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Tag: Online Poker

The Sunday Briefing: Bertrand Grospellier and David "Bakes" Baker Make Final Tables

Bertrand Grospellier and David "Bakes" Baker were among the notable to reach final tables on the virtual felt on Sunday, April 6.

Sweden's Svenska Spel Determined to Tackle Problem Gambling

Sweden’s gambling monopoly Svenska Spel said it has taken a "big step towards a healthier gaming market" with a soon-to-be-created professorship to study problem gambling.

Betclic Ends Operations in Belgium, Risks €1.2M Fine for Illegal Operations

While the company risks becoming the first operator to ever be charged with criminal sanctions in Belgium, Betclic Everest announced its decision to pull out of the country.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil "Polarizing" Ivey Drops $945K; Galfond Wins & More

There was plenty of high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker this week, and it resulted in four of the biggest names in poker each losing six figures.

Inside Gaming: Delays in Boston, Harrah's Tunica Closing, Tribal Declines, and More

Inside Gaming examines delays in Boston, Harrah's Tunica's closing, tribal declines, and more.

GUKPT Champion Rhys Jones: "Poker Is All About Adjusting to Something or Someone"

Rhys "floppinhel" Jones took some time from crushing major online poker tournaments to talk to PokerNews in this exclusive interview.

Greece's Online Poker Monopoly Is Not in Short-Term Plans

As OPAP decided to focus on sports betting, Greece's might not be about to establish the next online poker monopoly in Europe

American Lotteries Oppose Federal Ban on Online Poker

American lotteries announce opposition to federal ban on online poker, citing need for state's rights.

Niklas "ragen70" Heinecker Wins $754,750 in 48 Hours On Full Tilt Poker

After closing an amazing 2013 as the year's biggest winner, Germany's Niklas Heinecker crushes the tables again winning over $750,000 in just two days!

Amaya Gaming Group and Ultimate Gaming Ink Deal in New Jersey

Amaya Gaming Group and Ultimate Gaming ink a deal to add a new selection of slots, video poker, and table games in New Jersey.

California Reacts to Sen. Feinstein's Support of Online Gambling Ban

California's Indian tribes and gaming concerns respond to the news that Sen. Dianne Feinstein has co-sponsored a bill that would ban online gambling.

Sofia Lovgren Leaves Team PKR Pro After Four Years

The 23-year-old Swedish player leaves PKR to embrace a new poker project that will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Albert Agustinoy: "Online Poker Shared Liquidity Is Not a Priority in Europe"

What should have been Europe’s answer to Macau thanks to Shaldon Adelson’s "EuroVegas", is today a country with a complex fiscal system and a business environment that does not seem to favor the entrance of new international gambling companies.

PokerStars To Continue Partnership Negotiations with California Card Rooms

Attorney Keith Sharp said California partnership negotiations with PokerStars will continue.

Online Poker Bill Introduced in New York State

Online poker is back in the New York Senate with the introduction of S 6913, a bill introduced Friday by Republican State Sen. John Bonacic.

PokerStars Releases Statement Addressing California Opponents

PokerStars’ Head of Corporate Communications Eric Hollreiser released a statement addressing those in California who are “misrepresenting” company’s past.

888 Believes the New UK POC Tax May Lead to an Increase in Marketshare

Gibraltar-based 888 plans to work with the GBGA and its more than 20 members to fight this bill in the higher courts

Spring Cleaning Time: William Hill Pulls Out of 55 Countries

William Hill will no longer be available in countries as South Africa, Uruguay, Morocco and Thailand for what the operator calls "regulatory reasons."

Graham, Chaffetz Introduce Bills to Ban Online Poker in U.S.

A Sheldon Adelson-backed bill to ban online gambling the U.S. has been introduced by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

Democratic Battle Lines Form as Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Bill Nears

Eleven state governors in the Democratic Governors Association have expressed opposition to the Sheldon Adelson-backed anti-Internet gambling bill that could be introduced on Wednesday.

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