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Californian Tribes Against Online Poker Bill

Tribal casino owners opposed to Wright's bill The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations in a critique sent to state Senate president pro tempore Darrell Steinberg severely criticized California Sen. Rod Wright's online gambling legalization proposal SB1463. Representing nine federally acknowledged Southern Californian tribes, the Alliance is "strongly...

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'Amarillo Slim' Dies at 83

Poker legend passes away It was a sad day for poker, this Sunday, Apr. 29, as one of the most famous poker players in the world, "Amarillo Slim" Thomas Preston Junior died after a long illness at the age of 83. The same generation of poker players as Doyle Brunson, Preston was active playing cash games in the States long before the game became this popular....

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Mobile Zoom Poker To Be Launched Soon?

Android and iOS poker apps to be the first ones to get it The latest reports from online poker giant PokerStars involve news that it is preparing to add the largely successful Zoom Poker to its iOS and Android mobile apps by summer. According to Jeffrey Haas, Director of New Platforms, Mobile and Social Gaming at PokerStars, 'We want to cater to players o...

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Asia Poker Tour Philippines Goes to South African Pro

Two South Africans present formidable skill, reaching heads up This week's Asia Poker Tour Philippines ended in a very interesting and intense way when two South Africans confronted one another in the heads up of this $2,700 buy-in tournament. Namely, the grand finale of the event belonged to Divan Le Roux and Conrad Coetzer who outplayed a field of 54 entr...

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Pokerist Closes Deal with Carmen Electra

Bay Watch star to front the social poker product An announcement came this week that Tara Leigh Patrick (40) - better known as television and movie actress and model Carmen Electra has entered a deal to front the popular Texas Hold'em social game offered by Pokerist. It has been specified in the company statement that the former Bay Watch star will guide pl...

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Reid-Kyl Federal Bill Still Actual

But legalisation threatens with federal ban on internet gambling in general After a year of rumors about a federal online poker legalisation bill set up by Democrat - Republican combination between Sens. Harry Reid of Nevada and Jon Kyl of Arizona have appeared again this week. The collaborative effort that the two are still making may not bring the result tha...

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EPT Grand Final Prize Pool Announced

The official count of participants and the prize pool numbers are in from the 2012 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final main event. On day 1a, 271 posted the €10,000 buy-in and day 1b drew in 394 participants. A total of 665 players have created an amazing prize pool of €6,650,000 to be won by 96 players with major attention on the €1,500,000 m...

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Bwin iPhone Poker App

Bwin Poker has launched their very own iPhone poker application. The Bwin poker app loads in offline mode so players have the option to play for free offline or on the internet but real play is where the action is. Graphics for the game are good and have no effect on the performance of your iPhone device. Settling in at a live table couldn't be simpler. Si...

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Update: 30 Co-Sponsors Support Barton Bill

Three new ones join the initiative Another three co-sponsors have decided to support Rep Joe Barton's H.R.2366 Bill on Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011. These are Rep Mark Amodei (R-NV), Rep Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Rep Adam Smith (D-WA), and they have now enlarged the list to 30 co-sponsors of t...

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EPT Reduces Number of Stops in Season 9

From 13 going to 8 stops next year This week, online poker giant PokerStars announced that it will reduce the number of the European Poker Tour stops in season 9 next year, from the current 13 to just 8 stops. Also, it stated that it has entered partnerships with the Estrellas Poker and the UK and Ireland Poker Tours. Furthermore, the announcement states th...

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EPT Super High Roller Goes to Bonomo

Young pro wins Euro 1.64 million Apr. 25 was a largely good day for internet and live tourney poker pro Justin Bonomo (26) who on the very date took down the Pokerstars and Monte Carlo European Poker Tour Super High Roller tourney, where he outplayed some impressive opposition. Thanks to the fact that he invested Euro 200,000 in re-entries, he could see his...

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Another Data Mining Site Drops PokerStars Data

Row with PTR causes Poker Edge to back off After the threats of legal action against data-mining company Poker Table Ratings, which saw the company dropping the stats from the giant operator PokerStars, another similar site, Poker-Edge, seems to have felt threatened by the online poker giant. Namely, it has joined PTR and removed PokerStars from the list of...

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Orinic Withdraws Alderney Licence Application

FTP subsidiary appears to have no more interest in a class 2 AGCC licence Recently submitted application for a Class 2 Alderney Gaming Control Commission licence by Full Tilt Poker subsidiary Orinic Limited indicated that FTP was about to be resurrected by Groupe Bernard Tapie. Suddenly this week everything has changed when Tapie withdrew from the acquisiti...

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Update: Comment Arrives from PokerStars Regarding FTP Acquisition Rumors

Quite a vague response, though Regarding the rumors that Full Tilt Poker will be taken over by Pokerstars, , head of corporate communications for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser issued an official company statement, briefly noting: "We've had a lot of enquiries and there's lots of speculation on the forums, so I wanted to address the PokerStars chatter. "As you...

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PokerStars to Acquire Full Tilt Poker?

Negotiations are in the works for PokerStars to acquire Full Tilt Poker. If this deal is solidified, it has the potential to finally put a stop to the two online poker companies' legal problems with the U.S. Justice Department of Justice (DOJ). The word is that the deal indicates that PokerStars would acquire the assets of Full Tilt Poker; however it is unclea...

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Update: FTP to Be Acquired by PokerStars?

Groupe Bernard Tapie confirms that they're out of the picture All the rumors that the French firm Groupe Bernard Tapie was about to re-launch Full Tilt Poker after almost a year of negotiating were obviously unfounded, as a report came on Apr. 24 that it's actually the Isle of Man-based Pokerstars, who's to acquire FTP. Namely, the latest news claim that th...

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Grospellier Scores a Big Win

A lucrative take-home of Euro 231,000 This past week was a really good one for online and live tournament poker ace Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier who bested the field of 57 players and won his third European Poker Tour High Roller event and claimed the Euro 231,000 main prize at EPT Berlin. Some of the names he outplayed at the tournament were those of Chris...

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CIDC Announces Ambitious Plans

Everest Poker's subsidiary may still need to wait for legalization in Massachusetts In an interview given this week, a legal representative for Everest Poker's US subsidiary Cambridge Interactive Development Corp. spoke about the company's ambitions and the progress in obtaining licensing in the state of Massachusetts. Namely, according to Lawyer Ethan Park...

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Poker Players Getting Opt-In Service From Poker Table Rating

Data-mining company's direction change related to Pokerstars action Data mining company PokerTableRatings' (PTR) recent legal run-in with PokerStars has "forced the company to re-evaluate its place in the market" by prioritising an Opt-In service which has been in development for some time. A statement released by the company in response to PokerStars' Lee...

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Tzvetkoff Spotted in New York!

After almost two years the Brisbane businessman reappears The latest industry news include reports that former payment processor and alleged FBI informant Daniel Tzvetkoff had been spotted strolling about in New York with his family, looking pretty unrestricted, although he did warn the reporters who approached him that "protection" is nearby. "No that's no...

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