Illinois came close to passing online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation this year, but proposed bills didn’t quite reach the finish line. Rep. Michael Zalewski, who has spearheaded efforts on DFS in the state’s House of Representatives in recent

Viktor “Isildur1″ Blom topped PokerStars high stakes leaderboard for the second time in three days yesterday after wins at the FLO8 and 8-Game tables enabled him to end the day a $79k winner, although at one point it looked as

Former Poker After Dark hostess, Leeann Tweeden, went public last week with her story of being kissed and groped by Al Franken during a 2006 USO tour of the Middle East. Franken, who has worked as a writer, comedian and

For the most part, if there’s a high stakes poker tournament running, the safe bet is that the participants are playing no-limit hold’em. PokerCentral aims to change that, starting with their announcement of the upcoming U.S. Poker Open, set to

Nigel Eccles, co-founder and CEO of daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant FanDuel, announced that Monday was his last day at the company. Matt King, the CFO of FanDuel from 2014-2016 will step into Eccles’ vacated role. Between his previous stint

After Black Friday, like a lot of poker players living in the United States, I stopped playing online poker. I had money on one or two sites and dabbled here and there, but for the most part, I quit because