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Tag: Online Poker

Online Poker Cheats Could Get Prison Sentence in the United Kingdom

New amendments to the UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill 2013-14 propose to increase the maximum sentence to 10 years in prison.

France's Regulator Launches Awareness Campaign Against Unlicensed Operators

France's gambling authority launched a new campaign against illegal online poker rooms. Shared liquidity is still not a priority.

The Online Railbird Report: Kyle "KPR16" Ray Rebounds; Viktor Blom Wins Again

Kyle “KPR16” Ray won $141,559 and $88,980 on Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars respectively, while Viktor "Isildur1" Blom continued to dominate.

A Survivor's Guide to Poker in Germany: What You Can (Or Can't) Play

While Schleswig-Holstein still waits for its new government to ban online poker, Europe's first economy suffers for a very confusing legislative situation.

Brazilian OFC Champion Pedro Marte Becomes First Tonybet Poker Pro

Meet Pedro Marte and discover how to play against Tonybet's first ever OFC poker pro on the hottest open-face Chinese poker tables online!

The Insiders: C2Rewards CEO Jack Hakim Discusses iGaming Opportunities in the U.S.

PokerNews recently sat down with C2Reward’s CEO Jack Hakim to talk iGaming opportunities, business analytics, and more.

PocketFives Triple Crown Winner Rocco Palumbo: "Italy Does Not Want Us"

Rocco Palumbo talks to PokerNews about his recent results as his life as a "poker-expat" in Slovenia after winning a PocketFives Triple Crown

Bulgaria Approves eCOGRA as iGaming Testing Agency; PokerStars Looks to Enter Market

Independent online gambling testing and monitoring company eCOGRA was approved as a testing agency in Bulgaria. PokerStars and Betfair look to enter the market.

The Sunday Briefing: Dan Smith and Sami Kelopuro Scoop Major Tournament Wins

Dan Smith and Sami Kelopuro were among the Sunday tournament winners on Jan. 26, 2014. Get all of the results in the Sunday Briefing.

Exclusive: "This is What the European Regulators Really Discussed in Rome"

Giovanni Carboni, one of Italy’s top gambling consultants, gave PokerNews an exclusive insider view on what happened behind closed doors at Rome's international informal meeting.

Garden City Group Issues Statement Regarding Full Tilt Poker Refunds

On Friday, the Garden City Group released a statement with an update regarding Full Tilt Poker refunds.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom Fuels Action on Way to Top of 2014 Leaderboard

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom’s once again captured the week's biggest winner title by winning $794,717 in 15,250 hands over 98 sessions.

PPA "Working Overtime" to Prevent Sheldon Adelson's Latest Anti-Online Poker Push

The Poker Players Alliance is making an aggressive effort to prevent Sheldon Adelson's latest anti-online poker push from gaining momentum.

partypoker to host the 18-Day “Pokerfest: Micro Turbo Edition” Online Poker Series

The “Pokerfest: Micro Turbo Edition” is an 18-day online poker series on partypoker packed with 50 inexpensive fast-paced multi-table tournaments.

PokerStars' 2014 Turbo Championship of Online Poker Begins Today!

PokerStars has released a new infographic to mark the starts of the 3rd annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP).

DOJ Approves Release of $82 Million in Full Tilt Poker Funds to 30,000 Players

According to the PPA, the Garden City Group has approved the release of $82 million in Full Tilt Poker funds to approximately 30,000 U.S. players.

Macedonia Unveils Plans for Online Gambling Monopoly

The Republic of Macedonia plans to dedicate taxes from online gambling to improve healthcare and services to its citizens.

Delaware State Panel Divided on Gambling Issues

A Delaware state panel researching ways to improve the state's casinos is divided on possible recommendations.

Las Vegas Sands & Caesars Leaders to Debate Future of Online Gaming in the US

From March 19-21, iGaming North America will host its 4th annual conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

Dont' Expect Any iGaming Movement in Iowa in 2014

According to Wes Ehrecke, President and CEO of the Iowa Gaming Association, no movement on the iGaming front is expected in the state in 2014.