Tag: Russia

Sunday Briefing: "LilFishAtL" Wins the Sunday Million for $141K

LilFishAtL was the biggest online tournament winner this weekend after taking down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $141,000.

Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov is Latest Top Dog in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings

Russia's Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov is the number one ranked player in the world in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings.

Spain's Andres "Educa-p0ker" Artinano Wins $833,747 in January

Spain's Andres "Educa-p0ker" Artinano dominated the high-stakes poker action in January 2016 on PokerStars, recording $833,747 in profit.

PokerStars Addresses Concerns About Whether a Bot Was Heads-Up in a TCOOP Event

PokerStars assures players that a bot was not playing heads-up in a TCOOP event after a long delay took place when deal discussions were supposed to take place.

Russia Is Considering the Legalization of Online Poker

Russia is considering to allow its 144 million residents to legally play online poker.

Sweden's Christian "eisenhower1" Jeppsson Wins the 2015 Yearly PocketFives Leaderboard

Sweden's Christian "eisenhower1" Jeppsson wins the 2015 Yearly PocketFives Leaderboard and has been the #1 ranked player in world for 15 straight weeks.

Swedes Dominating the PocketFives Worldwide Online Rankings

For the 12th straight week, Sweden's Christian "eisenhower1" Jeppsson is the number one ranked online poker player in the world according to the PocketFives Worldwide Online Poker Rankings.

Sergey Bagirov Leads the TonyBet OFC World Championship Main Event After Day 1

Sergey Bagirov leads the field of the remaining 12 players entering day 2 of the TonyBet OFC Championship Main Event.

BlogNews Weekly: Another Millionaire on PokerStars, Inflatable Tube Man & Note Taking

Learn about a new Spin & Go millionaire on PokerStars, the Inflatable Tube Man, and note taking in this week's edition of the BlogNews weekly.

From Monte Carlo to the PokerNews Cup: Meet Russia's Anna Yamshchikova

Russia's Anna Yamshchikova joined the day1 a of the 2015 PokerNews Cup Main Event and sat down with PokerNews to talk about her successes in ladies events all around the globe.

BlogNews Weekly: "Veeea" Wins Two Majors, Full Tilt Avatar Battle & Bankroll Management

Discover Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov's amazing Sunday, new avatars on Full Tilt, and bankroll management in this week's BlogNews Weekly.

Russia Unveils the Tigre de Cristal Casino

Russia unveils the Tigre de Cristal casino in the Far East.

PokerStars' VIP Scheme Changes Not Sitting Well with High-Volume, High-Stakes Players

PokerStars unveils its new VIP program featuring StarsCoin starting in 2016, rewarding lower volume players more and higher volume players less.

Six Spin & Go Millionaires In Just One Week at PokerStars

In just one week, PokerStars has made six of its players millionaires in its Spin & Go games.

Russia Introduces Legislation to Potentially Prohibit Online Gaming Transactions

Russia introduces a Finance Bill which if passed could prohibit banks from processing online gaming transactions.

U.K. Gambling Commission Announces Review to Look Into Third-Party Software

The U.K. Gambling Commission (UKGC) announced a review to investigate whether the use of third-party software could lead to episodes of cheating and collusion in online poker.

Odlanor Malware Raises Some Concern at PokerStars and Full Tilt

Odlanor malware raises some concern at PokerStars and Full Tilt.

"V7JCV21" Wins $260,194 and Jason Somerville Streams a Final Table in the 2015 WCOOP

13 events are now in the books in the 2015 World Championship of Online Poker. Take a look at who the big winners are so far.

PokerStars Introduces $100 Spin & Go's With $300,000 Top Prize

PokerStars introduced $100 buy-in lottery style Spin & Go's with a top prize of $300,000. "The fog is getting thicker...and PokerStars' Spin & Gos are getting laaaaaaaaarger," says PokerStars' Brad Willis.

PokerStars WCOOP 2015: Official Schedule

The 2015 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) returns to PokerStars in September with 70 events and $45 million in guaranteed prize pools.

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