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Tag: Online Poker

PokerCent's License Suspended by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission

Online poker room PokerCent had its operating license suspended by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.

Online Gaming Bill Expected to be Introduced in the Bahamas

A bill to regulate online gambling in the Bahamas could be introduced to the country's House of Assembly this week.

Latvia's Gambling Regulator Accuses Lobbies to Have Slowed Down The Gambling Reform

Latvia's online gaming regulator speaks about the Internet blacklist and unveils plans for a possible reform in October.

Greek Gaming Monopoly OPAP Records Growth Despite Retroactive €21.6m Tax Bill

Greek gaming monopoly, OPAP, beats analyst's forecasts despite being levied a €21.6 million retroactive tax bill.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: A Big Win for Ireland's Marc Macdonnell

Be sure to check out the latest edition of the UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up to get a glimpse of what has been happening over in the UK and Ireland this week.

Angel Guillen Discusses Poker in Mexico as Gambling Reform Details Emerge

While Mexico plans to raise the minimum age to enter casinos to 21 years old, Mexican poker pro Angel Guillen shows optimism and explains why Mexico could be the new Brazil.

Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen to Battle in "Heads Up Showdown" at Full Tilt Poker

On Sept. 14, Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen will engage in a best-of-three heads-up battle at Full Tilt Poker for $50,000.

BlogNews Weekly: Gus Hansen Wins Again; Battling Addictions; and 10 Early Tourney Tips

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

Poker and Charity: Use Your PokerStars Frequent Player Points for a Good Cause

"Whether it's a celebratory donation after a good session or a shot at getting some karmic 'run good' ahead of the Sunday Million, we know that the charities and the people that they help will really appreciate it."

Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu Discuss $25/$50 Cash-Game Challenge

Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu discuss high-stakes online challenge.

Francisco "paulwiter" García Talks About His Third Consecutive Year as Supernova Elite

The only Uruguayan player ever reach the Supernova Elite status for three consecutive years talks to PokerNews and confesses: "the crazy idea to click on the Porsche Cayman is always there."

The Online Railbird Report: Ruthenberg and Blom Win Big; Hansen's Bad Year Continues

Sebastian Ruthenberg and Viktor Blom both banked more than $500K on the virtual felts this week. Meanwhile, Gus Hansen lost $457K.

Ana Marquez Talks Women in Poker and a Major Decline in Spain's Market

Ana Marquez talks about women in poker and how legislation in Spain has destroyed the market.

California Assemblyman on Internet Poker: "We Have To Be Patient So We Get This Right"

California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer explains why his Internet poker bill died in session this month.

Elderly Couple Faces €80,000 Fine for Talking About Gambling on Dutch Radio Station

An elderly couple in the Netherlands faces an €80,000 fine for allegedly violating the country's gambling laws.

Amaya CEO Discusses Return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the U.S.

Amaya CEO David Baazov on the return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the US: "We do not have a crystal ball."

Australian Player Hits $69,000 Jackpot at Full Tilt's Sit-and-Go Tables

"All4AA" turns $50 into $69,000 at the new jackpot tables on Full Tilt.

Switzerland Pushes to Regulate Online Gambling, Remove International Operators

Switzerland's gambling regulator decided that "it would be convenient to give gambling operators the opportunity to offer their games on the Internet."

Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110,000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main Event

Accountant Leigh Wiltshire turned a £0.01 satellite entry into £110,000 when he won the 2014 Sky Poker UK 6-Max Poker Championships Main Event.

PKR Poker Celebrates 8th Birthday With New Mobile Apps and Software Overhaul

PKR is celebrating its eighth birthday by introducing a software overhaul and new mobile apps.

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