Tag: Poker Business

Poker Staking Going Mainstream? YouStake Accepted for Venture Capital Investment

Poker staking might grow more mainstream as YouStake has been accepted into the venture capital company 500 Startups four-month accelerator program.

Russia Is Considering the Legalization of Online Poker

Russia is considering to allow its 144 million residents to legally play online poker.

ANAon Encouraging Portuguese Players to Boycott Regulated Poker Rooms If Ring Fenced

ANAon, the Portuguese Player Association, plans to boycott regulated online poker rooms in the country if segregation takes place as proposed.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Sad News Dominates the Headlines

Check out the UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up for all the latest goings on from our UK & Ireland PokerNews site.

Amaya Set to Appeal $870MM Kentucky Damages Ruling

Amaya Inc. is set to appeal a judge's decision to award the state of Kentucky $870 million as a result of the former owners of PokerStars violating the state's anti-gambling laws.

Brett Richey Leaves Professional Poker Behind to Focus on DFS App BlitzPick

Brett Richey gives up professional poker to focus on his new DFS app BlitzPick. Find out why he made the choice here.

BlogNews Weekly: Learn from Nanonoko, Fly To Las Vegas, and Jump in the Ring

Watch Randy "nanonoko" Lew on Twitch and win a private training session with one of the biggest legends in the game!

The Bicycle Hotel & Casino to Change the Face of Luxury Resort Gaming in Los Angeles

On December 1, the Bicycle Hotel & Casino will change the face of luxury resort gaming in Los Angeles.

Phil Ruffin's $1.3 Billion Bid for The Mirage Rejected by MGM

Phil Ruffin's $1.3 billion bid for the Mirage was rejected last month by MGM Resorts International. "The value is in the land," stated 79-year billionaire Phil Ruffin. Learn about Phil Ruffin's rise in Las Vegas.

Hippodrome Casino in London Looks Set To Expand

The Hippodrome Casino looks set to expand after the purchase of the neighbouring Crystal Rooms Adult Gaming Centre.

My Poker Calendar: Everything Poker, and Every Out You Need To Hit

Introducing My Poker Calendar, a new idea from poker player and businessman, Kevin Houghton.

GVC Holdings Rejects Offers for Bwin Assets

Despite having not yet completed the £1.1 billion takeover of bwin.party, GVC Holdings has had inquiries for a number of bwin.party's assets.

Rafi Ashkenazi Named New CEO of Rational Group; Says PokerStars Ready to Launch in NJ

The new CEO of the Rational Group, Rafi Ashkenazi, says the company is ready to launch in New Jersey.

Playtech Revenues Soar 47% in Q3; Already Matches €456.9 Million From Whole of 2014

Investors in Playtech are smiling after the company revealed its revenues have already matched the €456.9 million generated throughout the whole of 2014.

Poker Affiliate World Announces Rebranding to Online Affiliate World

On October 20, iBus Media B2B affiliate online marketplace Poker Affiliate World announces rebranding to Online Affiliate World "to move forward with a strong focus on sports, daily fantasy sports, finance, and trading."

PKR Changes Its Business Strategy; Drops Team Pro Concept

PKR drops the Team PKR Pro concept meaning Eleanor Gudger and Dan O'Callaghan are now without a sponsor.

Genting’s Resorts World Birmingham to Become UK's Largest Casino on October 21

Genting Resorts World Birmingham is set to open on October 21, with the new Genting International Casino opening five days later.

BlogNews Weekly: Lövgren in Love With Vegas, Ivey's Perfect Fold, and a Free Ebook

Check out the last edition of the BlogNews Weekly and learn how to be successful in everything you do, how to find the best cash games in Vegas...and when it's the right time to fold Kings.

Alex Dreyfus To Host a Q&A Session About the Global Poker League on Oct. 14

The CEO of Mediarex will host a Q&A session about the Global Poker League "to tell people everything there is to know about the project."

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: PokerStars In, Yong "LuckySpewy" Kwon Wins Big

It was another exciting week for online poker in New Jersey. Check out the biggest tournament winners and latest industry news.