News on the Latest Poker Scandals

Everyone loves scandal and we are no different. Here you’ll find all the juicy gossip relating to sites, pros and casinos, allowing you to peel back the cover and see what really goes on behind the scenes.

Money Laundered by Former Full Tilt Poker Founder Ray Bitar Finally Returned to United States

The April 2011 Black Friday scandal is still a topic of discussion more than six years later. And now, a new story involving the scandal has emerged w...

Amaya Founder David Baazov Allegedly Received Kickbacks for Supplying Insider Info

Amaya Founder David Baazov allegedly provided confidential information about his company’s future investment strategy to outside investors, and ...

Ted Forrest Accused by Wynn Las Vegas of Writing Bad Checks

Ted Forrest wrote Wynn Las Vegas two checks, one in 2012 and another in 2013, that totaled $215,000. Wynn says his checking account didn’t cover...

Poker Player Travell Thomas Charged by Preet Bharara in Wire Fraud Case

Travell Thomas has over a half-million dollars in live poker tournament earnings and a World Series of Poker Circuit gold ring on his resume. He’...

Political Watchdog Chasing Billionaire Sheldon Adelson on Organized Crime Ties

Political watchdog group Campaign for Accountability (CfA) is going after Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson on allegations that the billionaire is using money received from organized crime in China to fund his millions of campaign contributions to Republican candidates in the United States.

PartyPoker and Philadelphia 76ers Fold on Sponsorship Deal, WSOP Cans DraftKings

PartyPoker made history in February 2014 when it signed a sponsorship deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, the first time an online gambling company and ...

David Chesnoff Legal Team Continues Winning Ways, as Phua Case Officially Dismissed

David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld are certainly two of the best legal defense lawyers in America, but in Las Vegas there’s no question they hit more jackpots than any other firm in town.

Paul Phua Evidence Dismissed, Malaysian Requests Lifting Travel Ban

Paul Phua has been on house arrest in Las Vegas since being charged in July of 2014 for operating an illegal World Cup betting ring from a $25,000-a-night Caesars Palace villa.

Sheldon Adelson Organized Crime Accusations to Finally Have Their Day in Court

Sheldon Adelson is finally going to face his accusers in a Nevada courtroom, but it’s a day he would prefer to not attend. Steven Jacobs, form...

FBI’s Paul Phua Operation Went Too Far According to Judge

Poker high roller Paul Phua has gone from suspected international criminal to receiving roundabout apologies from the US federal court system.