Two Wichita, Kansas, police officers and a state highway patrol trooper have been charged with obstructing an FBI investigation following an illegal poker game.The FBI in Kansas busted an illegal poker game that turned out to be quite popular with state and local law enforcement officers.

The 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open festival is taking place right now at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood Florida.“I get drunk now,” Stefan Schillhabel said after winning the Lucky Hearts Poker Open $50K Super High Roller for $493K.

This year’s $2,700 Main Event at the Beau Rivage Million Dollar Heater in Biloxi, Mississippi, drew 175 entries to create a $437,500 prize pool, easily surpassing its advertised $300K guarantee.(Image: WPT) Miles Ahead of Competition The Beau Rivage, an MGM Resorts property, is a 1,740-room casino resort on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast.

The winning hand, quads over quads, in the largest bad beat jackpot in US history at Motor City Casino in Detroit, Michigan.) It’s rare for any poker room’s bad beat jackpot to come even close to hitting $1 million.

There was a noticeable lack of German players at this year’s PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, and that’s because WPT European Championship was being held right in their own backyard, at Casino Spielbank in Berlin.(Image: WPT) One of Germany’s Best The €3,300 ($4,037) WPT European Championship attracted 339 entries, generating a $1,194,335 prize pool.

A new play in Chicago called “Flamingo and Decatur” takes place in Las Vegas.The comedic drama is centered around the life of a poker player living down the street from the Rio in 2008, as the local housing market collapsed.

The Asian Poker Tour returns with a new season this weekend.It marks the first of seven events on the 2018 calendar for the Asian Poker Tour, at a time when a new class of highly accomplished Asian pros is starting to emerge.

The 2018 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Durant Main Event attracted 1,249 entries, which created a $1,873,500 prize pool.After finishing 158th in the 2016 WSOP Main Event, Jason Strasser came to a realization that his game was outdated.

“Congrats @PokerStars for being the 1st licensed online poker room sharing liquidity in France & Spain,” Alex Dreyfus, a native Frenchman and CEO of Global Poker Index tweeted.Templer’s claims about the need for shared player pools are accurate.

Tuesday and Wednesday should be a magical couple of nights on “Poker After Dark,” with Antonio Esfandiari headlining this week’s episodes of the high-stakes cash game livestreamed on the subscription PokerGO app.Antonio Esfandiari knows his way around the televised cash tables of “Poker After Dark,” where he could be seeking some redemption after a previous smackdown on the show.

Less than a year removed from her first career seven-figure score, Maria Lampropulos, an Argentinian pro, took down the 2018 PCA Main Event for nearly $1.Maria Lampropulos (hand in hair) was the Main Event winner on Sunday at the 2018 PCA in the Bahamas.

Keeping tabs on this will be one of the main concerns for Spain’s DGOJ, as well as regulators in France, Italy, and Portugal.“On July 6 in Rome, the President of the ARJEL, Charles Coppolani, signed with his Spanish, Italian and Portuguese counterparts a poker sharing agreement.

Two Wichita, Kansas poker players charged with illegal gambling have offered guilty pleas, following a federal investigation that involved their phones being tapped back in 2015.(Flickr/World Poker Tour) Danny Chapman, 67, has pleaded guilty to operating a high stakes sports betting ring, as well as one count of tax evasion.

The former Revel (soon to be Ocean Resort) once had a gorgeous poker room.Can a fresh start revive another Atlantic City live poker room?

A trailer for the film Molly’s Game was released by STX Entertainment on Tuesday.The movie features the exploits of Poker Princess Molly Bloom.

Several states believe the odds of the US Supreme Court lifting a federal ban on sports betting across the country in 2018 are Many experts believe this is the year that will see major changes in sports betting.

Moore) A grand jury in Taylor County, Texas, indicted four men from Abilene Thursday on charges related to armed robbery of a local poker game in October.The accused poker robbers have not yet entered formal pleas, but according to the Abilene Reporter-News, all of the men admitted to their crimes.

The World Poker Tour announced the 2017 WPTDeepStacks Europe Player of the Year on Thursday, with Tobias Peters capturing the honor.Tobias Peters is presented with his WPTDeepStacks Europe POY trophy by WPT lead commentators Tony Dunst and Vince Van Patten.

33 billion on the table, GVC has given Ladbrokes Coral and its own shareholders something to think about after publishing its 2017 earnings report.In Q4 2017, GVC saw 24 percent growth across its betting platforms, and 22 percent growth for net gaming revenue overall.

The 2018 PCA is entering its final stretch, and some notable players have claimed titles in the past few days.Maria Konnikova, a bestselling author who only learned to play poker a year ago, took down the PCA National Championship, while seasoned veteran Steve O’Dwyer emerged victorious in the $50K High Roller.