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PokerStars Slapped with Fine by New Jersey Gaming Regulators

PokerStars Slapped with Fine by New Jersey Gaming Regulators

PokerStars which is considered to be the world’s largest poker site has recently been slapped with a fine by New Jersey gambling regulators. The $10,000 fine that the company’s sportsbook operation was slapped with is by far the largest sports betting fine ever issued in the state. While $10,000 is definitely a large amount of […]

The Online Poker Bot Epidemic Is Still a Big Problem

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 […]

PartyPoker Cracks Down on Bot Accounts, Recovers Over $700k

PartyPoker Cracks Down on Bot Accounts, Recovers Over $700k

GVC Holdings-owned online poker operator PartyPoker has recently revealed that it has claimed more than $700,000 over the past four months from a network of online poker bots thanks to the efforts of its Poker Fraud Team, its specialist fraud task force. Poker bots which are computer programs that are created by shady individuals to […]

Microgaming’s Games Go Live with 888 Casino

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Run It Once Poker Finally Announces Official Launch Date

Run It Once Poker Finally Announces Official Launch Date

Last Sunday, renowned poker personality Phil Galfond took to his Run It Once blog to announce that the Run It Once Poker site that he has been working on for the past two years will finally go live this week on Wednesday, February 6. The launch will be in the form of a “Public Beta” […]

New York Online Poker on the Sidelines Thanks to Study Bill

New York Online Poker on the Sidelines Thanks to Study Bill

New Yorkers who looking forward to online poker being legalized in the state might be waiting even longer thanks to a new bill that seeks to study the effects of gambling. A00591, the bill in question, is seeking to “commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents.” One of […]

PokerStars Slashes Sunday Million Buy-In by Half

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 […]

Multiple Online Poker Rooms Go Live in Sweden

Multiple Online Poker Rooms Go Live in Sweden

Sweden has been preparing to launch its online poker industry for years and recently poker players got exactly what they had wished for and much more. It is one thing for one poker room to launch in a country but when thirteen online poker rooms are launched in any given country then there is certainly […]