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Tag: Black Friday

2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Greg Merson

In 2012, Greg Merson won the World Series of Poker Main Event and Player of the Year, and PokerNews looks back on all that he's been through over the past year and a half.

Online Chat: Zachary "zackmorris99" Donovan on his WCOOP & WSOP Circuit Wins

In our latest edition of Online Chat, Zachary "zackmorris99" Donovan talked about his 2012 WCOOP win and capturing his first WSOP Circuit gold ring.

Ray Bitar Pleads Guilty; Sentenced to Time Served and Must Forfeit Assets

Ray Bitar pleads guilty to conspiracy. As part of plea deal her was sentenced to time served and must give up assets.

Update On Government's Appeal in Lawrence DiCristina Case

Matthew Kredell provides an update on the Lawrence DiCristina case that the government is appealing in a federal circuit court.

Ray Bitar to Plead Guilty, Awaits Heart Transplant

According to the Wall Street Journal, Ray Bitar will plead guilty, citing the need for an immediate heart transplant.

Five Thoughts: Raymer's Arrest, Volpe's Million, Visser's Victory, and More

Why we shouldn't be chastising Greg Raymer for his arrest, and why Paul Volpe would be stop following the circuit if online poker returned to the United States tomorrow.

Five Thoughts: If You Can’t Beat Them, Call Them a Business Built on Deceit

The American Gaming Association's desperate attempt to ban PokerStars from re-entering the U.S. market.

Chris Ferguson Settlement With Southern District of NY Approved by Judge Kimba Wood

Chris Ferguson files for a settlement with the Southern District of New York.

Five Thoughts: Team Germany, Negreanu's Good Heart, and More

Team Germany is taking over the poker world, Daniel Negreanu is in a giving mood, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Tom Dwan Profits $1.2 Million at Full Tilt Poker, WSOPC Hits Colorado

A look at the day's top poker stories including Tom Dwan's marathon session at Full Tilt Poker, a new stop for the World Series of Poker Circuit, and more.

Online Chat: Casey "bigdogpckt5s" Jarzabek on Back-to-Back Sunday Million Final Tables

In the latest edition of Online Chat, Casey "bigdogpckt5s" Jarzabek talks his start in poker, Black Friday & making back-to-back Sunday Million final tables.

Analyzing the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship List

Analyzing the list of entrants for the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.

Top 10 Stories of 2012: #1, PokerStars Acquires Assets of Full Tilt Poker

PokerNews' No. 1 story of 2012 is PokerStars' deal with the Department of Justice to acquire the assets of Full Tilt Poker.

Top 10 Stories of 2012: #3, Howard Lederer Breaks Year-Long Silence in the Lederer Files

After more than a year of silence, Howard Lederer spoke for the first time this past September in the renowned Lederer Files interview series with PokerNews.

Top 10 Stories of 2012: #4, The Big One for One Drop

The $1 million Big One for One Drop was the largest buy-in poker tournament in history, landing it as #4 on our Top 10 list.

Howard Lederer Settles Civil Case With Southern District of New York

Former Full Tilt Poker board member Howard Lederer settled his civil case with the Southern District of New York.

Report: PokerStars Interested in Purchasing Atlantic City Casino to Reenter U.S.

According to the Wall Street Journal, PokerStars is interested in purchasing a casino in Atlantic City with intentions of re-entering the U.S. online poker market.

Five Thoughts: Multiple Reentries at the Bellagio

Should the Bellagio have allowed multiple re-entries for the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic?

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