Poker

UK igaming Becoming an Unattractive Proposition for Businesses
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UK igaming Becoming an Unattractive Proposition for Businesses

December 13th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Since the new UK igaming laws operators have begun to see the United Kingdom as an unattractive market to set up shop, that’s the recent assessment by Gibraltar’s Betting and Gaming Association CEO, Peter Howitt....
Number of Nevada Poker Tables Hits Nine-Year Low
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Number of Nevada Poker Tables Hits Nine-Year Low

December 12th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker is still a very popular form of gambling, but it’s clear that it doesn’t have quite the public following that it did during the true “poker boom” years of a decade ago. That can be seen in a number...
DDOS Attack on Online Gaming Site Knocks Sweden Offline
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DDOS Attack on Online Gaming Site Knocks Sweden Offline

December 12th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Online poker players were out of luck as a massive DDOS attack on an unnamed Internet gaming site knocked most of Sweden offline this week. The attack, the scale of which has seldom been seen before, crippled Sweden’s largest...
Dan Bilzerian Bad Boy Streak Continues with Bomb Making Arrest
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Dan Bilzerian Bad Boy Streak Continues with Bomb Making Arrest

December 11th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Bad boy poker player Dan Bilzerian was arrested by police at LAX on Tuesday night, charged with the possession bomb-making equipment. According to the criminal complaint, it seems Bilzerian had been illegally dabbling with...
PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe
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PrivateTable.com Perched to Launch by California IIpay Nation Tribe

December 11th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker site PrivateTable.com, brought to you by the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, appears to be pressing ahead with its launch, despite facing an imminent legal challenge from the State of California, which wants to pull...
Sheldon Adelson RAWA Bill Stalled During Lame Duck Congress
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Sheldon Adelson RAWA Bill Stalled During Lame Duck Congress

December 10th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, nicknamed RAWA, has been a threat for a number of months. But now, online poker players across the US are celebrating after Sheldon Adelson’s latest attempt to kill the virtual...
Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud
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Danish Poker Player Accused of Online Fraud

December 10th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
An unnamed Danish poker player has been accused of online fraud by Denmark’s Economic Crimes Department, which says that the player may have cheated in high-stakes games by planting a Trojan horse program on the computers...
Andorra Online Poker Nears Approval
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Andorra Online Poker Nears Approval

December 9th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Andorra, the small nation sandwiched between the borders of Spain and France, is close to approving online poker and other gaming options. The Legislative Committee has produced the final version of a bill that would update...
Jennifer Shahade Wins World’s Biggest Open-Face Chinese Poker Tournament
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Jennifer Shahade Wins World’s Biggest Open-Face Chinese Poker Tournament

December 9th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Jennifer Shahade beat back a strong field to win the €10,000 ($12,400) Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship High Roller tournament held at the King’s Casino in Prague. The tournament was the richest tournament...
Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling
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Ralph Caputo New Jersey Bill Would Require Strict Licensing for Online Gambling

December 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo’s bill would impose much stricter regulatory requirements on Internet gaming companies, and it has already passed through the State Assembly’s Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee,...