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Tag: Betfair Poker

Europe in Pills: Russia Bans Bitcoins, Czech Republic to Tax Illegal Operators

While Russia decided to 'attack' bitcoin and Czech Republic discussed the possibility to tax illegal operators, 888poker launched a new promo that hints at an application to join Portugal’s legalized online poker market.

Betfair Poker Ends Operations in New Jersey

Betfair officially closed its New Jersey poker room on Dec. 1 after failing to penetrate the market. What does this mean for NJ online poker?

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Patrick Leonard is the World Number One

The UK & Ireland PokerNews round-up features Patrick Leonard's climb to the top of the worldwide online rankings, and much more!

Poker770 Migrates to the NetBet Poker Platform

NetBet recently finished migrating Poker770 players to its gaming platform, creating a community of over 2 million players.

Bulgaria's Gaming Revenues Show Good Approach To Online Poker Regulation

The Bulgarian State Gambling Commission (SGC) announced about $20 million in first half year of revenues with only about $500 thousand in expenses.

UK PokerNews Round-Up: Vas Nunes Wins, Betfair Slip Up and More

Want to know what has been going on in the UK poker world over the past week? If so, the UK PokerNews Round-Up is exactly what you need. Becomes the First Legal Poker Site in Bulgaria

PokerStars launched the first licensed online poker site in Bulgaria's new regulated market.

Report: Crown Resorts Seeks 100% Stake in Betfair's Australian Operations

Crown Resorts Ltd. is reportedly interested in increasing its ownership of Betfair's Australian operations from 50% to 100%.

Online Gaming Revenue in New Jersey Increases in February; Poker Decreases

Online gaming revenue increased in New Jersey in February, but no thanks to online poker.

Bulgaria Approves eCOGRA as iGaming Testing Agency; PokerStars Looks to Enter Market

Independent online gambling testing and monitoring company eCOGRA was approved as a testing agency in Bulgaria. PokerStars and Betfair look to enter the market.

Online Gaming and a Casino’s Demise: A (Premature) Obituary of Atlantic City

Attorney Mac VerStandig offers his opinion on the state of Atlantic City and his recent iGaming experience while staying at the Borgata for a month.

Betfair Estimates New Jersey Launch Cost £5-£10 Million

Online gaming giant Betfair estimates is cost the company between £5-£10 million to set up iGaming operations in New Jersey.

Five Thoughts: Let's partypoker Like It's 2006

Five Thoughts examines partypoker's return to the U.S. market, recent tournament winners, and DraftKings satellites to WPT events.

888, Bwin.Party Receive Web Gaming Approval in New Jersey; PokerStars Waits

Caesars Interactive Entertainment,, 888, Ultimate Poker and Betfair have been approved to offer online gaming in New Jersey. PokerStars left off transactional waiver list.

WSOP Bracelet Winner Chad Holloway to Play Learn.PokerNews Event at CPT St. Maarten

Senior Editor Chad Holloway will play the Learn.PokerNews Challenge at the Caribbean Poker Tour St. Maarteen from Nov. 20-21.

Help Yourself to a Free $20 Thanks to PokerNews and Skrill

PokerNews customers can enjoy a free $20 when they make a deposit to an online poker site using Skrill for the first time.

Some Great Betfair Poker Promotions to Get Your Teeth Into

PokerNews highlights some of the value-packed promotions currently available to Betfair Poker customers.

Caribbean Poker Tour to Launch this November; High Roller Hosted by Tobias Reinkemeier

The Caribbean Poker Tour begins in November in both Punta Cana and St. Maarten, and it's highlighted by a High Roller hosted by Tobias Reinkemeier.

One Year Later: Gaëlle Baumann and Elisabeth Hille Reflect on WSOP Main Event Runs

One year later, Gaëlle Baumann and Elisabeth Hille look back at their deep runs in the 2012 Main Event.

Inside Gaming: Zygna Replaces Pincus as CEO, Betfair Partners With Trump in New Jersey

Zynga replaced CEO MArk Pincus, and Betfair partnered with an Atlantic City casino to offer online gambling in New Jersey.