now has full interest in the All American Poker Network after buying the remainder of […]

Five Reason Poker Players Fail at Turning Pro

Tuesday, 11th December 2018

Most serious poker players at some point entertain the idea of turning pro and making the game their full-time job. While some can pull this off successfully, there are many more that fail at the endeavor. Below are five of the most common reasons that poker players fail at turning pro. Lack of Motivation There […]

New York Can Expect Sports Betting Instead of Online Poker in 2019

Monday, 10th December 2018

We all know that Pennsylvania will be launching online poker and other forms of online gambling sometime in 2019. Many assumed that New York would be one of the next states to regulate online poker, especially now that multiple neighbors have legalized the activity. Not so fast, one of the state’s biggest supporters for online […]

Gordon Vayo Lawsuit Concluded After PokerStars Drops Claim

Saturday, 08th December 2018

It appears that PokerStars is in the giving mood and has given Gordon Vayo an early Christmas present. According to an article on Flushdraw.net, Rational Entertainment Enterprises Limited (REEL) has agreed to drop their lawsuit against him. PokerStars had been seeking damages and legal expenses from Vayo over his lawsuit against them. You Scratch Our […]

888poker to Introduce Pick’Em 8 Poker

Friday, 07th December 2018

PokerStars has been introducing new poker variants to their software for a while now and it seems there’s a new experimental game coming out every couple of months. Now, 888poker is looking to get into the act, but they are going a different route. According to an article by Dan Katz of FlushDraw.net, 888poker will […]

Thor Hansen Passes Away at 71

Thursday, 06th December 2018

Norway’s greatest poker export has played his final hand of poker. Thor Hansen, the Godfather of Norwegian Poker, passed away on Wednesday after a six-year battle with terminal cancer. Hansen had been a staple of the poker world since the mid-1980s and was competitive in the game all the way up until his death. He […]

34 Players Confirmed for Super High Roller Bowl V

Wednesday, 05th December 2018

On Wednesday morning, Poker Central announced the first 34 players that have been confirmed for the Super High Roller Bowl V to be held from December 17-19 at the ARIA in Las Vegas. The list is a murderer’s row of poker players including all-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and defending champion Justin Bonomo. Players […]

Disadvantages to Playing Online Poker

Tuesday, 04th December 2018

There are many advantages to playing online poker. At the same time, there are some pitfalls to playing online. If you are a live player looking to switch to online, you may want to take these into consideration before making the switch to online poker. Distractions at Home When playing online poker from your home, […]

PokerStars Approved For Online Gambling in PA

Thursday, 29th November 2018

In a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone, PokerStars has officially been approved for an online gambling license in Pennsylvania. The Worlds Largest Poker Site was one of two receiving licenses on Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. PokerStars will be offering online poker, online slots, and online casino games as part of their license. […]

Tom’s Poker Journey – Did He Turn Pro?

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

Back in 2008, I received a random email from someone I will call “Tom.” Tom has an age-old question that many successful amateurs have from time to time. Here is what he wrote: “I think that I am ready to turn pro. I have been playing poker at least 20 hours a week or more […]

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