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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Pennsylvania Shows Record iGaming Revenue in March

Saturday, 18th April 2020

There was no doubt that the March gambling revenue numbers would be all over the place. And they are. Pennsylvania casinos began closing earlier than most in the United States. Some decided on their own to close when it became clear that public gatherings could be dangerous and places along

WSOP Circuit ring

WSOP Super Circuit Series Returns but with GGPoker

Friday, 17th April 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down casinos and all live poker options, the World Series of Poker Circuit was not exempt. The WSOP Circuit cancelled events across the United States and around the world per government and travel restrictions pertaining to COVID-19. As the WSOP knew that people wanted to

Ignition Poker

Million Dollar Weekend Kicks Off on Ignition April 17

Thursday, 16th April 2020

Poker players in America who don’t live in Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, or Pennsylvania have no state-regulated sites on which to play. Thus, during the coronavirus shutdown of casinos and card rooms across America, they’ve logged on to their favorite sites. Ignition is one of them. Ignition Poker has been

New Jersey internet gaming

NJ Online Poker Sets New High Mark in March

Thursday, 16th April 2020

Month after month – for years now – the New Jersey internet gaming market has been telling the same story. The online casino games sector continues to grow (especially year-over-year) and set records, while online poker steadily declines. The overall online gaming numbers have consistently helped the overall New Jersey

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PokerStars Announces Upcoming MicroMillions and SCOOP

Thursday, 16th April 2020

The flurry of online poker tournaments continues. As players remain quarantined in many parts of the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, they’re taking to online poker in record numbers. And PokerStars is ready for it. Already this month, PokerStars took its live Brazilian Series of Poker and transformed it

Delaware online poker and igaming

Delaware Sees Significant Online Poker Growth

Wednesday, 15th April 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic closed casinos and card rooms around America, many in the gambling industry assumed that online numbers would increase. They looked to New Jersey, Nevada, and Pennsylvania for bigger numbers. The smaller-than-most Delaware iGaming market via the Delaware Lottery was the first to release official revenue numbers

Americas Cardroom ACR

ACR Raises Millions for Feeding America COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, 14th April 2020

This past Saturday took people from all walks of life to Twitch. Most of them were poker fans but all were there to watch two huge tournaments livestreamed to benefit charities responding to the COVID-19 crisis in the United States. One tournament was a 32-player heads-up No Limit Hold’em event,

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PartyPoker Upgrades Highlighted by Kevin Hart

Tuesday, 14th April 2020

It seems that PartyPoker is consistently upgrading its software, making changes according to player requests and feedback. Back in February, there were numerous upgrades to detail, including more bot bans and a new queuing ban, mobile fastforward options, and a Run It Twice option. With its ambassadors interacting with the

PokerStars Takes BSOP and Lex Live Online

Sunday, 12th April 2020

As one poker tournament after another has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, poker tournament operators tried to take their series online. Obviously, PokerStars has an easier time in doing so that most others…but there were a lot of factors to weigh and quite a few series to adjust.

Poker Charity Events Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief

Saturday, 11th April 2020

The poker community has stepped up to help its own when the coronavirus pandemic began to spread across America. Throughout March, casinos and card rooms began closing around Europe, the United States, then Canada and Australia. Everyone from poker players to dealers and other members of the community found themselves