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Tag: Online Poker

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: MTT Wins and Neil Channing Gains a Sponsor

It's been a busy week of poker in the UK with the partypoker WPT UK festival, GUKPT Blackpool Main Event, several large online wins and Neil Channing becoming a brand ambassador for Sky Poker.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Rebounds with $387,000 Win and More

Phil “Polarizing” Ivey finished as last week’s biggest loser, but rebounded this week by winning $387,651 after playing 11,076 hands on Full Tilt Poker.

PokerStars Announces Global Launch of Sports Betting and Casino Games

PokerStars announces global launch of sports betting and casino games.

Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz Reflects on PokerStars' Upcoming Tournament One Billion

On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 13:00 ET, the world’s largest online poker site will hold "Tournament One Billion." We talked to Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz about it.

Chile's Nicolás Yunis Talks About the Competitive Nature of Poker and His Goals

The top player in Chile according to the Global Poker Index explains: "I enjoy poker because it is a mental, psychological, philosophical and sometimes physically challenge."

Celebrations Begin as Unibet Poker Approaches 100 Million Hands Dealt

Unibet Poker is celebrating its 100 millionth hand with cash prizes up to $1,000,000.

PokerStars Announces Casino Games and Sports Betting in Italy

PokerStars.it Country Manager Marco Trucco announces the imminent launch of casino games, slots, and a new sports-betting product.

New VAT Laws Could Cost Online Gaming Companies Tens of Millions

Online gaming operators will be subject to tens of millions of dollars per year in value-add tax (VAT) starting in 2015 as the European Union (EU) implements changes related to the tax on electronic services.

Will the TonyBet OFC World Championship Be the Biggest OFC Tournament in History?

Learn about the history of open-face Chinese poker and more about the first-ever TonyBet Poker-sponsored OFC World Championship in December.

Viktor Blom, Nicolas Levi, and Teddy Sheringham to Play in Unibet's Golden Cash Game

Blom's participation to the first-ever Golden Cash Game will mark the beginning of the 30th edition of the Unibet Open and - some say - also of a new sponsorship deal.

Online Gaming Revenues Increase by 19 Percent in Spain

Online gross gaming revenues increase to €62 million ($77.5 million) in the third quarter of 2014.

George “Jorj95” Lind Reflects on PokerStars' Upcoming Tournament One Billion

On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 13:00 ET, the world’s largest online poker site will hold "Tournament One Billion." We talked to George “Jorj95” Lind about it.

Is Online Poker Doomed in New Jersey?

Reported monthly regulated online poker revenues in New Jersey dipped below $2 million dollars in the month of October for the first time since its inception in November 2013.

Global Poker Conference to Lead to the American Poker Awards on Feb. 27

The first-ever American Poker Awards will develop around a busy schedule with lectures and panel discussion about the poker industry

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Follows Up Last Week's Big Win by Dropping $357K

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey followed up last week's big win by losing $357K and finishing as this week's biggest online loser. Those details and more here.

DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

A parliamentary motion asks the government to end the current gambling monopoly exactly while Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS attacks.

Unibet Reports a 17.6-Percent Growth in Revenues

Online gaming operator Unibet reported £2 million ($3.2 million) in third quarter 2014 revenue representing a 17.6 percent increase over the £1.7 million ($2.7 million) in revenue reported in the second quarter of 2014.

Amaya Gaming and Playtech Reportedly In Negotiations to Buy bwin.party

A new batch of billionaire deals may be about to start, as Amaya Gaming and Playtech are reportedly in negotiations to buy the gambling group bwin.party.

Will Poland Permit More Online Gaming Operators and Online Games?

Polish gaming regulators are considering passing amendments to allow foreign online gaming operators and online poker between players.

PokerStars Strengthens Online Poker Partnerships for Future California Market

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians joins Internet poker partnership alongside PokerStars and Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

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