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Bwin.Party Investor Says GVC Needs To Raise Bid
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Bwin.Party Investor Says GVC Needs To Raise Bid

August 1st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Bwin.party has issued 825 million ordinary shares of stock, and Jason Ader, along with his investors through his hedge fund SpringOwl Asset Management, oversees more than five percent of them, making him the second-largest...
Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations
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Amaya Looks to Dissolve Debt, Releases Strong Q2 Expectations

July 30th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Amaya has $800 million in outstanding debts incurred from its $4.9 billion acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker in June 2014, but the company says it plans to repay approximately $575 million of that total before the end...
Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games
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Full Tilt Ends Table Selection, Removes Heads-Up Games

July 29th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Full Tilt has always had a reputation of being the more outlandish little brother to the straight-laced PokerStars, often launching unique features and offbeat game formats well before they appear at more traditional poker sites....
Neymar Jr Wins $100K for His Charity in Brazil
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Neymar Jr Wins $100K for His Charity in Brazil

July 28th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Neymar Jr’s first official poker engagement as a PokerStars brand ambassador has resulted in a $100,000 win, according to recent reports. The Brazilian soccer superstar, who currently plays for Barcelona FC, signed with...
GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer
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GVC Holdings Ups Bwin.party Bid to $1.55 Billion, Dwarfing 888 Current Offer

July 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
GVC Holdings has dropped Amaya and found new creditors to increase its bid to $1.55 billion for rival bwin.party, even though the latter gambling company had already agreed to a $1.4 billion offer from 888 Holdings. GVC’s...
Online MIT Course Teaches Poker Theory for Free
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Online MIT Course Teaches Poker Theory for Free

July 25th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Have you ever wished you could pick up a poker major at your local university? That’s still an unlikely dream, but there is at least one course on poker that is now open to everyone in the world, as long as they’re willing to...
PokerStars Super High Roller to Set Highest Online Tournament Buy-In
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PokerStars Super High Roller to Set Highest Online Tournament Buy-In

July 20th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is inching closer to taking the live high roller events that have quickly grown in popularity over the last several years to the online market, announcing its Super High Roller on September 20th will feature an...
New Jersey Online Poker Continues Slide As iGambling Rises
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New Jersey Online Poker Continues Slide As iGambling Rises

July 19th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
New Jersey online poker has been struggling for much of its nearly two-year existence, and the latest figures from the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) show it’s now not only the short stack but also...
California Online Poker to Receive One Final Chance in August
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California Online Poker to Receive One Final Chance in August

July 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
California online poker and an ensuing interstate player liquidity compact has the potential to launch a thriving iPoker market in the United States, but standing in front of state lawmakers is tough opposition presented in many...
888 Holdings Scoops Bwin.party in Unexpected Acquisition Move
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888 Holdings Scoops Bwin.party in Unexpected Acquisition Move

July 17th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
888 Holdings made a surprise play for bwin.party, the iGaming operator behind partypoker, which will now become part of the 888 corporate family by the start of 2016. Although 888 had previously expressed interest in bwin, it was...