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Tag: PokerNews Updates

Should You Play Poker While Hungry?

Newly-published research suggests that the decision-making ability is improved in a hot state like hunger or sexual arousal.

Are Seating Scripts Killing Online Poker?

According to Microgaming's Alex Scott "most recreational players would be horrified to find out about them."

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.

Operators Encouraged to Pre-Apply for Dutch Gambling License

The Chief Executive Officer of the Dutch gambling authority Marja Appelman asked national and international operators interested to join the country's upcoming legalized online market to express their interest in a license from Dec. 1, 2014

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.

MSPT Teams Pros Dominate at Canterbury Park's 2014 Fall Poker Classic

MSPT Team Pros Matt Kirby, Matt Alexander, Blake Bohn and Kou Vang all put up impressive results at the Canterbury Park 2014 Fall Poker Classic.

PokerStars Cancels French Poker Series Stop in Paris After Last Week's Police Operation

"We are sorry to cancel the FPS event in Paris," the series' President Cédric Billot said. Online and live qualifiers can now trade their tickets with entries to events in Deauville, Namur or Prague.

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.

Edu Garcia Freixa Wins World Poker Tour National in Barcelona for €50,000

To put his hands on the prestigious trophy, Garcia Freixa had to survive a field of 515 players and a proving two-day long heads-up

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."

2014 PPC Aruba World Championship Day 2: Aristoteles Neto Leads Final 10; Ebanks Third

The final table of the 2014 PPC Aruba World Championship $2,200 Main Event has been reached, and Aristoteles Neto leads the way.

Norway Legalizes Live Poker Tournaments, Opens to Home Games

Live poker events with no more than ten participants and a buy-in of NOK 1,000 ($153) or less will be permitted without the need of any specific authorization from the Lotteritilsynet or any other local institution.

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.

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