Category Archives: Exclusive

U.S. Attorney General To End Personal Involvement In Online Poker Debate


Could the Russia scandal for the Trump Administration be good for online poker? In a surprise development, it appears that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will no longer be flirting with a half-baked plan to effectively ban real-money online casino gaming, which is already legal and regulated in three states (Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware). […]

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Nevada Casinos Win Nearly $1 Billion In May


The winning streak continues. Nevada’s casinos won a combined $991.6 million from gamblers in May, an increase of 3.5 percent year-over-year, according to figures released this week by state gaming regulators. Nevada has more than 300 casinos. May’s performance for the state marked three straight months of year-over-year gains. Over the three months prior to […]

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Mohsin Charania Wins First World Series of Poker Bracelet and Completes Triple Crown


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. The rules for winning poker’s Triple Crown got a little murky late last year when the European Poker Tour was rebranded as the PokerStars Championship series, but there’s no doubt that Mohsin Charania joined a very exclusive list of players when he won his first […]

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Max Silver Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $3,000 Limit Hold’em Six-Max Event


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Max Silver has won his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet, defeating a field of 256 players to win the 2017 WSOP $3,000 six-max limit hold’em event. The fact that the British poker pro won an event at the series is hardly a surprise. […]

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Chris Bolek Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty Event


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. In tournament poker it is always every player for themselves, and that kill or be killed approach is only magnified by the addition of bounties. In the 2017 World Series of Poker $1,500 no-limit hold’em bounty event, knocking out a player earned you a bounty […]

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Here’s All You Need To Know About Blackjack


Blackjack is among the most popular casino table games. Dating back to the 17th century French game, Vingt-et-Un (which literally means “21”), it awarded players a special payout for holding an Ace and Jack of Spades – a ‘black Jack’. The game arrived in the US after the French Revolution and from there it spread […]

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Illinois Online Poker Bill Put On Hold: PPA


A planned hearing on an online gaming bill in Illinois has been postponed indefinitely. The meeting was supposed to take place on Tuesday but it never materialized. “Wheels have come off in Illinois,” said the Poker Players Alliance, which was prepared to testify at the hearing. “Folks are regrouping and may try this again in […]

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Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson On Verge Of Tying World Series Of Poker Record


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Records aren’t always made to be broken. The notorious Chris “Jesus” Ferguson had 12 cashes at the 2017 World Series of Poker through Wednesday, just one away from the record for a single summer. While he will likely tie or break the record (only 51 […]

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Bryce Yockey Wins Inaugural $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Eight-Or-Better Event at 2017 World Series of Poker


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. The $10,000 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better championship was a brand new event for the 2017 World Series of Poker, but that didn’t make Bryce Yockey any less confident about taking it down. “I told everyone before the event that I’m going to go out there and […]

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Brian Yoon Wins 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack $1,500 No-Limit Event


Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Brian Yoon is a finisher. The 27-year-old Los Angeles native has made three World Series of Poker final tables in his career, and each and every time he has walked away with a bracelet. Yoon’s most recent victory is his largest ever. He topped a […]

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