Online Poker News

PokerStars Speeds Up the Clock

PokerStars Speeds Up the Clock

Players who regularly play on PokerStars might have noticed a few decisions being made faster, a few cards being dealt quicker and all-in showdowns being resolved in less time. Fear not! There is nothing wrong with your computer – PokerStars have tweaked their system to make it a little more enjoyable and potentially far more lucrative.

Jose Macedo Admits $30k Online Poker Scam

Jose Macedo Admits $30k Online Poker Scam

Jose “Girah” Macedo was considered to be the “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” not long ago. Everything has changed as of late though, and this prodigy has come out and admitted one of the biggest scandals in online poker since Justin Bonomo cheated at online poker.

Alex Rodriguez Not Banned for Playing Poker

Alex Rodriguez Not Banned for Playing Poker

Being a third baseman ensures that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will know all about risks and gambles and this is something that will likely bring him an advantage when playing poker. The amount of spare time and high levels of disposable income means that many baseball players like to indulge in a game of poker or two but Rodriguez has been in the spotlight after reports of him playing in illegal poker games with celebrities like Tobey Maguire and Matt Damon surfaced.

Mizrachi´s Deal Hurts Online Poker Progress in States

Mizrachi´s Deal Hurts Online Poker Progress in States

In a big PR exercise the Breeders Cup – America´s premier horseracing series – announced a sponsorship deal with Michael Mizrachi, to promote betting on horses.

Vegas Loses its Appeal and its Profit and its Homes

Vegas Loses its Appeal and its Profit and its Homes

Las Vegas was the number 1 gambling destination in the world. Having been knocked down to number 2 when casinos in Macau first opened their doors in 2006…

Bertrand Grospellier remains on top of GPI rankings

Bertrand Grospellier remains on top of GPI rankings

Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier has made it three successive weeks at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings.

Huck Seed Wins Massive $670,665… From Video Poker Success

Huck Seed Wins Massive $670,665… From Video Poker Success

Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Huck Seed has scored his biggest win since lifting the 1996 $10,000 main event for $1 million, by coming up trumps at video poker!

Bodog founder Calvin Ayre Reckons Black Friday Was a Necessary Evil

Bodog founder Calvin Ayre Reckons Black Friday Was a Necessary Evil

Bodog founder Ayre reckons PokerStars and Full Tilt were closed down by the DoJ as the government attempts to move towards the legalisation of online poker.

Poker Is a game of Skill, Rules French Court

Poker Is a game of Skill, Rules French Court

A French court has ruled that poker should not be considered a game of chance, although the country’s government has appealed against that decision.

New Online Poker Legislation Petition

New Online Poker Legislation Petition

Join the petition for online poker players in the USA in calling on the congress to pass federal legislation to provide a strictly regulated, safe industry.

Full Tilt Poker Customers Facing Months of Uncertainty Over Funds

Full Tilt Poker Customers Facing Months of Uncertainty Over Funds

The bad news just keeps coming for Full Tilt Poker customers with the website informing players that they won’t receive any funds they have in the poker room before September – at the earliest!

American Poker Pros Move to Canada

American Poker Pros Move to Canada

Several pros, including Olivier Busquet and four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu, have travelled north following the US Department of Justice (DoJ) decision to shut down more than a few online poker websites

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