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Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network
Sean Gibson - August 20th, 2014

The Equity Poker Network’s small family of poker rooms is now a bit smaller as Gear Poker room has parted ways with the network. Large rooms often attract players based on branding and recognition alone. Gear Poker, like others, is just one name housed under a larger network of sites. Though Equity Poker Network’s scale […]

Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series

Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series

Jennifer Newell - August 19th, 2014

The most recent Macau Poker Cup series was another successful one, held again at the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room. Records were set, champions were crowned, and millions of Hong Kong dollars were distributed to the best of the players. Zhenru Xie Wins Red Dragon Main Event The main attraction of the Macau Poker Cup […]

Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral

Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral

Philip Conneller - August 19th, 2014

Footage of Daniel Colman’s victory in the One Drop, which aired on ESPN on August 31, has become an overnight social media sensation, mainly because no one can quite figure out why anyone could look quite so po-faced at the very moment they win $15.3 million. Colman sailed to victory in the second richest poker […]

Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker

Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker

Sean Gibson - August 18th, 2014

Ladbrokes showed a major decline in revenue from their digital poker business, according to the company’s half-year financial report, as compared to the previous year. While the UK bookmaker has seen profits increase, fueled by the action brought by the World Cup, the online casino, poker, and bingo properties are all showing double-digit declines according […]

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 as one of the largest Internet payment processors. Those who spend their time making purchases on the net, transferring money, or just managing their funds, understand that […]

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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...
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...
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...
Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network
Sean Gibson August 20th, 2014
The Equity Poker Network’s small family of poker rooms is now a bit smaller as Gear Poker room has parted ways with the network. Large rooms often at...
Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker
Sean Gibson August 18th, 2014
Ladbrokes showed a major decline in revenue from their digital poker business, according to the company’s half-year financial report, as compared to ...
Mystery of Amaya Canadian Poker Network 43 Percent Upsurge Mystery of Amaya Canadian Poker Network 43 Percent Upsurge
Philip Conneller August 15th, 2014
Amaya Gaming’s two Canadian-facing poker rooms, PlayNow and Espace Des Jeux, saw their traffic rocket by 43 percent in recent months, at one point la...
Zynga Financial Troubles Delay New Games Release Zynga Financial Troubles Delay New Games Release
Jennifer Newell August 14th, 2014
Financial figures from Zynga revealed weak results for the second quarter of 2014. The final numbers prompted the social gaming company to cut full-year fo...
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 ...
PokerStars and Full Tilt Could Return to New Jersey in October PokerStars and Full Tilt Could Return to New Jersey in October
Sean Gibson August 13th, 2014
PokerStars and Full Tilt were once the two biggest names in American online poker. That all changed after Black Friday, of course, and since then, regulato...
Phil Ivey Accomplice Sues Foxwoods for Over $3 Million Phil Ivey Accomplice Sues Foxwoods for Over $3 Million
Philip Conneller August 13th, 2014
Phil Ivey’s edge-sorting accomplice Cheng Yin Sun is one of three gamblers now suing Foxwoods Casino Resort for over $3 million in withheld winnings....
California Online Poker Bills Won’t See Daylight in 2014 California Online Poker Bills Won’t See Daylight in 2014
Sean Gibson August 8th, 2014
It looks like it’s a no-go for California online poker in 2014. Mind you, online poker for California was always a long shot this year. In an electio...
Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series
Jennifer Newell August 19th, 2014
The most recent Macau Poker Cup series was another successful one, held again at the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room. Records were set, champions were cro...
Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral
Philip Conneller August 19th, 2014
Footage of Daniel Colman’s victory in the One Drop, which aired on ESPN on August 31, has become an overnight social media sensation, mainly because ...
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...
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 ̶...
Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments Full Tilt Poker Launches Fast-Paced Flipout Tournaments
Sean Gibson March 22nd, 2014
At Full Tilt Poker, waiting has never been the hardest part for players who want to get into the action as soon as possible. The online poker room’s ...
Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money Full Tilt Wants Players in the Money
Jennifer Newell February 1st, 2014
Full Tilt Poker has offered numerous promotions since the beginning of 2014. With the launch of Adrenaline Rush fast-fold poker and the introduction of dou...
Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network
Sean Gibson August 20th, 2014
The Equity Poker Network’s small family of poker rooms is now a bit smaller as Gear Poker room has parted ways with the network. Large rooms often at...
Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker Revenues Dip More Than 50% for Ladbrokes Poker
Sean Gibson August 18th, 2014
Ladbrokes showed a major decline in revenue from their digital poker business, according to the company’s half-year financial report, as compared to ...
Mystery of Amaya Canadian Poker Network 43 Percent Upsurge Mystery of Amaya Canadian Poker Network 43 Percent Upsurge
Philip Conneller August 15th, 2014
Amaya Gaming’s two Canadian-facing poker rooms, PlayNow and Espace Des Jeux, saw their traffic rocket by 43 percent in recent months, at one point la...
Zynga Financial Troubles Delay New Games Release Zynga Financial Troubles Delay New Games Release
Jennifer Newell August 14th, 2014
Financial figures from Zynga revealed weak results for the second quarter of 2014. The final numbers prompted the social gaming company to cut full-year fo...
Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series Macau Poker Cup Sets Records in Successful Series
Jennifer Newell August 19th, 2014
The most recent Macau Poker Cup series was another successful one, held again at the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room. Records were set, champions were cro...
Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral Colman’s Stony-faced One Drop Reaction Goes Viral
Philip Conneller August 19th, 2014
Footage of Daniel Colman’s victory in the One Drop, which aired on ESPN on August 31, has become an overnight social media sensation, mainly because ...
PokerStars Announces 2014 WCOOP Schedule PokerStars Announces 2014 WCOOP Schedule
Jennifer Newell August 12th, 2014
PokerStars is ready to host its 2014 World Championship of Online Poker in September. The WCOOP has long been the most popular online poker tournament seri...
WSOP Donates Over $5 Million to ONE DROP Charity WSOP Donates Over $5 Million to ONE DROP Charity
Jennifer Newell August 12th, 2014
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and its players donated more than $5 million to charity during this summer’s tournament series. WSOP worked with ONE...
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...
“Gutshot Straight” Features Steven Seagal in New Poker Film “Gutshot Straight” Features Steven Seagal in New Poker Film
Sean Gibson August 16th, 2014
“Gutshot Straight” is Hollywood’s next bold attempt at making a movie focused on the game of poker, this time with Steven Seagal as a hea...
Phil Ivey Accomplice Sues Foxwoods for Over $3 Million Phil Ivey Accomplice Sues Foxwoods for Over $3 Million
Philip Conneller August 13th, 2014
Phil Ivey’s edge-sorting accomplice Cheng Yin Sun is one of three gamblers now suing Foxwoods Casino Resort for over $3 million in withheld winnings....