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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. […]

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. Japanese players are being treated to a number of promotions throughout the month of October, and with deals exclusive to players in Japan, PokerStars is hoping to catch […]

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 game is a hyper-turbo three-handed Sit & Go, available in a variety of buy-ins where the prize pool is determined by a new jackpot system and ranges anywhere […]

PokerStars Auto Rebuys OK with New UK Client

PokerStars Auto Rebuys OK with New UK Client

Sean Gibson - October 10th, 2014

PokerStars auto-rebuys will be available in the company’s new UK-only software client, after regulators clarified a stance regarding the popular feature. For players who don’t understand the ins and outs of how gaming regulations and laws change, it’s important for sites and operators to provide an easy means to answer any questions that may be […]

Ongame Network Follows Amaya Out of Online Gray Markets

Ongame Network Follows Amaya Out of Online Gray Markets

Philip Conneller - October 9th, 2014

The Ongame Network appears to have exited the same gray markets as PokerStars did last week. Both operations, which are owned by Amaya Gaming through acquisitions, have pulled out of around 30 international markets, mainly composed of countries in Africa and the Middle East. Players based in various countries around the world began reporting on […]