Poker

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,...
Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust
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Feds Go After $13 Million as Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty in Sports Betting Bust

December 8th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Paul Phua and his son Darren will plead not guilty to charges that they operated an illegal sports betting ring out of a Caesars Palace villa this summer, a decision that will send the case to trial. The two Phuas are the only...
PokerStars Recruits Players to Help Fight Seating Scripts
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PokerStars Recruits Players to Help Fight Seating Scripts

December 7th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is hosting a meeting at their Toronto offices in the hopes of finding an equitable solution to the problem of seating scripts, programs that help players automatically sit at cash game tables where they feel they have...
PCG Entertainment Aims to Raise China Online Poker Capital
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PCG Entertainment Aims to Raise China Online Poker Capital

December 6th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
PCG Entertainment, a company that hopes to raise enough funding to make its mark on China’s online poker scene down the line, was off and running when the company’s shares rose by two percent on its first day of...
Irish Poker Open Schedule 2015 Released by Paddy Power
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Irish Poker Open Schedule 2015 Released by Paddy Power

December 5th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
The world-famous Irish Poker Open will pick up where it left off in 2014 and host yet another festival in Dublin next April. Known for being one of the liveliest poker events of the year, the Irish Poker Open 2015 is expected...
Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill
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Poker Players Alliance Slams New Mike Gatto California Online Poker Bill

December 5th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has criticized the new Mike Gatto-generated California online poker bill, branding it as a “misguided” piece of legislation that is too exclusive and will prevent a regulated market from...
PokerStars Reportedly Pushing for Bitcoin iGaming
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PokerStars Reportedly Pushing for Bitcoin iGaming

December 4th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars could be on the verge of offering Bitcoin services to its customers if recent reports are correct. Although unconfirmed by PokerStars, some industry insiders, including Online Poker Report’s Chris Grove, have...
Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations
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Betfair Online Poker New Jersey Ceases Operations

December 4th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Betfair Poker has finally decided to bag up its chips for good in New Jersey. The site shut down on December 1, becoming the second operation, after Ultimate Gaming, to withdraw from the market, citing poor performance. The real...
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Pushing Online Poker Bill for 2015
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California Assemblyman Mike Gatto Pushing Online Poker Bill for 2015

December 3rd, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
If Assemblyman Mike Gatto has any say in the matter, California online poker will be a hot topic again in 2015, as a bill to regulate the industry in the state has already been introduced to the State Assembly. Gatto (D-Glendale)...