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GGNetwork (GGN), one of the industry’s fastest-growing online poker networks, has confirmed  that Short Deck Poker will likely make its debut on the network…
GG Network Will “Probably” Launch Short Deck Poker in 2019

The stripped deck version of Texas Hold’em continues to surge in popularity as GGNetwork is set to add this action-packed variant to its game offering.


The 50th Anniversary edition of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will take place this summer and 888poker—a WSOP Main Event Sponsor—has revealed…
888poker Will Be Headed to Vegas with Its 2019 Squad

Top poker pros heading up the squad include Kara Scott, Chris Moorman and Sofia Lovgren who will all be in attendance.


PokerStars SCOOP is off to a strong start, with $6.5 million paid out on the opening day alone. Partypoker's KO Series has seen some big overlays, with each three opening Championship failing to cover.
First Week Spring Series Performance: PokerStars, partypoker and GG Network

How SCOOP, KO Series and Good Games Series stack up after their first few days.


Traditionally the busiest month for online poker tournaments, 2019 is no exception, with several operators lining up their flagship online tournament series to run over the next few weeks.
Spring Tournament Series, Wave Two: Breaking Down Every Major MTT Series Running This Month

How over $115 million in prize money is being paid out this May across some of the world’s largest online poker rooms.


As the calendar moves towards June 14, the imminent threat to online poker in the US is prompting those with a vested interest to take action while others…
Online Poker and the Wire Act: New Jersey Demands Answers, Industry Stakeholders Weigh Options

New Jersey sues the DOJ to determine if the OLC opinion was improperly influenced by Sheldon Adelson while igaming advocates search for a way around the reinterpretation of the Wire Act.


The law suit contends that the DOJ has failed to produce records related to the origin of its recently revised opinion that the Wire Act applies to internet gambling beyond sports betting.
New Jersey Sues DOJ Over Potential Adelson Link to Wire Act Reinterpretation

While igaming stakeholders pursue relief in the courts, WSOP announces New Jersey players are eligible to play online bracelet events prior to the June 14 enforcement deadline.


The online poker industry continues to focus on reaching new potential customers through Twitch with the two top online poker giants PokerStars and partypoker…
PokerStars and partypoker Continue to Emphasize the Importance of Twitch

The competition between the two online poker giants intensifies as both look to expand their reach via the popular live-streaming platform with new signings.


PokerStars launched 6+ in India, following its deployment in the dot-com market and Italy earlier this year.
Short Deck Proliferates Online: Aconcagua, Chico and PokerStars India Roll Out Stripped Version of Hold’em

Variant continues to gain popularity as Connective Games customers add the format and PokerStars brings it to another segregated market.


XL Inferno is set to return in May for eleven days, with a guaranteed prize pool of $1.4 million over 34 tournaments.
888 Schedules Half-Sized XL Inferno for May

Coming on the heels of the recently concluded XL Blizzard, the next XL Championship Series guarantees $1.4 million—less than half the 2018 edition.


The online gaming market in the state of Pennsylvania is scheduled to go live during the week of July 15, according to an April 16 letter from the Pennsylvania…
Pennsylvania Targets Mid-July for Launch of Online Poker and Casino Games

Online sports betting could be live in the coming weeks.


The longest-running and richest tournament series returns to the Rio All-suite Hotel & Casino in the poker capital of the world, Las Vegas. Now in its 50th…
WSOP 2019: What You Need to Know

The longest-running and richest tournament series returns to the Rio All-suite Hotel & Casino in the poker capital of…


Argentina’s biggest province of Buenos Aires has signed a regulatory decree that paves the way for legalized online gambling services.
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Province Legalizes Online Gambling

South American country’s biggest province legalizes and regulates online gambling.


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