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WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos
Sean Gibson - September 20th, 2014

WSOP Nevada has come a long way since its launch last year in Nevada. The same thing can be said about the online gaming market in the US. In the wake of 2011′s Black Friday, the idea of US players getting another shot at playing poker online seemed like a pipe dream. A lot can […]

Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet

Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet

Ed Scimia - September 19th, 2014

Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and some other well-known pros are finalists for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame. Forrest and Matusow, both successful poker players with plenty of television exposure, are of course popular among serious poker players and casual fans alike. But they might be best known for their roles in […]

Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom

Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom

Sean Gibson - September 19th, 2014

Gus Hansen’s Full Tilt showdown with Viktor Blom did not happen, because the popular Danish pro was a no-show. Life as a professional poker player often reaches a milestone when a major site wants to bring them on as a sponsored player. Playing under the banner of PokerStars, Full Tilt, or any other big name […]

French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster

French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster

Sean Gibson - September 18th, 2014

French online gaming regulator ARJEL has issued a report stating that poker is a fad and that it’s “over,” based on numbers indicating that active accounts continue to decline. In a public report issued by ARJEL President Charles Coppolani, who recently stepped into the position, poker was deemed to be “too complicated” for younger players. […]

partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low

partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low

Sean Gibson - September 18th, 2014

partypoker has hit a new two-year low for cash-game traffic, according to multiple industry sources. The site, owned by bwin.party and traded on the London Exchange, has not recovered its traffic now that the summer is over, despite many competitors already showing a recovery. The downturn continues amidst senior-level turmoil and changes in software that […]

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Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings
Philip Conneller September 12th, 2014
An Idaho Coeur d’Alene tribal casino must cease and desist from offering poker, as Texas Hold’em poker tournaments are against the law in Idaho, a ...
Global Gaming Conferences Set with Focus on Internet Trends Global Gaming Conferences Set with Focus on Internet Trends
Jennifer Newell August 15th, 2014
Four important gaming conferences have been scheduled for the coming months. The largest will be the Global Gaming Expo, also known as G2E, in Las Vegas, a...
Crown Escorts Tasmanian Ex Premier from Poker Table Crown Escorts Tasmanian Ex Premier from Poker Table
Philip Conneller August 8th, 2014
It was probably not the finest moment of the former Premier of Tasmania Paul Lennon’s career when he was hurled out of the Crown Casino in Melbourne ...
Sheldon Adelson to Give Global Gaming Expo Keynote Sheldon Adelson to Give Global Gaming Expo Keynote
Jennifer Newell August 5th, 2014
Sheldon Adelson will join Steve Wynn as keynote speaker for the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. The two will be the highlight of the many s...
French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster
Sean Gibson September 18th, 2014
French online gaming regulator ARJEL has issued a report stating that poker is a fad and that it’s “over,” based on numbers indicating th...
partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low
Sean Gibson September 18th, 2014
partypoker has hit a new two-year low for cash-game traffic, according to multiple industry sources. The site, owned by bwin.party and traded on the London...
California Online Poker Closed Door Policy Problematic California Online Poker Closed Door Policy Problematic
Sean Gibson September 15th, 2014
California online poker has certainly had its ups and downs in the battle to make it legal over the course of the past five years. California has been slow...
Poker Player Cary Katz Beats Adelson, Wynn as Political Donor Poker Player Cary Katz Beats Adelson, Wynn as Political Donor
Philip Conneller September 9th, 2014
Poker pro Cary Katz is beating out billionaires like Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn as 2014 political donor of the year in Nevada. Catz, the high-rolling ...
California Online Poker Closed Door Policy Problematic California Online Poker Closed Door Policy Problematic
Sean Gibson September 15th, 2014
California online poker has certainly had its ups and downs in the battle to make it legal over the course of the past five years. California has been slow...
Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings
Philip Conneller September 12th, 2014
An Idaho Coeur d’Alene tribal casino must cease and desist from offering poker, as Texas Hold’em poker tournaments are against the law in Idaho, a ...
PokerStars Files Trademarks to Ready for US Return PokerStars Files Trademarks to Ready for US Return
Sean Gibson September 12th, 2014
PokerStars has filed trademarks, presumably in anticipation for a return to the United States. The company has become a name synonymous within the world of...
Trump Taj Mahal Closure Could Impact NJ Online Poker Trump Taj Mahal Closure Could Impact NJ Online Poker
Sean Gibson September 11th, 2014
With the Trump Taj Mahal facing a possible mid-November closing, yet another Atlantic City casino joins the ranks of so many that have been closing left an...
WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos
Sean Gibson September 20th, 2014
WSOP Nevada has come a long way since its launch last year in Nevada. The same thing can be said about the online gaming market in the US. In the wake of 2...
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet
Ed Scimia September 19th, 2014
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and some other well-known pros are finalists for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame. Forrest and Matusow, both successful p...
Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom
Sean Gibson September 19th, 2014
Gus Hansen’s Full Tilt showdown with Viktor Blom did not happen, because the popular Danish pro was a no-show. Life as a professional poker player of...
French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster French Regulator ARJEL Admits to Online Poker Disaster
Sean Gibson September 18th, 2014
French online gaming regulator ARJEL has issued a report stating that poker is a fad and that it’s “over,” based on numbers indicating th...
PokerStars Names New Promo Protégés PokerStars Names New Promo Protégés
Jennifer Newell September 4th, 2014
PokerStars has announced the winners of its Protégé promotion, a unique way for players to receive specialized and personal training from some of the bes...
CardsChat Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Big Cash Events  CardsChat Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Big Cash Events 
Sean Gibson August 30th, 2014
CardsChat will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in September, and as a thank you to its vibrant community, will be running all kinds of exciting promoti...
PokerStars Kicks Off Summer Daily Challenge Promotion PokerStars Kicks Off Summer Daily Challenge Promotion
Sean Gibson August 22nd, 2014
PokerStars has started a new promotion called the Summer Daily Challenge that allows players to compete for more than a half-million dollars and also win e...
Card Player Offers Chance to Win Bike Seat Card Player Offers Chance to Win Bike Seat
Sean Gibson July 25th, 2014
Online poker is a great opportunity for players to get their fix. It’s a good thing too, because not everyone is able to travel the country and play ...
WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos
Sean Gibson September 20th, 2014
WSOP Nevada has come a long way since its launch last year in Nevada. The same thing can be said about the online gaming market in the US. In the wake of 2...
partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low
Sean Gibson September 18th, 2014
partypoker has hit a new two-year low for cash-game traffic, according to multiple industry sources. The site, owned by bwin.party and traded on the London...
PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule
Ed Scimia September 17th, 2014
PokerStars’ return to New Jersey may not be official yet, but with everyone from industry insiders to local politicians saying it will come soon, it ...
partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues
Philip Conneller September 17th, 2014
The partypoker GSSS Main Event, part of the online operator’s extensive Garden State Super Series, had to be abandoned on Sunday due to serious tech...
Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom
Sean Gibson September 19th, 2014
Gus Hansen’s Full Tilt showdown with Viktor Blom did not happen, because the popular Danish pro was a no-show. Life as a professional poker player of...
PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule
Ed Scimia September 17th, 2014
PokerStars’ return to New Jersey may not be official yet, but with everyone from industry insiders to local politicians saying it will come soon, it ...
partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues
Philip Conneller September 17th, 2014
The partypoker GSSS Main Event, part of the online operator’s extensive Garden State Super Series, had to be abandoned on Sunday due to serious tech...
iPhone6 the Prize for William Hill Poker Tournament Series iPhone6 the Prize for William Hill Poker Tournament Series
Sean Gibson September 16th, 2014
iPhone6 is the most buzzed-about mobile device to hit the market in a while and now HighStakesDatabase is teaming up with William Hill Poker for a chance t...
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow Twitter Wrestle Over Prop Bet
Ed Scimia September 19th, 2014
Ted Forrest, Mike Matusow and some other well-known pros are finalists for the 2014 class of the Poker Hall of Fame. Forrest and Matusow, both successful p...
Lock Poker Traffic Up, Even After Warnings of Insolvency Lock Poker Traffic Up, Even After Warnings of Insolvency
Philip Conneller September 13th, 2014
Lock Poker’s cash game traffic rose 14 percent over the past month, according to industry observer PokerScout.com, despite warnings that the increasingly...
Scott Seiver Takes Third at SHRPO Amid Controversy Scott Seiver Takes Third at SHRPO Amid Controversy
Philip Conneller September 5th, 2014
Scott Seiver came in third at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) Super High Roller event, pocketing $50k in the process, despite having spent a larg...
Olivier Busquet Responds to EPT T-Shirt Debate Olivier Busquet Responds to EPT T-Shirt Debate
Philip Conneller August 29th, 2014
Poker pro Olivier Busquet has responded to the maelstrom of contention caused by his and Daniel Colman’s decision to wear T-shirts emblazoned with the sl...
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