Tag: Online Poker

Sweden’s Svenska Spel Revenues Decline Due to Increases in Unregulated Gaming

Sweden's state-owned online gaming operator Svenska Spel revenue declines, blaming "uncontrolled" gaming operators.

GVC Holding Drops Amaya and Places $1.55 Billion Bid to Buy bwin.party

The battle over the future of the bwin.party Group is not over yet, as GVC Holdings Plc jumped back into the game by raising the stakes with a £1-billion offer.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Players Hitting Form After the WSOP

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up features Daniel Carter and Tomas Gelziunas' amazing run of form and much more besides.

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Agree on $3.4B Merger Deal to Create U.K.’s Biggest Boomaker

British betting and gaming company Ladbrokes plc has agreed on a merger deal with its former rival Gala Coral to create Britain's biggest sportsbook.

Daniel “lucky_scrote” Carter Wins Five Tournaments in One Week

Online grinder, Daniel Carter, wins five online poker tournaments in the space of a week.

Marc Kennedy Becomes First Player Ambassador at Full Tilt

Online grinder and five-time Rush-High BlackCard Pro Marc "PlayinWitDreams" Kennedy inked a deal to become Full Tilt's first-ever Player Ambassador, the room announced on Wednesday, June 22.

Playboy Poker To Shut Down on July 27: Here's What You Need to Know

Nearly two years after its re-launch, Playboy Poker is set to go offline again, as representatives from the site announced that the poker room will cease to operate from Monday, July 27.

Italy's Police Arrest 41 in Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

An operation named "Gambling" and coordinated by Italy's Anti-Mafia Police led to the arrest of 41 individuals and the seizure of cash and assets for more than €2 billion on Wednesday, July 22.

Global Poker Ring-Game Traffic Continues Steady Decline

Online ring game poker traffic declined by 17.0 percent when compared to last year and 27.5 percent when compared to two years ago.

888-bwin.party Deal: GVC Wants Back in the Game, Prepares Counter Offer

The bidding war to take control of the bwin.party Group might not be over yet, as GVC Holdings is reportedly evaluating the possibility to make a new offer.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Biggest Fields and Entrants This Summer

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

PokerStars Giving Fans Chance to Play Neymar Jr; Three Stops Added to California Play!

PokerStars is giving fans a chance to play with Neymar Jr, while also adding three news stops to the California Play! PokerStars Pro Tour.

King's Cup Turbo Edition to Kick Off At King's Casino in Rozvadov on Sept. 3

PokerStars announced that the PokerStars King's Cup will be back at the King's Casino in Rozvadov from September 3-6, 2015.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Charity Events, Takeovers and More

Check out the UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up to keep abreast of all the goings on in the poker and gambling communities in the UK and Ireland.

888 Executives Share Details About bwin.party $1.4 Billion Acquisition

Brian Mattingley, Itai Freiberger, and Aviad Kobrine discussed the details of the takeover operation in a call held on July 17.

PokerStars to Host Largest-Ever Buy-in Online Tournament on September 20

PokerStars will host a $50,000+$1,000 Super High Roller, online poker's largest-ever buy-in, during the 2015 World Championship Of Online Poker.

888 Holdings to Buy bwin.party for $1.4 Billion

After months of hard negotiations, 888 Holdings acquires bwin.party Group for $1.4 billion.

Europe in Pills: Tallinn Cash Game Festival Heats Up, Operators Leave Portugal & More

The second edition of the Cash Game Festival is in full swing in Tallinn, Estonia. Is the country becoming a go-to destination for poker?

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "WryBagel" and Jake "schaf4206" Schafer Win Big

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

888 Weekly: Tommy Yates Turn $0.01 Into $19,500 in The WSOP Main Event

Check out how Greece-based U.K. expat Tommy Yates turned a $0.01 online qualifier into a $19,500 cash at the 2015 WSOP Main Event.