The World Series of Poker earlier this week announced the creation of the WSOP Asia-Pacific, the first WSOP series in Australia.
Amarillo Slim Preston passed away on Sunday at the age of 83 and with that, one of the last of a dying breed of gamblers moved on.
On Tuesday, rumors broke that PokerStars is in negotiations with the US Department of Justice to buy Full Tilt Poker for a reported $750 million.
Poker pro Alec Torelli wrote a blog post last week about "Passion in Poker" and what it takes to make it in the game of poker.
This week, the US poker community is reflecting on the year that has passed since the Black Friday indictments on April 15th, 2011.
Sunday was the one year anniversary of Black Friday and everyone has been focusing on what has changed or not changed in the last year.
The Poker Players Alliance has initiated its latest campaign for online poker regulation with the new slogan "Poker Players Will Never Fold."
Recently it seems that stories loosely associated with poker have garnered more attention than the actual games themselves.
Earlier this week the World Series of Poker announced a series of satellites that will award seats into the $1 million "Big One for One Drop" event this summer at the 2012 WSOP.
Wrestlemania 28 aired this past Sunday and, overall, it failed to live up to the hype surrounding it.