GGPoker Overtakes PokerStars For Cash Game Crown

PokerStars

PokerStars has dominated the cash game market for 15 years. GGPoker recently passed PokerStars for number of concurrent cash game players. GGPoker’s growth was accelerated by the pandemic and a partnership with the WSOP. LAS VEGAS – PokerStars, long an institution in the world of online poker, has finally been overtaken as the leading provider … Read more

Japan Open Poker Tour Breaks Records Record Attendance

Japan Open Poker Tour

The Japan Open Poker Tour recently broke attendance records for a live series. Poker prize pools are not legal in Japan, so the contestants play for contracts. These contracts have some monetary value, but also allow winners to play in events around the world. LAS VEGAS – The Japan Open Poker Tour recently finished its … Read more

Hard Rock Tampa Removes Mask Mandate Effective Immediately

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Fl

The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa has opted to remove its mask requirement. Some pandemic measures will still be in place, such as dividers at poker tables. The Hard Rock is not the only major Tampa business removing mask mandates. TAMPA, Fla. – Following in the wake of a CDC guidance stating that vaccinated people no … Read more

Wynn Millions Looks To Fill Summer Vegas Months With Poker

Wynn Millions Poker Tournament

The WSOP will not be back in Las Vegas until fall. To fill the void, the Wynn Las Vegas will be running their largest ever poker tournament. The Wynn Millions will run from June 24-July 2, and have a prize pool of $10 million. LAS VEGAS – Wynn Las Vegas is going to be running … Read more

WSOP Has Partnered With CBS Sports, Ended ESPN Partnership

WSOP CBS Sports Partnership

PokerGO and CBS Sports have partnered to bring the World Series of Poker (WSOP) to CBS Sports platforms. Initially, WSOP was aired on ESPN. CBS Sports was the first network to air WSOP in the 1970s. LAS VEGAS – World Series of Poker (WSOP) will no longer be airing on ESPN after PokerGO ends its … Read more

BetMGM Poker App Launches In Michigan

BetMGM Poker Michigan

BetMGM’s poker app is now available in Michigan. The app is available on iPhone and Android, as well as online via a mobile website. Michigan will be the second state in which BetMGM operates a poker app. LAS VEGAS – BetMGM has announced that they are opening online poker to Michigan-based customers. This announcement makes … Read more

Sportsbooks Place Odds For Negreanu Vs. Phil Hellmuth High Stakes Duel

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth

Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will be facing off against one another in PokerGo’s High Stakes Duel. Negreanu is the -170 favorite at online sportsbooks. The pair have been trash-talking one another on social media for months. LAS VEGAS – The long-awaited matchup between Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth is happening as the pro poker … Read more

Online Poker Bill Successfully Passes In North Dakota State House

North Dakota Online Poker Bill

A new gambling bill to bring online poker to North Dakota passed in the North Dakota House of Representatives. The bill House Concurrent Resolution 3012 (HCR 3012) passed with a 54-40 majority. The bill will need Senate approval for the next phase. BISMARCK, N.D. – Online poker may soon be coming to North Dakota after … Read more