Posted by Carolyn on Nov 19, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Phil Ivey has become the latest poker pro to sign up as a strategic advisor to Virtue Poker, the cryptocurrency online poker room that has already brought on board top poker pros such as Brian Rast and Dan Colman. The online poker room is preparing to launch inRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 16, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

The state of Pennsylvania is ranked in 5th place in terms of population based on the 2017 World Population Review with 12.8 million residents and online gaming operators are looking forward to enter the Keystone stake as Pennsylvania only recently lifted the ban on online gambling and joined Nevada, Delaware andRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 15, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, UK Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Canadian based Stars Group which is the parent company of PokerStars released its third quarter results for the year which proved to be very strong. The company had an increase of $329.4 million in revenues which was a 22 percent year on year increase and saw EBITDA goRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 12, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players | No Comments »

The game of poker started to gain momentum in the 1970’s when tournament organizers started to use television as a platform to promote poker and started broadcasting major tournaments. However it was not until the late 90s and early 2000s that poker started to grow rapidly largely dueRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 06, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Poker players in Israel have been used to paying a 25 percent tax on their winnings in the past and they were allowed to deduct their numerous expenses in attending poker tournaments across the word from their winnings. Legislators then increased the gambling tax for lotteries, poker playersRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 02, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Bet had to exit the U.S online poker market in 2011 after the Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted senior executives for all three online poker operators on a number of charges. These three leading online poker websites exited the U.S market withoutRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 01, 2017 Posted in Interviews, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

India’s President, Ram Nath Kovind  will be honoring female poker pro Muskan Sethi sometime in November. She will be receiving this honor at a ceremony along with 99 other women who have been handpicked as special achievers for their accomplishments in various male-dominated fields. Sethi Recognized ForBeing PioneeringRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 29, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

partypoker claimed the title of Poker Operator of the Year at the EGR Operator Awards 2017 which is considered as one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in the eGaming calendar. The newly reinvented poker operator battled against four other leading operators to win the award at theRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 28, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Online gaming lobbyists such as the Pokers Players Alliance (PPA) have campaigned for years to get online gambling approved in Pennsylvania. Their efforts finally paid off last week when Pennsylvania decided to legalize iGaming bill H 271 after legislators were able to reach a mutual agreement after aRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 25, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News, US Poker News | No Comments »

The online poker industry was one of the first industries to embrace Bitcoin – the most popular cryptocurrency. Americas Cardroom which is a popular online poker room started accepting Bitcoins in 2015 and has seen a good number of poker players from all over the world use theRead Full Article