News From The Poker Scene

2015-05-20 05:01
Viktor Isildur1 Blom Will Be Twitch Streaming Poker On Unibet
Viktor Blom, also known as Isildur1, took the world by storm a few years back when the Swedish cash-game grinder began playing the highest stakes in the world on Full Tilt, playing every single player in the world no matter how good they were considered being.…
2015-05-13 07:32
Full Tilt Launches In Danish Regulated Market
On January 1st 2012, new laws and regulations regarding gambling were launched in Denmark, which meant that sites without a Danish license would no longer be able to operate in the Danish market.…
2015-05-12 09:50
MPN Poker Tour Announces Stop In Dublin
The MPN Poker Network, formerly known as Microgaming Poker Network, announced today that they have added Dublin as a stop on their live poker tour. The stop will feature several tournaments and will be running from September 2nd to the 6th.…
2015-05-08 04:15
Brazilian Football Superstar Neymar Jr Presented As New Brand Ambassador For Pokerstars
First they signed Ronaldo, one of the world’s most iconic and famous footballers, and now Pokerstars have signed the biggest player in Brazil these days, Neymar Jr. Neymar has never hidden his love for the poker game and now he will be representing Pokerstars.…
2015-05-06 03:44
European Poker Tour Season 12 Schedule Ready
After some years of decline in the live poker stage, it seems that Pokerstars and the European Poker Tour has turned the tides around and experienced growth in the past season. Now they are ready with a part of the season 12 schedule for the EPT, with six destinations confirmed and one more to be announced.…
2015-05-04 03:51
Pokerstars Opens Live Poker Room in Saint Vincent in Italy
Pokerstars, the world’s biggest poker site, announced last week that they have opened up a live poker room in Italy. The poker room is located in the north of Italy, more exactly at Saint-Vincent at Casino de la Vallée, which is a part of the leisure destination, Saint-Vincent Resort and Casino.…
2015-04-29 03:55
Online Poker On The Table In Iowa Again
Iowa is far from one of the biggest states in the US, having only around 3,000,000 people living in the state, but they are a poker loving branch. A 2009 study showed that the state had around 85,000 poker players at the time, a number which might be slightly lower nowadays, but still more than enough to have a solid online poker environment.…
2015-04-28 04:14
Full Tilt To Sponsor 2015 International Poker Open
Full Tilt has been accused for focusing less and less on poker, with the integration of casino games and soon a sportsbook as well. Not anymore however, as the Rational Group who owns Full Tilt, announced today that they are the new sponsors of the 2015 International Poker Open.…
2015-04-23 16:59
Russian Player CccpVodka Wins 1 000 000 Spin & Go
It’s not every day that a player wins a million dollars playing online poker for a few minutes, but none the less that was the case the other day when a Russian players called ‘CccpVodka’ won just that on Pokerstars, during their ‘Pokerstars Makes Millionaries’ promotion.…
2015-04-22 04:42
26% Increase In Poker Revenues in March for Delaware s Regulated Online Poker
It has been a rough start for regulated online poker in the state of Delaware, but it seems that things are turning around for the small state, as they have reported an increase in revenues for the second month in a row.…
2015-04-20 14:16
Lock Poker Seems To Have Pulled The Plug Finally
Everyone who follows online poker forums just a little bit knows that Lock Poker has been a sinking ship for the past years. The site, which was well known for catering to the US market, especially after Black Friday, has not been paying cash outs for several years and allegedly owes around $10-$15 million to players.…
2015-04-17 03:27
Games Marketing Signs Games Agreement With Pokerstars and Full Tilt
Games Marketing, one of the world’s leading table game suppliers, announced today that they have signed a multi-year agreement with Pokerstars and Full Tilt. The agreement between the parties will see Pokerstars and Full Tilt integrate Games Marketing’s casino games, which includes Double Ball Roulette and Heads-up Hold’em, both in single and multi-player versions.…
2015-04-15 03:34
Winning Poker Network Integrates Jackpot Poker Sit n Go s
It’s no secret that many poker sites and networks finds inspiration from Pokerstars for new products and how to improve their poker service. Pokerstars is by far the biggest site in the world and amongst the most innovative as well, making it the obvious choice to learn from.…
2015-04-14 03:44
Retired NYPD Sergeant Convicted For Running Underground Poker Games
Everyone who has been to a shady poker game somewhere in a basement or secret location knows that paranoia over if the police is going to bust the game is the least of worries. Usually the host will say he knows someone from the police who makes sure the game will not be busted, but most of us will usually also think that the guy is just talking out of his ass.…
2015-04-10 02:29
Tonybet to Host Online Open Face Chinese Poker Series
Tonybet, one of the biggest open face Chinese poker sites in the world, announced today that they will be hosting an online open face Chinese poker series, also known as OFC Grand Prix. The series will take place from April 26 to May 3rd and guarantees more than €30,000 in prizes through its 17 different events.…
2015-04-09 02:57
Poker Central to Produce TV Show Around 500 000 Super High Roller Bowl
If there’s anything in this world that makes you think back to the days where poker were still golden, it is televised poker. Televised poker died out at the same rate as the online poker rooms starting to lose traffic, as the attention just wasn’t there anymore.…
2015-04-07 04:05
Dave Devilfish Ulliott Dies of Cancer at Age 61
Most newcomers to the poker industry may not be aware of who Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott is, but for those of us who started watching poker in the early 00’s - or even earlier for some - knows exactly who he is, as he was one of the guys who helped created a poker boom around the world and became well known for his rough looks, but extremely friendly attitude.…
2015-04-03 03:47
NYX Gaming Integrates Casino Games in Ongame Poker Network
It hasn’t been good times for the Ongame poker network in the past years, having decreased in revenues and players ever since the UIGEA was passed in 2006. They have always been amongst the biggest networks in the world, but that changed right before it was sold to Amaya Gaming, who now sold it to NYX Gaming Group.…
2015-04-01 03:31
Amaya Gaming With Record Revenues and Plans to Enter Fantasy Sports Market
It was a shock to many poker players when Pokerstars and Full Tilt was sold to Amaya Gaming as part of their acquisition of the Rational Group. Many were worried that it would destroy the poker focus on the sites and that it would no longer be as great a place to play poker anymore.…
2015-03-30 06:12
Nevada and Delaware Now Sharing Poker Liquidity
Regulated online poker in the US has now been around for almost two years, spread across three different states, Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey. When Nevada went live as the first state, the path was made for other states to regulate online gaming and it was expected that it would be the next big thing in the US.…

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