In March, two years after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) cracked down upon major online poker rooms Absolute Poker, PokerStars, and Full Tilt Poker, an online poker bill was introduced in the state of Illinois.
Poker pro Daniel Negreanu who did not win any World Series of Poker (WSOP) event for the past five years finally won a WSOP bracelet in Australia when he defeated a field of 405 players and became the champion of the WSOP Asia Pacific Main Event.
The third leg of the 2013 edition of the prestigious UK live poker tournament, the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT), will be held in north UK. Poker players have a very good opportunity to win a free entry worth $550 to the GUKPT Stockton Main Event.
PokerStars, which has sought an interim license from the Casino Control Commission (CCC) in New Jersey as part of its acquisition of the struggling Atlantic Club Casino and Hotel, has not yet received a license. According to the CCC office, licensing deliberations will be held in public meetings.
Terry King, a poker player from Durant in Iowa, is the champion of the main event of the Meskwaki leg of the PokerNews Mid States Poker Tour (MSPT). He received the first place cash prize of $87,694, including the RF Moeller championship diamond bracelet.
The lives of poker pros have their ups and downs, but the life of Phil Ivey, considered to be one of the best poker players in the world, has been very eventful both at the personal and professional levels ever since Black Friday.
In a bid to grab their share of a legalized online gambling market, US Native American tribes are mulling over the pros and cons of uniting to create their own online poker and online casino gaming network, similar to the ones being contemplated by US states such as Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Vanessa Rousso, a sponsored member of Team PokerStars, will host a free mini-camp at the VIP Poker Room at Kahnwake in Quebec. Poker enthusiasts can learn more about reading poker tells and understanding human behavior from one of the most successful of female poker players.
Microgaming, the giant online gambling software provider, has announced that MPN, its online poker network, has completed 10 successful years.
The inaugural edition of the live poker tournament Hollywood Poker Open (HPO) will soon arrive at St. Louis. The HPO, which comprises 28 exciting poker events, will be hosted in Hollywood Casino, based in St. Louis, for 11 days from April 4 to April 14. A large number of professional poker players are expected to take part in HPO events from all over the Midwest region.