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PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement
Sean Gibson - October 1st, 2014

PokerStars has cut a select amount of affiliates by its own admission, based on the fact that these affiliates were not performing up to satisfaction. It was widely reported on various affiliate-themed forums that PokerStars was terminating affiliate agreements, raising concerns that the most popular poker site was going to cut ties with many, if […]

Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update

Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update

Sean Gibson - September 30th, 2014

Partypoker updated its software to stop table hogging at its poker tables and made a number of improvements to the lobby to improve the overall player experience. The popular poker site, which has seen its concurrency dip in recent months, took steps to address one of the biggest criticisms of its lobby, particularly the cluttered […]

Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG

Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG

Philip Conneller - September 30th, 2014

Will Preet Bharara join the race for US Attorney General following Eric Holder’s recently announced resignation? Bharara, the current US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was the infamous mastermind behind poker’s Black Friday and the decision to aggressively prosecute the online poker industry in America in 2011. It was Bharara who said […]

European Union Rules in Favor of  Online Gambling Tax Breaks

European Union Rules in Favor of Online Gambling Tax Breaks

Philip Conneller - September 29th, 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of differentiated tax rates for online gambling. While this news may not sound earth-shattering, its far-reaching implications for the online gambling industry are actually quite substantial. The CJEU was asked to examine a challenge by various land-based licensees who were unsatisfied with […]

Ultimate Gaming CMO Todd Kobrin Out with Shake Up

Ultimate Gaming CMO Todd Kobrin Out with Shake Up

Sean Gibson - September 29th, 2014

Ultimate Gaming Chief Marketing Officer Todd Kobrin has left the company after just four months on the job. Kobrin’s exit comes after a management shuffle following the decision to completely withdraw from the New Jersey regulated market. Kobrin had been recruited away from 888 where he had spent the last nine years. Now, Ultimate Gaming […]

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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...
European Union Rules in Favor of  Online Gambling Tax Breaks European Union Rules in Favor of Online Gambling Tax Breaks
Philip Conneller September 29th, 2014
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of differentiated tax rates for online gambling. While this news may not sound earth-s...
Real Gaming Adds 7-Eleven, Family Dollar Deposit Options Real Gaming Adds 7-Eleven, Family Dollar Deposit Options
Sean Gibson September 28th, 2014
Real Gaming, the South Point Casino-run Nevada online poker site, is set to expand its services by providing new deposit options in the Silver State. For a...
PokerStars Reveals Site Migration Plans for UK Players PokerStars Reveals Site Migration Plans for UK Players
Sean Gibson September 23rd, 2014
PokerStars has revealed its migrations plans for UK players. The largest poker site in the world provided details about what players based in the UK can ex...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Up 5 Percent in August New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Up 5 Percent in August
Elbert Pruitt September 21st, 2014
New Jersey online poker revenue rose by almost 5 percent in August over the same period in July, according to numbers released by the NJ Division of Gaming...
Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG
Philip Conneller September 30th, 2014
Will Preet Bharara join the race for US Attorney General following Eric Holder’s recently announced resignation? Bharara, the current US Attorney for...
European Union Rules in Favor of  Online Gambling Tax Breaks European Union Rules in Favor of Online Gambling Tax Breaks
Philip Conneller September 29th, 2014
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of differentiated tax rates for online gambling. While this news may not sound earth-s...
California Racetracks Call for Stake in Online Poker Market California Racetracks Call for Stake in Online Poker Market
Philip Conneller September 26th, 2014
The California racetrack industry wants to be included in the Golden State’s future online poker market and is prepared to go to court to see that be...
UK Auto Top-Up Ban Fought by Online Poker Players UK Auto Top-Up Ban Fought by Online Poker Players
Philip Conneller September 26th, 2014
A recently instituted UK auto top-up ban has native players up in arms and now preparing to petition the UK Gambling Commission about the new rule.  The s...
PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement
Sean Gibson October 1st, 2014
PokerStars has cut a select amount of affiliates by its own admission, based on the fact that these affiliates were not performing up to satisfaction. It w...
Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update
Sean Gibson September 30th, 2014
Partypoker updated its software to stop table hogging at its poker tables and made a number of improvements to the lobby to improve the overall player expe...
Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG
Philip Conneller September 30th, 2014
Will Preet Bharara join the race for US Attorney General following Eric Holder’s recently announced resignation? Bharara, the current US Attorney for...
European Union Rules in Favor of  Online Gambling Tax Breaks European Union Rules in Favor of Online Gambling Tax Breaks
Philip Conneller September 29th, 2014
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of differentiated tax rates for online gambling. While this news may not sound earth-s...
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 ...
PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement PokerStars Cuts Affiliates, Issues Statement
Sean Gibson October 1st, 2014
PokerStars has cut a select amount of affiliates by its own admission, based on the fact that these affiliates were not performing up to satisfaction. It w...
Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update Partypoker Curbs Table Hogging Issues Via Software Update
Sean Gibson September 30th, 2014
Partypoker updated its software to stop table hogging at its poker tables and made a number of improvements to the lobby to improve the overall player expe...
Ultimate Gaming CMO Todd Kobrin Out with Shake Up Ultimate Gaming CMO Todd Kobrin Out with Shake Up
Sean Gibson September 29th, 2014
Ultimate Gaming Chief Marketing Officer Todd Kobrin has left the company after just four months on the job. Kobrin’s exit comes after a management sh...
Real Gaming Adds 7-Eleven, Family Dollar Deposit Options Real Gaming Adds 7-Eleven, Family Dollar Deposit Options
Sean Gibson September 28th, 2014
Real Gaming, the South Point Casino-run Nevada online poker site, is set to expand its services by providing new deposit options in the Silver State. For a...
Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador
Sean Gibson September 27th, 2014
Chris Moneymaker is the new Tour Ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open. The former World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, who is often credited for b...
Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal to PokerStars Duel It Out Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal to PokerStars Duel It Out
Elbert Pruitt September 25th, 2014
Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal are no strangers to challenges in their respective sports, but a recently issued challenge by Ronaldo to Rafa involved a new...
Garden State Super Series in New Jersey Ends with a Bang Garden State Super Series in New Jersey Ends with a Bang
Philip Conneller September 24th, 2014
Partypoker.com’s Garden State Super Series (GSSS), New Jersey’s most ambitious ever online poker series, overcame a technical disaster to end triumphan...
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...
Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG Black Friday Architect Preet Bharara Possible New US AG
Philip Conneller September 30th, 2014
Will Preet Bharara join the race for US Attorney General following Eric Holder’s recently announced resignation? Bharara, the current US Attorney for...
Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Funds Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Funds
Sean Gibson September 22nd, 2014
Everleaf Gaming Director Michael Zwi Oros has been arrested and charged with misappropriating player funds in a Maltese court. The Everleaf Network, altho...
Ultimate Gaming Quits New Jersey Online Poker Abruptly Ultimate Gaming Quits New Jersey Online Poker Abruptly
Philip Conneller September 22nd, 2014
Ultimate Gaming dramatically left the New Jersey online gambling market over the weekend, while accusing its land-based partner, the Trump Taj Mahal, of ...
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...
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