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PokerStars Makes its First Promotional Millionaire

PokerStars Makes its First Promotional Millionaire

April 23 2015
It wasn't long ago that PokerStars' much-hyped (including on the pages of this site) millionaire maker month promotion kicked off, and the first millionaire has already been crowned, this morning to be exact. The first player of what's slated to ... Read More

Daniel Negreanu Hits Twitch, Wins Big

Daniel Negreanu Hits Twitch, Wins Big

April 23 2015
Daniel Negreanu has never really been known for his online poker prowess, but that view of him may apparently be an outdated one: the PokerStars pro made his first Twitch appearance last week, playing in a series of streamed cash ... Read More

The Online Poker Week: JayP-AA Opts out of Tracking

The Online Poker Week: JayP-AA Opts out of Tracking

April 20 2015
Nowadays, it is apparently more and more fashionable for high stakes poker players to opt out of the online tracking of their profits/losses. It is indeed a rather touchy issue for most players to have matters as intimate as these ... Read More

"Major" Overhaul of Full Tilt Poker's Ring Games

"Major" Overhaul of Full Tilt Poker's Ring Games

April 17 2015
Full Tilt Poker have decided to make a major move in regards to their ring games, an offering which has essentially been the same structure-wise for years now. The overhaul is apparently aimed at helping players find the most active ... Read More

Amaya Gaming in the Clear after AMF Investigation?

Amaya Gaming in the Clear after AMF Investigation?

April 15 2015
Amaya Gaming, the company behind Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, was in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons about 4 months ago, when an investigation by the Financial Markets Authority and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police resulted ... Read More

JayP-AA Hits $1 Million Mark

JayP-AA Hits $1 Million Mark

April 13 2015
Last week was pretty busy as far as high stakes online cash game action was concerned: forced to relinquish his biggest winner of the year spot, Finland's Ilari Sahamies decided to drown his sorrow in booze and in his inebriated state, ... Read More

WPT Season XIV Schedule Already Taking Shape

WPT Season XIV Schedule Already Taking Shape

April 13 2015
The XIIIth season of the WPT hasn't even wrapped up yet, but those behind the tour are already busy cooking up the schedule of the following season. There are in fact two stops left of the current season: on April 16, ... Read More

Christian Lusardi of Borgata Cheating Fame Gets 5 Years in Prison

Christian Lusardi of Borgata Cheating Fame Gets 5 Years in Prison

April 08 2015
Cheating in a major live poker event by introducing counterfeit chips into the game may not seem like much of crime to someone morally bankrupt-enough to even consider something like that, but Christian Lusardi, the infamous player who went ... Read More

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Dead at 61

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Dead at 61

April 07 2015
Having been diagnosed with bowel and liver cancer earlier in 2015, one of the most colorful and interesting personalities of the poker world, Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott passed away on Monday, April 6. He is survived by his wife and eight children. ... Read More

Online Poker Action - Sahamies Loses Top Spot, Gets Nasty

Online Poker Action - Sahamies Loses Top Spot, Gets Nasty

April 04 2015
For the better part of the current year, Ilari Sahamies was the most profitable cash game player (from among those who allow their action to be tracked, obviously). At one point, the Finn had more than $1 million to his name ... Read More

Dutch Player Won't Get Money Back from Unibet

Dutch Player Won't Get Money Back from Unibet

April 01 2015
A Dutch court has made an important decision on March 27, concluding that a player's gambling losses could not be refunded by the online operator where he played, even as the latter was unlicensed in Holland, where the betting originated. A ... Read More

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