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  • Norwegian Poker Pro Challenges Politicians to Heads-Up Match
    Nov 10 2013

    Norwegian Poker Pro Challenges Politicians to Heads-Up Match

    Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsgaard, the high-stakes poker pro, does not like the way poker is viewed and taxed in his home country of Norway. As a result he made a public challenge to all of the country’s politicians. Amundsgaard offered 10,000 hands of heads-up pot-limit Omaha with $170,000 of his own money on the line.

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  • Study Finds Brain Function Abnormalities in Gambling Addicts
    Nov 10 2013

    Study Finds Brain Function Abnormalities in Gambling Addicts

    Researchers at the University of Granada have conducted a study comparing brain function in cocaine addicts and gambling addicts. The study showed that gambling addicts show brain function abnormalities which affect their decision making abilities. The researchers found that gambling addicts showed brain function abnormalities in areas of the prefrontal cortex. The abnormalities were related

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  • Delaware Casinos Enter Talks with Gaming Commission
    Nov 10 2013

    Delaware Casinos Enter Talks with Gaming Commission

    Over the last few years casino revenues in Delaware have been dropping dramatically and the state’s lawmakers are trying to work out what to do about it. The Lottery and Gaming Commission has met over the last few months to try and address the issue and last week they met to hear from the casinos

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  • Charity Poker Tournament to Raise Money for Young Cancer Patients
    Nov 10 2013

    Charity Poker Tournament to Raise Money for Young Cancer Patients

    This month a special poker tournament to raise money to help children suffering from pediatric cancer will be held at the Springetts Fire Company in Pennsylvania. The tournament, “Poker with Jimmy” is being run by the state’s THON group along with Jimmy Clark, a Penn State student and cancer survivor. It will raise money for

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