Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

Feds Say Russian Crime Syndicate Ran Illegal Poker Games In New York City

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The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has indicted 33 people with a variety of racketeering, fraud, narcotics, firearms, and stolen property offenses, including the organizing of illegal poker games in New York City. Some of the defendants also allegedly hacked casino slot machines. The illicit poker games were in Brighton Beach, the government […]

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David Bach Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $1,500 Dealer’s Choice Event

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Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. The $1,500 Dealer’s Choice event at the 2017 World Series of Poker attracted a field of 364 entrants, creating a total prize pool of $491,400. After three days of play, including a lightning-fast final table, the title and the $119,399 first-place prize went to none […]

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Aditya Sushant and Nipun Java Win 2017 World Series of Poker $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’Em

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Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Poker’s popularity is on the rise in India, and that growth can only be bolstered by the latest winners at the 2017 World Series of Poker. Nipun Java, an American poker pro born in India, teamed up with Indian resident and friend Aditya Sushant to […]

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Thomas Pomponio Wins 2017 World Series of Poker Colossus Event

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Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. After six starting flights and four days of action, the field of 18,054 in the 2017 World Series of Poker Colossus event was finally whittled down to a champion. In the end, the bracelet and the $1 million first-place prize went to Thomas Pomponio. It […]

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Global Poker Emerges As Elite Online Poker Site For U.S. Players

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If you have been around poker players in the United States lately then you have probably heard about Global Poker. The new kid on the block as far as online poker sites go has taken the poker world by storm. After launching just six months ago, Global Poker has cemented itself in the top 10 […]

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An Estimated $30 Million Would Be Bet In Nevada On Mayweather-McGregor Boxing Match

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Though it would be one of, if not the, largest fights on PPV in history, the action on a potential boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and the UFC-controlled Conor McGregor wouldn’t be that spectacular by Las Vegas standards. According to a report from ESPN, an estimated $30 million would be wagered on the fight in […]

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New Poker Room To Open This Summer In South Florida

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A new six-table poker room will open soon in Florida City. According to a report from the Miami Herald, Hialeah Park owner John Brunetti Sr. was able to receive an extra pari-mutuel permit thanks to a provision in a decades-old law in the Sunshine State. The jai-alai court will open this month, followed by the […]

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Pennsylvania House Again OKs Online Poker Bill

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Can online poker finally cross the finish line in the Keystone State? The Pennsylvania House passed a bill to regulate online gaming by a 102-89 vote on Wednesday night, sending it back to the Senate once again for review. The House passed the measure earlier this year, and the Senate changed some of the language, […]

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Abe Mosseri Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $10,000 Omaha Eight of Better Championship

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Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Abe Mosseri and Daniel Negreanu battled soo late into day 3 of the 2017 World Series of Poker $10,000 Omaha eight-or-better championship that play was ultimately halted for the night despite the schedule calling for this tournament to only last three days. Mosseri returned with […]

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