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Big Changes in Upcoming EPT Schedule

PokerStars has announced their schedule for Season 9 of the European Poker Tour (EPT), and there are some big changes. President of the EPT, Edgar Stuchly, talked about their approach when making the schedule: “We looked at every EPT season up until now and asked...

PTR Shutdown Affects ALL PokerStars Players

With poker news running rampant surrounding PokerStars’ rumored purchase of Full Tilt Poker, another massive story has been undeservingly swept under the rug. In a move that would easily have been the biggest story of any other poker news week, PokerTableRatings.com...

NFL to Allow for Gambling Advertisements

With the NFL’s biggest offseason promotional event starting tomorrow, they have announced an incremental change to their advertising policy. Gaming advertisements are now permitted for NFL events and properties for the next two years, though there are a plethora...

Bovada Giving Free Shots at the WSOP-Main Event

Players signing up for a new account on Bovada Poker already get a 100% up to $1,000 bonus. Now, players signing up through an affiliate link also get a ticket to any of the $1,000 Freeroll satellites for the World Series of Poker Main Event. Don’t miss your chance to...

PokerStars Sends PTR a Cease and Desist

PokerStars has taken their next step in a long-standing battle with infamous data-mining site Poker Table Ratings (PTR). They’ve sent a cease and desist to the site and have a team of lawyers ready to take legal action on the order if necessary. Poker Table Ratings is...

PokerStars Announces 2012 SCOOP Schedule

As the skies get bluer and the days get warmer, there always seems to be a certain buzz that emanates from all over. It’s not just the weather that creates this; it’s the little things, too. Less celebrated aspects like the longer days, the safer driving...

Victoria Coren Gets Engaged to David Mitchell

Bachelor poker fans from around the globe must feel quite ambivalent over the most recent news in Victoria Coren’s life. Of course on the surface, the engagement of the lovely and multi-talented Team PokerStars pro is disheartening to all those who dreamed of...

Can the US Seize Foreign Domains?

The US Government’s seizure of several gaming domains over the last couple of years has elicited a lot of questions about the US’ jurisdiction over the internet. With a designation like the World Wide Web, many might mistake the world of...

Haxton Makes it 2-0 against Blom

The rematch between Isaac Haxton and Viktor Blom in the SuperStar Showdown took almost 3 days longer to complete than it was originally scheduled for, but when the 2,500th hand had finally been decided, Isaac Haxton was deemed the victor. The SuperStar Showdown is...

New App Combines Poker with Popular Word Games

Ever sat in the middle of a Scrabble game, being faced by the most worthless set of letters and wish you could just cut your losses and fold? Ever get sick of being outdrawn by fish on the river, wishing you could control your own destiny of who gets the pot with...

Success Story Comes out of WPT LA Poker Classic

When the WPT LA Poker Classic was down to the final two, the host’s PR department must have been pumping their fists in excitement. The chip leader, David “Doc” Sands, was a WPT Ones to Watch player, and his opponent, Sean Jazayeri, was a 3-time WPT...

Subject: Poker Has Made Their Final Report

When the online poker community became harshly disillusioned by the developments on Black Friday; when they grew frustrated at how seemingly impossible it was to get straight answers; when it seemed that the poker world was morally bereft, one site stood in the face...

$1,500 Freeroll on Titan Poker

Titan Poker’s March Invitational is set to give massive bankroll boosts to FlopTurnRiver players. They’ll shuffle up and deal on March 11th at 3pm EST (8pm Server Time) with a $0 Buy-In and $1,500 in prizes. There are two requirements to be eligible for...

WSOP-C Champion’s Collusion a Source of Debate

The influx of young, online players into live games have made for frequent faux pas at all levels of live play. Usually they are fairly innocuous, like refusing to chop blinds or accidentally checking with ambiguous body language. Drew McIlvain’s missteps in a...

BackstabX_x Takes Down TCOOP Event 42

With every passing day of the jam-packed 2012 TCOOP schedule, PokerStars is proving that tournament poker is as healthy as ever. Event 42, the $33 Rebuys NL tournament, had a $300k guaranteed prize pool, but it was almost half that before a single re-buy was even...

Phil Galfond Pleas for Change in Online Poker

Phil Galfond has always had a knack for innovation — from his poker prowess that have hustled millions of dollars off of his opponents to his entrepreneurial endeavors in the poker coaching realm to his Full Tilt Poker moniker, OMGClayAiken, that has won him...

Occupy PokerStars Is Broken Up Quickly

While Occupy Wall Street has surpassed the 75-day mark accented with police barricades and corporate threats and pepper spray, what some are terming “Occupy PokerStars” lasted less than a day. Protesters were acting in response to a policy change by...