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Malware Product Exploiting Full Tilt and PokerStars Players
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Malware Product Exploiting Full Tilt and PokerStars Players

September 19th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The online poker community was put on high alert this week after security experts discovered malware actively exploiting players on two of the largest sites in the world. Following investigations by malicious software analysts...
Amaya Confident on Future of California Online Poker
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Amaya Confident on Future of California Online Poker

September 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
California online poker proponents could be forgiven for being a little disappointed after the state came nowhere near regulating Internet poker games during the 2015 legislative season. But one of the major forces behind efforts...
MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative
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MPN to Help Novices Hide from Sharks with New Initiative

September 15th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The industry-wide trend currently helping to make online poker more appealing to the casual player and the masses, took another step forward recently thanks to Microgaming. Over the last few months the online poker...
Alexandre Dreyfus Continues Push to “Sportify” Poker
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Alexandre Dreyfus Continues Push to “Sportify” Poker

September 14th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Alexandre Dreyfus is the Elon Musk of the poker industry, an Internet entrepreneur whose company Mediarex is responsible for the Global Poker Index (GPI) and Hendon Mob databases, American and European Poker Awards, and several...
Online Poker in Italy Enjoys a Rare Upswing
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Online Poker in Italy Enjoys a Rare Upswing

September 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Italian online poker sites have taken something of a beating in recent months as far as cash game traffic is concerned, but there appears to a glimmer of hope on the horizon in the form of tournaments. The latest figures show...
California Online Poker Battle Lost for 2015
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California Online Poker Battle Lost for 2015

September 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
September 11 will stick in the memories of Californian grinders for more reasons than one this year as it represented the final day in which online poker legislation could be passed in 2015. Although the chances of the industry...
New York Online Poker Hearing Mostly Positive for Legalization
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New York Online Poker Hearing Mostly Positive for Legalization

September 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
New York online poker is one step closer to legalization after the state’s committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering held a public hearing this week that featured little opposition to decriminalizing iPoker in...
Amaya Could Reengage with GVC Following 888 Bailout on Bwin.party Deal
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Amaya Could Reengage with GVC Following 888 Bailout on Bwin.party Deal

September 8th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya is somewhat akin to the fat lady singing in the famous aphorism. The online poker giant could be hitting a high C in the last act of a protracted bidding war that finally came to a denouement last week. That bidding war,...
Bwin.party Agrees To $1.6 Billion Takeover Deal with GVC
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Bwin.party Agrees To $1.6 Billion Takeover Deal with GVC

September 4th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Bwin.party, the sports betting, casino and poker operator, has formally accepted a £1.1 billion ($1.6 billion) takeover bid from GVC Holdings. Despite initially accepting a lower offer from 888 Holdings back in July, bwin.party...
PokerStars Marketing Campaign Paying Off in First Few Weeks
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PokerStars Marketing Campaign Paying Off in First Few Weeks

September 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
PokerStars was already the world’s largest poker site, dominating most markets in which the Amaya-owned website competes. But there’s always room to grow, and PokerStars’ latest marketing campaign seems to be drawing even...