Jake Balsiger, who is currently taking part in the Aussie Millions 2014 Main Event, may not continue playing poker for long.
Many are not happy about Michigan’s charity poker regulations. The Michigan Gaming Control Board recently announced a proposal limiting charity poker events to four nights per week, and some feel that this can have an adverse effect on charity poker rooms, which were previously running charity poker games throughout the week.
The Global Poker Index (GPI) has officially declared that Ole Schemion, the German professional poker player, has won the GPI 2013 Player of the Year title.
David Williams gained name and fame ten years back when he became the runner-up of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. The life of this professional poker player, who was only 23 years old at that time, has changed a great deal during these 10 years.
Norbert Teufelberger, the chief executive officer of Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc, and Scott O’Neil, the chief executive officer of the New Jersey Devils, the Philadelphia 76ers, and Prudential Center, spoke at a recently concluded press conference in New Jersey about a multi-year sponsorship deal Party Poker had recently signed with the Sixers and the Devils.
The likelihood of lawmakers in Colorado considering online gaming legalization this session is quite high, but the National Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, an anti online gaming movement initiated and funded by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is determined to play spoil sport.
According to a recent announcement, Southwest Poker News will merge with Ante Up to create a larger Ante Up poker magazine, which will churn out 40,000 copies for over 280 casinos all over the country.
The history of poker is packed with interesting stories and facts, and here is a collection of some of the most interesting of them.
The New Year 2014 is full of opportunities for professional poker players, and the first major live poker event of the year, the Poker Caribbean Adventure (PCA), has already begun. Besides, players can look forward to lucrative events such as the Macau Millions, the Big One for One Drop, and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, to mention just a few. The World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) will not be held in 2014 so that the WSOP Asia Pacific can be held.
The efforts to regulate US online poker were far more successful in 2013 than in the years between 2006 and 2011. The need for regulated online poker was first felt following the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006, which forced a number of US-facing online poker rooms to leave the US.