Poker News

Reid-Kyl Bill Called “Unconstitutional” by Scholar

Reid-Kyl Bill Called “Unconstitutional” by Scholar

The Reid-Kyl proposal to regulate online poker that may be introduced in Congress prior to year’s end may violate the U.S. Constitution, says a legal expert.

DoJ Moves One Step Closer to Full Tilt Repayment

DoJ Moves One Step Closer to Full Tilt Repayment

The Department of Justice has issued a statement indicating that a claims administrator for the repayment of FTP funds to US players will be appointed soon.

Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Since Full Tilt’s relaunch two weeks ago, the site’s pro roster of Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom and Tom Dwan have not fared well in high stakes action.

Olsson Rides His Luck to Win WPT Copenhagen

Olsson Rides His Luck to Win WPT Copenhagen

There is always some good fortune needed to win a World Poker Tour Main Event, but Emil Olsson enjoyed more than his fair share to take down the WPT Copenhagen.

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) sent a letter to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl requesting modifications to the current draft of the online poker bill.

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

First he “ummed” and “ahhed” his way through 3½ hours of the “Files”, then he rolled into Vegas, and now Howard Lederer has the cheek to claim he is innocent.

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Illinois-based Stanislav Barshak takes a substantial chip advantage into the penultimate day of the WPT Copenhagen Main Event with just 18 players remaining.

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Budget deficits and diminishing revenue from the state’s two tribal casinos has Connecticut lawmakers reconsidering online gambling legislation.

Frei Dilling Kjaer Moves into Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Frei Dilling Kjaer Moves into Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Frei Dilling Kjaer leads the chip counts at WPT Copenhagen after a vicious Day 2 which saw the field reduced from 141 players to 45 in just five levels of play.

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

A meeting between the Poker Players Alliance and DoJ officials has determined that FTP players are in store for a long wait before reimbursement commences.

Petrovic Leads as WPT Copenhagen Fields Combine

Petrovic Leads as WPT Copenhagen Fields Combine

Swedish poker player, Andre Petrovic, has a commanding chip advantage in the WPT Copenhagen Main Event as survivors from the two opening days unite.

Wojtek Barzantny Does the UKIPT Double

Wojtek Barzantny Does the UKIPT Double

Wojtek Barzantny took down the UKIPT Bristol, after a colossal heads-up battle with James Greenwood, for his second Main Event victory in five days.