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Tension Grows Between Mehaffey and WSOP Nevada

Monday, 01st October 2018

One person has decided to take on the sole online poker provider in Nevada. This person is not just a random player, however, as John Mehaffey is a longtime poker player, journalist, and enthusiast. And the provider is not just any company but, the online arm of the World

Winamax Latest to Succumb to Online Poker DDoS Attacks

Saturday, 29th September 2018

The online poker industry has been plagued with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the past several months. While hacking attempts have happened in past years occasionally, the latest string of attacks has been more concentrated and focused. Licensed and unlicensed sites alike have been targeted with such strength

Online Gaming Supporter Resigns in Massachusetts

Friday, 28th September 2018

Online poker and gaming were never a certainty for Massachusetts, but there have been numerous signs in the past couple years indicating that lawmakers were working toward the legalization of online games. Several members of the state legislature have supported studies and bills, but there was one driving force behind

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PokerStars to Bring Back Two Poker Variations

Friday, 28th September 2018

It might be time to create a spreadsheet to keep up with the new poker variations from PokerStars. Throughout 2018, the online poker operator has been experimenting with a number of new poker games, some rolled out for brief periods of time and others tested but not yet introduced. And

More Troubles for Grey Snow Poker and Monster

Thursday, 27th September 2018

A person seeking a poker site online may come across and see a viable option. Though the site’s home page notes that residents of the United States are not permitted to play for real money at this time, visitors will see an attractive software platform with a deposit bonus,

GVC Investments in PartyPoker Begin Paying Off

Thursday, 27th September 2018

The latest numbers from GVC Holdings, parent company of PartyPoker, were positive. And one of the standout figures from the report summarizing GVC’s results from the first half of 2018 was the growth of PartyPoker. It’s year-on-year numbers were 36% higher than the same period in 2017. PartyPoker has always

PokerStars Gets Hearing to Dismiss Vayo Lawsuit

Tuesday, 25th September 2018

A successful poker player must have confidence. Gordon Vayo has displayed that quality on numerous occasions at the poker tables, whether playing live or online, but none more than in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event. On the biggest stage in poker, playing for one of the largest

Kassouf: Not the Pro that Poker Needs

Monday, 24th September 2018

Sometimes, a poker pro comes along and garners enough of the spotlight to appear interesting. That player may be a new face to many in the poker world and seem to have a likeable-enough personality. William Kassouf became that player in 2016. He popped into the spotlight at the 2016

PartyPoker Enlists Russian Online Poker Pro Trueteller

Sunday, 23rd September 2018

The PartyPoker roster of pros and site ambassadors continues to expand. The latest addition to Team PartyPoker is Timofey Kuznetsov, a Russian online poker pro who is better known in virtual poker circles as “Trueteller.” He continuously plays for high stakes but has a firm grasp on the many levels

PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Online Poker

Saturday, 22nd September 2018

The PokerStars game development team must be filled with creative and forward-thinking employees, as there seems to be new poker game variations coming from the world’s largest online poker company on a monthly basis. And many in the poker world will never know about all of the ideas that don’t