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Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent
Sean Gibson - October 21st, 2014

Breakout Gaming is gearing up for the launch of its cryptocurrency and online gaming platforms in a big way. The initial announcement of the company’s plans, social media campaign, and promises of innovation has generated a lot of attention. Breakout Gaming is spreading its influence into many markets with the Breakout Coin, specifically targeted at […]

Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat

Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat

Philip Conneller - October 21st, 2014

UK poker player Darren Woods, the former 888.com sponsored pro and 2011 WSOP bracelet winner, is currently on trial in Sheffield Crown Court, facing 12 charges of fraud. The charges relate to his online poker activity on multiple accounts between 2007 and 2012. His father, Morteza Gharoon, was also charged with participation on four counts […]

Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Philip Conneller - October 20th, 2014

PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Season 11, and the EPT’s 100th champion, topping a hugely entertaining final table at the EPT London. Some 675 hopefuls packed the palatial Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden to […]

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 […]

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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...
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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...
Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent
Sean Gibson October 21st, 2014
Breakout Gaming is gearing up for the launch of its cryptocurrency and online gaming platforms in a big way. The initial announcement of the company’...
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...
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...
Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent
Sean Gibson October 21st, 2014
Breakout Gaming is gearing up for the launch of its cryptocurrency and online gaming platforms in a big way. The initial announcement of the company’...
Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat
Philip Conneller October 21st, 2014
UK poker player Darren Woods, the former 888.com sponsored pro and 2011 WSOP bracelet winner, is currently on trial in Sheffield Crown Court, facing 12 cha...
Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London
Philip Conneller October 20th, 2014
PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Seas...
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...
Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London
Philip Conneller October 20th, 2014
PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Seas...
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...
Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat
Philip Conneller October 21st, 2014
UK poker player Darren Woods, the former 888.com sponsored pro and 2011 WSOP bracelet winner, is currently on trial in Sheffield Crown Court, facing 12 cha...
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 ...
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