Getting "Halled" Over the Coals

Getting "Halled" Over the Coals

A tweet made by the much maligned Cate Hall blew up on Friday when she posted a tweet about the WSOP Main Event broadcast and why women only make up 4% of the playing field. Then out came the trolls and naysayers hauling Cate over the coals for her post.

PokerStars has unveiled the schedule for the highly anticipated New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP) this October which will have $1.2 million in…

$1.2 Million Guaranteed During PokerStars NJCOOP

The New Jersey Championship of Online Poker will commence just days after partypoker’s Garden State Super Series, upping the ante to take back the title as “richest online poker tournament” in the state.

Negreanu Enters One WCOOP Event, Wins It

Negreanu Enters One WCOOP Event, Wins It

As the PokerStars Blog rightly says a heads up battle between Daniel Negreanu and former PokerStars and Full Tilt pro and railbird favorite Viktor “Isildur1” Blom would be a “dream” come true and one that would be hard to top.

Hellmuth Outlines Poker Strategy for "Heads Up" Presidential Debate

Hellmuth Outlines Poker Strategy for "Heads Up" Presidential Debate

The Street, a business news site that specializes in “award-winning stock analysis, market data and stock trading ideas,” commissioned an article from none other than Phil Hellmuth on “how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should approach Monday’s 'heads up’ debate, from the mind of a poker champion.”

Poker Insight

Player’s screen names will be removed from all cash game hand histories at partypoker. PokerStars has introduced “Win the Button” tournaments to its weekly tournament schedule.

A new tournament format is added to the schedule at PokerStars, policy changes are made at partypoker, People’s Poker and the European Poker Tour, plus more.

RedKings Confirms MPN Move

Leading Ongame skin RedKings will move to MPN by the end of the month, the network has confirmed. Along with online poker, RedKings will also offer Microgaming's slate of casino games, offering 100 slots and video poker titles on the side from within the poker client.

Leading Ongame skin RedKings will move to MPN by the end of the month, the network has confirmed.

Marketing Insight

The final weekend was a success for all the operators. All the big tournaments hit their guarantees, including WCOOP (which was no sure thing; it just missed it last year).

A recap of all of the major September online poker series and a look ahead to promotions in the fall.

The Zeitgeist

The Pennsylvania legislature reconvenes on Monday and the collective eyes of the online gaming industry will be focused in on a hearing scheduled to take place on Tuesday.

Aaron Paul back at the GPL, interrupted WSOP coverage, a hearing in Pennsylvania and a new version of RAWA.

Reads of the Week

The criteria set forth for eligibility for induction into the poker hall of fame is once again being questioned as the poker community grapples with whether Chris Moneymaker is worthy of the honor.

Chris Moneymaker, WSOP coverage, a suggestion for the Global Poker League and more.

Watch: Prahlad Friedman New Rap Vid

Watch: Prahlad Friedman New Rap Vid

Moving away from the poker world in recent years Prahlad “Spirit Rock” Friedman has just released a new music video called: “Hazy Eyez” under the name Pragress and introducing Aida.

This New Online Poker Series "LuckBoxes" Looks Amazing

This New Online Poker Series "LuckBoxes" Looks Amazing

This new series from filmmaker Ryan Firpo who directed Bet Raise Fold the documentary that tells the tale of the online poker explosion and subsequent implosion caused by Black Friday, is back at the helm of a new venture: LuckBoxes.

"Molly's Game" To Start Filming in November

"Molly's Game" To Start Filming in November

It looks like “Molly’s Game” the memoir that rattled the cage of many an A list celebrity (exclusively those who have a penchant for playing in illegal high stake poker games) — will start filming in November 2016.

Sit Back & Relax: The WSOP Main Event Now Showing on ESPN

Sit Back & Relax: The WSOP Main Event Now Showing on ESPN

Dropping into the action on Day 4 of the Main Event we can now settle in and watch all 14 episodes over seven Sundays in September and October thanks to ESPN before the November Niners reconvene to play the Main Event Final Table on Sunday October 30.

David Williams Finishes Runner Up on MasterChef

David Williams Finishes Runner Up on MasterChef

Poker pro David Williams came close to scooping the MasterChef title, finishing as runner up, narrowly missing out on the $250,000 prize money and cookbook deal— Las Vegan DJ, Shaun O’Neale ended up winning the Series.

Selbst & Negreanu To Host Poker Charity Gig

Selbst & Negreanu To Host Poker Charity Gig

Vanessa Selbst and Daniel Negreanu are joining forces to bring you a night of high class entertainment—all in support of a good cause, The Urban Justice Center — a non for profit organization that provides much needed legal services to NYC’s most vulnerable residents.

Can Fedor Holz Win the WCOOP Super High Roller?

Can Fedor Holz Win the WCOOP Super High Roller?

Is CrownUpGuy (aka Fedor Holz) about to win another title as a recreational player? As he heads into the final table of the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) $102,000 buy-in Super High Roller in third place, he just might.

Burning Man & The Poker Pros

Burning Man & The Poker Pros

Now that Burning Man is over for another year (it finished on the 5th September), Black Rock Desert is back as it was with no trace that 70,000 people where once there partying hard and rubbing shoulders with A list celebrities and a handful of poker pros.

The Borgata Poker Open

The Borgata Poker Open

The Borgata Poker Open is now running, with $6.7 million in combined guarantees up for grabs until September 23.