The International Poker Tour is the latest Chinese venture in poker. Founder Alisports plans a global program of poker tournaments, and other mind games.
Finally, SRIJ has awarded an online poker license. Amaya revenues will get a small but much needed boost when PokerStars re-launches in Portugal.
A possible explanation for last week's bizarre events, and no denials from Amaya or Baazov's Chinese investors makes for a more believable bid.
Four funders are now down to two, but David Baazov's bid for Amaya hasn't gone away as Chinese money turns an interested eye toward...
One of the funders listed in David Baazov's SEC filing, KBC Aldini, claims that it has no knowledge whatsoever of the deal for Amaya.
Amaya releases Q3 results and announces that David Baazov has put a real, albeit non-binding bid, to take the company private. But will Amaya accept?
America is getting a President who has invested in online poker. Despite the fears, there may be more online poker at the end of his...
A report from Swedish consultancy firm Copenhagen Economics recommends an online gambling tax rate that may prove sub-optimal for online poker.
Hopes that shared liquidity agreements will transform Europe's segregated online poker markets are overly optimistic. Too little, too late.
William Hill couldn't sell a merger with Amaya to its investors so the deal is off the table and both companies will continue independently.
No statement from GVC and enthusiasm from the Amaya board suggests that William Hill is poised to become the next owner of PokerStars.
Amaya has confirmed that it is in talks with William Hill "regarding a potential all share merger of equals" between the online gambling giants.
PokerStars first ever live event in New Jersey is tailored as much to the casual casino player as it is to the online poker grinder.
Once sold for $570 million, the Ongame Poker Network has become a shadow of its former self, and will officially close up shop on October...
Bovada and new owner of Bovada Poker, Ignition, have surrendered their gaming licenses after the KGC worked with the NJ DGE to change its policies.
EU regulators may agree that segregated online poker player pools are a bad idea, but the path toward unification stands to be rife with challenges....
The EU has accepted new laws from Finland and Sweden despite EU treaty provisions against monopolies. It may also accept Poland's online poker monopoly.
Phil Galfond's announcement that he is launching a new online poker room provides an opportunity to examine the difficulties posed by today's market.
Despite improvements to the model, online poker continues to struggle for Playtech. Its other verticals, particularly online casino, are doing anything but.
Poland's new gambling laws may restrict online poker to a state monopoly, hurting online poker revenues for big operators such as Amaya, 888 and GVC.
David Baazov's formal exit from all positions at Amaya accompanies news of a quarter that was better than expected for PokerStars.
US facing Bovada has sold the online poker segment of its business to Ignition Casino, but the liquidity sharing arrangement with Bodog will remain intact.
Caesars Entertainment Q2 results show weak casino growth, a $2 bn loss from CEOC's bankruptcy, and WSOP now looks out of place in the corporate...
The sale of Playtika to Giant for $4.4 billion leaves the WSOP in need of a new corporate home, and CIE CEO Mitch Garber in...
Amaya job losses after merging Full Tilt are not a restructuring. A deal with Playtech for online slots does not mean a full bid for...