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Tag: Online Poker

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Drives Action While Kostritsyn Wins On PokerStars

It was a fairly slow week on the virtual felt, but Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Alexander “joiso” Kostritsyn gave us enough to keep things interesting.

European Poker Tour and UKIPT Combine Forces in London

The United Kingdom and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) and the European Poker Tour (EPT) have combined forces in London, UK.

French Regulator Proposes Meeting With Poker Players to Discuss Industry's Future

French regulator ARJEL proposes a meeting with poker players to discuss the future of online poker in France.

PKR Poker Announces PKR 3.0: "The Beginning of an Exciting New Chapter"

PKR Poker will be releasing a new version of its award-winning 3D software by the end of the month.

Singapore Parliament Votes to Prohibit Online Gambling

Singapore's Parliament passed the Remote Gambling Bill on its second reading, potentially resulting in a complete prohibition of real-money online poker.

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

Jason Somerville Discusses Departure from Ultimate Poker & Future of Run It UP!

Jason Somerville and Ultimate Poker recently parted ways. We caught up with him to talk about that and the future of his popular poker web series Run It UP.

PKR Exits Italian Poker Market

No more award-winning 3D poker software for Italian poker players, as PKR announced it is pulling out of the market.

BlogNews Weekly: Practice for Live Tournaments While Playing Online

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

Sweden's Tax Board Goes After Millions in Unpaid Taxes on Poker Winnings

Sweden's Tax Agency discovered nearly 50 players who are now accused of hiding online poker winnings of millions of Euros.

PokerStars' Market Share Climbs in Italy's Declining Poker Industry

PokerStars has increased its market share in Italy to 70 percent after producing revenues of €34.7 million in August.

Ongame Network Follows PokerStars and Leaves International 'Grey Markets'

Skins of the Amaya Gaming-owned Ongame Poker Network stopped offering real money poker games in nearly 30 countries with grey markets.

The Online Railbird Report: Heinecker Returns with a $275,000 Win

Niklas Heinecker returns to the virtual felt and walks away as the week's biggest winner with $275,554 in profit. Meanwhile, Patrik Antonius lost $494K.

UK PokerNews Round-Up: Huge WCOOP Scores, Delayed Gambling Bill and Poker Investments

Each week we take a look at the biggest and most popular stories from our UK & Ireland PokerNews site.

Voting is Now Open for the 2014 British Poker Awards

The voting is now open for the 2014 British Poker Awards. Cast your vote before it's too late!

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker Withdraw From 30 Countries

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are no longer available to players who reside in countries with "gray markets."

PokerStars Launches Online Casino Games in Spain

PokerStars has officially added casino games to its platform to "provide a safe, trusted and convenient way for them to be entertained."

BlogNews Weekly: Learn from the Pros and Vote for the Final MTOPS Event

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

EGC Rules in Favor of Differentiating Tax Rates in Denmark

The EGC delivered a landmark judgment ruling Denmark could continue to enforce differential tax regimes for online and land-based gaming operators.

The Sunday Briefing: Paul "paulgees81" Volpe Wins WCOOP HORSE Title; Main Event Underway

Day 1 of the WCOOP Main Event ended directly on the money bubble with 271 players remaining. Which big names are still in contention for the $1.8 million top prize?

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