Financial

Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group
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Full Tilt Refunds OK’d for Pros from Garden City Group

August 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Full Tilt Poker account reimbursement process from Garden City Group (GCG) has been painfully slow for American players. After nearly three years of waiting, the first players who submitted applications to recover their...
Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone
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Full Tilt $3.5 Million Online Auction is Going, Going, Gone

August 1st, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
“The next lot is 5,076 Full Tilt Poker-branded ‘cat stress relievers.’ Shall we start the bidding at $100?” Yes, folks, you, too, have the chance to get your hands on some of the slightly more bonkers...
Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High
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Nevada Online Poker Revenues Reach New High

July 31st, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker is the undisputed king of poker events. It draws more players, and awards bigger prizes, than any other festival, and makes the winners into household names in the poker community. It’s also a boon...
Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson
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Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson

July 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While Sheldon Adelson’s noisy saber-rattling in support of the Restoration of the Wire Act has become increasingly strident over the past year, it seems that his opponents who support online gambling in America are quietly...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Cut in Half in June

July 25th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
It’s not surprising that Delaware has struggled to create a viable online poker framework. Unlike other forms of gambling, poker really requires a solid player base, and given Delaware’s small population, it was never...
Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions
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Neteller Bans Bitcoin Transactions

July 20th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Neteller, traditionally the Internet poker player’s preferred e-wallet, has banned the use of Bitcoin in all its customer transactions. The payment processing service revised its terms and conditions this week to state that...
PokerStars and Amaya Up for Possible Stock Exchange Listings
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PokerStars and Amaya Up for Possible Stock Exchange Listings

July 8th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars could experience another round of financial growth in the coming months if the poker site’s parent company, Amaya Gaming, goes ahead with plans to obtain a dual stock market listing. At present, Amaya is...
Nevada Online Poker Sites Post Gains in May
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Nevada Online Poker Sites Post Gains in May

July 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker may never be a big part of the Nevada gaming industry, and it certainly won’t be making or breaking casinos in the near future. But it’s still something that Internet poker players and the casinos...
Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation
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Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation

June 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Keystone Progress, a left-leaning “political action” group in Pennsylvania, has filed a complaint against Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Chairman Sheldon Adelson with the state’s Gaming Control Board, asserting that his...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Continue Downward Trend

June 18th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Online poker revenues in New Jersey have fallen for the second consecutive month, according to figures released this week by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in its May report. Numbers in May dipped by...