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Paddy Power Poker to Live Stream the Irish Open

Since breaking into this latest decade, it seems like online videos are the future of entertainment. As a fully paid up cyborg, I now watch more content online than I do on my TV screen. Even my favorite regular programming will usually pass me by until I catch it on...

Twisting the Knife for Profit

If you made a living grinding Stars from your swanky U.S. apartment, Friday’s indictments probably seem like the end of the world, but for a large swathe of the online poker industry, the news came as an unexpected boon. Most sites withdrew from America...

Payment Processors Plead Not Guilty

Eleven people were charged with bank fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering by the US Department of Justice on Friday, April 15th. Two of the defendants, both payment processors, have pleaded not guilty. Chad Elie was arrested in Las Vegas last Friday the day before...

Exciting Promotions at bet365 Casino

Throughout April, bet365 Casino is offering players a handful of fantastic promotions, including a slots promotions, a roulette promotion, a bonus and a chance at free chips! Throughout the month of April, bet365 is running their Slots Club promotion. This promo,...

Absolute Poker Now Blocking U.S. Players

Following their indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice, Full Tilt, PokerStars, and UB all stopped cash play for their American customers. The owners and operators of Absolute Poker were also named as defendants by the FBI, but kept their site open and active as...

Florida Online Poker Legislation Dies

A legislation that would have allowed intrastate online poker to be legal to Florida residents has died before making it out of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee. The bill, known as Senate Bill 812, was supported by Republican State Senator Miguel Diaz de la...

Full Tilt Poker Launches New Update

As those who’ve opened their Full Tilt client within the last week well know, the company has posted another update to their software. While no major changes have been implemented, there are several notable alterations which improve the quality of their games....

Top 5 Female Poker Players

There’s a temptation when ranking women poker players to just go for the obvious. As a red blooded male who eats uncooked steak and drives 4X4s into cattle, the easy decision would be to rate lady cardsharps on how fertile their hips are. But did I mention that...

PokerStars April Software Update

PokerStars is known for their reliable software, and they are making improvements to it all the time. Their most recent software upgrade adds a bunch of new features to make your playing experience a little more efficient than before. You can now choose which columns...

Elky to Kickbox RaSZi at 2011 WSOP

Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier and Lex “RaSZi” Veldhuis will be squaring off against each other at the WSOP 2011 in a kickboxing match. Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier has over $6 Million in live winnings and holds both a World Poker Tour...

D.C. to Allow Online Poker?

Strange, isn’t it? Our nation’s capital, which has so long opposed the legalization of online poker, may soon have gamers earning their keep right under its nose. According to the Wall Street Journal, the city council of Washington, D.C. has approved a...

Win an iPad2 at Bwin Poker

Play at bwin Poker now for a chance to win an iPad2! From now until April 30th bwin poker will be giving away 100 iPad2. Each iPad2 comes with 16 gigabytes of memory, Wifi ready, and access to millions  of apps! All you have to do to be eligible to win is play at bwin...

Win a Trip to the 2011 WSOP at Betfair

Win a trip to the WSOP 2011 at Betfair now! Enter the Betfair WSOP 6 shooter for a chance at $74,000 in WSOP packages! There are 6 WSOP freeroll finals running on 6 consecutive days in early June. Twelve winners will win a $5,700 WSOP package, which includes flight,...

Poker’s Family Tree, Part 3

The Boom and Beyond Most people can remember the iconic image of Chris Moneymaker sitting behind those thin, darkened shades, a table separating him from Sam Farha, and a monster robbery in progress on the felt.  As it turned out, Farha flinched first and was bluffed...

Who to Vote for in WSOP Main Event Rematches?

In this game, nothing has a history like the World Series of Poker. Back in the days of Benny Binnion, one single event pioneered the concept of tournament poker, not to mention the prevalence of Texas Hold’em. Now, as we approach the 42nd annual WSOP, there’s a...

PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker

All North and South American must read this article. PokerStars is calling on you to represent your country in their Americas Cup of Poker. The finals will decide which American country is the best when it comes to the game of poker. There are tons of cash being laid...

California Expands Proposed Poker Bill

Who says expansion is a bad thing? For poker players in California, it may just be some of the best news to come along in a while. According to a recent release, the state’s government has made promising revisions to Senate Bill 40, America’s latest...

Iowa Tables Poker Talks

After an initially promising round of talks, the Iowa State Senate has postponed any sort of decision on the legality of internet poker within their borders. Simply put, the issue seems to have boiled down to time. The bill, known as 458, met with only scant approval...

Top 8 Poker Fights

In honour of Todd Brunson’s twitter campaign this past week, let’s take a look at some of the most thrilling poker confrontations ever caught on camera. In case you missed it, Todd began tweeting on Friday about a fist fight between himself and Shawn...

April Promotions at Cirrus Casino

April brings a lot of great things: opening day, Easter candy and a new promotion from Cirrus Casino. This month, the online casino is celebrating slot machines with its new promotion Slots Fever. Cirrus Casino boasts they have the cure for Slots Fever and are trying...

Victor Chandler Brings Poker to the Pub

UK gambling giant Victor Chandler is teaming up with grassroots organization Poker in The Pub to bring live poker to various venues across the UK. Victor Chandler’s Head of Poker, Andy Horne, stated, “We are very proud to be sponsoring Poker In The Pub and...

Florida Considers Online Poker

Florida has become the latest state to ponder the legalization of online poker. With efforts picking up in New Jersey and Nevada, the race is on to bring lawful intrastate poker into the American arena. Known as SB812, this particular piece of legislation is sponsored...

Five Bluffers Bluffing

When you’re new to the game, it’s easy to imagine that good poker is all about bluffing. It seems like everything else is just down to luck. The players can’t control how the cards will run out, so the only way to get beating your opponent is to make...