Nevada Gaming Commission is considering further regulatory requirements for final approval of internet poker licenses. South Point Poker and Monarch Casino were advised of the new requirements which centre on organisation and integrity.
The $50,000 buy-in EPT Barcelona Super High Roller event was won by Dan Smith. He took the top prize of Ã¢$962,925.
NRT Technologies Corp has applied to Nevada for a license in the rush to legalize poker. NRT Technologies are a payment processing equipment manufacturer.
The PokerStars 85 billionth hand has been reached on 20th August on a 2c/5c table. The winner of the hand, som6873 , won $35.35 from the pot plus an extra $26,300 for winning the 85billionth hand. In later news, PokerStars have revealed they will be adding the "run it twice" feature. A prototype of the feature will be available for testing by players later in August.
Hall of Hands have released a new application which allows players to brag about a great hand which converts the hand to a professinal style video.
The Nevada Gaming Commission have licensed South Point Poker in a new online poker venture South Point Poker LLC. The online operation could start as early as October! In later news, Monarch Interactive Inc. were also granted a license but technology testing needs to be carried out before they can go live.
The planned 30,000 online and live tournament to be held at Wembley Stadium by International Stadiums Poker Tour, has been approved by Brent County Council.
Betsafe Poker have launched a new room alongside their Poker Red called Poker Black. The new room will be under the Microgaming skin.
Rumours are rife that independent, Everest Poker is planning to join the iPoker Network. Further information will no doubt follow.
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