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PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015 PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015
Sean Gibson - October 20th, 2014

The PokerStars SuperNova Elite VIP program will lose approximately $5,200 of its overall value next year. The details were given to players by the most popular poker site in the world via email recently, reducing what is easily the most lucrative VIP loyalty reward program in the business. While the amount is about 5 percent […]

EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court

EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court

Elbert Pruitt - October 19th, 2014

EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news was reported by ARJEL, the regulating authority for online gambling in France, on its website. EuroPoker recently attempted a migration from the Ongame France network to iPoker France, in […]

Poker Players Healthier Than Most Gamblers in Online Survey

Poker Players Healthier Than Most Gamblers in Online Survey

Ed Scimia - October 18th, 2014

Poker players fared better than most gamblers in an online health survey, which found that the overall health of the average online gambler was somewhat lacking. The study, which was conducted by Jackpot.co.uk, asked online gamblers to respond to a survey and received over 2,100 useable responses, from which a host of information on the […]

Phil Hellmuth Offered Role on ABC TV Show Wife Swap

Phil Hellmuth Offered Role on ABC TV Show Wife Swap

Sean Gibson - October 17th, 2014

Phil Hellmuth has rejected an offer to be on the ABC television show Wife Swap. In recent years, many pros have broken free from the virtual bonds of online poker and moved into the actual spotlight. Live tournaments set the stage for the exposure that only camera crews and roaring crowds provide and, as all […]

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

Ed Scimia - October 17th, 2014

George Danzer scooped the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year (POY) award, ending a dramatically close season that came right down to the final World Series tournament. But in the end, it was three-time bracelet winner George Danzer who walked away with the prestigious honor. Danzer survived a late charge by […]

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Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance
Philip Conneller October 7th, 2014
Betfair will be staying in New Jersey after all, thanks to a new deal with Caesars Entertainment. The UK-based betting exchange firm found itself in troubl...
PokerStars Spain Adds Casino Games for First Time PokerStars Spain Adds Casino Games for First Time
Ed Scimia October 4th, 2014
PokerStars Spain has added blackjack and roulette to the latest version of its Spanish client, officially becoming the first client under the PokerStars br...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court
Elbert Pruitt October 19th, 2014
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news...
Sweden Poker Tax Evaders Getting Online Scrutiny Sweden Poker Tax Evaders Getting Online Scrutiny
Sean Gibson October 10th, 2014
Sweden poker tax evaders are under the microscope, as the Scandinavian country is cracking down to enforce laws surrounding online gaming by punishing thos...
Delaware and Nevada Online Gaming: An Up and Down August Delaware and Nevada Online Gaming: An Up and Down August
Elbert Pruitt October 6th, 2014
Delaware and Nevada online gaming revenue for August had a seesaw-like quality, with the former going slightly up while the Silver State took a dip. Now th...
Belgium Poker Player Tax to Hit 75 Percent Belgium Poker Player Tax to Hit 75 Percent
Philip Conneller October 5th, 2014
Belgium poker players may want to console themselves with some of their fine chocolate when they hear this gut-kicking news, because Belgium wants to hit p...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court
Elbert Pruitt October 19th, 2014
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
PPA Views Cause Confusion over Federal Online Ban Policy PPA Views Cause Confusion over Federal Online Ban Policy
Philip Conneller October 13th, 2014
John Pappas, executive director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), has caused confusion by stating that his organization would oppose a federal bill that...
PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015 PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015
Sean Gibson October 20th, 2014
The PokerStars SuperNova Elite VIP program will lose approximately $5,200 of its overall value next year. The details were given to players by the most pop...
Poker Players Healthier Than Most Gamblers in Online Survey Poker Players Healthier Than Most Gamblers in Online Survey
Ed Scimia October 18th, 2014
Poker players fared better than most gamblers in an online health survey, which found that the overall health of the average online gambler was somewhat la...
Phil Hellmuth Offered Role on ABC TV Show Wife Swap Phil Hellmuth Offered Role on ABC TV Show Wife Swap
Sean Gibson October 17th, 2014
Phil Hellmuth has rejected an offer to be on the ABC television show Wife Swap. In recent years, many pros have broken free from the virtual bonds of onlin...
George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year
Ed Scimia October 17th, 2014
George Danzer scooped the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year (POY) award, ending a dramatically close season that came right down to the ...
PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015 PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015
Sean Gibson October 20th, 2014
The PokerStars SuperNova Elite VIP program will lose approximately $5,200 of its overall value next year. The details were given to players by the most pop...
PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls
Sean Gibson October 12th, 2014
PokerStars’ Japan Autumn Festival is a promotion, but also a bit of a toe in the water in the Japanese gambling market for the online poker site. Jap...
PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll
Sean Gibson October 11th, 2014
PokerStars has launched a new form of tournament poker game called the Spin & Go, and this week launched a new promotional week to celebrate. The new g...
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...
PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015 PokerStars to Cut SuperNova Elite Status Value in 2015
Sean Gibson October 20th, 2014
The PokerStars SuperNova Elite VIP program will lose approximately $5,200 of its overall value next year. The details were given to players by the most pop...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court
Elbert Pruitt October 19th, 2014
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news...
Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker
Philip Conneller October 16th, 2014
The American Gaming Association (AGA), the premier lobbying group for gambling in the US, is usually recognized as a powerful proponent of poker in general...
PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards
Sean Gibson October 16th, 2014
Malta will be the lovely locale for a PokerStars upcoming event. The company announced that the Portomaso Casino at the St. Julian resort in Malta will, fo...
George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year
Ed Scimia October 17th, 2014
George Danzer scooped the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year (POY) award, ending a dramatically close season that came right down to the ...
PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards
Sean Gibson October 16th, 2014
Malta will be the lovely locale for a PokerStars upcoming event. The company announced that the Portomaso Casino at the St. Julian resort in Malta will, fo...
PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls
Sean Gibson October 12th, 2014
PokerStars’ Japan Autumn Festival is a promotion, but also a bit of a toe in the water in the Japanese gambling market for the online poker site. Jap...
PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll
Sean Gibson October 11th, 2014
PokerStars has launched a new form of tournament poker game called the Spin & Go, and this week launched a new promotional week to celebrate. The new g...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
Phil Ivey Edged Out in Crockfords Lawsuit Phil Ivey Edged Out in Crockfords Lawsuit
Ed Scimia October 8th, 2014
Phil Ivey has lost his case against Crockfords Casino, as the High Court in London ruled that Ivey’s edge sorting techniques are cheating as defined ...
Phil Ivey Allows Interview as Crockfords Court Case Starts Phil Ivey Allows Interview as Crockfords Court Case Starts
Sean Gibson October 3rd, 2014
Phil Ivey will appear on 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime this week to show a side of him that the world and many poker fans have yet to see. On October 7, 60...
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