Online Poker News

Ultimate Poker Hurried Launch May Prove Fatal

Ultimate Poker Hurried Launch May Prove Fatal

The startup problems experienced by Ultimate Poker following its launch have been remedied, but hurrying to be first online may eventually hurt the site.

PokerStars Loses Atlantic Club Deal

PokerStars Loses Atlantic Club Deal

In a severe blow to its desire to enter the U.S. online poker marketplace, a judge ruled against PokerStars in its bid to buy the Atlantic Club casino.

Illinois Proposes New Online Gambling Bill

Illinois Proposes New Online Gambling Bill

Despite Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s repeated reluctance to approve online gambling, a new proposal allowing poker and casino games has emerged.

Patrick Pulls the Plug on Partouche.fr

Patrick Pulls the Plug on Partouche.fr

Patrick Partouche has announced that the online poker site Partouche.fr will close on Monday 17th June and existing players will be transferred to MyPok.fr.

PokerStars Brings in King of the Hill Policy

PokerStars Brings in King of the Hill Policy

PokerStars have introduced a King of the Hill policy to prevent weaker players being preyed upon by more experienced ones in a practice known as ‘bum-hunting’.

California Tribes Release Draft of Online Poker Bill

California Tribes Release Draft of Online Poker Bill

A group of California’s major Indian tribes have joined forces to propose an online poker bill that expressly prohibits interstate compact agreements.

Nevada GCB Investigating Iovation and Amaya

Nevada GCB Investigating Iovation and Amaya

With legalized online poker in Nevada barely two weeks old, gaming officials are already investigating possible shady relationships involving licensees.

Atlantic Club Responds to PokerStars’ Lawsuit

Atlantic Club Responds to PokerStars’ Lawsuit

The Atlantic Club’s owners filed court papers in response to PokerStars’ lawsuit that seeks to complete the acquisition agreement for the New Jersey casino.

Bodog Continues Blazing Anonymous Trail

Bodog Continues Blazing Anonymous Trail

It’s been about 1 1/2 years since Bodog Poker implemented its anonymous table format and the results have proven the concept to be quite successful.

Ultimate Poker Fixing Startup Problems

Ultimate Poker Fixing Startup Problems

Ultimate Poker has been tirelessly working on fixing several issues that have plagued the site since launching in Nevada on April 30.

Full Tilt Launches Mobile App for Rush Poker

Full Tilt Launches Mobile App for Rush Poker

Full Tilt recently launched its very first mobile app since the site was taken over by the Rational Group from the U.S. DoJ in the middle of last year.

PokerStars Giving Away $5 Million in 100 Billionth Hand Promo

PokerStars Giving Away $5 Million in 100 Billionth Hand Promo

PokerStars has announced that a total of $5 million will be awarded to players during the site’s “Road to 100 Billion” hands promotion.