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TSG and Flutter on Track to Complete Merger After Regulatory OK

TSG and Flutter on Track to Complete Merger After Regulatory OK

As most gambling worldwide has come to a halt, The Stars Group and Flutter Entertainment continue with their planned super-merger to create a new gaming behemoth. PokerStars Parent Company Obtains Another Regulatory Approval Across the Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the go-ahead to a pending merger between Flutter Entertainment […]

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

Poker in Pennsylvania Remains Timid in February, PGCB Reports

With Pennsylvania’s online gambling revenue up in February, poker players would have expected the card game to pick up some steam as well. Alas, poker has turned out to be the chronic underperformer, bringing hardly any value to the table. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released its numbers for February 2020, posting solid […]

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Close To Reduce Covid-19 Spread Risk

The global spread of coronavirus /Covid-19/ has already impacted the casino industry, as the general approach towards limiting the outbreak is to prevent people from gathering. Live poker has already been affected, too, with a number of high-end tournaments around the world being taken off the calendar due to the pandemic virus spread. In Las […]

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker Vying For The Leader Spot In The US Online Poker Market

Partypoker is one of the oldest poker rooms for American online players starting way back in 2001, and since then started growing exponentially, just to elect to abandon the US during its prime when it had almost conquered the market, due to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act /UIGEA/. The shareholders’ decision not to continue […]

PokerStars Adds 6 Card Omaha Amid MInor Tweaks Internationally

PokerStars Adds 6 Card Omaha Amid MInor Tweaks Internationally

PokerStars has made a new stride in innovating the poker experience for everyone, with its latest game, 6 Card Omaha, arriving on the global domain and offering players an opportunity to play a slightly different, but equally competitive version of poker. Meanwhile, a few markets around the world have got their own special twist and […]

Zynga Poker Introduces WPT Sweepstakes Promotion

Zynga Poker Introduces WPT Sweepstakes Promotion

Poker fans will be able to enjoy an exceptional new Sweepstakes promotional offer, backed by recreational poker platform Zynga Poker and the World Poker Tour (WPT), one of the flagship names in the world of professional poker. Zynga players now have the opportunity to qualify for the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Florida, […]

Johns Hopkins Professor Gives Class a Poker Lesson

Johns Hopkins Professor Gives Class a Poker Lesson

Professor Avi Rubin usually teaches courses about computer security at Johns Hopkins University but, in his latest class, he turned his focus to poker. It’s a pretty unusual topic for a university professor undertake but he saw the value in giving students valuable insight into the game. Throughout the two-week course, “An Introduction to the […]

Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Pokerstars Founder Isai Scheinberg Turns Himself In

Last week, PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg surrendered himself to federal authorities nearly nine years after being charged with a number of gambling and financial crimes. Now, he has been released on $1 million bail as his legal team negotiates a deal with prosecutors. The History of PokerStars and Black Friday It was back in 2001 […]

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

PA Poker Revenue Reaches Nearly $2.5M

In Pennsylvania, online poker is thriving. Over the course of the state’s first full month of providing players with the opportunity to play poker games online, almost $2.5 million in revenue was generated. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) published is December 2019 report, which showed that online gaming earnings had increased from the previous […]

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska Bill Aims to Legalize Poker and Sportsbetting

Nebraska has had some very strict laws regarding gambling activities for decades, but that could soon change. A new bill could make it legal for players across the state to play online poker and daily fantasy sports while engaging in sportsbetting. The new Games of Skill Act (LB990) is a new legislation that has been […]