Breaking: Amaya Gaming Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire Rational Group

On Thursday evening, the Amaya Gaming Group posted a press release on its website confirming that it has “entered into a definitive agreement” to acquire the Rational Group. As part of its arrangement, Rational’s parent company Oldford Group will cede 100 percent of issued and outstanding shares to Amaya in exchange for a cash sum

Adelson’s iGaming Opposition Carries Over to Live Tournament

A strange story appeared on the Internet late last week when PokerFuse and several other outlets reported that was barred from reporting on the Mid Stakes Poker Tour (MSPT) at the Venetian. What makes this story all the more strange is that PokerNews is the primary sponsor of the tournament series, and what is NV Traffic Reaches All-Time High

While most online poker networks are anxiously awaiting the inevitable traffic uptick that comes with Fall, WSOP NV is taking full advantage of its intimate ties to the world’s most exclusive tournament series. And so far, the results have been outstanding. According to data collected on PokerFuse Pro and, cash-game traffic on Nevada

Nevada Online Poker Review: Is WSOP Increasing Traffic as Predicted?

Every year the poker world descends on Las Vegas to participate in the spectacle that is the World Series of Poker, and every year they are welcomed by Caesars, the Rio, and the WSOP staff. This year they were also welcomed by, Caesars’ online poker room in Nevada, and the company is hoping the

Online Poker Integration at the WSOP Has Been Hit and Miss

When the World Series of Poker brass announced all of the different ways they would be integrating their online poker room with the 2014 World Series of Poker it was music to a lot of people’s ears. Several of the ideas were well received (the Grind Room and Next Day satellites), while other ideas,

Crazy-Good Multi-Table Madness on

The promotions during the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas are heating up, much like the temperatures outside. But from the comfort of ever-present air conditioning, it’s time to fire up that laptop and get crazy about Multi-Table Madness. Online poker players are known for their ability to multi-table. The pros often play

Nevada Traffic Report: World Series of Poker To Cause Major Increase?

For most online poker networks, May and June is a time of decreased player volume and falling revenues. Not in Nevada. Thanks to the presence of the 45th annual WSOP, the who’s who of poker professions, wealthy businessmen and prominent members of the poker community have made their way to Vegas. Apparently at least some Promotions Hail a New Era for Online Poker in US

Venture with me for a moment to the last Golden Age of online poker in the US: It’s Spring 2010. After a string of unfathomable bad beats you find yourself with only a solitary dollar in your online poker account. With your last virtual pennies, you sign up for a Step 1 WSOP satellite. Against

Nevada Online Poker Review: WSOP Kicks Off and Thefts at Rio

The 2014 World Series of Poker is officially underway which means we are about to get our first look at what is possible in terms of online and live poker cross-promotions, as the WSOP and the Rio are going all-in with their marketing efforts to spread the word about their online poker product In