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PokerStars to Introduce Offline Card Room in Mount Airy, PA

PokerStars teases new project in Mount Airy Land-based card rooms still not as popular The U.S. needs more states to legalize poker to rival offshore card rooms PokerStars is joining Mount Airy Casino Resort with both an online and offline card room for players to enjoy. PokerStars to Introduce Land-Based Card Room in Mount Airy, […]

Triton Poker Set to Host Largest-Ever Buy-in Tournament

This August, the Triton Super High Roller Series will be breaking yet another record by hosting the largest-ever buy-in tournament in the history of poker. Set to go down in London, the high-profile poker event will kick off on July 31 and will end on August 7. During this period, the poker operator will host […]

Poker Community Mourns Russian Poker Star Liliya Novikova

On Wednesday, June 12, the poker community received some very disturbing news that one of their own, Liliya “Liay5” Novikova had passed away at the young age in an accident at her home. The esports player and renowned Twitch streamer was found deceased in the bathtub by an elderly neighbor at her parents’ apartment. According […]

BetOnline Poker Announces 100-Event Micro Tournament Series

Renowned online poker operator BetOnline poker has recently announced that it will be hosting a micro tournament series that will be running from June 17 to June 30. The tournament series comes just a short while of the recently concluded Turbo 500 mini-series which was held to celebrate the Indy 500 – this three-day event […]

Apple’s New App Store Policy and Its Implications

Technology giant Apple has recently changed some of its guidelines that pertain to how real money gambling apps are accepted into its App Store. As such, if you are one of the people who have been enjoying online gambling services from your iPad or iPhone via an app, you should brace for some very significant […]

Pending PartyPoker Software Update to Force Alias Changes

PartyPoker has recently announced that it will force virtually all of the customers its global dot com site to change their aliases or screen names through a major software update that is set to go live on June 17, 2019. According to the officials of the online poker operator, the move was is the company’s […]

50th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) Finally Takes Off

The 50th annual World Series of Poker has been one of the most anticipated poker events in 2019 and it has finally begun. On Wednesday, May 29, the event returned to the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino with a total of 89 events as well as Daily DeepStacks tournaments and big cash games action. Already, […]

Industry Pros Launch New Training Sites for Poker & Esports

It is always great to see professionals and stars in various fields getting involved, participating or starting up initiatives that are meant to make their respective industries much better. In fact, a lot of progress in the fields of skill-based games such as poker and competitive video games has been through such activities. A number […]

Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars Part Ways After Twelve Years

Barely a week after tying the knot with poker personality Amanda Leatherman, Daniel Negreanu has delivered yet another huge announcement. Taking to social media (specifically Twitter), the poker legend announced to his fans that he and PokerStars were ending their 12-year relationship which was arguably the world’s most high-profile sponsorship. “I have an important announcement […]

WSOP Announces Special ‘First Fifty Honors’ Dinner

Anniversary celebrations are always a big deal regardless of what is being celebrated, but when it is the 50th anniversary of anything, it has to be commemorated in very unique ways. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and already this celebration is anticipated to be one of […]

Legislation News

United States Congress Plans to Defund DOJ Wire Act Efforts

The United States Department of Justice under the Trump Administration has been the center of attention for the past several months due to its new interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act. Previously, as per the 2011 reinterpretation of the law, its applicability was only limited to interstate sports betting. However, the new interpretation of the […]

Online Poker in Deep Freeze as NY Focuses on Sports Betting

On Wednesday, a widely viewed and anticipated hearing that was focused on the future of sports betting in New York went down. At the hearing, the stakeholders explicitly discussed whether or not to authorize mobile betting on sporting activities in the near future. With the state’s sports betting already on tap, the lawmakers have now […]

Pa. Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of State Gambling Laws

In October 2017, the state of Pennsylvania signed into a law a set of gambling expansion laws that have since played a monumental role in the growth of the state’s gaming industry. Some of the things that Pennsylvanians are now able to enjoy include sports betting and online casino gaming which is expected to make […]

Industry News

New Jersey Reports Dip in Online Poker Revenue in April

For the first in a very long time, the New Jersey online gambling sector recorded a monthly decrease in revenue during the month of April. While it has become a norm with online poker, it is still quite unusual for online casinos to decrease from month to month – a substantial decrease is even harder […]

China Bans Online Poker and Games Associated with Gambling

China is not too happy about online poker. For a while now, the country has been systematically clamping down on various versions of the game. Recently, the Chinese government has introduced a series of restrictive measures affecting not only the online poker industry, but also video games. Chinese Government Clamps Down on Online Poker and […]

Interactive Gaming to Go Live in Pennsylvania on July 15

Nearly a year and a half since the governor of Pennsylvania signed into law legislation that proposed statewide gambling expansions, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has finally announced the official launch date of the state’s online gambling industry. Thankfully, online gaming enthusiasts within the state’s borders will only have to wait a little less than […]

Event News

Unibet Poker to Celebrate One Billion Hands with Promos

Half a decade after the launch of its own online poker platform, Unibet Poker is on the verge of achieving yet another major milestone, that is, the poker operator is gearing up to deal its one billionth hand. This is a pretty big deal especially because it is an indicator of the rapid growth of […]

Players Awarded at the WSOP First Fifty Honors Gala

Late last month, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced that they would be playing host to an event that would be honoring the top 50 poker players as part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations. The event that the poker operator would be hosting would be referred as the WSOP First Fifty Honors Gala and the […]

Triton Poker Set to Host Largest-Ever Buy-in Tournament

This August, the Triton Super High Roller Series will be breaking yet another record by hosting the largest-ever buy-in tournament in the history of poker. Set to go down in London, the high-profile poker event will kick off on July 31 and will end on August 7. During this period, the poker operator will host […]