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Monte Carlo Resort to Close Poker Room in April

​It will soon be the end of an area for the Monte Carlo resort in Las Vegas after the hotel’s owners confirmed that it will be shutting down its poker room.

The Bank of Timex Is Back

Mike McDonald has relaunched the Bank of Timex as Poker Shares. The new site is in public Beta at the moment and the only currency available is Euros.

PokerStars Set to Launch Millionaires Island

PokerStars has made more than a dozen millionaires through its popular Spin & Go jackpot poker game and will now give online slots players a chance to become millionaires as well.

Asia - The Future of Poker!

The Asian poker market seems set to fulfil its promise as the rising sun of modern-day poker, with even the struggling Macau finally showing an increase in activity and profitability!

PokerTube Prediction

Next month sees President-elect Donald J Trump take over the reins at the White House, heralding in a new era in the USA...

PokerStars Buy-out Bids Are Real!

William Hill Plc and GVC Holdings Plc ARE confirmed as being interested suitors for the Amaya-owned poker behemoths.

Scheinberg’s to Buy Back PokerStars?

​In the meatiest piece of gossip to hit the poker world for years, there are rumors circulating that former PokerStars owners - the Scheinberg family – are planning to buy the site back.

A New Online Poker Boom?

The French will soon have much more options when it comes to online poker as they will be able to join EU licensed sites other than the ones localized in France.

Ongame Network... Going, Going, Gone?

Multiple reports state that the once popular Ongame Network is set to shut its doors on October 15th, bringing to an end 17 years of poker offerings.

Bribery Claims in Nevada Online Poker Bill

Jeremy Johnson, who was sentenced to 11 years for making false statements to banks, has claimed that Nevada’s Democratic Senator Harry Reid made the pitch for money at a meeting in Las Vegas.

Is There a Bias in the Poker Hall of Fame?

Controversy gives some validation and meaning to the honor, but too much controversy can threaten the integrity of the honor to the point that it becomes meaningless.

Last Minute Changes Leave PokerStars Facing a 5 Year Ban With a Vote Coming Monday

​Pre-vote political jostling has led to a last minute amendment being made to the Internet Poker Bill which could see Pokerstars facing a mandatory five year ban and $20 million fine for being seen as a “bad actor”.

Calling All Hands in the Fight for Legal US Poker

There are a lot of things going on right now that could break the right way for online poker - if the community is willing to get out there and be vocal in support.

Creator of the International Poker Rules Says PokerStars Won't Pay

The famous Dutch poker pro, Marcel Luske, is suing industry giants, PokerStars, for what he claims is their theft and use of rules he wrote.

David Baazov Gone for Good

After stepping back in March of this year, David Baazov, one time CEO of Amaya Inc, has decided to fully resign from all positions held with Amaya

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Casino Barcelona Confirms Extended Sponsorship Agreement with PokerStars

Casino Barcelona has announced it has further strengthened its partnership with PokerStars, with the sponsorship of the casino’s CEP.

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