World College Poker Championship Brings Poker To College Level

World College Poker Championship

The World College Poker Championship will be a tournament for collegiate poker players. The tournament is set to begin on July 24, and registration is currently open. The tournament is free to enter for eligible college students. LAS VEGAS – The World College Poker Championship is set to bring PokerStars opportunities to collegiate poker players. … Read more

Flutter Electing To Leave Out Fox Bet From Possible IPO

Flutter Leaves Out Fox Bet

Gaming giant Flutter is looking to list FanDuel on the NYSE through an IPO, but is excluding the FoxBet brand from the potential listing. Flutter is the primary owner of the FanDuel brand but is looking to separate the FoxBet skin due to poor performance. NEW YORK – The world of sports gaming is backed … Read more

New Online Poker Rooms In PA Launch With BetMGM, Borgata

BetMGM & Borgata Launch Online Poker Rooms In Pennsylvania

BetMGM and Borgata will be the second online poker rooms in Pennsylvania. PokerStars was the only online poker room in Pennsylvania. PHILADELPHIA—Pennsylvania poker players were given a step up in the online poker world as BetMGM and Borgata have launched their online poker rooms to Pennsylvania players. Prior to BetMGM and Borgata launching their platforms, … Read more

Neymar Named Cultural Ambassador of PokerStars

Neymar Named Cultural Ambassador of PokerStars

Brazilian international soccer star Neymar has signed with PokerStars as a cultural ambassador. Their first collaboration is a series of playlists for various types of poker games. More collaborations are still to come, according to Neymar’s statement. LAS VEGAS – Soccer star Neymar has been named a cultural ambassador of online poker website PokerStars. Neymar … Read more

Parent Company of GGPoker Receives Approval in Pennsylvania

GGPoker Receives Approval in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved two licenses at their monthly meeting. The NSUS Group, which is the parent company of GGPoker, received approval for an interactive gaming manufacturer license that could bring another online poker site to Pennsylvania. The World Series Of Poker/888Holdings and Party Poker have partnerships in place to launch poker sites … Read more

PokerStars Becomes First Online Poker Site In Michigan

Michigan launches PokerStars

Michigan launched PokerStars in its online gambling market, making it the first online poker operation in the state. Michigan recently launched online gambling and sports betting. Fox Bet and Stars Casino has also launched in the state. LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan online gambling market has recently launched, and now online casino operations are becoming … Read more

Daniel Negreanu Opts-In, Will Compete Polk Despite $770K Hole

Daniel Negreanu vs Doug Polk

Daniel Negreanu has announced he will finish his match vs. Doug Polk. Negreanu was down $770,000 at one point. While Negreanu began on top, Doug Polk has ran a tear through the previous rounds of their head to head poker matchup. LAS VEGAS – The grudge match between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk will continue … Read more

WSOP’s Pennsylvania Launch Delayed Until 2021

WSOP’s Pennsylvania Launch Delayed

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) platform will see a delayed launch in the Pennsylvania market that will likely take place in early 2021. Originally, WSOP was set to open in the Keystone State in 2020 but they need a separate Pennsylvania server per state law in order for them to officially roll out to … Read more

New Jersey Gaming Revenue For September: Sportsbooks Vs. Casinos

New Jersey Gaming Revenue

Online casinos in New Jersey and online sportsbooks both set records for the month of September according to reports released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. Sportsbooks brought in $748.6 million in handle, with over 90% of that coming from mobile platforms. Retail and online casinos and sportsbooks in the state took in … Read more

Isai Scheinberg, Founder Of PokerStars Avoids Prison Time

Isai Scheinberg

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg was sentenced to pay a $300,000 fine rather than receive prison time for breaking the laws of the UIGEA from charges brought against him in 2011. The ten other people indicted for the Black Friday 2011 UIGEA crimes pled guilty and were all sentenced for their individual cases. NEW YORK – … Read more