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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 […]

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, […]

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 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 […]

Online Poker May Be about to Benefit Big from New Lockdown

Online Poker May Be about to Benefit Big from New Lockdown

GameIntel data shared exclusively with Pokerfuse suggests that online poker may be edging closer to its early-pandemic numbers if traffic keeps increasing Europe has already seen an increase of over 15,000 simultaneous cash seats as the biggest poker countries on the continent roll out lockdowns Meanwhile, poker in the United States is also benefiting heavily […]

Many Big Poker Rooms in Las Vegas Remain Shuttered

Many Big Poker Rooms in Las Vegas Remain Shuttered

With poker slowly returning to Las Vegas, the question that concerned parties bring up is not if the game would return, but rather what would happen to poker rooms that don’t restart their operations soon. Earlier in October, the Press of Atlantic did outline a possible scenario for the restart of the game in New […]

Woman Charged with Stealing Esfandiari’s $1m of Belongings

Woman Charged with Stealing Esfandiari’s $1m of Belongings

Poker professional Antonio Esfandiari reported $1 million in cash and valuables missing back in July. The police finally have apprehended a suspected, 46-year-old Svitlana Silva, Esfandiari’s father’s former paramour. Svitlana Silva Arrested in Esfandiari’s Theft Case Authorities have apprehended Svitlana Silva, a 4-year-old-woman, who is the primary suspect in the robbing of high-stakes poker professional […]