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Tag: Online Poker

The Hendon Mob Gets Ready to Sue Poland’s Finance Ministry

Alex Dreyfus, who acquired the website in July 2013 in a $3 million operation, believes that Poland's Finance Ministry has been systematically acting in violation of the site's Terms and Conditions, as it has scraped the site to steal the data...

Spin & Go: Two More PokerStars Players Win $1 Million

The poker world welcomed two new millionaires over the weekend thanks to PokerStars' popular Spin & Gos.

GPI Discusses Potential Nominees for the American Poker Awards

Who will win hardware in the first annual American Poker Awards?

Market Update: Online Poker Plunges While Online Casino Surges in Italy

PokerStars continues to dominate Italy's online poker market, while Paf buys Winga to enter the country's regulated casino industry.

What Are the Pros and Cons of Subscription-Based Online Poker?

Subscription-based online poker sites, like, aren't for everyone. We explore the pros and cons of playing on such a site.

The Online Railbird Report: Kostritsyn and Sahamies Finish as Week's Biggest Winners

Alexander "joiso" Kostritsyn (+$447,463) and Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies (+$328,418) won big at the high-stakes online cash tables this week.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Kamel Continues To Climb

Check out this week's UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-up for news on the continued rise of Tamer Kamel, a Chris Moorman prediction and more.

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting by April 2015

PokerStars will launch sports betting "ahead of schedule" with a brand new mobile platform.

Gus Hansen Invests Millions in Bridge, Phil Gordon Tries to Replace Email Communication

Gus Hansen invests in a machine that promises to 'take luck out of bridge,' while Phil Gordon launches a new chat service that plans to kill emails.

California Assemblyman Amends Online Poker Bill, Removes In-Person Registration Requirement

After speaking with poker players and industry professionals, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto amended his online poker legislation to remove the in-person registration requirement.

Find Your Place in Poker History at the PokerNews Cup in February

The PokerNews Cup is celebrating its eighth birthday at the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic from February 4 to February 9, 2015. Learn about the history of the Cup and how you can find your way this year into the record books.

New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Rebound in December

New Jersey regulated online poker revenues have reversed a trend of three consecutive declining months with $2.06 million in December 2014 revenues reported by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.

PokerStars Digs Into Big Data And Tests 'Surprise Bonuses' in France

With the use of big data, PokerStars may soon roll out personalized promotions that may help to increase the room's player base and the retention of players.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "connisaurusrex" and "jingboslice" Win Big

It was a big week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.

Ronaldo on Poker in Brazil: "It Can Become Like Football"

"I love this game and I will continue to play poker," Ronaldo told PokerNews. "I would love to play at the World Series of Poker."

BlogNews Weekly: PCA Riches, Poker Goals, Short Stack Stategy

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

Curtis Woodard Discusses New Bill Which Looks to Bring Online Poker to Washington State

Washington Rep. Sherry Appleton prefiled HB 1114, an online poker bill authored by Curtis Woodard of the Washington Internet Poker Initiative.

'Dot-Poker' Top Level Domains to Launch on Feb. 5

Dot-poker domains will become available in the coming months, and all the major companies in the industry are expected to secure their own address.

2015 PokerNews Cup Official Schedule Released

The eighth edition of PokerNews' own live poker series offers everything a recreational poker could ask for to join a professional live poker event at an affordable buy-in.

The Sunday Briefing: Carter Swidler Makes Supersonic Final Table While Playing PCA Main Event

While he was playing in the PCA Main Event, Carter Swidler fired up the Sunday SuperSonic on his phone and scooped a $22,000 score.