Feel The Rush: GGPoker Debuts Fun New Rush & Cash Game

Players who crave more action at a quicker pace or have a short attention span can find both at GGPoker.  GGPoker has introduced its players to some rapid poker action with the debut of the “Rush & Cash” poker format.

The site presents a unique take with its version of fast-fold poker.  Rush & Cash features no waiting between hands, offers plenty of fun and excitement and a shot at some big rewards. read more

DOJ Set To Extend Wire Act Window For An Additional 60 Days

This is a developing story and will be updated. The Department of Justice will extend its non-prosecution period related to the agency’s recently-revised Wire Act opinion for an additional 60 days, according to multiple sources in discussion with the DOJ. The original window was 90 days from the release of the memo and was set […]

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Negreanu Tweet About Manners Sparks Controversy, For Some Reason

Years from now, we will look back on Jan. 21 as the day the poker world decided that debating rake, jackpot games and big blind ante simply wasn’t enough.

On Jan. 21, the poker community made the decision to go to the mattresses over behavior. Specifically, an argument broke out about whether being polite, pleasant and courteous to your fellow tablemates was good for the game. read more

Everything You Need To Know About The Michigan Online Gambling Bill

Pending a signature from Gov. Rick Snyder, Michigan will become the fifth state to legalize online gambling. As the clock ticked down on its 2018 legislative session, the Michigan Senate passed a flurry of gambling bills. Among the bills were an amended version of H 4926, a bill passed by the House earlier this year that legalizes online […]

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Ryan Riess Proving Prophetic Again On The Verge History At WSOPE

Ryan Riess may not win the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event. The East Lansing, Michigan poker pro may not match the legendary Phil Hellmuth‘s tremendous feat of winning both the WSOP and WSOP Europe Main Event.

However, heading into the Day 5 of this year’s WSOP Europe Main Event at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic fourth in chips of the 12 players remaining, he’s certainly proven he’s more than capable of it and belongs in just about any conversation about the best poker players on the planet. read more

Six Plus Hold’em (Short Deck Poker) Among Latest PokerStars Offerings

PokerStars appears to be bringing the popular new poker variant, Six Plus Hold’em or Short Deck Poker, to its platform soon, according to a report at PokerFuse.

In recent months, the game has gained some traction in cash games and on the tournament scene in southeast Asia among high rollers. Some of the most well-known players in the world have gotten in on the Six Plus (Short Deck) bandwagon, including Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey, who began playing the game in 2015 in Macau. read more

The ‘LeBron James Of Poker’ Arrested For Running An Illegal New York Poker Game

The NYPD has arrested Geeta Singh for working an illegal poker game in New York. Singh called herself the “LeBron James of Poker” and was also allegedly found with stashes of cocaine and heroin.

Singh was arrested in Atlanta and flown to New York two weeks after the police raid on the game on Aug. 3. In the raid, a total of 32 people were arrested, $125,000 in cash was seized together with two pounds of cocaine. read more

Moneymaker PSPC Tour Kicks Off At Stones Gambling Hall Wednesday, Aug. 4

The first stop on the PokerStars Moneymaker PSPC Tour is just days away. The tour commemorating the 15th Anniversary of Chris Moneymaker’s improbable path to becoming the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion kicks off at Stones Gambling Hall on Aug. 4.

Each stop on the tour will feature an $86 buy-in Main Event, a nod to the buy-in of the online satellite Chris won on PokerStars that started his WSOP journey. read more