Huck Seed Named to Poker Hall of Fame as Voting Paradigm Shifts

This week, Huckleberry “Huck” Seed became the 59th inductee of the Caesars-owned and WSOP-affiliated Poker Hall of Fame. The very worthy Seed has logged over $7.6 in recorded tournament earnings, unspecified millions more in cash games, and has claimed four WSOP bracelets and a 2010 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions. Add in Seed’s […]

GGPoker’s Dan Bilzerian Signing Signals Acceptance of Misogyny

GGPoker’s announcement this week that it had signed trust-fund-baby and all-around lowlife Dan Bilzerian to an ambassadorship deal has had tongues wagging, with GGPoker catching plenty of heat for what surely looks to be a short-sighted move. The signing brings up an interesting question: When are any near-future gains that can be attributed to signing […]

Five Weeks In, No Resolution in Midway Poker Tour Payout Shortage

It’s been a touch over five weeks in the sad story of the Midway Poker Tour and its disastrous debut event, which was held at a hotel in the Chicago suburbs in early October. The founder and owner of the tour, Daniel Bekavac, has seemingly gone to ground, which leaves 12 of the 31 players […]

Inside Mike Postle’s Defamation Suit Against Accusers

Just when you might have thought the long saga centered on alleged poker cheater Mike Postle had reached its conclusion, it turns out a whole new chapter is being written. Last week, in something of a surprise development, Postle filed a defamation lawsuit against numerous defendants, all of whom accused Postle of cheating via very […]

Jonathan Little’s Rough Poker September Rolls On

It’s never a good month when one ends up as the fulcrum of a controversial poker tale, but to have it happen twice within a matter of days, well, when does that ever happen? That’s the way the first part of September went for prominent online and live poker pro Jonathan Little. Between getting bounced […]

Postle Case Update: 60 Plaintiffs Agree to Settlement

The ongoing saga surrounding alleged poker cheat Mike Postle appears to have reached a formal conclusion in the legal sense, as 60 of the 88 plaintiffs in the California lawsuit originally naming Postle, Sacramento’s Stones Gambling Hall, and Stones employee Justin Kuraitis agreed this week to a settlement with Stones and Kuraitis, the two remaining […]

Mike Sexton, the “Ambassador of Poker,” Passes Away at 72

Mike Sexton, one of poker’s most famous figures and known as the “Ambassador of Poker” for decades, has passed away at age 72 following a battle against prostate cancer. News of Sexton’s passing on Sunday, September 6 was shared publicly by fellow Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson, who relayed the sad news via Twitter: […]

October Status Hearing for Defendant in Robbery of Antonio Esfandiari Residence

An October status hearing has officially been scheduled for Svitlana Silva, the Arizona casino dealer and former resident of a luxury Las Vegas apartment occupied by famed poker pro Antonio Esfandiari, who is accused of stealing cash, poker chips and luxury items from Esfandiari and his father Bejan. Recapping the basic facts of the case, […]

Judge Dismisses Marle Cordeiro Lawsuit Against Alleged Poker Cheat Mike Postle

Alleged poker cheat Mike Postle has again triumphed in a US District Court in a lawsuit seeking justice for his alleged cheating activity. This time, in Nevada, US District Judge James C. Mahan has dismissed an action filed against Postle by Las Vegas-based pro Marle Cordeiro. Yesterday’s six-page dismissal opinion by Judge Mahan marks a […]