Phil Ivey Denies Cheating in $12 Million Win at Crockford’s Casino Poker News -  Poker & Gambling News 2018
Sean Gibson - September 25th, 2013

Phil Ivey has claimed that there was no instance of cheating involved in a large Punto Banco win at Crockford’s Casino. That win – totaling at $12.1 million (or £7.8 […]

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WSOP Real Money Poker Sites Launches in Nevada

Sean Gibson - September 25th, 2013

WSOP Real Money Poker Sites Launches in Nevada Caesar’s Entertainment announced via a conference call with press on Tuesday that the real money version of their World Series of Poker […]

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WPT Season XII World Championship Moved to Borgata Hotel Casino

Sean Gibson - September 25th, 2013

WPT Season XII World Championship Moved to Borgata Hotel Casino The World Poker Tour announced that their signature season-ending event will be moved from the Bellagio in Las Vegas to […]

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Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017

PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...

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Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Chad Holloway December 21st, 2017

Boyd Gaming announced on Wednesday that it would purchase Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia for $280.5 million. The acquisiti...

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Penn National to Acquire Pinnacle Entertainment, Owner of Heartland Poker Tour, for $2.8 Billion
Chad Holloway December 19th, 2017

Penn National is set to become the largest gaming operator in the United States if a proposed $2.8 billion deal to acquire Pinnacle Entertainment is approv...

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Station Casinos Refuses to Pay $120K Bad Beat Jackpot, Nevada Gaming Control Board to Make Ruling
Jon Sofen December 14th, 2017

Station Casinos is refusing to pay out on a $120,000 bad beat poker jackpot hit on July 7 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, citing a technicality. But the [...

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Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017

PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...

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Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
John Reger December 29th, 2017

The world of poker seems to attract eccentric people and wild situations, 2017 saw plenty of both. The year saw card players receive money they never thoug...

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Bitcoin Plunges, Putting Some Poker Players on Crypto-Tilt
Jon Sofen December 22nd, 2017

All year long, Bitcoin has been the gift that keeps on giving. But days before the largest gift-giving holiday in the world, the only thing the cryptocurre...

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Boyd Gaming to Acquire Valley Forge Casino in Pennsylvania, Just in Time for Online Gambling Push
Chad Holloway December 21st, 2017

Boyd Gaming announced on Wednesday that it would purchase Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia for $280.5 million. The acquisiti...

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How Supreme Court in 2017 Is Already Changing Future of Legal US Sports Betting
Ed Scimia December 27th, 2017

For the past few years, New Jersey’s bid to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and regulate sports betting within its bo...

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Bitcoins and Hackers and Ransoms, Oh My! Dark Forces That Afflicted Poker in 2017
Davida Mintz December 26th, 2017

Poker’s issues this year have mirrored those of the world at large. While society felt the impact of digital hacking, the threat of ransomware, and c...

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Best and Worst of Poker 2017: Who Made Us Proud, Who Made Us Murmur, and Who Broke Our Hearts
Chad Holloway December 25th, 2017

Poker speaks to humans because, at the end of the day, it has everything: hope, despair, heroes, demons, and luck (or lack thereof). And 2017 certainly did...

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Station Casinos Refuses to Pay $120K Bad Beat Jackpot, Nevada Gaming Control Board to Make Ruling
Jon Sofen December 14th, 2017

Station Casinos is refusing to pay out on a $120,000 bad beat poker jackpot hit on July 7 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, citing a technicality. But the [...

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The Regional Poker Scene in 2017: How the Midwest Was Won
Chad Holloway January 1st, 2018

Mid-tier poker tours are often overshadowed by majors such as the World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker. But this year, regional poker tours like the ...

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Winners of Non-WSOP Poker Tournaments Who Made Splashes in 2017
Chad Holloway January 1st, 2018

Late December is a slow time for poker tournaments, as players tend to spend time with family and friends over the holidays. They’re content to wait for ...

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Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017

PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...

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Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Jon Sofen December 30th, 2017

If we learned anything from poker in 2017, it was clear that nice guys don’t always finish last and sometimes the “bad boys” end up being felted. Jus...

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Year of the Recreational Player: Poker Newbies and Amateurs Get Their Due in 2017
Daniel Smyth December 29th, 2017

The rise of recreational poker finally came to fruition in 2017, with sites courting low-stakes players by offering a less serious game and more bang for t...

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Highly Anticipated Poker Movie ‘Molly’s Game’ to Premiere in Theaters Christmas Day
Jon Sofen December 21st, 2017

After opening presents on Christmas Day, head over to the nearest theater for the premier of poker’s newest movie, “Molly’s Game,” a true story abo...

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CardsChat Interview: John “KasinoKrime” Beauprez on Bringing New Business Model to Poker Coaching
Chad Holloway December 20th, 2017

There’s no shortage of poker training sites, but most are geared toward online play and charge a monthly subscription fee. Not Chip Leader Coaching, ...

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Global Poker League Partners with Bollywood Talent Agency for Poker, Esports Push in India
Daniel Smyth December 18th, 2017

The Global Poker League’s move into India will be boosted by the country’s largest talent management agency, Kwan Entertainment. A Dec. 18 press releas...

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Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Jon Sofen December 30th, 2017

If we learned anything from poker in 2017, it was clear that nice guys don’t always finish last and sometimes the “bad boys” end up being felted. Jus...

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Going Crazy: 2017 Poker Moments We Thought We’d Never See
John Reger December 29th, 2017

The world of poker seems to attract eccentric people and wild situations, 2017 saw plenty of both. The year saw card players receive money they never thoug...

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Giving Back: Poker Players Who Gave as Good as They Got in 2017
Ed Scimia December 27th, 2017

When the general public thinks of poker players, the first image that comes to mind for many is that of a shark feeding on unsuspecting prey. But when disa...

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Best and Worst of Poker 2017: Who Made Us Proud, Who Made Us Murmur, and Who Broke Our Hearts
Chad Holloway December 25th, 2017

Poker speaks to humans because, at the end of the day, it has everything: hope, despair, heroes, demons, and luck (or lack thereof). And 2017 certainly did...

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Poker Operator Changes in 2017: Switchups, Mergers, Bankruptcies, and Scandal
Philip Conneller December 31st, 2017

PokerStars parent Amaya changed its name to The Stars Group in 2017, and upped sticks to Toronto from its traditional base in Montreal. It was more than a ...

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Poker Antagonists in 2017: Who Locked Horns and Made Headlines with Their Antics
Jon Sofen December 30th, 2017

If we learned anything from poker in 2017, it was clear that nice guys don’t always finish last and sometimes the “bad boys” end up being felted. Jus...

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Oh Jesus! A Look Back at Chris Ferguson’s Holy Moly Year in 2017
Chad Holloway December 28th, 2017

Throughout the first decade of the new millennium, few players were as popular as Chris Ferguson, also known as “Jesus.” He was the 2000 World Series o...

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Bitcoins and Hackers and Ransoms, Oh My! Dark Forces That Afflicted Poker in 2017
Davida Mintz December 26th, 2017

Poker’s issues this year have mirrored those of the world at large. While society felt the impact of digital hacking, the threat of ransomware, and c...