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New Poker Site Struggles to Raise Funds

Even with the support of poker pro such as Johnny Chan, Huck Seed, Jennifer Harman, Ted Forrest, Todd Brunson and Vladimir Shchemelev, a new online poker site struggles to obtain funding and may need to look into other sources of capital. Breakout Gami...

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NYX Gaming Group Acquires Ongame Network

NYX Gaming Group Limited (NYX) has announced its acquisition of Ongame Network Limited, a B2B poker network based in Gibraltar, from Amaya Gaming Group Inc. NYX Gaming Group currently provides bingo, casin...

Gambling Law & Society News Launches Coin Poker Network, a gaming platform provider, announced the launch of the Coin Poker Network with InstaDeal Poker’s network solution. Partners reap the benefits of shared Bitcoin-only player liquidity due to the rise in the number of recreational poker players using Bitcoin. Stefan Olsson, chief executive officer of InstaDeal said, “Coingaming is a signifi...

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PokerStars to Expand Italian Offerings

PokerStars’ new Italian chief, Marco Trucco revealed plans for the Italian market. Trucco said the company is working toward the release of online casino games for Italian players in addition to a new sports betting product is in the works. The new chief, who replaces Barbara Beltrami, has experience in the online gambling industry having held management r...

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PokerTube Gets in the Christmas Spirit with Santa’s Sack Promo

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Get ready to meet jolly old St. Nick himself. Be sure you’re prepared with this year’s Christmas list because he will be paying a generous visit to all online poker players who sign up...

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Ultimate Gaming Closing its Nevada Online Operation

Nevada based Ultimate Gaming offered a free version of Windows 7 and VMFusion virtualization software when it launched 19 months ago but the company is going under. "As has been the case in other jurisdictions, online poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,” Tom Breitling, chairman of Ultimate Gaming, said. "Moreover, the state-...

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American Player Wins WPT Tournament in South Africa

American pro poker player Dylan Wilkerson won $147,000 in the World Poker Tour Emperors Palace Poker Classic in Johannesburg, South Africa. During the three day tournament, Wilkerson managed to out play 165 entrants making it to the final day among 16 other players. In the end it was down to Wilkerson and Richard Barnard. Wilkerson sent Barnard home in se...

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Poker Princess Movie in the Works

Screen writer Aaron Sorkin has announced that he will bring the story of poker princess Molly Bloom in her book "Molly's Game" to life on the big screen. Sorkin is also known for the script for The Social Network, a story of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The Mark Gordon Company has rights to the book and Gordon himself will produce the film. Bloom...

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Martin Jacobson Wins 2014 WSOP Main Event

Within a couple of hours into day 2 of the World Series of Poker main event final table, Dutch player Jorryt Van Hoof’s stack significantly shrunk. He started the day against Martin Jacobson of Sweden and Felix Stephensen of Norway but Stephensen knocked him into the third position very early on. Things took a turn as Jorryt Van Hoof was eventually knocke...

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Former Bodog Exec to Enter Californian Online Poker Market

Jonas Odman, former Bodog and Ongame online poker executive, intends to move forward with entry into the future legalized Californian online poker market with Brown Marlin Gaming Technologies. Brown Marlin reportedly will expand Odman's anonymous table idea meant to protect recreational players from predatory grinders. "The new Brown Marlin poker software p...

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Ivey Poker to Re-launch in 2015

Shortly after the announcement that Phil Ivey's branded website was to close, it is being reported that news that it will be back in 2015 with a new look launched by entrepreneur and former CEO of Victory Poker, Dan Fleyshman. Fleyshman made a Facebook comment regarding his involvement with the site which broke the news which wasn’t to be released publicly un...

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PokerStars Version 7 Out of Beta Testing

PokerStars has released its version 7 in full after the completion of beta testing making it available for download and upgrade. Players on the .com and .eu platforms will be automatically upgraded but if you prefer PokerStars 6, players can go back to this version by making a change their ‘Settings’. Players had the option to upgrade to PokerStars 7 since...

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Unibet Announced as Headline Sponsor of British Poker Awards

Unibet has been announced as the headline sponsor of the 2014 British Poker Awards. "We're genuinely delighted to have the chance to sponsor the British Poker Awards - the UK is our fastest growing market and being a London-based company, it's a great opportunity for Unibet to get more involved in UK poker," said Martin Stalros, Unibet Head of Poker. "The...

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2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Winner Determined November 10th

The November Nine will continue in Las Vegas next week to determine the winner of the $10,000 buy-in, multi-million dollar 2014 World Series of Poker main event. The final table will feature nine players from a group of 6,683 hopefuls in the Penn & Teller Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on November 10th. Jorryt van Hoof, of the Netherlands, is...

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Full Tilt Finds Success with Rush Poker

Full Tilt entered the online poker scene in 2004 and after recently dropping the “Poker” from its name, it has brought forth a wickedly fast poker app with exciting graphics, new innovations and good overall functionality. The Rush Poker app is available for a varie...

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Phil Ivey Closes His Coaching and Social Website

After losing his case against a major UK land casino due to his edge-sorting ways, Phil Ivey now has to close his Phil Ivey coaching and social website after just one year. The closure is believed to be the result of a lack of business support from the players. Ivey is now interested in a marketing deal with the Californian Palatribe which also...

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Winamax Debuts Incognito Tables

French online poker brand Winamax, finally rolled out anonymous tables since receiving positive feedback from players since its introduction approximately three years ago. Winamax has titled its version Incognito Tables, popular among recreational players. The identity of players at the table is hidden and the chat function is also disabled for additional pri...

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Changes in the EU Online Gambling Regulations Strongly Affect Poker Market

European poker market is getting tougher- is what we can conclude from an interview conducted by Pokerfuse. This poker information site’s last week’s interview with 888 chief executive officer Brian Mattingley was worrisome yet optimistic. Mr. Mattingley shared his thoughts on the industry in light of recent changes on the regulatory scene and the impact of the e...

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Pokerstars to Introduce a Margin on Foreign Currency

This week poker forums were on fire, the uproar was provoked by Pokerstars announcement. This well-known online casino intends to introduce a small margin on foreign currency deposits and withdrawals. Many of the player’s opinions were negative to say the least. The introduced margin refers to deposits and withdrawals where a financial transaction is conduct...

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Pokerstars Announces its Ninth MicroMillions Tourney

Pokerstars releases details on the ninth edition of its popular MicroMillions online tourney! Players can join for a buy-in ranging from $0.11 up to the $22 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, which has a $1 million guarantee and takes place on 16th of November. This time MicroMillions features 100 events and $5 million guaranteed prize pool! In addition to tournamen...

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