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World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events
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World Series of Poker 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet and 68 Events

February 2nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced some rather drastic changes to its format this week, in an effort to market its events to amateur players who have somewhat vacated the tournament. The 2015 WSOP will include...
Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors
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Amaya Appoints Former Ontario Police Commissioner as Advisor to Board of Directors

January 23rd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Amaya Gaming Group announced today it has selected former Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis as an advisor to its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Montreal, Amaya CEO David Baazov says of the appointment,...
Reggie Jones-Sawyer AB 167 in California: Soft on Bad Actors, Welcoming to PokerStars
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Reggie Jones-Sawyer AB 167 in California: Soft on Bad Actors, Welcoming to PokerStars

January 23rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
A new California online poker bill from State Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer can now go head-to-head with one presented earlier this month by fellow Golden State Assemblyman Mike Gatto. Bill AB 167 is Jones-Sawyer’s second...
Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey
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Full Tilt Errant Message Appears to Announce Legal Online Play in New Jersey

January 22nd, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Full Tilt iOS iPhone app sent numerous poker players in New Jersey into near-hysteria this week, after receiving a message announcing real-money gameplay was now being offered in their home state. “We are pleased to...
Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking
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Hendon Mob Threatens Polish Ministry Suit Over Alleged Data Hacking

January 21st, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The Hendon Mob database has announced its intention to sue the Polish Finance Ministry for allegedly hacking into its website. Global Poker Index CEO Alex Dreyfus, who acquired the database from the Hendon Mob in June 2013 for $3...
WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold
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WSOP Online Now Beating Partypoker as Liquidity Sharing with 888.com Takes Hold

January 19th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Online poker site WSOP.com has taken over as the largest room in the New Jersey Internet market, following a dramatic week that saw a major shift in cash game traffic rankings overall. Within only a week of a liquidity sharing...
New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up
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New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Finally Looking Up

January 16th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The New Jersey online poker scene managed to avoid another loss and reverse its three-month downswing with a positive U-turn in the right direction for December, according to the State’s Division of Gaming Enforcement....
Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call
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Kevin Schulz Wins PCA Main Event with Hero Call

January 15th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) reached its dramatic finale last night as American Kevin Schultz won the title with a $1.4 million hero call. When the dust cleared after six days of play on Paradise Island in the...
WSOP and 888 to Partially Combine Enormous New Jersey Player Pools
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WSOP and 888 to Partially Combine Enormous New Jersey Player Pools

January 12th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
New Jersey online poker players may see larger tournament prizes and more players at the cash game tables, as two of the larger sites in the state will be combining their player pools. The two sites, WSOP.com and 888poker.com...
Could new dot-poker extensions help the industry?
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Could new dot-poker extensions help the industry?

January 10th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
A new dot-poker domain extension has just entered the first of its three-phase release. Known in the online industry as the “sunrise” period, the initial launch will give holders of a registered poker trademark the...