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PokerStars Preps Bounty Builder and Sunday Million Special

Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Poker players love a good tournament series, especially when its online and offers millions of dollars in guarantees. PokerStars just wrapped up its Winter Series on January 11 but is already preparing for its next one, the Bounty Builder Series, for the first half of February. Is that all for

Greg Raymer Wins First Stop of HPT in 2020

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020

When the new year began, the Heartland Poker Tour was preparing to kick off its 16th season of live poker tournaments. And it did so at the Ameristar East Chicago, which is actually in Indiana and has become a regular stop for the HPT and its players. Not only was

Global Poker Awards

GPI Opens Fan Voting for 2020 Awards Semifinalists

Tuesday, 21st January 2020

The process of narrowing the finalists for the Second Annual Global Poker Awards is moving forward at a solid pace. With the awards ceremony set for March 6, 2020, everything seems to be on pace. Before the ceremony takes place at the PokerGO Studio at ARIA in Las Vegas, however,

US Department of Justice

Wire Act Case Awaits New Hampshire Lottery Brief in Feb

Tuesday, 21st January 2020

In the American judicial system, a case working its way through the system – especially in the case of appeals – can take years. That seems to be true of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and NeoPollard case against the US Department of Justice and US Attorney General William Barr.

888 Poker

888poker Prepares for Live and Online Series in 2020

Monday, 20th January 2020

Several announcements in the past several weeks indicate that 888poker is prepared to bring live and online events to its players in 2020. One point of importance before getting into the tours is that 888poker will, again, sponsor the 2020 World Series of Poker. Of course, this means that 888poker

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Pennsylvania Online Poker Solid in December

Sunday, 19th January 2020

The first month of online poker in the new Pennsylvania state-regulated internet gaming market was November, but it was not a full month. PokerStars – the only site to launch online poker in the state thus far – went fully live on November 6. That means the December revenue numbers

Delaware online poker and igaming

Delaware Ends 2019 with Online Poker and Casino Games Up

Friday, 17th January 2020

The Delaware Lottery runs the small internet gaming market in Delaware. Online poker is separated from online table games and video lottery games, and all three are combined for monthly and yearly proceeds from online gaming. Since all games are run by the lottery, there is no real competition in

World Series of Poker

WSOP Announces Dates for Low Buy-In Summer Events

Thursday, 16th January 2020

It seems that World Series of Poker executives are working more quickly in the new year. Less than one week after the last update for the 2020 WSOP summer schedule, they released another one. The last update offered dates and details for the championship tournaments, ones with $10,000 – and

New Jersey internet gaming

New Jersey Closes 2019 Internet Gaming on High Note

Thursday, 16th January 2020

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement reported the final gambling revenue numbers for 2019 this week, and the yearly numbers were all positive. Commercial casino gaming was up 7% for the year, while internet gaming was up 61.6%. And with 2019 the first year with sports betting revenue, it


WPT Gardens Final Table Set to Kick Off 2020

Wednesday, 15th January 2020

It didn’t take long for the World Poker Tour to get back into the swing of Season XVIII in the new year. For the WPT, the season actually started in the middle of last year and runs through May or June, so they are really just picking up where they