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Partypoker Signs Fedor Holz as it Attracts the Railbirds with New High Stakes Action

New signing follows debut of invite-only “Trickett’s Room,” a new online high stakes cash game which attracted some of the game’s top players.


The regulated New Jersey online poker market now has its sixth online poker room with the launch of PalaPoker on Tuesday.
PalaPoker Launches in New Jersey

New online poker room goes live in limited beta test as company eyes growth in new US states.


Last week at the first PokerStars Championship event in the Bahamas, pokerfuse got the opportunity to sit down with PokerStars Pro Barry Greenstein who spoke…
Storytelling with Barry Greenstein

In some stories you may have never heard, Greenstein touches on the UltimateBet scandal, his stepson Joe Sebok, why PokerStars should be considered a “good actor” in the US and much more.


In a year which had more ups and downs than a RotoTracker graph, it is no wonder that most people are happy to see the back of 2016. But before we look to 2017…
Top Poker News You May Have Missed Over the Holidays

Here is a round up of top stories that you may have missed over the holidays.


European Regulators issued a joint statement this week reaffirming their priority of reaching an agreement to combine their online poker liquidity pools.
Poker Insight

Shared Euro liquidity, PokerStars’ launch in Portugal, Unibet’s new client and more.


The decision Ivey had been waiting months for is in and it is not what he wanted to hear.
Phil Ivey Loses UK Court Appeal Over £7.7m Winnings

Ivey: “This decision makes no sense to me.”


The $102,000 No-Limit Hold’em 8-Max, Super High-Roller tournament is part of the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), PokerStars’ flagship online poker tournament series.
Jason Mercier to Live Stream $102,000 Buy-in Online Poker Tournament

Popular poker live streamer Jason Somerville to provide commentary and interact with fans.


3,252 players filled the halls of the Rio yesterday as Day 2C of the Main Event got underway. After bouncing around the top five stacks of the afternoon,...
WSOP 2016: Gustavo Lopes From Brazil Leads Day 2C, While Famous Faces Bust Out

Lopes managed to hold onto the lead against Raffaele Castro from Italy who finished the day in second place, whereas pros such as Fedor Holz, Daniel Negreanu and Phil Ivey all busted out.


The marketing landscape for online poker over the quiet summer period has taken shape with most operators actively engaged in seasonal promotions.
Marketing Insight

Mystery around the MicroMillions, 888’s odd Pennsylvania promotion and more.


US poker pro Phil Ivey was back in court in the UK last week as he appealed the 2014 ruling that he was cheating while playing Punto Banco (a form of Baccarat)...
Decision on Ivey’s £7.8 Million Appeal Could Take Months

US poker pro Phil Ivey was back in court in the UK last week as he appealed the 2014 ruling that he was cheating while…


Online poker bill in New York advances. California passes DFS act, angering online poker proponents.
US Insight

California, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey and more.


The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a ruling in Illinois that Amaya was not liable to reimburse gamblers for their losses under the Illinois Loss Recovery Act.
US Insight

Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and more.


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