Poker News

Colossus Cashout Consternation Takes Shine Off Record Event

Colossus Cashout Consternation Takes Shine Off Record Event

The cashout structure for the record-breaking WSOP Colossus has got the poker industry discussing whether it was a missed PR opportunity or good for the game.

Full Tilt´s The Stack Tournament Series Starts on Sunday

Full Tilt´s The Stack Tournament Series Starts on Sunday

Full Tilt is hosting a series of sixteen deepstack tournaments from this coming Sunday (31 May) that have combined guaranteed prize pools of $700,000.

It´s Stud & Draw Week at PokerStars!

It´s Stud & Draw Week at PokerStars!

PokerStars is running a week-long promotion with more than $80,000 in cash prizes being given away to increase the profile of its Stud and Draw games.

Boylesports Looks to Buy Ladbrokes Ireland

Boylesports Looks to Buy Ladbrokes Ireland

Boylesports – largest independent bookmaker in Ireland – has expressed an interest in taking over the Ladbrokes operation currently under court protection.

Denmark Poker “Black Market” Alive and Well

Denmark Poker “Black Market” Alive and Well

A report by the Danish Online Gambling Association has revealed that 27% of online poker players use sites other than those holding a Danish operating license.

UK Gambling Commission Report Ignores Online Poker

UK Gambling Commission Report Ignores Online Poker

The UK Gambling Commission has just released its Gambling Trends Report for 2008 – 2014, which fails to include any mention of online poker in the UK.

Russians to Clamp Down on Offshore Operators

Russians to Clamp Down on Offshore Operators

Recent amendments to Russia´s gambling laws will make it tougher for offshore operators to provide a service in the Russian Federation.

Just One Week Left to Enter PokerStars´ SCOOP Deposit Raffle

Just One Week Left to Enter PokerStars´ SCOOP Deposit Raffle

PokerStars are giving away $400,000 in SCOOP Main Event tournament tickets via a deposit raffle that takes place next week. Have you got your ticket yet?

Value Assured in This Weekend´s Freebuy Series at ACR

Value Assured in This Weekend´s Freebuy Series at ACR

Americas Cardroom is the place to be this weekend if you fancy getting a little extra value from your tournaments – both those with small and big buy-ins.

With the Bracelet Comes the WSOP Tax Liability

With the Bracelet Comes the WSOP Tax Liability

Caesars has confirmed that it will not accept Form 5754 at the WSOP – affecting the tax liabilities of staked players who cash in this year´s events.

French Online Poker Revenues Continue to Freefall

French Online Poker Revenues Continue to Freefall

A report from the French regulatory authority – ARJEL – has revealed that cash game action fell a further 15% during the first three months of the year.

Freeroll Mayhem Series Starts Today at Full Tilt

Freeroll Mayhem Series Starts Today at Full Tilt

Full Tilt is inviting players to “Go Wild” over the next two weeks during the site´s free-to-enter $140,000 “Freeroll Mayhem” series.