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Tag: Pokerstars

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Double Delight For Ben Dobson

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up brings you the most popular stories from the past seven days from our UK & Ireland focussed site. Dobson, who recently married, is on a real high right now after a...

Vicky Coren-Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Pro Over Introduction of Casino Games

Vicky Coren-Mitchell, the first player to ever win two EPT titles, has parted ways with Team PokerStars Pros after the introduction of online casino games.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier 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 Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier about it.

BlogNews Weekly: Is Poker a Selfish Game?

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

PokerStars Wins 2014 Poker Operator and Mobile Poker Operator of The Year Honors

PokerStars notched two eGR Gaming Awards for 2014 -- Poker Operator and Mobile Poker Operator of the Year.

The Sunday Briefing: Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen Wins Sunday Warm-Up, Crosses $7M in Cashes

John "LeNaber" Howlett wins the PokerStars Sunday Million, while Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen crosses $7 million in tournament cashes. Get the full results in the Sunday Briefing.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Auckland Main Event Day 2: Big Lead for Nguyen at Final Table

Only nine remain in the 2014 Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Auckland Main Event, and it's Minh Nguyen leading the final table.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: MTT Wins and Neil Channing Gains a Sponsor

It's been a busy week of poker in the UK with the partypoker WPT UK festival, GUKPT Blackpool Main Event, several large online wins and Neil Channing becoming a brand ambassador for Sky Poker.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil Ivey Rebounds with $387,000 Win and More

Phil “Polarizing” Ivey finished as last week’s biggest loser, but rebounded this week by winning $387,651 after playing 11,076 hands on Full Tilt Poker.

PokerStars Announces Global Launch of Sports Betting and Casino Games

PokerStars announces global launch of sports betting and casino games.

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 PokerStars.net APPT Auckland Main Event Day 1c: Matenga Dominates

After Day 1c of the 2014 PokerStars.net 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

PokerStars.it 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 PokerStars.net APPT Auckland Main Event Day 1b: Mehrdad Razmi Finishes On Top

Mehrdad Razmi finishes on top after Day 1b of the 2014 PokerStars.net 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.

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