Christophe Claret's Latest Watch Lets You Kill Time By Playing Poker

Christophe Claret's first foray into the seedy world of wristworn gambling was the Blackjack 21 that let deep-pocketed watch aficionados pretend to squander away even more of their fortunes. That was followed by a Baccarat model, and now the company is introducing an even more complicated model that lets up to three… » 1/19/14 10:30am 1/19/14 10:30am

American Online Poker Is Under Attack Again

Last Friday, the DOJ unveiled a 52-page (52? LOL.) indictment against three of the biggest online poker companies providing service for Americans—PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker—and alleged that they were guilty of money laundering, along with wire and bank fraud. According to the DOJ attorney, the… » 4/21/11 6:50pm 4/21/11 6:50pm

Facebook Hacker Who Stole $11m From Zynga Poker Gamer Gets Slapped With…

After stealing £7m ($11.4m) in virtual money from Zynga, Brit Ashley Mitchell has been sent to jail for two years to think long and hard about how his gambling addiction led him to that cold grey cell. Honestly, I don't know what's worse—that he stole £7m in poker chips but only managed to sell a third of them for… » 3/23/11 11:41am 3/23/11 11:41am

MotionX Dice Contains Realistic Dice Physics, Is Free

Fullpower's just released a free version of their MotionX Poker » 8/12/08 6:20pm 8/12/08 6:20pm iPhone app containing just the dice-rolling part of the gameplay. You roll dice by shaking the phone, which is then rendered quite well in 3D. Hell, even Walt "Goatberg" Mossberg loves this thing, and he doesn't seem like a guy who likes gaming. Our only…

Poker Bot Knows When to Hold 'Em, Knows When to Fold 'Em

Looks like the day when we all hang out with robots that smoke cigars, throw back drinks and win all our money in poker is edging closer, now that programmers at the University of Alberta have created a Hold 'Em-playing software that can beat poker professionals. The Polaris software was pitted against Poker pros… » 7/12/08 7:00pm 7/12/08 7:00pm

iPhone Dice Game Simulates Real Dice Rolling Using Sensors and Physics

This Dice game is by far the coolest game I've seen, and it's got amazing tech inside which takes advantage of the iPhone's sensors like no other app. Here's how it works: You shake the iPhone and it rolls the dice inside, which you use to play poker. But instead of using some dumb random number generator, it captures… » 7/10/08 12:02pm 7/10/08 12:02pm

USB Poker Chips, Go "All In" with the Gambling Addiction

Do you love poker? Is your favorite channel The Poker Channel The Travel Channel? Are you wearing sunglasses right now so your co-workers can't tell if you're looking at the screen or the sticky note right beside the computer screen? Will you avoid showering for a week just to test your skin's resistance to bacteria… » 5/07/08 11:30am 5/07/08 11:30am

Unabomber Beats Polaris in World's First Man v Machine Poker Game

It was a hard-fought game, but man just edged it over machine in what was billed as the "First Man-Machine Poker Championship." Phil Laak, also known as the Unabomber, and Ali Eslani battled it out against Polaris, a software program, for a purse of $50,000. Click for a closer view all the details. » 7/26/07 9:30am 7/26/07 9:30am