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Online Poker Left Out of UKGC Gambling Trends Study
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Online Poker Left Out of UKGC Gambling Trends Study

May 21st, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) breakdown of gambling trends across the country has just been released and online poker didn’t even score a mention. Despite making up around 19 percent of the UK’s £2.83 billion...
Viktor Blom To Stream 10-Hour Session On Twitch
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Viktor Blom To Stream 10-Hour Session On Twitch

May 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Viktor Blom (better known to many as “Isildur1”) has a reputation as one of poker’s greatest gamblers, a man who is willing to take on anyone at any stakes and doesn’t shy away at the prospect of losing a million dollars...
Mississippi Unlikely To See Online Poker Anytime Soon
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Mississippi Unlikely To See Online Poker Anytime Soon

May 20th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Mississippi online poker was never something that supporters had really hoped to push through the state legislature this year, so it wasn’t much of a surprise when a bill to regulate the game died quickly earlier this year....
New York Online Poker Bill Omits Bad Actor Language 
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New York Online Poker Bill Omits Bad Actor Language 

May 18th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New York online poker, previously thought to be a longshot for passage in 2015, just received a much-needed boost by way of a new bill. Authored by State Senator John Bonacic (R-District 42), bill S05302 would allow certain...
Amaya And GVC Look To Trump 888 Holdings With Bwin.party Acquisition Bid
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Amaya And GVC Look To Trump 888 Holdings With Bwin.party Acquisition Bid

May 18th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin.party’s future today became the subject of a high-powered bidding war between two giants of online gaming. In one corner is 888 Holdings, which announced on Monday morning that it had submitted a proposal to acquire...
GVC Holdings Making Bid for Bwin.party
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GVC Holdings Making Bid for Bwin.party

May 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
GVC Holdings announced Friday that it had made a proposal to take over bwin.party Digital Entertainment, making them the latest company to declare their interest in buying the worldwide Internet gaming company. Bwin.party has...
Sen. Harry Reid Reconfirms his Willingness to Outlaw Online Poker
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Sen. Harry Reid Reconfirms his Willingness to Outlaw Online Poker

May 13th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Senator Harry Reid, the man who was once fought for online poker in the US, is now in favor of repealing current legislation and bringing an end to all iGaming activities across the country. Although his comments, as reported by...
Penn National Says Online Gambling “Vital” to Land-Based Casinos
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Penn National Says Online Gambling “Vital” to Land-Based Casinos

May 13th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Penn National operates 26 gambling facilities in 16 states and another in Canada, so it might come as a surprise that the company is one of online gambling’s biggest advocates. Delivering testimony to Pennsylvania’s...
World Series of Poker 2015 Hopes to Cater to Mainstream Poker Audience
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World Series of Poker 2015 Hopes to Cater to Mainstream Poker Audience

May 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker 2015 is out to outdo itself this year. Obviously, WSOP is always the biggest poker event of the year, but this year, organizers are hoping to bring more players than ever into the fold. According to WSOP...
Betclic Players Targeted by Belgian Gaming Commission
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Betclic Players Targeted by Belgian Gaming Commission

May 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Online gambling operator Betclic is being accused by the Belgian Public Prosecution Office of running an illegal iPoker and gambling network, with the country’s gaming commission also seizing player account balances and...