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Utah to Prohibit Internet Gambling

The Utah Senate has passed House Bill 108 which prohibits internet gambling on computers and handheld devices. The bill was introduced by Republican Stephen Sandstrom earlier in the year into the House of Representatives, who has been quoted as saying, “We want...

New App Combines Poker with Popular Word Games

Ever sat in the middle of a Scrabble game, being faced by the most worthless set of letters and wish you could just cut your losses and fold? Ever get sick of being outdrawn by fish on the river, wishing you could control your own destiny of who gets the pot with...

Bingo Player

"Bingo Player" a poker player who makes blatantly bad poker plays, and believes in the luck of the cards will determine victory or defeat. It provides a ready-made excuse for the week poker player. They can blame ‘bad luck’ for their ill fortune...

Everleaf Faces Sanctions

The Everleaf Gaming corporation has come under fire from the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta (LGA). The governing group has issued sanctions against the poker operator, in light of certain anomalies in their recent corporate operations. The LGA’s entire...

WPT is Going to Cannes and You Can Too

When I think of Cannes, I think of the infamous Film Festivals that have the media falling all over themselves just to get the best coverage. But, to get there you have to be a celebrity.  Not this time!  That’s right, we’re playing poker there this year....

W.S.O.P.E To Be Held in Cannes, France

The World Series of Poker Europe schedule was released today and it will feature seven events to be held in Cannes, France for the second year in a row. The tournaments will run from September 21st to October 4th and will award seven bracelets to each of the event...

Titan Poker Seeks Lords of the Grind

Since the beginning of the month, Titan Poker has been honoring dedicated players with their Lord of the Grind promotion. This special offer holds sway in both cash games and tournaments, allowing players from both realms to earn sizable sums of cash. The workings of...

NCSL Against Online Gaming Legislation

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has come out in opposition of the federal government’s attempts to license online gaming. The bi-partisan group wrote an open letter to the American legislature, calling for the cessation of all efforts to...

Titan Poker Offers Canadian Exclusives

Titan Poker has put together a pair of promotions open only to residents of Canada. Both of these will run at multiple points throughout the coming months, allowing players in the Great White North access to a sizable amount of extra cash. The first of these events...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another weekend of major poker tournaments is in the books, and once again, it seems tournament attendance and prize pools are on the rise. This past weekend there were two super-sized events, as Bwin bolstered their Sunday championship from $250k to $500k, and...

More Progress for Iowa Online Poker

Iowa’s proposed poker legislation has taken another step forward, just days after being approved by a small panel of state senators. The bill, known officially as Senate Study Bill 3164, has now been cleared for a vote before the entire State Senate. This was...

Potential Online Poker in Mississippi

An article written by Brian Pempus of cardplayer.com suggests the state of Mississippi may be trying to grab a slice of the pre-nationwide legislation pie by allowing for poker to be played by state residents. Due to a reversal of policy from the Department of...

Betfair Signs Peter Eastgate

Betfair Poker has signed a sponsorship deal with 2008 World Series of Poker champion Peter Eastgate. This will be the 26 year-old’s latest step into re-introducing himself to the game which made him a household name among poker fans. Eastgate’s...

$1,500 Freeroll on Titan Poker

Titan Poker’s March Invitational is set to give massive bankroll boosts to FlopTurnRiver players. They’ll shuffle up and deal on March 11th at 3pm EST (8pm Server Time) with a $0 Buy-In and $1,500 in prizes. There are two requirements to be eligible for...

Early Success for Iowa Online Poker Bill

Legislators within the state of Iowa have shown early support for a new bill which would legalize online poker within their borders. A three member panel made up of state senators recently approved the bill, clearing the first hurdle in what could be a speedy process....

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another Sunday or major tournaments is in the books, and with it, another weekend of massive prize pools and huge first place payouts.  Tournament attendance was again up across the board, with sites like Party Poker and PokerStars benefiting the most from another...

Bwin.Party to Sell Ongame?

British gaming group Bwin.Party is reportedly considering a sale of their Ongame Poker Network. The company currently owns and operates a pair of networks, making Ongame largely expendable. This news was initially broken by Todd Eilers, a gaming analyst for Roth...

PokerStars.eu Launches in Europe

PokerStars has launched a brand new Europe-facing website, known simply as PokerStars.eu. Designed to address financial and legal concerns in several of the continent’s playing markets, the website launched this past Monday. This development was made possible by...

Daniel goes off on FTP

In the latest step in the Full Tilt Poker drama, Daniel Negreanu, who has never been afraid to speak his mind or call out unscrupulous activity, has made a wild and angry vlog pertaining to his opinions on the former owners and operators of Full Tilt Poker. Daniel had...

Everleaf Bars American, French Players

The Everleaf Gaming Network, a group carrying several moderately popular poker skins, has closed its doors to online gamers in the U.S. and in France. While no formal announcement has been made, players who’ve logged into any of its affiliated rooms have been...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend marked another milestone for online poker tournaments.  For the first time since Black Friday, PokerStars upped the guarantee in a large amount of their Sunday events, including the Sunday500.  To celebrate, PokerStars ran two tournaments for each...

PokerStars Wins Belgian License

PokerStars has announced that its Belgian-facing site, PokerStars.be, has become one of the first online gaming services to receive the nation’s coveted Casino de Namur A+ License. A joint venture with Circus Groupe, the website earned the honor after a stellar...

Bally Launches Remote Gaming Server

Bally Technologies Incorporated has announced the launch of their Remote Gaming Server, a product designed to allow easy access to their stable of online and mobile games. The RGS, as it will be known in the marketplace, will allow for casinos without a history in the...

High Stakes Action

Since Black Friday, insight into higher stake poker action has mostly fallen off the map. Shows like High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, and the Big Game were great ways to see how poker at the highest level was played. Viewers could watch their favorite poker player...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend was another strong showing for online poker tournaments.  While some might have expected action to be down with the Super Bowl on TV, the opposite actually held true.  In fact, this past weekend was one of the biggest of the last few months that did...

Lucien Barriere, Caesars Extend Partnership

Caesars Entertainment has reached an agreement with Groupe Lucien Barriere, a French company specializing in hotels and casinos, which will extend their partnership into the foreseeable future. Their initial dealings began last year, culminating in the relocation of...