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Poker770 to Pull Out of Spanish Market

Poker770 to Pull Out of Spanish Market

Poker770.es – one of the few iPoker skins active in the regulated Spanish online poker market – has announced that it is going to close its doors from 1st March.

Louisiana Governor Opposes Online Gambling

Louisiana Governor Opposes Online Gambling

Louisiana residents who have been hoping to play regulated online poker and casino games may have to wait until Governor Bobby Jindal is no longer in office.

Dan Cates Wins WPT Alpha8 in Johannesburg

Dan Cates Wins WPT Alpha8 in Johannesburg

The latest “made-for-TV” WPT Alpha8 tournament was played this weekend at the Emperors Palace Hotel and Casino, with Dan Cates winning the high buy-in event.

Ultimate Poker Postpones Two Street Hold’em Launch

Ultimate Poker Postpones Two Street Hold’em Launch

The rollout of a new variation of Texas Hold’em known as Two Street Hold’em by Ultimate Poker has been postponed to a date that remains uncertain.

Paul Jackson Wins February DTD Grand Prix

Paul Jackson Wins February DTD Grand Prix

Paul Jackson won the February Grand Prix at Dusk till Dawn for £23,500, after coming out on top in an engrossing heads-up battle against James Williams.

Battle Heats Up for New Jersey Online Poker Market

Battle Heats Up for New Jersey Online Poker Market

The four leading online poker sites in New Jersey have each announced new initiatives to maintain their market share as traffic in the Garden State flatlines.

New Jersey Online Gambling up 28%

New Jersey Online Gambling up 28%

Online gambling revenue in New Jersey totaled $9.5 million in January, a 28% increase over the numbers posted in December, 2013.

Adelson´s Las Vegas Sands Website Shut by Hacktivists

Adelson´s Las Vegas Sands Website Shut by Hacktivists

The websites of all Las Vegas Sands casinos were down yesterday after hackers breached security systems in an attack against Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson.

2014 WSOP Main Event to Guarantee Winner $10 Million

2014 WSOP Main Event to Guarantee Winner $10 Million

The schedule for the 2014 World Series of Poker was released yesterday – with few surprises and confirmation of the worst-kept secret in WSOP Main Event history

James Calderaro Luckiest in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

James Calderaro Luckiest in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

James Calderaro took down the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open after an engrossing six-man final table at which many of the pivotal hands were won against the odds.

Martinez Leads Stacked WPT Lucky Hearts Final Table

Martinez Leads Stacked WPT Lucky Hearts Final Table

Dimas Martinez has a narrow chip advantage over Shannon Shorr going into the final day of the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open in pursuit of the $271,000 first prize

John O´Shea Guns Down IPO Galway

John O´Shea Guns Down IPO Galway

John “DaGunMan” O´Shea won the first ever Boylepoker International Poker Open Event to be held in Galway – the first of five stops on the IPO Tour this year.