Russian Spy or Online Poker Scammer?

July 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

She is beautiful, successful and an astute businesswoman…or was she? While the beautiful part is true, the rest of the information on accused Russian spy Anna Chapman appears to point to a woman involved... continued

Howard Lederer: The Professor of Poker

Howard Lederer: The Professor of Poker

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Howard Lederer, the poker pro known as “The Professor” was born into a family of brainiacs. His parents met at a Mensa gathering and were married shortly afterward. His father was a pre-med student... continued

Poker Player Dies In Route to WSOP

Poker Player Dies In Route to WSOP

June 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In a sad poker-related story, Hold’em player Paul “Smalls” Kitsos, 55, died aboard a flight bound for San Francisco on Monday. The New York entrepreneur was on his way to play in the World Series... continued

Pot Smuggling Poker Pro Sentenced

Pot Smuggling Poker Pro Sentenced

June 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Paul Buntin, 36-year-old professional poker player, has folded his hand and admitted in a courtroom recently that he was guilty of attempting to smuggle 238 pounds of grade C marijuana to an address in... continued

D’Amato Suggests Poker Can Help Fuel Economy

January 29, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The following is from Alfonse D’Amato, former Republican Senator from New York and serves as chairman of the Poker Players Alliance: As the Obama administration and the new Congress evaluate their policy... continued

Microgaming Status Regarding US Players

November 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There has been some confusion regarding Microgaming and its availability to US residents. As of yesterday, Microgaming will no longer be accepting new signups from the United States. Players with existing... continued

Microgaming to Block Kentucky Residents, Additional States

October 23, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Microgaming has announced that starting this Thursday they will once again ban 14 states that include the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey,... continued