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Tag: Online Poker

Belgium Announces Plans to Open Two New Casinos

Belgium has announced plans to allow two new land-based casinos, increasing the number in the country from nine to 11.

Spain Plans to Save Online Gambling Industry With New Casino Licenses

Spain plans to save its online gambling industry with new casino licenses.

PKR Poker Officially Releases the New 3.0 PKR Client

PKR 3.0 was released this week with a new avatar shop and numerous updates aimed at making the life players a little easier.

Proposed Czech Gambling Bill Could Increase Restrictions on Players and Operators

Czech authorities have recently announced details of a new gaming bill seeking to offer gambling licenses to foreign companies, increase tax revenue, and tighten regulations.

London's Royal Courts of Justice Rule Against the GBGA's Legal Challenge

London’s Royal Courts of Justice has ruled against the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) legal challenge to the United Kingdom's newly passed Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act.

PokerStars Targets Japanese Market, Launches Japan Autumn Festival

PokerStars launches the Japan Autumn Festival.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Drives Action While Kostritsyn Wins On PokerStars

It was a fairly slow week on the virtual felt, but Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Alexander “joiso” Kostritsyn gave us enough to keep things interesting.

European Poker Tour and UKIPT Combine Forces in London

The United Kingdom and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) and the European Poker Tour (EPT) have combined forces in London, UK.

French Regulator Proposes Meeting With Poker Players to Discuss Industry's Future

French regulator ARJEL proposes a meeting with poker players to discuss the future of online poker in France.

PKR Poker Announces PKR 3.0: "The Beginning of an Exciting New Chapter"

PKR Poker will be releasing a new version of its award-winning 3D software by the end of the month.

Singapore Parliament Votes to Prohibit Online Gambling

Singapore's Parliament passed the Remote Gambling Bill on its second reading, potentially resulting in a complete prohibition of real-money online poker.

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

Jason Somerville Discusses Departure from Ultimate Poker & Future of Run It UP!

Jason Somerville and Ultimate Poker recently parted ways. We caught up with him to talk about that and the future of his popular poker web series Run It UP.

PKR Exits Italian Poker Market

No more award-winning 3D poker software for Italian poker players, as PKR announced it is pulling out of the market.

BlogNews Weekly: Practice for Live Tournaments While Playing Online

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

Sweden's Tax Board Goes After Millions in Unpaid Taxes on Poker Winnings

Sweden's Tax Agency discovered nearly 50 players who are now accused of hiding online poker winnings of millions of Euros.

PokerStars' Market Share Climbs in Italy's Declining Poker Industry

PokerStars has increased its market share in Italy to 70 percent after producing revenues of €34.7 million in August.

Ongame Network Follows PokerStars and Leaves International 'Grey Markets'

Skins of the Amaya Gaming-owned Ongame Poker Network stopped offering real money poker games in nearly 30 countries with grey markets.

The Online Railbird Report: Heinecker Returns with a $275,000 Win

Niklas Heinecker returns to the virtual felt and walks away as the week's biggest winner with $275,554 in profit. Meanwhile, Patrik Antonius lost $494K.

UK PokerNews Round-Up: Huge WCOOP Scores, Delayed Gambling Bill and Poker Investments

Each week we take a look at the biggest and most popular stories from our UK & Ireland PokerNews site.

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