PokerStars Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Effort
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PokerStars Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

September 15th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The devastation left by Hurricane Irma has sparked a tidal wave of benevolence around the world and now the online poker community has a chance to join the efforts courtesy of PokerStars. Although the full extent of the damage...
Hacker Claims They Were Paid to Disrupt Americas Cardroom in Recent DDoS Attack   
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Hacker Claims They Were Paid to Disrupt Americas Cardroom in Recent DDoS Attack  

September 6th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Americas Cardroom has been hit by a professional hacker who claims to be employed by a rival site to carry out the DDoS attacks. The online poker site, which is part of the Winning Poker Network (WPN), experienced its latest...
UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions
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UKGC Charges 888 $10 Million for a Breach of Its Licensing Conditions

September 1st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
888 Holdings Plc, the company in charge of 888poker, has been fined a record $10 million for failing to comply with the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) player protection guidelines. Following reports that 888poker and its...
Warehouse Worker Wins PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event
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Warehouse Worker Wins PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event

August 28th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars Championship Barcelona came to a close recently after Sebastian Sorensson won the Main Event and €987,043 ($1,177,081). Despite the recent terrorist attack in Barcelona, players from around the world came out in...
PokerGo to Stream World Poker Tour Action to International Audiences   
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PokerGo to Stream World Poker Tour Action to International Audiences  

August 23rd, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerGo and the World Poker Tour (WPT) have agreed a deal that will see some of the world’s leading poker tournaments streamed online. In the wake of the WPT’s opening event of season 16 at Choctaw Casino Resort, the...
Social Gaming App to Diversify PokerStars’ Portfolio
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Social Gaming App to Diversify PokerStars’ Portfolio

August 21st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is aiming to gain some traction in the social gaming market which is predicted to be worth $17.4 billion in the next two years. Announced on August 18, the new mobile app will give players access to a variety of...
Molly’s Game Preview Goes Live
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Molly’s Game Preview Goes Live

August 16th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The long-awaited Molly’s Game is set to hit our screens in November and, ahead of the release, we’ve been treated to a first look at the finished product. Ahead of the movie’s maiden screening at the Toronto...
Tom Dwan Returns to the Spotlight in Poker After Dark
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Tom Dwan Returns to the Spotlight in Poker After Dark

August 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The illusive Tom Dwan, aka durrrr, is set to make a return to the spotlight when he takes part in the new season of Poker After Dark. When Poker Central announced the first three line-ups for Poker After Dark, the name many fans...
Glitch Gives 888poker Players a Sneak Preview of Flopomania
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Glitch Gives 888poker Players a Sneak Preview of Flopomania

August 7th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
888poker showed its hand a little too soon after a technical glitch mistakenly added its latest creation, Flopomania, to the lobby before it was ready. According to 888poker forum user camelto5, the new game appeared in the lobby...
Xu Chaojun Charged With Running Illegal Chinese Poker Ring
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Xu Chaojun Charged With Running Illegal Chinese Poker Ring

July 31st, 2017 | by Kaycee James
Xu Chaojun has become the latest high profile victim of China’s anti-gambling laws after he was arrested for running an illegal poker ring. The internet tycoon who has worked at some of China’s largest tech companies,...