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Poker vs. Pokies – Aussie Online Poker’s Biggest Stumbling Block?

August 11, 2021

Pokies Compared to Poker – What’s the Difference? Perhaps nowhere else in the world would there be such a confusion regarding the differences between so-called ‘pokies’ and poker than Australia and New Zealand. This stems mainly from the long standing tradition of gamblers in both countries referring to the garden variety slot machine as a […]

Ignition Poker Progressive Knockout Series – What’s it All About?

August 11, 2021

Lately, it seems that online poker players are running out of good poker action opportunities, with many tournaments either cancelled or down for the foreseeable future. That said, at least Ignition Poker continues to be a steady and reliable bastion of fantastic online poker tournament opportunities. So, if you’ve been starved for great online poker […]

Betsoft Announces Exciting New Slots Titles for 2021

August 11, 2021

It’s certainly safe to say that 2021 has been a good year for Betsoft, with more players consuming their online games than virtually all past years combined. Perhaps taking advantage of the current state of affairs worldwide, Betsoft hit the start of 2021 hard, launching their first game of the year, Golden Horns slot (in […]

Live Poker Returns to Las Vegas with WSOP on 30 September

August 11, 2021

Fans of hot, action-packed live poker around the world will be pleased to learn that live poker is making a comeback this year. The much-anticipated return of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the most popular live international poker show of all time, will be back where it belongs, live in Las Vegas. However, the […]

Union Amid ACMA and Engine to Start Self-Exclusion Register

August 11, 2021

Partnerships are quite common in the gambling industry and one of the most recent partnerships to take place is between the ACMA and Engine Australia. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has taken advantage of the latest variation of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 to establish a self-exclusion register for Aussie gamblers. This has been […]

Will Australians be Allowed to Play the 2021 WSOP Tournament in Las Vegas?

August 11, 2021

The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious poker tournament in the world as it provides the best poker players with a platform to showcase their skills. The tournament has made a triumphant return in Las Vegas following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this is the first time in over 50 years […]

Postponements and Shutdowns Return for Australian Poker

August 11, 2021

Bad news for Australian poker as there has been a resurgence in COVID-19 cases which has resulted in plenty of poker tournaments being postponed until further notice. There have also been a few poker rooms that have opted to close their doors to prevent the virus from spreading. There’s only so much that the industry […]

World Series of Poker 2021 Online Registration on Natural8 Now Open

August 11, 2021

The World Series of Poker 2021 has already kicked off online in two US states with the online international series is scheduled to start August 1st. Natural8 and GGPoker released the full program, which includes 33 gold bracelet WSOP events. While the event may officially start on the 1st of August 2021, on the 26th […]

World Poker Tour Gets Sold

August 11, 2021

The month of August is a special one. The World Poker Tour (WPT) and all Allied Esports Entertainment's poker assets were finally sold. Element Partners, a private investment firm, paid a whopping $105 million for the entire bundle. Although everything appears to be on track, it is unclear what effect this will have on poker […]

WSOP Europe 2021 Dated for November in Czech Republic

August 11, 2021

It seems like WSOP's limit has been reached due to the global pandemic. Due to the spread and its unpredictability, all live events that were set to be hosted by WSOP had to be cancelled last year. The WSOP officials, on the other hand, have agreed to play both live and online poker this year. […]