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WPTPoker Closing On June 3rd
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WPTPoker Closing On June 3rd

May 23rd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
WPTPoker.com has announced that they will be closing shop on June 3, a move the site says is “in line with ongoing company strategy.” The closure is not expected to cause problems for players with cash on the site, as...
California Online Poker Hearing Mostly A Dud
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California Online Poker Hearing Mostly A Dud

May 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
If California is to regulate online poker, it will take a number of hearings, votes, and debates before it will finally happen. And while there may be some exciting moments along the way, we shouldn’t expect fireworks at every...
Sheldon Adelson Beware, Pennsylvanians Want Legalized Online Gambling
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Sheldon Adelson Beware, Pennsylvanians Want Legalized Online Gambling

May 21st, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Sheldon Adelson isn’t your typical 81-year-old. Though he could easily retire, the man worth $30 billion is on a crusade to make Internet betting illegal, but a new poll claims the overwhelming majority of residents, at...
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...