Poker

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...
Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies
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Sweden Cracking Down On Unlicensed Internet Gambling Companies

April 4th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Sweden is one of the more tightly controlled online poker markets in the European Union, as the national government really only allows Internet gaming through one licensed firm: the state-backed Svenska Spel. That hasn’t...
Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin
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Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin

April 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest-running live poker event, gets underway today inside Dublin’s Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. The  series is backed by Paddy Power and set to welcome a slew of travelling pros,...
Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting
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Maryland Poker Pro Says He Was Banned from WSOP for Card Counting

April 1st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Card counting in blackjack is a contentious issue for casinos. While the practice isn’t illegal, as it only involves a player keeping track of the cards they’ve seen on the table and reacting accordingly, casinos have the...
PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA
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PPA Confident In Pessimism Towards RAWA

April 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
We went in with fear, but came out with hope: that was the sentiment of the Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance, John Pappas. Reflecting on last week’s hearing of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act...
666Bet Director Arrested in Fraud Investigation
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666Bet Director Arrested in Fraud Investigation

March 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
666Bet Director Paul Bell was arrested at Heathrow airport last week, one of seven individuals arrested as part of a fraud investigation. The probe was carried out by the UK National Crime Agency and HM Revenue & Customs, and...
RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor
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RAWA Counter Bill Might Soon Be Brought to House Floor

March 30th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) hearing last Wednesday by a Judiciary House Subcommittee to debate whether the Wire Act needs to be restored to effectively outlaw online gambling could soon be opposed by a pro...
TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit
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TDA Criticized For Venetian Summit

March 30th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Tournament Directors Association has provoked anger and incredulity by announcing its forthcoming bi-annual summit will be held at the Venetian, the flagship property of Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. The TDA have...
Possible Tax Ramifications from UK Poker Study That Says It’s Game of Skill
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Possible Tax Ramifications from UK Poker Study That Says It’s Game of Skill

March 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A UK poker study says that poker is a game of skill, but that may prove to be an unlucky finding for professional British players currently used to walking away scot-free from the taxman. Poker players have long been waging a...
888poker Will Be Leading Sponsor of 2015 World Series of Poker
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888poker Will Be Leading Sponsor of 2015 World Series of Poker

March 28th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
888 Holdings and the World Series of Poker have increasingly gone hand-in-hand over the past two years. That relationship has become apparent in the United States since the introduction of regulated online poker, as 888 powers...