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Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games
Ed Scimia - November 27th, 2014

Victoria Coren Mitchell has announced that she has ended her relationship with PokerStars, citing the announcement on Friday that the company would be including casino games alongside their poker offerings as the reasoning behind her decision. Coren had been a member of the PokerStars Team Pro roster since 2007, and was one of the major […]

John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event

John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event

Elbert Pruitt - November 27th, 2014

John Eames became the star of the show at the recent WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event in Las Vegas, taking home a gold and diamond ring for first place, and $289,706 in his first ever appearance on the WSOP Circuit. The veteran poker pro from England also won automatic entry into next year’s $10,000 […]

Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE

Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE

Philip Conneller - November 26th, 2014

David Rebuck, director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, has played down hopes of imminent player pool-sharing in New Jersey, although it is a goal for the state’s fledgling online poker industry in 2015, he says. In an interview with the Associated Press, Rebuck also said that PokerStars’ application is still being considered […]

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 Ongame Network to Swedish gaming solutions provider NYX Gaming Group this week. The buying price will be the equivalent of eight times Ongame’s 2015 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, minus […]

Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers

Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers

Philip Conneller - November 25th, 2014

Real Gaming is hoping to vacuum up recent Nevada departee Ultimate Poker’s customers with a bold promotional gambit. The online poker site, launched by the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, which only recently left soft-testing phase after eight months under the cosh from Nevada regulators, is offering to match the balances of Ultimate Poker’s […]

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Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers
Philip Conneller November 25th, 2014
Real Gaming is hoping to vacuum up recent Nevada departee Ultimate Poker’s customers with a bold promotional gambit. The online poker site, launched by t...
Poker Scandal Nuclear Commander Had DNA Link to Fake Chips Poker Scandal Nuclear Commander Had DNA Link to Fake Chips
Philip Conneller November 25th, 2014
Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina, who was fired from his position as number-two commander of US nuclear forces after he became embroiled in a poker cheating s...
Phil Ivey Nets Big Wins During Recent Online Sessions Phil Ivey Nets Big Wins During Recent Online Sessions
Sean Gibson November 23rd, 2014
Phil Ivey, who now plays under the screen name “Polarizing” has had a rough 2014 off the tables, but a hot streak at Full Tilt saw him win more...
Jose Canseco Gives Poker Tournament the Finger Jose Canseco Gives Poker Tournament the Finger
Philip Conneller November 17th, 2014
For Jose Canseco, it was probably as bad a hand as he’s ever had at a poker table this week, considering it cost him a finger. No, he didn’t re...
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...
UKGC to Enforce Player Protection Tiers for Member Sites UKGC to Enforce Player Protection Tiers for Member Sites
Elbert Pruitt November 20th, 2014
The UKGC (UK Gambling Commission) has created a three-tiered standard by which operators must inform consumers on the safety of their funds, if the gaming ...
Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill
Philip Conneller November 19th, 2014
Felix Stephensen, who took second in this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event earlier this month, may soon discover that his Viking herita...
Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE
Philip Conneller November 26th, 2014
David Rebuck, director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, has played down hopes of imminent player pool-sharing in New Jersey, although it i...
UKGC to Enforce Player Protection Tiers for Member Sites UKGC to Enforce Player Protection Tiers for Member Sites
Elbert Pruitt November 20th, 2014
The UKGC (UK Gambling Commission) has created a three-tiered standard by which operators must inform consumers on the safety of their funds, if the gaming ...
Ron Paul Blasts Restoration of America’s Wire Act as “Unconstitutional” Ron Paul Blasts Restoration of America’s Wire Act as “Unconstitutional”
Philip Conneller November 19th, 2014
Ron Paul has launched a stinging attack on Sheldon Adelson and his Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). Writing an op-ed for Eurasia Review, the for...
Molly Bloom Poker Book Adapted by Aaron Sorkin for Film Treatment Molly Bloom Poker Book Adapted by Aaron Sorkin for Film Treatment
Sean Gibson November 18th, 2014
Molly Bloom’s book about her glamorous underground Hollywood high-stakes poker games is being adapted for film by Oscar-winning script writer Aaron S...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games
Ed Scimia November 27th, 2014
Victoria Coren Mitchell has announced that she has ended her relationship with PokerStars, citing the announcement on Friday that the company would be incl...
John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event
Elbert Pruitt November 27th, 2014
John Eames became the star of the show at the recent WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event in Las Vegas, taking home a gold and diamond ring for first p...
Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE
Philip Conneller November 26th, 2014
David Rebuck, director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, has played down hopes of imminent player pool-sharing in New Jersey, although it i...
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...
Big One Year Promotions Offered at WSOP and Borgata Sites Big One Year Promotions Offered at WSOP and Borgata Sites
Sean Gibson November 24th, 2014
To celebrate their mutual one year anniversaries operating in the regulated state of New Jersey in the United States, both WSOP and Borgata’s Poker sites...
PokerStars Ups Rake, Adds Currency Exchange Fees, Drops Promo PokerStars Ups Rake, Adds Currency Exchange Fees, Drops Promo
Ed Scimia October 30th, 2014
PokerStars, once considered the most-beloved poker site in the world, isn’t doing much to make friends and influence people these days. A flurry of c...
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...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games Victoria Coren Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Over Casino Games
Ed Scimia November 27th, 2014
Victoria Coren Mitchell has announced that she has ended her relationship with PokerStars, citing the announcement on Friday that the company would be incl...
Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE Liquidity Sharing in New Jersey Will Have to Wait, Says DGE
Philip Conneller November 26th, 2014
David Rebuck, director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, has played down hopes of imminent player pool-sharing in New Jersey, although it i...
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...
Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers Real Gaming Makes Play for Ultimate Customers
Philip Conneller November 25th, 2014
Real Gaming is hoping to vacuum up recent Nevada departee Ultimate Poker’s customers with a bold promotional gambit. The online poker site, launched by t...
John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event John Eames Wins Big at WSOPC Planet Hollywood Main Event
Elbert Pruitt November 27th, 2014
John Eames became the star of the show at the recent WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event in Las Vegas, taking home a gold and diamond ring for first p...
WSOP Streaming Coverage Boosts Online Numbers WSOP Streaming Coverage Boosts Online Numbers
Elbert Pruitt November 22nd, 2014
The WSOP Main Event Final Table coverage last week appears to have triggered a healthy spike in online play at WSOP.com, as more players in both Nevada and...
Rafa Nadal Smacks Ronaldo in Charity Poker Match Rafa Nadal Smacks Ronaldo in Charity Poker Match
Ed Scimia November 21st, 2014
Rafa Nadal defeated Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo in a charity poker match organized by PokerStars, winning $50,000 for his charitable cause, the Rafa Nada...
Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill Felix Stephensen WSOP Runner-Up Faces Norway $2,594,547 Tax Bill
Philip Conneller November 19th, 2014
Felix Stephensen, who took second in this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event earlier this month, may soon discover that his Viking herita...
Poker Scandal Nuclear Commander Had DNA Link to Fake Chips Poker Scandal Nuclear Commander Had DNA Link to Fake Chips
Philip Conneller November 25th, 2014
Rear Admiral Timothy Giardina, who was fired from his position as number-two commander of US nuclear forces after he became embroiled in a poker cheating s...
Molly Bloom Poker Book Adapted by Aaron Sorkin for Film Treatment Molly Bloom Poker Book Adapted by Aaron Sorkin for Film Treatment
Sean Gibson November 18th, 2014
Molly Bloom’s book about her glamorous underground Hollywood high-stakes poker games is being adapted for film by Oscar-winning script writer Aaron S...
Jose Canseco Gives Poker Tournament the Finger Jose Canseco Gives Poker Tournament the Finger
Philip Conneller November 17th, 2014
For Jose Canseco, it was probably as bad a hand as he’s ever had at a poker table this week, considering it cost him a finger. No, he didn’t re...
Daniel Colman Retracts Phil Hellmuth Rant, Sort Of Daniel Colman Retracts Phil Hellmuth Rant, Sort Of
Philip Conneller November 17th, 2014
If only Daniel Colman’s social graces were as good as his poker skills. As it is, it seems Colman is pretty hot-headed, but apparently he’s had...
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