On Wednesday afternoon, a U.S. District judge dismissed a federal lawsuit against poker player Mike Postle for allegedly cheating in livestreamed cash games at Stones Gambling Hall. In his action, Judge William B. Shubb of the Eastern District of California additionally dismissed lawsuits against Stones Gambling Hall and its poker room manager, Justin Kuraitis. Latest […]
The World Poker Tour has postponed several live events, but there has been plenty of tour action online. Partypoker hosted the first WPT Online Series in May and paid out a gigantic $53 million. The 94-event series smashed the original $30 million guarantee. Players competed in tour-branded events like WPT500, WPTDeepStacks, and the overall championship. […]
In May 2018, the US Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, opening the door for state-sanctioned legal sports betting. That was just two years ago, but doesn’t it feel like much longer? It feels as if legalized wagering (outside Nevada) has existed as long as the traditional casino. There’s no doubt that […]
The three PA casinos located in green counties will reopen next week, led by Rivers Pittsburgh and The Meadows. The post Pennsylvania Casinos Begin Reopening Next Week; New Jersey’s Likely Next Month appeared first on Online Poker Report.
Several online poker tournament series have wrapped up but players still have some action to look forward to. Here’s a look at all the big events and promotions for June 1-7. GGPoker – Major daily and Sunday events roll on Partypoker – Check out the new Club Games, WPT World Online Championships approaching PokerStars – Add […]
CHIP CHATTER: Cheating Issues Emerge, Online Poker Explodes, Casinos Reopen, PSPC Canceled, and More
Live poker rooms may be closed at casinos around the world, but plenty of news poker remains. From a cheating scandal to casino re-openings to the cancellation of the PSPC, there is always news in the world of poker. Here’s a look at some topics making headlines over the last few weeks. Casinos reopening slowly […]
The first international World Series of Poker online series proved to be a major success. After 500 events, including 18 championship ring tournaments, players in the WSOP Super Circuit Series took home $134.7 million. That vastly exceeded the original $102 million guarantee. The series was held in partnership with GGPoker and wrapped up on March […]
More than 300 casinos have now reopened across 23 US states, with all major properties in Las Vegas expected to join the list this week. The post Nearly One-Third Of US Casinos Are Back In Business; More Reopening Every Day appeared first on Online Poker Report.
Not only has online poker been on the rise during the Coronavirus pandemic, Twitch Poker has also seen an increase in streamers and viewers. PokerStars recently added some extra incentive to get in the action by giving away $50,000. The site gave away chests worth up to $215 every day to players watching PokerStars streamers. This […]
The federal government has restated its arguments to the First Circuit Court of Appeals as it works to expand the scope of the 1961 Wire Act. The post Making Their Case: Justice Department Files Wire Act Reply Brief In First Circuit appeared first on Online Poker Report.