Poker Gaming News Features
The poker industry is thriving, despite the American government’s attempt to stifle it. There are plenty of sites that focus solely on poker and they cover it extensively, so we knew we couldn’t compete with them. Therefore, we decided to feature only the most interesting poker news. Whether it is about the new online poker legality debates going on across the world, amazing results in major poker tournaments, or more importantly, celebrities doing something interesting in the poker world, we will cover here. So ain’t time you come follow the Sun!?!
Alex Rodriguez is facing a possible suspension from Major League Baseball after allegations surfaced that the Yankees third baseman has played in high stakes underground poker games.
Three men accused of participating in an illegal poker tournament at a Idaho bar have had charges against them dropped, having to forfeit the $200 bond they posted after being arrested.
Erik Seidel moved up another notch on the all-time tournament money list, to second, after winning the high roiller event at the L.A. Poker Classic.
Richard Lornier did something at eighty-five years old that some poker players only dream of. Lornier won a seat to the World Series of Poker main event at the Meadows Casino in Pennsylvania.
Gabe Kaplan, the popular host of High Stakes Poker, has been replaxced for Season 7. Norm McDonald will now share the hosting duties with Kara Scott.
Lawmakers in Flroida are considering legislation that would allow pari-mutuels to offer online poker to their customers, consequently, allowing the Seminole Indians to do the same.
The 2011 World series of Poker schedule has been released, and with several new events, the new edition is sure to attract the top pros and amateurs in the world.
A Virginia high school has allowed students to start a poker club, and that decision has drawn criticism from some of the top Conservative groups in the US.
Annie Duke’s company, Federated Sports & Gaming, along with the Palms Casino Resort, are starting a new poker league that will feature the best professional players in the world.
The Swedish government is considering a crackdown on Internet poker tax evation, and profesional player Viktor Blom may be one of their main targets.
Patricia Dumas and Mija Choi broke the Florida record for highest bad beat jackpot Saturday when the two women hit the jackpot of $584,864 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa.
Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke have left Ultimate Bet, and it has caused the gaming company to regroup and bring in fresh poker faces.
Sorel Mizzi used a strong start to the year and consistency the rest of 2010 to win the Bluff Magazine Player of the Year award.
Lily Mizrachi continued the family trend of poker excellence Sunday when she took second place in the Full Tilt $1 million guarantee tournament.