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How to play 6 Card PLO, the newest online poker game at PokerStars. It’s not often a new poker variant comes along. Well, that’s not exactly true. New poker games are being conceived all the time, but it is rare that one makes it any further than the cutting room floor. The executives over...
PokerStars founder voluntarily faces 9-year-old money laundering and illegal online gambling charges in US. It seems so long ago now – the day forever embossed into the hearts of the online poker community as ‘Black Friday’. April 15, 2011. That was the day the US government cracked down on the world’s largest internet gambling...
Flutter+Stars 40% share of UK sports betting market raises CMA flag. Mergers and acquisitions are nothing new to the online gambling industry, especially in this day and age. Consistently tighter regulations are market saturation are sending even the largest operators shuffling for more profitable business models. For two of the UK’s absolute largest brands,...
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....
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...
Flutter and Evolution have signed a landmark deal that will see the decade-long favorite in the live dealer table games market launching its platform on Flutter's flagship brands, Paddy Power and Betfair. In what Evolution deems “a major Live Casino deal”, all of its live table games will become accessible to members of those...
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...
PokerStars ‘Unfold Poker’ not sitting well with online poker pros. A revolutionary new poker game was unveiled by PokerStars this week. They call it Unfold Holdem, and it’s causing quite a stir in the internet poker community. Unfold Holdem games gives players the opportunity to get back in the action, even after folding their...
Canada’s best female poker player, Kristen Bicknell, headlining Poker After Dark’s ‘Femme Fatale’ week. Kristen Bicknell had an amazing year in 2017. She bubbled in 28 live poker tournaments, including two 1st place finishes and a final table appearance at the 2017 WSOP’s $10k 6-Handed Championship. Following a spectacular start to her career via...