On his blog Somerville is unapologetic in his desire to raise awareness of the issue, explaining how regulation makes it safer for online poker players and the benefits a regulated industry would have on the economy.
Following a round table discussion with PokerStars on the topic last month at the WSOP, John Pappas from the Poker Players Alliance talks about how you can get involved so your lawmakers can make positive change.
Ended the sesh at $119! Finally up money heading into day 4. Streaming slightly earlier tomorrow, 5 PM PST #GrindNation— gN Doug Polk (@DougPolkPoker) August 10, 2016
Polk offered a competition via his Facebook page — guess the amount he will win in week 1 and win that amount. While the deadline to enter for week 1 has passed, sign up to his social media feeds to see if he will be offering a new contest for future weeks.
Since getting vocal about Durrrr Challenge on Joey Ingram’s Poker Life Podcast, Doug Polk took to his own platform Polker News to talk about why he thinks the Durrrr Challenge is the biggest scam in poker history.
What do you think? Do you think Dwan is a scammer? Do you think the Durrrr Challenge will ever be completed?
Catch the latest Polker News episode here:
And tune into the Poker Life Podcast below at the 45min mark to see Polk get animated as he talks on the subject.
As Dwan seems to be crawling back into the limelight hopefully there will be closure this year for Cates and everyone who placed a bet on the challenge.
I must say though, Cates always seems to comment on the matter in very polite terms — even in a recent Reddit AMA when asked about the status of the challenge Cate’s said: “Tom’s dad is sick and he is in New Jersey with him, later we will discuss how to proceed…”
Thanks to pokernyhederne and some cryptic tweets from Doyle Brunson it was revealed that the two men who lost their shit in the Bellagio’s high stakes Bobby’s Room were none other than Gus Hansen and David Oppenhiem.
We are bit late to the party on this, but back in late November Fedor Holz challenged his twitter followers to read or listen to 40 new books before the end of the year. All in the name of bettering yourself. I think.
Branching out into the world of YouTube beyond his usual poker shows, Polk is now reaching for heights of internet stardom by trying to recreate the success of renowned YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Markiplier, and jacksepticeye.
The Atlantic Ballroom at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey is the scene of the all new StarsFun Skills Zone. Those attending the new PokerStars Festival event in New Jersey can not only blow off steam while taking a break from the poker tables, but they can take the opportunity to even get in a little extra action.
By now just about everyone has seen the infamous “Check your privilege” hand from the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event (if not you can watch it below), but according to speech-play master William Kassouf, there was more to the hand between him and November Niner Griffin Benger than what was shown on ESPN.
Following Mike “The Mouth” Matusow’s interview on the PokerNews podcast where he talked about the Poker Hall of Fame nominees and why he feels he was snubbed, Daniel Negreanu took to the podcast to tackle some misconceptions that were spoken about.
Fancy flying to Las Vegas with a friend to get behind the scenes access to the WSOP Main Event all the while being treated to a VIP experience that includes a limo service and access to a pre paid credit card? Then you can thank WSOP.com and enter their free competition.