Tag: Online Poker

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.

Mafia and Gambling Investigation Calls for an Update of Malta's Gambling Laws

Is Malta's gambling legislation good enough to keep the organized crime out of gambling?

A Look at the Five Biggest Online Pots from the Month of July

Check out the five biggest online pots played from July 1-31, 2015.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Moose4Life" Wins $10,000

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

Optimal Payments Receives FCA Approval to Buy Skrill for $1.2 Billion

After the go ahead from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, Optimal Payments can finalize the acquisition of the popular online payment service Skrill.

Highs, Lows, and Back Again, Pt. 1: Daniel Carter Fights Depression To Get Game Back

British grinder Daniel Carter talks exclusively to PokerNews about the incredible journey of the highs and lows experienced during his 10 years as a pro.

PokerStars Introduces $100 Spin & Go's With $300,000 Top Prize

PokerStars introduced $100 buy-in lottery style Spin & Go's with a top prize of $300,000. "The fog is getting thicker...and PokerStars' Spin & Gos are getting laaaaaaaaarger," says PokerStars' Brad Willis.

PokerStars Using Superstar Athletes as Centerpiece for Largest Ever Marketing Campaign

New players are the lifeblood of poker, and the world's largest online poker site, PokerStars, has certainly been pushing to reach new players. In California they're in the midst of their Let California Play! Tour – which PokerNews will report...

Partypoker Eliminates Many Withdrawal Fees, Ukash Replaced by Paysafecard

Partypoker announced on Friday that effective immediately, players choosing to withdraw via most banking options no longer subject to processing fees.

Malta’s Former Prime Minister’s Son Named in Mafia and Gambling Investigation

The name of Malta's former Prime Minister's Lawrence Gonzi son, David Gonzi has been formally included in the gambling-related investigation started by Italy's Anti-Mafia Police.

Explore Jivaro – The Next Generation of Poker HUDs

There is a new entry to the poker HUD market called Jivaro. Find out why it's taking the poker world by storm.

The Online Railbird Report: Blom's Wild July Ride; A High-Stakes Baby Expected & More

In this week's Online Railbird Report we take a look at Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's wild ride in July as well as the big news that someone is having a baby!

bwin.party Ready to Drop 888 Holdings, Unveils Big Plans in Italy

According to one of bwin.party's major shareholders, the offer from GVC "was just enough to start a conversation."

PokerStars WCOOP 2015: Official Schedule

The 2015 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) returns to PokerStars in September with 70 events and $45 million in guaranteed prize pools.

888poker to Tackle Connectivity Issues With New "Pause Tournament" Feature

888poker plans to tackle the connectivity issues that affected the functioning of their platform with the introduction of a new 'Pause Tournament' feature.

MoheganSunCasino.com Officially Licensed to Operate in New Jersey

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has officially entered the online gaming market in New Jersey after launching MoheganSunCasino.com.

888 Weekly: 'EternallyYrs' Final Tables Three Sunday Majors in Three Weeks

‘EternallyYrs’ has won a cool $28,302 in Sunday majors on 888poker this month. Find out details in this week's 888 Weekly. This is particularly true at 888poker, where Sundays are when the room’s biggest events...

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Beastro" and "bdubsdeezee" Win Big

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

BlogNews Weekly: Free Money, Full Tilt Ring Game Changes & Learn When to Fold

Learn about the Mega Bonus on PokerStars, ring game changes on Full Tilt, and when you should consider folding your hand in this edition of BlogNews Weekly.