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PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker Makes Changes to Attract Casual Players

PartyPoker has announced a revision to its loyalty program, removing the highest VIP tier and cutting rakeback in an effort to attract recreational players.

Vanessa Selbst Wins PCA $25,000 High Roller

Vanessa Selbst Wins PCA $25,000 High Roller

Vanessa Selbst bested 204 entries to win the 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller and took home more than $1.4 million.

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish Poker Players Come Under Tax Scrutiny

Spanish poker players who enjoyed big wins over the past few years may want to come clean with the country’s tax authorities.

Dimitar Danchev Wins PCA Main Event

Dimitar Danchev Wins PCA Main Event

Dimitar Danchev turned over a massive chip deficit in the Heads-Up of the PCA Main Event to become the first Bulgarian poker player to capture an EPT Title.

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

NJ’s Woes May Prompt Christie to Approve Online Gambling

Another dismal year at Atlantic City casinos that saw revenue fall 8% from last year may persuade Gov. Chris Christie to approve online gambling legislation.

Kelly Fires his Aces to Take PCA Day 3 Chip Lead

Kelly Fires his Aces to Take PCA Day 3 Chip Lead

Patrick Kelly is the chip leader at the end of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Day 3 after a rush of eliminations left just 59 players in the tournament.

PPA Shifts Focus to State-by-State Legalization

PPA Shifts Focus to State-by-State Legalization

With the federal Reid-Kyl online poker bill failing to gain support in 2012, the Poker Players Alliance will lobby for online poker at the state level in 2013.

Godoy Runs Good at PokerStars PCA

Godoy Runs Good at PokerStars PCA

Argentinean poker player Nicolas Godoy heads the PCA Main Event after a Day 2 which had to be cut short because the tournament was running out of players!

ISPT Moves the Goalposts at Wembley Yet Again

ISPT Moves the Goalposts at Wembley Yet Again

The International Stadiums Poker Tour has announced changes to the format of the Wembley Main Event with competitors now playing the scheduled Day 1s at home!

Plans to Grow Nevada’s Online Poker Player Pool

Plans to Grow Nevada’s Online Poker Player Pool

A new bill could eventually see Nevada accept online poker players from other states with similar legislation to its own.

Griffin Flies High in PCA Main Event

Griffin Flies High in PCA Main Event

As the two Day Ones of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event come together, high-stakes online player Ashton Griffin ( #arfarfhowl) leads the field.

Fahrenkopf Departing as AGA CEO

Fahrenkopf Departing as AGA CEO

The American Gaming Association has announced that president and CEO Frank Fahrenkopf will be stepping down from his position in the middle of this year.