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Two Houston Poker Rooms Raided, Nine Arrested

On Wednesday, May 1, authorities in Houston, Texas came down hard on two poker rooms and arrested at least nine people during a raid that went down that afternoon. Severin Rasset, PokerStars’ Director of Poker Innovation and Operations, the two poker rooms, had been masquerading as "card clubs" in order to skirt state laws pertaining [...]

By | 2019-05-06T15:17:54+00:00 May 3, 2019|Headline|

The Online Poker Bot Epidemic Is Still a Big Problem

Recently, a Twitch stream showcased a rather obvious bot, a situation that prompted the Winning Poker Network (WPN) and its premiere site, Americas Cardroom (ACR) to institute a reimbursement policy for all the players that have been cheated by bots on the companies' online poker platforms. While this is a very noble gesture from the [...]

By | 2019-04-20T17:24:23+00:00 Apr 23, 2019|Headline|

Microgaming’s Games Go Live with 888 Casino

Renowned casino software provider Microgaming has recently announced that its award-winning casino content will now be live with 888 Casino which is arguably the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers. As stipulated in the partnership agreement between the two companies, 888 Casino is now able to expand upon its current casino offering [...]

By | 2019-04-08T15:59:57+00:00 Apr 9, 2019|Headline|

Bet365’s First US Betting Shop to Go Live in New Jersey

New Jersey is set to host yet another world-class online casino operator thanks to a recent bid by the UK-based Bet365 to expands its gaming services in the United States. Last week, the casino operator announced that it had acquired a 19,000-square-foot offices space at the Two Greentree Center in Marlton, New Jersey which further [...]

By | 2019-03-14T16:53:04+00:00 Mar 15, 2019|Headline|

PartyPoker’s New VIP Tier, Diamond Club Elite Now Live

When it comes to loyalty and VIP programs, most online poker rooms tend to focus more on rewarding their casual and recreational gamers. Not PartyPoker though - the leading online poker room has taken a rather different approach where instead of completely focusing on the low tier games, it targets the high-volume grinders. To further [...]

By | 2019-02-25T14:43:54+00:00 Feb 26, 2019|Headline|

PokerStars Slashes Sunday Million Buy-In by Half

The online poker industry has just gotten even more competitive following an announcement by PokerStars that it was slashing the buy-in for its long-running tournament from $215 to $109. By doing this, the online poker operator will now need to attract at least 10,000 buy-ins every week so as to avoid an overlay. However, the [...]

By | 2019-01-21T16:52:39+00:00 Jan 22, 2019|Headline|
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