Rational Group Rebrands Full Tilt Poker As Full Tilt Gaming

The Rational Group, the parent company of PokerStars and its former rival Full Tilt Poker, announced their future plans for the two domains.  While PokerStars will continue to function as a poker-only website, Full Tilt Poker will rebrand as “Full Tilt Gaming” as it incorporates other online casino games onto its pages. The two former […]
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Pala Casino Recruits Phil Ivey As Face Of Internet Gambling Site

Phil Ivey is regarded by his peers and poker commentators as the world’s best all around player in the game, and will serve as the face of a California-based internet gaming venue.  Although online gambling has yet to be legalized in California, legislation is before the state to expedite the process. The Pala Indian Tribe, […]
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Joe Barton Introduces Online Poker Bill To US Congress

Texas Representative Joe Barton submitted the first draft of his online poker bill to Congress yesterday.  The bill is officially titled ‘Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013’, and completes Barton’s campaign promise earlier in the year to advance the cause of legalized online poker. The IPFA bill asks that Congress establish a new office entitled […]
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George St. Pierre Eliminated From WSOP No Limit Hold’em

Canada’s most prized UFC fighter is undisputedly George St. Pierre, whose discipline while circling the octagon is renowned for helping him remain the UFC Welterweight Champion.  But St. Pierre’s discipline while fighting doesn’t appear to transition into his gameplay at the poker table. For the second straight year, St. Pierre was eliminated from the World […]
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AGA Continues To Oppose PokerStars In New Jersey

PokerStars came up against the American Gaming Association when it planned to purchase the Atlantic Club casino as part of its plans to enter the New Jersey online gambling market.  The deal ultimately fell through when New Jersey gaming regulators allowed the Atlantic Club to walk away from the deal, while keeping the money PokerStars […]
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Vancouver Prepares To Welcome First Canadian Hard Rock Casino

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is one of the most globally recognized names in the entertainment industry.  The name is branded on casinos around the world, and is now slated to become a part of the Canadian gambling industry. Later this year, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation will rebrand the Boulevard casino in the […]
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Ultimate Gaming Reaches Agreement With Trump Taj Mahal Casino

Online casinos are rushing to establish partnerships with offline gambling centres in Atlantic City to become the first round of entrants into the New Jersey online gambling market.  The first entrant could be Ultimate Gaming, which is quickly establishing itself as a premium online gambling site for US players. Ultimate Gaming was the first company […]
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Canada’s Sportsbetting Bill Defeated By End Of Senate Session

Sportsbetting reform in Canada came to a halt at the end of June when the Canadian Senate rose for summer without putting the sportsbetting bill to a vote.  The rising of the upper house effectively defeats any outstanding legislation not put to a vote. The bill, known as Bill C-290, required approval from the Senate […]
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