Poker

2015 Poker-Related Crimes: Who Got Time and Who Walked Away 
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2015 Poker-Related Crimes: Who Got Time and Who Walked Away 

December 24th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Poker-related crimes in 2015 were seemingly straight out of a Hollywood script, theft abundant and the takes bountiful. Scandal has a long history with the game of poker dating back to its earliest days when players put cards in...
Delaware Online Poker Posts Strong November Earnings, Revenues Soar 20.6 Percent
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Delaware Online Poker Posts Strong November Earnings, Revenues Soar 20.6 Percent

December 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Delaware online poker rebounded in November, poker rake and fee totaling $28,985 for the month, a 20.6 percent increase compared to October. Internet poker in The First State went on life support last month after the market...
BetStars to Augment PokerStars Betting Brand
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BetStars to Augment PokerStars Betting Brand

December 20th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars’ foray into the world of sports betting took another step forward this week after the operator confirmed the launch of a new subsidiary brand known as BetStars. Earlier in 2015 PokerStars added to its poker and...
Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars
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Amaya Slams Kentucky’s $290 Million Lawsuit Against PokerStars

December 18th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Amaya Inc. has branded a $290 million lawsuit brought against its subsidiary PokerStars by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as “frivolous” and “without merit,” and vowed that it will “vigorously dispute” any liability...
World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released
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World Series of Poker 2016 Tournament Series Event Dates Released

December 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
World Series of Poker (WSOP) is always the most anticipated tournament series of any year. Now the folks at WSOP have released next year’s preview schedule (the full schedule should hit by no later than February 2016), and...
RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill
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RAWA Excluded From Must-Pass Spending Bill

December 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The threat of US online poker being shutdown in 2015 has finally come to an end thanks to a political veto on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). Disseminated to the online poker community via a Facebook post from...
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Heads Offline for 2015, Shelved Until Spring
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Heads Offline for 2015, Shelved Until Spring

December 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Keystone State had a July 1 deadline to approve a fiscal year operating budget, but the two sides have been locked in a stalemate now for six months and critical consequences have ensued including school districts being...
New Jersey Online Poker on a High Heading into 2016
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New Jersey Online Poker on a High Heading into 2016

December 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker sites received an early Christmas present this week after the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released its latest iGaming revenue report. Outlining the vital stats of each online casino and poker site...
Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes
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Further Protests as Players Fight Back Against PokerStars’ VIP Changes

December 14th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Disgruntled PokerStars players recently made a public protest during EPT Prague’s €50,000 ($55,000) Super High Roller in response to the news that VIP rewards will be cut dramatically at the start of 2015. Just over week...
Boycott Proved Our Point, Says PokerStars
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Boycott Proved Our Point, Says PokerStars

December 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars boycotters, it appears, may have shot themselves in the foot. Two and a half thousand high-volume and high-stakes players staged a three-day sit-out last week in protest at the forthcoming changes to the Poker Stars...