Steffen Sontheimer Emerges Victorious Inaugural Poker Masters Purple Jacket

German poker pro Steffen Sontheimer has clinched the victory in the inaugural Poker Masters event in a dominant fashion.

New Hopes For Online Poker In Australia

The Australian Poker Community (APC) was struggling hard for the legalization of the game in the country.

And now it seems that their efforts have paid off. The door now seems to get open for legalization of online poker in the country soon.

A call was made to hold an inquiry for poker online version passed the Senate of Australia last week with 46 votes to 22.

Allen Cunningham Is Worried About Ray Bitar

Allen Cunningham says that the Full Tilt CEO Ray Bitar is suffering from some health issues and that he will not be able to live for long.

Cunningham also added that Ray is going to be penniless soon. Ray did not get away with anything, according to Allen.

AI Versus Human Poker Games

There have been several contests held recently between man and machine in games of poker.

For instance, Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh held such a contest where there were four players betting against a machine. It was found that the machine was in a winning position in this game.

PokerStars France Sets New Record

PokerStars have been going great guns as it has established operations in different European countries.

Indeed, with several country wise operations the company can look forward to having more participation from players either in a worldwide playing environment or having country wise participation which is also considerable in many countries.

Microgaming Reverses Trend In Traffic

Most poker networks this year have found a decline in their ring game traffic, but the Microgaming Poker Network is one which has been able to reverse the trend along with Unibet Poker.

The network has been able to gain an increase in ring game traffic this year. The ring game traffic of MPN has increased this year by about 29 percent. This has helped it to reach eighth place as per the online poker traffic report. It has moved to fifth place in a month.

Georgia Casino bill set to be dead for this year

A bill targeting to empower Las Vegas-style casinos in the Georgia state is likely off the table for the rest of the year.

As per a report from Associated Press, David Ralston, the Georgia House Speaker, stated earlier on Monday that he would not call the bill. He believes that the accompanying constitutional amendment required empowering the casinos for a full floor vote.

Why Antonio Esfandiari got disqualified from poker tournament?

Antonio Esfandiari, the well known poker player, was disqualified in this week’s US$ 5300 buy-in PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event. Well, this punishment was given because something that he ‘executed’ under the table.

Antonio and poker-player and businessman Bill Perkins had a shore up bet that called for Antonio to lunge everywhere he went for forty-eight hours. The bet started on 8th January. The amount of the bet was not revealed by the sources, but the 3-time WSOP bracelet winner stated that it was really huge.

The Return Of Jason Somervile At WSOP Of 2015

Here come some pieces of good news as a lot of enormous things are going to take place for the PokerNews Podcast of this present summer at the 2015 World Series of Poker.

First and foremost, Pro Jason Somerville of Team PokerStar is coming back to give a master's perspective of understanding, examination, and verbal confrontation. Second, Remko Rinkema, famous media identity as well as Remko Report’s host, will be taking care of the duties of hosting of the show. Rinkema and Somerville both will be associated by Editor-in-ChiefDonnie Peters.

"Smaulerg” Makes It Big With the Prize Money of $10,000 at New Jersey Online Poker

The “smaulerg” from New Jersey is the Garden States’ biggest winner this week when he romped home with $10,800 prize after outwitting 141 players participating in the NJ Sunday $40,000 Guarantee. Baruch "gamblegamble" Krieger stood at the second place and his runner-up status in the tournament has earned him $6,300.