Feb 25, 2014 |

Garden City Groups Sends Payment Confirmation Emails

It’s been nearly three years since American players had access to their Full Tilt Poker balances and after a long, bumpy road players are finally about to receive refunds. The Garden City Group updated fulltiltpokerclaims.com with a notice for players that submitted petitions for their Full Tilt account balances. The GCG sent out a large […]

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Feb 22, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Nevada Lines Up for Interstate Poker

It was a week of expected developments in THE FIGHT to legalize online poker, with one unexpected development thrown into the mix. Let’s start with the expected. Yesterday, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed an amendment to Nevada’s intrastate online poker law that allows Nevada to enter into online poker agreements with other states without waiting […]

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Feb 1, 2013 |

THE FIGHT: Christie Closer to the Edge as Reid Backs Away

This week, The Fight isn’t just about legislature and bills, lobbying and governors. We’ve got the return of everyone’s least favorite bank and a dose of bribery too. But let’s start with the legislative stuff. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains mum as to his plans for A-2578, New Jersey’s latest intrastate online gaming bill. […]

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Nov 27, 2012 |

2013 BLUFF Reader’s Choice: Top Off the Felt Moment

The poker landscape has seen a litany of changes in 2012, and as the year winds toward a close it’s once again time for the BLUFF Reader’s Choice Awards. Your votes will decide the winners in 14 unique categories covering all of the players, personalities, locations and content the poker world has to offer. This is […]

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Oct 14, 2012 |

The Week That Was: EPT San Remo, New Full Tilt Launch Date Set

Kevin Stammen won over $300,000 over the course of the EPT San Remo side events. (Photo c/o Neil Stoddart/PokerStarsBlog) The action on the tournament circuit is moving predominantly into the United States over the next several months, but this past week was the culmination of the post-World Series of Poker European swing. EPT San Remo […]

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Jul 26, 2012 |

Payment Processor Ira Rubin Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

(Image courtesy of justice.gov) Less than a week after Absolute Poker payment processing head Brent Beckley received his sentence for his role, another of the Black Friday defendants was given his fate. Ira Rubin, one of 11 people indicted on April 15, 2011 in connection with conspiracy charges related to illegal online gambling, bank fraud, […]

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Apr 18, 2012 |

Tapie & Masquelier Form ‘New Full Tilt’ in Dublin

Fresh off the one year anniversary of the darkest day in the company’s history, there are signs that Full Tilt Poker is about to finally stir back to life at the hands of Groupe Bernard Tapie. After a long period of public silence, a wave of action began in March and has seemingly continued to […]

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Jan 24, 2011 |

BLUFF Reader’s Choice Awards: And The Winners Are …

At the beginning of December BLUFF announced the nominees for the Sixth Annual BLUFF Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards and asked poker fans around the world to have their say. Now, after a record number of readers chimed in, the votes have been tallied and the results are in. “The BLUFF Reader’s Choice Awards continue to […]

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Jul 19, 2010 |

Online Poker: Sunday Majors Guarantees Met, Levy Works Overtime

Welcome back online players to your regularly scheduled Sunday Major tournaments already in progress and running well this week.  The sites welcomed back their players from the nearly two month long World Series of Poker as many of the guaranteed tournaments made their marks this week.  Full Tilt had a week long experiment from Rush […]

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Jul 12, 2010 |

Online Poker: Overlays are the word again for Sunday Majors

As Snoop Dogg gives the World Series of Poker Main Event players and media an excellent night off before Day Three, online players still have not flocked back to the Sunday Majors. As evidenced by the overlays in nearly all of tonight’s big events PokerStars’ Sunday Million ($225,000) and Sunday Warm-Up ($152,000), Full Tilt’s $750,000 […]

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Jul 5, 2010 |

Online Poker: KingKaizers Takes Down Sunday Millions

July 4th might be a national holiday, but online poker sites did their best to pump out enormous prizepools for each of the “big” nine tournaments in play on Sunday, with KingKaizers taking down the biggest even in Poker Stars Sunday Millions extravaganza. PokerStars Sunday Million Prize Pool: $1,500,000 Entries: 6149 Four Way Chop King […]

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