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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 […]

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 players. Full Tilt announced that the players’ sponsorship deals have now expired and that the site wants to move in a different marketing direction. The decision follows a “yearlong review […]

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’s plans, social media campaign, and promises of innovation has generated a lot of attention. Breakout Gaming is spreading its influence into many markets with the Breakout Coin, specifically targeted at […]

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 charges of fraud. The charges relate to his online poker activity on multiple accounts between 2007 and 2012. His father, Morteza Gharoon, was also charged with participation on four counts […]

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 Season 11, and the EPT’s 100th champion, topping a hugely entertaining final table at the EPT London. Some 675 hopefuls packed the palatial Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden to […]

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 popular poker site in the world via email recently, reducing what is easily the most lucrative VIP loyalty reward program in the business. While the amount is about 5 percent […]

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 was reported by ARJEL, the regulating authority for online gambling in France, on its website. EuroPoker recently attempted a migration from the Ongame France network to iPoker France, in […]

Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker

Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker

Philip Conneller - October 16th, 2014

The American Gaming Association (AGA), the premier lobbying group for gambling in the US, is usually recognized as a powerful proponent of poker in general, but the director of one prominent online poker site thinks that reputation is unmerited when it comes to the online side of the industry. Jeffrey Haas, Group Director of Poker […]

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

Sean Gibson - October 16th, 2014

Malta will be the lovely locale for a PokerStars upcoming event. The company announced that the Portomaso Casino at the St. Julian resort in Malta will, for the first time ever, host a European Poker Tour (EPT) tour stop from March 18-28 next year. The date coincides with the 14th annual Global Poker Index (GPI) […]

PKR Poker Teases Version 3.0 Client Update

PKR Poker Teases Version 3.0 Client Update

Sean Gibson - October 14th, 2014

PKR Poker is set to bring some new changes to its popular poker client quite soon. To maintain a faithful and entertained fan base, PKR Poker, like any other website, has to offer up something exciting for its players. Online poker players often scour the Internet for the perfect site that recreates their ideal version […]

UK Gambling Act Challenge by GBGA Shot Down by Courts

UK Gambling Act Challenge by GBGA Shot Down by Courts

Sean Gibson - October 13th, 2014

The UK Gambling Act was set to go into effect on October 1 until a last-minute legal challenge from the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) brought proceedings to a screeching halt. After being set into motion late September, the Royal Courts of Justice in London decided to reject the challenge on Friday, October 10. […]