Poker News

The East Coast Dominates August’s Tournament Schedule

The East Coast Dominates August’s Tournament Schedule

Now that the WSOP has concluded, tournaments based on the East Coast are poised to take center stage.

Online Poker Bill Being Drafted by Player

Online Poker Bill Being Drafted by Player

Two online gambling bills have recently been introduced by federal lawmakers with a third currently in the works courtesy of an online poker player.

GPI Acquires The Hendon Mob

GPI Acquires The Hendon Mob

In what is one of the biggest mergers in poker for a while, it has been announced that the Global Poker Index (GPI) has acquired The Hendon Mob Limited.

PokerStars Sends Survey to New Jersey Players

PokerStars Sends Survey to New Jersey Players

Primed for its return to the Garden State, PokerStars sends an email to its New Jersey player base, asking them to participate in a survey.

Live Cash Game Broadcasts to Return

Live Cash Game Broadcasts to Return

Live Cash Games broadcasts are set to return. DeepStacks and Joker Gaming announced the “Live at the …” online broadcasts using RFID technology will debut in 2014.

ESPN Releases WSOP Schedule

ESPN Releases WSOP Schedule

ESPN’s annual coverage of the WSOP Main Event will kick off on July 23, 2013.

BetOnline Launches Massive First Deposit Poker Bonus

BetOnline Launches Massive First Deposit Poker Bonus

BetOnline – the major skin on the US friendly Chico Poker Network – has announced it is to offer new players a massive 200% first deposit poker bonus.

GCG Best Claims Administrator Voting Upsets U.S. Full Tilt Players

GCG Best Claims Administrator Voting Upsets U.S. Full Tilt Players

As the poker community is aware, the Garden City Group (GCG) has been selected as the claims administrator for the Full Tilt remission process.

Ultimate Poker – “Nits Need Not Apply”

Ultimate Poker – “Nits Need Not Apply”

Ultimate Poker has announced that is soon to launch a VIP Program which will use the “Winner Takes All” distribution system to allocate points for rake.

WPT Announces Alpha8 Super High-Roller Series

WPT Announces Alpha8 Super High-Roller Series

Starting next March, Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the WPT Alpha8.

Senate Hearing Stresses Security Concerns

Senate Hearing Stresses Security Concerns

The first Senate hearing in 2013 that pertained to online gambling was held yesterday and focused on problems the industry faces in protecting consumers.

BoylePoker Moves IPO Back to Dublin

BoylePoker Moves IPO Back to Dublin

After unsuccessfully moving the International Poker Open to London in April, BoylePoker has announced that the event will be returning to Dublin in October.