Amaya Gaming Offices Raided Over Insider Trading Allegations

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Some very interesting news was released recently, as it seems that the Montreal-based Amaya Gaming, the company who owns both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, along with many other gaming sites, saw their headquarters raided by authorities due to the allegations of insider trading. Apparently the action all happened on Thursday evening, and it wasn’t pretty. Read more…

Mike Leah Reignites Player of the Year Race

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Even though his closest opponent Dan Colman had a lead of 400 points, Mike Leah managed to win the final event of WSOP APAC High Roller, which earned him the first bracelet of his career along with a princely sum of $527,500. The win makes him a close contender to the BLUFF POY title along Read more…

Ihar Soika Wins 2014 EPT Barcelona High Roller Event

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The 2014 European Poker Tour Barcelona was host to one of the most dramatic match-ups in poker. The record turnout in the €10,300 no-limit hold’em high roller event led to an alluring prize pool of €3.8 million, which earned the distinction of the biggest field of its kind in EPT history. In the end, fighting Read more…

Robert Tanita Wins Arizona State Poker Championship

Monday, September 1st, 2014

The 10th Annual Arizona State Poker Championship was won by first timer Robert Tanita in a close game which got him a prize money of $257,690. Though Arizona is Robert’s home state he had been unable to win any significant amount in the past and his last big win was in 2012. Final table At Read more…

Five Thoughts on Crumpling Cards and Seminole Hard Rock

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Poker tournaments involve a lot of focus and hard work on the part of its participants with the high stakes involved along with the cut-throat competition to earn the coveted title. A bad beat during the final stages of the tournament can be a disconcerting experience for even the most experienced players. There have been Read more…

Matthew Lapossie wins 2014 World Poker Tour Falls-view Poker Classic

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Canadian Matthew Lapossie, the tournament’s day 1 chip leader came out on top out of a field of 383 players at the end of the tournament, which was held at the head of Niagara Falls, Ontario. On the third and final day, the final table bubble was set after Xiaohu Chen, John Boulougouris and Peter Read more…

Josh Reichard Wins the PokerNews Mid States Poker Tour Ho-Chunk

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

The PokerNews Mid States Poker Tour Ho-Chunk Gaming in Wisconsin came to a close when Josh Reichard claimed the winning trophy and prize money after defeating Mark Borns. The tournament, which saw 305 entries, was a competitive one and had top players vying for the number one spot. The Senior Editor of PokerNews and WSOP Read more…

Latest News from Las Vegas

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Officials governing the World Poker Series and Poker Player associations are debating over the online gaming legislation in Nevada. Executive director of the Poker Player Alliance, John Pappas is keeping a close eye on the proceedings of the World Championship tournament in Rio and was seen in the conference discussing the online poker legislation in Read more…

Head of American Gaming Association to Quit Post

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The Chief Executive and President of the American Gaming Association, Frank Fahrenkopf, announced that he will retire in 2013. Sources say that the retirement could be made official as early as June. Fahrenkopf was a former chairman of the Republican National Committee and a native of Reno, Nevada. The decision to retire has surprised many Read more…

The PokerStars $22,500 Freeroll Tournament

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

If you enjoy playing poker, and have been waiting for an exciting poker event, then the upcoming freeroll tournament organized by PokerStars will definitely interest you. PokerStars has collaborated with PokerNews yet another time to organize this exciting tournament. This tournament is an exclusive freeroll tournament and has a grand prize of $22,500.

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