Online Poker News 2017-09-05T10:27:22+00:00

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No Online Poker in NY in 2018

Whilst New York originally vowed its support for online poker, albeit, without any real legal framework, things have turned out rather differently. On Wednesday, the NY Assembly officially ended its session without passing any online poker or sports betting legislation, meaning that the issue has been put on the backburner. [...]

By | Jun 23, 2018|

WSOP $1m Buy-in Big One Tournament to Support NGO

The clock is ticking towards another high roller event, requiring $1 million as the buy in. Welcome the Big One for One Drop tournament. An event that excites poker enthusiats and strikes fear in the hearts of players. There’s a lot to be effusive about when it comes to such [...]

By | Jun 18, 2018|

Winners Amid the Dropping WSOP Popularity

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been one of the best-established poker pow-wows where pros meet each other and compete in a high-paced play of skill and prescience. While the event’s COLOSSUS segment prize pool has grown up significantly, its popularity has seemed to peter out for reasons that [...]

By | Jun 11, 2018|

Bonomo Wins $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Gig

In the end, the $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship was a much-contested affair. Kicking off with 114 players, the tournament saw Justin Bonomo make it to the very top and landing his second World Series of Poker distinction with a gold bracelet and adding $185,965 in the process. It was [...]

By | Jun 9, 2018|

Poker Central Adds Twitch as a Streaming Partner

Poker Central has signed a new partnership with Amazon-owned and eSports-focused platform Twitch. The company’s intentions are not difficult to divine. Poker Central will try to reach out to a young audience with plenty of disposable income. A move that seems to be gaining traction across the world of poker, [...]

By | May 30, 2018|

Illinois On the Cusp of Legalizing Online Gambling

The State of Illinois is joining the overall push to legalize the online gambling industry, as well as drive steady forays into the sports betting and daily fantasy sports segment. The news came on Friday with a newly-presented bill by the name of Senate Bill 7. This particular piece of [...]

By | May 26, 2018|