PokerStars In Portugal

PokerStars has expanded its operations considerably from the time it started its online presence.


The recent news of its business expansion is obtaining of a casino license and running an online poker room in Portugal. Formal approval has come through for it to launch operations for a casino and online poker in Portugal. Gaming overseers in Portugal have made a formal announcement that they are issuing gaming license to REEL Europe, which is the offshoot venture of Amaya Gaming that runs European operations for PokerStars.

PokerStars is owned by Amaya Gaming though its European presence is managed by REEL Europe Ltd. As a result the Pokerstars.pt is the new website to be launched. The License from SRIJ titled 005 will allow PokerStars to offer different kinds of online gaming activities on the site. For instance, you will be able to find tournament poker on the site as well as cash games like hold’em or Omaha, French roulette and blackjack. (more…)

Murray Wins Aussie Millions Event #5

There was intense action and drama at the Aussie Millions Event #5 for two days and finally, it had a champion.


Niall Murray won AUD$61,300 from the event #5 in the no-limit hold’em Mix Max tournament and this was his first championship ring. He is very much pleased with his effort at the Aussie Millions and has now earned a total of USD$191, 000 from live tournament winnings.

The man from London in the United Kingdom has amassed his best prize money of his career so far with this win and was very happy to have won the first cash from the Aussie Millions event. He felt that winning at this event was much greater than winning the prize money and the championship ring. Niall had always dreamed of making it big in this event and his dreams have now come true. (more…)

PokerStars Celebrating Anniversary Of Three-Handed

It is being two years PokerStars have launched three-handed, hyper-turbo Spin & Go games.


Now, it is celebrating the anniversary of the game in different style. The company is running a Spin & a Go 2X Challenge promotion on the second anniversary of the game.

Two years back when PokerStars launched this game, even the company wasn’t expecting this turnout. But, in just a few days of launch game got tremendous response and over 7.5 million games were played. The company launched this game on its both sites .com and .eu. It was after the successful trial of the game in France, Italy and Spain.

PokerStars is no way behind in taking advantage of site and the game’s popularity. It has done many promotions using this platform. (more…)

Overview Of Poker Tournaments

The poker events are scheduled to start off between the 26th of September and 2nd of October and offers exciting gift pools besides providing an opportunity to play against the best of players across the world.


The WPT National Valkenburg Poker Festival is likely to kick off yet another interesting tournament in one of the famous gambling cities in 2 days from now. This festival will be featured as the popular series of poker game. The host venue will be Holland Casino Valkenburg and players from across Europe and other parts of the globe will be welcomed by the casino and WPT National. This would commence from September 27th till October 2nd. This event will begin with warm up tournaments and many satellites. The €2,000 High Roller will be the very first game that would start as part of the WPT National Valkenburg Festival of Poker. The Main Event will take place on September 29th. With 2 additional days of play and starting fights, the tournament will certainly be an interesting one to watch.
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Rick Block tops final 6 in the second day of Western New York Poker Challenge

The pack played down from fifty players to only 6 on the second day of the Western New York Poker Challenge 2016 Main Event earlier on Sunday, and Rick Block would begin on top in the fight for the later on Monday.


The twenty-eight player money bubble burst part way via the day when Rick broke through Timothy Andruschat’s kings with an infirm ace and the playdown to an unauthorized final table of ten went rather fast.

By the clock they reached there, Mike “The Mayor” Rellinger got short and fell in tenth. Very soon after that, Jeremy Halaska bowed out in 9th and Jeff Wells gave Block the lead, squeezing 2nd pair into Ricks set of aces to leave in 8th.

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Cincy Casino sued by Ohio State University over name

The Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati wants to hold their concert venue named “The Shoe.” However, the Ohio State University does not seem happy with the whole situation. The Shoe is the nickname for Ohio State University’s football stadium. They believe that the casino around 2 hours south contends with it for business. The football stadium of the Ohio State University at times holds concerts as well, when it is not being used for sports. At present, the Buckeyes are the No. 2 ranked college football team in the nation.
Earlier this month, the Ohio State University filed the trademark case the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, said AP. The casino tried to register “The Shoe” as a trademark back in 2013. In the year 2016, the Ohio State registered “The Shoe” as a trademark.

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