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Pennsylvania Player Wins WSOP event at Horseshoe Hammond

James Dorrance of Pennsylvania was successful at the 5th stop in this year's World Series of Poker Circuit tour winning a total of $418,425 in the $1,675 buy-in main event at the Horseshoe Hammond. Also part of his prize is a seat to next year's National Championship. All other WSOP wins in this event are as follows: 2nd David Cossio $260,100 3rd Dia...

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New Nevada Online Poker Brand to Launch in 2014

Reno's Siena casino and hotel has obtained its Nevada intrastate online poker license and plans to launch during the first six months of 2014 and competing against the already established Ultimate and Siena has been working toward creating an "HD Poker" product along with Z4Poker, a Nevada start-up company. Z4's chief technical officer,...

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Lock Poker and Revolution at Odds

Lock Poker is amid a public feud with its former network Revolution. Players have been complaining about slow pay outs related to both companies. Lock Poker announced that it had broken with the network due to Revolution's breach of contract yet the network wishes to hang on to Lock Poker players as the site provided a large portion of traffic. Revolutio...

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Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom Regains Some Losses

Swedish poker pro Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom has returned to regain his losses in a big way. According to the High Stakes Data Base, Blom faced off with old nemesis Douglas 'WCGRider' Polk which saw him increase his bankroll by $1.2 million to become the 2013 top cash game winner on the Full Tilt nosebleed tables. Blom took a seat at the $400/$800 No Limit Hold...

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Poker Pro Involved in Fraud Scheme

Poker pro Bill Jordanou and accountant Robert Zaia are accused of being involved in a A$70 million scheme in Australia where the two had access to loan documents from the one of the largest banks in the country, Commonwealth Bank, and transferred funds into their personal accounts. Police raided the offices of Zaia Arthur & Associates earlier in the year disco...

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888Poker Introduces New Ad Campaign to Spanish and UK Markets

'Ready to Play' is's latest TV marketing campaign which also features "Finale" by French electronic musician, Madeon. The adverts will focus on Spanish and UK markets in line with Madeon's tour. Players will have the opportunity to win concert ticket to see performances. 888Poker senior vice president Itai Pazner said that upgrades have all...

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Adrian Mateos Wins WSOP Europe Main Event

Adrian Mateos, 19 of Spain, won the €10,450 buy-in World Series of Poker Europe main event and snagging the first WSOP bracelet of his career. Mateos beat out 374 players including some of the industry's top players making it to a final table comprised of Fabrice Soulier and Jerome Huge of France; Andrei Konopelko from Belarus; German aces Benny Spindler and...

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Negreanu Wins 6th WSOP Bracelet

It was a big week for professional poker player Daniel Negreanu as he was named WSOP Player of the Year for the second time and played well at the tables winning his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet in a €25,000 buy-in World Series of Poker High Roller event. Twitter was buzzing with congratulations from pros and those in the industry. "I've got to be...

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Nevada Regulators to Discuss Online Poker Changes

The Nevada Gaming Commission plans to review online poker regulations at its Las Vegas meeting next win but the material is said to cover technical and legislative and not plans for expansion. According to chairman A.G. Burnett, widening the Nevada market to include other forms of gambling will not be discussed as online poker has only been available for six m...

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Ultimate Poker Adds PLO Games

The launch of Caesars Interactive Entertainment's creating competition in the Nevada intra-state market, Ultimate kicked things up a notch adding Pot Limit Omaha games on Wednesday. UP now features six-handed tables of $1-$2 PLO and $0.10-$0.25 PLO with more variations expected as both online poker sites fight for market share, according to...

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Patent Trouble for Rush Poker Product

According to recent activity on online poker forums, it seems that the parent company of both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, Rational Group, has run into some problems relating to patents for its fast-fold poker product Rush Poker. FTP had not obtained exclusive rights for the product which has now become Rational's fight since its 2011 acquisition of the com...

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Integer Poker Launches on Equity Poker Network, an Equity Poker Network site, soft launched this week featuring PlaySafeAB download and instant play software. The identity of the site owners remains unknown and all they will say is that they are "online poker industry veterans". Integer Poker is licensed in Curacao and has introduced an new rake back system branded Variback, designed to...

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Poker Night on Wall Street

Wednesday evening Bloomberg Television will broadcast the $50,000 buy-in 'Poker Night on Wall Street' previously played at the Borgata in Atlantic City at 9pm. Featured in the event are Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn; Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates; Gabelli Asset Management's Mario Gabelli; Steve Kuhn from Pine River Capital Management; Ariel Investm...

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Snap Poker Completes Beta Testing

888's Snap Poker has completed its beta testing phase and is now available with a wider variety of game options. This week an 888Poker spokesman commented on an online poker forum revealing that Pot Limit Omaha and higher stakes will be additions to Snap as it becomes available to more and more players.

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Pros Resign from Ultimate Poker

Two pros have resigned due to an alleged management disagreement with Nevada-based Ultimate Randy Dorfman and Tom Marchese expressed their disappointment with the management's response to their proposals to make players' experiences better on the site. Dorfman made the following Facebook post: 'I have resigned from Ultimate Poker as their Te...

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Big One Drop Back in 2014

Antonio Esfandiari won $18,346,673 during the last $1 Million buy-in Big One for One Drop charity event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and Guy Laliberte says next year's winner will take home $20 million. 'It was a terrific inaugural event in 2012 with One Drop raising nearly $5.7 million from the Big One event,' Laliberté revealed. 'There...

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Noah Schwartz Wins First WSOP Bracelet

This weekend we saw poker pro Noah Schwartz win his first World Series of Poker bracelet. He took part in the €3,250 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha Mix Max event at the World Series of Poker Europe in France defeating Ludovic Lacay who took 2nd prize of €64,600. The win is well deserved and representative of Schwartz's career as a professional poker player. Des...

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Phil Hellmuth Achieves 100th Cash in WSOP

This week poker pro, Phil Hellmuth became the first player to make his one hundredth cash in World Series of Poker events. Hellmuth participated in a €2,200 buy-in No Limit Hold'em event in the World Series of Poker Europe earning him another achievement including winner of the most WSOP bracelet with 13 under his belt.

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French Pro Win First WSOP Bracelet

Darko Stojanovic, of France, won his first bracelet at World Series of Poker Europe in France beating out Dan O'Brien in the Euro 5,300 buy-in Mixed Max event on Thursday. The Euro 188,160 win is the largest of Stojanovic's career. The runner up received Euro 116,280. Once down to just five players, it wasn't until three hours later that the final four were...

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Projected Income for New Jersey Online Poker Market

Reports reveal that the New Jersey online poker market may earn $39 million and $65 million during year one with income of $55 million and $92 million in year ten. The projections are based on the future of the industry in terms of remaining local or moving to federal or even international market. Opening up the networks could see profits go increase from $...

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