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PartyPoker U.S Series  - New Jersey To Host WPT Online Borgata Poker Open

PartyPoker U.S Series - New Jersey To Host WPT Online Borgata Poker Open

The WPT Online Borgata Poker Open (19-21 September) will headline the PartyPoker U.S. Network Online Series in New Jersey in September,

Back to the Future Part 2: Issues and Challenges of Restarting Live Poker

Back to the Future Part 2: Issues and Challenges of Restarting Live Poker

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.

WSOP 2021 COVID Rules Cause Consternation

WSOP 2021 COVID Rules Cause Consternation

New WSOP COVID rules mean that exposure to infected players / dealers OR being infected with COVID equals disqualification.

PokerStars Releases 2021 WCOOP Schedule

PokerStars Releases 2021 WCOOP Schedule

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.

Back to the Future Part 1: Live Poker Events Restart

Back to the Future Part 1: Live Poker Events Restart

Jonathan Raab breaks down the much anticipated return of Live Poker events in Europe after a 18 month hiatus.

Commerce Casino Announces Commerce Hold'em Series With No Tournament Guarantees

Commerce Casino Announces Commerce Hold'em Series With No Tournament Guarantees

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.

WSOP.com Launches Legal Online Poker in Pennsylvania

WSOP.com Launches Legal Online Poker in Pennsylvania

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

Live Poker News

2021 World Series Of Poker Europe Schedule Released

2021 World Series Of Poker Europe Schedule Released

The first major international poker festival of 2021 has been announced with the release of the 2021 World Series Of Poker Europe (WSOPE) schedule.

World Series of Poker 2021 Schedule Released

World Series of Poker 2021 Schedule Released

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.

Venetian DeepStack Championship Winners Update

Venetian DeepStack Championship Winners Update

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.

World Series Of Poker 2021 Las Vegas Dates Confirmed

World Series Of Poker 2021 Las Vegas Dates Confirmed

The WSOP will be back at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from Thursday September 30th until Tuesday, November 23rd 2021

ARIA High Roller Series Returns to Las Vegas With 4 Tournaments at Aria Resort

ARIA High Roller Series Returns to Las Vegas With 4 Tournaments at Aria Resort

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.

Las Vegas Poker Dealers Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Next Two Weeks

Las Vegas Poker Dealers Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Next Two Weeks

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 Sells Venetian Resort & Sands Expo and Convention Center

Las Vegas Sands Sells Venetian Resort & Sands Expo and Convention Center

Las Vegas Sands announced the sale of the Venetian Resort Las Vegas - home of the "Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza" tournaments

Online Poker News

GGPoker Enforces Daily / Monthly Player Deposit Limits & Affordability Checks

GGPoker Enforces Daily / Monthly Player Deposit Limits & Affordability Checks

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.

Twitch Poker Report - June 2021

Twitch Poker Report - June 2021

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

"Illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate" PokerStars To Pay $100M Fine - Part of $1.3B Penalty

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”

Twitch Poker Streaming Report: Consumption Up 16.8% since February 2021

Twitch Poker Streaming Report: Consumption Up 16.8% since February 2021

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.

BetMGM Poker Goes Live in Michigan - available for download on iOS, Android, Desktop

BetMGM Poker Goes Live in Michigan - available for download on iOS, Android, Desktop

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

BetMGM Online Poker App Released in the Google Play Store in New Jersey

BetMGM Online Poker App Released in the Google Play Store in New Jersey

GGPoker Launches $7M GTD Omaholics Series and 'OmahaSquad' Team

GGPoker Launches $7M GTD Omaholics Series and 'OmahaSquad'  Team

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 […]