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Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout
Sean Gibson - October 25th, 2014

An unaudited analysis of Amaya’s financials demonstrates a strong cash and overall fiscal position. Back in 2012, it was noted by many industry sources that when Amaya purchased Ongame (from bwin.party), that the financial outlook of Ongame’s cash position was only 31 percent of player deposit liabilities. Now, with Amaya having successfully acquired Rational Group […]

Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision

Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision

Ed Scimia - October 24th, 2014

Two Italian poker pros will have a less taxing year ahead, following a key EU ruling in their favor. The European Union Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled against the Italian government in a case that concerned whether the nation could seek to collect income tax on winnings from poker tournaments in other EU countries. The […]

Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games

Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games

Elbert Pruitt - October 24th, 2014

Winamax dominating PokerStars France is the headline from this week’s new online data report. It was only three short months ago that PokerStars France was challenging Winamax for the title of leading cash games provider. However, according to PokerScout, Winamax has opened up a 35 percent margin over its rival, its largest lead since the […]

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

Ed Scimia - October 23rd, 2014

Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2014 winners. The two inductees will officially be inducted on Sunday, November 9 at Binion’s Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, the original home of the World Series of Poker in downtown Sin City, as part of the celebrations surrounding […]

Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC

Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC

Elbert Pruitt - October 23rd, 2014

The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) tournament series in Melbourne, Australia saw North American players Scott Davies and Mike Leah capture their first gold WSOP bracelets at Crown Melbourne Casino last weekend, along with enviable cash prizes to boost their bankrolls. While this year’s ten-event APAC series was largely dominated by Aussie poker […]

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Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City’s First Legal Poker Room Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City’s First Legal Poker Room
Sean Gibson October 22nd, 2014
The Philadelphia SugarHouse Casino is about to become the premium destination for poker players in the City of Brotherly Love. While many states in the US ...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance
Philip Conneller October 7th, 2014
Betfair will be staying in New Jersey after all, thanks to a new deal with Caesars Entertainment. The UK-based betting exchange firm found itself in troubl...
Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout
Sean Gibson October 25th, 2014
An unaudited analysis of Amaya’s financials demonstrates a strong cash and overall fiscal position. Back in 2012, it was noted by many industry sourc...
Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision
Ed Scimia October 24th, 2014
Two Italian poker pros will have a less taxing year ahead, following a key EU ruling in their favor. The European Union Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled again...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court
Elbert Pruitt October 19th, 2014
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news...
Sweden Poker Tax Evaders Getting Online Scrutiny Sweden Poker Tax Evaders Getting Online Scrutiny
Sean Gibson October 10th, 2014
Sweden poker tax evaders are under the microscope, as the Scandinavian country is cracking down to enforce laws surrounding online gaming by punishing thos...
Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision Italian Poker Pros Not Taxed in EU Justice Court Decision
Ed Scimia October 24th, 2014
Two Italian poker pros will have a less taxing year ahead, following a key EU ruling in their favor. The European Union Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled again...
EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court EuroPoker Files for Bankruptcy in French Court
Elbert Pruitt October 19th, 2014
EuroPoker parent company EPMEDIA has filed for bankruptcy, and was scheduled to meet in the Bobigny court to discuss the matter earlier this week. The news...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout
Sean Gibson October 25th, 2014
An unaudited analysis of Amaya’s financials demonstrates a strong cash and overall fiscal position. Back in 2012, it was noted by many industry sourc...
Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games
Elbert Pruitt October 24th, 2014
Winamax dominating PokerStars France is the headline from this week’s new online data report. It was only three short months ago that PokerStars Fran...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame
Ed Scimia October 23rd, 2014
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2014 winners. The two inductees will officially be inducted on S...
Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC
Elbert Pruitt October 23rd, 2014
The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) tournament series in Melbourne, Australia saw North American players Scott Davies and Mike Leah capture ...
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...
PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll
Sean Gibson October 11th, 2014
PokerStars has launched a new form of tournament poker game called the Spin & Go, and this week launched a new promotional week to celebrate. The new g...
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...
Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout Amaya Financials Show Strong Cash Position Since PokerStars Buyout
Sean Gibson October 25th, 2014
An unaudited analysis of Amaya’s financials demonstrates a strong cash and overall fiscal position. Back in 2012, it was noted by many industry sourc...
Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games
Elbert Pruitt October 24th, 2014
Winamax dominating PokerStars France is the headline from this week’s new online data report. It was only three short months ago that PokerStars Fran...
Full Tilt Drops Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom Full Tilt Drops Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom
Philip Conneller October 22nd, 2014
Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom have been dropped by Full Tilt, as the online poker room completes the dismantling of “The Professionals” team of sponsored ...
Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent Breakout Gaming Cryptocurrency Site Draws Top Poker Talent
Sean Gibson October 21st, 2014
Breakout Gaming is gearing up for the launch of its cryptocurrency and online gaming platforms in a big way. The initial announcement of the company’...
Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games Winamax Dominating PokerStars France in Cash Games
Elbert Pruitt October 24th, 2014
Winamax dominating PokerStars France is the headline from this week’s new online data report. It was only three short months ago that PokerStars Fran...
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame
Ed Scimia October 23rd, 2014
Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland have been announced as the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2014 winners. The two inductees will officially be inducted on S...
Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC Scott Davies and Mike Leah Win Big at WSOP APAC
Elbert Pruitt October 23rd, 2014
The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific (WSOP APAC) tournament series in Melbourne, Australia saw North American players Scott Davies and Mike Leah capture ...
Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London
Philip Conneller October 20th, 2014
PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Seas...
Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat Darren Woods on Trial in UK as Alleged Online Poker Cheat
Philip Conneller October 21st, 2014
UK poker player Darren Woods, the former 888.com sponsored pro and 2011 WSOP bracelet winner, is currently on trial in Sheffield Crown Court, facing 12 cha...
Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month
Philip Conneller October 15th, 2014
The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken i...
Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown
Philip Conneller October 14th, 2014
An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t...
Phil Ivey Edged Out in Crockfords Lawsuit Phil Ivey Edged Out in Crockfords Lawsuit
Ed Scimia October 8th, 2014
Phil Ivey has lost his case against Crockfords Casino, as the High Court in London ruled that Ivey’s edge sorting techniques are cheating as defined ...
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