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Six Brits Nominated for a GPI European Poker Award

Date: Fri, Jan 24, 2014 Professional Internet

The 13th annual European Poker Awards is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 29th January, 2014, at the Casino Lucien Barriere in conjunction with the European Poker Tour stop in Deauville.  This year’s awards are to be sponsored and presented by the Global Poker Index. Roberto Romanello and Dermot Blain picked up their respective […]

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Leon Louis becomes UKIPT Edinburgh Day 1a Chip Leader

Date: Fri, Jan 17, 2014 Professional Internet

The first PokerStars UKIPT of the year kicked off on Thursday, 16th January, 2014, at the luxurious Assembly Rooms in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. The £1,100 buy-in Main Event saw 116 players taking their seats with eight hour-long levels reducing the 116 starters to 55 players.  Leon Louis became Day 1a’s chip […]

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NordicBet to Close to Players outside Nordic Countries

Date: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 Professional Internet

NordicBet, one of the leading internet gambling groups, has made a shattering announcement stating that it is in the process of making an important change in its operating policies.  However, no explanation has been given by the online gambling company as to why it is taking this speculation triggering step. Many of NordicBet’s players […]

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New Look High-Stakes Cash Games at PokerStars

Date: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 Professional Internet

PokerStars, currently the most popular and largest poker room in the world recently announced that it will be removing all $50/$100 no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha Ring Game tables and Table Starters and replacing it with Zoom Pools as from January 1st, 2014. The poker room will be making these changes during off-peak hours […]

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Las Vegas From Home enters into Agreement with PokerTek

Date: Sat, Dec 14, 2013 Professional Internet

Las Vegas From Home (LVFH), the Vancouver based online gambling software company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Mobile Gaming Software Licensing agreement with PokerTek, a leading supplier of electronic table games to cruise ship and land-based casinos worldwide. In terms of the agreement, LVFH will provide Poker Tek with […]

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Unibet Poker to Leave Microgaming Poker Network (MPN)

Date: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 Professional Internet

Unibet, one of the leading European online gaming groups, recently announced that it will be leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) in order to launch its own standalone poker network which it hopes will be as early as next month. According to a press release issued by Unibet it has commissioned Relax Gaming, the […]

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PokerStars to Celebrate Holiday Season by Awarding $27 Million in December Festival

Date: Fri, Nov 29, 2013 Professional Internet

PokerStars has announced that it will be celebrating the holiday season by holding a December Festival at the site which will award players with an amount of $27 million in prize money over the course of the month. The popular online poker site will be holding 22 days of great tournament and ring-game promotions […]

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Scots Mathematic Graduate Amasses £2.5 million Playing Online Poker

Date: Sat, Nov 23, 2013 Professional Internet

David Vamplew, a Scots mathematic graduate, has succeeded in accumulating a massive amount of £2.5 million in just four years by playing the game of poker online. Vamplew, who is said to resemble Harry Potter who was made famous by books written by JK Rowling, managed to scoop a huge amount of £500,000 this year […]

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New “Achievements” Feature at MPN Poker Rooms

Date: Fri, Nov 15, 2013 Professional Internet

The MPN, formerly known as the Microgaming Poker Network, has announced that it has introduced a new “Achievements” feature, which will see players being rewarded for completing a series of challenges within a game.  The players who complete the challenges are rewarded with a badge that they can display at the table. The new […]

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New Jersey Releases Names of Online Poker Service Providers

Date: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 Professional Internet

Following months of speculation, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has at last released a list of the names of ancillary casino service industry enterprises and internet gaming related vendor registrants that have met preliminary approval for an iGaming license in the state. The Division of Gaming Enforcement named a total of 12 […]

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Amaya Gaming to Provide Poker Platform and Casino Content for Golden Nugget’s Online Gaming Portals

Date: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 Professional Internet

Amaya Gaming Group Inc., one of the leading entertainment solution providers for the regulated gaming industry, entered into an agreement with the Golden Nugget in terms of which Amaya will provide technology, including a poker platform and casino content and poker services for the online gaming brands of Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino.   Amaya will [...]

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Full Tilt Poker Falls to 6th in Online Poker Player Traffic

Date: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 Professional Internet

Full Tilt Poker will soon be celebrating its first re-launch anniversary and although the online poker room once used to be the second biggest online poker room in the world, it now occupies the sixth rank as far as international traffic to its cash games is concerned. Shortly before the re-launch of Full Tilt [...]

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Poker Stars Plans To Expand in Atlantic City

Date: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 Professional Internet

Poker Stars, one of the leading online poker sites, does not intend giving up its intention to enter the US gambling market through the right doors and has already entered into a partnership with Atlantic City based Resorts Casino Hotel in terms of which it will provide them with online poker and gambling software for [...]

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Chris “moorman1” Moorman Makes Online Poker History

Date: Fri, Oct 4, 2013 Professional Internet

Chris “moorman1” Moorman, the online poker pro who has been ranked the top online player in the world on 18 occasions is absolutely thrilled to have broken yet another record.  Moorman has finally passed the $10 million milestone in online poker tournament winnings by winning an amount of $9,500 on PartyPoker.  Shyam “s_dot111” Srinivasan [...]

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