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Justin Beiber is working along side Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallon’s daughter, Christina, in hopes of bringing online gambling to the friendly (or unfriendly, if you’ve flown in coach lately) skies.
Dan Bilzerian, the so-called Instagram Playboy, has banned US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton from using his registered airplane.
Following extensive coverage on mounting payout complaints at Slovenia-based TonyBet.com on both the Gambling911.com and SportsBookReview.com websites, representatives from that beleaguered company have responded.
Openly gay poker pro and Twitch social media live streaming phenom Jason Somerville has cracked the 30,000 viewers mark as he attempted to win a SCOOP online tournament.
While much has been made of the “marriage of convenience” between a Michigan state Senator and his wife’s lobbying firm backing the online poker bill he’s trying to push through as law, the poker media outlets continue to paint a rosy picture of SB 889’s likelihood of passage.
As reported by the Detroit Free Press late Saturday night, state Sen. Mike Kowall has sponsored a bill to legalize online poker, a piece of legislation it turns out his wife’s lobbying firm has its hand in.
The Detroit Free Press’ Paul Egan broke the story late Saturday that Michigan state Senator Mike Kowal’s wife currently works for the lobbying firm that is pushing her husband’s online gambling bill.
In a shocking revelation late Saturday, the Detroit Free Press has revealed that an Internet gambling bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Kowall is being backed by his wife’s lobbying firm, thus presenting a tremendous conflict of interest.
They may claim to observe the Jewish religion but some poker pros would rather gamble than observe one of the more holy holidays, that being Passover.
You might think a new ad depicting poker players mocking a lone Donald Trump supporter at the table was put out by the Hillary Clinton campaign. You would be wrong though.
Reaction within the gambling community has been generally supportive of the news earlier this week that former Internet bookie Haden Ware, who turned himself in after 18 years on the run, received only probation and no prison time for violating Federal laws against online gambling in 1998.
One time US Presidential hopeful - or as GOP nominee Donald Trump might say “hopeless” – Lindsey Graham has decided to slip some anti-online gambling language into the latest House Appropriations bill.
It’s a name we haven’t heard much of in recent years. Once among the top poker pros in the world, Finland model and one-time professional tennis player Patrik Antonius is back playing online and winning a cool $64K this past weekend.
The desert? Or the beach? Starting Sunday, May 15th, poker players get to make the call. Americas Cardroom today announced WSOP/PCPC Satellites.
Democratic Senator Dianne submitted a letter to top lawmakers April 28 expressing her opposition to legalized Internet poker in her state of California.
On our 8th running of our $1,000,000 GTD Million Dollar Sundays tournament, we finally attracted enough players to meet the guarantee with 2,118 entrants and a $1,059,000 prize pool.
After eight years of failed attempts to pass online gambling, lawmakers are advancing the first proposal that would legalize online poker in California.
A hearing is scheduled Wednesday on the viability of online poker in the state with the backing of the horse racing sector thanks to a nice compensation package.
It began with a posting on the popular TwoPlusTwo.com forum last week: “Controversy at Final Table of SHRPO 25k Satty..Allegations of Colluding/Cheating”.
Poker Icon and self-proclaimed lifelong Republican Doyle Brunson made a dire prediction via his Twitter feed last week: Deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination, it will be the end of the Republican party”.
What a difference a year makes. After overlaying several $1 million guarantees in 2015, Americas Cardroom's latest incarnation of its Million Dollar Sunday shattered records and expectations.
TMZ has learned that Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s press plane is owned by none other than poker player and Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian.
36-year-old Los Angeles-based poker pro David “Chino” Rheem has won the 2016 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Main Event, much to the chagrin of many in the poker community.
Sammy Watkins, wide receiver for the NFL franchise the Buffalo Bills, was due to begin voluntary pre-season training on Monday morning but was a no show.
The Super XL Series 2016 schedule has been announced. 888Poker, the world’s 2nd largest online poker site, is running the mega event.
The poker boom struck down hard in the gambling crazy Sweden.
Online gambling and sports betting sites have received a huge boost in their popularity because of Bitcoin transactions. Reports reveal that gambling accounts for 50-60% of all Bitcoin transactions. Even though bitcoin is represented as a relatively newer phenomenon in the world of virtual online currencies, it is growing and changing incredibly fast. There is no doubt that bitcoin is opening up new potentials in the current system of economic transactions.
Kansas City, MO - Ryan Gregor outlasted the field at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City on Monday to lay claim to $111,696 and his first Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) title. It took 13 hours and 284 hands of poker for the operations manager to become the victor.
Professional poker player Phil Ivey is asking a London appeals court to decide when playing your cards correctly crosses the line into cheating. Ivey was found to have cheated London’s Crockfords’ casino out of 7.8 million pounds ($11 million) at a form of Baccarat back in 2012.
"For a long, long time cheating has been regarded as involving dishonesty," Richard Spearman, Ivey’s lawyer, said in a London court Wednesday. The gambler’s bid to recoup money a Genting Bhd. casino withheld has taken almost six years.
Amid months of constant cuts to player incentives by leading poker operators, it’s refreshing to see a poker network that clearly cares about doing right by their customers.
This past Sunday, Americas Cardroom faced criticism for cancelling their $35k GTD PLO Sunday Special just a few minutes before late registration ended. The PLO major was having technical difficulties and though it was posted as a re-entry tournament, eliminated players were unable to re-enter.
A 20-year-old man who is believed to have worn a pig mask during a smash-and-grab burglary at the Bellagio casino resort appeared in court Wednesday.