WSOP Online Plagued by technical issues, DDoS attacks – Events Postponed

The 2020 World Series of Poker moved online this year – with over 80 bracelet events hosted on WSOP.com and the GGPoker Network.  It sounded like a magical idea, but moving the series online brings with it a new set of considerations and possible problems. Many poker players were skeptical about the move online, citing […]

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PartyPoker Summer Freerolls Series – €5k in Weekly Freerolls

PartyPoker Freerolls

Freerolls are “free to enter” poker tournaments which award prizes to those who cash in the tournament (often prizes come in the form of cash, tournament cash or other goodies). They are a great way to familiarize yourself with the rules and hand rankings of poker, to learn the basics of the game, and build […]

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Charity Poker Online – Ben Affleck, Tom Brady Raise Millions For Charity

On Saturday, gaming streaming platform Twitch came alive with hordes of movie fans and poker fans who had tuned in to watch two large charity poker tournaments live-streamed. The tournaments were benefits for charities responding to the COVID19 crisis in the USA.  32 Player Heads Up – Hosted Run It Once Poker The first […]

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Poker Stars Founder Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gambling, Fine and No Jail Expected

Isai Scheinberg pled guilty to a single count of conducting an Illegal Gambling Business on March 25, 2020.  Other charges including bank fraud and violation of the 2006  federal UIEGA bill were dropped.  Sentencing will be conducted at a later date by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. Mr. Scheinberg was one of eleven defendants in an indictment […]

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Poker Stars founder Isai Scheinberg in negotiations with US prosecutors

January 24, 2020 Poker.com News Team The news of Poker Stars founder Isai Scheinberg surrendering to US authorities was met with some surprise by the poker community.  It, however, is hardly a shock considering he remained the only outstanding key figure of the 2011 US indictment (widely known as Black Friday to seasoned poker players) […]

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