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Tag: Online Poker

Are Seating Scripts Killing Online Poker?

According to Microgaming's Alex Scott "most recreational players would be horrified to find out about them."

Full Tilt Poker Refunds: 2,200 Applications to Be Re-Submitted by Nov. 24

The Garden City Group emailed 2,200 Full Tilt Poker players to resubmit their petitions with correct banking information and/or Social Security Numbers.

PokerStars Announces Rake Increase on November 4

With a note sent to the public on Thursday, PokerStars announced some new strategic changes that include a rake increase for some of the room's games and the end of the Battle of the Planets promotion. The room's new rake structure will be...

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Massachusetts to Missouri

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Are New Currency Fees at PokerStars Part of Bigger Strategic Changes?

PokerStars recently announced new foreign exchange fees for financial transactions to and from its client.

2011 WSOP Bracelet Winner Darren Woods Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Collusion

Woods and his father Morteza Gharoon risk to be sentenced with prison time on Dec. 17.

Winamax Launches Anonymous Cash Games

With the new "Incognito" cash-game tables, Winamax hopes to retain more recreational players.

BlogNews Weekly: Johnny Lodden on Tournament Structures and a $100K Jackpot SNG Hits

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt, and partypoker.

The Sunday Briefing: Darren Elias Wins Another Major at PokerStars

Darren Elias won another online major at PokerStars on Sunday, while Simon Charette took down the Sunday Warm-Up. Full results in the Sunday Briefing.

Connection Issues Cost partypoker Players Two Pokerfest Events

Online grinders had a bitter surprise on Sunday, as connectivity problems forced partypoker to cancel some of the top events in its schedule, including two part of the ongoing Pokerfest series.

The 3 Factors That Should Determine Your Cash Game Buy-In

When buying into a cash game, should you buy in for a lot, a little, or somewhere in between? Here are three factors that should affect your choice.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Week's Biggest Winner Despite Losing Sponsorship

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom may have lost his Full Tilt Poker sponsorship, but he was still the sites biggest winner this week with $202,716 in profit.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Tournament Successes and Climbing the Rankings

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up takes a look at the most popular stories from the past seven days.

Full Tilt Unveils New "Cinematic" Ads Strategy

With two video clips named "The Bluff" and "The Call," Full Tilt completed the process started with the decision to not renew Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom's sponsorship contracts and embrace an all-new promotional strategy.

The PokerStars Micromillions Returns Nov. 6 With a $5 Million Prize Pool

Play for a share of at least $6 million in the PokerStars MicroMillions 9 from Nov. 6 to Nov. 16.

PokerStars Cancels French Poker Series Stop in Paris After Last Week's Police Operation

"We are sorry to cancel the FPS event in Paris," the series' President Cédric Billot said. Online and live qualifiers can now trade their tickets with entries to events in Deauville, Namur or Prague.

The End of "The Professionals": Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom No Longer Part of Full Tilt

We can confirm that Full Tilt’s sponsorship of Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen has expired," a spokesperson from Full Tilt told PokerNews. "We would like to wish Viktor and Gus all the best in their future endeavors."

Norway Legalizes Live Poker Tournaments, Opens to Home Games

Live poker events with no more than ten participants and a buy-in of NOK 1,000 ($153) or less will be permitted without the need of any specific authorization from the Lotteritilsynet or any other local institution.

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