Poker Archive

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....
Casino Games with Poker Strategies There are a number of games that fall into this category. The most obvious has to be video poker, followed by card-based table games like Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Caribbean Stud, Mississippi Stud, Let It Ride, Three Card Roker, etc. These games do integrate elements of traditional poker,...
GTA's Diamond Casino & Resort Open for Business There's loads of activity going on within the casino, including a new property, new missions, a variety of resort amenities to partake in, and of course the ability to play casino games - six different types to be exact. For your wagering pleasure, choose form...
Every game that's been around for any considerable length of time has an origin. It's that historic background that reveals the reasoning behind its name. We'll take a quick look into the origins of some of the most popular and oddly named games to see just why we call them that....
I'm referring, of course, to the annual World Series of Poker that takes place every summer at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. In case your head has been resting comfortably beneath a rock these last few weeks, you probably know that the 2019 WSOP has been underway for more than a week...