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Spragg and Hand Recruited to Team PokerStars Online
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Just a few days after PokerStars announced the addition of Jeff Gross to Team PokerStars Pro, the world’s biggest poker room has now added another couple of pros, this time as members of its Team Online, namely UK pro Ben “Spraggy” Spragg, and... 

Jeff Gross Now a Member of Team PokerStars Pro
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, July 13th, 2017

PokerStars has just announced the addition of Jeff Gross to its team of sponsored pros, with the 30-year-old Michigan player already taking up his duties at the WSOP currently underway in Las Vegas as both a commentator, and a participant in the Main Event. As... 

PokerStars Rescues Beleaguered PKR Players
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

On May 3rd, PKR players were faced with the prospect of losing all the money held in their accounts after waking up to the news that their poker site of choice had run into financial difficulties. According to a brief statement at the time, the company behind the... 

Usain Bolt Becomes PokerStars Brand Ambassador
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

As befitting its title as the biggest online poker room on the planet, PokerStars has continued to add some of the world’s biggest stars to its list of sponsored ambassadors, including soccer legends Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and Ronaldo Luís Nazário de... 

RIP BetVictor Poker: 2002 to 2017
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

On June 7th, BetVictor officially stopped offering poker as part of its online gaming options, with the brand explaining that it would be focussing upon its more profitable sports-betting and casino products, instead. A list of FAQs related to the closure can now... 

Bodog Partners with H2 Poker Club in Brazil
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Recently, one of the online gambling industry’s major operators, Bodog, launched in Brazil, and as part of its expansion project in the vast South American country has now agreed a sponsorship deal with Brazil’s biggest poker venue, the H2 Poker Club... 

Dzmitry Urbanovich becomes Partypoker Sponsored Pro
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, April 28th, 2017

Poland may be in all the gambling news at the moment as international operators flee from the country’s exorbitant new tax rates, but one of the eastern European nation’s residents, Dzmitry Urbanovich, has put Poland back into a more positive gambling... 

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Continue Steady Decline
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Poker rooms situated along the Las Vegas Strip have been steadily declining over the past few years, with the latest venue to shut shop being the Monte Carlo poker room. The eight-table poker room now joins a list of recently shuttered venues that includes the... 

Ivey League to Fold on May 1st
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, April 14th, 2017

The poker training website Ivey League is the brainchild of 10-times WSOP bracelet winner Phil Ivey, who at the time of its launch in 2014 stated that he wanted “to teach the world to win at poker”. Three years later, however, and the site is set to... 

Johnny Lodden Joins Partypoker
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, April 6th, 2017

PartyPoker has busily being expanding its roster of sponsored pros of late, with the site’s latest recruit being Norwegian legend Johnny Lodden. The 31 year-old pro was a high-stakes online cash pro during the early days of the poker boom, but has also enjoyed...