Posted by Carolyn on Aug 06, 2017 Posted in Poker Industry News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced earlier this year that it wanted to expand its presence across the world and planned to be in 18 countries before the end of this year. The company recently confirmed that Japan will be one of those new countries as the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 03, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

Global Poker, the social poker site is offering players a new promotion that was launched from August 1 and will run till the end of the month to help players accumulate Gold Coins. Global Poker is a subsidiary of an Australian company called VGW Holdings Limited and offersRead Full Article

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

The debate as to whether poker is a game of skill or chance has gone on for decades mainly because it has always been difficult for poker players to win consistently whether it is live poker action or online poker. However there are a few elite poker prosRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Jul 08, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Online Poker Signed By France, Spain, Italy and Portugal  There were talks for a number of months that an online poker shared liquidity agreement would be on the table for a number of European countries as their respective online poker markets were struggling to survive independently. Those talks cameRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Aug 01, 2016 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The recently launched PokerStars New Jersey has officially released the data for the first quarter and it looks like mixed results. The world’s biggest and most popular online poker site re-entered the US poker market in March 2016 for the first time since it was forced to close operations inRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on May 31, 2016 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

  The two newest members of the esteemed Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHOF) have been announced as Victoria Coren-Mitchell and Debbie Burkhead. They are due to be inducted in a special ceremony held at the Gold Coast Casino, Las Vegas on the 6th of July. The two women areRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Jan 05, 2016 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The £5 billion merger between two of the gambling industry’s largest corporations, Paddy Power and Betfair, has been approved by the UK Competition and Markets Authority. The CMA led inquiry into the potential effects of the planned merger began on the 9th November and has been completed, with theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Jul 06, 2014 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

With WSOP.com now nipping on their heels when it comes to the #1 traffic spot in New Jersey, NJ.PartyPoker.com recently increased their first time deposit bonus from a paltry 100% up to $100 first time deposit bonus to a far more eye-catching 100% match up to $1,000. ThisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2013 Posted in Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

On Monday Caesars Interactive will detail the impending launch of their WSOP.com online poker room, which will become the second licensed online poker room in the Nevada market. The details will come via a media conference call where the company will layout the much-anticipated launch schedule as wellRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2013 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

With the sale of The Hendon Mob to the Global Poker Index two great poker tournament resources are now under one roof. The Global Poker Index and The Hendon Mob are now capable of combining their resources and in-house talent to form what should likely be the go-toRead Full Article