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Tag: Online Poker

Andorra to Regulate Online Poker and Open First Ever Brick-and-Mortar Casino

The small European state of Andorra looks to regulate online poker, possibly joining a neighboring market to share liquidity.

Full Tilt Cuts UK Player Rewards by 20 Percent

Full Tilt announces a 20 percent reduction of reward points to players in the United Kingdom.

MiniFTOPS XXVII Offers $1.25 Million in Guarantees at Full Tilt

MiniFTOPS XVII will run at Full Tilt from Jan. 4-18 with $1.25 million in guarantees.

Czech Republic Plans to Double the Taxes on Gambling

The Finance Minister believes that higher taxes could help the government to find extra revenues for 6 billion Czech Crowns, approximately $270 million Euros.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Heads Back to Full Tilt and Wins $204,000

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom wins $204,000 on Full Tilt during a marathon comeback session.

Maria Ho on Women, Poker and China: "What if We Just Got Rid of Ladies Events?"

Maria Ho sits down with PokerNews to discuss women in poker, the game in China, and her roots.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "RiverMan" and "Leonka99" Win Big on partypoker

"RiverMan" and "Leonka99" chopped the partypoker NJ / BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee for approximately $8,300 each.

Ireland Postpones Adoption of a New Gambling Legislation to 2015

If adopted, the new legislation on online gambling will introduce a new 1 percent tax on all the best placed by Irish online gambler. In the case of online poker, this could translate into a 1 percent tax to be applied to all the pots.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Oklahoma to South Carolina

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

The Sunday Briefing: Jorryt van Hoof Wins PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

Novermber Niner Jorryt van Hoof took down the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up this week. Get all of the results in the Sunday Briefing.

PokerStars LIVE Manila Opened Its Doors on December 14

PokerStars LIVE Manila opened its doors on Dec. 14 with a tournament and ten cash game tables.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Sam Razavi Makes History

The news of Sam Razavi winning his third consecutive APT Player of the Year title was one of the highlights of the past week at UK & Ireland PokerNews.

The Online Railbird Report: Kibler-Melby Wins Big, Ivey vs. Thuritz, and More

Cort “thecortster” Kibler-Melby was the week’s biggest winner with $479,492 in profit from 2,353 hands spread across 17 sessions. Meanwhile, Ivey lost big.

Official Study Proposes to Strengthen Monopolistic Policies in Norway

According to the findings of a group of experts, Norway needs new laws to limit the "gambling leakage" that brings money to international operators.

New Online Poker Room Titanbet Poker Launched

New online poker room Titanbet Poker soon to be launched.

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "letsflipit" and "phatdaddy" Win $8,293 Each

"Letsflipit" and David "phatdaddy" Cheng chopped the partypoker NJ / BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee for $8,292.50 each.

Adelson-Backed Internet Gambling Ban Fails During Lame-Duck Session

The Sheldon Adelson-backed Internet gambling failed during the lame-duck session, but Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says the battle is still on.

Denmark Police Investigate High-Stakes Poker Fraud

Denmark authorities believe that a professional poker player may have cheated in online high-stakes games and accumulated millions in illegal profits.

Francisco "paulwiter" Garcia Eyes His Second Supernova Elite Status of 2014

In early August, Francisco "paulwiter" Garcia achieved his goal to reach the prestigious Supernova Elite status on PokerStars. Now, he wants it again.

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