When Not To Check It Down

When playing in tournament poker there will frequently be a situation when a short stack goes all-in and sees two or more callers. A standard practice here is for the players who called the all-in to check the hand down … Continued

European Online Gaming News Update

In the wake of rumors in recent weeks saying that Denmark and France are considering regulating online gaming in order to earn a piece of the revenue pie, Poland has also begun considering regulation. An eGaming report states that Poland … Continued

Calvin Ayre Retires from Bodog

Calvin Ayre, the billionaire playboy who founded the Bodog Entertainment Group in 1994 has announced that he will be retiring from the company. The Bodog Entertainment Group has prospered since its early days and has a hand in entertainment, online … Continued

WPT Settles Lawsuit Over Player Release Form

In July of 2006, several famous poker players brought a lawsuit against World Poker Tour Enterprises, claiming that their player release form which all players must sign to enter WPT events violated antitrust laws. The basis of this argument is … Continued

Glen Chorny Wins EPT Grand Final

The final day of play began with ten players and at the end of the day it would be Glen Chorny as the victor. Canadian Glen Chorny made his way into the European Poker Tour Grand Final via a Poker … Continued

ePassporte No Longer Servicing US Poker Players

ePassporte, the e-wallet that became the preferred method for US poker players to deposit into online poker rooms, has announced to online poker sites that they will no longer be processing payments between US consumers and online poker rooms. ePassporte … Continued

Police Raid South Carolina Poker Game

After a lengthy investigation, South Carolina police conducted raids on illegal poker games, arresting 27, with a large number of the arrests taking place at a house in Hanahan, SC owned by Martin and Dawn Reyes. One of the players … Continued