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Tag: Russia

Russia's Attack Against America's "Invisible Internet" Could Switch Online Poker Off

The end of online gaming, including online poker, could be coming in Russia.

Adrian Mateos Wins Two EPT Side Events in One Day

Adrian Mateos Diaz wins two European Poker Tour side events in a single day!

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov: "Propaganda Is What Makes People Angry"

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov discusses the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the similarities between business and poker, and the pleasure to play at super high roller events.

French Players Dominate the Field at the EPT Deauville Main Event

French players flock to Deauville for the Main Event of the European Poker Tour.

Russia to Shut Down Three Casinos to Help Develop Gambling in Sochi

The Russian government plans to close down three casinos in the Azov-City gambling zone in the Krasnodar Krai region by April 1, 2015.

Russia's "Nikki_Hefner" Wins PokerStars TCOOP Main Event for $396,516

Russia's "Nikki_Hefner" won the TCOOP Main Event on PokerStars for $396,516.

Russia Plans to Introduce New Financial Restrictions on Gaming Operators

The Russian government plans to institute a new law mandating that all licensed gaming operators use a single financial transaction portal, and banks block transactions from unlicensed gaming operators.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Loses Over $600,000 in a Few Days

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom had a tough time on the felts in the past few days, losing $614,578 in 6,804 hands.

Russian Player "sss66666" Wins the First PokerStars $1 Million Spin & Go

Russian player "sss66666" won the first-ever $1 million Spin & Go on PokerStars.

Ladbrokes Exits Finland, Portugal, Romania and Russia

It is believed that Ladbrokes has exited four countries due to licensing concerns and that it will soon be back in Romania and Portugal.

Phil Ivey Already Down $290,925 On the Year

Phil Ivey is the early leader as 2015's biggest loser in the online poker realm.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Heads Back to Full Tilt and Wins $204,000

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom wins $204,000 on Full Tilt during a marathon comeback session.

PokerStars EPT Prague Main Event Day 1a: Dmitry Ponomarev Leads as 201 Advance

Dmitry Ponomarev leads the surviving 201 players after Day 1a of the 2014 PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague Main Event.

Mikal Blomlie Wins Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship

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

New Russian Casinos Try to Capitalize on Georgia's Gambling Revenues

Casino operators plan to build new casinos in Georgia and Russia.

Will the TonyBet OFC World Championship Be the Biggest OFC Tournament in History?

Learn about the history of open-face Chinese poker and more about the first-ever TonyBet Poker-sponsored OFC World Championship in December.

Movie To Be Written Based On Molly Bloom's Celebrity High-Stakes Games

Molly Bloom's legendary high-stakes games will soon land on the big screen.

Three Protests at PokerStars Met With Mixed Results

Poker players in three different online poker communities recently protested the rake increases at PokerStars with mixed results.

Brett Angell Wins UKIPT London Main Event for $185,058

Brett Angell wins the UKIPT4 Grand Final and £115,083 ($185,058), and Anatoly Filatov is the EPT Main Event Day 1a chip leader.

Record-Breaking Estrellas Poker Tour Heats Up in Barcelona

The 2014 Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event has already broken records and there's still an entire third starting day left to play out.

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