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PokerStars gains Spanish Poker License

Starting tomorrow, players from Spain will be able to play real money poker on PokerStars.es.  The process of PokerStars obtaining a Spanish gaming license has been long in the works, yet it almost all fell apart last month.  PokerStars nearly lost this license due to...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

With the 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker in full swing, there has been plenty of action in the online poker world lately.  It seems all of the extra attention on the series has helped bring more players to PokerStars, and there has been a small trickle-down...

PokerStars SCOOP 2012 Event 1 Results

The 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker is underway. SCOOP 2012 kicked off yesterday afternoon with two huge events. With so many players entering each event, the tournaments themselves could not be relegated to just one day of play. After a long grind yesterday,...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend served as the proverbial “calm before the storm” that is the lead up to the 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker. While Party Poker’s 2012 Poker Fest is in full swing, most other sites saw a bit of a drop-off in tournament...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

While the biggest news of the week might be PokerStars potential purchase of FullTilt Poker, there was still plenty of action on the felt, as Sunday tournaments continue to be on the rise. Taking the headlines this weekend was the start of Party Poker’s annual...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend “celebrated” a big day in the history of online poker. Exactly one year removed from online poker’s Black Friday (April 15th, 2011), players from around the world entered big internet events with even bigger guarantees. While the...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

As we approach the one-year anniversary of online poker’s Black Friday, it is worth noting just how strong online tournaments are today. While the US government effectively shut out their citizens from playing online, the rest of the world has certainly picked...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This weekend marked another strong showing for online poker tournaments, as most of the Sunday majors were well-attended events. Between Party Poker, iPoker, and Bwin, it seems the European sites are doing quite well for themselves. While they may never catch up to...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

The Tournament Report is back after a couple week hiatus. Online poker tournaments have continued to thrive in our absence, with prize pools and guarantees being upped across the board. There was also some big new this week as PokerStars announced the schedule for the...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another weekend of major poker tournaments is in the books, and once again, it seems tournament attendance and prize pools are on the rise. This past weekend there were two super-sized events, as Bwin bolstered their Sunday championship from $250k to $500k, and...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another Sunday or major tournaments is in the books, and with it, another weekend of massive prize pools and huge first place payouts.  Tournament attendance was again up across the board, with sites like Party Poker and PokerStars benefiting the most from another...