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Tag: PokerNews Updates

Hoss Colao, Sonny Rattan Make Late Surges to Lead Final Flights of Summer Slam Event #5

Hoss Colao and Sonny Rattan led their respective flights of the Seneca Niagara Summer Slam Event #5 on Wednesday.

Portugal To Launch Regulated Gambling Market By the End of 2014

Portugal's upcoming regulated gambling market is set to become operative by the end of 2014, as the Portuguese national parliament gave the green light.

Chen Qin Tops Biggest Poker Event Ever Held Outside of USA to Win Beijing Millions

Chinese player Chen Qin defeats 2,732-entrant field to win Beijing Millions, the biggest poker event ever held outside of America.

Poker Jobs: Tom Scott Discusses the Art of Managing the Vic's Poker Room

When you walk into the great temples of the world, they invoke a sense of comfort and serenity; a place where time seems to cease to exist.

2014 WSOP November Nine: New Jersey Online Player William Tonking

Will Tonking is used to grinding online poker in New Jersey, but now he finds himself on poker's biggest stage as part of the 2014 WSOP November Nine.

Amaya's Stocks Hit 52-Week High After PokerStars Takeover Receives Green Light

The financial markets gave their blessing to the $4.9 billion deal between Amaya Gaming Group Inc. and the Rational Group Ldt. as the value of Amaya's stocks (AYA) reached their all time high in 52 weeks at the Toronto Stocks Exchange on Tuesday.

First Billion-Chip Pot Hits Full Tilt Play Money Tables

Although the action at the play money tables can not really be compared with the real money ones, the way the hand developed shows how things seem to be getting pretty serious also at the "for fun" version of the poker room.

Five Things to Do at this Weekend’s MSPT Majestic Star

The Mid-States Poker Tour is at Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Indiana this weekend. Here are five things not to be missed at the stop.

Lam Ngo, John Stempier Lead First Two Flights of Seneca Niagara Summer Slam Event #5

The first two of six starting flights kicked off in Event #5 of the Seneca Niagara Summer Slam $50,000 Guaranteed Event #5. Lam Ngo and John Stempier lead the way.

Full Tilt Poker Grand Auction Is Your Last Chance at Some Cool Poker Memorabilia

On Saturday, August 2, Jay Sugarman Auction Corp. will be holding a massive auction giving poker fans the unique (and last) opportunity to put their hands on over 200,000 Full Tilt Poker branded items.

Philippines Discuss Internet Gambling Regulation

"People are no longer bound to physical locations and are able to face their bets from within their own homes," said Philippine's ACT-CIS party member Samuel D. Pagdilao.

Jonathan Olson Wins 2014 Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki for $95,741

Jonathan Olson topped a field of 368 runners to claim a $95,741 first-place prize in the Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki in Tama, Iowa.

MSPT Meskwaki Day 1b: David Gonia Leads, Seeks Second MSPT Title

Minnesotan David Gonia went on a huge rush in the last few levels of Day 1b to bag a monstrous 392,000, well ahead of Day 1a leader Brandon Meyers.

Season 5 of Mid-States Poker Tour Returns to Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Indiana

Season 5 of the Mid-States Poker Tour is back with another stop at Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Indiana from July 26 thru August 3.

MSPT Meskwaki Day 1a: Brandon Meyers Bags Chip Lead; Kessler & Tryba Fall

Day 1a of the Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki in Tama, Iowa attracted 164 players, but only 36 survived the night with Brandon Meyers leading the way.

Crimea Gambling Congress To Offer Insight On Russia's Upcoming Gambling Industry

The event, which will gather together operators and international investors, will be held in Yalta on August 22, and aims to highlight the benefits that the opening to the gambling industry can bring to the region

Svenska Spel Applies For Online Casino License in Sweden

Should she Swedish government accept the request, Svenska Spel would become the only licensed casino operator in the Scandinavian country.

Season 5 of Mid-States Poker Tour Returns to Meskwaki Casino in Tama, Iowa

Season 5 of the Mid-States Poker Tour is back with another stop at Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Tama, Iowa from July 19-27.

$5 Million Guaranteed MicroMillions 8 Kicks Off On PokerStars

The eighth edition of the PokerStars MicroMillions features 100 events between july 17-27 and at least $5 million in prize pools.

European Commission Has Issued a Recommendation On Gambling

Member States should consider to act and eventually modify their national legislation in order to "protect minors from gambling, provide for more coherent commercial practices and improve awareness in order to mitigate to the extent possible the...