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Tag: Online Poker

Report: Online Poker in France Continues to Decline in 2014

France's online poker regulated market continues to decline despite positive results in tournament poker.

The Sunday Briefing: Mike McDonald, Niall Farrell Chop FTOPS XXV Main Event

Poker pros Mike McDonald and Niall Farrell each locked up $200,000 in the FTOPS XXV Main Event. Find out the results in the Sunday Briefing.

The Online Railbird Report: Niki Jedlicka Wins $1.1 Million in Return to Full Tilt Poker

It has been a long time – about 18 months – since we last saw Niki Jedlicka in the Online Railbird Report, but he came back in a big way this week by winning $1,075,177.

Betclic-Everest Group To End Operations in Russia

The group announced its decision to pull out from Russia a week after it ended its operations in Belgium where it risks a fine of over 1 million Dollars

German Poker Pro: "France's Poker Tables are Easy and Full of Fish"

German online player "SeryAce" sees France's regulated market as a good opportunity to score some good results and win easy money.

Meet Chess Master Nikolai Vlassov, World's First 25-Game Poker Champion

Poker's first ever 25-Game champion Nikolai "Bazar-wokzal" Vlassov talks to PokerNews after winning FTOPS XXV Event #6.

The Bro Diaries: Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl Part One

Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl share about life in the always changing poker world.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

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.

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