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California Santa Ysabel Tribe Lose Another Online Gaming Ruling

California Santa Ysabel Tribe Lose Another Online Gaming Ruling

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel have been trying desperately the last few years to operate online poker and gambling sites from their Indian lands in California, claiming the right to do so under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), but those efforts were again thwarted by a federal court of appeals.

Party Poker Restructuring Power Series Tournaments

Party Poker Restructuring Power Series Tournaments

Party Poker has announced the site is going to restructure its Power Series tournaments to make them more attractive to players. Among the changes are shorter late registration periods, fewer opportunities to re-enter, and a “smooth” blind structure in which the cost per level increases by no more than 10 percent.

Unfold Hold’em Makes Debut at PokerStars

Unfold Hold’em Makes Debut at PokerStars

Continuing in their quest to invent new poker variants, PokerStars has launched a new game called “Unfold Hold’em” that allows players to get back in the game after the flop and win a side pot if they folded their hole cards pre-flop and find themselves racked with regret after seeing the flop.

Qualifiers Now Running for 888Poker´s XL Eclipse Main Event

Qualifiers Now Running for 888Poker´s XL Eclipse Main Event

888Poker´s XL Eclipse tournament series will run from Thursday 13th September to Sunday 23rd September and, although the full schedule has not yet been released, the series will feature a $1 million guaranteed Main Event on the final day – for which qualifiers are now running with buy-ins from just $0.50.

Party Poker Announces Biggest Ever PowerFest Series

Party Poker Announces Biggest Ever PowerFest Series

Party Poker has announced the dates and schedule for September´s PowerFest Series. The event will run from Sunday 2nd September until Sunday 23rd September and consist of an incredible 670 tournaments guaranteed for a total of more than $60 million – Party Poker´s biggest ever tournament series guarantee.

Tougher Enforcement of South Africa´s Anti Online Poker Laws Planned

Tougher Enforcement of South Africa´s Anti Online Poker Laws Planned

A recently-introduced amendment to South Africa´s National Gambling Act plans to clamp down on perceived illegal online poker activity by introducing new “procedures for the forfeiture of unlawful winnings”. The amendment, if passed, could lead to tougher anti-gambling penalties also being enforced.

New Online Poker Hall of Fame OPHOF.ORG – Legit or Scam?

New Online Poker Hall of Fame OPHOF.ORG – Legit or Scam?

A recently launched website that invites visitors to vote for nominees for an Online Poker Hall of Fame has been questioned about its legitimacy. Readers are advised not to register to vote yet and, if you already have, be careful about clicking links in emails or social media posts received from ophof.org.

Party Releases Full Schedule for Caribbean Poker Party

Party Releases Full Schedule for Caribbean Poker Party

The full schedule is out for Party Poker’s fourth Caribbean Poker Party this November; and, although we were already aware of the big feature events, it looks as if Party Poker is making an effort to cater for online qualifiers with smaller bankrolls by including some tasty looking, low buy-in side events.

PokerStars Launches EPT Barcelona Spin & Go Game

PokerStars Launches EPT Barcelona Spin & Go Game

PokerStars has launched a special edition of its three-handed, hyper-turbo Spin & Go game in which players have a relatively decent chance of winning a package to the EPT Barcelona or an EPT satellite ticket valued at €530. Even better, the buy-ins for the special edition Spin & Go games is only €10.

Daily FastForward Rake Races Start Again at Party Poker

Daily FastForward Rake Races Start Again at Party Poker

From tomorrow (Thursday), Party Poker will once again be running daily FastForward rake races, giving players the chance to win a share in a $6,000 prize pool every day. The promotion is scheduled to run only until Sunday 29th July; so, if you are a fan of fast-fold poker games, head over to Party Poker soon.

Dates Confirmed for Next OSS Cub3d at WPN

Dates Confirmed for Next OSS Cub3d at WPN

WPN has confirmed its next OSS Cub3d series will take place over four weeks between 5th August and 2nd September. The series will consist of more than 160 tournaments – three of which will have million dollar guarantees – plus an online Cage cash game event with a buy-in of $5,100.

Winamax.es Launches in Spain with Multiple Promotions

Winamax.es Launches in Spain with Multiple Promotions

Earlier today, Winamax Poker launched its pan-European platform enabling players in Spain to join its French playing pool. The French market leader is not wasting any time trying to making inroads into PokerStars´ European dominance, and is offering new players from Spain a stack of valuable promotions.