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Portugal to Ring-fence Online Poker Market
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Portugal to Ring-fence Online Poker Market

December 5th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Portugal has announced that its newly regulated online market poker will not pool liquidity with any other nation. This news surprised the industry this week, not least in its short-sightedness. Portugal’s close neighbors,...
PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes
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PokerStars Strike Underway as High-Rank Players Respond to VIP Changes

December 1st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The PokerStars strike is underway, the three-day boycott scheduled to last from today, December 1, through Wednesday. Championed by poker pro Dani Stern, the sit-out is in response to the changes to PokerStars’ rewards...
Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?
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Holidays and Poker: Family or a Card Game?

November 26th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The holidays are upon us. For poker players, that means a time to get away from the card room and spend some quality time with the ones you love, the ones that love you, and the ones you tolerate once a year. Or does it?...
Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania
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Poker Players Alliance Steps Up Lobbying Efforts in Pennsylvania

November 25th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is rallying the troops in Pennsylvania after lawmakers in the House Gaming Oversight Committee voted in favor of moving State Rep. John Payne’s (R-District 106) online poker bill to the...
Quebec Lawmakers Push for ISP Blocking Mandate for Unauthorized Online Gambling Sites
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Quebec Lawmakers Push for ISP Blocking Mandate for Unauthorized Online Gambling Sites

November 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao in Canada is calling on the province’s National Assembly to enact his proposed legislation that would force Internet service providers (ISP) into blocking customers from accessing...
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee
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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Passes House Committee

November 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Pennsylvania online gambling appears destined to reach its way to the state’s nearly 13 million residents. After months of delays and setbacks, Pennsylvania’s House Gaming Oversight Committee moved legislation forward...
PPA Leaders Form Daily Fantasy Sports Players Alliance
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PPA Leaders Form Daily Fantasy Sports Players Alliance

November 14th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Daily Fantasy Sports Platers Alliance is a new group, formed by two leaders of The Poker Players Alliance, to fight for the interests of DFS players. Steve Miller, the current PPA California State Director, and Drew Lesofski,...
Amaya Revenue Forecast Has Good News, Bad News for Shareholders, US Dollar Will Impact Profits
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Amaya Revenue Forecast Has Good News, Bad News for Shareholders, US Dollar Will Impact Profits

November 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
While Canadian poker operator Amaya will definitely feel the impact of the strengthening US dollar, the company’s Q3 report has resulted in at least some positive news for its shareholders, after it reported an 8 percent...
PokerHeaven.com to Close Citing Regulatory Hell
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PokerHeaven.com to Close Citing Regulatory Hell

November 7th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerHeaven.com, the European-facing online poker site on the MPN and OnGame networks, will close on November 12. Meanwhile, the site’s customers have until November 19 to cash out their balances. The company assures that...
PokerStars Introduces Improvements but New Jersey Must Wait
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PokerStars Introduces Improvements but New Jersey Must Wait

November 2nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars became a leading poker site for many reasons. One of them being a willingness to adapt. In an effort to re-emphasize the fun and social aspects of playing poker, PokerStars has announced some interesting changes to its...