The Tropicana in Las Vegas kicked off its March Mania poker tournament series this past week but a series of blunders almost killed the event before it got off the ground.
Last week we discussed the winners and losers for federal online gaming legislation.
Televised poker took a big hit in 2011 as many shows were taken off the air after Black Friday.
Online gaming legislation is beginning to take off at the state level with Nevada already legalizing online poker and several other states considering similar courses of action.
Federated Sports + Gaming, the parent company of the Epic Poker League, announced on Wednesday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The states of California and Mississippi both recently introduced legislation for online gaming and poker.
Outspoken poker pro Daniel Negreanu came out with yet another video blog this week talking angrily about the Full Tilt Poker mess.
Lou D'Angeli is the current Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Cirque Du Soleil and a part-time poker player.
Poker Tournament Consultants and its creator Jimmy Sommerfeld have come under fire lately due to the practice of adding an optional "dealer appreciation fee" to PTC events.
Those who play poker in a live setting tend to lead a more inactive lifestyle and also usually don't make the best choices in regards to diet.