OnlinePoker.Net Home

Poker News - Latest Daily Online Poker News

Denmark’s Gambling Industry Soars to New Heights in Q2
September 22nd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Stocks / Financials

In 2012, Denmark’s gambling market transformed from being a monopoly run by state-owned operator Danske Spil to a regulated, licensed model open to foreign companies. Over the past few years, Denmark’s gambling industry has subsequently gone from strength... 

PokerStars and Usain Bolt Promoting World’s Fastest Poker Variant
September 22nd, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Sites News

Back in June, Usain Bolt and PokerStars announced that they had teamed up to help promote the game of poker around the globe. In August, PokerStars then rolled out its first celebrity branded game called Zoom Usain Bolt Edition to honor the celebrated 8-time Olympic... 

Mississippi Casinos Generate $168M in August
September 22nd, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Mississippi’s casinos generated revenue of $168 million in August, lower by 2% versus the $171 million collected in the same month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue. The statistics do not include... 

German Pros Showcase Their Skills at Poker Masters Series
September 21st, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Over the years, Germany has produced some of the greatest poker players of the modern era, including Fedor Holz who currently sits atop the country’s ‘All Time Money List’ with $23,904,887 in winnings, and in 2011 it was a German player, Pius... 

Alex Greenblatt Wins HPT Golden Gates for $180k
September 21st, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Latest stop on the Heartland Poker Tour was the Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour in Black Hawk, Colorado, with 542 players entering its $1,650 Main Event last Wednesday to create a prize pool of $796,740. On Monday, a champion was then crowned with Alexander... 

Negreanu and Hellmuth in Poker Masters Twitter War
September 21st, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

Daniel Negreanu bet on himself winning a purple jacket at the inaugural Poker Masters Series, but that honor has already gone to German pro Steffen Sontheimer, who has cashed at three tournaments (1st, 4th, and 5th) in the competition for $1,221,000, and now reached... 

Kentucky Lawmakers Propose Casino Expansion Option
September 20th, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News, Gambling Legislation

Outside of the state lottery and parimutuel betting at racetracks, all other forms of gambling are banned in Kentucky. However, faced with a budget shortfall of more than $33 billion that is needed to pay its retired public employees, the Bluegrass State has desperately... 

Atlantic City Tourism On The Rise
September 20th, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Not only have Atlantic City’s casinos benefitted from the closure of the Trump Taj Mahal in October of 2016, but the seven remaining operators have also helped increase the number of new visitors travelling to the to the east coast beachfront resort. As a... 

Kyle Cartwright Captures 3rd WSOPC Main Event Title
September 20th, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The 2017 WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi took place in Mississippi, with 343 players entering its $1,675 Main Event to create a prize pool worth $514,500. At the end of four days of intense action, it was perennial winner Kyle Cartwright who would eventually best the field... 

Greektown Casino To Get New Signage on Sep 30th
September 19th, 2017 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

The city of Detroit boasts three commercial casinos, one of which is the Greektown Casino-Hotel that opened for business back in 2000. The venue was subsequently bought by Rock Gaming in 2013, with its owner, Dan Gilbert, since renaming Rock Gaming LLC to Jack... 

Massive $10M Slots Jackpot Hit at Fiesta Henderson Casino
September 19th, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Casino News

One lucky Nevada resident is celebrating his new-found status as a multi-millionaire after hitting a huge Megabucks progressive slots jackpot worth over $10 million while visiting the Fiesta Henderson Hotel and Casino. Interestingly, the man, known only as Roger,... 

MGM Connecticut Casino Raises Competitve Concerns
September 19th, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Casino News

MGM Resorts International runs a number of casino resorts across the USA, including in Nevada, Mississippi, New Jersey and Detroit. Last year, the global hospitality company subsequently opened up the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, which has since grown to become... 

Brandon Adams Wins Poker Masters $50,000 NLHE for $819k
September 18th, 2017 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The last of the four $50,000 High Roller events featured at the Poker Masters Series is in the bag, with Brandon Adams managing to overcome a field of 39 players, including Doug Polk heads-up, to claim the title and the tournament’s first place prize of $819,000.... 

Negreanu Hoping For a Late Run at Poker Masters Series
September 18th, 2017 by M. Rhodes
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

The Poker Masters is in full swing at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Vegas, with all but one of its five event schedule left to play. Luckily for Daniel Negreanu, that’s the $100,000 buy-in freezeout finale, as the Canadian superstar stands to collect an extra...