Poker News

Here you find the latest online poker news, for both US as well as European focused news about online poker rooms, gambling and poker legislation, and the latest promotions.

Stockton College Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Showboat Casino

Atlantic City’s defunct Showboat casino may soon be reborn as a college campus and part-time hotel.

Massachusetts Voters Reject Repeal of Casino Bill

The voters have spoken, and Massachusetts’ hotly contested Expanded Gaming Act will stand.

PokerStars Announces More Upcoming Changes to its Policies

As revealed on the Two Plus Two forums, PokerStars will be rolling out widespread changes to its rake structure and promotional schedule.

2014 Poker Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

The Poker Hall of Fame welcomes first time nominee Daniel Negreanu and former WSOP tournament director Jack McClelland into its ranks.

PokerStars Decreases SuperNova Elite Benefits by 5%

Beginning in 2015, online poker market leader PokerStars plans to reduce the value of reaching its VIP program’s highest tier by a nominal margin.

Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal on the Fast Track towards Bankruptcy

The 24-year-old Taj Mahal could become the fifth Atlantic City casino to shutter its doors, pending a quick deal.

888 CEO Brian Mattingley to Resign

Brian Mattingley’s departure caps off an eventful week for the soon-to-be former CEO of 888 Holdings Plc.

Parx Casino to Launch Play-Money Gambling Site Ahead of iGaming Bill

Philadelphia-area market share leader Parx Casino has announced a partnership with the GameAccount Network to bring simulated gambling to PA.

Anticipated Online Poker Boom in US on Hold

The end of 2013 saw New Jersey and Delaware join Nevada in launching online gambling with many industry insiders envisioning a “poker boom” of sorts.

New York Gaming Officials Scrutinize 17 Casino License Bids

With gaming expansion in the form of four new land-based casinos on the agenda, New York gaming regulators received 17 bids from eager applicants.