Tag: ESPN

Poker Central to Provide 24/7 Poker Coverage by the End of 2015

Poker Central announced its plans to launch a new poker channel to provide 24/7 poker coverage.

Five Thoughts: Golf and Poker, Irish Poker Open Slow Roll, and More

Comparing professional golf to poker, examining the Global Poker League, dissecting the Irish Poker Open slow roll, and more.

2015 WSOP National Championship Series July 23-August 2 at Harrah’s Cherokee in NC

2015 WSOP National Championship series announced for July 31 to August 2 at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina.

The Rise of the Risk Society and the Pokerization of America

Dr. Aaron Duncan of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers an essay highlighting rise of risk in society, something he calls the Pokerization of America.

Inside Gaming: Nevada Sportsbooks Readying for Action on Super Bowl XLIX

Last year's Super Bowl was record-breaking both in terms of amount wagered and profits for Nevada sportsbooks. Will Super Bowl XLIX match its success?

Daniel Negreanu Supports Bringing NHL Franchise to Las Vegas

Will Daniel Negreanu help bring an NHL team to Las Vegas?

Five Thoughts: Coren Mitchell Leaves PokerStars, Jaffe Trolls Again, and More

Five Thoughts examines Vicky Coren Mitchell's departure from PokerStars, Jonathan Jaffe's trolling, and more.

Five Thoughts: Adelson Receives Push Back, Somerville's Streaming, and More

Sheldon Adelson's latest attempt to federally ban online gaming has been met with opposition from the Republican Party.

Five Thoughts: Martin Jacobson Wins the 2014 WSOP Main Event, and More

On Tuesday, Martin Jacobson became the first Swedish-born player to win the World Series of Poker Main Event, defeating Felix Stephensen heads up to earn $10 million.

The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Begins Tonight!

Follow hand-for-hand action from the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event here at PokerNews. Back in July, nine players navigated a field of 6,683 to reach the most prestigious final table in all of poker, the World Series of Poker Main Event...

Five Thoughts: PokerStars Rake Increases, Phil Ivey's Medicinal Marijuana, and More

Five Thoughts examines the PokerStars rake increases, the start of the ACOP, Phil Ivey's medicinal marijuana interests, and more.

PokerNews Staff Predictions for the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine

PokerNews staff and contributors predict the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

Five Thoughts: Danzer Wins WSOP Player of the Year, Hall of Fame Selections, and More

Five Thoughts examines the conclusion to the 2014 WSOP Player of the Year race, EPT London, and the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame class.

ESPN2 to Air World Series of Poker-APAC High Roller and Main Event Starting Friday

ESPN2 will air the World Series of Poker Asia Pacific High Roller and Main Event with hole cards on a 30-minute delay beginning Friday.

2014 WSOP APAC Day 15: Salter Leads Main Event Final Table; Leah Crushing High Roller

On Day 15 of the 2014 WSOP Asia-Pacific, the AU$10,000 Main Event and AU$25,000 High Roller reached their final tables. Read all about who made it here.

Five Thoughts: Business Decisions, WCOOP Wraps Up, and More

Five Thoughts examines some of the tough decisions PokerStars has made over the last week, the conclusion of WCOOP, and more.

Don't Miss Coverage of the 2014 WSOP Main Event Beginning Sunday Night On ESPN

On Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, the first episodes of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event will air on ESPN beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

How PokerStars Almost Offered to Buy the NFL’s New Orleans Saints

According to Nolan Dalla, PokerStars nearly bought the NFL's New Orleans Saints back in 2006. It's a wild story you can read about here.

Five Thoughts: Saving T-Shirts, EPT Barcelona, Negreanu vs. High Stakes, and More

Five Thoughts takes a look at the t-shirt drama in Spain, the success of EPT Barcelona, and Daniel Negreanu's high-stakes challenge.

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