Barry Shulman selling Lavish Vegas Condo for $4.9m

Who wants to buy a three-level Las Vegas condo that’s been fashioned after Louis XIV’s tastes for $4.9 million? CardPlayer founder Barry and his wife, Allyn Shulman, are certainly hoping there’s somebody out there who’ll pay the price. After all, they put $7 million into this Sin City palace, which is decorated in the spirit […]

Judge rules Borgata can still sue Phil Ivey for $9.6 million

Phil Ivey won’t be keeping the $9.6 million that he won from the Borgata without a fight. U.S. District Judge Noel Hillman ruled that the Borgata can continue with their lawsuit against Ivey, which seeks $9.6 million that the poker pro won from them through baccarat edge sorting. Also mentioned in the case is Cheng […]

Antonio Esfandiari stars in Excessive Tanking Video

Tanking has become a hot-button issue ever since Daniel Negreanu criticized Jordan Cristos for being the ultimate poker tanker. This erupted into a Negreanu blog post that claimed guys like Cristos are ruining the game for everybody. And if you’re interested in checking out the entire discussion, see it here. Given that this long-running debate […]

Phil Hellmuth discusses Best NBA Poker Players with FOX Sports

Phil Hellmuth plays poker with famous people and he’s not afraid to let everybody know about it. Recently, Hellmuth sat down with FOX Sports and discussed some of the famous NBA ballers whom he’s played poker with while dishing a little info on their skills. The Poker Brat has had an opportunity to play poker […]

Phil Hellmuth has $20k on Kentucky to win March Madness

It turns out that Ashley Judd isn’t the only die-hard Kentucky Wildcats backer out there. Phil Hellmuth recently admitted to FOX Sports that he has $20k riding on Kentucky’s ability to win the 2015 NCAA Tournament. This no doubt has to be difficult for such a stout fan of the Wisconsin Badgers, another one of […]

Is Jordan Cristos the Ultimate Poker Tanker?

Yes, at least in the mind of Daniel Negreanu, who blasted Jordan Cristos for his tanking tendencies via a blog post. Negraenu was responding to a Twitter argument about the WPT’s final-table structure, which now includes one-hour levels. This led to accusations that Cristos tanks far too much – something that definitely extends final-table play […]

Party Poker Sale Talks are getting More Serious

Party Poker’s parent company,, is getting more serious about selling off their company and they’re having in-depth discussions with interested parties. And we can only assume that PokerStars’ parent company, Amaya Gaming, is among these parties, given that they expressed interest last year. Bwin chairman Philip Yea confirmed reports that is ramping up […]

PokerStars embroiled in €300m Tax Fraud Investigation

Do Wesley Snipes and PokerStars have something in common? The world’s largest poker site is under scrutiny in Italy right now over allegations that they haven’t paid their taxes. Itatalian tax authority Guardia di Finanza is currently investigating Halfords Media Italy S.r.l., the company that handles marketing activities for Here’s a look at how […]

California Online Poker may not even happen in 2016

The efforts of lawmakers currently pushing an online poker bill in California seem to be coming to a dead end. In fact, the lawmakers are now saying online poker isn’t looking to gain any ground in California this year…it may not even happen in 2016. There are a total of four definite proposals circulating right […]

Mike Sexton goes Hog Wild on WSOP

From his country (Ohio) accent to endless barrage of ancient poker stories, nobody embodies the old-school poker mindset better than Mike Sexton. And speaking of old, Sexton has been to the WSOP every year since 1984 – a time when I myself was finally getting out of diapers and learning to miss the toilet badly. […]