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SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker
Devin O'Connor - March 3rd, 2015

SwCPoker, the successor to the world’s largest and most used Bitcoin poker network, has relaunched less than three weeks after its predecessor was forced offline by the Nevada Gaming Commission. Seals with Clubs (SWC) unexpectedly went dark on February 11th, the same day founder Bryan Micon would later reveal he was arrested at gunpoint from […]

PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson

PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson

Philip Conneller - March 3rd, 2015

The Poker Players Alliance, the grassroots non-profit advocacy group devoted to championing the rights of poker players in the United States, has launched a petition against the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). The Sheldon Adelson-backed bill that seeks to prohibit all online gaming on a federal level, with the exception of horseracing and fantasy […]

New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds

New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds

Daniel Smyth - March 2nd, 2015

Serious invention or a crazy marketing ploy? That’s the question poker players across the community are asking after reports of a new poker headset capable of reading brainwaves was revealed. Reviewed and reported on by British newspaper, The Daily Star, the mind reading device, known as Emotiv, could potentially help poker players refine their skills and […]

Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel

Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel

Devin O'Connor - March 2nd, 2015

Twitch is buying into the online poker industry by expanding its live streaming broadcasts of Internet tournaments and events featuring many of the game’s top professionals. Following its acquisition by Amazon last fall for $970 million, Twitch, whose primary focus has been video games, added poker to its repertoire of content in November and has […]

Negreanu And Colman Top Inaugural GPI American Poker Awards

Negreanu And Colman Top Inaugural GPI American Poker Awards

Philip Conneller - March 2nd, 2015

The first-ever American Poker Awards took place on Friday night following a glittering reception at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Kara Scott, the awards were the culmination of a day of seminars and forums, as Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus, the awards’ brainchild, implemented his masterplan to unite and fortify the industry […]

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Negreanu And Colman Top Inaugural GPI American Poker Awards Negreanu And Colman Top Inaugural GPI American Poker Awards
Philip Conneller March 2nd, 2015
The first-ever American Poker Awards took place on Friday night following a glittering reception at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Kara Scott, ...
PokerStars May Join US Online Poker Scene Thanks To Pennsylvania PokerStars May Join US Online Poker Scene Thanks To Pennsylvania
Daniel Smyth March 1st, 2015
The US online poker scene could welcome another major player in the coming months thanks to a new igaming bill by Pennsylvania’s Rep. John Payne. Whe...
New Jersey Online Poker Figures Threaten Legalization Everywhere In US New Jersey Online Poker Figures Threaten Legalization Everywhere In US
Philip Conneller February 23rd, 2015
Online casino revenues are leaving online poker in the dust in New Jersey, as highlighted by a new report from gaming research group GamblingCompliance th...
Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation
Daniel Smyth February 23rd, 2015
The Aviation Club de France (AFC), one of Europe’s most iconic poker venues, has dealt its last hand after the local authorities decided not to renew...
Nevada / Delaware Player Pool Sharing is “Four to Six Weeks Away” Nevada / Delaware Player Pool Sharing is “Four to Six Weeks Away”
Philip Conneller February 24th, 2015
An online poker compact between Nevada and Delaware that will allow the two states to pool player liquidity is to go live in “four to six weeks,” accor...
Lock Poker Balances Probably Have Vanished, Says Former Employee Lock Poker Balances Probably Have Vanished, Says Former Employee
Philip Conneller February 24th, 2015
Shane Bridges, a former spokesperson for disgraced online poker site Lock, has opened up about a culture of mismanagement and excess within the company. In...
New Jersey Online Poker Figures Threaten Legalization Everywhere In US New Jersey Online Poker Figures Threaten Legalization Everywhere In US
Philip Conneller February 23rd, 2015
Online casino revenues are leaving online poker in the dust in New Jersey, as highlighted by a new report from gaming research group GamblingCompliance th...
Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation
Daniel Smyth February 23rd, 2015
The Aviation Club de France (AFC), one of Europe’s most iconic poker venues, has dealt its last hand after the local authorities decided not to renew...
PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson
Philip Conneller March 3rd, 2015
The Poker Players Alliance, the grassroots non-profit advocacy group devoted to championing the rights of poker players in the United States, has launched ...
PokerStars May Join US Online Poker Scene Thanks To Pennsylvania PokerStars May Join US Online Poker Scene Thanks To Pennsylvania
Daniel Smyth March 1st, 2015
The US online poker scene could welcome another major player in the coming months thanks to a new igaming bill by Pennsylvania’s Rep. John Payne. Whe...
Legal Poker Home Games Coming to Maryland? Legal Poker Home Games Coming to Maryland?
Daniel Smyth February 28th, 2015
A two-pronged attack to get poker home games legalized in Maryland is currently underway thanks to two Democrats. Senator Nancy King and Delegate Kirill Re...
French Online Poker Eyeing Player Liquidity to Save Its Derriere French Online Poker Eyeing Player Liquidity to Save Its Derriere
Devin O'Connor February 26th, 2015
The French online poker universe has been folding faster than deuce-nine offsuit out of position. But now a new legal measure may pull that hand right out ...
SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker
Devin O'Connor March 3rd, 2015
SwCPoker, the successor to the world’s largest and most used Bitcoin poker network, has relaunched less than three weeks after its predecessor was fo...
PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson PPA Launches Anti-RAWA Petition Aimed At Adelson
Philip Conneller March 3rd, 2015
The Poker Players Alliance, the grassroots non-profit advocacy group devoted to championing the rights of poker players in the United States, has launched ...
New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds
Daniel Smyth March 2nd, 2015
Serious invention or a crazy marketing ploy? That’s the question poker players across the community are asking after reports of a new poker headset ...
Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel
Devin O'Connor March 2nd, 2015
Twitch is buying into the online poker industry by expanding its live streaming broadcasts of Internet tournaments and events featuring many of the game...
New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds New Poker Headset Claims To Read Player’s Minds
Daniel Smyth March 2nd, 2015
Serious invention or a crazy marketing ploy? That’s the question poker players across the community are asking after reports of a new poker headset ...
Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel Twitch Bets On Online Poker, PokerStars Launches Channel
Devin O'Connor March 2nd, 2015
Twitch is buying into the online poker industry by expanding its live streaming broadcasts of Internet tournaments and events featuring many of the game...
High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments
Ed Scimia February 27th, 2015
Spin & Go tournaments have proven to be a controversial addition to the PokerStars lineup. While they’re certainly made plenty of money for owner Ama...
WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You
Devin O'Connor February 27th, 2015
The WSOP Circuit has been confined to the United States in previous years, but the most prestigious poker series is branching out by announcing three inte...
Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation Aviation Club De France Goes Into Judicial Liquidation
Daniel Smyth February 23rd, 2015
The Aviation Club de France (AFC), one of Europe’s most iconic poker venues, has dealt its last hand after the local authorities decided not to renew...
Morongo and Rincon Bands Talk Compromise over California Online Poker Bill Morongo and Rincon Bands Talk Compromise over California Online Poker Bill
Philip Conneller February 16th, 2015
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has spoken of its willingness to compromise in order to bring online poker to California. Speaking at an online poker p...
Ognyan Dimov Denies Romania Its First EPT Title Ognyan Dimov Denies Romania Its First EPT Title
Devin O'Connor February 10th, 2015
Although Ognyan Dimov is only the second Bulgarian to win a European Poker Tour main event title, his heads-up opponent, Dany Parlafes, would have been the...
Delaware Online Poker Plunges 77 Percent Year-on-Year Delaware Online Poker Plunges 77 Percent Year-on-Year
Philip Conneller January 27th, 2015
Delaware has reported a 77 percent year-on-year decrease in its online poker revenues for December 2014, a yield of just $28,589. That makes last month the...
High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments High-Stakes Player Finds Skill Wins Out In Spin And Go Tournaments
Ed Scimia February 27th, 2015
Spin & Go tournaments have proven to be a controversial addition to the PokerStars lineup. While they’re certainly made plenty of money for owner Ama...
WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You WSOP Global Circuit Coming To A Country Near You
Devin O'Connor February 27th, 2015
The WSOP Circuit has been confined to the United States in previous years, but the most prestigious poker series is branching out by announcing three inte...
PokerStars Sunday Million Ninth Anniversary Gets Moved to Accommodate International Women’s Day PokerStars Sunday Million Ninth Anniversary Gets Moved to Accommodate International Women’s Day
Devin O'Connor February 26th, 2015
The PokerStars Sunday Million 9th Anniversary and its $9 million guaranteed jackpot is being delayed a week for International Women’s Day, a celebrat...
WSOP Circuit Event Moving to Lake Lugano in Italy WSOP Circuit Event Moving to Lake Lugano in Italy
Devin O'Connor February 18th, 2015
A WSOP Circuit Event is saying ciao (yes, it also means “hello”) to Italy for the first time, as it enters the country with a flourish. The Wo...
SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker SwCPoker Revives Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Online Poker
Devin O'Connor March 3rd, 2015
SwCPoker, the successor to the world’s largest and most used Bitcoin poker network, has relaunched less than three weeks after its predecessor was fo...
Lock Poker Balances Probably Have Vanished, Says Former Employee Lock Poker Balances Probably Have Vanished, Says Former Employee
Philip Conneller February 24th, 2015
Shane Bridges, a former spokesperson for disgraced online poker site Lock, has opened up about a culture of mismanagement and excess within the company. In...
Bryan Micon’s Home Raided at Gunpoint Bryan Micon’s Home Raided at Gunpoint
Philip Conneller February 23rd, 2015
Bryan Micon, poker player and chairman of the suddenly defunct Seals With Clubs bitcoin poker site, was arrested at gunpoint the day the Seals With Clubs w...
Seals with Clubs Bitcoin-Only Poker Site Flatlines Amid Security Concerns Seals with Clubs Bitcoin-Only Poker Site Flatlines Amid Security Concerns
Devin O'Connor February 20th, 2015
Seals with Clubs (SWC), the Bitcoin-only poker site, has announced its closure. Following a week of being offline, a notice was posted on the website expl...
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