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Tag: Online Poker

Global Poker Conference to Lead to the American Poker Awards on Feb. 27

The first-ever American Poker Awards will develop around a busy schedule with lectures and panel discussion about the poker industry

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Follows Up Last Week's Big Win by Dropping $357K

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey followed up last week's big win by losing $357K and finishing as this week's biggest online loser. Those details and more here.

DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

A parliamentary motion asks the government to end the current gambling monopoly exactly while Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS attacks.

Unibet Reports a 17.6-Percent Growth in Revenues

Online gaming operator Unibet reported £2 million ($3.2 million) in third quarter 2014 revenue representing a 17.6 percent increase over the £1.7 million ($2.7 million) in revenue reported in the second quarter of 2014.

Amaya Gaming and Playtech Reportedly In Negotiations to Buy bwin.party

A new batch of billionaire deals may be about to start, as Amaya Gaming and Playtech are reportedly in negotiations to buy the gambling group bwin.party.

Will Poland Permit More Online Gaming Operators and Online Games?

Polish gaming regulators are considering passing amendments to allow foreign online gaming operators and online poker between players.

PokerStars Strengthens Online Poker Partnerships for Future California Market

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians joins Internet poker partnership alongside PokerStars and Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

PokerStars to Celebrate Historic Event with Billionth Tournament Carnival Nov. 17-30

From Nov. 17-30, PokerStars will host the Billionth Tournament Carnival – a series of promotions to celebrate Tournament Number One Billion.

The European Commission Approves Croatia's Gambling Legislation

New legislation will allow Croatian players to join dot-com players pool, but will also require considerable investments from operators.

Manuel Bevand Leaves Team Winamax to Focus on Online Poker

Manuel "manub_" Bevand announces his plan to leave live poker and focus more on the online side of the game. "After six years in the team and nine years as a poker player I have decided to bow out of poker."

Three Protests at PokerStars Met With Mixed Results

Poker players in three different online poker communities recently protested the rake increases at PokerStars with mixed results.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Patrick Leonard is the World Number One

The UK & Ireland PokerNews round-up features Patrick Leonard's climb to the top of the worldwide online rankings, and much more!

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Second-Biggest Winner with $472,000 Win

The high-stakes online action returned to form this week thanks in no small part to Phil “Polarizing” Ivey, who won $472,073.

888poker Team Pro Sofia "welllbet" Lövgren Discusses Love for Her Poker Life

888poker Team Pro Sofia Lövgren opened the doors of her living room to PokerNews for a talk about poker, Martin Jacobson and the role of a team pro.

Svenska Spel's 2014 Swedish Masters Inaugural Event Canceled for a DDoS Attack

At first we paused the tournament," a spokesperson from Svenska Spel said. "But then we noticed that the attack started again, so we decided to cancel it."

Dan Fleyshman Confirms to PokerNews He Will Be the New CEO of Ivey Poker

Dan Fleyshman, the former CEO of Victory Poker, will be at the helm when Ivey Poker is relaunched in 2015.

UK Gambling Commission Warns Sports Teams About Deals with Unlicensed Operators

The new Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act 2014 threatens sponsorship deals for up to £90 million.

Mexico’s New Online Gambling Legislation "Weeks Away"

Now that Mexico's major political parties agreed on the details, the law should be sent to the Parliament for approval before the end of November

Galfond, Amundsgard, Fitzgerald, Shorr, and Others Comment On PokerStars Rake Increase

Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond, Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard, and others offer their opinions on the PokerStars rake increase announcement.

PPA Releases List of Lawmaker "Jokers" Leading Into Tuesday's Midterm Elections

With midterm elections Tuesday, the PPA has put out a list of lawmakers it calls "jokers" for having advocated for prohibitions against online poker.

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