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Rainer Kempe and Maria Ho Win LAPC High Roller Events

Wednesday, 06th March 2019

In case you didn’t know, Rainer Kempe and Maria Ho are an item. They are one of the latest poker “power couples” to go on a nice run in the game, taking down a pair of events at the 2019 Los Angeles Poker Classic. On Monday, Kempe took down Event #66, the $25,000 High Roller. […]

Pennsylvania iGaming Launch Delayed to July

Saturday, 02nd March 2019

We now officially know what we’ve suspected for a few weeks now. Online gambling in Pennsylvania is NOT coming during the Spring of 2019. Rather, state regulators estimate that we will not see online gambling, including online poker in Pennsylvania, until at least July. What is causing the delay? The Wire Act opinion of course. […]

Gambling Industry Get 60 More Days to Comply With Wire Act Opinion

Friday, 01st March 2019

The regulated online gambling market has been in upheaval ever since the Department of Justice reversed their opinion on the Federal Wire Act. After releasing the new opinion, they gave business across the country 90 days to bring themselves into compliance and avoid prosecution under the new opinion. It now appears that the deadline has […]

Five Ways to Save Money While Playing in Live Casinos

Thursday, 28th February 2019

One pitfall to playing in a live casino is that there are a lot of ancillary charges involved with gambling and playing poker. Most players head out to the casino and don’t take these charges into account, and often end up paying through the nose. This cuts into profits and often results in a winning […]

David Peters Wins USPO Main Event and USPO Championship

Sunday, 24th February 2019

The 2019 US Poker Open is officially in the books and it was definitely an eventful one. For a while, it seemed that Sean Winter would lock up the USPO Championship title, but in an exciting turn of events, David Peters managed to take down the USPO Main Event and earned just enough points to […]

ARIA Rebrands Ivey Room as Table 1

Saturday, 23rd February 2019

In yet another sign of Phil Ivey’s decreasing relevance in the poker community, the ARIA Resort & Casino have officially rebranded their High Stakes Poker Room. The room will now be referred to as “Table 1.” While ARIA officials claim that the move has nothing to do with ongoing legal issues being faced by the […]

West Virginia Online Gambling Bill Passes in House – Moves to Senate

Friday, 22nd February 2019

West Virginia has been one state that has been pursuing online gambling regulation despite the DOJ reversal on their Wire Act opinion. While some thought that issues surrounding the Wire Act would slow down progress towards iGaming regulation, the opposite appears to be the case. On Friday, Online Poker Report revealed that the Mountain State […]

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WSOP to Award 100 Bracelets in 2019

Thursday, 21st February 2019

A couple of years ago, I predicted that in a few years we would be talking about the World Series of Poker awarding at least 100 bracelets in a calendar year. My prediction was a bit off as we can now confirm that there will be 100 bracelets awarded in 2019. On Wednesday, World Series […]

Why Hendon Mob Isn’t the Definitive Guide to Determine Poker Prowess

Wednesday, 20th February 2019

Too often I will hear tournament players talking at a poker table discussing their prowess in the game and one of the bars used to measure success is the amount of money one has on their Hendon Mob profile. Back in the day, there were two main databases for online poker earnings, Hendon Mob and […]

Stephen Chidwick and Jordan Cristos Win First Two Events of 2019 US Poker Open

Friday, 15th February 2019

The second running of the United States Poker Open kicked off on Thursday and two events played to a conclusion through Friday. On Thursday, Stephen Chidwick began his defense of his USPO Championship in the best way possible by winning his third USPO title. He took down Event #1 for his third career USPO event […]

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