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Tag: Poker Business

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon: "The Police Raid Was Completely Unnecessary"

"It has been a big violation of my personal freedom," Bryan Micon told PokerNews on Monday during an exclusive phone interview from Antigua, where he fled with his family right after being raided by police at gunpoint.

Caesars' Jan Jones Blackhurst Discusses Recent Alliance with PokerStars

PokerNews speaks to Jan Jones Blackhurst, Executive Vice President, Communications & Government Relations, about Caesars allying with PokerStars.

State Sen. Lesniak: Adelson, Gov. Christie Delaying PokerStars' Entrance into New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak explains to PokerNews why he believes PokerStars has not received an operating license in New Jersey.

Rob Tinnion Ships the Sunday Million Twice in Five Months: "It's Extremely Surreal"

Rob "rtinnion" Tinnion talks about winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for the second time in five months.

Ivey League CEO Dan Fleyshman: "We're Not in the Process of Raising $20M"

CEO Dan Fleyshman tells PokerNews rumors that Ivey League is seeking $20 million in seed money is inaccurate.

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov: "Propaganda Is What Makes People Angry"

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov discusses the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the similarities between business and poker, and the pleasure to play at super high roller events.

Marcin Horecki on Poker in Poland: "Authorities Have Absolutely No Clue About Anything"

Poland's poker veteran joined PokerNews during the EPT Deauville to talk about his competitive nature and his passion for winning. Even when he is at the traffic light.

PokerNews Named "Best Affiliate in Poker" For Third Consecutive Year

PokerNews wins Best Poker Affiliate for the third year in a row at the iGB Affiliate Awards.

Genting Poker Series Looks to Inject Fun Back Into Poker

Matthew Pitt of UK & Ireland PokerNews sat down with Genting's poker operations manager Kevin Proctor to discuss the sweeping changes made to the Genting Poker Series.

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting by April 2015

PokerStars will launch sports betting "ahead of schedule" with a brand new mobile platform.

Gus Hansen Invests Millions in Bridge, Phil Gordon Tries to Replace Email Communication

Gus Hansen invests in a machine that promises to 'take luck out of bridge,' while Phil Gordon launches a new chat service that plans to kill emails.

California Assemblyman Amends Online Poker Bill, Removes In-Person Registration Requirement

After speaking with poker players and industry professionals, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto amended his online poker legislation to remove the in-person registration requirement.

Director of Poker Jim Preston Leaving Crown Melbourne for Macau After Aussie Millions

Jim Preston helped grow the Aussie Millions into the Southern Hemisphere's most prestigious event, but this year will be his last.

Amaya Gaming to Repurchase Own Stock to Benefit Shareholders

Amaya intends to make a normal course issuer bid ("NCIB") to purchase and cancel up to 5,399,631 common shares over a one-year period.

Andrew West Named New Unibet's New Head of Poker

Stockholm-listed Unibet names Andrew West as the interim head of poker while the gaming operator is searching for a permanent replacement.

A Year in Review With Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus

The French entrepreneur open the doors of his office to PokerNews and talks about what worked (and what didn't) in 2014, and unveils some of his big plans for 2015.

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.

Ourgame Obtains Exclusive WPT Rights to More Than a Dozen Countries Throughout Asia

Ourgame obtains exclusive rights to World Poker Tour brand in more than a dozen countries and territories across Asia including China and Macau.

Canadian Police Raid Amaya Offices in Montreal

While Canada's authorities investigate on the purchase of the Oldford Group, Amaya says that "the investigation, has had no impact on Amaya's business operations, employees or companies."

Winfred Yu Discusses Macau's Famed Big Game Move from StarWorld to Venetian

Earlier this year the Poker King Club, home to Macau's famed big game, moved operations from StarWorld to Venetian. Here Winfred Yu talks about the move.

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