Online Poker News

Schleswig-Holstein Gambling Changes Slammed by EGBA

Schleswig-Holstein Gambling Changes Slammed by EGBA

The European Gaming and Betting Association has welcomed an opinion from the EC criticizing changes to gambling laws by the German state.

Carbon Poker First Deposit Bonus Sets New High

Carbon Poker First Deposit Bonus Sets New High

The competition to attract new players to online poker sites just got hotter, as Carbon Poker announces a 200 percent first deposit bonus up to $5,000.

Full Tilt Pros to Play Heads-Up High Stakes

Full Tilt Pros to Play Heads-Up High Stakes

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom and Tom “durrrr” Dwan have agreed to play heads-up at Full Tilt, renewing a rivalry that had the poker community in awe three years ago.

Jim Ryan to Retire, Bwin.party co-CEO

Jim Ryan to Retire, Bwin.party co-CEO

Bwin.party has announced that co-Chief Executive Officer Jim Ryan will step down from his position and retire effective Jan 15, 2013.

Zynga Applies to Offer Gambling in Nevada

Zynga Applies to Offer Gambling in Nevada

Zynga has applied to the Nevada Gambling Control Board as a first step towards preparing to offer real money gambling in the US if new legislation comes through.

New Jersey Online Poker Bill Makes Progress

New Jersey Online Poker Bill Makes Progress

This week, the New Jersey House of Assembly approved Bill A2578 which has the potential to expand poker and gambling in the state.

Russian ISP’s to Block Gambling Sites

Russian ISP’s to Block Gambling Sites

Following a new ruling in the Russian Supreme Court, online gambling websites may find themselves blocked by Internet service providers.

Poker World Mourns Death of Author, Lou Krieger

Poker World Mourns Death of Author, Lou Krieger

Lou Krieger, who wrote nearly a dozen books on poker, has passed away after a long struggle with cancer. The poker world mourns his death.

Microgaming Network Rebrands as MPN

Microgaming Network Rebrands as MPN

The Microgaming Poker Network has announced that in conjunction with recent changes at the network, it has rebranded and will henceforth be known as MPN.

Nevada Casinos Developing Online Poker Software

Nevada Casinos Developing Online Poker Software

Casinos in Northern Nevada are planning for new regulations that will allow them to offer online poker by late 2013.

AGA Urges Swift Approval of Reid-Kyl Bill

AGA Urges Swift Approval of Reid-Kyl Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA) supports the Reid-Kyl bill and has urged Congress to act swiftly in approving the measure during the lame duck session.

Black Chip Poker Moves to Winning Poker Network

Black Chip Poker Moves to Winning Poker Network

After days of speculation and their withdrawal from the Poker Maximus series, Black Chip Poker has announced that it is moving to the Winning Poker Network.