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Tag: Online Poker

Italy's Third Biggest Political Party Calls for Total Ban on Gambling Advertising

Politician Beppe Grillo accuses the Italian government to be "under the thumb of the gambling industry."

Victoria Coren Mitchell Wins Three British Poker Awards

Victoria Coren-Mitchell wins three of the British Poker Awards announced on the evening of Feb. 23.

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon: "The Police Raid Was Completely Unnecessary"

"It has been a big violation of my personal freedom," Bryan Micon told PokerNews on Monday during an exclusive phone interview from Antigua, where he fled with his family right after being raided by police at gunpoint.

The Sunday Briefing: Georgios "GeoManousos" Sotiropoulos Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

Georgios "GeoManousos" Sotiropoulos won the PokerStars Sunday Million for more than $210,000. Get all of the major results in the Sunday Briefing.

FTOPS Returns On March 15 with Over $4 Million in Guarantees

FTOPS XXVIII returns Sunday, March 15 with over $4,000,000 in total guaranteed prizes.

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey Week's Biggest Loser; Sahamies First Over a Million

Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies won $220,505 to make him the first player over $1 million in online winnings for 2015. Meanwhile, Phil Ivey dropped $614K.

Partypoker Partners with Barstool Sports to Host Monthly Tournaments in New Jersey

Barstool Sports and partypoker agreed to a partnership that will bring monthly tournaments to www.nj.partypoker.com.

Hall, Gray Introduce New Online Poker Legislation in California

New online poker bills were introduced in the California legislature by State Sen. Isadore Hall and Assemblyman Adam Gray.

Caesars' Jan Jones Blackhurst Discusses Recent Alliance with PokerStars

PokerNews speaks to Jan Jones Blackhurst, Executive Vice President, Communications & Government Relations, about Caesars allying with PokerStars.

Poker on Twitch: All The Accounts That You Should be Following

As the poker community turns to Twitch.tv for improvement and entertainment, PokerNews breaks down the best (and most active) accounts to follow.

Italy to Introduce New Gambling Laws by Feb. 20

According to gambling lawyer Giulio Coraggio, the new package of Italy's gambling laws will not affect the online industry but will focus on brick-and-mortar gambling rooms.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "JokerShows" and "NuttyBanana" Win Big

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

Dusk Till Dawn Announces a $1 Million Guarantee Grand Prix in May

Dusk Till Dawn announces a $120 buy-in Grand Prix tournament in May with a staggering $1 million guarantee.

Minister Says Sweden's Gambling Monopoly is Here to Stay

Sweden will consider the possibility to loosen its regulation of online gambling only once the country will have a budget for that, Sweden’s Minister for Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi said on Monday.

BlogNews Weekly: Macau Poker Cup, Expert Hand Review, New partypoker VIP Scheme

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

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Unlikely to Reverse DOJ Wire Act Interpretation

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch told the Senate Judiciary Committee that, if appointed, she is unlikely to reverse the DOJ's Wire Act interpretation.

PokerStars to Run (Possibly) The Biggest Sunday Million Ever on March 15

PokerStars announced on Tuesday that the 2015 edition of the Sunday Million Anniversary tournament will feature a massive $9 million guarantee for the usual $215 buy-in fee.

New Jersey's Online Poker Revenues Climb for Second Consecutive Month

For the second straight month, online poker is on the rise on regulated sites in New Jersey.

Caesars and PokerStars Join Forces to Promote U.S. Online Gaming Market

Caesars Interactive Entertainment have softened their stance on "bad actors" and will join forces with PokerStars to promote a U.S. online gaming market.

The Sunday Briefing: Ravi Shaymardanov Makes Two Final Tables, Wins Sunday Warm-Up

Ravi "Ravishka" Shaymardanov made the final table of the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up and Sunday 2nd Chance -- just hours apart -- en route to the biggest day of his poker career.

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