Online Poker News

Ultimate Poker Ready to Roll Out

Ultimate Poker Ready to Roll Out

The only regulated online poker software in the U.S is set to launch, pending final approval.

Nevada Lawmaker Seeks House Hearing on Online Gambling

Nevada Lawmaker Seeks House Hearing on Online Gambling

A federal legislator from Nevada has requested that a House of Representatives committee conduct a hearing focused on online gambling.

Ultimate Poker Announces 10 Million Hands Dealt Promo

Ultimate Poker Announces 10 Million Hands Dealt Promo

In less than three months, Ultimate Poker (UP) is nearing 10 million hands dealt and has announced a cash giveaway promotion to commemorate the achievement.

Online Poker Bill Being Drafted by Player

Online Poker Bill Being Drafted by Player

Two online gambling bills have recently been introduced by federal lawmakers with a third currently in the works courtesy of an online poker player.

GPI Acquires The Hendon Mob

GPI Acquires The Hendon Mob

In what is one of the biggest mergers in poker for a while, it has been announced that the Global Poker Index (GPI) has acquired The Hendon Mob Limited.

PokerStars Sends Survey to New Jersey Players

PokerStars Sends Survey to New Jersey Players

Primed for its return to the Garden State, PokerStars sends an email to its New Jersey player base, asking them to participate in a survey.

BetOnline Launches Massive First Deposit Poker Bonus

BetOnline Launches Massive First Deposit Poker Bonus

BetOnline – the major skin on the US friendly Chico Poker Network – has announced it is to offer new players a massive 200% first deposit poker bonus.

GCG Best Claims Administrator Voting Upsets U.S. Full Tilt Players

GCG Best Claims Administrator Voting Upsets U.S. Full Tilt Players

As the poker community is aware, the Garden City Group (GCG) has been selected as the claims administrator for the Full Tilt remission process.

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.