Online Poker News

PPA Shifts Focus to State-by-State Legalization

PPA Shifts Focus to State-by-State Legalization

With the federal Reid-Kyl online poker bill failing to gain support in 2012, the Poker Players Alliance will lobby for online poker at the state level in 2013.

ISPT Moves the Goalposts at Wembley Yet Again

ISPT Moves the Goalposts at Wembley Yet Again

The International Stadiums Poker Tour has announced changes to the format of the Wembley Main Event with competitors now playing the scheduled Day 1s at home!

Plans to Grow Nevada’s Online Poker Player Pool

Plans to Grow Nevada’s Online Poker Player Pool

A new bill could eventually see Nevada accept online poker players from other states with similar legislation to its own.

Fahrenkopf Departing as AGA CEO

Fahrenkopf Departing as AGA CEO

The American Gaming Association has announced that president and CEO Frank Fahrenkopf will be stepping down from his position in the middle of this year.

Mini-FTOPS XXI off to Flying Start

Mini-FTOPS XXI off to Flying Start

The twenty-first season of Mini-FTOPS started last night, victory in the first event going to “thejuice514” after a heads-up deal with “Beswick22”.

Noah Boeken Joins MyPokerSquad.com

Noah Boeken Joins MyPokerSquad.com

Dutch poker player Noah Boeken is the latest player to be enlisted by MyPokerSquad.com, offering a 30% stake in an upcoming tournament.

Nominations Announced for the European Poker Awards

Nominations Announced for the European Poker Awards

Online nominations closed just before Christmas for the Global Poker Index sponsored European Poker Awards and the list of nominees has just been released.

Gus Hansen Picks Wrong Day to Defend Lederer

Gus Hansen Picks Wrong Day to Defend Lederer

Christmas may be the season of good will to all men, but Gus Hansen´s Twitter defence of Howard Lederer on Christmas Day did not go down well with the turkey.

Anonymous Poker Series Set to Launch Next Month

Anonymous Poker Series Set to Launch Next Month

Bodog’s Anonymous Poker Series is set to launch at the beginning of 2013.

Caesars Makes Plans for Online Poker Platform

Caesars Makes Plans for Online Poker Platform

Caesars Interactive has received an online poker operator license from Nevada authorities, and said that it will launch a new online poker platform in 2013.

PokerStars-Branded Room Coming to Casino Gran Madrid

PokerStars-Branded Room Coming to Casino Gran Madrid

PokerStars and Casino Gran Madrid sign agreement that will offer the casino’s players access to PokerStar tables.

New Jersey Senate Passes Online Gaming Bill

New Jersey Senate Passes Online Gaming Bill

The New Jersey Senate yesterday passed Bill A2578 and online poker will once again be legal in the Garden State – subject to the signature of Gov. Chris Christie.