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2017-08-18 09:47
Isaac Haxton Lashes Out On PokerStars Using His Twitter Profile
Isaac Haxton, poker pro, has once again lashed out against PokerStars through his twitter profile by commenting on an article on PokerStars.…
2017-08-17 13:04
Trailer For Molly s Game A Movie Based On Real Poker Events Released
The long awaited trailer for the poker movie, Molly’s Game is out. The film set to release on November 22 worldwide looks promising.…
2017-08-16 22:26
PokerStars To Exit Australia Shortly
Following the recently passed government ban on online poker operators, Australian poker players will have to bid goodbye to another top poker site, PokerStars, in the coming weeks.…
2017-08-16 08:33
PokerStars Collaborates With Usain Bolt For Zoom Poker Special Edition
PokerStars have collaborated with Usain Bolt to celebrate the Athlete’s career and has developed a branded product with the celebrity’s name on it. It would allow PokerStars to enable its players to play Zoom poker edition at branded Usain Bolt tables.…
2017-08-14 13:17
Jack Sinclair Wins The GERMAN POKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sinclair won the €25,000 buy-in Super High Roller event. In all 28 players registered, meaning only top three players received money. The 2017 partypoker LIVE German Poker Championship was played over the weekend at the King’s Casino Rozyadov.…
2017-08-13 11:50
Partypoker Announces Updated Version Of Poker Software
Partypoker, an online poker site has announced a new version of their new poker software. The updated version has many new features which include improved game navigation along with the new darker lobby/table theme.…
2017-08-11 10:01
PokerStars Q2 Poker Revenue Down By Over 5%
The world’s largest online poker website in terms of players and revenue, the Star Group revealed its financial report for the second quarter that ended on June 30 on Wednesday. The report showed a year-over-year decline of 5.9%.…
2017-08-10 12:51
Australian Senate Passes Gambling Bill Ending Online Poker Industry
The Aussie online poker industry has to shut down completely after the Senate passed the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 on August 9. The passing of the bill into a law came as a surprise despite being enacted in November 2016. The passing of the Interactive Gambling Bill was confirmed through a public note by the Department of Human Resources.…
2017-08-09 23:13
Maryland Poker Sees A Rise Of 22% Revenue In July
The state of Maryland sees an impressive increase of 22% from the four poker rooms and 124 tables in the state, a total $3.77m in the month of July, compared to previous years as confirmed by the gaming regulators of the state.…
2017-08-09 07:46
New Poker Room To Open Up in Westgate Las Vegas
The Westgate Las Vegas is soon opening a poker room again which would have six tables on Wednesday. The Westgate is popularly known for its sportsbook, will host the poker room in the space which had the former sportsbook “fan cave”.…
2017-08-08 09:01
Post Retirement Bolt Likely To Spend More Time On Poker
Usain Bolt after finishing third in his career’s last solo race would likely get more time to focus on his new poker career. Bolt confirmed in his interview that he is happy with his career and firm on his decision of retirement. The decision will give him more time to work on his partnership with PokerStars.…
2017-08-06 20:16
Partypoker Releases 2017 Powerfest Online Poker Tournament Details
The details of the 2017 Powerfest online poker tournament series have been revealed by Partypoker. The series will have more than 330 events in total along with over a dozen of championships with a guaranteed prize pool of $35 million. …
2017-08-05 21:01
Daniel Lowery Takes The Day 1A Chip Lead In 2017 World Poker Tour Choctaw Main Event
The World Poker Tour Choctaw festival from the poker series 2017/2018 calendar is going on in Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma. The Main Event with $3,700 buy-in started on Friday, where around 340 entrants registered from around the globe.…
2017-08-04 13:11
Japan Added As The World Poker Tour Stop
The World Poker Tour has announced its first ever stop in Japan. The tournament has announced its partnership with a group called the Japan Poker Union. Although the venue remains unknown, qualifiers at a local poker clubs will take place. There would be four events in the tournament is slated for November 23-26.…
2017-08-03 14:57
Online Poker Giant The Stars Group Opens Its New Office In Malta
The world’s largest online gaming brand, Stars Group Inc. (formerly known as Amaya Inc.), that holds 70% of the global poker gaming market has relocated its office in Malta, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.…
2017-08-02 15:08
Graham Cowan Turns Masters Champion at Sydney Championships
Powerful emotion surrounds as Graham Cowan turns Masters Champion of 2017 Sydney Championships. The intensity of feeling is even bigger for the Poker Pro because he has never come close to winning a tournament before. This time, the 2017 Star Sydney Championships Masters Event was held as a part of the annual series.…
2017-08-01 12:18
Simon Boss Becomes The Only Poker Player To Win EM Main Event Twice
Swiss poker player Simon Boss won the Europe’s most prestigious live poker festival, ‘the Poker EM’ that marked the end of the event last night at the Austrian Casino Velden. Boss won the €2,700 Main Event to collect a €120,000 first-place prize and the tournament trophy, making him the only player to have ever won the Poker EM championship twice.…
2017-07-31 14:44
Hackers Sponsored By North Korean Government Attack Online Poker Sites For Nuclear Weapon Research Funding
According to a report from South Korean cyber security experts, a series of major cyber-attacks that have occurred between 2014 and the present may have possible involvements of North Korea’s state-sponsored hackers. The hackers have tried to infiltrate online poker and other gambling websites to steal money.…
2017-07-30 17:07
Spain Overall Poker Revenue Continues To Grow While Cash Game Poker Figures Disappoint
According to the numbers revealed by the gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) in Spain, the online gambling market has continued to grow over the years.…
2017-07-29 08:05
Saipan Mayor Fears Bill Increasing Poker Fees May Have A Negative Impact On SHEFA
The coming of House Local Bill 20-21, doubling the license fee for poker and pachinko machines, Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang said it might be too sudden. According to him the measure passed didn’t give the poker arcades in residential villages enough time relocate to their permitted operating zoning districts, no later than October 24, 2017.…

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