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Tag: Poker Business

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.

Point of Consumption Tax Takes Effect Dec. 1 in the United Kingdom

The new 15-percent UK Point of Consumption Tax went into effect on Dec. 1. What does this mean for operators and players?

Will Deauville Remain a Stop on the EPT? FPS President Cedric Billot Discusses Future

PokerStars Business Development Manager and French Poker Series President Cedric Billot does not exclude that the EPT may move away from Deauville in the near future.

Vicky Coren-Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Pro Over Introduction of Casino Games

Vicky Coren-Mitchell, the first player to ever win two EPT titles, has parted ways with Team PokerStars Pros after the introduction of online casino games.

WSOP Main Event Runner-Up Felix Stephensen Could Pay 50 Percent of Winnings in Taxes

Norway's income tax and bad timing may cost WSOP Main Event runner-up Felix Stephensen over $2.5 million in taxes.

PokerStars Announces Global Launch of Sports Betting and Casino Games

PokerStars announces global launch of sports betting and casino games.

DDoS Attacks Against Svenska Spel Continue

A parliamentary motion asks the government to end the current gambling monopoly exactly while Svenska Spel shuts down its poker room because of DDoS attacks.

Amaya Gaming and Playtech Reportedly In Negotiations to Buy bwin.party

A new batch of billionaire deals may be about to start, as Amaya Gaming and Playtech are reportedly in negotiations to buy the gambling group bwin.party.

UK PokerNews Round-Up: Companies Perform Well; Stuart Pearce Learns Poker

The UK & Ireland PokerNews round-up highlights the most popular stories from the past seven days from our UK & Ireland facing site.

Phil Ivey Among 26 People Approved for Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Poker pro Phil Ivey was among 26 people approved by Las Vegas officials to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

Are New Currency Fees at PokerStars Part of Bigger Strategic Changes?

PokerStars recently announced new foreign exchange fees for financial transactions to and from its client.

Amaya CEO Baazov "Very Pleased" with Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov says he's "very pleased with the performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014." Read the full report from the first half of the year.

PKR Poker Officially Releases the New 3.0 PKR Client

PKR 3.0 was released this week with a new avatar shop and numerous updates aimed at making the life players a little easier.

French Regulator Proposes Meeting With Poker Players to Discuss Industry's Future

French regulator ARJEL proposes a meeting with poker players to discuss the future of online poker in France.

PKR Exits Italian Poker Market

No more award-winning 3D poker software for Italian poker players, as PKR announced it is pulling out of the market.

Ongame Network Follows PokerStars and Leaves International 'Grey Markets'

Skins of the Amaya Gaming-owned Ongame Poker Network stopped offering real money poker games in nearly 30 countries with grey markets.

2012 EPT Madrid Runner-Up Fraser MacIntyre Acquires Main Event Travel

2012 European Poker Tour (EPT) Madrid runner-up Fraser MacIntyre has acquired poker travel and accommodation service company, Main Event Travel for an undisclosed fee.

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