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NJ Casino Expansion Not Igaming To Help Reclaim Lost Revenues
March 24th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Casino News

Ever since Pennsylvania granted its first permanent casino licenses towards the end of 2006, the state has steadily been eating away at New Jersey’s gambling revenues and in 2012 The Keystone State overtook its neighbour to become the second biggest gambling... 

Zoltan, Hound of Poker Feasts At Hofburg Palace In Vienna
March 24th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Anyone familiar with old horror movies will recall a certain dog which carried the spirit of Dracula within it called Zoltan. The 1978 Hammer studios film was entitled ‘Zoltan, Hound of Dracula’ and until recently his was the most striking example of... 

PokerStars Seeks Deal With California’s Morongo Tribe
March 21st, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

Having being forced to exit the USA’s unregulated online gaming market in 2011, PokerStars has since tirelessly sought to become part of the country’s licenced market which saw Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey offer licensed igaming in 2013. Back in... 

Belgium Threatens Online Gamblers With Three Years Behind Bars
March 21st, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

Belgium’s Gambling Commission has increased the number of its inspectors from seven to fifteen in an effort to clamp down on unauthorized gambling and thus consolidate the country’s gambling industry. Although the directive targets offline players, such... 

Chris Moneymaker Wins Biggest Score In Three Years At St. Louis Tourney
March 21st, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Chris Moneymaker has won his biggest score in three years after taking down the $1,800 buy-in Hollywood Poker Open at the Hollywood Casino in St. Louis. With a mere 67 players entering the competition, the field may have been just a fraction of the 839 players... 

Anti-Internet Gambling Bill To Be Introduced By End Of March
March 20th, 2014 by B. Solomon
Filed Under Poker Law / Industry News

In an effort to put an end to online gambling in the United States, Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is preparing to introduce his “Internet Gambling Control Act” to Congress next week, aimed at restoring the Wire Act’s pre-2011 reinterpretation.... 

Jungleman12 To Isildur1: “Pay Your Debt Scumbag.”
March 20th, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Poker Pro's News

The action can get pretty heated at Full Tilt’s high-stakes poker tables, which can then spill over into players hurling insults at one another, and revealing intricate details about the animosity which exists between the various players. This time around... 

J.C. Tran Wins WPT Title No.2, Now Up $11 Million
March 20th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

J.C. Tran has triumphed at the 2014 WPT Rolling Thunder, after overcoming a field of 465 players over five days on his way to capturing a second career WPT title, as well as the $302,750 first place prize. Tran has also won two WSOP bracelets over his illustrious... 

Global Online Poker Traffic Plunges 14% Last Week
March 19th, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

Last week global online poker traffic took a 4% dive, with the bad news further compounded by the fact it was the fifth week in a row of declines with just one week from the last nine now showing an improvement over the previous week. Overall, last week global... 

Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: Negreanu’s Bench Press Record, Iacofano Disconnected
March 19th, 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: Tom Dwan “@PhilGalfond: What’s the best way to make a quick $1.4m back? Asking for a friend.” In macau the standard way to get even is bacarrat” Phil... 

Dan Colpoys Wins Mid-States Poker Tour Golden Gates
March 19th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Dan Colpoys has won the 2014 Mid-States Poker Tour Golden Gates, after beating a field of 453 players over three days on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the $114,156 first-place prize. The $1,110 buy-in main event attracted a talented field to the... 

New Jersey Boasts Vastly Improved Geolocation Technology
March 18th, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

New Jersey’s fledgling online gambling industry may thus far only have achieved a tenth of the revenues envisioned by Governor Christie in his pre-regulation forecast, but that situation may improve soon as the state rises to the challenge of efficiently... 

Full Tilt Poker Flips Out
March 18th, 2014 by A. Mitchell
Filed Under Online Poker News

Amongst other things, Full Tilt Poker is well-known for being a major innovator in the poker industry, having previously developed such popular games as ‘Rush Poker’ and ‘Adrenaline Rush’. True to form,  the poker room has now invented... 

Italy’s Andrea Dato Triumphs At WPT Venice For $145,439
March 18th, 2014 by S. Taylor
Filed Under Poker Tournaments News

Italy’s Andrea Dato has won the World Poker Tour Venice, after besting a field of 199 players over six days on his way to lifting the trophy, and collecting the €104,822 ($145,439) first place prize. The €3,000 buy-in event was held at the Casino Di Venezia... 

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