It appears as though legalized online poker in the United States just got one step closer. Federal Judge Jack Weinstein’s ruling that poker is a game of skill has the game’s advocates jumping for joy. For more details about this landmark ruling, read this latest Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog post.
In the mood for an early Christmas present? Full Tilt Poker will be back up and running by November and your money will be there waiting for you. Wendeen Eolis confirms that the DOJ will be making it official in the immediate future: PokerStars will assume control of Full Tilt Poker and pay players back all of their money, in full.
Cardplayer Lifestyle is happy to bring you our first-ever interview with a poker pro, Yuval Bronshtein. Yuval made it all the way to Day 7 of the just-completed World Series of Poker Main Event before busting out in 23rd place. Hear what he has to say about his deep run.
A long, hot summer at the World Series of Poker has finally come to an end. After a more than week-long war at the felt, 9 survivors emerged. Their stories will be told by ESPN cameras over the coming weeks. Read the rest of our article for a sneak preview of what to expect in late October, when the final table resumes play.
Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal signs a lucrative endorsement deal with the world’s largest poker site: PokerStars. This represents the highest profile sponsorship in the history of poker. Check out our article for our take on the significance of the Nadal deal as regards the future of live and online poker.
Almost 15 years after the first and only casino opened in North Carolina, state legislators have finally legalized live-dealt poker. Cardplayer Lifestyle brings you the details on this historic news.