Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier has made it three successive weeks at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings.
Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Huck Seed has scored his biggest win since lifting the 1996 $10,000 main event for $1 million, by coming up trumps at video poker!
Bodog founder Ayre reckons PokerStars and Full Tilt were closed down by the DoJ as the government attempts to move towards the legalisation of online poker.
A French court has ruled that poker should not be considered a game of chance, although the country’s government has appealed against that decision.
Join the petition for online poker players in the USA in calling on the congress to pass federal legislation to provide a strictly regulated, safe industry.
The bad news just keeps coming for Full Tilt Poker customers with the website informing players that they won’t receive any funds they have in the poker room before September – at the earliest!
Several pros, including Olivier Busquet and four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu, have travelled north following the US Department of Justice (DoJ) decision to shut down more than a few online poker websites
The final schedule for this year’s PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) has been announced, leaving Team Poker Stars Pro Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier eager to get started and “take a shot at my third WCOOP bracelet”.
The Epic Poker League (EPL) – which begins next month – will be given 20 hours of coverage on television in the USA, with television network CBS and Discovery Communications’ new HD cable network Velocity broadcasting the event.
Last weekend witnessed the 65 billionth hand played at PokerStars as part of their ‘Road to 100 Billion’ promotion, with New Zealand’s Christopher ‘yllams’ Small pocketing $68,420 (approximately £42,000/€48,000) for winning that monumental hand.
Once again, the 888 Group is in the news as the large online casino and gaming company has just opened its virtual doors in Italy with their 888 casino.
Just after the announcement that revenues of 888 Poker where showing massive growth Bloomberg News reported that 888 is in negotiations with Caesars Entertainment Group, the biggest gambling concern in the world. The talks, which were reported to be going well, focused on 888 signing a deal with Caesars to offer online poker in the U.S. market if and when the law is changed.