Online Poker News

(Nearly All) UKIPT 2014 Dates Announced

(Nearly All) UKIPT 2014 Dates Announced

PokerStars has announced the dates and Main Event buy-ins for (nearly all of) the six stops on the United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) in 2014.

Sheldon Adelson’s Wealth Rises 68%

Sheldon Adelson’s Wealth Rises 68%

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino owner who has repeatedly voiced his anti-online gambling stance, saw his wealth increase by $15 billion in 2013.

New Jersey Online Gambling Ads Everywhere

New Jersey Online Gambling Ads Everywhere

Residents of the East Coast are being bombarded with online gambling advertisements compliments of the Atlantic City casinos.

LiveAce Poker Site Shuts Down

LiveAce Poker Site Shuts Down

LiveAce.com has announced that its operating costs have exceeded its revenue, forcing the online poker site to suspend operations.

Voting Closes Next Week in the British Poker Awards

Voting Closes Next Week in the British Poker Awards

There is just one week to go in the voting for the 2013 British Poker Awards, so which player/venue/blogger/site has done enough this year to merit your vote?

Tom Dwan No Longer With Full Tilt Poker

Tom Dwan No Longer With Full Tilt Poker

One of the two remaining “Professional” from the pre-Rational Group days, Tom Dwan has parted ways with Full Tilt Poker.

Rounders 2 is a Go

Rounders 2 is a Go

Actors Matt Damon and Edward Norton will reprise their roles as Mike and “Worm,” as Rounders 2 finds backers in Miramax and Qatar Holding.

PokerStars to Remove all but Fast-Fold Games at $50/$100

PokerStars to Remove all but Fast-Fold Games at $50/$100

A trial Zoom Poker-only will be conducted by PokerStars next month, namely in an attempt to eliminate table selection and bum-hunting.

Golden Nugget Joins New Jersey Online Gambling Regime

Golden Nugget Joins New Jersey Online Gambling Regime

New Jersey gaming officials gave a thumbs up to the Golden Nugget Atlantic City to offer real-money online gambling in hard launch mode.

Federal Online Poker Bill Gains Favor

Federal Online Poker Bill Gains Favor

The Senate subcommittee hearing on online gambling held earlier this week has given Rep. Joe Barton’s federal online poker proposal a bit more respect.

Pro StarCraft Gamer “BoxeR” to Become Pro Poker Player

Pro StarCraft Gamer “BoxeR” to Become Pro Poker Player

StarCraft Whiz-Kid Lim Yo-Hwan Hopes to Follow in the Footsteps of Other Professional Gamers Turned Poker Players.

Skrill No Longer Processing Gambling Transactions in Canada

Skrill No Longer Processing Gambling Transactions in Canada

According to a player report, Skrill will cease accepting iGaming related transactions from the US’s neighbor to the North.