FREE 20+20 DEPOSIT BONUS: NEW DEPOSITS CAN CLAIM UP TO $40 OF FREE PLAY
2015 kicks off with double the $$ at PokerStars! For a limited time only, new players who make a first deposit of $20 or more will be eligible for $20 of free play, PLUS up to $20 more! They will also receive an instant ticket to our $100K Privilege Freerolls, for a chance to play up to four tournaments during 31 days and compete for a share of more than $100,000.
EPT 11 DEAUVILLE LIVE WEBCASTS: FEBRUARY 3 -7
Donít miss the live coverage of the European Poker Tour with PokerStars TVís webcasts, which bring you all the excitement direct from the tournament floor. The next stop is Deauville, France and we will be broadcasting live daily with expert commentary from James Hartigan, Joe Stapleton, Matt Broughton, and our Team Pros.
FULL TILT CLASSIC Ė PLAY CHIP SERIES: FEBRUARY 5 Ė 22
Brace yourself for the Full Tilt Classic! Itís poker, straight up. Running from Sunday, February 15th through Sunday, February 22nd, the Full Tilt Classic brings players eight days of poker action, with two deep stack freezeout tournaments per day. Itís back-to-basics poker tournament action. On top of some pretty sweet prize pools, there are daily freeroll tournaments and even more prizes for players who satellite their way into a Full Tilt Classic tournament. Satellites are running now!
Poker Stars is interested in a partnership with a Spanish land based casino called Casino Gran MadridPoker Stars is interested in a partnership with a Spanish land based casino called Casino Gran Madrid
In December we published a news about Poker Stars looking to acquire an Atlantic City casino.
New the online poker giant is ready to sign another partnership agreement and this time with a land-based casino in Spain called Casino Gran Madrid.
Poker Stars is the largest online poker operator and is signing really interesting partnerships. Though we don't heard any news about the negotioation with the Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City, Poker Stars has deals with the Circus Groupe in Belgium, Macau's Grand Waldo and the Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square, London.
If the deal with the Spanish casino and Atlantic City casino is done, the group will have a good presence in terresterial casinos.
Poker Stars looking to acquire Atlantic City casino Poker Stars, one of the largest online poker websites, is looking to buy a terrestrial casino in Atlantic City in anticipation of the legalization of internet gambling in New Jersey.
The land-based casino, in this case, is Atlantic Club Casino which reports only $110 million last year, and Poker Stars have interest in acquiring through the investment group Colony Capital.
The bill to legalize online gambling in the Garden State can become law in this end of 2012.
Poker Stars will operate in USA againPoker Stars will operate in USA again - Poker Stars to pay players owed by Full Tilt Poker
A three way agreement between Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will result in Poker Star to operate in the US in a near future.
The deal in the agreement is to pay all players owed by Full Tilt Poker, including USA players and players outside the US.
Poker Stars published a release informing the acquisition of Full Tilt Poker and the payment of all its players in a period of three years which the amount can be around U$ 547 million.
With this agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), both Poker Stars and Full Tilt Poker brands can apply to US gaming authorities to offer real money poker as soon the US regulates online poker activity by real money.
Poker Stars will re-launch Full Tilt Poker in several markets with a new management team. The Full Tilt Poker operations will continue to be based in Dublin.
"We are delighted we have been able to put this matter behind us, and also secured our ability to operate in the United States of America whenever the regulations allow.
This outcome demonstrates our continuing global leadership of the online poker industry, and our commitment to working with governments and regulators to ensure the highest standards of protection for players.
Acquiring certain assets of Full Tilt Poker strengthens PokerStars, brings welcome relief to Full Tilt Poker players who have been waiting over 12 months for repayment of their money, and benefits the entire poker community. Full Tilt Pokerís customers outside the U.S. can soon look forward to accessing their accounts and playing on the re-launched site, confident that they are supported by PokerStarsí history of integrity and our track record of delivering high-quality and secure online poker.", said Mark Scheinberg
"The way we have operated our business since the U.S. Department of Justice brought its claim has underlined our credentials as a responsible online poker operator,Ē Scheinberg continued. ďIn particular, the prompt repayment of our former US customers in as quick a time frame as possible demonstrated our industry-leading commitment to the segregation of customer funds. We continue to encourage jurisdictions all over the world to introduce sensible online poker regulation."
Last update: 02 June 2021
Author: Alex Ramos
Author Bio: Alex Ramos is a casino specialist that reviews online gambling sites and games. A professional and independent blogger not linked to any casino corporate media or association. Alex dedicates its career for online casinos and online entertainment. He is graduated in Computing Science and is working in the online gambling industry since 1997.
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