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Introducing Face Up Gaming

After four years of development, Face Up Gaming introduced its subscription-based poker website, FaceUpGaming.com, on April 1st of this year.  Players are welcome to join the site for free or they have the option of paying a monthly fee of $24.95 for a Gold...

IseriesLive With a Solid Start.

The Iseries Live kicked off today with a seemingly large amount of success. Prop gamblers and poker fans alike all joined in on the live stream with live hole cards for the ten man sit n go. The winner-take-all event was very excited for those who tuned in to watch...

Poker Nordica Shuts Down

Poker Nordica, a member of the popular Merge Poker Network, has closed its doors. After weeks of unexplained silence, their representatives broke the news just days ago. With this closure, American players have one less option when it comes to choosing an online home....

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...

132 Domain Names Seized in Kentucky

Judge Thomas Wingate ordered the seizure of 132 gambling domain names. But, the order wasn’t just to the registrars, it named the registry as well, Verisign. The problem exists whether or not gambling sites constitute being by definition a gambling device. Quite...

Poker, good or bad?

Sorel Mizzi’s new blog brings up an interesting concept, is poker good or bad? In the first entry of his poker blog, Sorel Mizzi wonders aloud if poker has been a “blessing or a curse” for most successful poker players. He outlines this into two...

Judge delays Black Friday Plea Deal

In a surprise move made by the U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, the prosecution was forced to explain why John Campos of First Sun Trust, a former banking executive who made pre Black Friday money processing possible, was offered such a minor plea deal. The...

RedKings $1000 April 1 Freeroll

Get ready for the $1000 Shuffle Up Freeroll.  It’s just around the corner.  April 1st at 16:00 CET, be at the RedKings Lobby. Look for the Specials Tab. But, don’t think this is an April Fools joke! Registration will open 48 hours before 16:00 CET on April...

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...

Who Is Daniel Tzvetkoff?

Daniel Kim Tzvetkoff seems to be many things to many different people.  He is a son who was born in October, 1983, in Ipswich, Queensland.  He is a genius who started a web design business when he was only 13 years old.  He is an entrepreneur who founded Intabill, an...

Victoria Coren Gets Engaged to David Mitchell

Bachelor poker fans from around the globe must feel quite ambivalent over the most recent news in Victoria Coren’s life. Of course on the surface, the engagement of the lovely and multi-talented Team PokerStars pro is disheartening to all those who dreamed of...

Bwin Unveils Poker for iPads

bwin.party has debuted a new application for the Apple iPad. This software will allow users to play real money online poker from the convenience of their mobile device. Utilizing the unit’s entire 1,024 x 768 screen resolution, this latest app takes full...

All About “All-In: The Poker Movie”

When he saw a replay of Chris Moneymaker’s unlikely run to victory in the 2003 World Series of Poker during a JetBlue flight in 2008, film director Douglas Tirola was inspired.  The story of Chris Moneymaker, a restaurant accountant who perfected his poker...

Sky Poker Slashes Rake This Weekend

Sky Poker, one of England’s biggest online poker providers, is discounting its rake by 50 percent this weekend in all heads-up games with blinds of €1/€2 or higher.  This means that Sky Poker’s normal 5 percent rake will be reduced to 2.5 percent beginning...

Iseries Live is Coming

There is a new tournament series coming to the poker world called the Iseries Live! What separates this tournament from all the rest? A large amount of prop betting as well as live hole card action. Players from around the world will be able to prop bet on various...

Hawaii Poker Bill Dead

The bill that could have brought online poker to the state of Hawaii has been shelved for the time being. The bill named HB2422 failed to even make it to the legislative floor of Hawaii’s state government. This adds Hawaii to the states of Iowa, Mississippi as...

Roadblock for Iowa Poker Bill

Iowa’s proposed intra-state poker legislation is stuck in traffic. After clearing the state’s senate last Tuesday, the bill has failed to make the docket in the House of Representatives. According to iGaming Business, the bill (known as Senate File 2257)...

Can the US Seize Foreign Domains?

The US Government’s seizure of several gaming domains over the last couple of years has elicited a lot of questions about the US’ jurisdiction over the internet. With a designation like the World Wide Web, many might mistake the world of...

Iowa Intra-State Poker Bill Clears Senate

Politicians in Iowa have taken a major step toward legalizing online poker. Earlier this week, the state’s Democrat-controlled senate approved a measure which would legalize an intra-state version of the game, carrying the day with a vote of 29-20. Known in...

Iowa State Senate Passes Internet Poker Bill

Iowa’s senate has passed an Internet poker measure according to a short article on cbsnews. This is pretty exciting news for everyone in the United States as it opens the door for other states to follow suit. Now that the bill has gone though the senate it must...

Haxton Makes it 2-0 against Blom

The rematch between Isaac Haxton and Viktor Blom in the SuperStar Showdown took almost 3 days longer to complete than it was originally scheduled for, but when the 2,500th hand had finally been decided, Isaac Haxton was deemed the victor. The SuperStar Showdown is...

Utah to Prohibit Internet Gambling

The Utah Senate has passed House Bill 108 which prohibits internet gambling on computers and handheld devices. The bill was introduced by Republican Stephen Sandstrom earlier in the year into the House of Representatives, who has been quoted as saying, “We want...

New App Combines Poker with Popular Word Games

Ever sat in the middle of a Scrabble game, being faced by the most worthless set of letters and wish you could just cut your losses and fold? Ever get sick of being outdrawn by fish on the river, wishing you could control your own destiny of who gets the pot with...

Bingo Player

"Bingo Player" a poker player who makes blatantly bad poker plays, and believes in the luck of the cards will determine victory or defeat. It provides a ready-made excuse for the week poker player. They can blame ‘bad luck’ for their ill fortune...

Everleaf Faces Sanctions

The Everleaf Gaming corporation has come under fire from the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta (LGA). The governing group has issued sanctions against the poker operator, in light of certain anomalies in their recent corporate operations. The LGA’s entire...

WPT is Going to Cannes and You Can Too

When I think of Cannes, I think of the infamous Film Festivals that have the media falling all over themselves just to get the best coverage. But, to get there you have to be a celebrity.  Not this time!  That’s right, we’re playing poker there this year....

W.S.O.P.E To Be Held in Cannes, France

The World Series of Poker Europe schedule was released today and it will feature seven events to be held in Cannes, France for the second year in a row. The tournaments will run from September 21st to October 4th and will award seven bracelets to each of the event...

Titan Poker Seeks Lords of the Grind

Since the beginning of the month, Titan Poker has been honoring dedicated players with their Lord of the Grind promotion. This special offer holds sway in both cash games and tournaments, allowing players from both realms to earn sizable sums of cash. The workings of...

NCSL Against Online Gaming Legislation

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has come out in opposition of the federal government’s attempts to license online gaming. The bi-partisan group wrote an open letter to the American legislature, calling for the cessation of all efforts to...

Huge Promotions in March at Ladbrokes Poker

There are tons of promotions to take advantage of over at Ladbrokes Poker. The Ladbrokes Grassroots campaign is Ladbrokes’ way of looking for the next, great Ladbrokes Poker live player. The Endurance Cash Challenge will test any cash player’s online endurance by...

Titan Poker Offers Canadian Exclusives

Titan Poker has put together a pair of promotions open only to residents of Canada. Both of these will run at multiple points throughout the coming months, allowing players in the Great White North access to a sizable amount of extra cash. The first of these events...

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...

Subject: Poker Has Made Their Final Report

When the online poker community became harshly disillusioned by the developments on Black Friday; when they grew frustrated at how seemingly impossible it was to get straight answers; when it seemed that the poker world was morally bereft, one site stood in the face...

More Progress for Iowa Online Poker

Iowa’s proposed poker legislation has taken another step forward, just days after being approved by a small panel of state senators. The bill, known officially as Senate Study Bill 3164, has now been cleared for a vote before the entire State Senate. This was...