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New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Up 5 Percent in August

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Up 5 Percent in August

Elbert Pruitt - September 21st, 2014

New Jersey online poker revenue rose by almost 5 percent in August over the same period in July, according to numbers released by the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). Garden State poker players generated $2.25 million for the cash-strapped state during summer’s dog days, and the amount brought total online poker revenue to $21 […]

WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos

WSOP Nevada Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Promos

Sean Gibson - September 20th, 2014

WSOP Nevada has come a long way since its launch last year in Nevada. The same thing can be said about the online gaming market in the US. In the wake of 2011′s Black Friday, the idea of US players getting another shot at playing poker online seemed like a pipe dream. A lot can […]

partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low

partypoker Hits New Two-Year Traffic Low

Sean Gibson - September 18th, 2014

partypoker has hit a new two-year low for cash-game traffic, according to multiple industry sources. The site, owned by bwin.party and traded on the London Exchange, has not recovered its traffic now that the summer is over, despite many competitors already showing a recovery. The downturn continues amidst senior-level turmoil and changes in software that […]

PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule

PokerStars Teases New Jersey Tournament Schedule

Ed Scimia - September 17th, 2014

PokerStars’ return to New Jersey may not be official yet, but with everyone from industry insiders to local politicians saying it will come soon, it certainly feels like a done deal. They’ve even held meetings with former PokerStars players in the state in an attempt to get a feel for what poker players want, presumably […]

partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues

partypoker GSSS Tournament Series Crashes with Tech Issues

Philip Conneller - September 17th, 2014

The partypoker GSSS Main Event, part of the online operator’s extensive Garden State Super Series, had to be abandoned on Sunday due to serious technical difficulties. It had been billed as the most ambitious online poker tournament New Jersey had ever staged, with 20 events and 60 individual tournaments held over two weeks and $1 million […]

iPhone6 the Prize for William Hill Poker Tournament Series

iPhone6 the Prize for William Hill Poker Tournament Series

Sean Gibson - September 16th, 2014

iPhone6 is the most buzzed-about mobile device to hit the market in a while and now HighStakesDatabase is teaming up with William Hill Poker for a chance to win one. Both companies are not missing out on the opportunity to involve poker with the massive buzz behind Apple’s newest product announcement. The ease and interactivity […]

Lock Poker Traffic Up, Even After Warnings of Insolvency

Lock Poker Traffic Up, Even After Warnings of Insolvency

Philip Conneller - September 13th, 2014

Lock Poker’s cash game traffic rose 14 percent over the past month, according to industry observer PokerScout.com, despite warnings that the increasingly mistrusted site should be avoided. While the regulated American markets seem to be slowly recovering from a summer slump, the offshore market appears to be enjoying a mini-resurgence too, which could be concerning […]

PokerStars Files Trademarks to Ready for US Return

PokerStars Files Trademarks to Ready for US Return

Sean Gibson - September 12th, 2014

PokerStars has filed trademarks, presumably in anticipation for a return to the United States. The company has become a name synonymous within the world of online poker and their US return is hotly anticipated. But for American players, the popular online poker room has somewhat of a murky past. Most gamblers likely remember “Black Friday” […]

Trump Taj Mahal Closure Could Impact NJ Online Poker

Trump Taj Mahal Closure Could Impact NJ Online Poker

Sean Gibson - September 11th, 2014

With the Trump Taj Mahal facing a possible mid-November closing, yet another Atlantic City casino joins the ranks of so many that have been closing left and right this year. With four already shut down or scheduled to close by the end of September, it’s been a bleak year by anyone’s standards. But if you […]

Gus Hansen is Loss Leader on Full Tilt at Minus $20M

Gus Hansen is Loss Leader on Full Tilt at Minus $20M

Philip Conneller - September 10th, 2014

Gus Hansen’s losses on Full Tilt surpassed $20 million this week, a career high and a massive career low all rolled into one. The indefatigable cash game high roller dropped $635,549 during this week alone to take his lifetime Full Tilt deficit to $20,109,870. His current tally stands at -$18,908,870, according to the Highstakesdb.com, so thankfully […]

South Korea Blocks New Zynga Poker App & Facebook Games

South Korea Blocks New Zynga Poker App & Facebook Games

Sean Gibson - September 10th, 2014

South Korea is making things quite difficult for its Facebook games aficionados, especially those who want to experience Zynga’s new poker app. Each country usually has its own individual way of controlling how gambling is handled within its borders. The same also applies to video games or anything else that can be rated. If there’s […]