Poker News

Party Poker Revamps Pot Limit Omaha Power Series Schedule

The popularity of Pot Limit Omaha continues to grow, prompting Party Poker to roll out a new Power Series schedule that’s heavy on PLO action.

PokerStars Spin & Go Jackpots Hit for More than $200K

The new year started out on a high note for several players at PokerStars who managed to collect some big bucks at the Spin & Go jackpot tables.

Americas Cardroom CEO Cashes in Multiple Live Cage Matches

The CEO of the USA-friendly Winning Poker Network (WPN), Phil Nagy, has shown some solid poker skills cashing in 4 out of 5 Live Cage events in 2018.

DoJ Might Reverse Wire Act to Include All Forms of Gambling

US online poker and gambling may be in jeopardy if there is any truth to recent rumors indicating that the DoJ might reverse its 2011 opinion on the Wire Act.

888 Poker Releases Pick’em8 – a Fast-Paced Variant

888 Poker has joined the mix of poker sites that have developed and created their own games with the recent rollout of the fun and fast-paced “Pick’em8.”

Party Poker Christmas Freeze Series Features $10 Million GTD

Party Poker released details of a new MTT series set for the Christmas holiday season that will pay out more than $10 million in guaranteed prize money.

PokerStars Releases $40 Million Winter Series Schedule

PokerStars has released the schedule for its $40 million guaranteed Winter Series running between Sunday 23rd December and Monday 7th January.

BetOnline Giving Away $25K in 25 Days of Poker Xmas Promo

The Christmas season is upon us and BetOnline Poker is in a festive spirit with a 25 Days of Poker promo that leads up to a big $10,000 freeroll on Dec. 25.

BetOnline $1.2 Million Bad Beat Jackpot Revealed

A $1.2 million Bad Beat Jackpot was hit at BetOnline Poker earlier this month, resulting in a $218K payday for the “losing” player who got beat with quad 10s.

Aria to Host Six Plus Hold’em Tournaments at Low Stakes

Low stakes poker players in Las Vegas will now be able to play Six Plus Hold’em tournaments at the Aria Resort & Casino in December.

Ignition Poker to Host $250,000 GTD Thanksgiving Tournament

The season of giving thanks is almost upon us and Ignition Poker is celebrating the holiday by hosting a massive $250,000 guaranteed tournament.

Zynga and PokerStars See Drops in Q3 Poker Revenue

The world’s two most popular poker sites, PokerStars and Zynga Poker, both suffered decreases in poker revenue during the third quarter of 2018.

What’s Next for Gambling Legislation in the US?

The mid-term elections had a minimal impact on gambling legislation in the US, but there is plenty of behind-the-scenes activity taking place to be aware of.

PokerStars Fusion Combines Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha

A new brand of poker has been rolled out by PokerStars that blends Texas Hold’em with Omaha, a hybrid that the game’s innovators call “Fusion Poker.”

Absolute Poker to Finally Honor Outstanding Payments

Absolute Poker is one step closer to honor its outstanding debts to people affected in the 2007 scandal, GCG has revealed.

Ignition Releases Update to Casino and Poker Platforms

Ignition rolled out some changes to its poker and casino offerings, adding live dealers and leaderboards in the casino and mobile-friendly MTTs for poker.