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Tag: Poker Players

Ireland to Raise €25 Million a Year With a New Online Gambling Tax

The implementation of Ireland's Betting (Amendment) Bill will lead to a new 1 percent tax on all cash game pots similar to the one currently in use in France.

Spain Plans to Save Online Gambling Industry With New Casino Licenses

Spain plans to save its online gambling industry with new casino licenses.

Marvin Rettenmaier No Longer a Partypoker Team Pro

The split between Marvin Rettenmaier and partypoker is only the latest in a series of moves that are reshaping the relationship between online poker rooms and professional players.

BlogNews Weekly: Christian de León, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Kara Scott

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt and partypoker.

Brett Angell Wins UKIPT London Main Event for $185,058

Brett Angell wins the UKIPT4 Grand Final and £115,083 ($185,058), and Anatoly Filatov is the EPT Main Event Day 1a chip leader.

Hanh Tran Wins the 2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Main Event

Former tournament director Hanah Tran won the PokerNews Cup Main Event for €19,010.

PokerNews Cup Vienna Day 1b: €75,000 Guarantee Shattered!

A total of 101 players will return to the tables on Sunday to compete for the €20,450 top prize in the PokerNews Cup.

2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Day 1a: Einstein with the Winning Formula

Christian Einstein leads after Day 1a of the 2014 PokerNews Cup Vienna Main Event.

The 2014 PokerNews Cup is Underway!

The series is back after a five-year break since Australia's Con Tsapkounis was crowned champion at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, back in 2009.

PokerNews Announces €200,000 Guarantee for the 2015 PokerNews Cup

The sixth edition of the PokerNews Cup will take place at King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, from February 3 – 8, 2015

European Poker Tour and UKIPT Combine Forces in London

The United Kingdom and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) and the European Poker Tour (EPT) have combined forces in London, UK.

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 Poker Announces PKR 3.0: "The Beginning of an Exciting New Chapter"

PKR Poker will be releasing a new version of its award-winning 3D software by the end of the month.

PokerStars Announces First-Ever European Poker Tour Festival in Malta

The first-ever Malta Poker Festival will run from March 18-28, 2015, and will include the GPI European Poker Awards.

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.

Daniel Colman Continues Torrid Run with Victory at WPT Alpha8 London ($959,622)

Daniel Colman picked up another major live poker title by winning the 2014 WPT Alpha8 London event.

Sweden's Tax Board Goes After Millions in Unpaid Taxes on Poker Winnings

Sweden's Tax Agency discovered nearly 50 players who are now accused of hiding online poker winnings of millions of Euros.

Phil Ivey Rejects Cheating Accusations in Court: "It's Not In My Nature to Cheat"

"I would not be doing my job very well if I did not seek to use to my benefit weaknesses that I identify in the way that casinos set up or offer particular casino games."

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