Poker

PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk
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PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree Impresses During Second Ted Talk

October 5th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars pro Liv Boeree has given her second Ted Talk, using the six-minute speech to outline the three things poker has taught her about life. Released on October 1, the presentation examines the interplay between skill and...
Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu
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Arlie Shaban Captures GOAT and Gets Free Coaching from Daniel Negreanu

October 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Arlie Shaban has been given a poker masterclass by PokerStars pro Daniel Negreanu after completing the third of his 12 labors. After being challenged to take part in a Hercules-inspired journey, the former Big Brother Canada...
Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding
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Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding

October 1st, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The evolution of India’s online poker industry continues as fledgling site 9stacks becomes the first operator to raise money through a Series A funding model. Announced on October 1, the initiative will see 9Stacks receive 28...
PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs
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PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs

September 28th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) might have opened the door to some unexpected problems for the online poker industry. When the US Supreme Court repealed the 1992 act outlawing sports...
Winamax Apologizes to Customers After DDoS Attack Overcharges Servers
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Winamax Apologizes to Customers After DDoS Attack Overcharges Servers

September 26th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Winamax says it was the victim of a DDoS attack recently, making it the fourth major operator to be targeted by cybercriminals over the last few weeks. Outlining the incident on Twitter, the French poker and sports betting site...
Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest
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Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest

September 24th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Partypoker Powerfest Championship has wrapped up with Finnish high stakes pro Sami Kelopuro taking down the $5,200 main event. Following 15 days of online action that saw almost $70 million in prize money paid out, the...
PokerStars VR to Bring a New Dimension to Online Poker
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PokerStars VR to Bring a New Dimension to Online Poker

September 22nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars has announced plans to release a free-play virtual reality (VR) platform that’s will set the tone for online poker of the future. Breaking the news on  September 20, PokerStars has said the exact release date for...
Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event
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Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event

September 19th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) has crowned its 2018 main event champion after 25 hours of play. Getting underway on September 16, the $5,200 MTT saw 2,044 players ante-up in a bid to win the lion’s...
Liquidity Sharing No Savior as Online Poker in New Jersey Continues to Disappoint
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Liquidity Sharing No Savior as Online Poker in New Jersey Continues to Disappoint

September 17th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in New Jersey doesn’t seem to be benefitting from the state’s liquidity sharing pact with Nevada and Delaware according to the latest financial report. Released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement...
BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey
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BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey

September 15th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
BetStars, the sports betting arm of PokerStars is now live in New Jersey making it the eighth operator to do so since the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was overturned. Announced on September 13, the move...