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Tag: Online Poker

Inside Gaming: Amaya-PokerStars Blockbuster, New Jersey Decline, and MGM coming to Mass.

In this week's Inside Gaming, the Amaya-PokerStars deal has the industry scrambling to consider implications just as New Jersey's online numbers are down.

Amaya CEO on Acquisition of PokerStars: "It Will Transform the Entire Gaming Industry"

Amaya's acquisition of the Rational Group represents a "strong deal from a financial perspective" that will "transform the entire global gaming industry."

New Online Charity Marketplace Offers Real-Life Experiences with Poker Stars

How would you like start your day with a poker lesson from legendary Phil Hellmuth and then go clubbing with Antonio Esfandiari? Check out the new charity marketplace which offers both.

Inside Gaming: Possibilities in Pennsylvania, Japan Considers Casinos, and Palms Bans UFC's Dana White

The week's "Inside Gaming" discusses the future of online gaming in Pennsylvania, casinos in Japan, and UFC's Dana White getting banned (again) from Palms.

Tony G Gets Ready For the European Parliament: "Europe Needs To Be Tight-Aggressive"

"If we want to succeed we need to outsmart America and stop many of our socialist policies." Tony G tells PokerNews about his mission as a new member of the European parliament and announces a break from poker. "Unlike most politicians, I speak a...

Venetian Cancels PokerNews Live Reporting Services for Recent MSPT Event

One day prior to the Mid-States Poker Tour event at Venetian, the venue canceled PokerNews Live Reporting.

Viktor Blom Loses $3M in Two Months; Alexandre Luneau is May's Biggest Online Winner

After a very good month in April, France's Alexandre "Alexonmoon" Luneau continued his great run also in May closing the month as the online biggest winner with a profit of $573,054 after 13,544 hands.

Tonybet Poker Launches Open-Face Chinese Poker App for iPhone and iPad

TonyBet Poker launched an open-face chinese poker app for iPhone and iPad.

The Sunday Briefing: Fabian Quoss Wins PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy

Fabian Quoss was among the major winners at PokerStars on Sunday, June 1. Get all of the results in the Sunday Briefing.

Ty Stewart Talks Millionaire Maker, Botching the Dog Show, and Bringing Fun Back to Poker

WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart discusses the record-breaking Millionaire Maker, screwing up the the dog show, and bringing the fun back to poker.

Pennsylvania to Hold Online Gambling Hearing on Tuesday, June 3

The Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee will hold a hearing next week to discuss the benefits of legalizing online gambling in the state.

Estonian Pop Star Teele Viira Talks Ladies Events and Slowrolling Russian "Mafiosos"

"I am sorry if it sounds dirty, but once you grow balls, you can perfectly play poker. Even if you are a woman." Estonian pop-star Teele Viira is ready to battle her opponents at the Unibet Open in Tallinn, Estonia.

Bet365 Applies for eGaming License in Bulgaria

Online gaming operator Bet365 has applied for a Bulgarian e-gaming operating license with the Bulgarian State Gambling Commission.

SCOOP Champion Mustapha Kanit Discusses WSOP Plans, Buying and Selling Action, and More

"I buy action to make money, that's why I only invest in good players." Hear about Mustapha Kanit's plans for the 2014 WSOP.

PokerStars to Celebrate the 100th EPT with 43-Event Poker Festival in Barcelona

The schedule was released for the Season 11 European Poker Tour stop in Barcelona.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: WPT Heads to the UK, Huge SCOOP Scores and More

This week's UK & Ireland PokerNews recap features news of the WPT heading back to the UK for the first time since 2010 and much, much more!

The Online Railbird Report: Kostritsyn Wins Big, Hansen Punts, and Dwan Eats Crawfish

Alexander "PostflopAction" Kostritsyn finishes as the week's biggest winner, Gus Hansen the biggest loser, and Tom "durrrr" Dwan enjoys some crawfish.

American Gaming Association Withdraws Support of Internet Gambling

The American Gaming Association has withdrawn its support of Internet gambling in the U.S. after a long feud between its members.

Gus Hansen Wins $1.2 Million In Two Days On Full Tilt Poker

The Danish Full Tilt Poker pro is this week's biggest winner so far with a profit of $482,264 after three days of play

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