Online Poker News

Red Pros Ousted by Full Tilt Poker

Red Pros Ousted by Full Tilt Poker

Former Full Tilt Red Pro players have been informed via an email by FTP’s new Team Pro manager that they won’t be part of the newly launched site.

ISPT Joins Forces With MyPokerSquad

ISPT Joins Forces With MyPokerSquad

The International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) has added staking platform MyPokerSquad to its growing list of partners.

Phil Ivey Selects James Dempsey as IveyPoker.com Pro

Phil Ivey Selects James Dempsey as IveyPoker.com Pro

Phil Ivey’s new website that is gearing up to provide poker training and free-play action has added James “Flushy” Dempsey to its lineup of pro instructors.

Reid-Kyl Bill Called “Unconstitutional” by Scholar

Reid-Kyl Bill Called “Unconstitutional” by Scholar

The Reid-Kyl proposal to regulate online poker that may be introduced in Congress prior to year’s end may violate the U.S. Constitution, says a legal expert.

DoJ Moves One Step Closer to Full Tilt Repayment

DoJ Moves One Step Closer to Full Tilt Repayment

The Department of Justice has issued a statement indicating that a claims administrator for the repayment of FTP funds to US players will be appointed soon.

Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Since Full Tilt’s relaunch two weeks ago, the site’s pro roster of Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom and Tom Dwan have not fared well in high stakes action.

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) sent a letter to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl requesting modifications to the current draft of the online poker bill.

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

First he “ummed” and “ahhed” his way through 3½ hours of the “Files”, then he rolled into Vegas, and now Howard Lederer has the cheek to claim he is innocent.

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Illinois-based Stanislav Barshak takes a substantial chip advantage into the penultimate day of the WPT Copenhagen Main Event with just 18 players remaining.

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Budget deficits and diminishing revenue from the state’s two tribal casinos has Connecticut lawmakers reconsidering online gambling legislation.

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

A meeting between the Poker Players Alliance and DoJ officials has determined that FTP players are in store for a long wait before reimbursement commences.

Bwin Party Boss Arrested in Belgium

Bwin Party Boss Arrested in Belgium

Joint BwinParty CEO Norbert Teufelberger has been arrested by Belgian police after giving a speech at EGBA´s Responsible Gaming Day conference in Brussels.