News From The Poker Scene

2017-06-22 03:37
Online Poker Giant Amaya Inc. To Hit The Indian Markets
Amaya Inc., the parent company of PokerStars would see its operations start in India soon in 2017.The online poker giant would enter the fastest-growing smartphone market.…
2017-06-21 07:40
Players To Self Deal According To New Amendments In Oregon s Anti Poker Room Bill
In nearly two dozen poker rooms in the state, players under the proposed amendments to Oregon’s anti-poker room bill would be required to self-deal as if it were a home game. Whoever has the button would be the dealer and no permanent dealers would be permitted.…
2017-06-20 05:09
Online Poker Bill In New York May Have to Wait For A Year
With New York State’s failed chances for approval, there still other two states that stand a chance to authorise regulated online poker this year.…
2017-06-19 10:03
Public Nomination Process Open Up For Poker Hall Of Fame
The public nomination process for the Poker Hall of Fame has been opened up by The World Series of Poker and its parent company, Caesars Entertainment.…
2017-06-19 02:05
Jerry Bowskill Appointed as Chief Technology Officer By Amaya
Jerry Bowskill, former technology consultant for Partis Solutions was announced the Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately for the Leading provider of technology-based products and services, Amaya Inc.…
2017-06-17 07:29
New Jersey Sees Online Poker Revenues
Poker market is lagging behind the online slots and other games. With the overall Casino revenues seeing a growth in online gaming, poker comes as a disappointment in Atlantic City.…
2017-06-16 04:46
Summer Poker Classic Series to Run From June 20 June 25
Turning Stone Resort Casino is the next big place to be for the poker lovers this summer on the East Coast. Frankie Foti, Poker Room Manager keeps the energy levels raised up with constant promotions. Hot Seat Cash and bonuses for Royal Flushes are the inclusions of the Daily Poker Tournament Schedule.…
2017-06-15 06:05
Leyonhjelm Seeks Online Inquiry Into Online Poker Ban
An online inquiry is being set up into Australia’s online poker market by Senator David Leyonhjelm. It comes around after a series of efforts to stop the implementation of the bill that bans the online poker operators from operating in Australia…
2017-06-14 08:28
Brabin Fined 10 000 For Breaking Australian Gambling Laws
A $10,000 fine handed down a few days back to former WSOP APAC event winner and Australian citizen Luke Brabin, owner and operator of Poker Asia Pacific as running an Aussie-facing site from within the confines of Australia is illegal under the country’s gambling law.…
2017-06-13 09:08
New York To Decide On Online Poker
New York is all set to try again at online poker. On Monday New York’s Senate voted on the online poker proposal sitting on the table.…
2017-06-13 05:17
Neymar Becomes Most Expensive Football Player Owing it to Poker
Neymar Jr., the 25-year-old Brazilian footballer who plays for Barcelona FC is one of the ambassadors of PokerStars has been rated as the most expensive football player in the world.…
2017-06-12 10:04
Adrian Mateos Wins Third Bracelet in 10 K Heads Up
Adrian Mateos, The youngest star in the glittery poker world hails from Spain and is just 22 years old.…
2017-06-12 04:54
PokerStars Paces Up With A Bolt
Usain Bolt, eight-time Olympics gold medalist has decided to enjoy some poker following his retirement. Reportedly PokerStars has signed Usain Bolt as the sponsored player for marketing campaigns and live appearances to woo new audiences to poker.…
2017-06-09 07:30
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Approving Online Gaming
A bill was passed again in Pennsylvania House that would regulate online gaming on Wednesday night. This was the second such attempt by the House where the bill was sent to Senate for review as the Senate had changed some language, which included raised tax rates. While the tax rates for online poker revenue were 16%, the house-banked internet games being charged at 54% raised issues and drew criticism.…
2017-06-08 07:07
Bad Actor Clause To Be Included in New York Online Poker Bill
A bill put forward by State Senator John Bonacic that could lead to the legalisation of online poker in New York State has been revised to include bad actors clause. The bill has already been approved by the New York Senate Finance Committee and awaits full vote at the State Senate.…
2017-06-08 04:16
Poker Market Sees 27.8% Rise in Maryland
Maryland today is one of the top poker markets in the country, which it proved in a span of 4 years. 2013 saw a changed Maryland with live dealer games legalised and that the casinos also got the ability to stay open 24/7, which is very important for poker.…
2017-06-06 09:50
partypoker Introduces VIP level in Cashback Rewards Program
partypoker launched a Cashback rewards program, a few weeks ago and at the end of the page it said, it would soon launch VIP level. In less than a week partypoker lived up to their words, the online poker room, launched the Diamond Club, a rakeback system, reserved only for the highest volume players.…
2017-06-06 08:19
Doug Polk Wins One Drop Securing his Third WSOP
Doug Polk, the high-stakes poker pro and poker coach, YouTuber is now the three-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner. He topped 130 entries in 2017 $111,111 buy-in to secure his third WSOP and the top prize of $3,686,865.…
2017-06-05 08:01
Phelps Tries His Hand at Poker at the 48th Annual WSOP
The 48th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Nevada saw the most celebrated Olympian, Michael Phelps. The 31-year-old after his retiring from the Olympics after stealing the limelight last year in 2016, continues to steal the show.…
2017-06-03 09:41
Poker Player Grabs Casino Cash Arrested After a High Speed Chase
In a recent incident, a poker player grabbed cash and fled from a casino here in South-West Michigan. The man was later arrested after a long Hollywood styled freeway chase that reached speeds of nearly 100 m.p.h.…

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