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PokerStars Reveals Site Migration Plans for UK Players

PokerStars Reveals Site Migration Plans for UK Players

Sean Gibson - September 23rd, 2014

PokerStars has revealed its migrations plans for UK players. The largest poker site in the world provided details about what players based in the UK can expect when new regulations come into effect. As with any country, laws and regulations evolve over time. The UK isn’t immune from change that could benefit or strengthen its […]

French PokerStars and Winamax Exit UK Online Market

French PokerStars and Winamax Exit UK Online Market

Sean Gibson - September 23rd, 2014

French poker sites Winamax and PokerStars.fr are pulling out of the United Kingdom. While each has a separate, but highly related reason, the changes could be seen as soon as October 1 for players. Winamax did not file an application for a license under the UK’s new laws, while the French-facing PokerStars site simply does […]

Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Funds

Everleaf Director Charged with Misappropriating Funds

Sean Gibson - September 22nd, 2014

Everleaf Gaming Director Michael Zwi Oros has been arrested and charged with misappropriating player funds in a Maltese court. The Everleaf Network, although no longer in operation, was based out of Malta, and was plagued with issues surrounding player funds, as many poker players claimed to have waited up to six months for funds, if they […]

Ultimate Gaming Quits New Jersey Online Poker Abruptly

Ultimate Gaming Quits New Jersey Online Poker Abruptly

Philip Conneller - September 22nd, 2014

Ultimate Gaming dramatically left the New Jersey online gambling market over the weekend, while accusing its land-based partner, the Trump Taj Mahal, of “multiple contract breaches.” The company ceased operations at 11:59 EDT on Sunday night, just two days after it announced its intention to quit the state. A statement on the Ultimate Poker website […]

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 […]