Poker News

Deauville Cut as a Venue on European Poker Tour

Deauville Cut as a Venue on European Poker Tour

The European Poker Tour has announced that Deauville will not feature as a venue for Series 12 due to falling numbers and “politics and taxation” issues.

PokerStars Joins Call for Regulated German Gambling Market

PokerStars Joins Call for Regulated German Gambling Market

The battle against Germany´s “chaotic and complex” anti-online gambling laws found a new ally this week in the shape of the world´s largest online poker site.

Full Tilt Announces Classic Poker Series – Starts on Sunday

Full Tilt Announces Classic Poker Series – Starts on Sunday

Full Tilt has released the schedule for its inaugural Classic Poker Series, a series of tournaments “that got people playing poker in the first place”.

Americas Cardroom Launches Satellites into WSOP Main Event

Americas Cardroom Launches Satellites into WSOP Main Event

If you have been looking for a value way of entering the 2015 WSOP Main Event, look no further than Americas Cardroom´s new satellite route.

WSOP 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet Event

WSOP 2015 Schedule Includes Online Bracelet Event

The full World Series of Poker 2015 schedule has been released, with eleven new events among the roster of tournaments – including an online bracelet event.

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 2)

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 2)

In the second of PokerNewsReport´s two-part preview of the GPI American Poker Awards, we reveal our choice for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 1)

Our Picks for the GPI American Poker Awards (Part 1)

The shortlist for the Global Poker Index´s American Poker Awards has just been released containing some interesting contenders for the prestigious awards.

UK ISPs Block “Too Sexy” Online Gambling Sites

UK ISPs Block “Too Sexy” Online Gambling Sites

Default anti-porn filters, recently introduced by some UK ISPs, are blocking access to online gambling sites due to their “too sexy” adult content.

Russians to Block Online Gambling Payment Processors

Russians to Block Online Gambling Payment Processors

A new online gambling payment portal is being established in Russia which will make it impossible for players to fund accounts with illegal operators.

At Last! Adelson in Victory against Online Gambling

At Last! Adelson in Victory against Online Gambling

Sheldon Adelson´s Las Vegas Sands Corporation has won a court case against online gambling sites – although it is unlikely that they will ever collect.

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting in First Quarter of 2015

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting in First Quarter of 2015

According to a press release from Amaya Gaming, a sports betting platform will be launched on the PokerStars client during the first quarter of 2015.

Quelle Surprise! PokerStars´ New Promo Gets Mixed Reaction

Quelle Surprise! PokerStars´ New Promo Gets Mixed Reaction

PokerStars´ new “Surprise Bonuses” promotion was launched in France this week, but not everybody has been pleasantly surprised with the clearing requirements.