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2014-04-01 16:23:13

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw47t4/online_poker) has announced the addition of the "Online Poker Trends Analysis of 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw47t4/online_poker ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Poker is one of the most popular games, being played by gamers for over two centuries. Online Poker, though being...

2014-03-21 20:22:13

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent accounts in the media indicate that PokerStars is in partnership negotiations with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three large Southern California Card Clubs to offer online poker in California. The news accounts come at a particularly opportunistic time, when the California State Legislature will be debating two measures that will authorize the play of online poker within California's borders. One of the most significant...

2014-03-06 08:29:21

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive chess and world-ranked players will return to the Isle of Man in October when the PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament takes place in the Villa Marina in Douglas. The top Grandmaster in the UK - Michael Adams - is scheduled to play, guaranteeing that the chess world's attention will be fixed on the event. Adams, once a World Championship runner-up, is currently among the world's top 20...

2014-03-05 12:30:33

WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a mad month at 888.com, a leading global online gaming entertainment company, and operator of 888poker.com, as they're hosting a month of tournaments culminating in an $88,888 Grand Final Tournament. Every week of 888poker's Mad Month will have three free tournaments with an $8,888 guaranteed cash prize pool. The top 8 finishers in each of those tournaments will have their ticket punched to the $88,888 Grand...

2014-02-06 08:27:01

GIBRALTAR, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online poker room, 888poker [http://www.888poker.com ] has announced a massive freeroll campaign, starting February 9, 2014, which will coincide with the 2014 Winter Games. Players are invited to "Jump into $300K in freerolls" during a four-week event, which includes $10,000 daily freerolls and $90,000 in Final Freerolls. During the 'Poker Winter Games' all new players receive a free ticket to a $10,000 daily freeroll...

2014-01-31 08:23:48

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A lifelong professional poker player wrote New Jersey Director, Division of Gaming Enforcement David Rebuck warning that online poker is vulnerable to money-laundering and collusion, and requested the opportunity to show how, if provided immunity from prosecution. Bill Byers urged Mr. Rebuck to have software engineer and online poker whistleblower Jim Thackston demonstrate how collusion can take place in online poker without detection, as...

2014-01-23 23:19:58

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Online Poker. Market for Online Poker is projected to witness strong growth driven by rising broadband internet penetration, and growing popularity of money transfer services such as Netellers e-cash, e-wallet, and Paypal on various poker sites. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Online Poker is attracting players from across the world. Internationalization of poker and emerging mobile platforms for poker are major factors driving...

2014-01-23 12:27:37

WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Garden State Gaming and Entertainment Brand Sponsors Premier Event and NJ Chefs at Metro Area's Biggest VIP Culinary Destination Surrounding "The Big Game" us.888.com [http://us.888.com ], a leading global online gaming entertainment company, and operator of us.888poker.com [http://us.888poker.com ] and us.888casino.com [http://us.888casino.com ] sites in New Jersey, is getting revved up for 'The BIG...

2014-01-22 12:23:14

Marks 1st Time since Black Friday that a Fully Licensed & Trusted Provider Offers Real-Money Online Gambling in U.S.! NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era of gaming begins as CoinBet(®) launches its new online gambling site and wins the race to become the 1(st) fully licensed gaming operator to bring legal online gambling back for U.S. residents. CoinBet(®) is an award winning online casino, poker & sports betting site dedicated to offering the safest and most...

2014-01-09 12:24:54

GIBRALTAR, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online poker room 888poker [http://www.888poker.com ] has announced a cash game leaderboard initiative for January. Named "The Big Bang", the event promises a $50,000 "prize explosion" including tangible items like iPad Minis, Xbox 360s, PS4s and PS Vitas. In addition, hundreds of runners-up will win cash prizes. There are local leaderboard events where players can climb the ranks and qualify for the international grand...