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Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack
Ed Scimia - December 17th, 2014

Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has been forced to deny rumors he is having an affair with “poker hostess” Molly Bloom, whose book he is currently adapting for the big screen. The speculation has been the result of emails stolen from Sony Pictures by a group of hackers calling themselves The Guardians of Peace, who have […]

Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study

Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study

Philip Conneller - December 17th, 2014

A study by the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) challenges the theory that anonymous tables benefit the poker ecology. There’s a growing feeling in the poker industry that tables in which all players are completely incognito, and therefore impervious to tracking technology, could be a solution to the recent decline of online poker. The problem is […]

Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud

Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud

Sean Gibson - December 16th, 2014

The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s high-stakes online cash game players notified the country’s Economic Crime Department centered in Copenhagen of the suspected fraudulent activity. The group of players named a fellow high-stakes player they […]

Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015 

Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015 

Philip Conneller - December 16th, 2014

Senator Harry Reid of Nevada believes that Congress will renew efforts to prohibit online gaming and “get rid of the Wire Act” next year, while carving out an exception for online poker. The incumbent Senate Majority Leader, who is a former chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, has long supported the idea of legalizing online […]

Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money

Sean Gibson - December 15th, 2014

The Garden State Super Series 2 is coming back to New Jersey with a whopping $1 million prize pool. PartyPoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com released the official full schedule for the second run of the Garden State Super Series. The announcement comes a few weeks after the online partners gathered feedback from the poker community on […]

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Andorra Getting Close to Adding Online Poker Andorra Getting Close to Adding Online Poker
Elbert Pruitt December 14th, 2014
The Principality of Andorra, a small country in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains between France in Spain, is closer to offering regulated online poker thanks...
Congress Leaves Online Gaming Ban Out of Spending Bill Congress Leaves Online Gaming Ban Out of Spending Bill
Elbert Pruitt December 13th, 2014
Congress has made the decision to not include a ban on legalized online gambling in its spending bill. The online gambling ban news is likely to come as qu...
Beijing Millions Could Signify New Chinese Gambling Attitudes Beijing Millions Could Signify New Chinese Gambling Attitudes
Elbert Pruitt December 7th, 2014
The first ever Beijing Millions poker series, held at the Beijing Star Poker Club back in July, could lead to an increasingly positive outlook on poker am...
888 Poker Recovers From Connectivity Issues 888 Poker Recovers From Connectivity Issues
Elbert Pruitt December 4th, 2014
888 Poker appears to have recovered from a six week stretch of intermittent connectivity problems that kept their technical team working “around the ...
Cyber Attack Hits Sweden, Sending Poker Offline Cyber Attack Hits Sweden, Sending Poker Offline
Philip Conneller December 12th, 2014
A cyber Internet attack that sent online poker, and everything else, offline this week affected all of Sweden, from whence comes this year’s World Se...
Trump Entertainment Resorts to Settle with Betfair and Ultimate Poker Trump Entertainment Resorts to Settle with Betfair and Ultimate Poker
Sean Gibson December 9th, 2014
Trump Entertainment Resorts (TER) will settle with former New Jersey business partners Betfair and Ultimate Gaming. The now bankrupt casino operator had a ...
Amaya Completes Sale of Ongame Network to NYX Gaming Amaya Completes Sale of Ongame Network to NYX Gaming
Philip Conneller November 26th, 2014
Amaya Gaming’s $4.9 billion takeover of PokerStars rendered its existing poker network somewhat superfluous, and thus it duly completed the sale of the O...
Neteller to Return to New Jersey to Solve Payment Woes Neteller to Return to New Jersey to Solve Payment Woes
Sean Gibson November 24th, 2014
Neteller, who was once synonymous with online poker in the United States, is set to return to New Jersey thanks to a new partnership deal. Pala Interactive...
Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud
Sean Gibson December 16th, 2014
The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s h...
Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015  Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015 
Philip Conneller December 16th, 2014
Senator Harry Reid of Nevada believes that Congress will renew efforts to prohibit online gaming and “get rid of the Wire Act” next year, while carving...
Andorra Getting Close to Adding Online Poker Andorra Getting Close to Adding Online Poker
Elbert Pruitt December 14th, 2014
The Principality of Andorra, a small country in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains between France in Spain, is closer to offering regulated online poker thanks...
Congress Leaves Online Gaming Ban Out of Spending Bill Congress Leaves Online Gaming Ban Out of Spending Bill
Elbert Pruitt December 13th, 2014
Congress has made the decision to not include a ban on legalized online gambling in its spending bill. The online gambling ban news is likely to come as qu...
Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack
Ed Scimia December 17th, 2014
Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has been forced to deny rumors he is having an affair with “poker hostess” Molly Bloom, whose book he is currently ...
Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study
Philip Conneller December 17th, 2014
A study by the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) challenges the theory that anonymous tables benefit the poker ecology. There’s a growing feeling in the po...
Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud
Sean Gibson December 16th, 2014
The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s h...
Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015  Harry Reid Wants Poker Carve Out, But Online Gambling Ban in 2015 
Philip Conneller December 16th, 2014
Senator Harry Reid of Nevada believes that Congress will renew efforts to prohibit online gaming and “get rid of the Wire Act” next year, while carving...
PokerStars Milestone Hands Boost Cash Game Traffic PokerStars Milestone Hands Boost Cash Game Traffic
Elbert Pruitt December 11th, 2014
The PokerStars Milestone Hands promotion is driving global cash game traffic to seasonal heights, with a $1,000,000 giveaway during its December Festival. ...
PokerStars Leaderboards Changing in 2015 PokerStars Leaderboards Changing in 2015
Devin O'Connor December 6th, 2014
PokerStars leaderboards are the latest component of the world’s largest card room to undergo changes since being bought out in June by Amaya Gaming G...
PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions
Sean Gibson December 5th, 2014
Already underway, the PokerStars December Festival will dish out a minimum of $15 million to players during its month-long celebration. During the festive ...
Global Poker Index Signs Deal with Swiss Watchmaker Roger Dubuis Global Poker Index Signs Deal with Swiss Watchmaker Roger Dubuis
Sean Gibson November 28th, 2014
The Global Poker Index (GPI) announced in a press release a partnership with Roger Dubuis, a leader in the Swiss “Fine Watchmaking” industry th...
Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study Bad Players Lose More at Anonymous Tables, Says MPN Study
Philip Conneller December 17th, 2014
A study by the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) challenges the theory that anonymous tables benefit the poker ecology. There’s a growing feeling in the po...
Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud
Sean Gibson December 16th, 2014
The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s h...
Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money
Sean Gibson December 15th, 2014
The Garden State Super Series 2 is coming back to New Jersey with a whopping $1 million prize pool. PartyPoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com released the officia...
Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack
Ed Scimia December 15th, 2014
The Winning Poker Network (WPN) was forced to cancel its $1 million guaranteed prize pool tournament on Sunday, after an apparent distributed denial-of-ser...
Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money Garden State Super Series II Promises $1M in Prize Money
Sean Gibson December 15th, 2014
The Garden State Super Series 2 is coming back to New Jersey with a whopping $1 million prize pool. PartyPoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com released the officia...
Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack
Ed Scimia December 15th, 2014
The Winning Poker Network (WPN) was forced to cancel its $1 million guaranteed prize pool tournament on Sunday, after an apparent distributed denial-of-ser...
PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions PokerStars December Festival Sees Six Major Promotions
Sean Gibson December 5th, 2014
Already underway, the PokerStars December Festival will dish out a minimum of $15 million to players during its month-long celebration. During the festive ...
FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt FTOPS XXVII Kicks off at Full Tilt
Sean Gibson November 30th, 2014
One of the most popular online poker tournament series comes back in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) starting November 30, and runnin...
Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack Aaron Sorkin Denies Affair With Molly Bloom following Sony Hack
Ed Scimia December 17th, 2014
Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has been forced to deny rumors he is having an affair with “poker hostess” Molly Bloom, whose book he is currently ...
Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud Danish Online Poker Market Hit by Accusations of Fraud
Sean Gibson December 16th, 2014
The Danish online poker market is suffering a serious blow after a poker player in Denmark was accused of committing online fraud. A group of Denmark’s h...
Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack Winning Poker Network $1M Guaranteed Tournament Cancelled After Apparent DDoS Attack
Ed Scimia December 15th, 2014
The Winning Poker Network (WPN) was forced to cancel its $1 million guaranteed prize pool tournament on Sunday, after an apparent distributed denial-of-ser...
Cyber Attack Hits Sweden, Sending Poker Offline Cyber Attack Hits Sweden, Sending Poker Offline
Philip Conneller December 12th, 2014
A cyber Internet attack that sent online poker, and everything else, offline this week affected all of Sweden, from whence comes this year’s World Se...
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