News From The Poker Scene

2017-04-16 20:49
Poker Profits for AFL Clubs Rise to Record 105 Million
Gamblers’ addiction to poker machines in Australia is leading to negative trends. According to a news report, last financial year saw a record amount of losses by players at AFL team clubs. The exact figure stands at $105 million.…
2017-04-15 10:09
888poker Attracts Players with Lucrative WSOP Promise
The 48th edition of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) to take place in Las Vegas is scheduled to begin on May 30 and continue until July 17.…
2017-04-14 10:02
PokerStars Jackpot Poker Available on Steam
PokerStars has launched its popular Jackpot Poker for desktop play under the Steam platform. The application was previously available through iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV and Playphone.…
2017-04-13 09:58
Italian iGaming RegulatorMoves Ahead with Online Poker Shared Liquidity
Italy’s gambling authority Agenzia delle dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM) disclosed on Tuesday that the online poker markets in Europe were going to merge their player pools. In addition, officials have confirmed that the debate on a shared liquidity plan is progressing steadily.…
2017-04-12 09:55
Tiger Jam Charity Event Returns to Las Vegas
Unique two-day charity event Tiger Jam running under the auspices of Tiger Woods is coming back to Las Vegas during the May 19-20 weekend.…
2017-04-10 15:45
2017 Caribbean Triple Crown Poker Run Schedule Announced
A three-legged poker run is set to take place in the Caribbean starting end of May. The event promises to be the biggest nautical happening in the history of the region. …
2017-04-09 11:29
Pacific Ridge Finalizes Drilling at Nevada Poker Brown Gold Silver Mine
Mineral exploration company Pacific Ridge Exploration Ltd. has announced the completion of its reverse circulation drill program at its Poker Brown gold-silver project in Nevada. …
2017-04-08 12:21
Regulatory Changes Spur 32Red s Exodus from Australia
The Australian government is currently modifying its online gaming regulatory regime, which has caused a number of foreign operators to leave the market.…
2017-04-07 11:32
Poker Central to Partner with NBC Sports
Poker Central was set up in 2015 as an exclusive poker television channel. The person behind the initiative was Cary Katz, a famous poker pro with a background of over $9.4 million in career prize money.…
2017-04-06 09:52
185 Table California Poker Room Shut Down by Authorities
The Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens, California, was closed down by law enforcement officers on Tuesday morning. The gambling establishment which features 185 poker tables was reportedly targeted by the authorities on allegations of suspected money laundering.…
2017-04-05 09:55
Americas Cardroom Organizes Online Super Series Cub3d
Americas Cardroom is going to run an impressive three-part online tournament called the Online Super Series Cub3d which will feature a guaranteed prize pool of $5.7 million.…
2017-04-04 09:53
Winford s Casino Hosts APT Poker Room Manila
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is hosting the APT Poker Room Manila at the Winford Hotel and Casino. The room features four APT tailor-made poker tables and will hold its grand opening on April 21.…
2017-04-03 10:02
32Red Withdraws from Australian Online Gambling Market
TTRpartners, the affiliate program behind gambling operator 32Red and its related brands, has announced its gradual withdrawal from the Australian market. The company’s request sent to iGaming aims to terminate advertising initiatives targeted at Australian players. In addition, TTRpartners will not accept new Australian registrations as of April 3.…
2017-04-02 17:32
PokerStars Releases 2017 SCOOP Schedule
The longest Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) ever to be held is approaching, offering an extra week of phase tournaments. Organizer PokerStars has just released the schedule of the series to take place between April 30 and May 23.…
2017-04-01 09:59
Zynga Poker Available on Snapchat
Zynga Poker, the most prominent free-play poker app, will be accessible through social media platform Snapchat.…
2017-03-31 10:04
Brick s UNICO Organizes Poker Tournament and Pasta Drive
UNICO’s subsidiary in Brick has announced a Texas Hold’Em poker tournament which will take place on Friday, April 7.…
2017-03-30 09:46
Mario Lopez Hosts Lucky Baldwin Poker Charity Tournament in LA Arboretum
It has been announced that the Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 10, at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Mario Lopez of Extra TV will be the host of the event.…
2017-03-29 09:39
Commerce Casino Prohibits Cell Phones and Sunglasses During Poker Tournament
The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is launching a peculiar live poker tournament named ‘’The Social Experiment”. The rules of the $100,000 guaranteed event will entail a no-cell-phone policy, along with a prohibition of hooded tops, headphones and dark shades.…
2017-03-28 10:55
Australia Moves to Impose Point Of Consumption Online Betting Tax
The Australian government has announced plans for introducing a point-of-consumption tax (POC) on online gambling.…
2017-03-27 09:55
Interest in Poker Drops Across Nevada
Poker is losing popularity in Las Vegas and across the state of Nevada as casinos have started to closedown their poker rooms or make them smaller. A case in point is the Monte Carlo casino which is to eliminate its eight-table room in a month as part of a $450-million renovation project…

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