Poker

Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround
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Washington State Unveils Legal Online Poker Bill, Doing a Complete Turnaround

January 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Washington State poker players have, perhaps surprisingly to many, faced some of the strictest laws in the country against the online form of their favorite game. In most of America, it’s often explained that while...
WSOP and 888 to Partially Combine Enormous New Jersey Player Pools
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WSOP and 888 to Partially Combine Enormous New Jersey Player Pools

January 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker players may see larger tournament prizes and more players at the cash game tables, as two of the larger sites in the state will be combining their player pools. The two sites, WSOP.com and 888poker.com...
New Romanian Regulations Lower Taxes for Poker Players
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New Romanian Regulations Lower Taxes for Poker Players

January 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Romanian poker players may be in for an unusual treat, as new amendments in the country will regulate online poker but also lower the rate of taxation poker players and other gamblers will face on their winnings. As the new...
Could new dot-poker extensions help the industry?
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Could new dot-poker extensions help the industry?

January 10th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
A new dot-poker domain extension has just entered the first of its three-phase release. Known in the online industry as the “sunrise” period, the initial launch will give holders of a registered poker trademark the...
Cepheus Computer Program Claims Unbeatable Heads Up Limit Texas Hold’em Skills
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Cepheus Computer Program Claims Unbeatable Heads Up Limit Texas Hold’em Skills

January 9th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Meet Cepheus, the computer program that its creators believe has “solved” heads-up fixed-limit poker. Cepheus uses a new algorithm called CFT which, according to its creators at the University of Alberta in Canada, is able...
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty
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Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Files Motion to Dismiss California AG Lawsuit, Claiming Sovereignty

January 8th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit launched by the State of California via the Attorney General’s office, that seeks to pull a plug on its online gambling aspirations. The tribe,...
Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter
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Paul Phua Not Involved in National Defense, Says Malaysian Official, as Defense Retracts Letter

January 8th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua, the millionaire businessman with a penchant for poker, can’t seem to decide how to play his hand at the moment; or at least, his legal defense team seems to be having second thoughts. In fact, after being...
PokerStars Signs Japan and India Team Pros in Trend Reversal
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PokerStars Signs Japan and India Team Pros in Trend Reversal

January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars has gone to the seemingly unlikely countries of Japan and India for its latest Team Pro recruits, and at a time when the trend has been to cut pros, not add them. The ever-surprising site announced the signing of two...
Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions
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Colman Claims Three POY Titles, Raises Reliability Questions

January 7th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Dan Colman, poker player and part-time political commentator, might divided opinion when he’s away from the felt, but when it came to naming 2014’s Player of the Year he was the only pro in the running. Owing to his...
Global Poker Masters Entices Top-Ranking GPI Players to Teams
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Global Poker Masters Entices Top-Ranking GPI Players to Teams

January 6th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The first-ever Global Poker Masters (GPM) has announced most of the participants for its debut event, using Global Poker Index (GPI)-rated players as its foundation for teams. The first team poker tournament is scheduled to...