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The Stars Group Releases Earnings Report for Q2 2019

On Monday, August 12, The Stars Group reported its financial results for the second quarter of the year ended June 30.  In addition to that, the company’s officials also provided updated 2019 full-year guidance ranges and announced that that it The Stars Group has appointed an additional director to its Board of Directors. There were […]

Partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe To Run from Aug. 9 – 18

Still up for some more fun and exciting poker action? Well, all heads are turning to King’s Resort on the German border in Rozvadov, the Czech Republic which will be hosting the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe beginning August 9 all the way to August 18. PokerGO will be on hand to stream all the exciting […]

Indian Man Gambles Wife Away at a Game of Poker

An Indian man participated in a private poker game held at his house. Upon losing his stake money he wagered his wife and lost. Stakes High: A Bet Gone Horribly Wrong A new case of especially hideous sexual assault was reported in Uttar Pradesh, India, after a man had staked his wife as a bet […]

Natural8 Unveils Free Bubble Insurance for Early Birds

Poker tournaments are always fun to play and watch but some times players get a raw deal when they burst their money bubbles. This is not only very frustrating but it also has a significant negative impact on the players’ hourly rates since they have to go home without a dime. To make it even […]

PokerStars Debuts New ‘All-In Cash Out’ Feature

PokerStars has recently unveiled a new insurance feature that will not only protect players from bad bets but also make the cash games even more exciting. Referred to as ‘All-In Cash Out’, the new feature was debuted on the online poker operator’s .NET play money site but the company reportedly has plans to continue to […]

PokerStars Rolls Out Short Deck 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go’s

Renowned poker operator has officially become the first online poker platform to unveil short deck lottery tournament with the launch of its 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go events on Thursday, July 25. Players with access to the dot-com client of the poker room are now able to enjoy the poker operator’s offerings and they can […]

Apple’s Texas Hold’em Returns to the App Store

The year has been quite an eventful one for gamblers who use iPhones. Recently, Apple released some new guidelines pertaining to the development of native apps by gambling operators. As expected, this has had a huge impact on how gamers access their favorite casino games especially as companies adjust so as to be in compliance […]

2020 Aussie Millions Poker Championship Schedule Announced

So far, 2019 has been a great year for poker players but just when you think that there is nothing to top it, even more poker events are announced. There are a ton of exciting poker events in the pipeline for the remaining portion of the year. While these events are definitely worth keeping an […]

New Initiative Seeks to Eradicate Cheating in Poker

Rob Yong, the owner of the United Kingdom’s Dusk Till Dawn casino has recently announced a new ambitious initiative that seeks to eradicate cheating in poker. Referred to as the FairPlay Initiative, the association is set to consist of PartyPoker and Dusk Till Dawn casino as the founding members. The inclusion of PartyPoker does not […]

A Look at Global Poker’s Jackpot Sit’n’Gos

Anyone who has tried Global Poker’s Jackpot Sit’n’Gos knows just how much of a boost they can be to any player’s bankroll. The Jackpot Sit’n’Gos which made their debut on the platform in February have already paid out a whopping SC$15 million! This popular game format which only lasts a few minutes was launched as […]

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

MPN’s Universal Championship of Poker Returns on Sept. 15

Online poker tournaments are more popular than ever and this is largely due to the massive marketing campaigns that online poker operators have been pushing. The most popular names in the world of online poker tournaments include PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and the currently-running World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) as well […]

Natural8 Good Game Series to Return for Third Time

Natural8’s flagship tournament series will be making its long-awaited third appearance with a record-breaking $50 million guaranteed prize pool that is definitely going to get every poker player very excited about participating.  Kicking off on September 29, the event will run till September 29 and it will feature a whopping 478 events with buy-ins ranging […]

PokerStars Reveals Plans for Second Edition of PSPC

Earlier this week, PokerStars officially revealed that it has plans to hold the second edition of the massively successful Pokerstars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). The championship event series will be making its grand return as from August 20 to August 24 but the location has been shifted from the Bahamas to Barcelona. Just like […]