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Tag: Black Friday

Five Thoughts: Anderson and Volpe Break Through, Cada Snags No. 2, and More

Calvin Anderson and Paul Volpe break through with their first bracelets, Joe Cada notches number two, and more.

Black Friday Informant Daniel Tzvetkoff Avoids Prison Time

Daniel Tzvetkoff, the man who provided inside information to the FBI about major online poker sites, avoided prison time on Wednesday.

Five Thoughts: Crumpling Cards, the Seminole Hard Rock $10 Million Guarantee, and More

Five Thoughts examines the crumpling cards fiasco, looks at the new schedule for the $10 million guarantee, and more.

Seat Open with Marty Mathis: Growing Up Gaming and Emerging From Black Friday

Seat Open reveals the life story of young online poker star Marty Mathis.

Five Thoughts: 10 More Confirmed for Pro-Heavy ONE DROP; Rounders Inspiration Dies

Five Thoughts examines the increasingly pro-heavy lineup for the $1 Million BIG ONE for ONE DROP, and more.

James Leighton's Poker Book, Alligator Blood, to Be Made Into a Movie

James Leighton's poker book, Alligator Blood, which focuses on the story of Daniel Tzvetkoff and payment processing, will be made into a movie.

Five Thoughts: WPT Season XII Concludes at Borgata, First Two-Time EPT Champ, and More

Five Thoughts is back, and examines the conclusion of Season XII of the WPT and the first two-time EPT winner.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

WPT Player of the Year Leader Mukul Pahuja's Big Gamble, Leaving Finance for Poker

Three years ago, Mukul Pahuja took the plunge, leaving a cushy finance job in Midtown Manhattan to pursue poker full time. Now, he leads the Season XII WPT Player of the Year race.

$10 Million Up Top: Will the WSOP Guarantee "Work"?

Will the $10 million guaranteed top prize for the 2014 WSOP Main Event work? Statistics professor and poker player Peter Chi offers his take.

First Round of Full Tilt Poker Payments Scheduled for Friday Feb. 28

First round of Full Tilt Poker payments scheduled for Friday, Feb. 28, 1,050 days after Black Friday.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Poker Case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case regarding whether the main statute used in the Black Friday indictments applies to poker.

Ultimate Poker Signs Danielle Andersen as a Part of Team U

Ultimate Poker signs Danielle "dmoongirl" Andersen as the newest member of Team U.

Five Thoughts: The Argument in Favor of Super High Rollers and an Aussie Millions Wrap

Five Thoughts takes a look at the positives of super high roller poker tournaments and recaps the 2014 Aussie Millions.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Convicted Black Friday Payment Processor Chad Elie

A lawsuit filed by convicted Black Friday payment processor Chad Elie against his lawyer was dismissed by a U.S. District Court Judge.

Five Thoughts: Lusardi and Borgata, Full Tilt Poker Refunds, a $50M Guarantee, and More

Five Thoughts examines Christian Lusardi's attempt to use counterfeit chips at Borgata, the news regarding pending Full Tilt Poker repayments, and more.

Poker Player Edwin Ting Sentenced to Five Months in Prison; Ordered to Forfeit $2M

Edwin Ting was sentenced to five months in prison and ordered to forfeit $2 million in connection with an illegal Russian gambling ring in New York.

Five Thoughts: Counterfeit Chips at Borgata, Ivey League Training, and More

Five Thoughts examines the counterfeit chips discovered during the Borgata Winter Poker Open $2 Million Guarantee, the pending launch of the Ivey League, and more.

10 Poker Predictions for 2014

Ten poker predictions for the year 2014.

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