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Tag: Online Poker

The Sunday Briefing: WCOOP and MiniFTOPS Begin; Fabian Quoss Wins The Sunday Major

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and MiniFTOPS got underway this week, and Fabian Quoss won yet another major online tournament.

William Hill Launches an Age-Screening Tool on Twitter

Gibralter-based online gaming operator William Hill has launched an age screening tool on Twitter to prevent underage gamblers from interacting with the brand.

The PokerStars WCOOP Returns Sept. 7 With a $40 Million Prize Pool

Play for a share of at least $40 million in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) from Sept. 7 to Sept. 28.

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius, Cates and Thuritz Pulling Away on 2014 Leaderboard

Patrik “FinddaGrind” Antonius won $745,346 online over the past two weeks, which was enough to make him the biggest winner during that span.

UK & Ireland Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Wins the Sunday Million

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

European Private Equity Fund Targets 888 Holdings

The online gaming industry may be on the verge of another multi-million operation, as the private equity group Permira is reportedly in negotiations to acquire 888 Holdings.

Korea Shuts Down All Facebook Games In Attempt To Regulate Social Gambling

No more Facebook games for citizens of South Korea, as the country has blocked all social casino games as well as titles like Candy Crush and Farmville.

Mexico's New Gambling Regulation to be Approved by Sept. 20

The proposal for a reform of the Mexico's gambling regulation will be introduced to the country's parliament on Sept. 9, and the government believes that it will be officially approved no later than Sept. 20.

Bulgaria's Gaming Revenues Show Good Approach To Online Poker Regulation

The Bulgarian State Gambling Commission (SGC) announced about $20 million in first half year of revenues with only about $500 thousand in expenses.

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."

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