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Bwin.Party Financials Strong, But Online Poker Continues to Struggle
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Bwin.Party Financials Strong, But Online Poker Continues to Struggle

August 31st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin.party is profitable once again, announcing it made a return of €2.9 million ($3.25 million) after taxes for the first six months of 2015, an impressive turnaround for the company which lost a staggering €94 million ($105...
Italian Online Poker Revenues Sliding in 2015
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Italian Online Poker Revenues Sliding in 2015

August 29th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Italian online poker figures have been hard to come by in recent years. The national regulatory body (AAMS) had stopped releasing statistics for two years, with numbers only now available on a section of the AAMS website that is...
Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR
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Neil Alexander Folds, Chris Welch in at PKR

August 28th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
3D online poker site, PKR, recently underwent another change of senior personnel after Neil Alexander stepped down from his position as CEO. Despite only being in the role for two months, Alexander decided to release the PKR...
Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal
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Bwin.party Holding Out for Best and Final from GVC Before Accepting Acquisition Proposal

August 27th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The bwin.party takeover fight between GVC and 888 has been ongoing since last spring, but the online gaming company being targeted is tired of the games, this week asking GVC to present its best and final offer. Since last May,...
Betfair and Paddy Power Agree to Merger
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Betfair and Paddy Power Agree to Merger

August 26th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Paddy Power is one of the biggest, most outlandish names in bookmaking today, especially well known for their shops in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Betfair is one of the leaders in online bookmaking, with their betting...
Winamax Takes Evasive Action to Save Weekly Major
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Winamax Takes Evasive Action to Save Weekly Major

August 25th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The continued decline of the online poker economy in France was on display for all to see last night after the country’s leading operator, Winamax, was forced to offer discounts for its flagship tournament. Online poker has...
Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35
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Online Legend Chad Batista Passes Away Aged 35

August 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Chad Batista aka ‘lilholdem954’, the man who terrorized the online tournament world for a number of year’s back in the game’s heyday has sadly passed away. The 35-year-old was once one of the most...
888 Holdings’ bwin.party Takeover in Doubt
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888 Holdings’ bwin.party Takeover in Doubt

August 18th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The expected merger between bwin.party and 888 Holdings could be in jeopardy according to recent reports. Following what seemed like a successful $1.4 billion (£900 million) takeover bid by 888 back in July, the iGaming operator...
No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy
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No More Tiers as iPoker Network Ends Segregation Policy

August 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The division of resources on the iPoker Network is now no more thanks to a major change that rolled out today (August 11). Following an announcement made by the network last week, the two-tier system that’s been in place at...
Pennsylvania Online Poker Stalled Due to Budget Impasse 
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Stalled Due to Budget Impasse 

August 10th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania online poker has taken a backseat in Harrisburg as more pressing issues have been forced upon lawmakers, specifically reaching a budget deal, as the Republican-controlled General Assembly and recently-elected...