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PokerStars Ambassador Neymar Jr. Ordered to Pay Fine for Outstanding Taxes
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PokerStars Ambassador Neymar Jr. Ordered to Pay Fine for Outstanding Taxes

January 28th, 2016 | by Brian Corlisse
Team PokerStars superstar athlete Neymar Jr. is by now as well known as the frontman for the online giant as he is for his skills on the soccer field. The 23 year old pro has made a fortune playing in his native Brazil and now...
Amaya Listens to Players but Won’t Reverse PokerStars VIP Cuts
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Amaya Listens to Players but Won’t Reverse PokerStars VIP Cuts

January 25th, 2016 | by Kaycee James
Following the backlash to PokerStars’ VIP changes, Amaya held a meeting with some of its longstanding players who recently gave their thoughts on what took place. Dani Stern, Isaac Haxton and Daniel Dvoress flew to...
Delaware Online Poker Revenues Close 2015 Up, Year Ahead Faces Challenges
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Delaware Online Poker Revenues Close 2015 Up, Year Ahead Faces Challenges

January 24th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
Delaware online poker limped its way through 2015, but there’s reason to be cautiously optimistic. After losing roughly one-third of its total revenues over the last 12 months, Internet poker posted stronger-than-expected...
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...