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DGE Reports on Poker Sites Earnings in New Jersey

DGE Reports on Poker Sites Earnings in New Jersey

Who is to say that online poker websites in New Jersey have been doing well? According to the latest figures published by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), there has been a slight uptick in the earnings of NJ’s gaming operator. However, is this an upswing trend or a temporary fluctuation? As the […]

How Poker’s Popularity Soared and Twitch and Esports Helped

How Poker’s Popularity Soared and Twitch and Esports Helped

Poker used to be a game that was the preserve of foolhardy individuals with a flair for the unknown and well-heeled self-important buffs. The victory of the aptly named Chris Moneymaker in 2003 showed everyone that the game indeed rewarded players based on merit, not on privilege. In a newly published report by global financial […]

Poker Vlogging with Philip Galfond

Poker Vlogging with Philip Galfond

Vlogging is gaining puff in the poker community. Much like in other activities that generate sufficient amount of buzz, poker players to have found interest in streaming their players and offer novices and semi-pros practical advice. Plus, it’s always fun to see how the best do it. Run It Once’s founder Phil Galfond has decided […]

PPA Drops “Players” from Its Name

PPA Drops “Players” from Its Name

The most prominent US-based poker advocacy group, Poker Players Alliance, has rebranded itself as the Poker Alliance. The move comes amid the organization’s dwindling clout and finances, with Poker Central, the most popular poker content creator and broadcaster in the country, buying up the organization, according to the official press release. The sudden reshuffling has […]

Sweden Breaks Up Online Poker, Gambling Monopoly

Sweden Breaks Up Online Poker, Gambling Monopoly

If we have a quick glance at how online poker fares in the old world, and Europe in particular, we will see plenty of controversies. And it all smacks of the experience we have here at home. Nearly five years ago, the EU Commission ordered Sweden to reshuffle its gambling laws, which were not yet […]

Triton Poker Arrives in South Korea

Triton Poker Arrives in South Korea

Triton Poker has decided to pack up its stuff and head out to beautiful South Korea. And can anyone in their right mind truly blame them? From July 23 to August 1, Triton will quite unabashedly steal the spotlight during the poker festival it intends to set up at the Jeju Landing Casino. The pow-wow […]

NJ’s Joining Delaware, Nevada boosts Caesar’s Revenue

NJ’s Joining Delaware, Nevada boosts Caesar’s Revenue

It has been a strong few months for online gambling, and not only, across the United States. We have repeatedly spoken about the scrapping of PASPA, the piece of legal bugbear that has kept gambling’s sibling – sports betting, at bay for a long, long while. Things, however, may finally be looking up. No, it’s […]

Can New Jersey Mean Future for Online Poker?

Can New Jersey Mean Future for Online Poker?

While poker has been vastly left out from the endorsement of sports betting, I believe the two are somewhat connected. New Jersey’s resounding victory in court on 14 May de facto paved the way of a legalized betting industry. But the implications, I have an inkling, may go much farther out than what we thought. […]

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 […]