Online Poker News

Tapie Signs Mizrachi To Promote ISPT

Tapie Signs Mizrachi To Promote ISPT

Group Bernard Tapie has selected Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi as its official sponsor for the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) set for May, 2013.

Online Gambling Senate Hearing Reveals Witness List

Online Gambling Senate Hearing Reveals Witness List

The witnesses invited to provide testimony at Thursday’s online gambling Senate hearing pertaining to tribal interests has been released by committee members.

Will Zynga Entrance into Online Poker Make Any Difference?

Will Zynga Entrance into Online Poker Make Any Difference?

Zynga Poker may shortly enter the world of real money online poker. PokerNewsReport asks how much difference their presence will make.

“Ultimate Beat” To Chronicle UB Poker Scandal

“Ultimate Beat” To Chronicle UB Poker Scandal

A documentary film based on the Super User Scandal in which players were cheated out of millions of dollars at UltimateBet in the mid-2000’s is in the making.

Absolute Poker Boss Dealt 14 Months In Prison

Absolute Poker Boss Dealt 14 Months In Prison

Brent Beckley, head of payment processing for Absolute Poker, received a 14-month jail sentence Monday for conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud.

Online Poker In Nevada Likely In September

Online Poker In Nevada Likely In September

The first legal online poker site in Nevada could offer real money play as soon as September, as South Point Poker is anticipating an early launch date.

iPoker Elaborate on Network Division

iPoker Elaborate on Network Division

iPoker has provided more information on the criteria that skins will have to meet to be included in the top division before the network is divided in September.

Congressional Hearing On Online Gambling Set For Next Week

Congressional Hearing On Online Gambling Set For Next Week

The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has announced that an oversight hearing on Internet gambling will be held Thursday, July 26.

Judge Stays Civil Case Versus Bitar In Lieu Of Criminal Charges

Judge Stays Civil Case Versus Bitar In Lieu Of Criminal Charges

The Black Friday case against the board members of Full Tilt will progress against all but Ray Bitar, who first has to face the new criminal charges.

Party Poker Cuts High Stakes Games from Portfolio

Party Poker Cuts High Stakes Games from Portfolio

Party Poker has removed high stakes cash games offered to players in a move designed to increase revenues following a huge slump in popularity.

Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Federal Online Poker Bill Needs GOP Support

Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) have been working on a proposal to legalize online poker at federal level, but lack support from GOP senators.

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Churchill Downs Files For Online Poker License In Nevada

Attempting to expand its reach beyond horse racing, Churchill Downs Inc. has applied for a license to provide online poker in Nevada.