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Phil Ivey Rolls The Dice With New DFS Venture
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Phil Ivey Rolls The Dice With New DFS Venture

January 23rd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Phil Ivey is a man who wears a number of business hats away from the poker table and his latest venture has taken him into the world of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). Ivey may have made his name and his fortune as a poker player,...
Amaya Vindicated by Federal Court in Illinois “Loss Recovery” Case
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Amaya Vindicated by Federal Court in Illinois “Loss Recovery” Case

January 22nd, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya has dodged a bullet in Illinois, where a federal appeals court ruled last week that the company will not have to repay money lost by state residents at PokerStars and Full Tilt. And crucially, the court made the important...
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July
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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Online Gambling Will Be Legal by July

January 20th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Pennsylvania lawmaker John Payne believes the odds for online gambling coming to the state are in his favor. State Rep. Payne (R-District 106) recently announced he will retire at the end of his seventh two-year term in November...
GVC Holdings Posts Strong Yearly Earnings Ahead of Bwin.party Acquisition
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GVC Holdings Posts Strong Yearly Earnings Ahead of Bwin.party Acquisition

January 14th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
GVC Holdings has some good news for investors of bwin.party. Earlier this week, GVC revealed that its net gaming revenues skyrocketed more than 10 percent in 2015, a total of €247.7 million ($268.4 million) received over the...
Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine
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Amaya Smacked with $870 Million Kentucky Court Fine

January 5th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Amaya is mad as hell and it’s not going to take it anymore. That’s the company’s feedback on the latest in a dramatic case in Kentucky that’s been more riveting to watch than a telenovela. The most recent...
Isaac Haxton Leaves PokerStars, Brands VIP Changes Unethical
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Isaac Haxton Leaves PokerStars, Brands VIP Changes Unethical

January 4th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
The debris from PokerStars’ decision to overhaul its loyalty reward program continued to fall at the start of January after Isaac Haxton announced his departure from the company. A long serving member of Team PokerStars...
The PokerStars Journey Back to New Jersey and the United States
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The PokerStars Journey Back to New Jersey and the United States

January 1st, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars will return to the United States through New Jersey in 2016 five years after the Department of Justice seized its .com domain on April 11, 2011, poker’s Black Friday. The world’s largest online poker...
Poker Business Scandals in 2015: Crime, Controversy, and Crooks
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Poker Business Scandals in 2015: Crime, Controversy, and Crooks

December 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Poker business scandals go hand-in-hand with America’s favorite casino card game, the allure of striking it rich often too tempting for the immoral to resist. Similar to any other industry where great stacks of money are...
Newest Trends in Online Poker 2015: Lotteries, Tournaments, and Appealing to the Little Man
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Newest Trends in Online Poker 2015: Lotteries, Tournaments, and Appealing to the Little Man

December 27th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Online poker has undergone a number of epistemic shifts over the last few years and 2015 saw yet more winds of change blow through the industry. As with all industries, evolution is a must for those that want to survive....
The Sports Effect: How Poker and Sports Merged in 2015
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The Sports Effect: How Poker and Sports Merged in 2015

December 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Poker and sport meshed in a myriad of new and innovative ways in 2015. From global sporting icons becoming brand ambassadors for the leading operators to a new money-making outlet for those with a penchant for beating the odds,...