Poker

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

In an interview with CardPlayer.com, poker pro Issac Haxton claimed that most of his fellow pros have been studying Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a means of working to improve their own games. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2018

Controversy Erupts in Poker World Over Recent WPT Title Win

Poker pro Grant Hinkle: "It disparages the resume of Mike Leah, the prestige of major titles like the WPT, and whatever integrity is left in the game of poker."

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2018

Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

Another Man Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in the Wichita, Kansas area.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Negreanu to Undergo Surgery, Will Remain Off Poker Circuit

Negreanu to Undergo Surgery, Will Remain Off Poker Circuit

Negreanu to undergo surgery in March

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2018

John Pappas Steps Down as Poker Players Alliance Executive Director

John Pappas Steps Down as Poker Players Alliance Executive Director

Following a decade long tenure as Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), John Pappas has decided to step down from his role by month's end.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2018

Poker Pro: '#MeToo S*** is Getting Out of Control'

Not everyone is fond of the #MeToo movement that has gripped a nation, and even the world.  One poker pro said that the "s*** is getting out of hand".

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2018

Sam Greenwood Rips German Poker Pros Over Tournament Scouting

Sam Greenwood Rips German Poker Pros Over Tournament Scouting

Poker pro Sam Greenwood lashed out at his fellow German poker pros this weekend for lingering around the poker tournament room waiting to sign up for (super) high roller tournaments to scout the field first. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2018

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) late Wednesday evening.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2018

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) kicked off its 2018 season in a big way at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. The Main Event drew 544 entries, building a total prize pool of $783,360. In the end Naperville, Illinois' Darryl Ronconi came out on top, collecting $175,482 and the new custom-designed champion's watch.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

888 Poker has released details of its 34-event XL Blizzard series

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker debuts for the first time online courtesy of Evolution Gaming.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

It is now official that you can play live poker from an Atlantic City casino. It is a hard work that is turning successful.  Golden Nugget in Atlantic City is giving punters a chance to enjoy online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Back in October Americas Cardroom added some 60 different types of cryptocurrency options and now that move is paying off in a very big way. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Just days after Vanessa Selbst stunned the poker world by announcing her retirement and departure from PokerStars, fellow poker pro Jason Mercier announced Monday he too will be stepping away from Stars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will partner for the first time ever beginning February 8 to bring the brand’s award-winning Circuit back to the South Florida region.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet has opted to remove its NL800 and PL800 high stakes online poker games in an effort to protect players and the site's ecology.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2018

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

The highly anticipated poker film "Molly's Game," STX Entertainment, took in $3 million for Week 1 but with a limited run in 271 locations.  The film averaged $11,476 and totalled $6,137,582 for the week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2018

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

Poker pro Doug Polk talks to Jake Abdalla, also known as Jllama,  instructor for the Mixed Games Course at Upswing Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser?

He may be the biggest money earner in the game of poker but the past two years have been duds for Kid Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Doyle Brunson on the Late Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

Doyle Brunson on Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

In a tweet Tuesday, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson attempted to explain his often conflicting views of the late poker icon Stu "Stuey" Ungar.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Season 8 of the MSPT is in the books, and it was a record-breaking affair. We hosted eight Regional Events, 18 Main Events, catered to 19,484 entrants, awarded $13,992,243 in prize money, and broke nearly a dozen records in six states.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Professional Rakeback this week identified some of the causes for Bitcoin and other crypto-currency-based online poker rooms struggles to close out 2017 at a time when Bitcoin is inching towards the $20,000 mark.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

2015 Borgata Summer Open winner Thomas Dougher is up to his old tricks again.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

The poker community continued to be in shock this New Year's Day with the unexpected announcement that the biggest female money earner in the game will be retiring from it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst shocked the poker world New Year's Eve day by announcing her decision to retire from the game that she loves.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Stop the teasing of poker pro Phil Hellmuth just because he's wearing a Golden State Warriors shirt that looks like it belongs on his 10-year-old son

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

Day 7 of WSOP China kicked off at 11 a.m., and the six players came back to their dream stage and fight for the first ever WSOP China gold bracelet. Just three hours later, Zhou Yun Peng took down the game,

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

The box office numbers are in for the opening weekend of the highly anticipated poker flick Molly’s Game, and they are good.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2017

Breaking News

Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln

Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln

Following a dreadful start to the month, most cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin included, have been rebounding nicely over the past few days.

Once Near Death, Tropicana Now No. 2 Casino in Atlantic City

Once Near Death, Tropicana Now No. 2 Casino in Atlantic City

Ten years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce, leading to filthy rooms, insect infestations, hourlong waits for slot machine payouts and food and drink orders that often never arrived.

Need a Pay Per Head, Bookie That Takes Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Bets

Looking for a Pay Per Head platform offering odds on the 2018 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing?  Look no further than AcePerHead.com.