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Tag: Online Poker

Amaya's Stocks Hit 52-Week High After PokerStars Takeover Receives Green Light

The financial markets gave their blessing to the $4.9 billion deal between Amaya Gaming Group Inc. and the Rational Group Ldt. as the value of Amaya's stocks (AYA) reached their all time high in 52 weeks at the Toronto Stocks Exchange on Tuesday.

First Billion-Chip Pot Hits Full Tilt Play Money Tables

Although the action at the play money tables can not really be compared with the real money ones, the way the hand developed shows how things seem to be getting pretty serious also at the "for fun" version of the poker room.

BlogNews Weekly: Do You Need a Crystal Ball to See Into the Future?

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Online Poker Operators Approved to Share Player Pools in Nevada

Nevada Gaming commission (NGC) has granted final approval for CIE and Treasure Island to combine their player pools on 888’s All American Poker Network.

French and Latvian Regulators Discuss Consumer Protection And Gray-Area Operators

"The comparison of the two markets, "ARJEL writes, "did not allow the different parties to find many points in common because of their different nature in terms of structure, supply and taxation."

Full Tilt Poker Grand Auction Is Your Last Chance at Some Cool Poker Memorabilia

On Saturday, August 2, Jay Sugarman Auction Corp. will be holding a massive auction giving poker fans the unique (and last) opportunity to put their hands on over 200,000 Full Tilt Poker branded items.

Philippines Discuss Internet Gambling Regulation

"People are no longer bound to physical locations and are able to face their bets from within their own homes," said Philippine's ACT-CIS party member Samuel D. Pagdilao.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins $647,000 On Full Tilt Poker

As the World Series of Poker ceased to polarize everyone’s attention, the action at the nosebleeds got back to its six figure levels, with Full Tilt Poker pro Viktor "Isildur1" Blom closing as Thursday’s biggest winner with a $647,300 profit.

The Online Railbird Report: Winners & Losers of the Summer's High-Stakes Action

The Online Railbird Report was on hiatus during the 2014 World Series of Poker, but now it's back with a look at the summer's biggest high-stakes action.

Could Disallowing Participation of Horse Racing Tracks Stop California Online Poker?

Whether or not to allow horse racing tracks to participate in online poker may prevent legislation from passing in California this year.

Crimea Gambling Congress To Offer Insight On Russia's Upcoming Gambling Industry

The event, which will gather together operators and international investors, will be held in Yalta on August 22, and aims to highlight the benefits that the opening to the gambling industry can bring to the region

French Online Poker Continues Steady Decline

Regulated online gaming in France is steadily declining since the time regulation began in 2010.

Parx Casino Prepares for iGaming by Joining Forces with GameAccount Network

In preparation for possible Pennsylvania iGaming, Parx Casino has selected GameAccount Network (GAN) to launch simulated gaming.

Srinivasan Reaches $7.5 Million in Online Winnings; Bull Wins PocketFives Triple Crown

Shyam "s_dot111" Srinivasan became third player to win $7.5 million in online tournaments, while Robbie "Adreny" Bull won PocketFives' Triple Crown.

The Sunday Briefing: David Peters, Alen Bilic Victorious in Sunday Majors

David Peters and Alen Bilic were among the big winners on the virtual felt this week. Get all the results in the Sunday Briefing.

New Lawsuit Against a "Thief" Reveals Churchill Downs' Plans to Build Online Casino

A new lawsuit against a “fraud” and “thief” has revealed Churchill Downs' plans to enter online gambling market in New Jersey.

25 California Card Rooms Issue Letter Supporting Internet Poker Legislation

Twenty-five California card rooms, including popular Los Angeles clubs Hollywood Park and Hustler, issued a letter to state lawmakers supporting Internet poker legislation.

Chun Lei "Samrostan" Zhou Wins Over $500,000 On Full Tilt Poker

Macau's Chun Lei Zhou had a huge day winning $508,500 on July 16 at Full Tilt Poker under the handle samrostan.

$5 Million Guaranteed MicroMillions 8 Kicks Off On PokerStars

The eighth edition of the PokerStars MicroMillions features 100 events between july 17-27 and at least $5 million in prize pools.

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