Online Poker News

Get Your Votes in For Women in Poker Hall of Fame

Get Your Votes in For Women in Poker Hall of Fame

Now is the time to cast your votes for this year’s Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHOF), although you should most certainly not hang about as the nomination process ends on July 30. That’s next Saturday, by the way.

Canadian Poker Players Hit by Damaging Double Whammy

Canadian Poker Players Hit by Damaging Double Whammy

All is not well for poker players in Canada following a double whammy of issues that raised questions surrounding participation in live and online poker events.

Lock Poker Sign up Two More Poker Stars

Lock Poker Sign up Two More Poker Stars

Star English pros Nicky ‘Cod Meharly’ Evans and Chris ‘moorman1’ Moorman are the latest players to be sponsored by poker room Lock Poker.

Potential Full Tilt Poker Investors Only Eyeing Up UK and Irish Assets

Potential Full Tilt Poker Investors Only Eyeing Up UK and Irish Assets

Full Tilt Poker’s US players have been left in the dark over the proposed purchase as it appears the European investors are only interested in UK and Irish assets.

Update in Class Action RICO Lawsuit Against Full Tilt Poker

Update in Class Action RICO Lawsuit Against Full Tilt Poker

Phil Gordon announced today that he has succeeded in obtaining a dismissal from the class action RICO lawsuit filed against Full Tilt Poker and individuals associated with Full Tilt.

Paddy Power Supplies Odds on Full Tilt Poker’s Future

Paddy Power Supplies Odds on Full Tilt Poker’s Future

Paddy Power provided odds of 1/8 that there will be no real money opportunities at the beleaguered website, while they also offer odds of 9/2 that the site will again be functioning normally.

US Poker Players Face Tough Choices Over Civil Claims for Money Return

US Poker Players Face Tough Choices Over Civil Claims for Money Return

The cut-off date for poker players looking to file civil forfeiture claims for account balances on poker websites Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet and Full Tilt Poker with the US District Court in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) arrives today.

Jason Mercier Leads New Poker Rankings System

Jason Mercier Leads New Poker Rankings System

Epic Poker League creators Federated Sports and Gaming have come up with poker’s first ranking system after launching the Global Poker Index (GPI).

Full Tilt Poker’s European Customers Abandon Struggling Poker Site

Full Tilt Poker’s European Customers Abandon Struggling Poker Site

Beleaguered poker site Full Tilt Poker’s European customers are leaving in droves following the suspension of their license by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) last month.

Full Tilt Poker Deal Could Be Agreed Next Week

Full Tilt Poker Deal Could Be Agreed Next Week

The unnamed European group thought to be interested in investing in disaster-struck Full Tilt Poker could well have a deal “on the table by the end of next week”, according to reports from lawyers working for the poker site.

Eric Hollreiser Joins PokerStars as Head of Corporate Communications

Eric Hollreiser Joins PokerStars as Head of Corporate Communications

Former Microsoft and Disney executive Hollreiser has joined PokerStars and will lead the company’s integrated communications efforts.

American Gaming Association Won’t Back Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill

American Gaming Association Won’t Back Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA)’s president and chief executive officer has stated that the organisation will not give their support to Republican House of Representative Joe Barton’s bill that is aimed at creating laws and a licensing system that would assist poker players in being able to play online poker.