Poker

Latvia Blacklists Leading Poker Sites
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Latvia Blacklists Leading Poker Sites

August 12th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
The Latvian gambling regulator (IAUI) has drawn up a blacklist of unlicensed gambling sites that includes high-profile poker sites like PokerStars, Full Tilt, Bet365, Unibet and 888.com, and will demand Internet Service Providers...
Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest
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Everleaf Non-Payment Leads to Malta Player Protest

August 11th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Everleaf Poker Network customers in the US who had their bankrolls frozen remain in a frustrating state of limbo, the un-championed victims of a far less-publicized scandal than their more newsworthy colleagues at sites like Full...
Winamax Gets Fast Fold Poker Working After Rough Start
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Winamax Gets Fast Fold Poker Working After Rough Start

August 10th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
French operator Winamax wanted to get in on the new trend towards fast fold poker variants, as they have taken a big share of global online poker traffic. But the company has learned the hard way that even if you want to name...
UK Online Poker Licensing Deadline Close at Hand
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UK Online Poker Licensing Deadline Close at Hand

August 9th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
If you operate an online poker room or other gambling site and you want to offer your games in the United Kingdom, you’ll still be able to do so uninterrupted later this year. The new Gambling (Licensing and Advertising)...
California Online Poker Back on the Shelf Until 2015
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California Online Poker Back on the Shelf Until 2015

August 8th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
California online poker players received a setback this week after it was announced that legalized Internet poker won’t be written into law this year. The news that State Senator Lou Correa’s Internet Poker...
One Drop Foundation Benefits from WSOP $5M Donation
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One Drop Foundation Benefits from WSOP $5M Donation

August 8th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Guy Laliberté’s ONE DROP foundation received a substantial donation of more than $5 million from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and its patrons, thanks to another busy summer of tournament action in Las...
Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty to Gambling Charges
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Paul Phua Pleads Not Guilty to Gambling Charges

August 7th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Paul Phua has plenty of friends in the poker community, as proven by the fact that Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl posted $2 million in bail for him (along with another $500,000 for his son, Darren). But that money won’t stop...
Harry Potter Star Rhys Ifans Plays Charity Poker Event
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Harry Potter Star Rhys Ifans Plays Charity Poker Event

August 6th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Hollywood actor Rhys Ifans recently took to the felt in a bid to raise money for a good cause via a charity poker tournament in his homeland. The Welsh actor, who is best known for his roles in high-profile films such as...
WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades
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WSOP.com Nevada Unveils Major Upgrades

August 5th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
WSOP.com has become the most popular online poker site in the state of Nevada, holding onto that lead even after the World Series of Poker ended for the summer. But that doesn’t mean the site is ready to rest on its...
Amaya Officially Acquires Rational Group
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Amaya Officially Acquires Rational Group

August 5th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Amaya may not even have been on your radar last year, but they’re now the biggest name in online poker. After several months of regulatory approvals, shareholder votes and behind-the-scenes maneuvering, Amaya has officially...