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WSOP 2012 Main Event Final Table

Have you ever wondered about the history behind the World Series of Poker? Check out this cool infographic from Ladbrokes Poker showing some of the highlights in WSOP history, culminating in this year’s WSOP 2012 Main Event Final Table. WSOP 2012 – An...

PokerStars-WCOOP-2008-Event-27-Results

One of the most appealing factors of the annual WCOOP is that it offers a little bit of everything, tailoring to the varying preferences of online poker players from all over the world.  Event #27 of this year’s WCOOP was no exception as it provided a twist that the...

PokerStars-WCOOP-2008-Event-5-Results

Event #5 of this year’s PokerStars WCOOP turned out to be the biggest buy-in WCOOP tournament to date, bringing in High-Roller NL players from all over the world!  With a hefty buy-in of $10,000, Event 5 was sure to attract some of the best players this game has...

Poker-Stars Leaderboards – May Winners

We’ve made it into June after a heated month-long battle for top ten positions in the PokerStars MTT Leaderboard.  A lot of players were up and down all month long, unsure of where they would wind up in the end.  There were also a few players who stayed...

Turkey Detaining Two Sportingbet Employees

Just as fast as the industry seems to be growing, authorities are cracking down on illegal online casino gambling. Following suit, Turkey is cracking down and has just detained two members of Sportingbet. It is believed that Sportingbet has been involved in illegal...

Full-Tilt-Poker-FTOPS-8-Event-15

FTOP VIII Event 15 featured HA (half PL Hold’em, half PL Omaha), which pulled in a nice 932 players into the competition.  With a buy-in of $200+$16 and a guarantee of $150,000, the prize pool was sure to surpass the guarantee.  The prize pool busted the guarantee by...

South Africa to Regulate Internet Gambling

A new Internet gambling law has been approved by the South African parliament which would follow in the footsteps of many other nations in regulating the growing industry.  Their parliament papers showed this as being an industry they see as being plagued by crime and...

The WSOP and XP Events Have Partnered Up

A partnership has been formed between the WSOP and XP Events which would help spread WSOP related merchandise throughout a stand alone brick and mortar store in Las Vegas, www.wsopshop.com, and free standing kiosks which you can find in the middle of the aisles in...

Full-Tilt-Poker-FTOPS-8-Event-5

FTOPS VIII is underway again and continuing this series is Event #5 out of the 24 scheduled events.  Event 5 was a Stud H/L – Limit game hosted by the young Full-Tilt pro, Jeff Madson.  Though other events have attracted a larger number of players, a healthy...

Poker-Stars Leaderboards – March Winners

May has arrived! And with it, a new batch of Pokerstars Leaderboard winners have been crowned for the month of April! Though anything can happen on the Pokerstars MTT Leaderboard in a short matter of time, the last two days in April expectedly brought very little...

Ultimate-Bet Offering Huge WSOP 2008 Promotion

If you’re looking to win a seat in the World Series of Poker this year, UltimateBet Poker may just be your best bet! Ultimate Bet has taken the opportunity to offer their players a large number of Main Event seats for free. Here’s what you need to do to...

Newest Bill to Restrict UIGEA Enforcement

A new bill has been introduced in Congress on April 10th, that would block out attempts to enforce the UIGEA. House Financial Services Committee Representative Barney Frank and senior Financial Services Committee member Representative Ron Paul introduced this bill...

Lad-brokes Announcing 2008 WSOP Satellites

After two years of operation, Ladbrokes has been approved to offer satellites for the World Series of Poker to their players. Ladbrokes is proud to announce that 9 of their much appreciated players have already qualified for the 2008 WSOP Main Event through their...

Full-Tilt-Poker-FTOPS-7-Event-12

Event #12 of the FTOPS VII kicked off at 9:00pm ET on February 13th. This event featured a No Limit Hold ‘em 6-Max Rebuy tournament. Like all the other events in this FTOPS series, this tournament didn’t come short of any action with 1,361 players lining up to play....

Full-Tilt-Poker-FTOPS-7-Event-4

Event #4 in the FTOPS VII series took place this past Friday, February 8th featuring Pot Limit Hold’em. It was hosted by Gus Hansen and 1,215 players turned out for the event, many of them getting there by way of satellites. With a buy in of $200 + $16 and...

Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society

Poker enthusiastic students at universities such as Yale, Harvard, USC and UCLA have been given the chance to join a chapter of a new poker society: the Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society. The goal of this society is to bring to the academic environment poker as...

Retired Arizona Judge Takes a Stand on Poker

Since his retirement, Judge Harold Lee of Arizona has been operating his own personal poker parlor for the past two years. Instead of keeping this operation on the down low, Lee has decided to deliver letters to state authorities advising them of his legal stand. 64...

KGC Issues $500,000 Fine on Absolute-Poker

Kahnawake Gaming Commission has issued what looks to be the finalized report concerning the ongoing investigation of a cheating scandal on Absolute Poker. When these events became public, KGC commissioned Gaming Associates to conduct a 10 week long investigation and...