Poker Industry News
The WPT Online Borgata Poker Open (19-21 September) will headline the PartyPoker U.S. Network Online Series in New Jersey in September,
Poker Industry News caught up with Teresa Nouisianen, Thomas Lamatsch, Toby Stone and Alex Henry, aka some of Europe’s best known live operators and tournament directors; to find out more about their thoughts and approach to restarting live poker events.
New WSOP COVID rules mean that exposure to infected players / dealers OR being infected with COVID equals disqualification.
PokerStars has revealed the complete 102 event schedule for the 20th edition of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) – the largest to date – running August 22 to September 15, 2021.
Jonathan Raab breaks down the much anticipated return of Live Poker events in Europe after a 18 month hiatus.
LA's Commerce Casino has announced its "Commerce Hold'em Series" which runs from 3rd to 19th September. Notably this year's poker series doesn't offer guarantees on any events.
The World Series of Poker is now available online to players in Pennsylvania, following approval for WSOP.com to go live from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
The first major international poker festival of 2021 has been announced with the release of the 2021 World Series Of Poker Europe (WSOPE) schedule.
After a one-year break caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is back in ‘Vegas, and poker players can look forward to competing for life-changing sums and winning WSOP bracelets later this year.
Las Vegas is open for live-poker once again, and the Venetian cardroom has been hosting its DeepStack Championship Poker Series which runs until 1st August and offers more than $15M in guaranteed tournament prize-pools.
The WSOP will be back at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from Thursday September 30th until Tuesday, November 23rd 2021
The ARIA High Roller Series is ready to resume – shuffling up the cards for high-stakes live poker events between 31st of March and 3rd April 2021.
Vegas hospitality workers (which includes casino workers and poker dealers) in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada could be up for vaccination in the next fortnight – a critical move to help reignite the Las-Vegas economy
Las Vegas Sands announced the sale of the Venetian Resort Las Vegas - home of the "Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza" tournaments
Players in the UK will be able to deposit a maximum of $1300 / month unless they submit documentation which shows that higher deposit limits are affordable.
In June 2021 on Twitch.tv, poker lovers consumed 4,350,567 hours of poker content, with a peak of 239 broadcasters streaming poker. The streamer with most peak viewers in June was TheRealKnossi , just outdoing popular Canadian poker streamer Jaime Staples
Judge Thomas Wingate of Kentucky’s Franklin Circuit has ruled that the state may collect $100 million in bonds which were posted through insurance companies prior to the December ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court that PokerStars was “an illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate”
Despite having less streamers (-19.9%) in March, The Twitch.tv poker directory was up almost 17% in terms of hours viewed compared to last month.
The BetMGM Online Poker App is now available for download in Michigan on both iOS and Android and is also accessible via desktop.
BetMGM Online Poker App Released in the Google Play Store in New Jersey
GGPoker – the largest operator on the Good Game Poker Network has announced a new tournament series dubbed the ‘Omaholics Series’, as well as a number of partnerships with poker influencers. GGPoker’s Omaholics Series of No Limit Post-Flop Omaha tournaments guarantees $7,000,000 in prize-pools, starts March 14th and runs until Sunday March 28th, finishing off […]