Online Poker News
Michigan holds hearing for online gambling bills 5 May 2016
The Michigan Regulatory Reform Committee met Wednesday to discuss two online gambling bills, and heard testimony from several major industry players.
Juicy Stakes adding 5% to all blackjack wins 5 May 2016
The additional 5% winnings will be a bonus balance which can be withdrawn once the 10X play-through requirement has been met.
Betstars opens betting market for Team PokerStars Pros in SCOOP 5 May 2016
More than 30 Team PokerStars Pros will take part in SCOOP 2016, pitting their poker wits and tournament strategies against each other in a battle to be named number one Team PokerStars Pro for SCOOP 2016.
Amaya CEO pleads not guilty to securities charges 4 May 2016
Amaya CEO David Baazov and his associates have filed written pleas of not guilty to the insider trader charges levied against them in March.
Grand Poker Series returns to Golden Nugget Las Vegas this summer 3 May 2016
The tournament series will feature a $1,675 buy-in, televised "Poker Night in America" event.
One-on-one with Wynn Las Vegas Director of Poker Ryan Beauregard 2 May 2016
With the new Wynn Las Vegas poker room set to debut May 26, Casino City's Gary Trask sits down with Director of Poker Operations Ryan Beauregard to discuss why he thinks the new venue is "most luxurious" on the Strip and beyond.
WSOP opens online registration for 2016 2 May 2016
The process online will be hosted on the secure and encrypted Bravo Poker Live website.
Key dates announced for EPT Season 13 2 May 2016
The poker tour returns to Barcelona for the thirteenth successive year, with a giant festival running from Aug. 16-28, 2016, followed by Malta in October and Prague in December.
Cherokee Poker Classic returns May 13 with $70,000 guarantee 29 Apr 2016
Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs will host the fifth annual rendition of the 22-event series with buy-ins ranging from $50 to $330.
California online poker bill heads to Assembly 28 Apr 2016
The bill, AB 2863, passed the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee by a unanimous vote on Wednesday.
Poker Central announces new show, 'Primetime Poker Report' 28 Apr 2016
The show will be hosted by PokerNews Editor-in-Chief Donnie Peters.
This Week in Gambling: California horse racing jumps in bed with online poker 28 Apr 2016
This Week in Gambling, the horse racing industry in California has thrown its support behind the state's latest online poker bill. Plus, New Jersey makes its own horse racing news.
Farid Yachou wins WPT Tournament of Champions and $381,600 26 Apr 2016
The 36-year-old also won a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette, a Hublot King Power Unico Titanium watch and other prizes.
Americas Cardroom's Million Dollar Sunday tournament breaks prize pool record 26 Apr 2016
The event drew 2,118 entries, making the prize pool a record $1,059,000 for an Americas Cardroom tournament.
PokerStars announces NJSCOOP schedule 26 Apr 2016
The first-ever PokerStars New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker will feature 54 different events from May 15-29.
Top 10 tips for a poker room newbie 25 Apr 2016
Casino City's Dan Podheiser offers 10 pieces of wisdom he wishes someone had told him when he first started visiting poker rooms.
Intertops, Juicy Stakes to send another winner to CAPT Velden 25 Apr 2016
The final satellite will run on Sunday, May 8 and will award a €4,500 package.
Justin Young, Chino Rheem win major SHRP events 25 Apr 2016
Young won $654,161 for taking down the $3,500 Championship event, while Rheem took home $690,885 for his win in the $10,000 WPT Finale.
"Reading Poker Tells" video training is a researched look at human behavior 22 Apr 2016
Casino City's Clare Fitzgerald reviews Zachary Elwood's video training series on live poker tells.
PokerStars launches new MTT schedule 22 Apr 2016
The new schedule will go live on Monday, April 25.
Daniel Negreanu is No. 1 tournament knockout target, according to PokerStars poll 22 Apr 2016
The survey coincides with the release of PokerStars Knockout Poker – a tournament format exclusively available online at PokerStars. Every time a player knocks out another player, they win a share of the tournament prize money. This gives more players more chances to win, more often.
This Week in Gambling: Five years since Black Friday 21 Apr 2016
This Week in Gambling, J. Todd takes a look back at some of the key events and changes that have occurred since online poker's Black Friday five years ago. Plus, he dives into the ominous news that the U.S. federal government has turned its attention to fantasy sports.
PokerStars invites fans and poker pros to Run It Up Resorts Rumble in AC 20 Apr 2016
The event will take place at the Resorts Casino Hotel on May 14 and will feature some of the most famous poker players in America, including Team PokerStars Pro Jason Somerville and his legion of Run It Up fans.
Dover Downs hosting May poker tournament series featuring $30,000 guaranteed event 19 Apr 2016
The Delaware casino's upcoming Getaway Weekend will run Memorial Day weekend from May 27-30.
First 'Living the Dream: TKPT St Maarten' video blog now live 18 Apr 2016
The web video series will follow five online satellite tournament winners from Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes competing in the TKPT Caribbean Main Event next week.