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Apple’s Texas Hold’em Returns to the App Store

Apple’s Texas Hold’em Returns to the App Store

The year has been quite an eventful one for gamblers who use iPhones. Recently, Apple released some new guidelines pertaining to the development of native apps by gambling operators. As expected, this has had a huge impact on how gamers access their favorite casino games especially as companies adjust so as to be in compliance […]

New Initiative Seeks to Eradicate Cheating in Poker

New Initiative Seeks to Eradicate Cheating in Poker

Rob Yong, the owner of the United Kingdom’s Dusk Till Dawn casino has recently announced a new ambitious initiative that seeks to eradicate cheating in poker. Referred to as the FairPlay Initiative, the association is set to consist of PartyPoker and Dusk Till Dawn casino as the founding members. The inclusion of PartyPoker does not […]

A Look at Global Poker’s Jackpot Sit’n’Gos

A Look at Global Poker’s Jackpot Sit’n’Gos

Anyone who has tried Global Poker’s Jackpot Sit’n’Gos knows just how much of a boost they can be to any player’s bankroll. The Jackpot Sit’n’Gos which made their debut on the platform in February have already paid out a whopping SC$15 million! This popular game format which only lasts a few minutes was launched as […]

Facebook and CMU’s New Poker AI Beats Five Poker Pros

Facebook and CMU’s New Poker AI Beats Five Poker Pros

Poker professionals may soon have to find new jobs as Artificial Intelligence seems to be taking over. Facebook and the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have recently built an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot that was able to beat top human professional poker players in six-player no-limit Texas hold’em poker which is the most popular variant of […]

888 Given Green Light for Shared Liquidity in Portugal/Spain

888 Given Green Light for Shared Liquidity in Portugal/Spain

Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ), the Portuguese gaming regulator has recently given 888 the go-ahead to offer shared liquidity online poker with neighboring Spain. Launched in early 2018, the shared liquidity project was a culmination of prolonged negotiations between the gaming regulators of Portugal, Spain, Italy, and France in […]

Loot Boxes Aren’t Poker, But Are They Kinder Eggs?

Loot Boxes Aren’t Poker, But Are They Kinder Eggs?

Electronic Arts is one of the companies that has the most to lose if loot boxes, an in-game purchasable good, are ever found to be a form of gambling. With the company already taking fire from Belgium and the Netherlands, where these devices have been banned, EA has the important task to convince UK Members […]

NHS To Open Gambling Addiction Clinic for Children as Young as 13.

NHS To Open Gambling Addiction Clinic for Children as Young as 13.

There have been growing concerns that online gaming sites and targeted advertisements have been fueling the rise of problem gambling among young people in the United Kingdom. A number of initiatives have been launched in the recent past to address the issue and tackle the problem with one of the latest being plans by the […]

PokerStars to Introduce Offline Card Room in Mount Airy, PA

PokerStars to Introduce Offline Card Room in Mount Airy, PA

PokerStars teases new project in Mount Airy Land-based card rooms still not as popular The U.S. needs more states to legalize poker to rival offshore card rooms PokerStars is joining Mount Airy Casino Resort with both an online and offline card room for players to enjoy. PokerStars to Introduce Land-Based Card Room in Mount Airy, […]

Apple’s New App Store Policy and Its Implications

Apple’s New App Store Policy and Its Implications

Technology giant Apple has recently changed some of its guidelines that pertain to how real money gambling apps are accepted into its App Store. As such, if you are one of the people who have been enjoying online gambling services from your iPad or iPhone via an app, you should brace for some very significant […]

Two Houston Poker Rooms Raided, Nine Arrested

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 […]