Latest News

PokerStars Live Poker Returns on Live TV Tonight on FS1

PokerStars Live Poker Returns on Live TV Tonight on FS1

PokerStars carries on with its TV coverage of the $25,000 PSPC in a groundbreaking move for the industry The company brings the talents of James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton to add value to each broadcast This week’s Episode 3 and Episode 4 will be aired at 11:00 pm EST and midnight on Friday and Saturday, […]

Full Tilt Drops Off the Poker Scene as PokerStars Pulls the Plug

Full Tilt Drops Off the Poker Scene as PokerStars Pulls the Plug

Full Tilt shut down on Thursday, February 25, marking 16 years of operation The website was one of the oldest and was one of the first homes to numerous poker professionals, including Phil Ivey, Erick Lindgren, Gus Hansen, and others PokerStars bailed Full Tilt Poker in 2016 but decided to discontinue the website after the […]

BetMGM Poker to Launch in Michigan in February

BetMGM Poker to Launch in Michigan in February

Roar Digital is introducing BetMGM Poker in Michigan later in February, the company has confirmed Michigan already welcomed PokerStars MI in January, and the company is hosting the inaugural $1M GTD MI COOP BetMGM is also launching partypoker in Pennsylvania ahead of an anticipated merger of poker player pools from across state lines later in […]

PokerStars Readies to Launch COOP Series in Michigan

PokerStars Readies to Launch COOP Series in Michigan

PokerStars is launching the Championship of Online Poker series in Michigan with guaranteed $1 million in prize money This is an inaugural event for the poker website in Michigan, which has been generating some sufficient interest with the local players Michigan players have reached over 1,100 concurrent sessions on PokerStars on February 5, outpacing Pennsylvania […]

Dutch Players to Get PokerStars Tax Winnings Reimbursement

Dutch Players to Get PokerStars Tax Winnings Reimbursement

Dutch poker players will be repaid tax on winnings they accumulated through the PokerStars.eu domain New tax will be applied to PokerStars.fr winnings instead the Supreme Court has decided A class-action lawsuit by 130 players is likely to end with the players agreeing to the revised taxation framework The Dutch tax agency has reached a […]

PokerStars Launches Online Poker and Casino in Michigan

PokerStars Launches Online Poker and Casino in Michigan

Online poker arrives in Michigan with Flutter Entertainment brands PokerStars and Fox Bet receiving the go-ahead to launch officially on Friday, January 29. PokerStars Sets Dips Feet in Michigan Online Gaming Market Online poker is officially live in Michigan as the state moved towards rapid legalization of all three gambling vertical, to name sports betting, […]

MILLIONS Online by Partypoker Returns with $5M GTD Main Event

MILLIONS Online by Partypoker Returns with $5M GTD Main Event

Partypoker will reintroduce the MILLIONS Online format on February 21 with a $5M in GTD prize money for the Main Event The card room will run a Mini Main Event with $1M on the line in prize money and $1,100 buy-in Partypoker will run numerous satellite events between January 24 and January 31 for a […]

PokerStars and partypoker Set Marks on Michigan Online Poker

PokerStars and partypoker Set Marks on Michigan Online Poker

PokerStars and partypoker subsidiary companies enter the Michigan market in anticipation of official online gaming, betting and poker launch The companies’ poker domain names have not yet been registered, suggested a late launch for any poker action in Michigan Adding Michigan to the shared-liquidity with others states would be another step forward for the online […]

Poker Player Who Failed to Report $1M in Winnings Pleads Guilty

Poker Player Who Failed to Report $1M in Winnings Pleads Guilty

One Guy Smith, 62, failed to disclose over $821,000 in income tax between 2012 and 2016 Smith played and won over $1 million in poker proceeds between 2012 and 2016, on top of $482,000 generated through a business of his Smith pleaded guilty earlier this week, agreeing to cover the back tax and hoping to […]

Poker Sees Good Growth during Pandemic Months

Poker Sees Good Growth during Pandemic Months

Online poker and interactive casinos saw a record 106.7% growth year-over-year in October in New Jersey The Garden State posted a combined revenue of $93.5 million for online casinos and card rooms in October Global poker is expected to keep going up owing to a traditionally busier end-of-year period and new lockdowns Online poker and […]

WPN Pays $160m in Bitcoin Monthly or 95-Percent of Winnings

WPN Pays $160m in Bitcoin Monthly or 95-Percent of Winnings

Winning Poker Network begins paying out $160 million or up to 95% of monthly poker winnings in Bitcoin This is a 155% growth from what the company was paying before when the money paid was roughly $100 million a month The majority of WPN players are from the United States and they use Bitcoin avoid […]

WSOP $10,000 Main Event Returns for US and Int. Players

WSOP $10,000 Main Event Returns for US and Int. Players

WSOP is bringing back the Main Event for 2020 with a mixed online and offline format, two finals and a heads-up match US and international players will have their own Main Event to sort out before the winners of both meeting at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for a final showdown […]