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Mansion Poker to Exit from the United Kingdom

Date: Fri, Sep 5, 2014 Professional Internet

Mansion Poker, one of the largest online poker rooms on the Internet, recently forwarded an email its customers in the UK advising them that the poker room will officially be closing its doors in the UK as from Monday, 15th September, 2014 and that anyone playing from the United Kingdom should cash out immediately. […]

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Leeds to Host its First Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Festival

Date: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 Professional Internet

Since the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) was created in 2007 it has never visited Leeds for a full GUKPT festival.  However this will change on Wednesday, 3rd September, 2014 when the GUKPT heads to Leeds, the United Kingdom’s third largest city for four days of poker and shenanigans. The £100,000 guaranteed Main Event […]

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Hold’em Manager and PokerTracker Join Forces

Date: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 Professional Internet

Hold’em Manager and PokerTracker, two of the leading analysis tools in the poker industry, have recently announced a business merger agreement that will result in a new company being formed titled Max Value Software, LLC. The agreement is believed to have been entered into in order to put the companies in a better position […]

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Caesars Shows Optimism about California Online Poker in 2015

Date: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 Professional Internet

The Chief Executive Officer and President of Caesars Acquisition Company, Mitch Garber, touched on a number of subjects in a recent interview that included one of the leading topics in the world of online gambling at the moment, namely online poker in California. When asked what his predictions were with regard to the progress […]

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Only 36 Days Left to Apply for a Poker License in the UK.

Date: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 Professional Internet

The U.K. Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a reminder to international online operators that the final deadline is approaching for them to apply for a license to enable them to operate in the United Kingdom.  Applications to operate in the U.K. are required to be finalized by Tuesday, 16th September, 2014. According to the […]

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Overwhelming Support by Amaya Shareholders for Poker Stars Acquisition

Date: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 Professional Internet

Montreal based Amaya’s Chief Executive Officer, David Baazov, has announced that the company’s shareholders have given their overwhelming support and have approved a financing move for the group to pursue its $4.9 billion purchase of Poker Stars, the largest online poker room in the world and Full Tilt Poker. Regulatory support has also been […]

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European Poker Tour to Return to Casino Barcelona

Date: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 Professional Internet

The European Poker Tour is due to return to Casino Barcelona in Spain for its first stop on its Season 11 schedule on Saturday, 16th August, 2014.  This will be the 100th stop in EPT’s history and therefore marks a very special milestone for the tour. PokerStars will be celebrating with a heavy 44-event […]

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Sky Poker 6-Max UK Poker Championships

Date: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 Professional Internet

The inaugural Sky Poker UK Poker Championships that took place at the Dusk Till Dawn poker room in February 2014 was one of the most memorable poker festivals in recent memory.  The event saw the best players from around the United Kingdom come together in one place for a very exciting poker championship. Sky […]

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Chad Brown Memorial and Charity Poker Tournament

Date: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 Professional Internet

Chad Brown, a beloved poker pro lost his battle with cancer at the age of 52 earlier this month, a few days after having been honored in a ceremony when the World Series of Poker presented him with an honorary bracelet to celebrate his achievements in poker and in life. This weekend hundreds of […]

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Motion to Dismiss Borgata Lawsuit Filed by Phil Ivey

Date: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 Professional Internet

It has been reported that Phil Ivey’s lawyers have filed a motion on his behalf to dismiss a lawsuit in which it is claimed that the poker super-star had cheated the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa out of an amount of $9.6 million during 2012.   Although Ivey was accused of cheating at the Casino in […]

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PokerStars Bought by Amaya Gaming for $4.9 BILLION

Date: Fri, Jun 13, 2014 Professional Internet

Amaya has become the world’s largest publicly trading online gambling company after agreeing on the purchase of PokerStars online poker site for the unprecedented sum of $4.9 billion. In recent weeks, speculation was high that the Canadian trading Amaya Gaming was close to clinching a deal with an industry icon, and share prices shot up […]

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Alex Dreyfus Announces the American Poker Awards

Date: Fri, Jun 6, 2014 Professional Internet

Alex Dreyfus, the French businessman, recently appeared on the cover of the Global Index Paper Magazine, with his newest creation, the American Poker Awards. The American Poker Awards is scheduled to be held at the SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills in Los Angeles California on 27th February, 2015 in an attempt to bring all the […]

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Online Poker Informant Likely to Avoid Further Jail Time

Date: Fri, May 30, 2014 Professional Internet

According to the latest media reports, the 30 year old Australian, Danial Tzvetkoff, who became a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant and was instrumental in helping to bring down several of the biggest US facing, multi million dollar online poker rooms, is not likely to be brought back from Brisbane, where he currently resides, […]

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American Gaming Association Zigzags over Online Poker Legislation

Date: Sat, May 24, 2014 Professional Internet

Although Geoff Freeman, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Gaming Association (AGA) had only a couple of months ago publicly tried to convince federal lawmakers to regulate online poker, the group has said that it cannot support the issue any longer.  According to Freeman there is currently too much of a divide between members […]

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