Posted by Carolyn on Oct 18, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

The European poker market has not done very well in the last five years as Spain, France, Italy and Portugal have all reported sluggish online poker markets in recent times. Stringent gaming regulations, small player pools, lack of proper competition and limited cash prizes did not help boostRead 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 Sep 25, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Online poker players around the world will be excited to know that Global Poker will be running a month long online poker festival in October that will allow poker players from all over the world to participate. The company recently released its schedule for the Global Poker ChampionshipsRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Sep 21, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions, US Poker News | No Comments »

New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware are currently the only three states in America to have legalized online poker. New Jersey could see hundreds of poker players from different states heading over to take part in the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP) which is a part ofRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Sep 15, 2017 Posted in Aussie Poker News | No Comments »

The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 was passed by the Australian Senate last month, effectively burying online poker in Australia. The Government quickly passed the bill despite lobbying efforts from Australian Online Poker Alliance (AOPA), Sen. David Leyonhjelm and poker players in support of the game during aRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Sep 10, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world recently announced via its blog that it will start introducing higher payouts from September 11, 2017. The online poker giant is estimated to dominate nearly 70 percent of the global poker market and is constantly trying to implement newRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 30, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, UK Poker News | No Comments »

888poker officially launched a new online poker game called Flopomania on August 20. Though Flopomania may seem largely similar to the regular Texas hold’em cash game, it differs in one major aspect. In the current format, the preflop betting round has been limited which speeds up the gameRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 10, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

MGM Resorts International launched two online gambling sites – playMGMpoker.com and playMGMcasino.com for the New Jersey market on August 1. This was a “soft launch” with limited uptime that went very well as the company and the state regulators did a great job in ensuring that everything wasRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 07, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The online poker industry in India continues to pick up steam as yet another site started operations this month. The poker industry in India is estimated to be around Rs. 1000 crores and the game of poker has been seeing a jump in popularity in recent times. LaunchedRead Full Article