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Tag: PokerNews Updates

Andorra to Regulate Online Poker and Open First Ever Brick-and-Mortar Casino

The small European state of Andorra looks to regulate online poker, possibly joining a neighboring market to share liquidity.

MiniFTOPS XXVII Offers $1.25 Million in Guarantees at Full Tilt

MiniFTOPS XVII will run at Full Tilt from Jan. 4-18 with $1.25 million in guarantees.

Czech Republic Plans to Double the Taxes on Gambling

The Finance Minister believes that higher taxes could help the government to find extra revenues for 6 billion Czech Crowns, approximately $270 million Euros.

Sean Yu Wins WSOP Circuit Harrah's Southern California Main Event for $101,881

Sean Yu topped a field of 283 entries to win the World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah's Southern California, formerly Rincon, for $101,881.

Mike Puccio Wins Heartland Poker Tour Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago for $164,249

Landscape contractor Mike Puccio topped field of 498 at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago to earn a coveted Heartland Poker Tour title and $164,249.

Ireland Postpones Adoption of a New Gambling Legislation to 2015

If adopted, the new legislation on online gambling will introduce a new 1 percent tax on all the best placed by Irish online gambler. In the case of online poker, this could translate into a 1 percent tax to be applied to all the pots.

PokerStars EPT Prague Main Event Day 4: Vanessa Selbst Among Leaders with 22 Left

Fabio Sperling leads after Day 4 of the European Poker Tour 11 Prague Main Event. Vanessa Selbst is among the leaders with 22 left.

Peixin Liu Wins Mid-States Poker Tour Season 5 Finale at Canterbury Park for $106,483

Peixin Liu claimed $106,483 for defeating a field of 432 at Mid-States Poker Tour Canterbury Park, the biggest live score of his poker career.

2014 MSPT Canterbury Day 1b: Derek Crooks Bags Lead as Field Swells to 432 Entries

Derek Crooks topped a field of 218 runners on Day 1b of the Mid-States Poker Tour Canterbury Park, which saw 218 entries bring event total to 432 entrants.

The Betting Corner: Are You Ready For Manchester United - Liverpool?

This weekend throws up a number of matches which present great value for the bettor. We've found the best bets in the Premier League; read on to find out how Bookiesmash can make your betting life better.

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."

Mikal Blomlie Wins Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship

Mikal Blomlie wins TonyBet Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship in Prague.

Official Study Proposes to Strengthen Monopolistic Policies in Norway

According to the findings of a group of experts, Norway needs new laws to limit the "gambling leakage" that brings money to international operators.

Denmark Police Investigate High-Stakes Poker Fraud

Denmark authorities believe that a professional poker player may have cheated in online high-stakes games and accumulated millions in illegal profits.

Laurent Polito Wins World Poker Tour National Paris for €140K and Third Title

Laurent Polito topped a field of 682 entries to win World Poker Tour National Paris for €140,000 and his third WPTN title.

MSPT Team Pro Matt Alexander Captures 2nd Heartland Poker Tour Title

Team MSPT Pro Matt Alexander topped a field of 176 entries to win the Heartland Poker Tour Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel for $69,043.

Jake Bazeley Wins WSOP Circuit Harrah's Cherokee Main Event for $239,096

Jake Bazeley topped a field of 797 entrants to win the 2014/2015 World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah's Cherokee Main Event for $239,096.

Jennifer Shahade Wins Biggest Open-Face Chinese Live Poker Event in History

Chess grandmaster Jennifer Shahade wins biggest open-face Chinese live poker event in history.

Francisco "paulwiter" Garcia Eyes His Second Supernova Elite Status of 2014

In early August, Francisco "paulwiter" Garcia achieved his goal to reach the prestigious Supernova Elite status on PokerStars. Now, he wants it again.