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Poker’s Masterpiece Collection

Poker’s Masterpiece Collection

The action is three-handed, and it’s hot and heavy. You can sense the drama. Everything seems to hinge on this one hand. One player has made a substantial bet, is sitting there calm and cool, poker face on, and has a lit cigar in one hand. The other two, one...

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How Covid-19 Stopped the Global Spread of Slot Machines

How Covid-19 Stopped the Global Spread of Slot Machines

The numbers alone tell a story. The number of slot machines operating around the world more than doubled from 2018 to 2019. But then, the industry saw a relatively miniscule increase of 2.5% from 2019 to 2020. In any other year, one could speculate that facilities had reached capacity or...

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Alberta First Nations File Legal Case Against AGLC

Alberta First Nations File Legal Case Against AGLC

The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission likely has been planning for online gambling for years. The regulator started seeking providers in 2018 and 2019, with the entire process of launching igaming done in plain view. However, AGLC executives may not have been as transparent with First Nations members about...

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GCG Closer to Acquisition as Most Casinos Remain Closed

GCG Closer to Acquisition as Most Casinos Remain Closed

The news was big. In the last few months of 2020, Apollo Global Management submitted a bid to acquire Great Canadian Gaming Corporation. Not only was it a massive deal worth more than C$2.5B, it came as the coronavirus pandemic had already shuttered GCG’s gambling properties across Canada for more...

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888poker Blast Jackpot Hits Big for Three Poker Players

888poker Blast Jackpot Hits Big for Three Poker Players

It is tournament season for online poker players. Spring brings massive series on poker sites around the world, and 888poker is hosting something special: WPTDeepStacks tournaments. With the World Poker Tour still unable to travel much, the action remains mostly online. And the WPTDeepStacks tour partnered with 888poker to offer...

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The Rematch is Set for High Stakes Duel II

The Rematch is Set for High Stakes Duel II

“Don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been doing this for years. Mama said knock you out.” Make no mistake about it, Phil Hellmuth is a much better poker player than he is a rapper. Trying his best to impersonate LL Cool J, the World Series of Poker’s all-time bracelet leader...

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New Microgaming Slots Include WowPot and Megaways

New Microgaming Slots Include WowPot and Megaways

The month of April started with quite a few exciting new games on tap for release. All of the online video slots premiering in April offer top-notch graphics and exciting mechanics, but there are some key items that will appeal to the masses. The new Microgaming Hold’em Poker has been...

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WSOP 2021 to Offer Online and Live Poker in US and EU

WSOP 2021 to Offer Online and Live Poker in US and EU

The World Series of Poker is ready for 2021, complete with live and online events throughout the year. In its history of more than 50 years, the World Series of Poker only cancelled its live poker tournaments in Las Vegas one year – 2020, the year of the pandemic. It...

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Game On! Round 1 of High Stakes Duel II

Game On! Round 1 of High Stakes Duel II

It had all the feel of a shootout in the Wild West. Two cowboys with their boots and stirrups on, their holsters strapped tight, and their weapons at the ready, both waiting for the other to make their move. The dictionary defines ‘duel’ as a “contest with deadly weapons between...

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GG Spring Festival Set for April Featuring deadmau5

GG Spring Festival Set for April Featuring deadmau5

As April approaches, poker players know that online poker operators will begin to up their games. As the weather improves and people become vaccinated against the coronavirus, many people will head outdoors and away from the online poker tables. Each spring since 2009, PokerStars has been able to bring millions...

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