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Poker News Bites: Dan Colman Wins King of the Hill III – AcePlay Poker Shuts Down

Saturday, 28th October 2017

The third installment of Poker Night in America’s King of the Hill challenge kicked off this week without much fanfare. Olivier Busquet failed to defend his title and instead the belt now belongs to Dan Colman. Meanwhile, a lesser known online poker site in Nevada has decided to shut down their doors prior to offering […]

Pennsylvania to Become Fourth US State to Regulate Online Poker

Thursday, 26th October 2017

Pennsylvania has used their “one time” and it actually hit. The state is now poised to become fourth state in the United States to offer regulated online poker and gambling after both the House and Senate passed an online gambling package to help fund the state budget. The bill is now heading to the desk […]

2017 WSOP Europe Report – Shcherbak Wins Monster Stack While Ferguson Regains POY Lead

Wednesday, 25th October 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe is in full swing and we already have our first bracelet winner. Oleksandr Shcherbak took down the Monster Stack Event for the first bracelet of the series and €117,708. Meanwhile, the Player of the Year chase is heating up. Ryan Hughes took the lead after the first Event […]

John Juanda Wins Triton SHR Series Macau Main Event For Largest Career Score

Friday, 20th October 2017

John Juanda has a storied career that dates all the way back to 1997. He is a 5 time WSOP bracelet winner, former WSOP Europe Main Event Champion, former EPT Champion and a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. On Friday, he added another accomplishment to his resume by winning the Triton Super High […]

PokerGo to Stream Aria High Roller Series Final Tables

Thursday, 19th October 2017

The Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has quickly grown to the be high stakes capital of the United States, especially for High Roller tournaments. Since 2014, the Aria High Roller Series has awarded nearly $70 million in prize money and has been the showcase for high stakes pros. Now fans will have the […]

Chris Fergusons Odds Go Up to Win WSOP POY as Players Skip WSOP Europe

Wednesday, 18th October 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe kicks off on Thursday from the King’s Casino Rozvadov. For three weeks, many of poker’s elite will battle for the last 11 bracelets of the 2017 WSOP season. Heading into the first even on Thursday, Chris Ferguson leads in the Player of the Year standings and the poker […]

Phil Ivey to Return to Live Tournaments in 2018

Tuesday, 17th October 2017

The biggest name that has been noticeably absent from live tournament play over the last year is Phil Ivey. Ivey has been keeping an extremely low profile, so much so that he skipped the entire 2017 World Series of Poker. It now appears that we have an answer as to when we will see more […]

New Jersey Enters into Online Poker Compact With Nevada and Delaware

Monday, 16th October 2017

After years of inactivity in the US regulated online poker market, we finally saw some positive activity this past week. On Friday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that New Jersey will be entering into the interstate online poker market and has signed a compact to share player pools with Nevada and Delaware. Surprise Announcement […]

New Jersey Online Casinos Provide 10% of Total State Industry Revenue

Friday, 13th October 2017

Prior to the regulation of online gambling in New Jersey in 2013, analysts had huge hopes for the industry but few could have expected the impact that the fledgling industry would have casino gambling in the state. According to a recent press release by The PlayUSA Network, New Jersey just recorded its seventh straight month […]

Big Huni Becomes 5th Man to Win $5 Million Online

Thursday, 12th October 2017

Four years ago, Chris Moorman became the first player in online poker history to eclipse $10 million in online poker tournament earnings. Since that time only three other players had joined him in what PocketFives calls the “$10M Club.” A fifth player has now joined that elite group. Chris Hunichen, better known online as “Big […]

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