Poker Archive

It only took 6 weeks for PokerStars to review the earnings from their Unfold Poker tables and determine it was a “flop”. After less than two months on the PokerStars menu, it died a quick and unceremonious death....
Fixed Limit Holdem (FLHE) isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Then again, that’s why it comes so highly recommended for beginners. Unlike No Limit Holdem (NLHE) games, you can’t lose your entire stack on one bad decision – a mistake newcomers to the felt make far too often....
Last month, around the same time Flutter was announcing its intentions to bring TSG into the fold, a corporate phenom by the name of Andrew Higginson signed on as a non-executive director of the company board. Mr. Higginson has his fingers in a lot of corporate pies these days, so it didn't raise any...
Gambling is meant to be fun; an entertaining pastime in which we get our moneys worth in enjoyment, with a chance to win back some cash – perhaps even more than we spent. Math wasn't exactly built for entertainment purposes, but it doesn't have to be a bore, or a veritable pain in the...
According to the Wall Street Journal (and every other major news source from here to Timbuktu), Flutter is merging with Canada-based The Stars Group (TSG). As many of you know, TSG is the proud parent of online poker juggernaut PokerStars. A marriage between these two will irrefutably chisel the theme of the industry's...
On Monday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), gaming regulator for the Netherlands, published a document revealing the action taken against Canada-based TSG earlier this month on September 3, 2019. That document revealed that KSA had launched an investigation into the internet poker operator in July of 2018. What it found was that Pokerstars.eu had intentionally and...
The online gambling industry is looking towards the foreseeable future in the most lucrative regional markets. Thanks to player-friendly laws from our federal government, Canada is right up there with the best of them. Being among the world's most competitive markets, Canadian players should have a lot to look forward to in the coming...
On the morning of September 20, 2019, Microgaming issued a press release announcing its long-time online poker network will cease operations as of next year. The Isle of Man firm says the decision comes following an “extensive internal review” of all the iGaming verticals in its wide-reaching portfolio....
BetBlocker allows the user to choose a time period of self-exclusion, ranging anywhere from 24 hours up to the lifetime of the device you install it on. It's completely anonymous, and once a user chooses the length of their self-exclusion, they cannot go back on it. This is, perhaps, the most amazing feature of...
If there's one thing that's held true throughout the entire history of the iGaming industry, it's that casino games never go out of fashion. Poker is a volatile niche market. Sports aren't for everyone. But casino games offer such a wide range of entertainment, every gaming enthusiast has a favorite....