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Tag: Borgata

Five Thoughts: Ivey Posts Bail, Hellmuth Eats a Burger, and Crown Makes Headlines

This week's Five Thoughts looks at Phil Ivey bailing out his friends in Macau, Phil Hellmuth stuffing a huge burger in his mouth, and more.

Phil Ivey Files Motion to Dismiss Borgata Lawsuit, Claims Win Was "All Skill"

Phil Ivey has filed a motion to dismiss Borgata's edge sorting lawsuit, claiming that his $9.6 million win at the casino was all skill.

Mixed-Games Specialist Melissa Burr Emerges as a Force at the World Series of Poker

After cashing in only one WSOP event entering this summer, Melissa Burr has already made three deep runs and is looking for another in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship.

Nick Guagenti On a Roll to Redemption After Borgata Scandal

Nick Guagenti was was one the 27 players affected by the counterfeit chip scandal at Borgata in January. After months of distress, he's turning the corner and putting the incident behind him.

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.

Six Victims of Winter Poker Open Counterfeit Chip Scandal File Lawsuit Against Borgata

Six players, all of who were among the final 27 of the Winter Poker Open, have filed a lawsuit against Borgata seeking $33,756.44 in damages.

PokerStars to Receive a US Patent for Fast-Fold Poker

PokerStars will receive a US patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Fast-Fold Poker on May 20, 2014.

Global Poker Index: Stammen Increases POY Lead; Seiver Back in GPI 300 Top 10

Keven Stammen increases his lead in the 2014 Global Poker Index Player of the Year race, and Scott Seiver joins the GPI 300 top 10.

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 Op-Ed: The Time Is Now for Poker Tours To Schedule Events Better

The time is now for poker tours to schedule their events better and not conflict so often. PokerNews' Donnie Peters explains why.

2014 WPT World Championship Day 4: Dunst and Stammen Headline Final Table

Keven Stammen leads the final table of the Season XII WPT World Championship, which features Raw Deal host Tony Dunst.

2014 WPT World Championship Day 3: Eric Afriat Remains in Pole Position; 18 Left

Eric Afriat remains in pole position after Day 3 of the WPT World Championship at Borgata, leading the final 18 players.

2014 WPT World Championship Day 2: NFL Receiver Miles Austin in Final 68

After Day 2 of the 2014 World Poker Tour World Championship, Eric Afriat leads he final 68 players.

2014 WPT World Championship Day 1b: Jason Koon Leads with 200 Players Remaining

After Day 1b of the 2014 World Poker Tour World Championship, Jason Koon leads the way with 200 players remaining.

2014 WPT World Championship Day 1a: Volpe Leads, NFL Receiver Miles Austin Advances

Paul Volpe leads after Day 1a of the Season XII WPT World Championship. NFL free agent wide receiver Miles Austin advances.

2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open: Madsen, Meyer, and Zhu Win Over the Weekend

Three more events were completed over the weekend at the 2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open and featured a win by two-time WSOP bracelet winner Jeff Madsen.

2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open: Abraham Korotki Wins the Championship Event

Abraham Korotki wins the 2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open Championship Event, earning $256,508.

Major Changes Coming to Next Week's World Poker Tour Championship

World Poker Tour President Adam Pliska discusses the big changes to next week's World Poker Tour Championship in Atlantic City. Big changes are taking place in Atlantic City, New Jersey next week. For the first time ever, the World Poker Tour's...

Sorting Out the Law Behind Phil Ivey's Edge Sorting Debacle at Borgata

Attorney Mac VerStandig weighs in on Borgata's lawsuit against poker pro Phil Ivey for his alleged "edge sorting" while playing baccarat.

2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open: Hook Leads Into Championship Final Table

The 2014 Borgata Spring Poker Open continued on Thursday. The $2,700 Spring Poker Championship is down to 10 players, and Event 10 moved to Day 2.

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