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Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August
Sean Gibson - July 30th, 2014

Russia may have turned capitalist some 23 years ago, but gambling is still a newer entity to the formerly Communist country. But now that Putin has appointed the latest of several official gambling zones in the controversial Crimea region, a new Crimea Gaming Congress couldn’t have been far behind. With Russia widening its doors to […]

Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza

Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza

Philip Conneller - July 30th, 2014

Betfair will  maintain its online poker and casino operations in New Jersey, despite the imminent closure of the Trump Plaza, a media source said this week. Betfair’s future in the state was thrown into jeopardy several weeks ago when Trump Entertainment Resorts announced that the poorly performing Trump Plaza would close in September unless an […]

Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama

Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama

Jennifer Newell - July 29th, 2014

Fabian Ortiz is a poker player from Argentina, and he now holds a place in PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour history as the second player to ever win two LAPT titles. His first LAPT Main Event win came in Chile when the tour hit Vina del Mar in 2009, which was just the second season […]

Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas

Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas

Philip Conneller - July 28th, 2014

UPDATE: July 29, 2014: Media reports are now telling us that the Phuas have been released from federal custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Vegas; the release took place late Monday night. The Phuas’ attorney, David Chesnoff, expressed gratitude for his clients’ release, and reiterated that they would have their day in court. […]

PartyPoker Releases FastForward Special Edition App for iOS

PartyPoker Releases FastForward Special Edition App for iOS

Sean Gibson - July 28th, 2014

Ever since smartphones with touchscreen capabilities have been in the hands of poker players, they’ve wanted to see if it would be possible to play real money poker from the palms of their hands. For the last few years, many online casinos and poker rooms have developed software for iOS and Android devices with varying […]

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Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August
Sean Gibson July 30th, 2014
Russia may have turned capitalist some 23 years ago, but gambling is still a newer entity to the formerly Communist country. But now that Putin has appoint...
Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss
Philip Conneller July 24th, 2014
In the latest chapter in the courtroom drama that is Phil Ivey v Borgata, the Atlantic City casino has filed a countering brief to Ivey’s recent moti...
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee
Sean Gibson June 16th, 2014
The Seminole Hard Rock Casino Poker Open (SHRCPO)  for 2014 has revised its schedule, allowing players to potentially play in both the EPT Barcelona Main ...
NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards
Philip Conneller May 21st, 2014
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has published the first draft of a new policy framework that seeks to establish a nationwide...
Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August
Sean Gibson July 30th, 2014
Russia may have turned capitalist some 23 years ago, but gambling is still a newer entity to the formerly Communist country. But now that Putin has appoint...
Global Online Poker Market Plunges by 13 Percent Global Online Poker Market Plunges by 13 Percent
Philip Conneller July 26th, 2014
The global online poker market is down 13 percent from this time last year, according to the latest traffic report from industry observers PokerScout.com. ...
PokerStars Parent Amaya Gaming Considers Stocking Up PokerStars Parent Amaya Gaming Considers Stocking Up
Philip Conneller July 9th, 2014
Following his company’s $4.9 billion takeover of PokerStars last month, Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov now finds himself at the helm of the world̵...
Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward
Sean Gibson July 3rd, 2014
The gaming industry has been looking with an interested eye to the American states that have legalized Internet gaming and poker to see how well received t...
Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August
Sean Gibson July 30th, 2014
Russia may have turned capitalist some 23 years ago, but gambling is still a newer entity to the formerly Communist country. But now that Putin has appoint...
PPA Calls for Horse Racing to Join California Online Poker Bid PPA Calls for Horse Racing to Join California Online Poker Bid
Sean Gibson July 28th, 2014
Many experts believe that California is a sure bet to become the next place in the United States to officially pass legislation that would allow real-money...
Charity Poker Suppliers Fall Foul of Michigan Gaming Law Charity Poker Suppliers Fall Foul of Michigan Gaming Law
Philip Conneller July 25th, 2014
The Michigan Gaming Control Board has been sniffing out fishy phenomena in the nefarious, twilight world of charity poker tournaments recently. For those o...
California Card Rooms Declare Online Poker Voice California Card Rooms Declare Online Poker Voice
Jennifer Newell July 22nd, 2014
Quite a few entities have been vocal in the fight to legalize online poker in California. Many of the larger tribes, especially, have had a hand in creatin...
Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza
Philip Conneller July 30th, 2014
Betfair will  maintain its online poker and casino operations in New Jersey, despite the imminent closure of the Trump Plaza, a media source said this wee...
Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama
Jennifer Newell July 29th, 2014
Fabian Ortiz is a poker player from Argentina, and he now holds a place in PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour history as the second player to ever win tw...
Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas
Philip Conneller July 28th, 2014
UPDATE: July 29, 2014: Media reports are now telling us that the Phuas have been released from federal custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Veg...
PPA Calls for Horse Racing to Join California Online Poker Bid PPA Calls for Horse Racing to Join California Online Poker Bid
Sean Gibson July 28th, 2014
Many experts believe that California is a sure bet to become the next place in the United States to officially pass legislation that would allow real-money...
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 ...
Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast” Winning Poker Network No Longer Charging Rake for “The Beast”
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
In today’s online poker climate, players are looking to get any edge possible. While a player might be break-even, that same player is actually ̶...
Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
At Full Tilt Poker, waiting has never been the hardest part for players who want to get into the action as soon as possible. The online poker room’s ...
Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money
Jennifer Newell February 1st, 2014
Full Tilt Poker has offered numerous promotions since the beginning of 2014. With the launch of Adrenaline Rush fast-fold poker and the introduction of dou...
Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza Betfair to Stay Put in New Jersey Despite Trump Plaza
Philip Conneller July 30th, 2014
Betfair will  maintain its online poker and casino operations in New Jersey, despite the imminent closure of the Trump Plaza, a media source said this wee...
PartyPoker Releases FastForward Special Edition App for iOS PartyPoker Releases FastForward Special Edition App for iOS
Sean Gibson July 28th, 2014
Ever since smartphones with touchscreen capabilities have been in the hands of poker players, they’ve wanted to see if it would be possible to play r...
Rational Group Finalizes Typhoon Donations for Philippines Rational Group Finalizes Typhoon Donations for Philippines
Jennifer Newell July 27th, 2014
The poker community is known for its generosity, and PokerStars has been one of the leaders in the industry when it comes to raising funds for various char...
Global Online Poker Market Plunges by 13 Percent Global Online Poker Market Plunges by 13 Percent
Philip Conneller July 26th, 2014
The global online poker market is down 13 percent from this time last year, according to the latest traffic report from industry observers PokerScout.com. ...
Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama Fabian Ortiz Makes History at LAPT Panama
Jennifer Newell July 29th, 2014
Fabian Ortiz is a poker player from Argentina, and he now holds a place in PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour history as the second player to ever win tw...
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 ...
Not at WSOP 2014: Viktor Blom Among Big Winners Not at WSOP 2014: Viktor Blom Among Big Winners
Jennifer Newell July 23rd, 2014
When the World Series of Poker is in Las Vegas, poker players from around the world travel to Nevada to participate. Without access to global online poker ...
WPT Alpha8 Prepares for First Season 2 Stops WPT Alpha8 Prepares for First Season 2 Stops
Jennifer Newell July 23rd, 2014
Just as the World Poker Tour wrapped its very successful inaugural WPT500 tournament at the Aria in Las Vegas, it put forth an announcement about its Alpha...
Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail Bond for ICEd Phuas
Philip Conneller July 28th, 2014
UPDATE: July 29, 2014: Media reports are now telling us that the Phuas have been released from federal custody at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Veg...
Charity Poker Suppliers Fall Foul of Michigan Gaming Law Charity Poker Suppliers Fall Foul of Michigan Gaming Law
Philip Conneller July 25th, 2014
The Michigan Gaming Control Board has been sniffing out fishy phenomena in the nefarious, twilight world of charity poker tournaments recently. For those o...
Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss
Philip Conneller July 24th, 2014
In the latest chapter in the courtroom drama that is Phil Ivey v Borgata, the Atlantic City casino has filed a countering brief to Ivey’s recent moti...
Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests Black Friday Bribery Alleged in Two Utah AG Arrests
Philip Conneller July 20th, 2014
Two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested by the FBI on 21 counts of corruption, some of which relate to the payment processing company at the h...