Poker Hall of Famer and WPT commentator Mike Sexton is leaving the World Poker Tour after 15 seasons to become the Chairman of partypoker.
Poker player Kevin Martin took down Season 5 of Big Brother Canada to win $130k in prizes and a car. He is expected to return to Twitch streaming poker.
California online poker looks dead for 2017. After coming close during 2016, the bill lost momentum and one assemblyman says they need to heal & start over.
Pete Chen beat 400 entries to become the first player to win a World Poker Tour Event in Beijing. He takes home a $300k prize and a $15k Tournament of Champions seat.
In April, PokerStars All Stars launches a $100k rake-free cash game league for players that won $10k-$25k at NL cash game tables over the last 12 months.