The PokerStars VR virtual reality poker room is out of its closed beta testing and available to audiences worldwide, with the initial reaction being largely positive according to reviews posted online.(Image: PokerStars/Lucky VR)At the moment, PokerStars VR is available on Oculus, Viveport, and Steam, with players needing to own an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset in order to get in on the action.

big-stack villain matchup, as Chris Ferguson entered the final table as chip leader.But not everyone was happy to see him at the final table, including Laplante who told CardsChat beforehand he would leave his opinions at the door.

Updated Terms Lift Partypoker to ‘Medium’ StatusBut Partypoker quickly took steps to respond to the report.“We have now updated our terms and conditions to reflect the current company position with regard to player funds,” Partypoker spokesperson Colette Stewart wrote on the TwoPlusTwo.

A group of poker players is suing Winamax, saying that the French poker site has failed to maintain the integrity of its games after an investigation into two suspected bot players initiated the legal action, with 16 players in total joining the lawsuit before registration in the collective action was closed.

Jurors heard opening statements on Monday in the trial for a 2014 murder that took place during a poker game near Houston.Donald Leonetti, photographed here with his wife Jennifer and two children, was killed on July 17, 2014, during the robbery of a private poker game.

(Image: Hamara Photos)Ahead of MatchIPL’s third season, MTV has launched “Pro Hunt.“If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a poker pro,” reads the tagline for the show, “visit PokerRaj and participate for free in the weekly online MIPL tournaments.

Blockchain sportsbook FansUnite has announced a second media partnership just a week after joining forces with the World Poker Tour (WPT).Blockchain betting site FansUnite has agreed a media partnership with eSports internet show, Heads Up Daily.

7 million ($10 million) in baccarat earnings, and courts in New Jersey have ruled Ivey must pay back the $9.Phil Ivey could owe the Borgata nearly $20 million in additional damages if the casino is successful in its cross-appeal in their ongoing legal battle.

Hossein Ensan, seen here after winning the 2017 WSOP Circuit Main Event in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, is being chased by Spanish tax authorities for earlier EPT Barcelona winnings.Last year, a letter arrived from the regional tax officials in Catalonia claiming that they were also owed taxes.

Anthony Zinno arrived at the WPT Choctaw final table in Durant, Oklahoma, with the smallest stack but still had dreams of tying Darren Elias as the only four-time World Poker Tour champions.Brady Holiman scooped the WPT Choctaw for $185 — not a bad haul for his first career tournament win.

With a large presence in Mississippi, William Hill now boasts sports betting operations in four states.In the Friday release, William Hill also announced a deal in West Virginia with a “soon-to-be-announced casino partner.

For the first time in possibly ever, Phil Hellmuth wasn’t the biggest diva in a poker tournament he took part in.(Image: Twitter)Hellmuth and television and film producer Randall Emmett hosted and emceed the charity tournament and helped raise money for City of Hope, a leading cancer research hospital.

There’s a rumor going around that, if true, would change the face of gambling in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.The Las Vegas gambling scene would change drastically if Caesars and MGM merge.

com)Jake Schwartz, making his fourth WPT final table, holds a solid chip lead.Adam Ross's flush draw missed against Kelly Minkin's top pair, and Ross is out 8th as @The_Illest takes the chip lead.

Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle has become an official ambassador for Indian poker site Adda52 just four months after representing the brand at an event in Goa.(Image: AFP Photo)The 38-year-old who plays international cricket for the West Indies was announced as the latest Adda52 recruit on Aug.

In the years after the Justice Department issued its 2011 opinion that the Wire Act only applied to sports betting, opponents of online poker came out of the woodwork to argue against regulating the game.The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, a Sheldon Adelson-backed online poker opponent, will make their case against expanded sports betting at a Congressional hearing on Thursday.

Music producer Steve Albini outlasted former WSOP Player of the Year winners Chris Ferguson and Jeff Lisandro to win more than $105K in Event #31, $1,500 Seven Card Stud tournament on Saturday.His previous best win was for $40,694 in the WSOP 2014 Seniors event.

(Image: WPT)Men “The Master,” left Gardens Casino in Los Angeles after Day 4 with a realistic shot at winning his first World Poker Tour title.In one hand, Steve Sung raised to 70,000 pre-flop with A-J, and Nguyen called from the big blind with 9-7.

Or at least that’s what the contestants on the Australian version of the hit reality TV show “Survivor” believed, and as a result, they voted poker pro Jackie Glazier off the show.Much like she would for a poker tournament, Glazier approached the show with a strategy in mind — to lie and deceive.

5 million guaranteed Mid-States Poker Tour event at the Venetian over the WSOP Colossus for its ‘value.5 million guaranteed Mid-States Poker Tour event at the Venetian over the turbo-style Colossus at the World Series of Poker.