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Tag: PokerNews Updates

PokerStars Announces Global Launch of Sports Betting and Casino Games

PokerStars announces global launch of sports betting and casino games.

Rafa Nadal Defeats Ronaldo in Charity Poker Game and Requests a Rematch

The second game between the two sports legends ended with a $50,000 win that the Spaniard will devolve to his own Rafa Nadal Foundation.

Viktor Blom, Nicolas Levi, and Teddy Sheringham to Play in Unibet's Golden Cash Game

Blom's participation to the first-ever Golden Cash Game will mark the beginning of the 30th edition of the Unibet Open and - some say - also of a new sponsorship deal.

Eleanor Gudger Wins partypoker WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn for £140,000

Eleanor Gudger tops field of 2,133 entries to win £1 Million Guarantee partypoker WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn for £140,000.

John Bunch Wins Heartland Poker Tour Stratosphere Main Event for $150,080

John Bunch topped a field of 411 players to win the Heartland Poker Tour Stratosphere for $150,080. November Niner Dan Sindelar finished in eighth place.

Phil Hellmuth Wins 2014 Pittsburgh Poker Open

Phil Hellmuth won his first tournament since 2012 by taking down the Pittsburgh Poker Open $1,000 Main Event for over $54,000.

Dylan Wilkerson Wins WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic for $147,509

Dylan Wilkerson topped a field of 166 players to win the World Poker Tour Emperors Palace Poker Classic for $147,509.

Global Poker Conference to Lead to the American Poker Awards on Feb. 27

The first-ever American Poker Awards will develop around a busy schedule with lectures and panel discussion about the poker industry

2014 MSPT Golden Gates Casino Day 1b: Livingston Leads Advancing 37 Players

Day 1b of the Mid-States Poker Tour Golden Gates attracted 180 entrants, but by the end of night only 37 remained w/ Matt Livingston leading the way.

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.

Players in Regulated Markets Can No Longer Enter Live Events Via PokerStars Account

The new policy will affect all PokerStars players from UK, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, and Estonia.

Unibet Reports a 17.6-Percent Growth in Revenues

Online gaming operator Unibet reported £2 million ($3.2 million) in third quarter 2014 revenue representing a 17.6 percent increase over the £1.7 million ($2.7 million) in revenue reported in the second quarter of 2014.

Amaya Gaming and Playtech Reportedly In Negotiations to Buy

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

Ryan Van Sanford Wins WPT Jacksonville bestbet Bounty Scramble for $421,068

Just three days after turning 21, Ryan Van Sanford won the World Poker Tour Jacksonville bestbet Bounty Scramble for $421,068.

The European Commission Approves Croatia's Gambling Legislation

New legislation will allow Croatian players to join dot-com players pool, but will also require considerable investments from operators.

Manuel Bevand Leaves Team Winamax to Focus on Online Poker

Manuel "manub_" Bevand announces his plan to leave live poker and focus more on the online side of the game. "After six years in the team and nine years as a poker player I have decided to bow out of poker."

Jesse Wilke Wins WSOP Circuit Harveys Lake Tahoe Main Event for $125,401

Jesse Wilke topped a field of 380 entrants to win the 2014/2015 World Series of Poker Circuit Harveys Lake Tahoe Main Event for $125,401.

Will the Proposed Dutch Remote Gaming Bill Cost Holland "Hundreds of Jobs?"

The proposed 20% online gaming gross revenue tax has not gone without protest in the Netherlands due to the 29% gross revenue tax currently being levied against land-based casinos.

Rick Block Wins 2014 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event

Rick Block was named the champion of the 2014 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event after a three-handed deal at the final table.