The Latest Stories on Online Poker

Keep you finger on the pulse of the online poker industry with our news stories. We keep a close eye on the movers and shakers of the internet poker world, as well as show you who is moving up the ranks to challenge the big boys.

November Was a Rough Month Online for Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom, Not So Much for Ben ‘Sauce123’ Sulsky

November wasn’t a good month for internet poker legend Viktor ‘‘Isildur1’’ Blom. The Swedish high-roller lost $264,425 during the month, wor...

Isildur1 and Trueteller Top 2017’s Biggest Online Poker Winners, For Now

Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom and Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov, both legendary high-stakes grinders, along with ‘BERRI SWEET,’ top the 2017 onl...

PokerStars Expects Entry into Upcoming Pennsylvania Online Poker Market

PokerStars says it will have a seat at the table when legal online poker sites begin operating in Pennsylvania, less than a month after the Keystone S...

Americas Cardroom Hosting ‘High Five Series’ Nov 22-26, $1.4 Million Guaranteed

Americas Cardroom (ACR), one of the few reliable US-facing online poker sites, has big plans for Thanksgiving week, and will be hosting a High Five po...

Absolute Poker Ships Second Wave of Payments to Old Customers

A second wave of payments from Garden City Group (GCG), a third-party payment processor, have been made to former customers of the defunct Ultimate Be...

Online Poker 2016: What Flew, What Grew, What Didn’t

Online poker in 2016 was much talk, and little action. State politicians from Pennsylvania to California considered and labored over bills that would...

New Jersey Online Poker Racing Towards Horse Racetracks

New Jersey online poker might soon be coming to horse racetracks should a new proposal in the state Assembly find support in Trenton. A supplemental a...

State Attorneys General Call on Trump to Fold on Legal Internet Poker

Ten state attorneys general have cosigned a letter that urges President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to consider reinterpret...

Daily Fantasy Sports Mega-Merger Confirmed, Online Poker Revenue Up

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) leaders DraftKings and FanDuel confirmed late last week that the two market power players are merging. Together, the unifie...

PokerStars’ Parent Company Amaya Receives $6.7 Billion Offer

Amaya, PokerStars’ parent company, has received an all-cash offer of CAD$3.48 billion ($2.56 billion) from its founder and former CEO David Baaz...