Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has made it clear, if you don’t like his bill—the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA)—that would outlaw internet gaming including online poker, then get your own.
Millions of Sheldon Adelson’s dollars have seeped their way into our legislative process thanks to the Citizens United ruling by the US Supreme Court which basically says that the use of money in politics is protected by the Constitution as free speech.
Poker darling Amanda Leatherman has found her way back into the poker media spotlight with her latest stint as a “special guest sideline reporter” for the Heartland Poker Tour.
Former host of PokerStars’ The Big Game, Leatherman was also poker famous for the company she kept which included the likes of Joe Sebok and Daniel Negreanu.
Most recently, Manda has been co- hosting a morning radio show is North Carolina at Star 104.3, but since she doesn’t have a face for radio perhaps we will start seeing more of her in the poker rotation.
Check out her latest work at the HPT where it sounds she picked up a little twang.
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.
It was during day 2 of the history-in-making $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship when a Vietnamese lady by the name of Thi Xua Nguyen stunned everybody by making this incredible laydown versus Athanasios Polychronopoulos, a Greek-American professional poker player with two WSOP bracelets.
Short Deck Hold’em, AKA 6+ Hold’em, is one of the hottest poker variants being played today, and courtesy of these highlights from the HKD 500k ($64k USD) buy-in Short Deck Event at the Triton Poker SHR Jeju 2018 series, you can learn from one of poker’s all-time masters, Phil Ivey.
OP-Poker, a team of Twitch streamers and official ambassadors of PokerStars’ Power Up, was recently invited to have a look at PokerStars’ brand new upcoming Virtual Reality Product PokerStars VR held at EGX conference at Birmingham.
Unibet has announced that the Poker Princess, Molly Bloom, who’s “Hollywood high stakes poker game was the subject of the Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed film Molly’s Game“ will be their special guest!
This story still has the poker community talking. Real life poker couple Kristen Bicknell (who is signed by partypoker) and Alex Foxen made the final table of a tournament at The Venetian in Las Vegas last month. Their alleged soft-play and collusion has the poker community riled up with the likes of Doug Polk and Justin Bonomo still talking about it long after play finished up.
Unibet have worked with creative agency FCB Inferno to release a custom deck of cards to accompany the launch of a new poker format where the Queen outranks the King.The project is intended to help draw attention to gender equality and unconscious gender bias in poker.