Online Poker News

PokerStars Makes Deal to Purchase New Jersey Casino

PokerStars Makes Deal to Purchase New Jersey Casino

Hoping to establish a presence in the U.S., PokerStars has reached an agreement to acquire the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

PKR Launches Free iPad Poker App

PKR Launches Free iPad Poker App

Mobile poker gaming steps up a level with the release of 3D poker room, PKR’s new real money poker app for iPad.

PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker has announced a revision to its loyalty program, removing the highest VIP tier and cutting rakeback in an effort to attract recreational players.

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish poker players who enjoyed big wins over the past few years may want to come clean with the country’s tax authorities.

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

Another dismal year at Atlantic City casinos that saw revenue fall 8% from last year may persuade Gov. Chris Christie to approve online gambling legislation.

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.