Justin Bonomo wins the Big One for One Drop for $1 million and becomes the first player to reach $40 million in live tournament winnings.
Hit and Run: China Places Ban on Social Poker June 1st; PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Event Plows Through Guarantee
The Chinese government announced it will ban all forms of social poker and the discussion of poker on social media by June 1st.
Hit and Run: PokerStars to Increase Rake on Lower Buy-in MTTs; Coin Poker Responds to Poker Traffic Concerns
PokerStars will raise the rake on MTTs with buy-ins below $20 beginning on March 26th. The world's top online poker room has not yet revealed how much rake will be increasing.
Hit and Run: PokerStars in “Strongest Position in History”; Patrick Antonius and Fedor Holz Confirmed for HK$2 Million Super High Roller China
The Stars Group reported a 14% increase in revenue from the previous year while discussing 2017 results, which were supported by strong gains from non-poker products.
Last week, West Virginia became the fifth state to pass sports betting legislation that will go into effect should the Supreme Court of the United States strike down a 1992 law later this year.