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European Poker Tour Returns To Monte Carlo After 2 Year Hiatus

April 19, 2018

The European Poker Tour (EPT) is back in Monte Carlo with the same exciting format and rich events. The top poker players from all over Europe are expected to fly in to Monaco and take part in this popular poker tournament. Two years after the last EPT was held in Monaco, PokerStars has confirmed that... Read More

PokerStars Signs Muskan Sethi As They Prepare For India Push

April 18, 2018

PokerStars India is now live and the brand is looking to build their Indian poker player database. One of the methods that PokerStars has adopted over the years to penetrating a new market is to sign a top local poker pro and get them to be ambassadors to promote the brand in the new market.... Read More

Shared US Tri-State Online Poker Pool Goes Live Next Month

April 17, 2018

Poker players in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have been eagerly waiting for the proposed shared online player liquidity to go live. There has not been a lot of information as to when this will take place and poker players have been kept in the dark. Poker pros in the three states will be happy... Read More

WSOP Revamps The POY Formula For 2018 After Player Feedback

April 16, 2018

As the World Series of Poker (WSOP) draws near, the WSOP has made a surprise announcement and confirmed that it will be revamping its Player of the Year (POY) points system which poker players around the world have welcomed. Following the controversial POY win for Chris Ferguson last year, the WSOP has decided to scrap... Read More

Bill To Legalize Online Poker In New York Gets Support And Momentum

April 13, 2018

New York has continued to fight hard over the last few years to legalize online poker but it always looked like an uphill task. That could change in 2018 as the Assembly version of the bill is expected to get a lot more support and votes this time around. Assembly Bill 5250 is the bill... Read More

India’s New OTPL To Award Over $1M To The Winning Team

April 12, 2018

India is fast becoming one of the biggest online poker markets in Asia, with a number of poker leagues and brands gaining popularity in the country. Match Indian Poker League (IPL) was one of the most successful brands last year, where winning team Mumbai All-Stars took the title and more than $220,000 (RS150,000 lakh) after... Read More

Scotty Nguyen Joins The Crypto Bandwagon, Joins Cryptonia Poker

April 11, 2018

The Prince of Poker, Scotty Nguyen is in the news once again as Nguyen has decided to use his reputation to boost a new cryptocurrency poker friendly website gain momentum in the industry. Nguyen recently announced that he has signed up as an ambassador of new cryptocurrency poker room Cryptonia Poker. Cryptonia Poker promises to... Read More

Top Contenders To Look Out For At The PokerStars 2018 SCOOP

April 9, 2018

PokerStars has confirmed that it will have a $65 million prize pool guaranteed for the 2018 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). This will be one of the richest online poker tournaments in 2018 and online poker pros from all over the world will look to participate and take a chunk out of the guaranteed... Read More

Online Poker Pros Partner With REG In $300k Challenge To Benefit 7 Charities

April 6, 2018

The poker industry has made it a habit to give back to local charities, raise money and support a good cause. Now five online poker pros are teaming up with fund-raising charity organization Raising for Effective Giving (REG) to raise money for seven high-impact charities. Online poker players whose online handles are Chappolini, FMyLife, ValueH,... Read More

PPA Fails To Raise Support or Funds From Poker Players In America

April 4, 2018

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has failed to raise the $25,000 quota that it sought to stay open in the midst of financial difficulties. Many gaming analysts believe this marks the death of the poker advocacy organization. In February, after Executive Director John Pappas resigned, the PPA posted on its website a message directly asking... Read More

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