A blockchain, as depicted above, will form the basis of a poker tournament at the first World Crypto Con.Stars to Help Blockchain Poker ShineAlongside sponsor Decent.

I’ve always liked and respected John McCain.“He’s not a war hero.

With the Poker Players Alliance cash-strapped and running out of steam in the absence of being underwritten by PokerStars, the increasingly significant Poker Central has scooped up the Washington DC-based organization’s assets and relaunched as the new “Poker Alliance.” With the PPA gone, online poker players will have to turn to an advocacy group looking out for industry suits primarily.

PokerStars has released the schedule for the 2018 WCOOP series, which features $116 million in guarantees.This year’s WCOOP features a record guaranteed prize pool, awarding at least $116 million in money to be won across 182 tournaments from Sept.

The upcoming PokerStars NJCOOP online poker series honors Chris Moneymaker for his 2003 WSOP Main Event title and is set to award more than $1 million in prize pool money over 47 events.The 2018 PokerStars NJCOOP series is handing out a $30,000 Platinum Pass to a lucky Chris Moneymaker fan.

(Image: PokerStars)SECOOP will be open to players in France, Spain, and Portugal, three countries that share liquidity in their online poker markets.The largest examples – both open to those who can play on the global version of the poker site – are the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP).

Only eight teams remain alive in the hunt for the 2018 World Cup title, with Brazil considered the favorite to raise the trophy on July 15 in Moscow.Brazilian stars Neymar (#10) and Paulinho (#15) celebrate during Brazil’s 2-0 victory over Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Retired actor James Woods spends his golden years playing poker and sharing his staunch conservative and unapologetic Trumpian political views on Twitter.Well, he did, until recently when he got locked out of his Twitter account for spreading a debunked conspiracy meme mocking Democrats.

A WSOP Circuit ring is awarded to winners of each Circuit event.Valentin Vornicu won his 12th WSOP Circuit event in May at Harrah’s New Orleans to become the all-time ring holder.

Andy Barr (R-Kentucky) is trying to move forward with a bill that would provide federal oversight on how racehorses are medicated.That may not sound like it has much to do with online poker, but Rep.

Shaun Deeb came up just short of his third bracelet of 2018, finishing in second (€63,731) place in WSOP Europe Event #6, €1,650 Mixed Pot-Limit Omaha/No-Limit Hold’em.Shaun Deeb just missed winning his third bracelet of the year, but it was good enough for him to lock up WSOP Player of the Year.

The Stars Group announced on Tuesday that it had completed the acquisition of Sky Betting and Gaming (SBG), finishing a $4.7 billion purchase that will create the world’s largest publicly owned online gaming company.

Shaun Deeb extended his WSOP Player of the Year lead over Ben Yu with an 11th place finish in the WSOP Europe €1,650 no-limit hold’em tournament.Shaun Deeb extended his Player of the Year lead with a small cash at WSOP Europe.

The Top 10 Texas Hold'em Poker Hands Want to learn the order of poker hands?Here the top 10 poker combinations are ranked for players, showing the best poker hands overall and the winning Texas Hold'em hands.

Partypoker parent company GVC Holdings and the world’s largest casino operator, MGM Resorts, are in the final stages of completing a sports betting partnership worth a reported $200 million.(Image: CNBC)According to Sky News on Saturday, both gaming behemoths will be putting up $100 million to launch a new collection of sports betting sites across the US.

2005 WSOP Main Event champ Joe Hachem will compete against Michael Mizrachi in a friendly heads-up contest on October 26-28.Joe Hachem, the 2005 WSOP Main Event champion, will compete on his home turf.

Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a civil lawsuit connected to allegations that he raped Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009.In her lawsuit, Mayorga claimed that Ronaldo apologized after the attack, telling her that “he was usually a gentleman.

Michael Haag re-enacts the choke hold he put on a man who had punched a woman in the Venetian casino.(Image: YouTube)Michael Haag says he was taking a little break from the tables after scoring a high-hand bonus.

Australian poker professional William “Billy” Jordanou has admitted to his part in a massive Ponzi scheme that robbed victims of A$72 million (USD$53.Billy Jordanou, seen here at an ANZPT Perth event, admitted in an Australian Court that his high-roller gambling days were funded at least in part by criminal activity.

“This doesn’t mean I’m never going to play poker again,” he said in his most recent YouTube video.”Is Doug Polk Done with Poker for Good?