Poker News

Schedule for the Inaugural Global Poker League Announced

Schedule for the Inaugural Global Poker League Announced

The schedule of matches in the inaugural Global Poker League has been announced, with the first four 6-Max matches getting the season underway next Tuesday.

Costs About to Soar for Online Operators in Russia

Costs About to Soar for Online Operators in Russia

The costs of running an online gambling operation in Russian are about to soar according to Nikolai Oganezov of the Bookmakers Self-Regulatory Organization.

PokerStars’ Parent Company Lost $26m in 2015

PokerStars’ Parent Company Lost $26m in 2015

The financial results for the Amaya Gaming Group were released for 2015, and it doesn’t look good for the parent company of PokerStars.

Entrants for the $300k Super High Roller Confirmed

Entrants for the $300k Super High Roller Confirmed

All 49 seats for the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl at ARIA Resort and Casino have been purchased, and 47 of the entrants have been confirmed.

ACR´s Next Million Dollar Sunday Confirmed for April 24

ACR´s Next Million Dollar Sunday Confirmed for April 24

The next Million Dollar Sunday at Americas Cardroom is scheduled for April 24, and will be the highlight of a seventy-six tournament Online Super Series.

BetOnline Poker Offering Steps into $50K Guaranteed Event

BetOnline Poker Offering Steps into $50K Guaranteed Event

BetOnline Poker has launched a Steps Sit & Go promotion that enables players to qualify for its forthcoming $50K guaranteed event from as little as $0.20.

Dutch Court Overturns Game of Skill Poker Ruling

Dutch Court Overturns Game of Skill Poker Ruling

The Appeals Court in Amsterdam has overturned a District Court ruling that poker is a game of skill and fined three men for organising poker tournaments.

888Poker to Introduce Recreational-Friendly Player Club

888Poker to Introduce Recreational-Friendly Player Club

888Poker is scrapping its existing VIP Rewards Program at the end of the month and replacing it with a more recreational-friendly Players Club.

Qualify for World Series of Poker Main Event at 888Poker

Qualify for World Series of Poker Main Event at 888Poker

888Poker has extended its sponsorship deal with the WSOP and will once again run its steps promotion to the Main Event – with qualifiers starting at $0.01.

American Poker Awards Honor KevMath and Mike Sexton

American Poker Awards Honor KevMath and Mike Sexton

Kevin “KevMath” Mathers and Mike Sexton got the most enthusiastic receptions when they were presented their plaques at last night´s American Poker Awards.

Indian Poker Room Raid Sparks National Debate

Indian Poker Room Raid Sparks National Debate

Raid on poker tournament illustrates just how confusing the Indian poker landscape is, and just how far away national legalization might be.

Full Schedule for 2016 WSOP Released

Full Schedule for 2016 WSOP Released

The full schedule for the 2016 World Series of Poker reveals more starting chips, more events with re-entries, and a wider distribution of cash for players.