Poker

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars for Family
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Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars for Family

January 8th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Long serving PokerStars pro Jason Mercier is leaving the brand in order to spend more time his new family. With his contract coming to an end at the close of 2017, Mercier has taken stock of his options and decided to play less...
Unibet Poker Removes “Damaging” High Stakes Tables
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Unibet Poker Removes “Damaging” High Stakes Tables

January 5th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Unibet Poker has removed its high stakes No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha tables in a bid to sustain a profitable ecosystem. News of the change was posted on the European poker site’s forum on December 29 by Unibet...
Shared Online Poker in France and Spain a Reality in a Matter of Weeks
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Shared Online Poker in France and Spain a Reality in a Matter of Weeks

January 3rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in France and Spain will become a merged market in the coming weeks as the first phase of a four-nation liquidity sharing pact gets underway. Following a December 29 decision by Spain’s Dirección General de...
The Best and Worst of Poker in 2017
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The Best and Worst of Poker in 2017

December 27th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The highs and lows from the universe of poker in 2017 were grandiose enough to land one colorful character a movie deal while giving the rest of us plenty of news to chew on and discuss at the table with friends. Here are some of...
Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal
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Headlong Sale Moves GVC Holdings Closer to Ladbrokes Coral Deal

December 22nd, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has moved a step closer to completing its £3.9billion/$5.2 billion takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by officially disposing of its Turkish gaming asset, Headlong Limited. The sale of Headlong was made public on November...
Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote
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Online Poker in Michigan Now a Possibility for 2018 Following House Vote

December 20th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Michigan moved a step closer to becoming a regulatory reality following a House Regulatory Reform Committee vote. The news was reported by the Poker Players Alliance’s (PPA) Vice President Rich Muny who, along...
Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.
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Fedor Holz Buys a Piece of eSports’ Envy Gaming, Inc.

December 18th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
German poker pro Fedor Holz has used some of his $26 million in tournament winnings to buy a piece of eSports outfit, Envy Gaming, Inc. The ever-growing number of links between poker and eSports has seen a number of businesses...
Hope on the Horizon Despite Drop in New Jersey’s Poker Performance
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Hope on the Horizon Despite Drop in New Jersey’s Poker Performance

December 15th, 2017 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey’s online poker economy took a hit in November with year-on-year revenue dropping by 13.1 percent. The latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) have shown that online casino gaming is...
Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events
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Official 2018 WSOP Schedule Contains Nine New Events

December 13th, 2017 | by Jason Reynolds
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule has been finalized and published following an unintentional leak on December 6. After an overview of the WSOP’s 2018 schedule found its way online and into the French forums of...
Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch
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Aussie Millions to Get Global Audience Thanks to Jason Somerville and Twitch

December 11th, 2017 | by Kaycee James
The Aussie Millions will be broadcast to an international audience thanks to Jason Somerville and live streaming platform Twitch. When Crown Casino Tournament Director Joel Williams announced the line-up for the 2018 incarnation...