Tag: ESPN

A PokerNews Debate: Did William Kassouf Deserve A Penalty?

The poker community appears to be lining up against World Series of Poker Tournament Director Jack Effel and his decision to give outspoken Brit William Kassouf a penalty after the entire situation played out on ESPN last week. So PokerNews...

Throwback Thursday: Behind the Scenes of ESPN at WSOP 2013

A look behind the scenes of the ESPN World Series of Poker Coverage from 2013 from Kara Scott, Lon McEachern and others, who tell Lynn Gilmartin what it takes to produce their stories.

Examining The Fine Line Between Problem Gambler and Poker Pro

The Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling Keith Whyte says very little separates problem gamblers from most professional poker players.

The Weekly Turbo: "bencb789" Wins WCOOP Super High Roller, PokerStars Announces Rewards Changes

Miss any PokerNews stories this week? Well, here’s your guide for navigating the waters of what was most popular in poker this week, just so you don’t fall behind with this edition of the Weekly Turbo!

A PokerNews Debate: Should The Hall of Fame Induct Chris Moneymaker?

PokerNews' Marty Derbyshire and Mo Nuwwarah debate whether Chris Moneymaker meets the criteria to enter into the Poker Hall of Fame

TSN to Broadcast 2016 WSOP in Canada

Canadians can now view ESPN's coverage of the 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) on TSN.

The 2016 November Nine: Seat 5, Cliff Josephy

New York broker turned online-poker legend and two-time WSOP bracelet winner Cliff Josephy will occupy Seat 5 and be in the lead when the November Nine kicks off.

ESPN and WSOP Release Fall Coverage Schedule

Check out the TV schedule for the WSOP on ESPN, which opens with the Global Casino Championship on Sept. 6, followed by Main Event coverage Sunday nights starting Sept. 11.

QZ.com Explores Poker in Emerging India Market

Poker is booming in India, with private games all the rage in the world's second-most populous country.

Jason Mercier Talks Bracelet Bets and More on ESPN's Dan Le Batard Show

2016 WSOP Player of the Year Jason Mercier appeared on ESPN's "Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz" on Tuesday to discuss this summer's big bracelet bets.

Emotions Run High for Gaelle Baumann, Last Woman Standing in 2016 WSOP Main Event

Gaelle Baummann was the last woman standing in the 2016 WSOP Main Event, but he run ended in 102nd place.

Michael Niwinski Making a Name for Himself in the 2016 WSOP Main Event

Michael Niwinski, a 25-year-old psychology grad from Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada who grinds online cash games for a living, is making a name for himself on the top of the chip counts in the 2016 WSOP Main Event

An Inside Look at the Global Poker League, Part 1: Aware of Needed Improvements

Alex Dreyfus gives PokerNews an inside look into the Global Poker League.

Paul Phua Tells All: "I Am Not What the Media Alleges Me To Be"

In his first-ever public interview, Paul Phua opens up about allegations he is the world's biggest bookie, a high-ranking member of the 14k Triads, and poker's largest whale.

Inside Gaming: Record Amounts Wagered on Super Bowl; ESPN, DraftKings End Deal Early

Super Bowl 50 saw record amounts wagered in Vegas sportsbooks, ESPN and DraftKings decide to end their advertising deal early, and more.

Celebrity Poker Player René Angélil Dies at 73

After a long battle with throat cancer, Rene Angelil died Thursday morning at his home in Las Vegas.

Called By Jack High: The Life and Times of Ellix Powers (1952-2015)

Ellix Powers, who rose to fame during the 2004 World Series of Poker, passed away earlier this year.

Stats from Day 2 of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table

The stats from the second day of the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table show more Joe McKeehen dominance and Neil Blumenfield aggression.

PokerNews Staff Predictions for the 2015 World Series of Poker November Nine

PokerNews staff predict the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event final table.

First-Ever WSOP Circuit Event Comes to King's Casino

For the first time ever, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) brings it Circuit Event series to Europe's biggest poker room, the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

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