Online Poker News

Ultimate Poker – “Nits Need Not Apply”

Ultimate Poker – “Nits Need Not Apply”

Ultimate Poker has announced that is soon to launch a VIP Program which will use the “Winner Takes All” distribution system to allocate points for rake.

WPT Announces Alpha8 Super High-Roller Series

WPT Announces Alpha8 Super High-Roller Series

Starting next March, Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the WPT Alpha8.

Senate Hearing Stresses Security Concerns

Senate Hearing Stresses Security Concerns

The first Senate hearing in 2013 that pertained to online gambling was held yesterday and focused on problems the industry faces in protecting consumers.

Winning Poker Network Receives Massive Software Update

Winning Poker Network Receives Massive Software Update

U.S-facing poker sites owned by the Winning Poker Network (WPN) are receiving a major facelift on July 17th.

Specifics of Online Poker Bill Detailed

Specifics of Online Poker Bill Detailed

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) discussed several key points of his recently introduced federal online poker bill in a conference call with the PPA and media.

Full Tilt to Start Hosting Casino Games

Full Tilt to Start Hosting Casino Games

The second largest online poker provider in the world, Full Tilt, is poised to expand into casino style games.

PokerStars’ Provisional WCOOP Schedule Released

PokerStars’ Provisional WCOOP Schedule Released

PokerStars has released a provisional schedule for its upcoming World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP), which is due to take place in September.

PartyPoker Anxious to Re-enter U.S. Market

PartyPoker Anxious to Re-enter U.S. Market

Bwin.party has announced that all systems are go for its launch in New Jersey later this year and expects a rosy future in a newly-regulated U.S. market.

PokerStars Hands Down Lifetime Ban for “Buttoning”

PokerStars Hands Down Lifetime Ban for “Buttoning”

Online poker players beware! Exploiting PokerStars software can and will result in a permanent ban.

California Cardrooms Unite to Protect Interests

California Cardrooms Unite to Protect Interests

With several online poker bills on the table in California, the state’s cardrooms have joined forces in order to be properly recognized.

Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013 Introduced

Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013 Introduced

Rep. Joe Barton proposes bill that will enable states to legalize online poker without interference from federal government.

Senate Subcommittee to Discuss Online Gambling July 17

Senate Subcommittee to Discuss Online Gambling July 17

While individual states are moving forward with online poker and gambling legislation, hope is still burning for movement on the federal level.