Online Poker News

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.

Full Tilt’s Rafe Furst Settles Black Friday Charges

Full Tilt’s Rafe Furst Settles Black Friday Charges

Former Full Tilt board of director Rafe Furst, whose role in the day-to-day operations of the site was reportedly a minor one, settled the claims against him.

Australian Lower House Passes Poker Machine Measures

Australian Lower House Passes Poker Machine Measures

New laws demanding that all Australian poker machines (pokies) include pre-commitment technology has been accepted by the federal government’s Lower House.

Ongame Network Signs Online Poker Deal with Mohegan Sun

Ongame Network Signs Online Poker Deal with Mohegan Sun

The Ongame Poker Network has been chosen by one of the most popular US gambling destinations, the Mohegan Sun, to power the casino’s online poker offering.

Americas Cardroom Lowers Rake

Americas Cardroom Lowers Rake

Americas Cardroom has implemented a lower rake structure on its fixed-limit tables in an attempt to attract U.S. players and capture more of the market.

PokerStars’ MicroMillions III Sets Records

PokerStars’ MicroMillions III Sets Records

The recently concluded MicroMillions III series on PokerStars that featured low buy-ins more suited for recreational players set new online poker records.

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.