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Nevada and Delaware Shared Players Pools Imminent

Nevada and Delaware contracted to share player pools last year but this has not yet went into effect. According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, we may see them make a move soon. During an interview with Nevada governor Brian Sandoval, he revealed that player pools could become shared within the next four to six weeks. Technical issues have delayed plans b...

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New Yorker Doing Well in the Poker Tournament Circuit

29-year-old poker pro, Jose Montes of New York, won $352,669 in the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at Choctaw Durant in January where he took down a field of 1,363 and celebrates yet another big win this week. The win came after he bested a field of 761 entrants in the $1,650 buy-in Heartland Poker Tour Golden Gates tournament to take the top spot an...

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Fifth Annual British Poker Awards Hosted at Hippodrome Casino

On the evening of February 23, 2015, the poker industry will honor the best of the best during the Fifth Annual British Poker Awards to be held in London at Hippodrome Casino. The event was organized by Bluff Europe and sponsored by Unibet. EPT champions Liv Boeree and Victoria Coren Mitchell will be among the familiar faces attending the awards. The awa...

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Grand Prix Million Scheduled for May

Party Poker has partnered with Nottingham-based poker room Dusk Til Dawn to introduce a new million dollar poker event with a $120 buy-in. The Grand Prix Million will take place from May 15-25, 2015 in Nottingham, England. With such a low buy-in there will likely be many entrants and to handle this, there will be 9 entry flights allowing players to enter o...

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Another Online Poker Bill Introduced in California

A third online poker bill has been introduced in California by two influential state politicians, State Sen. Isadore Hall and Assemblyman Adam Gray. This bill joins the other bills introduced by House by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (AB9) and Reggie Jones Sawyer (AB167). The Pokerstars, Morongo, San Manuel and Californian Card Rooms coalition issued a public st...

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2015 Paf Poker Challenge to Take Place in May

One of Europe's best tournaments is right around the corner. It has just been announced that the 11th Paf Poker Challenge (PPC) will take place in May, from the 14th to the 17th. Having been taking place annually for the last ten years, the PPC has established quite a reputation among the gaming community. A number of players return to the event each year to enjo...

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Darryll Fish Wins WSOP Palm Beach Kennel Club Main Event

Darryll Fish of Florida defeated a field of 537 in the 2015 World Series of Poker Circuit Palm Beach Kennel Club $1,675 buy-in no-limit hold'em main event. This is Fish's first WSOP curcuit win and he walked away with a share of $173,189 of the $805,500 prize pool. Final Table Payouts: 1 Darryll Fish $173,189 2 Diosdado Icawat $107,075 3 Nancy...

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Manchester United FC and KamaGames Launch Social Poker

As a result of the partnership between Manchester United FC and KamaGames last month, the two have introduced a new social poker product. Manchester United Social Poker will be followed by a series of social casino games such as roulette, blackjack and slots that will be release throughout the year. The unveiling was done at Manchester United's Old Traffor...

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Brian Altman Wins WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

The World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open finale drew in 1,027 participants and a huge prize pool exceeding $3.2 million, which went mainly to winner 26-year-old Brian Altman of Massachusetts. The field dwindled down to a final table comprised of Altman, Mark Dube, Kelly Minkin, Greg Rosen, Sanjay Gehi and Jon Graham. Each member of the final table receive...

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EPT Deauville Winners

Bulgarian poker player, Ognyan Dimov won the EPT11 Deauville, €5,000 NL Hold 'em Main Event after a heads-up against Dany Parlafes. "I hoped and hoped it would happen," Dimov said. "I can't explain. I'm super happy. I can't believe it's really happened. I'm really excited." Dimov won a total of Euro 543,700 and his first European EPT title. Payouts:...

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Erick Lindgren Sued by Rational Group

Last week, Nevada District Court received a lawsuit from Rational FT Enterprises Limited (Rational), represented by Craig Denney of Snell & Wilmer law firm opposed formerly sponsored Full Tilt poker pro Erick Lindgren. Allegedly Lindgren owes the company an amazing amount of $2 million which were falsely deposited to his account in 2011 also with a loan consi...

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Iveriabet Expanding on NYX OGS and NYX Poker

The Georgian market has welcomed a new NYX POKER product with the newly introduced NYX OGS from the NYX Gaming Group who was joined with Iveriabet. Last week, NYX OGS games went public now combined with NYX Poker by Iveriabet, a member of the continental Casino Iveria. The strategic gravity of the deals which grant the company access into a new geographic m...

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Return of DevilFish Poker

Crowdfunding-based platform Funding Tree is conducting fund raising in order to relaunch DevilFish Poker, scheduled for a return in March this year. DevilFish Poker, fronted by Dave 'DevilFish' Ulliott, British professional poker player, was a powerhouse in its day, with revenues as high as GBP 783 355 and gross profit of GBP 525 115 in 2010. The Weather...

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DTD and Party Poker Join Forces in a Marketing Agreement

The two companies announced on Monday a multi-year marketing deal which will include co-branding and introduction of new series of live and online poker tournaments. Under the terms of the agreement, DTD will have a dedicated DTD tab within the Party Poker online lobby. On the other hand DTD's live club will feature on-site Party Poker branding and promote poker...

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NYX Gaming Group's New Poker Deal

Las Vegas-based Nyx Gaming Group, formerly known as Ongame Network, was proud to announce the signing of a new poker deal with White Hat Gaming in addition to their existing cooperation. The two already had a long standing relationship with White Hat Gaming using its OGS online gaming content, now they will add NYX Poker products to the package. David Flynn, E...

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Ilyukhin Takes First Place at 2015 GUKPT

A 63-year-old Russian Victor Ilyukhin has become the first Main Event winner of season 9 of the Grosvenor Casinos' GUKPT, taking home GBP 82,600! He came out victorious after besting a field of 289, which culminated in heads-up play with Alex Spencer, a 21-year-old student, who already accumulated some impressive winnings during his short career. The £1,090 b...

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2015 APPT Aussie Millions Closes

The 2015 APPT Aussie Millions saw Phil Ivey taking the LK Boutique A$250 000 Challenge for the third time besting a field of 24 high profile competitors. Ivey's swept away a massive A$2 250 000 beating Dan Smith, Isaac Haxton, Richard Yong, Scott Seiver and Erik Seidel, which left him heads-up with Mike McDonald. In another event, 2015 APPT Aussie Millions $10...

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Yong's First Live Tourney Victory and Biggest Single Score Yet

Veteran poker pro Richard Yong took first place this week with a major win in the A$100,000 buy-in Aussie Millions Challenge. This high stakes professional player has made millions in live tournaments but never actually finished in first place. And what a 'first' it is!! Yong boosted his bank account with A$1.87 million - his biggest single score yet. The even...

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Poker Player Hacked while Streaming on Twitch

In the past few years, the video streaming platform Twitch saw an increase in popularity. Most people use Twitch to broadcast computer games for everyone to see, such as World of Warcraft and Counter-Strike. No wonder poker players started using the technology to stream their own online play, broadcasting internet poker action live to fans. For one poker player t...

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