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Tag: Online Poker

Celebrations Begin as Unibet Poker Approaches 100 Million Hands Dealt

Unibet Poker is celebrating its 100 millionth hand with cash prizes up to $1,000,000.

PokerStars Announces Casino Games and Sports Betting in Italy

PokerStars.it Country Manager Marco Trucco announces the imminent launch of casino games, slots, and a new sports-betting product.

New VAT Laws Could Cost Online Gaming Companies Tens of Millions

Online gaming operators will be subject to tens of millions of dollars per year in value-add tax (VAT) starting in 2015 as the European Union (EU) implements changes related to the tax on electronic services.

Will the TonyBet OFC World Championship Be the Biggest OFC Tournament in History?

Learn about the history of open-face Chinese poker and more about the first-ever TonyBet Poker-sponsored OFC World Championship in December.

Viktor Blom, Nicolas Levi, and Teddy Sheringham to Play in Unibet's Golden Cash Game

Blom's participation to the first-ever Golden Cash Game will mark the beginning of the 30th edition of the Unibet Open and - some say - also of a new sponsorship deal.

Online Gaming Revenues Increase by 19 Percent in Spain

Online gross gaming revenues increase to €62 million ($77.5 million) in the third quarter of 2014.

George “Jorj95” Lind Reflects on PokerStars' Upcoming Tournament One Billion

On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 13:00 ET, the world’s largest online poker site will hold "Tournament One Billion." We talked to George “Jorj95” Lind about it.

Is Online Poker Doomed in New Jersey?

Reported monthly regulated online poker revenues in New Jersey dipped below $2 million dollars in the month of October for the first time since its inception in November 2013.

Global Poker Conference to Lead to the American Poker Awards on Feb. 27

The first-ever American Poker Awards will develop around a busy schedule with lectures and panel discussion about the poker industry

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Follows Up Last Week's Big Win by Dropping $357K

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey followed up last week's big win by losing $357K and finishing as this week's biggest online loser. Those details and more here.

DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

A parliamentary motion asks the government to end the current gambling monopoly exactly while Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS attacks.

Unibet Reports a 17.6-Percent Growth in Revenues

Online gaming operator Unibet reported £2 million ($3.2 million) in third quarter 2014 revenue representing a 17.6 percent increase over the £1.7 million ($2.7 million) in revenue reported in the second quarter of 2014.

Amaya Gaming and Playtech Reportedly In Negotiations to Buy bwin.party

A new batch of billionaire deals may be about to start, as Amaya Gaming and Playtech are reportedly in negotiations to buy the gambling group bwin.party.

Will Poland Permit More Online Gaming Operators and Online Games?

Polish gaming regulators are considering passing amendments to allow foreign online gaming operators and online poker between players.

PokerStars Strengthens Online Poker Partnerships for Future California Market

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians joins Internet poker partnership alongside PokerStars and Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

PokerStars to Celebrate Historic Event with Billionth Tournament Carnival Nov. 17-30

From Nov. 17-30, PokerStars will host the Billionth Tournament Carnival – a series of promotions to celebrate Tournament Number One Billion.

The European Commission Approves Croatia's Gambling Legislation

New legislation will allow Croatian players to join dot-com players pool, but will also require considerable investments from operators.

Manuel Bevand Leaves Team Winamax to Focus on Online Poker

Manuel "manub_" Bevand announces his plan to leave live poker and focus more on the online side of the game. "After six years in the team and nine years as a poker player I have decided to bow out of poker."

Three Protests at PokerStars Met With Mixed Results

Poker players in three different online poker communities recently protested the rake increases at PokerStars with mixed results.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Patrick Leonard is the World Number One

The UK & Ireland PokerNews round-up features Patrick Leonard's climb to the top of the worldwide online rankings, and much more!

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