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Online Poker - Posted 2014-10-29 03:23:00
Weight Bets: Negreanu Close To Losing, Bellande Down To The Wire


Weight Scale with Dollar Signs - Weight Bets in Poker World - Illustration / Concept Over the past few months, everybody has been talking about the Mike Matusow/Ted Forrest weight loss bet that has been lingering for a couple of years. Forrest, who won the bet against Matusow to the tune of $1.8 million, has taken to Twitter to angrily demand full payment in recent weeks. The story has been well-chronicled and I won't rehash it here.

There are two more weight bets (one is a weight gain bet, one...Full Story


The King Full Tilt Poker - High Stakes Games - News Report Online Poker - Posted 2014-10-21 20:44:00
The Death of High Stakes Cash Games on Full Tilt Poker


Earlier this week, Full Tilt Poker announced that they were parting ways with Gus Hansen and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom. In their own words, Full Tilt revealed that they would be focusing less on the promotion of p...Full Story
Amaya Gaming - AYA.TO - Stock Chart - August 2014 - October 10th, 2014 Online Poker - Posted 2014-10-10 20:17:00
Shares of Amaya Gaming Group Down 26% From Their Highs


The Amaya Gaming Group (AYA on the Toronto Stock Exchange) has been busy since completing their purchase of the Rational Group in the summer.

The Amaya Gaming Group, which now owns Pokerstars, F...Full Story
Phil Ivey on 60 Minutes Sports - Television Show Online Poker - Posted 2014-10-02 23:32:00
Phil Ivey To Appear on 60 Minutes Sports Next Tuesday To Defend His Reputation


The notoriously private Phil Ivey will be appearing on "60 Minutes Sports" on Showtime next Tuesday (October 7th, 10 pm ET/PT) to discuss a number of topics, including the two lawsuits that he is currently invo...Full Story
William Reynolds Twitter Picture - Holding an Ace - American Flag Online Poker - Posted 2014-09-23 19:41:00
William Reynolds Rips Ultimate Poker


Former Ultimate Poker sponsored pro William Reynolds took to Twitter earlier today to trash the company that he used to work for.

Reynolds, who posts as @ReynoldsXO on Twitter, is an opinionated...Full Story
Amaya Stock Growth - Illustration - Concept - Green Arrow Online Poker - Posted 2014-09-08 23:50:00
Shares of Amaya Gaming Group Up Over 50% Since Rational Group Merger Announcement


On Friday, June 13th, 2014, the Amaya Gaming Group officially announced their intention to purchase Oldford Group Limited, the parent company of the Rational Group, which owns and operates Pokerstars and Full T...Full Story



Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment - Company Logo Online Poker - Posted 2014-08-29 22:55:00
Shares of Bwin.Party Bounce 12.66% Following Company's Earnings Release


Shares of Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment PLC (BPTY on the London Stock Exchange) bounced 12.66% to close at 90.30 following the release of the company's H1 2014 earnings report.

The company, w...Full Story
Tony G, Aiste Slapokaite and their German Shepherd Online Poker - Posted 2014-08-23 17:58:00
Tony G Gets Hitched


Antanas Guoga, aka "Tony G", has decided to trade in his exciting life as an antagonizing high stakes professional poker player for a more mundane life of wedded bliss and service to his country.

...Full Story
Daniel Negreanu wearing a blue shirt - Pokerstars Online Poker - Posted 2014-08-17 19:14:00
Daniel Negreanu: I Could Beat $25/$50 Cash Games on Pokerstars After Two Weeks


Could Daniel Negreanu beat the $25/$50 cash games on Pokerstars with just two weeks of practice?

Earlier this week, Negreanu declared that he would be a winning player in the $25/$50 cash games ...Full Story
Pokerstars Bulgaria - Logo and Flag Online Poker - Posted 2014-08-08 17:06:00
Pokerstars Opens Its Doors To Bulgarian Players


Earlier this week, Pokerstars became the first legal online poker room to start operations in Bulgaria.

A few months after being granted a license to operate in Bulgaria, Pokerstars officially o...Full Story
Jerry Yang World Series of Poker Watch - July 2014 - Ebay Online Poker - Posted 2014-07-26 18:33:00
Jerry Yang's WSOP Watch Sold on Ebay For Over $6,200


A piece of poker history was recently sold on Ebay for $6,209.67.

2007 World Series of Poker main event champion Jerry Yang hasn't had a good time of things since taking down poker's b...Full Story




Prison / Jail Cuffs - Photo Online Poker - Posted 2014-07-18 23:13:00
Ali Tekintamgac Sentenced To Three Years, Five Months in Prison


Ali Tekintamgac, who famously cheated to win the 2010 WPT Spanish Championship for $343,307, has been sentenced to jail in Germany for running a poker cheating ring.

Tekintamgac's sche...Full Story
Jean-Robert Bellande picking up his Bentley from the pound Online Poker - Posted 2014-07-11 02:43:00
Jean-Robert Bellande Gets His Bentley Back


It has certainly been an eventful summer for the always interesting Jean-Robert Bellande.

About a week ago, the online poker world was buzzing with word that Bellande had landed himsel...Full Story
The King is in deep thought about player / media relations in poker Online Poker - Posted 2014-07-02 17:09:00
Should a World Series of Poker Winner Be Obligated To Conduct Interviews and Pose for Photo Ops?


Daniel "mrgr33n13" Colman took down the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP event late last night for over $15 million.

While most people would likely explode with joy and stay around to s...Full Story
Daniel Negreanu in a checkered shirt Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-30 18:55:00
Daniel Negreanu: I Sold 13% of Myself in BIG ONE For ONE DROP To General Public


With the exception of maybe Phil Ivey, most professional poker players need to sell off substantial chunks of their action in order to play in the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP event.

...Full Story
David Einhorn - WSOP - The Big One for One Drop Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-29 19:19:00
Hedge Fund Manager David Einhorn First To Fall in BIG ONE For ONE DROP


Hedge fund manager David Einhorn had the dubious honor of being the first player to be eliminated from the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP event that got underway earlier today.

Einhor...Full Story



Brandon Cantu - World Series of Poker Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-21 18:51:00
Brandon Cantu's Got The Poker World Going Nuts at the World Series of Poker


It would not be a day at the World Series of Poker without a Brandon Cantu altercation.

Brandon Cantu, who owns two World Series of Poker bracelets and over $4 million in live tourname...Full Story
The King is looking at his pocket watch while thinking about the Negreanu and Ivey 2014 WSOP bracelet bet Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-19 21:07:00
Ivey/Negreanu Bracelet Update: No Gold Yet


We are now a little more than halfway through the 2014 World Series of Poker.

One of the stories that people have been closely watching is the ongoing Phil Ivey/Daniel Negreanu vs the ...Full Story
Phil Hellmuth and The Big One for One Drop logo Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-17 22:41:00
Phil Hellmuth Looking To Raise Money For BIG ONE For ONE DROP Event


When you have hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter, taking to the social media site to try to raise your buy-in for the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP is probably not such a bad idea.
...Full Story
Mike Matusow - Chagrin Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-13 00:46:00
Tournament Players Rage Over Mike Matusow Penalty


Mike "The Mouth" Matusow is one of the most intriguing characters in the poker world today. Matusow is so intriguing, in fact, that a movie is being made about his life.

Characters lik...Full Story
The Venetian Hotel - Las Vegas - Entrance Online Poker - Posted 2014-06-08 01:10:00
Sheldon Adelson Bounces Pokernews From MSPT Event


Earlier in the week, Pokernews.com revealed that they had been told that their live reporting services would not be needed for a Mid-States Poker Tour event that was being held at the Venetian.

Each MSPT event...Full Story


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