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Tag: Online Poker

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Massachusetts to Missouri

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Are New Currency Fees at PokerStars Part of Bigger Strategic Changes?

PokerStars recently announced new foreign exchange fees for financial transactions to and from its client.

2011 WSOP Bracelet Winner Darren Woods Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Collusion

Woods and his father Morteza Gharoon risk to be sentenced with prison time on Dec. 17.

Winamax Launches Anonymous Cash Games

With the new "Incognito" cash-game tables, Winamax hopes to retain more recreational players.

BlogNews Weekly: Johnny Lodden on Tournament Structures and a $100K Jackpot SNG Hits

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

The Sunday Briefing: Darren Elias Wins Another Major at PokerStars

Darren Elias won another online major at PokerStars on Sunday, while Simon Charette took down the Sunday Warm-Up. Full results in the Sunday Briefing.

Connection Issues Cost partypoker Players Two Pokerfest Events

Online grinders had a bitter surprise on Sunday, as connectivity problems forced partypoker to cancel some of the top events in its schedule, including two part of the ongoing Pokerfest series.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Week's Biggest Winner Despite Losing Sponsorship

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom may have lost his Full Tilt Poker sponsorship, but he was still the sites biggest winner this week with $202,716 in profit.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Tournament Successes and Climbing the Rankings

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up takes a look at the most popular stories from the past seven days.

Full Tilt Unveils New "Cinematic" Ads Strategy

With two video clips named "The Bluff" and "The Call," Full Tilt completed the process started with the decision to not renew Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom's sponsorship contracts and embrace an all-new promotional strategy.

The PokerStars Micromillions Returns Nov. 6 With a $5 Million Prize Pool

Play for a share of at least $6 million in the PokerStars MicroMillions 9 from Nov. 6 to Nov. 16.

PokerStars Cancels French Poker Series Stop in Paris After Last Week's Police Operation

"We are sorry to cancel the FPS event in Paris," the series' President Cédric Billot said. Online and live qualifiers can now trade their tickets with entries to events in Deauville, Namur or Prague.

The End of "The Professionals": Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom No Longer Part of Full Tilt

We can confirm that Full Tilt’s sponsorship of Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen has expired," a spokesperson from Full Tilt told PokerNews. "We would like to wish Viktor and Gus all the best in their future endeavors."

Norway Legalizes Live Poker Tournaments, Opens to Home Games

Live poker events with no more than ten participants and a buy-in of NOK 1,000 ($153) or less will be permitted without the need of any specific authorization from the Lotteritilsynet or any other local institution.

2011 WSOP Champ Darren Woods On Trial for Collusion and Fraud

According to the accusations, Woods would have worked together with his father Morteza Gharoon to create a network of fake accounts and get an unfair advantage at the poker table through collusion.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Continues to Drive Action; Kostritsyn Big Winner

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom drives the online high-stakes action while Alex “joiso” Kostritsyn finished as the week's biggest winner with $226,725 in profit.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up: Live Tournaments Galore

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-up takes a look at the biggest and most popular stories from the past seven days.

Sweden Plans to Accelerate New Gaming Laws

The Swedish government announced plans to accelerate the implementation of a new gaming licensing system.

Ireland to Raise €25 Million a Year With a New Online Gambling Tax

The implementation of Ireland's Betting (Amendment) Bill will lead to a new 1 percent tax on all cash game pots similar to the one currently in use in France.

Amaya CEO Baazov "Very Pleased" with Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov says he's "very pleased with the performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014." Read the full report from the first half of the year.

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