Online Poker Bill is Dead

I don’t normally like talking about the legal aspects of online poker on my blog because……well, just about every blog and poker news outlet in the world already does so. However, I thought it relevant to point out that online poker legalization is finally dead in the water since Harry Reid officially announced that he’s […]

Peter Eastgate’s WSOP Bracelet goes for $147,500

If you’ve followed my blog recently, you know that 2008 WSOP Main Event champion Peter Eastgate is selling his gold bracelet on eBay.  And the decision to sell his bracelet has nothing to do with blowing through his $9.15 million prize or anything of that nature; instead, he’s selling it so the profits go to […]

Serious Legal Issues in Online Poker

Since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act passed in 2006, it’s been mostly quiet on the legal front in regards to online poker. Sure the poker news sites are constantly rolling out stories about proposed bill A in the works or how proposed bill B is buried in Congress just so they have something to […]

Al Pacino and the Suicide Doctor are playing Poker

The poker world seems to have a fascination with celebrity figures (probably because they bring news fans to the game). And this fascination has recently hit a peak with Al Pacino and Dr. Jack Kevorkian agreeing to meet each other for a little friendly game of poker. Now I’ll be the first to admit that […]