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Tag: Online Poker

The Sunday Briefing: Billy "b8chatz" Chattaway Goes Back-to-Back in Sunday 2nd Chance

Billy "b8chatz" Chattawa brought in the New Year in a big way by winning the PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance for the second straight week.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Virginia to Wyoming

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.

PokerStars Announces $15 Million Gtd. for 2015 Turbo Championship of Online Poker

The fourth edition of the TCOOP will run from Jan. 22 to Feb. 1, 2015 and will award $15 million in prizes across 50 events.

Dan Cates Is the Year's Biggest Online Winner; Gus Hansen Drops $5.8 Million

Dan "jungleman12" Cates finished as the biggest online winner of 2014 with $2,805,751 in profit. Gus Hansen loses $5,864,263. Here's the year in review.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #1, PokerStars Acquired By Amaya and Makes Significant Changes

The No. 1 PokerNews story of the year is the acquisition of PokerStars by Amaya and the significant changes that followed.

2014 Year in Review: Online Poker Legislation in the U.S.

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell takes a look back at the online poker legislation that took place in the U.S. in 2014.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #8, Ultimate Poker Closes in New Jersey and Nevada

Coming in at No. 8 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is the closure of Ultimate Poker in Nevada and New Jersey.

A Year in Review With Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus

The French entrepreneur open the doors of his office to PokerNews and talks about what worked (and what didn't) in 2014, and unveils some of his big plans for 2015.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: South Dakota to Vermont

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.

The Online Railbird Report: Dan Cates Primed to Finish as 2014's Biggest Winner

Less than two weeks remain before the new year, and it looks like Dan “jungleman12” Cates will finish as 2014 biggest winner; Gus Hansen biggest loser.

Massive Schedule Announced for First-Ever European Poker Tour Event in Malta

The first-ever European Poker Tour in Malta will develop around an impressive 67-event schedule.

PokerNews Book Review: Modern Small Stakes by Nathan “BlackRain79” Williams

Nathan "BlackRain79" Williams's new strategy book "Modern Small Stakes" offers valuable advice to NL10, NL25, NL50, and NL100 players.

Andorra to Regulate Online Poker and Open First Ever Brick-and-Mortar Casino

The small European state of Andorra looks to regulate online poker, possibly joining a neighboring market to share liquidity.

Full Tilt Cuts UK Player Rewards by 20 Percent

Full Tilt announces a 20 percent reduction of reward points to players in the United Kingdom.

MiniFTOPS XXVII Offers $1.25 Million in Guarantees at Full Tilt

MiniFTOPS XVII will run at Full Tilt from Jan. 4-18 with $1.25 million in guarantees.

Czech Republic Plans to Double the Taxes on Gambling

The Finance Minister believes that higher taxes could help the government to find extra revenues for 6 billion Czech Crowns, approximately $270 million Euros.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Heads Back to Full Tilt and Wins $204,000

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom wins $204,000 on Full Tilt during a marathon comeback session.

Maria Ho on Women, Poker and China: "What if We Just Got Rid of Ladies Events?"

Maria Ho sits down with PokerNews to discuss women in poker, the game in China, and her roots.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "RiverMan" and "Leonka99" Win Big on partypoker

"RiverMan" and "Leonka99" chopped the partypoker NJ / BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee for approximately $8,300 each.

Ireland Postpones Adoption of a New Gambling Legislation to 2015

If adopted, the new legislation on online gambling will introduce a new 1 percent tax on all the best placed by Irish online gambler. In the case of online poker, this could translate into a 1 percent tax to be applied to all the pots.

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