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Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Delaware and New Jersey April Poker Numbers Go up in Lockdown

Poker numbers in the United States have been steady with New Jersey and Delaware reporting solid growth and decent increase in overall registrations, traffic, and rake. Online Poker Marks Growth in Delaware In March and April Delaware is one of the smallest online gaming markets in the United States, but it has seen a two-fold […]

PartyPoker US Network Online Series Kicks Off May 10

PartyPoker US Network Online Series Kicks Off May 10

The US PartyPoker network is kicking off an eight-day tournament from May 10 through May 17, as global poker traffic continues to surge. PartyPoker Launches Eight-Day $338,000 GTD Tournament On Sunday, May 10, the PartyPoker US Network Online Series gets underway, with Borgata Poker and BetMGM Poker opening their virtual card rooms in New Jersey. […]

VerStandig Says Postle Lied about Representing Himself

VerStandig Says Postle Lied about Representing Himself

The Mike Postle saga continues at full bore with the embattled player facing new challenges. Mac VerStandig has filed a motion for sanctions against the player, on behalf of nearly 90 plaintiffs he now represents, seeking damages from Postle, who has allegedly cheated during a tournament. Yet accusations against the player go all the way […]

WSOP 2020 Postponed for the Fall – GGPoker Steps Up

WSOP 2020 Postponed for the Fall – GGPoker Steps Up

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has officially postponed its summer series, pushing the event back for an unspecified date in the fall. The event, which was supposed to unfold from May 26 through July 15 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will now have to wait on the backburner. This […]

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Global Online Poker Traffic Doubles in March, 2020

Online poker traffic has increased globally, hitting a new milestone of 45,000 concurrent players as of the end of March. Global Poker Traffic Doubles during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown GameIntel has released a study pointing to an increase in global online poker activity, with the figures reaching a five-year high, the company reported. According to the […]

Defendants Try to Dismiss Lawsuit in Mike Postle Alleged Cheating Saga

Defendants Try to Dismiss Lawsuit in Mike Postle Alleged Cheating Saga

A new development has occurred in the Michael Postle case with the plaintiffs, now some 89 poker players, deciding to revisit the original charges against their discredited fellow player. As per those charges, Postle is facing counts of cheating, unjust enrichment, negligence, and fraud for a whole lot of 11 causes. The amendment in the […]

The WPT Continues to Reschedule Events in the USA

The WPT Continues to Reschedule Events in the USA

The World Poker Tour has been forced to cancel a string of events across the world and in America, shifting its focus entirely on online events and promoting the ClubWPT. Coronavirus Pandemic Forces WPT to Suspend Events Globally The World Poker Tour (WPT) has had to cancel a string of events across every major market […]

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 […]

PokerStars’ Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty as Charges Get Dropped

PokerStars’ Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty as Charges Get Dropped

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg has pleaded guilty to running a multi-million-dollar online gambling business. The admission of guilt comes under certain conditions and is an opportunity for Mr. Scheinberg to clear his name. His incredible rise and the business he has built around PokerStars are, as Forbes put it, incredible. Mr. Scheinberg agreed to plead […]

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 […]

Live Poker Events And Cash Games Extinct Due To Covid-19 Spread

Live Poker Events And Cash Games Extinct Due To Covid-19 Spread

During these times, when state after state order non-essential businesses to shut down to enforce the social distancing initiative and help curb the spread of the coronavirus /Covid-19/, live poker looks almost non-existent, as casinos and poker rooms shut doors for clients. The fewer casinos that remained open will be forced to close doors by […]

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 […]