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Poker Players Alliance Finds New Identity as Poker Alliance

Poker Players Alliance Finds New Identity as Poker Alliance

The largest poker advocacy group, Poker Players Alliance, has rebranded itself as the Poker Alliance, bringing itself back on the map amid rapidly changing laws. The organization’s new president, Mark Brenner, charts a course for the future of the group.

Online Poker Regulation May Get Boost from Horse Racing Bill

Online Poker Regulation May Get Boost from Horse Racing Bill

Hope sprang anew for federal online poker legislation following a recent Congressional subcommittee hearing that centered around doping in horse racing. Texas Rep. Joe Barton, who has pushed for online poker regulation in the past, has taken up the cause again, much to the delight of poker players.

Switzerland Domestic Gambling, Bans Foreign Operators

Switzerland Domestic Gambling, Bans Foreign Operators

Switzerland has been reforming its gambling laws recently. The country has agreed to allow gambling operations to expand, but it has voted to root out offshore operators. Some have seen in this move an attempt to impose Internet censorship whereas others have construed it as the fulfilment of social responsibilities. Switzerland has voted to block […]

Win One of Ten PSPC Platinum Passes at EPT Barcelona

Win One of Ten PSPC Platinum Passes at EPT Barcelona

The EPT Barcelona is the biggest of PokerStars´ live European events; and, to encourage players to qualify online for the EPT Barcelona Main Event, the site is running a competition that will award a PSPC Platinum Pass to the qualifier who lasts longest – one of ten passes that will be given away during the event.

The Netherlands Sharpens Gambling Regulation Rules

The Netherlands Sharpens Gambling Regulation Rules

The Netherlands is on the cusp of overhauling its state-controlled gambling industry. Lawmakers are preparing a draft legislation that will address issues such as addiction and differentiate between games of chance and games of skill. Here’s a brief overview of the proposed changes.

Online Poker Not in Cards For New York as 2018 Legislative Session Ends

Online Poker Not in Cards For New York as 2018 Legislative Session Ends

New York citizens hopeful that their legislature would pass a bill in 2018 that allows for regulated online poker will have to pin those hopes on 2019 as this year’s legislative session came to a close without such a measure finding approval in both the Senate and the Assembly.

BOSS is Back at the Winning Poker Network from July 8th

BOSS is Back at the Winning Poker Network from July 8th

Players with a liking for online High-Roller tournaments are in for a treat from Sunday July 8th when the Bigger Online Super Series (BOSS) makes a return to the Winning Poker Network. Over eight days of action, the twenty-six events in the series will have combined guaranteed prize pools in excess of $3 million.

888 Poker Kicks Off Summer with The Grand Hand

888 Poker Kicks Off Summer with The Grand Hand

Summer has officially arrived at 888 Poker and, to celebrate balmy days and warm evenings, the site is hosting a Grand Hand promotion in which players can win up to $1,000 in cash every day. Compared to recent 888 Poker promotions, this one is straightforward – but there are some terms and conditions to be aware of.

Common Cents Returns to PokerStars Next Sunday

Common Cents Returns to PokerStars Next Sunday

From next Sunday, PokerStars will be hosting a series of “Common Cents” tournaments with micro-buy-ins starting at just $0.01. In addition to tens of thousands of dollars up for grabs, every player who plays in four or more events will have a chance of winning a Platinum Pass to the PokerStars Players Championship.

Qualify Now for Sunday´s WSOP Mega-Satellite at WPN

Qualify Now for Sunday´s WSOP Mega-Satellite at WPN

This coming Sunday, the Winning Poker Network is hosting a WSOP “Take a Seat or Take the Cash” Mega-Satellite. If you finish in one of the top thirty places, you can either use the $12,500 prize money to travel to Las Vegas and enter the WSOP Main Event, or keep your winnings and spend it as you please.

Place Your World Cup Bets at Bovada and You Could Win a Trip to Vegas

Place Your World Cup Bets at Bovada and You Could Win a Trip to Vegas

If you live in the United States, Brazil or Mexico, and you intend having a bet on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Bovada Poker is offering you a special incentive to place your bets with the site´s sportsbook – the potential to turn your betting action into a $10,000 trip to Las Vegas.

Watch Out Vegas – The Ladies are Coming to Town

Watch Out Vegas – The Ladies are Coming to Town

From 23rd June to 3rd July, you can expect to see many more female poker players in Las Vegas than usual due to a series of poker-related events scheduled to coincide with the Women in Poker Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the 2018 WSOP Ladies NLHE Championship.