Posted by Carolyn on Oct 15, 2017 Posted in Poker Industry News, Tournament News, US Poker News, World Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

Ourgame International Holdings Ltd is a Chinese company that is headquartered in Beijing and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE). The company acquired the world famous World Poker Tour (WPT) brand in 2015 and has put together a number of innovative strategies to expand the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 14, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Nevada and Delaware are two of the three states in American that have legalized online gambling, the third being New Jersey. Nevada and Delaware entered into an interstate online gaming agreement in 2015 that allowed the two states to share the player pool in a bid to boostRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 11, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, US Poker News | No Comments »

PokerStars hasn’t released an official statement or made any blog post about its intention to use artificial intelligence (AI) to develop new products and services. However its parent company, the Stars Group has published official job descriptions seeking to hire Graduate Poker AI Research Engineers and Poker AIRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 10, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Stars Group Incorporated has launched a new online poker game called PokerStars Power Up, which blends traditional poker strategies with the features of the latest video games. The new game has splendid graphics, immersive video and visual effects, and multiple avatars, taking traditional poker gaming to a totallyRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 10, 2017 Posted in Irish Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The Cash Game Festival was launched in 2014 by poker pro Martin von Zweigbergk and Betsafe poker manager Enri Orav to create a poker event for cash game players since most of the other poker events did not give cash game players a lot of priority and keptRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 08, 2017 Posted in EPT News, Poker Industry News, Tournament News, US Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour released the remainder of its Season XI schedule for 2018 and there were a few surprises. Before we take a look at what’s missing, let us look at some of the featured stops for 2018. The WPT has confirmed that it will be makingRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 08, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey are the only three states in American to have legalized online poker. New Jersey was the last state to approve online poker in 2013 and since there more than 10 states have taken steps to pass online gambling legislation but so far noneRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 05, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Partypoker, which recently launched a series of online poker tournaments called PowerFest, has reported steady financial growth. Its parent company, GVC Holdings, reported early this month that the company’s first as well as third quarter revenues showed substantial growth year-on-year and that partypoker was responsible for most ofRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 04, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

The Global Poker League (GPL) had a mission to sportify the game of ‘poker’ and change its reputation from being a game of chance to a game of skill. Mediarex Entertainment decided to launch the GPL in 2016 and held a GPL Draft that brought together over 200Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 02, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Legal Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Poker pro Phil Ivey has fought long and hard to keep his winnings of $9.6 million which he won in 2011 playing four sessions of baccarat with Cheng Yin Sun at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The MGM owned Borgata filed a lawsuit against Ivey back inRead Full Article