Online Poker News
Lee’s Full House Charity Program gives holiday gifts to 75 children in Lawrence, MA
Christmas will be a little more merry for 75 children in Lawrence, Mass., this year, thanks to New England’s top professional poker player Bernard Lee, who donated holiday packages to more than 75 children in the Lawrence, Mass., area as part of The Full House Charity Program on Dec. 18.
MiniFTOPS returns with over $1 million up for grabs
Daily satellites are now running, with buy-ins from just $0.05 or 25 Full Tilt Points.
Win up to $10,000 instantly as Full Tilt launches Gold Rush
A Gold Rush is set to get under way at Rush Poker ring game tables from Friday, December 19th through January 1st, 2015.
FTOPS XXVII crowns Brazilian Main Event champion
More than $2 million was awarded during the final weekend of FTOPS XXVII.
Reid expects more bids to ban online gaming
“I think there will be efforts made to look at the Wire Act in a Republican-initiated Congress, yes I do,” Sen. Harry Reid said. “I think there will be efforts made to get rid of the Wire Act.”
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Casino City Gang: Holiday gift giving edition
Casino City's Aaron Todd, Dan Podheiser and Vin Narayanan discuss holiday gift giving ideas for the gamblers in your life, the new Massachusetts plan that will allow gamblers to set loss limits, and get the latest on the horse racing industry from the Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming. They also lick their wounds from a rough performance in Week 14 of their NFL picks, and hope to turn things around with their Week 15 predictions.
PokerStars, Full Tilt take home honors in mobile apps and customer service
PokerStars and Full Tilt have this week won awards for app innovation and customer service excellence. Full Tilt took top honours at the IGA Gaming App Awards for ‘Best Poker App’, while PokerStars PLAY was judged to be ‘Best Social Poker App’.
SkillOnNet partners with Evolution Gaming
The agreement triggers imminent roll-out of extended live casino offering.
Equity Poker Network cuts ties with Poker Host
The Equity Poker Network today confirmed the end to their business relationship with online poker room, Poker Host, effective as of midnight on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014.
PokerStars' social app goes mobile
PokerStars.com today announced that its hit Facebook app, PokerStars PLAY, is now available as a standalone app for mobile and tablet devices. It’s available immediately globally on both iOS and Android platforms.
Inside Gaming: California emerging as the next online poker battleground
California’s latest effort to legalize online poker would sideline PokerStars, shut out the racetrack industry, and offer a twist that makes traditional casinos and card rooms part of the game.
Here's why Ultimate Gaming failed so soon
Until Nevada is able to find a populous state to be an online gaming partner — the pending agreement with Delaware won’t move the needle — the Silver State is just too small in population to support a vibrant Internet poker market.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to host WPT Alpha8 Florida Super High-Roller Tournament
WPT Alpha8 returns to Hollywood, Florida for another televised $100,000 buy-in event at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 17 and 18, 2015.
Top-10 holiday gifts for the gambler in your life
With the holidays right around the corner, Casino City Senior Editor Aaron Todd has the top-10 gifts to leave under the tree for the gambler in your life.
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Casino City Gang: Read the fine print edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Podheiser discuss a class-action suit against FanDuel in Florida, which claims the site misled users with its "Double your Deposit" promotion. They also talk about new proposed online poker legislation in California, as well as Uber's decision to pull out of Nevada. And as always, the Gang picks every NFL game against the spread.
Paddy Power announces full Irish Open 2014 schedule
With the New Year just around the corner, Paddy Power Poker is thrilled to announce the full Irish Open 2014 schedule which will take place in the DoubleTree Hotel, Dublin over five days from Thursday 2nd – Monday 9th April 2015.
PokerStars December Festival features $5 million Sunday Million
A $1 million Spin & Go promotion and a Sunday Million special edition with $5 million guaranteed are the headline attractions of a December Festival that will see more than $15 million in prizes won by players, PokerStars announced today.
Intertops, Juicy Stakes sending another online winner to Caribbean
The winner of three-tier satellites at Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker this week will be playing in the Main Event on the Caribbean Poker Cruise right after Christmas.
Mercier, Busquet to headline EPT Prague festival
The combined appeal of the Super High Roller, the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) awards ceremony, and a schedule featuring almost 60 events is proving a big lure for players from all over the world.
Casino City Gang: Deal or no deal edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the odd reports surrounding Wynn and money-laundering controls, the buyer that was supposed to purchase Revel in Atlantic City backing out of the deal and PokerStars getting into the online casino business. And as usual, they close the show by picking every NFL game against the spread.
Santa Ysabel tribe responds to lawsuit
Santa Ysabel, Calif. - Cruz Bustamante, spokesman for Santa Ysabel Interactive, an enterprise of the Santa Ysabel Tribal Development Corporation issued the following statement responding to the State of California’s lawsuit that attempts to severely undermine the inherent sovereign rights of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel and its Class II gaming rights under federal law pursuant to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA).
Casino Journal's Best New Table Game winners selected
The winners were voted on by qualified attendees who were required to sample each of the 20 new games entered in the competition.
Malta becomes home for Connective Games
Malta is renowned for its established commercial infrastructure which enables businesses to build and expand its offering through employment and third-party relationships.
PokerStars Named 2014 poker operator and mobile poker operator of the year by EGaming review
The prestigious awards were presented in London on Monday night..