Poker

Mounties seize Canadian poker star’s bankroll

Canadian poker player Ha Van Nguyen has had his bankroll seized by the Mounties in connection with allegations of drug use. Nguyen threw bags containing $10,700 from his car while being followed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as he drove through New Brunswick. The Mounties always get their man – and their money The […]

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WPT crowns Season XV Player of the Year

The World Poker Tour (aka WPT) has crowned Benjamin Zamani the Season VC Hubplot Player of the Year. Zamani took the title after holding off late charges from Pat Lyons and Sam Panzica at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale in Hollywood, Florida. WPT title race goes down to the wire After coming second […]

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32 Red becomes latest online poker firm to quit Australia

32 Red has become that latest online poker firm to announce that it is quitting Australia. The decision came in the wake of the country’s Senate approving a series of amendments to national online gambling laws. News organisations are reporting that TTRpartners, the affiliate programme that promotes 32Red and its associated brands, had told affiliates […]

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Loss of La Liga stars won’t alter approach, claims PokerStars

A PokerStars representative has confirmed that the online poker room remains committed to working with pro athletes. This announcement comes in the wake of the company parting company with Real Madrid and Barcelona stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. PokerStars quick to react to email misunderstanding Stories about PokerStars ditching their sporting ambassadors spread after […]

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Anatoly Filatov signs with partypoker

Russian poker ace Anatoly Filatov has joined partypoker as a brand ambassador. Filatov played a major role in promoting partypoker’s Million event in Sochi, Russia. The man known as ‘nl_profit’ helped make the tournament a huge success. Indeed, there is already talk of Sochi hosting another tournament in 2018. partypoker thrilled with Filatov’s promo work […]

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Liv Boree hosts Red Bull mind game event

PokerStars ambassador Liv Boree co-hosted the Red Bull Escape Room World Championships in Budapest. Among the most prominent female poker players on the circuit, Boree shared the hosting duties with DJ and TV presenter Alex Zane. Red Bull finally catches poker fever Red Bull’s association with poker dates back to the 1990s when they were […]

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Australia to ban online poker

The Australian government has banned online poker. The Turnbull administration took the measure in a bid to close legislative loopholes that it believes lead to match and spot-fixing in professional sports. Although the Australian Online Poker Alliance and Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm made a strong case, the Australian Senate granted ascent to the Interactive […]

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