GGPoker Keeps Backing Dan Bilzerian, Deepening Scummy Behavior

Last week the ongoing Dan Bilzerian fiasco at GGPoker burst back into poker world awareness that GGPoker had terminated its affiliate deal with Vanessa Kade, the poker pro who Bilzerian called a “hoe” in his first Tweet after signing a sponsorship deal with GGPoker last December. It was Kade, who almost alone among poker people …

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 …

WSOP Trades on Goodwill With 2020 $10,000 World Championship Main Event

There’s a major twist afoot in the saga of the pandemic-impacted 2020 World Series of Poker. Just a couple of months after a financially successful 2020 WSOP Online series, split between WSOP.com (for the US) and GGPoker (for the rest of the world), the WSOP has announced another Main Event, to conclude in late December. …