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PKR To Join Microgaming Network in March
February 9th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Sites News

Innovative 3D poker site PKR has been running on an independent platform for the past decade, but has now decided to join one of the world’s biggest poker networks, namely the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN). The surprising news is just one of many new changes... 

Pornhub Diversifies Into Online Casinos
February 9th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Gambling News

Not content to be just the world’s biggest pornography site, Pornhub has now branched out into the world of online casinos. Consequently, visitors to pornhubcasino.com are now given the opportunity to play sex-themed slot and video games on the site, but... 

Super Bowl 50 Generates Record Wagers For Nevada
February 9th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Gambling News

The 50th Super Bowl which took place between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos on Sunday generated record wagers at Nevada’s sportsbooks. According to numbers from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, as much as $132.54 million in legal bets was taken,... 

Ex-Con Joe Reddick Now A Rising Poker Star
February 8th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

For seven years, high school dropout Joe Reddick used to make up to $100,000 per month selling heroin and crack cocaine from his west Bronx apartment. In his early 20s, however, Reddick was subsequently arrested and between 1992 and 2008 served time behind bars.... 

Top Poker Tweets: Super Bowl 50, Winners & Losers
February 8th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the best poker tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week: Winners & Losers Todd Brunson “Nothing worse than playing in a great poker game, @mikethemouth93 winning every pot, but telling non stop sports bad... 

Chris Leong Triumphs At 2016 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open
February 8th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The $3,500 buy-in WPT Winter Poker Open Championship was held at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, and attracted 1,171 players to create a prize pool worth $3,748,371. Six days of action later, and it would be New York resident Chris Leong who would triumph over... 

Full Tilt Drops To 12th Place in Player Traffic
February 5th, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Sites News

Pre-Black Friday, Full Tilt Poker was second biggest poker website on the planet with around 10,000 cash game players over a 7-day period. After being acquired by PokerStars and relaunching in November 2012, the site still managed to attract an impressive 8,900... 

Jamie Gold Signs As World Poker Fund Ambassador
February 5th, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

The World Poker Fund is a poker company backed by American rapper Soulja Boy that is seeking to “bring poker back to the people” via TV, the internet, as well as land-based events. The California-based firm is also working with the WPF Indian Gaming... 

Nevada Poker Revenues Down 1.57% in 2015
February 5th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

In 2015, Nevada’s land-based and online poker rooms generated $118.023 million in revenues, representing a 1.57% fall compared to the previous year. As a result, the state’s poker industry has now declined for seven out of the last eight years. Accounting... 

Joe Reddick Triumphs At 2016 Borgata $1 Million Deep Stack
February 4th, 2016 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Joe Reddick had amassed $372,490 in poker winnings since his first tournament cash in 2009, but on the last weekend of January the player dubbed “Black” claimed his first ever official title, as well as his biggest score to date, after taking down the Borgata... 

Mississippi AG Declares DFS Illegal
February 4th, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Gambling Legislation

The Mississippi Attorney General has just ruled that daily fantasy sports wagering is illegal, in so doing adding the Magnolia State to a growing number of other US constituents that also see the game as a violation of their gambling laws. Other include Illinois,... 

Paddy Power Betfair Now Trading On LSE
February 3rd, 2016 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

On February 2nd, gambling operators Paddy Power and Betfair finally completed their £5 billion ($7.2bn) merger, and by the end of its first day trading on the London Stock Exchange the newly merged company saw its share price close at £104.90. A number of key... 

Top Poker Tweets: Obrestad’s Venetian Controversy
February 3rd, 2016 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the best poker tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week: Obrestad’s Venetian Controversy Annette Obrestad “Guys, its official! I’m now an ambassador for @VenetianPoker. I’m SOOO excited. I... 

PokerStars Named As IGA Poker Operator of the Year
February 3rd, 2016 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Gambling News

The 9th International Gaming Awards (IGA) was held in London on February 1st, with twenty-five accolades handed out to those companies and people who have helped innovate and advance the industry over the past year. Picking up the award for Poker Operator of the... 

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