Tag: Online Poker

bwin.party Acquisition: JP Morgan and Barclays Put $650 Million Buyout Loan on Hold

JP Morgan and Barclays decided to put 'on hold' the syndication of a $650 million-equivalent covenant-lite leveraged loan because the M&A operation to take control of the bwin.party group is "too unclear."

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Big Wins for Brammer and Romanello

Check out the UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up which features the biggest stories of the past seven days.

The Online Railbird Report: Dan Cates Loses $5 Million in Manila Cash Games

Jean-Robert Bellande and Phil Ivey were among this week's biggest losers on the virtual felt. Get the details in latest Online Railbird Report.

Five Thoughts: PS Pro Tour Wraps, Somerville Shines, Wisconsin Still Behind the Times

After a bit of a hiatus, Five Thoughts is back on the pages of PokerNews.

Mexico Expected to Pass New Gaming Regime by the End of the Year

A new gaming regime in Mexico, which would cover both online and live gambling, is expected to be passed by legislators by the end of the year.

Full Tilt Unveils Changes To Rewards Program; Launches the Players Club

Full Tilt launches new rewards programs "to keep poker fun, no matter where you're playing."

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool $10,000

It was another exciting week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.

The iPoker Network Removes Tiers and Continues to Focus on Recreational Players

The iPoker Network removes it two-tiered breakout of games among operators with hopes to increase overall player liquidity.

partypoker Launches Daily UK & Ireland Majors with Over $400K in Guarantees

partypoker and Dusk Till Dawn add more than $400,000 worth of guarantees each month for players from the UK & Ireland

Food Coma: Two Players from Hungary Win $600,000 in New Spin & Go Events

Hungary's "LEV729" and "flesske" are first top winners in the new $100 buy-in Spin & Go games on PokerStars.

BlogNews Weekly: Team PokerStars Wedding, Blockers, Bad Bets

Learn about the Andre Coimbra and Katerina Malasidou wedding celebration, blockers, and bad bets in this edition of BlogNews Weekly.

Malta's Gambling Legislation to Be Updated in Coming Months

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) announced that the island's gambling legislation will be considerably updated in the coming months.

Unibet Acquires iGame For a Minimum of €59 Million

Unibet Group signs an agreement to acquire 100 percent shares of iGame Holding and its subsidiaries for a minimum of €59 million.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Ludovic Geilich Hits New Highs

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up features the biggest and most popular stories from the past seven days.

Europe in Pills: PokerStars Goes Irish, Unibet Poker Reports Record Growth & More

Unibet Poker shows encouraging signs of growth helping helps the Unibet Group to report an all-time revenue high.

The Online Railbird Report: JRB Wins Big, Somerville & Twitch Strike New Deal & More

Jean-Robert Bellande finished as online poker's biggest winner this week with $236,166 in profit. That and more in this week's Online Railbird Report.

Online Poker Proponent Sen. Ray Lesniak to Run for Governor of New Jersey

Online poker proponent Senator Ray Lesniak told PokerNews he is planning a run for governor of New Jersey in 2017.

$50,000 Guaranteed 888Live Local Event to Hit Cyprus on August 28

The 888Live Local poker series is preparing for a weekend of sun, sea and poker as it heads to the spectacular Island of Cyprus for its next stop.

Full Tilt Cash Game Traffic Tumbles Following Major Changes

Cash game traffic drops by 20% at Full Tilt following its sweeping changes aimed at attracting and retaining recreational players.

888poker Raises Tournament Guarantees by $100,000 Across the Board

While 888poker continues to suffer connectivity issues, the poker room announced an increase of their combined weekly tournament guarantees.