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Rational Group Raise $560k For Typhoon Haiyan Victims
July 23rd, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

Last November, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, Typhoon Haiyan, struck Southeast Asia resulting in 6,300 deaths in the Philippines, alone. Straight after the tragic event, The Rational Group (owners of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker) organized... 

Delaware iGaming Revenues Up 7% To $188k in June
July 23rd, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Casino News

The Delaware Lottery has released its latest iGaming results for June, revealing a 7.14% increase in revenues to $187,944 compared to $175,410 generated in May. During the month a horrendous downswing in poker saw revenues fall by 55% to $25,607, compared to the... 

Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: Liv Boeree’s 30th, Amazing Rast Call
July 23rd, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Here are a selection of some of the top poker tweets coming from the pros over the past week: Daniel Negreanu (re Amazing Rast Call) “if you like poker and want to learn something then you will appreciate this hand immensely: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQfA7SONqh8#t=373... 

UK Gambling Act To Shake Up Global iGambling Market
July 22nd, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

On October 1st the UK’s Gambling Act is expected to come into force, complete with its ‘point of consumption’ regulatory framework requiring all online gambling companies wishing to offer their websites in the UK to first obtain a remote gambling... 

El Cortez Casino And Ultimate Gaming Partner Up In Las Vegas
July 22nd, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News, Poker Rooms News

Nevada igaming site Ultimate Poker has just announced a partnership deal with El Cortez that will enable customers to access the UltimatePoker.com website via the brick-and-mortar casino in downtown Las Vegas. Commenting on the latest development, El Cortez executive... 

Jerry Yang’s 2007 WSOP Watch For Sale On eBay
July 22nd, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

The watch awarded to 2007 WSOP main event champion Jerry Yang has found its way onto eBay where it has received 46 bids so far, the largest of which is currently $3,550. The auction will now remains open until July 24th, with the watch’s owner hoping that... 

Betfair NJ A Casualty Of Trump Plaza Closure?
July 21st, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News, Poker Rooms News

When New Jersey’s launched its first online gambling site in November 2013, it was hoped igaming would give a much needed boost to the state’s gambling revenues and herald in a new era of prosperity for the state’s ailing industry. Seven months... 

Top Poker Tweets From The Pros: Hellmuth’s 50th, Ivey’s Charity Event
July 21st, 2014 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: Doyle Brunson “The world lost a great guy when James Garner died last night. I met him when him, myself and Gus Hansen were inducted in the Commerce Walk... 

Full Tilt Drops ‘Poker’ From Website Address
July 18th, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Rooms News

In 2013, Full Tilt Poker announced it would be expanding beyond poker into casino games and this year the site then added blackjack, roulette, as well as a number of single and multi-player casino gaming options to its range of online games. Now, Full Tilt Poker... 

Fitch Slashes NJ iGambling Revenues To Just $120m
July 18th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Online Poker News

The state of New Jersey has been reeling recently as its casino industry continues to be battered by streams of grim news that threatens to turn the east coast gambling hub into a second Detroit. This week the news got worse after credit rating firm, Fitch Ratings,... 

PokerStars Drops Dale “daleroxxu” Philip After Undignified Celebration
July 18th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Scottish poker pro, blogger and member of Team PokerStars Online has been dropped from the world’s biggest internet poker site following his excessive celebration of a FIFA World Cup goal. Team Online Ambassador Dale “daleroxxu” Philip was in Spain on... 

New Jersey Online Gambling Falls 9% To $9.5m In June
July 17th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released its latest online gambling figures for June, revealing a 9.17% drop in revenues to $9.51 million, compared to the $10.47 million generated in the previous month. From that total, online casino game... 

Foosball Champ Pappaconstantinou Reaches 2014 WSOP Final Table
July 17th, 2014 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under WSOP News

The 2014 WSOP Main Event is now on hold until November 10th, when the remaining nine contenders will return to Las Vegas and compete for tournament poker’s ultimate accolade, as well as a massive $10 million top prize. This year’s November Nine may... 

Bwin.party Q2 Sports Betting Solid, But Casino/Poker Soft
July 17th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

The world’s largest publicly traded online gambling company Bwin.party digital entertainment has issued Q2 revenue results which were “a little softer than expected,” according to a company statement. Although precise details of the results will not... 

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