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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 of the muck for a surprise win. Since France isolated its poker networks in 2010, operators have struggled to maintain active tables due to deteriorating player pools. Following […]

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 celebration that takes place annually on March 8th. After receiving plenty of feedback from players in Ukraine and Russia, PokerStars announced the schedule change saying the holiday is “an important cultural event in […]

Kara Scott Talks Love and Poker in Venice, Italy: Exclusive Interview

Kara Scott Talks Love and Poker in Venice, Italy: Exclusive Interview

Hannah Elisabeth - February 26th, 2015

The lovely Kara Scott is arguably one of poker’s most popular paragons (and we know she will appreciate the alliteration to boot). With a television hosting career that started with a martial arts TV show called “Now Is the Time: Night of Combat” (which put to use her proficiency in Muay Thai martial arts), Scott then […]

Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker

Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker

Devin O'Connor - February 25th, 2015

Online Portuguese gaming laws have been in a state of flux for over seven months, but in the end that might be a good thing for Internet poker. Legalized in June of 2014, the iGaming casino bill hasn’t received an expedited approval many lawmakers expected from the country’s Council of Ministers. While frustrating to both […]

Daniel Negreanu Wants to Ban Players from the WSOP

Daniel Negreanu Wants to Ban Players from the WSOP

Daniel Smyth - February 25th, 2015

Daniel Negreanu’s rants are infamous in the poker community thanks to his candid stance on a range of issues and in his latest textual tirade he put the WSOP in his crosshairs. In a piece published in his blog on FullContactPoker.com, Negreanu decided to call out some of poker’s more controversial players. Entitled: “A List […]

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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...
RAWA to Receive March 5 Hearing in Congress, Reports Say RAWA to Receive March 5 Hearing in Congress, Reports Say
Ed Scimia February 21st, 2015
A federal online poker ban still seems unlikely this year, as there’s plenty of opposition (and even more indifference) lined up against the Restoration ...
Resorts Casino Enters New Jersey Online Poker Market Resorts Casino Enters New Jersey Online Poker Market
Ed Scimia February 20th, 2015
Update Feb. 20, 2015: With the impending countdown to opening of the Resorts site deleted, as well as removal from the New Jersey Division of Gaming (NJDGE...
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...
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 ...
Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker
Devin O'Connor February 25th, 2015
Online Portuguese gaming laws have been in a state of flux for over seven months, but in the end that might be a good thing for Internet poker. Legalized i...
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...
RAWA to Receive March 5 Hearing in Congress, Reports Say RAWA to Receive March 5 Hearing in Congress, Reports Say
Ed Scimia February 21st, 2015
A federal online poker ban still seems unlikely this year, as there’s plenty of opposition (and even more indifference) lined up against the Restoration ...
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 ...
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...
Kara Scott Talks Love and Poker in Venice, Italy: Exclusive Interview Kara Scott Talks Love and Poker in Venice, Italy: Exclusive Interview
Hannah Elisabeth February 26th, 2015
The lovely Kara Scott is arguably one of poker’s most popular paragons (and we know she will appreciate the alliteration to boot). With a television ...
Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker Portuguese Gaming Laws Delay Could Benefit Online Poker
Devin O'Connor February 25th, 2015
Online Portuguese gaming laws have been in a state of flux for over seven months, but in the end that might be a good thing for Internet poker. Legalized i...
Tag Team Poker App Makes Poker a Team Sport Tag Team Poker App Makes Poker a Team Sport
Devin O'Connor February 22nd, 2015
Tag Team Poker is hoping its new app will appeal to a larger audience through an original format that makes poker a team game. As you probably expect, the ...
Floyd Mayweather Tweet Gives Ivey League Shot in the Arm Floyd Mayweather Tweet Gives Ivey League Shot in the Arm
Devin O'Connor February 18th, 2015
Floyd Mayweather is in talks to fight Manny Pacquiao, but before he does he’s fighting to help out his buddy Phil Ivey. The boxing legend tweeted thi...
World Poker Tour Partners with Europe-Bet for Georgia Events World Poker Tour Partners with Europe-Bet for Georgia Events
Devin O'Connor February 16th, 2015
The World Poker Tour has signed a new partnership with Europe-Bet.com to exclusively license the WPT brand in the Euro-Asian country of Georgia. Through th...
Nevada Proposes Felony Charges for Unauthorized Gambling Affiliates Nevada Proposes Felony Charges for Unauthorized Gambling Affiliates
Sean Gibson January 26th, 2015
Nevada, which is one of three states to allow online gambling activities, has proposed an amendment to its gambling legislation that would make it a felony...
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...
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...
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...
Brian Rast Wins, Then Loses, Six Figures in a Matter of Minutes at Aussie Millions Brian Rast Wins, Then Loses, Six Figures in a Matter of Minutes at Aussie Millions
Sean Gibson February 9th, 2015
Brian Rast had a really, really good, and then a really, really bad day at the recent Aussie Millions. Rast is a well-known, well-liked, and accomplished t...
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...
Paul Phua Prosecutors Seek to Have Banned Evidence Reinstated  Paul Phua Prosecutors Seek to Have Banned Evidence Reinstated 
Devin O'Connor February 19th, 2015
Paul Phua isn’t off the hook just yet. Federal prosecutors in Nevada are asking US District Judge Andrew Gordon to reconsider Magistrate Judge Peggy ...
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