Online Gambling in the U.S. in 2016: The Battle Isn't Over

Congress passed its final bills of the year Dec. 9 and adjourned without so much as a hint of consideration for attaching an online gambling ban during the lame-duck...

Five Poker Predictions for 2017

Another calendar year has passed and 2017 is upon us. That means its time for an annual PokerNews tradition, firing off with some bold and not-so-bold predictions for the...

Dusk Till Dawn Launches New Weekly £100K Guaranteed Tournaments

Dusk Till Dawn has launched a new weekly tournament called DTD200 that guarantees a prize pool of at least £100,000 for only a £220 buy-in.The first of these DTD200...

Global Poker Index: David Peters Earns 2016 GPI Player of the Year

Each week, the Global Poker Index releases a list of the top tournament poker players in the world using a formula that takes into account a player's results over...

Rick Bennet on “The Baltimore Truth,” Sequel to “King of a Small World”

Many readers consider Rick Bennet's 1995 novel King of a Small World to be the best of its kind — a poker-themed novel that offers an authentic, gritty portrait...

888poker's Dominik Nitsche Explains How to Best the Super XL Series

888poker Ambassador Dominik Nitsche had his largest online score to date at last year's Super XL Series for $206,000, placing third in the 888poker series. He streamed it on...

Poker Pro Dan Smith Raises $1.7 Million for Charity

Dan Smith, with the assistance of 134 others, has raised $1.7 million in his 2016 charity drive.Smith said he would match the donations up to $175,000 to the following...

Man vs. Machine: Poker Pros To Put AI to the Test Jan. 11

Poker professionals will compete against new artificial intelligence again developed by Carnegie Mellon University to see whether the odds favor man or machine in heads-up no-limit Texas Hold’em games.Beginning...

Live Poker in January: The Best Low Buy-In Events in Europe

Live poker in Europe will kick off the year in style with many hot and affordable poker festivals.Whether you want to hit some exciting poker action in Rozvadov, Czech...

NFL Wild Card Weekend: Betting Odds, Predictions and Picks

Enjoy playing fantasy sports and betting on games? PokerNews will be providing more strategy and news in 2017! Keep an eye out for top picks, predictions and best bets...

How to Identify Aggressive vs. Passive Players at the Table

When first sitting down at a poker table full of new opponents, one of the best things you can do is to begin collecting information about those sitting around...

PPC Charged With Racketeering, Hit With Restraining Order

Bryan Oulton and Sandy Swartzbaugh, owners and operators of the Players Poker Championship, have been charged with racketeering and fraud as part of a civil lawsuit that alleges they've...

Calling the Clock with Lee Jones Sponsored by KO Watches

Beginning as a cutting-edge brand active in design, manufacturing and distribution of quality-finish watches from young Mexican entrepreneurs, KNOCK OUT -KO- Watches works to distinguish itself with its quality...

888poker Launches the $1 Million Treasure Quest

The New Year may be less than a week old, but that has not stopped 888poker from launching its first major poker promotion of 2017, namely the $1,000,000 Treasure...

Poker & Pop Culture: Harold Lloyd is Quite the Card as Dr. Jack

When it comes to poker turning up in popular culture, films have long been a favorite context in which to exploit the inherent drama and entertainment potentially produced by...