POKER NEWS

22 January 2016

Phil Ivey Entering DFS Arena
Phil Ivey Entering DFS Arena

Not content to simply be one of the world's highest earning poker players, Phil Ivey looks set to take on a new challenge by entering the world of daily fantasy sports (DFS).

Poker Player Shot In Miami Casino
Poker Player Shot In Miami Casino

A fight in a Miami poker room has left a police officer with visible injuries to his face while his assailant is recovering from a gun shot wound.

21 January 2016

Aaron Jones Wins With DraftKings
Aaron Jones Wins With DraftKings

Former high-stakes online poker player Aaron Jones has scooped $5 million in cash thanks to daily fantasy sports (DFS) site DraftKings.

PokerStars Takes On Cheating
PokerStars Takes On Cheating

The push by PokerStars to rid online poker of cheats and bots has reportedly taken a new turn following an update to some of its terms and conditions.

20 January 2016

WIPHOF Nominations Begin
WIPHOF Nominations Begin

The non-profit Women In Poker Hall of Fame (WIPHOF) organisation has begun accepting nominations for the sport’s top female players.

Aussie Millions Pregnant Swap
Aussie Millions Pregnant Swap

A female poker player taking part in the ongoing Aussie Millions Poker Championship was forced to relinquish her tournament seat last week after unexpectedly going into labour.

18 January 2016

Jackpot Poker On Amazon Fire TV
Jackpot Poker On Amazon Fire TV

The mobile-friendly Jackpot Poker social gaming app from PokerStars is now available to download via Amazon Fire TV.

Sam Trickett Inks StarPoker.in Deal
Sam Trickett Inks StarPoker.in Deal

British professional poker player Sam Trickett has signed a deal that will see him become the new face for emerging Indian online poker site StarPoker.in.

15 January 2016

Nebraska Poker Measure Fails
Nebraska Poker Measure Fails

Supporters of regulated poker in the American state of Nebraska have been dealt a bad beat after lawmakers shot down a proposed measure that would have regulated the game.

Washington Ponders Online Poker
Washington Ponders Online Poker

Regulated online poker could become a reality in the western American state of Washington later this year if recently submitted legislation receives a positive response.