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Partypoker Pushes Ahead and Pools Spanish, French Players

Partypoker Pushes Ahead and Pools Spanish, French Players

Having a look overseas can be quite telling for online poker in America as well. With the scrapping of PASPA, a pesky bit of legislation outlawing sports betting, much hoping has emerged that we will soon see online poker, and indeed all forms of the iGaming industry, legalized for online use in the United States. […]

Global Poker Adds Worldpay, Introduces Omnicommerce

Global Poker Adds Worldpay, Introduces Omnicommerce

The poker industry has not been marked just by stories of success and exclusive plays. In fact, there is a fair deal of actual marketing opportunities and strategic partnerships going on. VGW’s subsidiary Global Poker has announced that it will be adding a variety of payment options for its customers to enjoy. Global Poker caters […]

Poker Stars Under Fire from ASA

Poker Stars Under Fire from ASA

Poker Stars is in trouble lately with the Advertising Standards Authority or ASA. It comes after strict monitoring of the entire gambling industry is in place. The ad produced in October 2017 by Poker Stars featured a voiceover of a man telling his friends “if you can bluff yourself, you can bluff anyone”.  What exactly […]

Virtue Poker to Hold Token Sale on April 25

Virtue Poker to Hold Token Sale on April 25

By now, you may have heard of the value of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. There are different businesses out there that have attempted to reinvent themselves by taking part in the crypto hype. One company in particular that has joined the crypto-bandwagon is Virtue Poker. Virtue Poker is an online poker site that made use […]

CoinPoker Allegations of Bots?

CoinPoker Allegations of Bots?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has been catching the attention of many investors. In fact, businesses that have any hint of blockchain technology has been getting the attention of interested parties. And for this reason, it wasn’t surprising when CoinPoker was announced. CoinPoker is the cryptocurrency online poker room that was promoted by PokerNews. However, GameIntel’s […]

Crackdown on Oslo-Based Illegal Poker Clubs

Crackdown on Oslo-Based Illegal Poker Clubs

Norwegian authorities are now looking to crack down on the underground poker scene in Oslo. On Thursday, around 100 Norwegian police officers arrested operators of five poker clubs that have operated within the city. That’s a serious step towards implementing the rules and regulations when it comes to operating poker clubs. This crackdown is becoming […]

Poker Central to Launch New ‘Super High Roller Club’ Series

Poker Central to Launch New ‘Super High Roller Club’ Series

Renowned online poker operator and subscription service provider Poker Central announced this week that it would be debuting a six-episode poker lifestyle series dubbed the ‘Super High Roller Club.’ This new lifestyle series debuts today, February 26th, and it is being launched in partnership with Believe Entertainment Group. Hosted by veteran commentator Ali Nejad, the […]

Poker Players Are Most Likely Gambling on Other Games?

Poker Players Are Most Likely Gambling on Other Games?

Poker is a great game to play especially for those who love to strategize. However, in a study conducted by the Australian Gambling Research Centre, they’ve discovered that many poker players go into different forms of gambling that could impact a person’s mental health. If you’ve visited a casino before, you will notice that a […]

Is Poker Affected by Crypto Price Swings?

Is Poker Affected by Crypto Price Swings?

Unless you are living under the rock, you may have heard of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were all over the news especially last year. In fact, its popularity skyrocketed to the point wherein Bitcoin’s value reached almost $20,000 in mid-December of 2017. So what exactly does it have anything to do with poker? Do […]

Poker Central Partnership with 888Poker and NBC

Poker Central Partnership with 888Poker and NBC

NBC is bringing back poker in its programming for 2018. NBC Sports Group is planning to incorporate Poker Central programming for US broadcast of NBC SN. It is going to be available in both digital and linear platforms for the entire year. Another good news for poker fans is that NBC and Poker Central are […]