Online Poker News
Casino City Gang: Block and tackle edition
Casino City's Dan Podheiser, Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss big news from the U.K., where major ISPs have begun to automatically block online gaming sites. They then tackle the WSOP's decision to change the payout structure for the Main Event, late-night food options in Las Vegas and prop bets for this Sunday's Super Bowl.
WSOP announces 2015 Main Event payout changes
The World Series of Poker has made a change to its payout structure for the Main Event, replacing the $10 million first place guarantee in favor of guaranteeing 1,000 places receiving winnings.
New bitcoin casino, Miami Vice Casino, promises players world-famous entertainment
Miami Vice Casino offers several unique features for bitcoin casino players after launching this week.
Claim your share of €200,000 in total: Everyone's A Winner with Poker at bet365
You're guaranteed a reward on every day that you receive one prize draw ticket or more.
Three players in the hunt for first PokerStars 'grand slam' title during TCOOP
The 2015 Turbo Championship of Online Poker starts today with three players in with a chance of becoming the first PokerStars Grand Slam winner (TCOOP, SCOOP, WCOOP and Sunday Million titles).
Casino City Gang: Looking at poker differently edition
Vin Narayanan, Dan Podheiser and Aaron Todd discuss WSOP bracelet winner Darren Woods, who is headed to jail for cheating in online poker games, a new Bitcoin poker site that won't hold your currency, Faraz Jaka's "homeless" lifestyle and the possibility of Revel in Atlantic City becoming a water park. They also take the week off from making NFL picks (since there aren't any to make) and bring back their weekly best bets.
PokerStars 'VIP Club Live' to visit Amsterdam, Athens, Bulgaria and Brazil in 2015
Sporting events and Team Pro activities have been added to the VIP Club Live calendar.
Two more PokerStars players win $1 million Spin & Go tournaments
Two more PokerStars.eu players became millionaires over the weekend as the $1 million Spin & Go top prize multiplier struck not once, but twice more.
Schedule announced for Latin American Poker Tour season eight
Debut stop at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure attracts huge field.
Claim your share of €200,000 in total: Everyone's a winner with Poker at bet365
An iPad mini and many cash rewards are on offer in each of Poker at bet365’s daily €2,000 Prize Draws.
Casino City Gang: Is it clean yet?
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd examine the burgeoning debate on whether betting on fantasy sports is gambling or not, Amaya Gaming's decision to look at possibly selling its B2B business and the WSOP and 888 sharing player liquidity in New Jersey. They also pick the NFC and AFC championship games as the NFL season winds down.
FENgaming unveils new sportsbook
The respected provider introduces new sportsbook software for desktop, mobile and API, alongside launch of new gaming platform.
Amaya provides PokerStars business update
In December 2014 PokerStars completed the rollout of casino table games to players in eligible markets on PokerStars.com and certain domains sharing liquidity on the global network.
Intertops satellite winner to compete in Kings of Tallinn tournament
For as little as the €2.20 entry fee to an online satellite, one Intertops Poker player could find themselves competing in the Kings of Tallinn tournament in Estonia next month. The Intertops KoT Final January 24th will award a €3000 prize package that includes buy in to the Kings of Tallinn Main Event.
Juicy Stakes sending another online poker player to the Caribbean for live tournament experience
A $100 reload bonus is available until Sunday.
Football legend Ronaldo partakes in Bahamas at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
Ronaldo using hands over feet competing in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event.
Russian player 'sss66666' wins the first $1 million Spin & Go
The tournament lasted 13 minutes and 26 seconds, meaning the Russian earned $12,406.95 per second.
WSOP.com and 888 to share online poker liquidity in New Jersey
WSOP.com - New Jersey and 888 Poker New Jersey, two of the leading, licensed online poker sites in New Jersey, announced today they will begin sharing limited player liquidity immediately across their online poker rooms in the Garden State.
Canadians unveil Cepheus the allegedly unbeatable poker bot
Canadian researchers unveil Cepheus the unbeatable poker bot.
Casino City Gang: Take it all back edition
Casino City's Dan Podheiser, Aaron Todd and Vin Narayanan talk about PokerStars cancelling its previously announced rake increases, a New Mexico man incorrectly thinking he won $500,000 on a lottery ticket and the second-place bidder in the Revel sale now saying he doesn't want the Atlantic City resort at his original offer price. Plus, the Gang picks the four NFL Divisional Playoff games against the spread.
Defendants in World Cup betting case want poker ban lifted
Paul Phua and his son, Darren Phua, were among eight defendants charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme that accepted wagers on the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil last year.
PokerStars signs first sponsored Team Pros from India and Japan
Aditya Agarwal is the first Indian Team Pro, having shown demonstrable success in PokerStars’ biggest online tournaments, while Kosei Ichinose is the first Japanese Team Pro, having previously become Japan’s first Supernova Elite player.
Top-10 things to stop saying at the poker table this year
Let's keep the talk at the poker table interesting in 2015, folks. Casino City's Aaron Todd gives you 10 subjects to avoid broaching with your table mates.
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure kicks off Tuesday
More than 400 players have already registered for the 2015 PokerStars.com Caribbean Adventure (PCA) which kicks off tomorrow. This year’s PCA festival features a total of 35 events at Atlantis, running from January 6-14.
Full Tilt Gold Rush promotion extended until Jan. 11
A Swedish player was whisked away to the Gold Rush table after a Rush Poker hand finished, where he struck gold with the jackpot prize.
PokerStars guarantees $15 million for 2015 Turbo Championship of Online Poker
TCOOP 2015 is PokerStars’ first major online Championship series of the year, and features fast-structured tournaments at a wide range of buy-ins, making it ideal for recreational and professional poker players alike.