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World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement
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World Poker Tour Partners With Europe-Bet.com in Georgian Licensing Agreement

February 16th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The World Poker Tour has announced that it will partner with Europe-Bet.com, allowing the company to host three WPT events in the Eastern European nation over the course of 2015. It will also give Europe-Bet.com the exclusive...
Dan Fleyshman Confirms that Ivey League Isn’t Looking for $20 Million
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Dan Fleyshman Confirms that Ivey League Isn’t Looking for $20 Million

February 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Phil Ivey doesn’t need your money. Chances are that you already knew that: after all, Ivey is perhaps the world’s most successful poker player ever, and isn’t exactly hiding his wealth. And yet there was recently a listing...
Amaya Probe by US Authorities Targets Possible Insider Trading
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Amaya Probe by US Authorities Targets Possible Insider Trading

February 12th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
Amaya Gaming is being investigated by the US-based Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) regarding its rocketing stock price prior to the announcement of its $4.9 billion acquisition of PokerStars and the Rational Group...
888.com in $1.47 Billion Acquisition Talks with William Hill 
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888.com in $1.47 Billion Acquisition Talks with William Hill 

February 11th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
888 Holdings, operator of the world’s second biggest online poker network, has confirmed it is in “advanced talks” over a £750 million ($1.47 billion) takeover by British bookmaking giant William Hill. The news this week...
Controversy Over PokerTube Divides Poker Community
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Controversy Over PokerTube Divides Poker Community

February 10th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
PokerTube is a pretty straightforward website: it offers videos collected from around the Internet related to poker on one site, from tournament coverage to strategic discussions. It’s certainly a resource that many players...
Ognyan Dimov Comes From Behind to Win EPT Deauville Main Event
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Ognyan Dimov Comes From Behind to Win EPT Deauville Main Event

February 9th, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
Another EPT Deauville Main Event has wrapped up, and a previously obscure player scooped it. Ognyan Dimov was a virtual unknown in the poker world a week ago, but he’s now one of the most successful Bulgarian tournament poker...
Bwin-party Announces €15 Million EU Tax Hit
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Bwin-party Announces €15 Million EU Tax Hit

February 7th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Bwin-party has announced that the new European Union tax rules on digital services will cost the company €15 million ($16.9 million) in 2015. The EU rules, which came into force at the beginning of this year, state that...
Washington State Online Poker Bill Dead
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Washington State Online Poker Bill Dead

February 6th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Washington State online poker bill, HB 1114, which was unexpectedly presented last month at the opening of the state’s legislative session, is already dead, according to its sponsors. Curtis Woodward, the crusading founder...
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,...