Ireland

Online Poker News: PokerStars exits Serbia, stays in Japan; New Winamax desktop client; iGaming in Germany; Poker game consoles; Irish gambling delayed

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. PokerStars exits Serbia, stays in Japan We have been reporting previously about PokerStars leaving some grey-area markets in Asia. China, Taiwan and Macau so far have been on the list and now a […]

SCOOP 2020 Highlights: Main Event Winners; Connor ‘blanconegro’ Drinan Ships Fifth Title; Other Notable Winners; Series Extended

Following the success of their most recent record-breaking tournament Sunday Million, PokerStars is back once again this time hosting their classic series, the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) 2020. The highly anticipated festival which began last April 30 and is still ongoing, initially featured a hefty $85 million in combined guaranteed prizes but is […]

Closing the “Fitz”: A disaster for Irish Poker

Just a week before Christmas the most iconic poker venue in Ireland, the Fitzwilliams Casino & Card Club, tragically announced that it will permanently shut its doors immediately with 80 staff losing their jobs. The “Fitz”, as people lovingly called it, had been operating for 16 years and was the main poker venue not just […]