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Online poker around the globe, not to mention state-by-state legalization in the US, continues to be a hotbed topic. Keep up on what’s happening everywhere with our in-depth news.

Poker Twitter in a Frenzy Over PokerStars Multi-Table Limit Change

Poker Twitter in a Frenzy Over PokerStars Multi-Table Limit Change

Jon Sofen - August 21st, 2019
Poker Twitter came down hard on PokerStars for implementing a new change that puts a four-table limit on ring games. The online poker site recently announced the switch to the […]
PokerStars Institutes Four-Table Cap for Cash Game Players to Clamp Down on Multi-Tabling

PokerStars Institutes Four-Table Cap for Cash Game Players to Clamp Down on Multi-Tabling

CardsChat News - August 20th, 2019
PokerStars announced a major change to its online poker ecosystem on Monday, as the global online poker giant put a four-table cap on cash games for players on its sites. […]
PokerStars Setting New Standards with $75 Million WCOOP

PokerStars Setting New Standards with $75 Million WCOOP

Daniel Smyth - August 20th, 2019
The 2019 edition of PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) will have its biggest ever guarantee with at least $75 million up for grabs this September. The online poker […]
New Jersey Online Poker Enjoys Much-Needed Growth in July

New Jersey Online Poker Enjoys Much-Needed Growth in July

CardsChat News - August 19th, 2019
New Jersey online poker sites brought in $1.89 million in July, marking both a monthly and annual increase for the sector. That was part of another record month for New […]
Sword of Damocles Hangs Over US Gaming as DOJ Files Wire Act Appeal

Sword of Damocles Hangs Over US Gaming as DOJ Files Wire Act Appeal

Daniel Smyth - August 19th, 2019
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has officially filed its objection to the latest wrinkle in the Wire Act saga. Filed on August 16, the notice of appeal will formally challenge […]
PokerStars Rolls Out Controversial ‘All-In Cash Out’ Function

PokerStars Rolls Out Controversial ‘All-In Cash Out’ Function

Jon Sofen - August 16th, 2019
PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site, introduced a new “All-In Cash Out” feature which allows players to take a guaranteed win during an all-in bet instead of risking losing […]
Partypoker Bans 121 More Accounts in Continuing Effort to Eliminate Bots from Site

Partypoker Bans 121 More Accounts in Continuing Effort to Eliminate Bots from Site

CardsChat News - August 14th, 2019
Partypoker has made its now monthly update about its anti-bot efforts, announcing on Wednesday that it closed another 121 bot accounts during the month of July. That’s the biggest haul […]
Online Poker Demoted Again as Sports Betting Dominates Stars Group Revenue

Online Poker Demoted Again as Sports Betting Dominates Stars Group Revenue

Daniel Smyth - August 13th, 2019
Online poker is becoming an ever-decreasing asset for The Stars Group, according to the company’s Q2 financial report. The latest figures provide a stark contrast to 2018. Although online casino […]
High Stakes Online Poker Legend Richard “Nutsinho” Lyndaker Dies from Overdose at 33

High Stakes Online Poker Legend Richard “Nutsinho” Lyndaker Dies from Overdose at 33

CardsChat News - August 5th, 2019
Richard Lyndaker, the legendary high stakes poker pro who went by the screenname “nutsinho,” recently died due to an accidental overdose of prescribed medication, according to a report posted on […]
PokerStars Protecting Casuals with All-In Cash Out Innovation

PokerStars Protecting Casuals with All-In Cash Out Innovation

Daniel Smyth - July 30th, 2019
Hot on the heels of its 6+ Hold’em update, PokerStars is testing the merits of an innovative insurance feature that could help risk-averse cash game players. Dubbed All-In Cash Out […]
PokerStars Launches Short Deck 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go Lottery Tournaments

PokerStars Launches Short Deck 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go Lottery Tournaments

CardsChat News - July 29th, 2019
PokerStars has become the first online poker room to offer short deck lottery tournaments, launching 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go events on Thursday. The new tournaments are available on both […]