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Ronnie Wilson

Ronnie is a writing veteran with over 5 years of experience within the gambling industry. He started within the traditional gaming industry writing freelance for high profile news outlets and slowly transitioned over to iGaming which he has built a strong interest in.

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Pending PartyPoker Software Update to Force Alias Changes

PartyPoker has recently announced that it will force virtually all of the customers its global dot com site to change their aliases or screen names through a major software update that is set to go live on June 17, 2019. According to the officials of the online poker operator, the move was is the company’s […]

PokerStars to Debut 6+ Hold’em MTT’s as SCOOP side Events

PokerStars has recently announced that its highly-anticipated 6+ Hold’em will be finally making its debut as multi-table format during the upcoming SCOOP tournament series. The debut of the 6+ Hold’em multi-table tournaments (MTTs) comes just a few months after the successful January launch of 6+ Hold’em cash games across the international player pool. The poker operator […]

China Bans Online Poker and Games Associated with Gambling

China is not too happy about online poker. For a while now, the country has been systematically clamping down on various versions of the game. Recently, the Chinese government has introduced a series of restrictive measures affecting not only the online poker industry, but also video games. Chinese Government Clamps Down on Online Poker and […]

Interactive Gaming to Go Live in Pennsylvania on July 15

Nearly a year and a half since the governor of Pennsylvania signed into law legislation that proposed statewide gambling expansions, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has finally announced the official launch date of the state’s online gambling industry. Thankfully, online gaming enthusiasts within the state’s borders will only have to wait a little less than […]

Americas Cardroom High Five Tour 2019: All You Need to Know

If you are looking for a great poker tournament this April, you needn’t look past Americas Cardroom’s High Five Apr. 2019 event. As one of the established leaders of offshore poker catering to US players, Americas Cardroom has been running extensive promotions, tournaments and game versions, all brought to you courtesy of the proprietor client […]

West Virginia Becomes Fifth State to Legalize Online Casinos

West Virginia has officially become the fifth state in the United States to legalize online gambling thanks to a rather unexpected move by the state’s governor. The news of the new development came last Wednesday when House Bill 2934, otherwise referred to as the West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act passed through Governor Jim Justice’s […]

Inaugural Global Poker Awards Nominees Announced

A week ago, the Global Poker Index merged the American and the European Poker Awards to form the Global Awards which is set to take place on April 5 in collaboration with Poker Central and PokerStars. Previously, the Global Poker Index usually held two annual poker award ceremonies, that is, the American Poker Awards and […]

Michigan’s New Online Gambling Bills to Champion Poker

Michigan is considering two new online gambling bill that would allow the state to push ahead with various iGaming and poker operations. Michigan’s Long Road to Legalizing Online Poker Michigan has been making efforts to legalize its online gambling industry, and by extension – online poker, since at least 2016. Multiple bills arrived at the […]

PokerStars $5,200 Turbo Series A Success Despite Boycott

In response to recent changes made by PokerStars, last Sunday hundreds of poker player participated in a boycott that was organized by a group of the site’s high stakes poker players led by Belgian player “girafganger7”. Joining him were 250 more high stakes MTT players who opted not to participate in the $5,200 buy-in Turbo […]

Liquidity sharing Boosts European Online Poker Industries

As the United States continues to struggle with online poker legislation especially with regards to interstate online gambling, the online poker industries in various European countries – Spain, France, and Portugal – are already reaping the fruits of liquidity sharing. According to a joint regulatory statement that was released recently, the cross-border pact between the […]