Financial

Full Tilt Says Next Round of Payments Coming in August 
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Full Tilt Says Next Round of Payments Coming in August 

May 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Full Tilt says it has reimbursed more than 80 percent of all petitions filed stemming from the network’s sudden closure on April 15, 2011, also known as poker’s Black Friday, and by the end of August another 2,000...
France and Spain Could Share Poker Liquidity
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France and Spain Could Share Poker Liquidity

May 8th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Spanish online poker regulators say that they might be willing to share liquidity with French poker sites, a move that could generate increased traffic for poker players in both countries if it were to occur. The announcement...
Amaya to Release Q1 Earnings Mid-May, Revenue Estimates Lowered
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Amaya to Release Q1 Earnings Mid-May, Revenue Estimates Lowered

May 5th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya will reveal to investors its first-quarter earnings for 2015 during a conference call on May 14th led by David Baazov, CEO of the gaming company and parent to PokerStars and Full Tilt. In a press release, the company says...
New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker
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New Online Gaming Merchant Codes Could Strengthen iPoker

April 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Gaming merchant codes have long hindered the regulated Internet poker market, but that trend might soon change thanks to the issuing of three new processing codes. Since Nevada legalized online casinos back in 2013, financial...
NYX Acquires Amaya Assets for $120 Million
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NYX Acquires Amaya Assets for $120 Million

April 19th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
NYX, the US-based gaming company with roots in the UK, Sweden and Australia, has just acquired two new assets from Amaya Inc. The deal, which is worth $120 million, will see NYX assume control of Chartwell, Cryptologic and...
Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget
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Poker Players Cure MTT Boredom with Grinder Gadget

April 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Finding a way to push through the monotony of a live tournament when all you’re seeing is bad cards can be tough. Fortunately, modern technology is on hand to help players push through the boredom barrier and the latest...
Poker Player Alex Jacob Winning on Jeopardy
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Poker Player Alex Jacob Winning on Jeopardy

April 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Jeopardy is one of the world’s most popular game shows, and now a professional poker player has proven that he can hang with the trivia experts and geniuses among the show’s contestants. Alex Jacob, winner of the 2006 United...
AMF Investigation into Amaya Continues, Computers and Documents Confiscated
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AMF Investigation into Amaya Continues, Computers and Documents Confiscated

April 9th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya Inc. and its employees are still being investigated by the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), the financial regulatory body in Quebec, for supposed misconduct ahead of the $4.9 billion takeover of PokerStars and the...
Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open
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Ioannis Triantafyllakis Wins the 2015 Irish Poker Open

April 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The 2015 Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest running live poker event, reached its final table on Sunday night after welcoming 321 players over the Easter weekend. Generating a prizepool in excess of €1,000,000...
Lock Poker Reportedly Reaches One Year Without Processing One Withdrawal
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Lock Poker Reportedly Reaches One Year Without Processing One Withdrawal

April 4th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Lock Poker has become, quite possibly, the least trusted name in online poker. That would have been hard to believe just a few years ago, considering the Absolute Poker “super user” scandal was still fresh in the minds of the...