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02 Jan, 2018 Vanessa Selbst Announces ‘Retirement’, Quits PokerStars

Most of us try to drop bad habits and make better choices as a new year comes in. However, for 33-year old Vanessa Selbst, it wasn’t about making resolutions but was about choosing a different career path in the New Year 2018. On New Year’s Eve 2017, she announced her retire...

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02 Jan, 2018 Jordan Verbraeken wins German Poker Tour Main Event

Belgium’s poker pro Jorden Verbraeken ended his year on a very good note, taking down the GPT (German Poker Tour) Main Event at the Kings Casino Rozvadov, on the Czech Republic border. Verbraeken defeated a massive field of 1,048 players to win the event for €34,718 ($41,174, ~INR...

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Hardly 3 months have passed since the horrible incident at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where a gunman opened fire on a music concert and killed 59 people, along with injuring hundreds of others. Now, another shooting has been reported in Las Vegas, where two security guards were...

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02 Jan, 2018 How Does 2018 Look For The Online Gaming Industry

What does 2018 have in store for the online gaming industry? For that, let us first recap to the boisterous year that was 2017. For the world of Poker and other related games, last year was truly a rollercoaster ride! Let’s look at some of the important developments of last year: Punjab...

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Yesterday, we published Part 1 of our top poker stories of 2017. Here’s a look at Part 2: #8 – Scott Blumstein Wins 2017 WSOP Main Event for $8.15 Million We all know that poker is a game of skill but there surely was a bit of luck involved in 25-year old Scott BlumsteinR...


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Just recently, Khelo365 provided hungry poker players with some stellar opportunities to make some cold hard cash, with their latest promotion called the ‘Sit&Go Weekly Leaderboard’. Khelo365’s Sit&Gos offer the easiest way for players to compete in the online poker scene. Not o...

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There have been a lot of breakthroughs in the field of gaming and online gaming around the world in 2017. Here, Gutshot brings to you the best poker and gaming stories of the year, in a 2-part series. Have a look at Part 1: #9 – Delta Corp Announces Opening of Sikkim Casino on Jan...

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Gutshot Magazine provides the latest news from the real money gaming arena. The brand offers the latest news updates when it comes to poker, rummy, esports, fantasy sports, online gaming and gambling from across the globe. Readers can get their daily dose of poker news from Gutshot Magazine’s website. The news platform also offers premium news stories and features on their monthly e-magazine. Gutshot Magazine is your one-stop show for all the latest poker news.

Within the gamut of poker news, we cover both national and international news related to poker tournaments, poker tournaments series and all the latest happening in the world of poker. We also cover feature stories based on players and tournaments from all across the globe. Avid poker news buffs can come to Gutshot Magazine’s website and also follow us on our social media handles to get the latest poker news.

There are many tournaments that are taking place across various poker platforms. Both Indian and international poker platforms are offering some high value tournaments for poker players, both for pros and newbies. Tournaments series like India Online Poker Championship (IOPC) and Final Table Series are very well-known in the Indian poker circuit. Poker players always look forward to participating in these tournament series as they offer massive guarantees. The poker game as we all know is a very thrilling one.

Aspiring poker players look for poker games through which they can get some great learnings. Online poker took prominence after live tournaments came to a halt due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Online poker news generated had players winning big in these online poker tournaments. All the poker platforms across the globe had to adapt to the new online poker system, owing to the pandemic. Now, everyone who is enthusiastic about poker will play poker online, and will wait till live tournaments are held more frequently.

Good news is that some international poker brands have slowly steadily kick-started getting the live poker tournaments rolling. Many poker players are eagerly looking forward to seeing what the live tournaments feel like in a post lockdown era. The poker news fraternity is also looking forward to covering some action packed poker tournaments.

Poker news is also covered with respect to some major business happenings across the globe. Be it mergers or acquisitions, these business deals include massive money. Readers are intrigued to know how the global poker scene is shaping up with these business deals. The poker platforms are expanding their bases, and gradually adding more value for the players as well.

Poker news is read widely, and makes for some interesting read as well. Poker new sites also cover in-depth analysis of some high value tournaments that are hosted globally. Many poker players take these poker news stories as their study material on a regular basis. Poker news is all the more important as it tells you, which poker platform or poker player is making headlines. The growth of the poker scene, both national and international becomes very crucial to track. 

In India there are some poker platforms that always make headlines. Poker rooms like Spartan Poker, PokerBaazi, Adda52, Natural8, Calling Station, PokerStars India, 9stacks among others always get covered due to the popularity aspect and how poker players flock their sites to play poker.

Poker news also comes from players venturing into different arenas like poker commentary, live-streaming and poker coaching. Many veteran poker players in India have taken to poker coaching as it gives them immense joy to coach budding poker players. Poker news comes from poker tournaments which have an underdog winning poker tournaments that nobody expected. The poker news is always thrilling to read as it covers the complete low down of what went down on various poker felts.

Online poker is also expanding its wings. Earlier poker players preferred the live poker set-up. But, due to the pandemic lockdown, players had to adapt to the regular online poker tournaments. There are many poker sites in India and abroad who are competing daily with each other to make sure that poker news is disseminated quickly and regularly to millions of readers out there.

Gutshot Magazine offers the latest and up-to-date poker news. Readers can find information about poker tournaments, online poker sites, and exclusive stories and a lot more. Readers can also sign-up via Gutshot Magazine to various affiliate brands listed in the website’s poker rooms tab.

Talking about poker news and its importance it is crucial to also look at the legality of the poker game. States like Goa and Sikkim are allowed to have casinos and the union territory of Daman. While other states like Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana do not allow online poker. State governments have the right to construct the legislations for their respective states. The legislations are different in various states.

Even after the Supreme Court defining clearly what is a game of chance and what is a game of skill, the state governments have gone ahead to put in place the legislation as per their will. The final ruling to allow or disallow online gaming stays with the head of state. There has been a lot of furore about the state governments making different rulings. The operators in the online gaming industry have specifically voiced their displeasure. In states where online poker is allowed, the online poker platforms have witnessed growth in terms of user base and revenue state the news reports.

Many poker platforms in the country have been steadily witnessing growth as more and more people come on board. The poker tournaments have seen their advertised prize pools getting crushed. The poker fanatics across the country are heavily participating in online poker tournaments. The poker community in India is growing and the number of professional poker players is also seeing a sharp rise. The Indian poker community is making headlines with their winnings and achievements and poker platforms too are making sure that players get a best-in-class experience while playing the poker game.

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