Online Poker News

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Full Tilt Deal Contingent Upon Resolving Issues With DoJ

Negotiations between Group Bernard Tapie (GBT) and Full Tilt Poker continue to progress with one of the biggest hurdles in finalizing the purchase being the amount of money seized by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and any fines that may be imposed on the beleaguered poker site for its previous misdeeds.

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Presidential Candidate Johnson Firmly Supports Online Poker

Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico who is seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2012 election, is firmly supporting online poker.

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson Leads EPT San Remo Final Table

Daniel Neilson emerged as chip leader on the penultimate day of the PokerStars sponsored EPT San Remo Main Event after an action-packed four levels of poker.

Internet Gambling Hearing Focuses on Protecting Customers

Internet Gambling Hearing Focuses on Protecting Customers

Consumer protection was the key issue in Tuesday’s hearing before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade that addressed the legalization of internet gambling and online poker.

Full Tilt Poker Canvass Players about Repaying Their Bankrolls

Full Tilt Poker Canvass Players about Repaying Their Bankrolls

In an extraordinary Europe-wide canvassing operation, media organisations associated with Groupe Bernard Tapie have been contacting ex-Full Tilt Poker players by telephone to ask them how they would like to be paid back.

Memo to James Bord: Americans Dominate Poker

Memo to James Bord: Americans Dominate Poker

Despite comments made recently by British poker pro James Bord that Americans are not as skilled at poker as Europeans, an analysis of the facts shows that nothing could be further from the truth. American poker players have dominated tournament poker since they invented it.

Full Tilt Fires 180 Employees

Full Tilt Fires 180 Employees

A Full Tilt Poker subsidiary with offices in Dublin, Ireland, laid off 180 employees last week, pounding yet another nail in the coffin of the shuttered poker site.

888 Poker Launches Celebrity Challenges

888 Poker Launches Celebrity Challenges

888 Poker has announced a Celebrity Challenges series of multi table poker tournaments, offering players the opportunity to win some fantastic guaranteed prize pools, plus an additional $100.00 bounty if players are able to knock out the featured celebrity – all for a buy-in of just 88 cents.

Online Poker Legislation Could Happen in 2011

Online Poker Legislation Could Happen in 2011

With 2 bills proposing legalization of online poker in front of Congress and a hearing on internet gambling set for Tuesday it is still possible that the legislature will act before 2012.

Online Poker Will Kill Lottery

Online Poker Will Kill Lottery

The governor of Maryland has asked Congress to remove the proposed bills to legalize online poker from the federal agenda because he believes online gaming would destroy Maryland’s state lottery.

Full Tilt Poker Hit with New Class Action

Full Tilt Poker Hit with New Class Action

Full Tilt Poker has been hit with a new class action – and this time the lawyers will not be rubbing their hands with glee!

D’Amato Invited to be Witness at Online Poker Hearing

D’Amato Invited to be Witness at Online Poker Hearing

Alfonse D’Amato has been invited to testify as a witness at the hearing on internet gambling before the House Subcommittee for Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.