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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...
PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations
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PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations

September 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is set to remove its latest innovation just a month after making it live across various international platforms. In a quote obtained by Pokerfuse, PokerStars Director of Poker Innovation and Operations Severin Rasset...
Phil Galfond Offers Sneak Peak Ahead of Run It Once Beta Testing Ballot
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Phil Galfond Offers Sneak Peak Ahead of Run It Once Beta Testing Ballot

September 5th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Galfond’s Run It Once poker site won’t be ready on time but a select number of players are being invited to beta test the product. Outlining the current state of the project via his YouTube channel, Galfond admitted the...
Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry
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Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry

August 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online gaming operators engage in “predatory practices” and are a greater threat than terrorism according to a former US Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln. Airing her opinion in on op-ed for the Financial Times, Lincoln...
Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018
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Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018

August 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has suffered another DDoS attacked just five months after hackers brought down the site’s KO Series. In a tweet sent out on August 9, the operator apologized for the disruption and promised that players would be able...
Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill
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Hope for US Online Poker as Rep. Barton Eyes Up Racing Integrity Bill

June 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
US online poker players have been given a beacon of hope courtesy of Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). According a June 22 report by...
David Baazov Avoids Insider Trading Charges After Judge Tosses Case
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David Baazov Avoids Insider Trading Charges After Judge Tosses Case

June 8th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Former Amaya CEO David Baazov will avoid charges of insider trading linked to the $4.9 billion sale of PokerStars thanks to a major error by the Autorite des marches financiers (AMF). Following a May 21 call for a stay of...
Online Poker in Spain Buoyed by Shared Liquidity Innovations
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Online Poker in Spain Buoyed by Shared Liquidity Innovations

June 1st, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker in Spain enjoyed a major upswing during the first three months of 2018 thanks to the first stages of its long-awaited liquidity sharing pact with France, Italy and Portugal. Outlining the industry’s first quarter...
WSOP Will Go Live to Millions on Twitch with New Summer Schedule
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WSOP Will Go Live to Millions on Twitch with New Summer Schedule

May 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be streamed for free to the masses this summer thanks to a collaboration between Poker Central and Twitch. Following the May 22 announcement that Poker Central’s PokerGo will be streaming...
PokerStars Portugal Joins Forces with Its Peers in France and Spain
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PokerStars Portugal Joins Forces with Its Peers in France and Spain

May 25th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars Portugal has joined Europe’s new shared liquidity platform, meaning its players can now compete with those in France and Spain. The announcement was made on May 23 and is the first of its kind to happen since...