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Tag: Online Poker

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."

The Online Railbird Report: Ruthenberg and Blom Win Big; Hansen's Bad Year Continues

Sebastian Ruthenberg and Viktor Blom both banked more than $500K on the virtual felts this week. Meanwhile, Gus Hansen lost $457K.

Ana Marquez Talks Women in Poker and a Major Decline in Spain's Market

Ana Marquez talks about women in poker and how legislation in Spain has destroyed the market.

California Assemblyman on Internet Poker: "We Have To Be Patient So We Get This Right"

California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer explains why his Internet poker bill died in session this month.

Elderly Couple Faces €80,000 Fine for Talking About Gambling on Dutch Radio Station

An elderly couple in the Netherlands faces an €80,000 fine for allegedly violating the country's gambling laws.

Amaya CEO Discusses Return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the U.S.

Amaya CEO David Baazov on the return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the US: "We do not have a crystal ball."

Australian Player Hits $69,000 Jackpot at Full Tilt's Sit-and-Go Tables

"All4AA" turns $50 into $69,000 at the new jackpot tables on Full Tilt.

Switzerland Pushes to Regulate Online Gambling, Remove International Operators

Switzerland's gambling regulator decided that "it would be convenient to give gambling operators the opportunity to offer their games on the Internet."

Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110,000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main Event

Accountant Leigh Wiltshire turned a £0.01 satellite entry into £110,000 when he won the 2014 Sky Poker UK 6-Max Poker Championships Main Event.

PKR Poker Celebrates 8th Birthday With New Mobile Apps and Software Overhaul

PKR is celebrating its eighth birthday by introducing a software overhaul and new mobile apps.

The Online Railbird Report: Mikael “punting-peddler” Thuritz Biggest Winner with $491K

Mikael “punting-peddler” Thuritz was the week's biggest winner with $491K in profit, while Dan "jungleman12" Cates was close behind with $456K.

European Poker Tour Launches New Fantasy Poker Manager Promo With €5,000 Up For Grabs

The new special promotion will start already during the 100th EPT stop in Barcelona, where players who will draft the best teams for the Super High-Roller Event and for the Main Event will compete for a chunk of a €,5000 total prize pool.

Sergio Aído Gets Ready for EPT Barcelona: "Motivation is Higher When You Play at Home"

In an interview with PokerNews, Spanish poker pro Sergio Aído shares his plans for EPT Barcelona and defends Spanish poker players.

High Roller Open-Face Chinese Poker Action Heats Up at TonyBet Poker

High-stakes OFC action is expected to grow at TonyBet Poker as the site prepares to launch €500 and €1,000 per-point tables.

PokerStars Offers In-Depth Look at Isle of Man Headquarters in New Video

PokerStars, the world’s biggest online poker card room, is headquartered in the Isle of Man. Take a look behind the scenes of the operation.

Unibet CEO Criticizes Svenska Spel's Casino Plans

Unibet CEO criticizes Svenska Spel's casino plans.

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