Online Poker News

Merge to End Rakeback Payments

Merge to End Rakeback Payments

Skins on the Merge Gaming network have announced that they are ending rakeback payments from next Thursday and introducing an improved rewards program.

Full Tilt Poker to Offer Seats to PokerStars EPT London

Full Tilt Poker to Offer Seats to PokerStars EPT London

In a scenario which could never have been forecast two years ago, Full Tilt Poker is to host satellites to the PokerStars sponsored EPT Main Event in London.

Winners Honoured at the European Poker Awards

Winners Honoured at the European Poker Awards

The winners of the Global Poker Index-sponsored European Poker Awards 2012 were announced last night at a stunning ceremony at the Elysee Biarritz in Paris.

Aussie Millions Invites Nate Silver as Special Guest

Aussie Millions Invites Nate Silver as Special Guest

Nate Silver, who achieved fame by correctly predicting the winner of all 50 states in the 2012 presidential election, will be competing at the Aussie Millions.

PokerStars Pro Takes Down Mini-FTOPS Main Event

PokerStars Pro Takes Down Mini-FTOPS Main Event

Two weeks of mini-fun drew to a conclusion at the weekend as Brazilian Team Online PokerStars Pro Caio “pessango” Pessango won the Mini-FTOPS Main Event.

PokerStars Partners with Olympique Lyonnais

PokerStars Partners with Olympique Lyonnais

PokerStars announced a deal to act as official partner to Olympique Lyonnaise, the premier league French football club.

IveyPoker.com Adds Three More Pros

IveyPoker.com Adds Three More Pros

Phil Ivey has added three more professional players to his poker training website, making it two dozen hand-picked pros who will help players better their game.

Nevada Gaming Officials Visit Macau

Nevada Gaming Officials Visit Macau

All three members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) traveled to Macau on a fact-finding endeavor to meet with gaming officials from that locale.

Rafi Ashkenazi Joins PokerStars and Full Tilt as COO

Rafi Ashkenazi Joins PokerStars and Full Tilt as COO

The Rational Group, parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt, announced that Rafi Ashkenazi has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Nevada Gov. Sandoval Pledges to Lead Interstate Online Poker

Nevada Gov. Sandoval Pledges to Lead Interstate Online Poker

In his annual State of the State address, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged state lawmakers to act quickly to approve interstate online poker agreements.

PokerStars TCOOP Starts Today

PokerStars TCOOP Starts Today

The PokerStars ‘Turbo Championship of Online Poker’ gets into gear today with fifty turbo tournaments scheduled to take place over the next eleven days.

PokerStars Pro Aims to Turn $100 into $100,000

PokerStars Pro Aims to Turn $100 into $100,000

Team PokerStars Online pro Andre “acoimbra” Coimbra is embarking on a unique challenge for 2013 that promises to benefit a worthwhile charity.