Daily Poker News Review: Tuessday, July 22, 2014 Daily Poker News Review: Tuessday, July 22, 2014

Main Headlines

Delaware Online Poker Revenues Plummet 55% in June

Revenues reach their lowest point since launch.

  • Delaware Park retained its 62% market share of online poker revenues in the state, while Dover Downs lost 2 share points to 30%.
  • The amount wagered at online table games in Delaware for the month of June fell for the first time in four months.

PokerStars, Full Tilt and Online Poker Players Donate More Than Half a Million Dollars to Philippine Typhoon Victims

Six month PokerStars Blog status update provides details on how donations were allocated.

Amaya Casino Games Launch on Full Tilt Client

Amaya slots to join blackjack, roulette and content from Leander Games and NetEnt.

  • Casino deal with Amaya follows similar deals with Leander Games and NetEnt.
  • Blackjack and roulette are also built into the client.
  • The games are currently available in select jurisdictions, but Full Tilt has consistently stated that it will continue adding more online casino games to its clients.

Picks from F5 Poker:

Poker Night In America – More “Poker Action” In Episode 2

Commercial free. Can’t watch on CBS Sports Network? Watch Episode 2 right here.

Daniel Negreanu Want To Teach You A Thing Or Two, Stud

Get some non Hold’em tips from Kid Poker. Just playing the odds here, we’re going to guess that you – in general – are a No Limit Hold’em player.

Mike “Timex” McDonald’s EPT IPO

The public is picking up pieces of Timex’s $50K SHR action. It no secret that we are big fans of Mike “Timex” McDonald.

Caesars Atlantic City Robbed At Gunpoint For $180K

Manhunt is on for “smash and grab” robbers. A daring early morning robbery took place at Caesars Atlantic City yesterday as two masked thieves stole a pair of plastic cash boxes which, according to reports, contained more than $180,000.

Borgata Poker Room Guarantees over $6.5M During Borgata Poker Open

Borgata mixes it up this September with a variety of tournaments. East Coast grinders (and beyond) have something big to look forward to.

Joe Hachem – The Makings Of A World Champion

Blood disorder hands Hachem a new career. You probably know all you need to know about 2005 World Series of Poker champion Joe Hachem, but just in case you didn’t, Calvin Ayre put together this little artsy montage of his life and poker career accomplishments.

Exclusive Articles on pokerfuse PRO:

PokerStars’ Billionaire Club: Play Money VIP Benefits

Free entry to the “Sunday Billion” plus bespoke customer service is on offer to the richest play money players. The increased marketing effort that PokerStars is putting into its play chip poker room has included the creation of a VIP rewards package called the “Billionaire Club.”

Betsson Poker Profits Fall after Terminating Unprofitable Players

A boom in World Cup sports betting—but online poker profits drop 16%. Swedish company Betsson has reported overall revenues up by over 30% in its second quarter, but online poker revenues have fallen.

PKR Recovers from a Weak Spring

27% growth in cash game traffic over the month reverses a position that looked to be in decline. PKR spent the Spring underperforming the global market, but the arrival of Summer has seen its fortunes reverse and growth return to its cash game traffic.

Software Snapshots

A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry. Partypoker Unveils Swipe-Friendly Fast-Fold Mobile App

Poker Podcasts and Training Vids:

Podcast: The Bernard Lee Poker Show 07-22-14 with Guests Jonathan Dimmig & Maria Ho Bernard Lee Poker Show

Two great stories from this years WSOP are Jonathan Dimming taking down the Millionaire Maker Event and Maria Ho once again being the last woman standing at the Main Event. They both chat with Bernard this week.

Training Video: Loxxii Hand History Review by CCuster911 Tournament Poker Edge

In this series, Cody Custer reviews the hand history of TPE favorite Carlos “loxxii” Welch. Carlos joins him for the review. This is a 5 part series.

Training Video: Ghost: Live Poker Hands – WSOP 2014 Deuces Cracked

Join WiltOnTilt as he reviews some hands from his deep runs at this summer’s World Series of Poker!