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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 […]

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 last week almost reaching the level of their seasonal January peak. But no one quite knows why the normally sleepy Canadian Poker Network, comprising just these two poker rooms, has suddenly […]

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 forecasts and put the release of several games on hold indefinitely. Zynga Poker is one of the most popular games from the company, along with others like Words with Friends. They […]

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, regulators have proven unwilling to work with those brands because of how long they stayed in the USA. Now, a change in ownership could be triggering the return of these […]

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 series in the history of the game, and players anticipate the plethora of events, big guarantees, and variety of games for months in advance. As the WCOOP Challenge just concluded […]

World Poker Tour Player of the Year Gets GPI Powered

World Poker Tour Player of the Year Gets GPI Powered

Sean Gibson - August 11th, 2014

The Global Poker Index, a ranking of live tournament poker pokers that is updated weekly, will be powering the World Poker Tour’s (WPT) Player of the Year award this season. GPI’s Fantasy Poker Manager tool will also be integrated into the WPT’s main website. In an announcement made jointly by the WPT and the Global […]

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Team Up

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Team Up

Sean Gibson - August 11th, 2014

PokerStars and the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship (SHRPOC), kicking off next week in Florida, have announced a relationship that will allow players to buy into events using their PokerStars funds. It was just a few weeks ago that the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida announced that they were moving their SHRPOC series […]

Disgruntled Everleaf Players Plan Protest in Malta

Disgruntled Everleaf Players Plan Protest in Malta

Philip Conneller - August 10th, 2014

Everleaf Poker Network still has some ‘splainin’ to do; now that it seems that the majority of players who fell foul of the Full Tilt Black Friday fiasco are finally getting their money back, spare a thought for the forgotten victims of the Everleaf scandal. While the Everleaf Poker Network operated on a much smaller […]

PokerStars Un-Brands from Montreal Festival

PokerStars Un-Brands from Montreal Festival

Sean Gibson - August 9th, 2014

PokerStars made a surprising move this week after the popular online poker room pulled support from the Montreal Festival. As is common with many live or online tournaments and events, a major sponsor is often attached to increase recognition and visibility to players. In the case of PokerStars, breaking away from the Montreal Festival so […]

Bulgaria Bolsters Blacklist with 10 More Domains

Bulgaria Bolsters Blacklist with 10 More Domains

Jennifer Newell - August 7th, 2014

The Bulgaria blacklist continues to grow with another 16 online gaming-related domains added in recent weeks. The Bulgarian State Commission on Gambling (SCG) continues to demonstrate that it will block domains and publicly blacklist them for disrespecting current laws. When the July 2012 online gambling laws went into effect, most companies refused to comply due […]

Former Full Tilt Poker Pros Will Get Paid

Former Full Tilt Poker Pros Will Get Paid

Philip Conneller - August 7th, 2014

The former “Red Pros” of the Full Tilt Poker old guard are finally out of the red. The Garden City Group (GCG), the claims administrator in charge of reimbursing Full Tilt victims, announced that it’s received approval to start administering the claims of the second tier of Full Tilt Pros: those players who were sponsored […]