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PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy
Philip Conneller - September 1st, 2014

With the news that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) will feature two “Double Bubble” events, PokerStars’ Head of Poker Communications Lee Jones took to the PokerStars Blog late last week to defend the format. Double Bubble tournaments award prizes to half the field. So, while regular poker tournaments are traditionally very “top heavy,” paying all of […]

bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses

bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses

Sean Gibson - September 1st, 2014

bwin.party is looking to make some big moves after posting its newest, disappointing financial results. Like any other company, bwin is not immune to a market that has a tendency to constantly shift focus. For any online gaming operator, capturing the attention and continued business of players is crucial to success. One risky acquisition might […]

888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down

888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down

Sean Gibson - August 31st, 2014

888 announced that it will provide a shared poker network between the states of Nevada and Delaware, and that CEO Brian Mattingley will step down after three years on the job. Both bits of news broke as the company released their first-half fiscal year report, as 888 looks to spark what has ultimately amounted to […]

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 promotional events. Players are encouraged to check out all of the incredible exclusive activities that they can participate in, as the site will be holding many special events, including $10,000 […]

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 slogans “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” at the EPT Super High Roller Event in Barcelona last week. The T-shirts sparked an extensive debate regarding appropriate behavior at the poker table and […]

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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...
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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...
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...
bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses
Sean Gibson September 1st, 2014
bwin.party is looking to make some big moves after posting its newest, disappointing financial results. Like any other company, bwin is not immune to a mar...
Delaware Sees Summer Upswing for Online Poker Delaware Sees Summer Upswing for Online Poker
Jennifer Newell August 28th, 2014
Delaware online poker revenue has been on a massive decline since March of 2014, but found some reprieve in the July intake numbers. The Delaware Lottery r...
Newsweek Looks at Bitcoin Online Poker Newsweek Looks at Bitcoin Online Poker
Jennifer Newell August 27th, 2014
Newsweek has published an article on Bitcoin online poker and gambling less than one week after a scathing cover story about online gambling in general. Po...
PayPal in Talks with New Jersey Online Regulators PayPal in Talks with New Jersey Online Regulators
Sean Gibson August 26th, 2014
PayPal and New Jersey regulators are currently in talks to bring the popular payment processor to the Garden State. The news comes on the heels of a report...
PayPal in Talks with New Jersey Online Regulators PayPal in Talks with New Jersey Online Regulators
Sean Gibson August 26th, 2014
PayPal and New Jersey regulators are currently in talks to bring the popular payment processor to the Garden State. The news comes on the heels of a report...
PokerStars Reentry to New Jersey “An Insult,” Says Caputo PokerStars Reentry to New Jersey “An Insult,” Says Caputo
Philip Conneller August 26th, 2014
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo has slammed PokerStars in an article for NJ.com, arguing that the ease with which the company may be allowed to reen...
Gibraltar Group GBGA Challenges UK Gambling Laws in Court Gibraltar Group GBGA Challenges UK Gambling Laws in Court
Jennifer Newell August 22nd, 2014
The GBGA, as promised, filed a legal challenge with regard to the UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act of 2014. The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Ass...
California Real Money Online Poker To Launch This Month California Real Money Online Poker To Launch This Month
Jennifer Newell August 20th, 2014
PrivateTable will be launched for real-money online poker later this month, according to Chairman of the Santa Ysabel Gaming Commission Dave Vialpando. Aft...
PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy
Philip Conneller September 1st, 2014
With the news that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) will feature two “Double Bubble” events, PokerStars’ Head of Poker Communications Lee Jon...
888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down 888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down
Sean Gibson August 31st, 2014
888 announced that it will provide a shared poker network between the states of Nevada and Delaware, and that CEO Brian Mattingley will step down after thr...
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 Lets Player Points Go Towards Charity Donations PokerStars Lets Player Points Go Towards Charity Donations
Jennifer Newell August 29th, 2014
PokerStars makes charitable donations a priority in its business. Its Rational Group parent company has used its Helping Hands program to reach out to vari...
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 ...
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 ̶...
PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy
Philip Conneller September 1st, 2014
With the news that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) will feature two “Double Bubble” events, PokerStars’ Head of Poker Communications Lee Jon...
bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses bwin.party Restructuring to Offset Losses
Sean Gibson September 1st, 2014
bwin.party is looking to make some big moves after posting its newest, disappointing financial results. Like any other company, bwin is not immune to a mar...
888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down 888 to Launch Shared Networks; Mattingley Will Step Down
Sean Gibson August 31st, 2014
888 announced that it will provide a shared poker network between the states of Nevada and Delaware, and that CEO Brian Mattingley will step down after thr...
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...
PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy PCA Double Bubble Events Cause Controversy
Philip Conneller September 1st, 2014
With the news that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) will feature two “Double Bubble” events, PokerStars’ Head of Poker Communications Lee Jon...
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...
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...
November Niner Felix Stephensen Signed by Betsafe November Niner Felix Stephensen Signed by Betsafe
Sean Gibson August 25th, 2014
Felix Stephensen has signed an endorsement deal with Betsafe to be a sponsored poker pro. This might be the first of many opportunities for Stephensen, as ...
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...
PokerStars Takes Stand on Clothing for Televised Events PokerStars Takes Stand on Clothing for Televised Events
Jennifer Newell August 27th, 2014
PokerStars plans to refuse entry to poker players displaying political statements on their clothing in future live tournaments that are taped for televisio...
PayPal Eyeing US Online Gambling Market PayPal Eyeing US Online Gambling Market
Sean Gibson August 18th, 2014
PayPal might be coming back to the United States, if certain industry reports are to be believed. As most know, PayPal is a trusted brand across the world ...
Newsweek Attacks Online Poker, While Industry Cries Foul Newsweek Attacks Online Poker, While Industry Cries Foul
Philip Conneller August 17th, 2014
The poker industry was left reeling following the publication of a Newsweek article that attacks online gambling, and specifically online poker, in a manne...
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