Author Archives: Natalie Hutton

Sweden Kicks Off 2019 With Launch of Multiple Poker Rooms

At the turn of 2019, Sweden’s online gaming industry finally went live with around 60 operators now running at full blast and the country’s official gaming regulator being rebranded as Spelinspektionen. The launch of the online poker rooms was preceded by a ton of TV ads from a number of established television brands such as […]

Michigan Governor Vetoes Online Casino and Online Poker Bill

Michigan residents’ hopes that the state could become the fifth state to pass online poker and online gambling legislation were crashed last Friday when the outgoing governor, Rick Snyder, vetoed it thus putting an end to monumental amounts of effort by Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden. While the outgoing governor vetoed a number of other bills, […]

WSOP Bracelet Winner James Meehan Passes Away at Age 66

The poker community has lost ones of its Midwestern United States legends after James Michael Meehan, better known as “Minneapolis Jim”, passed away on December 6, 2018. The poker legend is survived by his four sons and six grandchildren, as well as thousands of fans in the poker community. Like many other poker stars of […]

Wild Hand Decides WSOP Final Table

The World Series of Poker is always the host of some thrilling scenes, but nothing compares to the hand that decided this year’s Main Event. When they were all dealt high pairs, Nicolas Manion, Antoine Labat and Rich Zhu were not expecting things to unfold in such an outrageous way. A Hand You Have to […]