Month: April 2021

Bankroll Beneficiaries: A Poker Will

April 30, 2021

At WPN, we care about our players and do everything we can to ensure their money remains safe, no matter the circumstances. We wish every member of our player community a long and healthy life, but we know it’s always good to be prepared. So, in the event that anything happens to one of our […]

Coinbase adds support for PayPal in the USA

April 30, 2021

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase now supports PayPal. Customers in the USA can now purchase Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash using PayPal. Clients who already have a PayPal account will be able to purchase crypto immediately without having to disclose their banking details to Coinbase. “Buying crypto should be simple and easy. However, moving money […]

WPN Manifesto

April 30, 2021

Throughout 2020, the entire staff of the Winning Poker Network met regularly to discuss core values and who we strive to be as a company. From these conversations, the WPN Manifesto was created. Trust is money on the table. Our players trust us with their time and money, and we trust each other to do […]

My take on GGPoker’s new ‘Real Name Policy’

April 30, 2021

Editor’s Note. This is a Phil Nagy (WPN CEO) Editorial: The opinions in this article are his personal views only. Recently I’ve had a number of players hit me up about a new Real Name Policy that GGPoker has introduced. Players at the site’s high-stakes tables are suddenly being forced to display their real names […]

Ripple wants to go public as soon as it buries the hatchet with the SEC

April 30, 2021

If Ripple can get past its legal challenges, it wants to become a publicly-traded entity Even though it has been a long time running since the legal battle that involves the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began, Ripple has no plans of abandoning its dream of going public. This is according to Yoshitaka Kitao, […]

Card rooms in San Jose, CA denied more tables after gaming regulators pull the plug

April 30, 2021

Despite approval by local officials, San Jose’s two card rooms forced to halt expansion The card rooms of San Jose, CA, had received good news months ago when the area’s resident voters overwhelmingly approved expanding the number of table games in two rooms. However, after an exhaustive analysis, five months later, a California regulatory agency […]

New Orleans Saints add defensive help in the first round of the NFL Draft

April 30, 2021

The Saints use their 28th pick to bring on defensive end Payton Turner Many NFL fans and teams have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 2021 NFL Draft. The goal is always to get, as much as possible, the players that best fit the teams’ needs and it looks like the New Orleans Saints […]

Maine Senate committee set to discuss sports gambling legislation today

April 30, 2021

Lawmakers are actively pursuing how to engage the rise in sports gambling across the US There will be significant movement today regarding Maine’s sports betting legislation, and it appears that the process is moving slowly but surely. The Senate Veterans and Legal Affairs (VLA) Committee is scheduled to meet this morning to discuss Senate Bill […]

Microsoft to give video game developers a larger piece of the action

April 30, 2021

The tech giant is going to take a lower percentage of sales on video games for its platforms Perhaps the work of developers in big-name companies sometimes goes unnoticed; however, it is obvious that they are an important part of the creation of games, services, platforms and more of daily experiences for many. That is […]

Esports Certification Institute halts its plans just days after announcing program

April 30, 2021

Massive backlash forces the founders of the eSports initiative to call things off It seems that the illusion of many novices and some advanced players in the eSports industry to obtain a certification to give a little more formality to their skills has been dashed. A few days ago the international company Esports Certification Institute […]

A look at Texas Hold’em’s “Baluga Theorem”

April 30, 2021

The theorem explores when it’s time to fold, even with a supposed superior hand Although Andrew “BalugaWhale” Seidman is a high-level player and quite well known in 2 + 2 forums, his BalugaWhale theorem may not be familiar to many. While it is true that poker has several theorems, this one, in particular, requires a […]

Veronica Brill not done with Mike Postle as she goes after legal fees

April 30, 2021

The legal saga over alleged poker cheating refuses to go away When all the controversy surrounding Mike Postle seemed to be over, there is still no turning the page because the disputes continue and the famous lawsuit is still bringing several consequences. It seems that Veronica Brill is now using her rights to ask Postle […]

New restaurants cater to poker players at Gun Lake Casino

April 30, 2021

Poker players at Gun Lake Casino now have more places to go all in with their tastebuds, within spitting distance of the property’s large poker room. The popular Michigan casino has taken the wraps off its restaurants and entertainment spaces, part of a $100 million expansion project designed to impress gamblers. At the end of […]

See who’s qualified for the ‘Next Moneymaker’ $105k final tourney

April 30, 2021

Have you been paying attention to our ‘Next Moneymaker’ promotion? Well, if not, you definitely should be. This promo is being held to welcome our newest ACR Team Pro (and 2003 WSOP Main Event champ), Chris Moneymaker. Here’s how it works. Players enter 1 cent daily poker tournaments (yes, you read that correctly) and then […]

The NFL Draft is today and the odds are updated

April 30, 2021

Today is Christmas Day! If you just checked your calendar and saw it was April, then you are probably a little confused. Well, today is Christmas Day for football fans as the NFL Draft gets underway at 8pm ET. The dreams of 32 young men will be made tonight in Round 1 and also for […]

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