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Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open
Philip Conneller - April 23rd, 2014

With all the excitement of the EPT San Remo, where Victoria Coren Mitchell made history by becoming the tour’s first-ever two-time winner, we almost forgot about our traditional poker preoccupation over the Easter Weekend, The Irish Open. Shame on us! The Irish Open is the oldest, most venerable – and probably the most fun – […]

Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May

Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May

Jennifer Newell - April 23rd, 2014

Former Full Tilt Poker players from the United States have waited several years to see their funds that were lost after Black Friday. When the truth came to light about the company, its misappropriation of funds and untruths – and the inability to play any players – many assumed they would never see their Full […]

Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March

Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March

Sean Gibson - April 22nd, 2014

Delaware entered into the regulated online poker market amid big fanfare, despite the relatively small population site the state encompasses. But to start out 2014, Delaware saw two straight declining months in online poker revenue. According to industry sources, there’s some potential light at the end of the tunnel for the 45th most populous state in […]

Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo

Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo

Jennifer Newell - April 22nd, 2014

Victoria Coren Mitchell is no stranger to making history and standing out from the crowd. She won the EPT London Main Event in 2006, becoming the first woman to win an EPT Main Event. In the ten years of the European Poker Tour, not one player has been able to win two Main Event tournaments […]

Eric Afriat Wins WPT SHRPO Florida Main Event

Eric Afriat Wins WPT SHRPO Florida Main Event

Sean Gibson - April 21st, 2014

What could be better than besting the largest World Poker Tour (WPT) tournament field in history? Winning the largest tournament in WPT history and taking home a little more than a million dollars to show for it, that’s what. Eric Afriat accomplished just that last week at the World Poker Tour’s Seminole Hard Rock Poker […]

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Online Poker Plateaus in New Jersey as Casino Gaming Grows Online Poker Plateaus in New Jersey as Casino Gaming Grows
Philip Conneller April 19th, 2014
The latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement was released this week, revealing that online poker revenues have remained relatively ...
Japanese Mobile Gaming Popularity On the Rise Japanese Mobile Gaming Popularity On the Rise
Jennifer Newell April 8th, 2014
Japan has experienced the same rise in online gamers as other countries in Asia and Europe in the past decade. The most recent research from the mobile gam...
Massachusetts Pushes for Online Gaming Bill Massachusetts Pushes for Online Gaming Bill
Sean Gibson March 17th, 2014
Many states have been bandied about as being the potential fourth location in the United States to legalize and regulate online gaming. One of those is Mas...
Gambler Sues Downtown Grand for $500K Gambling Loss Gambler Sues Downtown Grand for $500K Gambling Loss
Jennifer Newell March 13th, 2014
Mark Johnston lives in Los Angeles and traveled to Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend. The 52-year-old former car dealership owner drank and gambled at the n...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March
Sean Gibson April 22nd, 2014
Delaware entered into the regulated online poker market amid big fanfare, despite the relatively small population site the state encompasses. But to start ...
FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources FinCEN May Force Casinos to Reveal High Roller Bankroll Sources
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
There’s a certain privilege that comes with being a high roller. You’re stuffed to the gills with enough cash that putting large chunks of it o...
Morgan Stanley Lowers Estimate for US Online Gambling Market Morgan Stanley Lowers Estimate for US Online Gambling Market
Sean Gibson April 2nd, 2014
Though only currently implemented in three states, the online gambling market was thought to be the next big cash cow for the US. As profitable as overseas...
Optimal Payments Partners with Borgata and PartyPoker Optimal Payments Partners with Borgata and PartyPoker
Sean Gibson April 1st, 2014
Getting regulated online gaming off the ground has not been an easy task in the United States. Even after all the legal and political hurdles were jumped, ...
Borgata Fake Chip Scandal Resolved, But is it Really Fair? Borgata Fake Chip Scandal Resolved, But is it Really Fair?
Philip Conneller April 18th, 2014
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) certainly had its work cut out trying to find a solution to the Borgata chip counterfeiting scandal. Ho...
California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition California Rep Mary Bono Courted Adelson Before Joining Opposition
Jennifer Newell April 16th, 2014
At the beginning of 2014, the newly formed Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection went public as a lobbying organization established to fight Las Veg...
NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute NCLGS and NACS Join the Wire Act Reinterpretation Dispute
Sean Gibson April 16th, 2014
One has to wonder if the Department of Justice (DoJ) knew there would be so much backlash when they decided to reinterpret the 1961 Wire Act in 2011. Fifty...
Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
It can be hard to recover from a scandal: guilty or not, the accused will always have part of their reputation associated with whatever deed they were temp...
Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open
Philip Conneller April 23rd, 2014
With all the excitement of the EPT San Remo, where Victoria Coren Mitchell made history by becoming the tour’s first-ever two-time winner, we almost ...
Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May
Jennifer Newell April 23rd, 2014
Former Full Tilt Poker players from the United States have waited several years to see their funds that were lost after Black Friday. When the truth came t...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March
Sean Gibson April 22nd, 2014
Delaware entered into the regulated online poker market amid big fanfare, despite the relatively small population site the state encompasses. But to start ...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo
Jennifer Newell April 22nd, 2014
Victoria Coren Mitchell is no stranger to making history and standing out from the crowd. She won the EPT London Main Event in 2006, becoming the first wom...
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...
Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables Play for a Share of $60,000 at Full Tilt’s New Adrenaline Rush Tables
Sean Gibson January 24th, 2014
Full Tilt Poker’s Rush format was designed for players who wanted to game fast. Rush Poker brought high-speed stakes to those who wanted to quick challen...
Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May
Jennifer Newell April 23rd, 2014
Former Full Tilt Poker players from the United States have waited several years to see their funds that were lost after Black Friday. When the truth came t...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March Delaware Online Poker Revenues Increase in March
Sean Gibson April 22nd, 2014
Delaware entered into the regulated online poker market amid big fanfare, despite the relatively small population site the state encompasses. But to start ...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo
Jennifer Newell April 22nd, 2014
Victoria Coren Mitchell is no stranger to making history and standing out from the crowd. She won the EPT London Main Event in 2006, becoming the first wom...
PokerStars Releases Schedule for $40,000,000 SCOOP 2014 PokerStars Releases Schedule for $40,000,000 SCOOP 2014
Philip Conneller April 21st, 2014
With apologies to American poker players, who can’t join in the fun, PokerStars has released the full schedule for the 2014 Spring Championship of On...
Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open Sole Survivor Patrick Clarke Wins the Irish Open
Philip Conneller April 23rd, 2014
With all the excitement of the EPT San Remo, where Victoria Coren Mitchell made history by becoming the tour’s first-ever two-time winner, we almost ...
Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo Victoria Coren Mitchell Makes EPT History at Sanremo
Jennifer Newell April 22nd, 2014
Victoria Coren Mitchell is no stranger to making history and standing out from the crowd. She won the EPT London Main Event in 2006, becoming the first wom...
Eric Afriat Wins WPT SHRPO Florida Main Event Eric Afriat Wins WPT SHRPO Florida Main Event
Sean Gibson April 21st, 2014
What could be better than besting the largest World Poker Tour (WPT) tournament field in history? Winning the largest tournament in WPT history and taking ...
PokerStars Releases Schedule for $40,000,000 SCOOP 2014 PokerStars Releases Schedule for $40,000,000 SCOOP 2014
Philip Conneller April 21st, 2014
With apologies to American poker players, who can’t join in the fun, PokerStars has released the full schedule for the 2014 Spring Championship of On...
Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May Full Tilt Payments to Continue in May
Jennifer Newell April 23rd, 2014
Former Full Tilt Poker players from the United States have waited several years to see their funds that were lost after Black Friday. When the truth came t...
Borgata Fake Chip Scandal Resolved, But is it Really Fair? Borgata Fake Chip Scandal Resolved, But is it Really Fair?
Philip Conneller April 18th, 2014
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) certainly had its work cut out trying to find a solution to the Borgata chip counterfeiting scandal. Ho...
PokerStars Proactive with Heartbleed Bug PokerStars Proactive with Heartbleed Bug
Jennifer Newell April 17th, 2014
The talk of the Internet has been centered around the Heartbleed bug lately, which is widely regarded as the biggest Internet security issue in history. An...
Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata Phil Ivey Embroiled in Second Alleged Cheating Case, Now with Borgata
Sean Gibson April 14th, 2014
It can be hard to recover from a scandal: guilty or not, the accused will always have part of their reputation associated with whatever deed they were temp...