Knives Out as PokerStars, Winamax and Partypoker Battle for European Dominance
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Knives Out as PokerStars, Winamax and Partypoker Battle for European Dominance

March 25th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
A three-way battle between PokerStars, Winamax and PokerStars is brewing as the trio of operators prepare to host competing online festivals. Taking the lead over in Europe’s shared liquidity market is PokerStars’ Spring...
Gunman Dies After Stealing Pots from Bellagio Poker Room
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Gunman Dies After Stealing Pots from Bellagio Poker Room

March 18th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
The Bellagio Resort & Casino has seen some sights over the years but a recent incident involving an armed man shocked poker room regulars. Breaking on March 15, a man believed to be known by local officers entered the Las...
Timothy Adams Takes Triton Main Event Crown in Jeju
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Timothy Adams Takes Triton Main Event Crown in Jeju

March 11th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Triton Super High Roller Series in Jeju, South Korea, has come to a close after Timothy Adams took down the star-studded main event. Sitting down alongside a who’s who of poker between March 7 and 9, the Canadian...
Wire Act Compliance Deadline Extended as US Gaming Stands Strong
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Wire Act Compliance Deadline Extended as US Gaming Stands Strong

March 4th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Any legal repercussions arising from the Wire Act won’t come into effect for at least another 60 days according to the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Following the federal body’s decision to alter its stance on the Wire Act,...
PokerStars Planning Omaha Innovation According to Recent Update Log
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PokerStars Planning Omaha Innovation According to Recent Update Log

February 25th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Innovations from PokerStars continue to flow as the leading online operator looks to put the pressure on its closest competitor. With Partypoker announces a string of updates and initiatives in recent weeks, PokerStars is...
Partypoker Capitalizes on PokerStars Discontent with Alternative KO Event
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Partypoker Capitalizes on PokerStars Discontent with Alternative KO Event

February 18th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Partypoker has seized an opportunity to win over the high stakes community with a last-minute counter to PokerStars’ $5,200 Turbo Series event. With discontent spreading across the industry following changes to PokerStars’...
New Gaming Show Could Give WPT Unexpected Boost
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New Gaming Show Could Give WPT Unexpected Boost

February 11th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
A new eSports show featuring KittyPlays could help the World Poker Tour (WPT) tap into a new community of gaming fans. Announced on February 10, PlayTime™ with KittyPlays will be streamed in front of a live audience at the...
PokerStars Keeps Pace with Modern Players by Reducing Decision-Making Times
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PokerStars Keeps Pace with Modern Players by Reducing Decision-Making Times

February 4th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars is bidding to speed up online poker by cutting thinking times across its range of real money cash games, including Zoom.   After analyzing the average hand time during 2018, PokerStars concluded that reducing its...
Ali Fazeli One of Two Poker Pros Hit with Drugs and Fraud Charges
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Ali Fazeli One of Two Poker Pros Hit with Drugs and Fraud Charges

January 28th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Two poker players have been busted for fraud and drugs, proving that those with skills at felt aren’t always able to bluff the law. Feeling the wrath of the US legal system in recent days is former high stakes cash game...
European Online Poker Thriving Thanks to Liquidity Sharing
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European Online Poker Thriving Thanks to Liquidity Sharing

January 23rd, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
European liquidity sharing has proved successful, safe and popular with online poker players in France, Spain and Portugal according to a joint regulatory statement. Written in unison by all three regulators, the January 21 press...