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Daniel Negreanu published two blog posts over the New Year, revealing both his year-end results for 2017, and his poker goals for 2018.8 million, Negreanu netted a negative $86,140 for the year.

The FBI described Dougher, 41, as a serial bank robber, and say his latest crime spree included two robberies within four days in and around Atlantic City.Records indicate that Thomas Dougher previously spent time in a federal prison for a series of bank robberies in 2007.

In a shocking move to start the new year, Vanessa Selbst announced that she is retiring from poker.“I can’t tell amateurs they should come play online and it’s beatable for them when I don’t feel like it’s true,” she wrote.

The University of Alabama football team will roll into Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Jan.8 favored to beat the Georgia Bulldogs to win the 2018 college football national championship.

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.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.

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.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.

But this year, regional poker tours like the Mid-States Poker Tour showed just why they should be taken seriously.(Image: Canterbury Park, Horseshoe Hammond) Regional Events Breaking Records In 2017, the MSPT set new records in several states.

Now that we’re into 2018, we thought we’d look back at those who won non-WSOP poker tournaments throughout 2017.Jason Koon, Bryn Kenney and Steffen Sontheimer were just a few of the players who won non-WSOP poker tournaments in 2017.

The Stars Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi believes changes to PokerStars that make it more friendly to recreational players have paid off after online poker saw an upturn in 2017.5 percent, year on year, Ashkenazi said.

Just ask Salomon “Hashtag King” Ponte, arguably the most controversial of all the year’s poker antagonists.Salomon “Hashtag King” Ponte was poker’s most despised player in 2017, but his 15 minutes of fame seems to be up.

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 their buck.Kevin Hart has helped show newbies and casual players the lighter side of poker in 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 thought would ever come their way again, a lottery scandal, and tensions in Asia that led to cancellation of a poker event.

Playing low-, medium-, and high-stakes games, poker vloggers brought their cameras and selfie sticks to the casinos, where they shined both on and off the felt.(Image: YouTube) It’s difficult to choose the best poker vloggers in 2017 with so many worthy candidates.

Throughout the first decade of the new millennium, few players were as popular as Chris Ferguson, also known as “Jesus.But in 2017, Jesus returned the game in a big, big way.

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.In 2017, poker players did a lot not only to support charitable causes, but also stepped up to throughout the year to lend more than a helping to people in serious need.

But when the US Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Christie v.the NCAA in 2017, it changed the calculus of how people were viewing the prospects for future legal sports betting throughout the United States.

(Image: Twitter) Hack Jobs High-limit poker pros were defenseless when hackers seized control of their phones, Twitter, and Facebook accounts in May.Once they make you a bit*h, you are a bit*h, and I don’t like the idea of being a bit*h.

Scott Blumstein’s winning the Main Event on a river three-outer is the moment that just about everyone in poker remembers from the 2017 WSOP.Accidental Killer Paul Senat had an impressive run in the2017 Main Event, finishing in 70th place for $101,444.

They say poker is a young person’s game, but a few savvy senior poker players this year showed us in 2017 that old dogs already have quite a few tricks up their sleeves, and can teach the pups a thing or two themselves.(Image: WSOP) Players like Frank Maggio and James Moore showed us that writing off the elder statesmen of the game can be a dangerous, and costly, proposition.

Come take a walk back down memory lane with us as we remember who made us mad as hell, who made us cry, and who made us very proud of the poker community at large.Chris Ferguson found success in 2017, which in turned made a large segment of the poker world annoyed as all get out.
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