The Hit and Run: ‘CrownUpGuy’ Goes for EPT Crown; RAWA Fallout; Twitch vs. YouTube


Which pros are still alive on the European Poker Tour? The day after the online gaming ban hearing. And poker could be a live streaming battleground.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 27th, 2015

Brewing Live Stream Fight Between Twitch, YouTube Could Affect Online Poker

Could online poker be the new battleground between live streaming service Twitch and video behemoth YouTube?

added by Dustin Gouker on March 26th, 2015

Neteller to Acquire Skrill for €1.1 Billion; Impact on Poker Economy?

Consolidation is on the horizon for the online payment processing industry, as the parent company of Neteller announced it will acquire rival Skrill for more than a billion Euros.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 26th, 2015

The Hit and Run: RAWA Hearing = Fear-Mongering; Hellmuth Namedrops Well


The hearing about an online gaming ban in Congress shamelessly ignores facts. And Phil Hellmuth happily tells everyone the NBA players he has hit the felt with. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 26th, 2015

Hellmuth: Thunder’s Westbrook ‘Professional Level Poker Player’

Phil Hellmuth was at his name-dropping best during a segment on Fox Sports 1, talking about which NBA players are the best at poker.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 25th, 2015

The Hit and Run: Twitch Hacked; U.S. Online Poker Ban on Deck; EPT Malta


Poker players wonder about the streaming service Twitch after a hack. Congress will consider the Restoration of America’s Wire Act. And lots of stars remain at the EPT Malta.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 24th, 2015

Nevada, Delaware Launch Shared Player Pools for Online Poker

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Nevada and Delaware are now sharing online poker players pools, in a soft launch for an interstate agreement between the two jurisdictions.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 24th, 2015

Aria $500K Buy-in Tourney Surpasses 40 Entries

The field for the half-million-dollar buy-in poker tournament set to be held this summer at Aria has eclipsed 40 players, with several new entries in recent weeks.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 24th, 2015

Online Poker Advocates Take Aim at RAWA as Hearing Looms

New updates for Harry reid online poker bill

Online poker mounted its defense against a bill that would ban online poker and iGaming — just a day before a Congressional hearing on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 24th, 2015

PokerStars Sit & Go Tweaks: Antes All the Way

PokerStars announced two small changes to its Sit-and-Go structures today. The bigger of the two is that antes are now in effect from the very first blind level!

added by Alex Weldon on March 24th, 2015

Twitch Gets Hacked; Poker Players Wary After Announcement

The online streaming service Twitch announced that it was recently hacked, putting the online poker community on notice about security issues.

added by Dustin Gouker on March 24th, 2015

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