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Tag: Online Poker

25 California Card Rooms Issue Letter Supporting Internet Poker Legislation

Twenty-five California card rooms, including popular Los Angeles clubs Hollywood Park and Hustler, issued a letter to state lawmakers supporting Internet poker legislation.

Chun Lei "Samrostan" Zhou Wins Over $500,000 On Full Tilt Poker

Macau's Chun Lei Zhou had a huge day winning $508,500 on July 16 at Full Tilt Poker under the handle samrostan.

$5 Million Guaranteed MicroMillions 8 Kicks Off On PokerStars

The eighth edition of the PokerStars MicroMillions features 100 events between july 17-27 and at least $5 million in prize pools.

Goodbye Full Tilt Poker, Welcome Full Tilt Gaming?

Full Tilt Poker has rebranded its domain names to FullTilt.com and FullTilt.eu.

European Commission Has Issued a Recommendation On Gambling

Member States should consider to act and eventually modify their national legislation in order to "protect minors from gambling, provide for more coherent commercial practices and improve awareness in order to mitigate to the extent possible the...

Report: Hallucinogenic Drugs May Have Caused Johannes Strassmann's Death

Toxicology tests revealed that German 29-year old poker pro Johannes Strassmann fell into the Ljubljanica in Ljubljana, Slovenia, while under the effect of hallucinogenic drugs

Inside Gaming: Macau Revenue Down, a Spanish Study, and Showboat Casino Hotel to Close

In this edition of Inside Gaming, Macau experiences a decline in gaming revenue for the first time in five years, Spain studies online gambling habits of its citizens, and another Atlantic City casino announces it will close.

Russia Legalizes Gambling in Sochi and Crimea

A decision made by authorities in Russia will see the creation of two new special gambling zones -- one in Sochi and one in the former Ukrainian province of Crimea.

Lesniak: New Jersey Needs PokerStars to Boost Internet Gambling

Will PokerStars be able to fix the disappointing iGaming revenue figures in New Jersey? State Senator Ray Lesniak offers his take.

Amaya Gaming Unveils Plans of a Second Listing in London or New York

Canadian gambling giant Amaya Gaming has unveiled plans for yet another multi-billion dollar operation.

Report: 43% of Spain's Online Poker Players Still Play on Non-Regulated Websites

According to research conducted in Spain, 43% of the country's online poker players play on illegal websites.

Russia Considers Plans for Online Poker Regulation

Three government ministries in Russia will evaluate the possibility of legalizing online poker in the country.

Rational Group Applies for Online Casino License in Italy

Plans to expand the casino offering at Full Tilt Poker continue to move forward as the Rational Group has applied for a license to operate in Italy.

Philippe Ktorza On the Decline of France's Poker Industry: "We Shouldn't Rely On Politicians"

According to the French poker pro, the market needs a new regulation and also some significant changes from the operators' side.

bwin.party Denies Rumored Sale of Company

Bwin.party denies rumors that it is evaluating the possibility of selling part of the company.

Russian Student Turns $10 into $15,000 on Full Tilt Poker Jackpot Sit-and-Go Table

A Russian student was the first player to claim $15,000 in Full Tilt Poker's Jackpot Sit-and-Go tournaments.

Portugal to Fight Compulsive Gambling with Online Players Blacklist

Portugal is cracking down on Internet gambling operators to ensure that strict measures against compulsive gambling are being met.

Merging of Italian and Spanish Poker Markets is France's Best Solution

French poker pro Julien Ferey believes that merging the Italian, French and Spanish online poker markets could be the best solution for France.

Online Poker Traffic Surges at WSOP.com in Nevada

Traffic at WSOP.com in Nevada has surged since the 2014 World Series of Poker kicked off in May.

PokerStars Terminates Contract of Team Online Pro Dale 'Daleroxxu' Philip

PokerStars terminated its contract with Scotland's Dale "Daleroxxu" Philip, removing him from Team Online.

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