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Online Poker News - February 27th, 2015 5:15 am EST
Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies Up Over $1 Million in 2015


Ilari Sahamies - aka Ziigmund - Poker player - Twitter profile picture A very familiar name is leading the way when it comes to online cash game profits so far this year.

Ilari "Ilari FIN" Sahamies, also known as "Ziigmund" on Full Tilt Poker, is currently up $1,006,309 over a total of 26,476 tracked hands on Pokerstars so far this year. This puts "Ilari FIN" ahead of "JayP-AA" (+$743,718) on the online cash game profit list so far this year, and far ahead of names s...Full Story



States of Nevada and Delaware - Illustrations - Online Poker Compact Live Poker News - Posted February 24th, 2015 8:09 pm EST
Gov. Brian Sandoval: Launch of Nevada/Delaware Online Poker Compact Within "Four to Six Weeks"


According to a recently released article on Reviewjournal.com (link below), Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval said he believes that the launch of the online poker compact between Nevada and Delaware is mere weeks away.

Delaware...Full Story
Seals With Clubs - Logo - Green Colour Online Poker News - Posted February 22nd, 2015 4:32 am EST
SealsWithClubs.eu Shuts Down After Raid on "Chairman" Bryan Micon's Residence


February 11th, 2015 is a day that Bryan Micon will never forget.

February 11th was probably going to be just another day for Bryan Micon - playing at the park with his 2-year old daughter, flying his drone over various areas...Full Story



The King is talking about the 888 Holdings stock price - February 2015 Online Poker News - Posted February 20th, 2015 5:35 am EST
888 Holdings: William Hill Has Moved On, Speculators Have Not


Earlier this month, online gaming giant William Hill surprised the market when they approached 888 Holdings (888 on the London Stock Exchange) with an offer that would have valued the company at 700 million pounds.

Shares of...Full Story
888 Holdings - Company Logo Online Poker News - Posted February 16th, 2015 4:23 am EST
888 Holdings Turns Down William Hill Approach


Shares of 888 Holdings (888 on the London Stock Exchange) are currently down over 14% in early trading after 888 rebuffed an attempt by William Hill to acquire their company.

Shares of 888 Holdings spiked last week after it ...Full Story



The map of New Jersey state in black next to the Pokerstars simplified - Spade with a star - logo Live Poker News - Posted February 15th, 2015 5:00 am EST
Report: Sheldon Adelson May Be Reason Why Pokerstars Hasn't Been Granted Access To New Jersey's Online Poker Market


Earlier this week, BusinessInsider.com published an article titled "Chris Christie Accused of Blocking Casino Deal To Help Billionaire Donor".

In the article, a couple of prominent figures in New Jersey, including State Sena...Full Story
Bwin Party - Company Logo Live Poker News - Posted February 13th, 2015 7:48 pm EST
Shares of Bwin.Party Collapse After Potential Buyers Reportedly Back Off


Shares of Bwin.Party (parent company of Party Poker) dropped over 18% on Friday after rumors swirled that the company has not found much in the way of interest when it comes to a potential acquisition of their business.

It i...Full Story
Las Vegas Sign - Mini Size - Boulevard Night Shot Live Poker News - Posted February 12th, 2015 7:16 pm EST
Daniel Negreanu Helping Effort To Land NHL Franchise in Las Vegas


According to reports, the group involved in bringing a NHL (National Hockey League) franchise to Las Vegas is already more than halfway to their goal of reaching 10,000 ticket commitments.

One of the people that is trying hi...Full Story
William Hill and 888 Holdings - Company Logos - Potential Buyout Online Poker News - Posted February 10th, 2015 8:15 pm EST
Shares of 888 Holdings Jump After Rumored William Hill Approach


Shares of 888 Holdings jumped over 18% today to close at 171.50 (London Stock Exchange) after reports surfaced claiming that William Hill was looking to make an offer for the company.

According to multiple media reports, Wil...Full Story




World Series of Poker - Logo - WSOP Live Poker News - Posted February 7th, 2015 5:50 am EST
2015 World Series of Poker Schedule Released


Earlier this week, WSOP.com officially released the schedule for the 46th annual World Series of Poker, which is set to take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The tournament series will run from May 27th to July 14th...Full Story
Pokerstars - Company Logo Live Poker News - Posted February 5th, 2015 9:09 am EST
Pokerstars is Suing Erick Lindgren For Millions


The Courthouse News Service reported earlier this week that Rational FT Enterprises (dba Pokerstars) has filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against former "Team Full Tilt" member Erick Lindgren.

According to the lawsuit, Lindgren ...Full Story
Phil Ivey - Another win at the Aussie Millions - February 2015 Live Poker News - Posted February 4th, 2015 3:01 am EST
Phil Ivey Wins Aussie Millions $250,000 Challenge For Third Time in Four Years


It's probably safe to say that the LK Boutique $250,000 Challenge at the Aussie Millions is Phil Ivey's favorite event.

Earlier this week, Ivey topped a field that includes the likes of Scott Seiver, Erik Seidel and Isaac Ha...Full Story
Melbourne skyline - Crown Hotel - Night shot - Aussie Millions Poker Championship 2015 Live Poker News - Posted February 2nd, 2015 1:23 am EST
Aussie Millions Update: Richard Yong, Manny Stavropoulos Win


It has been an eventful couple of days at the 2015 Aussie Millions as two major tournaments reached their conclusions (Main Event, $100,000 Challenge), while the $250,000 Challenge officially got underway.

After a multi-day ...Full Story
Aussie Millions - Asia Pacific Poker Tour - Tournament Logos Live Poker News - Posted January 30th, 2015 7:58 pm EST
James Rann Leads Aussie Millions Main Event Heading Into Final Table on Sunday


Seven of the original 600+ entrants in the 2015 Aussie Millions Main Event are still alive heading into the final day of play on Sunday.

Leading the pack will be James Rann, who finished Day 4 with a stack of just over 4 mil...Full Story
The World Series of Poker 2015 - Logo and Year Live Poker News - Posted January 29th, 2015 2:06 am EST
World Series of Poker Changes Main Event Payouts For 2015


In an effort to become more "casual player friendly", the World Series of Poker has changed the payout structure for the 2015 Main Event, which will get underway on July 5th, 2015.

A number of poker's top players, including ...Full Story
The King Report - Aussie Millions 2015 - The latest tournament news Live Poker News - Posted January 26th, 2015 5:50 pm EST
Ole Schemion Leads Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Heading Into Final Table


The final table of the $100,000 Challenge at the 2015 Aussie Millions has now been set.

Ole Schemion, who managed to finish Day 2 with a stack of nearly 1.9 million chips, will enter the final day of the tournament as the ch...Full Story
Poker Tournament - Aussie Millions 2015 - Championship - Logo Live Poker News - Posted January 25th, 2015 11:11 pm EST
Alex Trevallion Wins $25,000 Challenge at Aussie Millions


Alex Trevallion outlasted 103 other players to take down the $25,000 Challenge at the 2015 Aussie Millions earlier today. The Australian local, who has remained largely absent from the "live" poker tour in favor of cash game tables, took ho...Full Story



New Jersey Map Outline and the Full Tilt Poker Logo Online Poker News - Posted January 23rd, 2015 7:37 am EST
Oops! No Real Money Poker for Full Tilt Poker's New Jersey Residents - Yet


Earlier today, some of FullTiltPoker.net's New Jersey residents received a pleasant surprise when they logged into the site's mobile app.

These people were met with a pop-up that started off with this sentence:

...Full Story
The King is reporting on the latest winners from Pokerstars Spin and Go tournament - Studio shot Online Poker News - Posted January 20th, 2015 7:35 pm EST
Two More Players Win The Million Dollar Spin and Go on Pokerstars


After the Million Dollar Spin and Go did not pay out for over a month, three players - "sss66666", "Tornado111" and "Anushan_2323" - have now won a seven figure jackpot over the past seven days.

"sss66666", who is reportedly...Full Story
Amaya Gaming Group - Company Logo Online Poker News - Posted January 18th, 2015 7:43 am EST
Amaya, Inc. Shares Regain Their Mojo Following Sports Book News


On Thursday morning, Amaya, Inc. provided a “Pokerstars Business Update” to its shareholders.

One of the most interesting tidbits from the release was the news that Pokerstars is planning on launching its sports book offerin...Full Story
Pokerstars Logo - Sports Balls - Soccer, American Football and Basketball - Concept Live Poker News - Posted January 15th, 2015 9:03 am EST
Pokerstars To Launch Sports Betting In First Quarter of 2015


Amaya Inc., the owner of Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker, issued a "Pokerstars Business Update" via press release earlier today.

The press release contained a number of details, including that Pokerstars.es will be relaunchin...Full Story
Bitcoin - Illustration Online Poker News - Posted January 14th, 2015 7:48 am EST
Bitcoin Breaks Below The $200 Mark


Bitcoin, which has proven to be a very handy solution for online poker players who have had trouble moving money off and on to sites, has been extremely volatile over the past couple of years.

The decentralized cryptocurrenc...Full Story
alt= Live Poker News - Posted January 11th, 2015 7:02 am EST
Ronaldo Making Deep Run in PCA Main Event


Three full days of the 2015 PCA ("Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure") main event are now in the books.

There are a number of notable names that are included in the list of the 59 players who managed to survive through to Day 4....Full Story
The King reports on the latest from PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) 2015 and LAPT (Latin American Poker Tour) Bahamas Live Poker News - Posted January 9th, 2015 9:07 pm EST
PCA 2015: Steve O'Dwyer Wins Super High Roller, Josh Kay Wins LAPT Bahamas Main Event


As the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event carries on, two major events of the poker festival, the $100,000 Super High Roller and LAPT Bahamas Main Event, have both been completed.

Steve O'Dwyer managed to naviga...Full Story
The King reports on the latest from the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) 2015 Tournament from his Studio Live Poker News - Posted January 8th, 2015 12:41 am EST
PCA 2015: Sorel Mizzi Leading Super High Roller Event


Scott Seiver was eliminated in 8th place from the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $100,000 Super High Roller just a few short moments ago.

With Seiver's elimination from the event, the remaining field looks like this:Full Story



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