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Tag: Poker Players

PokerStars Announces Rake Increase on November 4

With a note sent to the public on Thursday, PokerStars announced some new strategic changes that include a rake increase for some of the room's games and the end of the Battle of the Planets promotion. The room's new rake structure will be...

The €200,000 GTD PokerStars King's Cup Kicks Off Nov. 6

The PokerStars King's Cup will introduce the first-ever "turbo starting day" in PokerStars' history.

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.

BlogNews Weekly: Johnny Lodden on Tournament Structures and a $100K Jackpot SNG Hits

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

John Ott Captures PPC Poker Tour Season 2 Player of the Year Title

John Ott barely beat out Parry Shaw to win the PPC Poker Tour Season 2 Player of the Year, which awarded him seat into 2015 PPC Poker Tour Season 3 Aruba.

Connection Issues Cost partypoker Players Two Pokerfest Events

Online grinders had a bitter surprise on Sunday, as connectivity problems forced partypoker to cancel some of the top events in its schedule, including two part of the ongoing Pokerfest series.

Full Tilt Unveils New "Cinematic" Ads Strategy

With two video clips named "The Bluff" and "The Call," Full Tilt completed the process started with the decision to not renew Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom's sponsorship contracts and embrace an all-new promotional strategy.

The PokerStars Micromillions Returns Nov. 6 With a $5 Million Prize Pool

Play for a share of at least $6 million in the PokerStars MicroMillions 9 from Nov. 6 to Nov. 16.

Neymar, Kakà, and Many Others Join "#VAMOFOSTERA" Campaign to Support Bruno Politano

Some of Brazil's most famous sports stars joined the #VAMOFOSTERA campaign to support Bruno Politano in his road to the 2014 WSOP Main Event title.

The European Union Court of Justice Issues Historical Ruling in Favor of Italian Poker Players

The European Union Court of Justice believes that Italian tax legislation "gives rise to a discriminatory restriction on the freedom to provide services."

Poker Jobs: Laura Cornelius Explains How to Become a Poker Presenter

"Know your stuff and always look as in control as you can," PokerNews-own Laura Cornelius shares some useful tips on how to land a job as a poker presenter.

Aristoteles Neto Wins 2014 PPC Aruba Main Event, Turning $65 Into $62,764!

Satellite winner Aristoteles Neto took down the 2014 PPC Aruba World Championship $2,200 Main Event for just under $63,000.

TonyBet Poker Announces First-Ever Open-Face Chinese Poker Live World Championship

The first-ever OFC Poker Live World Championship will kick off in Prague, Czech Republic, on December 8 – 10, 2014.

The End of "The Professionals": Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom No Longer Part of Full Tilt

We can confirm that Full Tilt’s sponsorship of Viktor Blom and Gus Hansen has expired," a spokesperson from Full Tilt told PokerNews. "We would like to wish Viktor and Gus all the best in their future endeavors."

2011 WSOP Champ Darren Woods On Trial for Collusion and Fraud

According to the accusations, Woods would have worked together with his father Morteza Gharoon to create a network of fake accounts and get an unfair advantage at the poker table through collusion.

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.

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