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Tag: Pokerstars

Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz Reflects on PokerStars' Upcoming Tournament One Billion

On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 13:00 ET, the world’s largest online poker site will hold "Tournament One Billion." We talked to Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz about it.

Celebrations Begin as Unibet Poker Approaches 100 Million Hands Dealt

Unibet Poker is celebrating its 100 millionth hand with cash prizes up to $1,000,000.

2014 APPT Auckland Main Event Day 1c: Matenga Dominates

After Day 1c of the 2014 APPT Auckland Main Event, last year's field was topped by 12 entries and Terangi Matenga led the way.

PokerStars Announces Casino Games and Sports Betting in Italy Country Manager Marco Trucco announces the imminent launch of casino games, slots, and a new sports-betting product.

New VAT Laws Could Cost Online Gaming Companies Tens of Millions

Online gaming operators will be subject to tens of millions of dollars per year in value-add tax (VAT) starting in 2015 as the European Union (EU) implements changes related to the tax on electronic services.

2014 APPT Auckland Main Event Day 1b: Mehrdad Razmi Finishes On Top

Mehrdad Razmi finishes on top after Day 1b of the 2014 APPT Auckland Main Event.

Five Thoughts: Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau Returns to Poker, Ultimate Gaming Closes and More

While the poker world was debating whether or not Phil Hellmuth is a good ambassador for the game, Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau made a triumphant return in Colorado.

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.

Over $300,000 Raised During PokerStars-Sponsored Charity Poker Night

Over £195,000 ($305,000) in donations were raised during the fourth-annual Quintessentially Foundation Poker Night at London's Savoy Hotel last week.

Online Gaming Revenues Increase by 19 Percent in Spain

Online gross gaming revenues increase to €62 million ($77.5 million) in the third quarter of 2014.

2014 APPT Auckland Main Event Day 1a: Ben Rendall Finishes On Top

Ben Rendall finishes on top after Day 1a of the 2014 APPT Auckland Main Event.

BlogNews Weekly: Emotional Intelligence, WPT Jacksonville, and Dangers of Running Well

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

The Sunday Briefing: "makarios007" Wins MicroMillions Main Event for $93,000

MicroMillions IX came to a close with the conclusion of the $22 Main Event. Get all the results in the Sunday Briefing.

George “Jorj95” Lind Reflects on PokerStars' Upcoming Tournament One Billion

On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 13:00 ET, the world’s largest online poker site will hold "Tournament One Billion." We talked to George “Jorj95” Lind about it.

Is Online Poker Doomed in New Jersey?

Reported monthly regulated online poker revenues in New Jersey dipped below $2 million dollars in the month of October for the first time since its inception in November 2013.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Follows Up Last Week's Big Win by Dropping $357K

Phil "Polarizing" Ivey followed up last week's big win by losing $357K and finishing as this week's biggest online loser. Those details and more here.

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.

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

PokerStars Strengthens Online Poker Partnerships for Future California Market

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians joins Internet poker partnership alongside PokerStars and Morongo Band of Mission Indians.