Smaller Poker Sites Attract Customers with Cryptocurrencies

Thursday, 26th July 2018

Cryptocurrency is nothing new. In fact, Bitcoin is almost ten years old, having been first released in 2009. And according to most accounts, there have been more than 4,000 other forms of digital currencies or altcoins developed. The first online poker site to truly embrace cryptocurrency was Seals With Clubs,

WSOP Female Participation Lowest in Six Years

Wednesday, 25th July 2018

The World Series of Poker released their final statistics for the 2018 summer series in Las Vegas this week. There were some ups (second largest Main Event in history and most prize money awarded) and downs (entries down on average per event). Several important milestones were recorded in 2018, such

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WSOP Reveals Final 2018 Series Numbers

Tuesday, 24th July 2018

After each summer, World Series of Poker executives compile numbers, look at statistics, and offers the highlights of that year’s WSOP. It is a matter of good public relations. The title of the memo about the 2018 was similar in nature to that of past years: 2018 WSOP Bigger Than

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PokerStars to Experiment with More New Poker Variations

Monday, 23rd July 2018

For years, PokerStars has been experimenting with new game formats, new versions of traditional poker games that pique the interest of its players. Presumably, they’re looking for one that garners positive responses from both their recreational and professional players, the right mix of players who will repeatedly log in to

Global Glance: Google Okays Italian Ban, Poland Expands Gambling Blacklist

Sunday, 22nd July 2018

The weekly Global Glance looks at the online poker scene around the world. What happens with online poker and gambling beyond America’s borders can and often does impact the state of online poker in the United States. As usual, there is good news and bad news for online poker and

PartyPoker Adds Geilich to Pro Roster

Friday, 20th July 2018

The PartyPoker roster of sponsored pros and ambassadors grew again last week. The addition of Ludovic Geilich of Scotland puts the total number of players on Team PartyPoker at 32. The number itself is not significant, but it is notable that PokerStars – the largest online poker site in the

Florida Gambling Changes Could Include More Poker

Friday, 20th July 2018

Live poker is already prevalent in Florida. The Seminole Tribe of Florida has a compact with the state, and several of its casinos offer sizeable poker rooms that have become hubs for cash game and tournament players over the past decade. Many racetracks in the state also offer poker rooms,

Moorman Surpasses $15M in Online Poker Cashes

Wednesday, 18th July 2018

Chris Moorman hits poker milestones so often that it often seems redundant to see articles about yet another one of them. While the British poker pro has accomplished much in the live poker realm, his online successes are often the ones that break records and show his poker prowess. The

Justin Bonomo Wins Big One for One Drop – Now #1 on Poker’s All-Time Money List

Wednesday, 18th July 2018

Just six players returned to play for $10 million and the final bracelet of the 2018 World Series of Poker. The final day of the Big One for One Drop kicked off Tuesday evening with Justin Bonomo looking to dethrone Daniel Negreanu from atop Poker’s All-Time Money List. Below are

Pennsylvania Online Gaming Garners Initial Applicants

Wednesday, 18th July 2018

It wasn’t looking good for Pennsylvania. The initial licensing application window for online gaming operators opened in mid-April, and there was no activity. One month passed, and then another, and it was unclear if any of the dozen-plus casinos in Pennsylvania would apply for the bargain-priced $10 million licenses that