The Norwegian Championships of Poker will continue to be played in Dublin after the Scandinavian country’s attempts to legalise cash poker failed to impress high-rollers.
Some people look for a “tell” — a facial tic that gives away the fact that their opponent is bluffing. Others wait for a killer hand, then go all in.
Revenues at PartyGaming, the operator of the world’s biggest online poker site, soared by 65 per cent during the fourth quarter, thanks to the success of its new blackjack offering and its ability to cross-sell to eager punters.
Bingo clubs have been closing their doors for years because of the smoking ban, punitive taxes, tough economic conditions and competition from the National Lottery and online gaming operators.
Bingo has found a new lease of life in the modern world of social gaming as a surge in online players boosted profits at the country’s largest operator by 9 per cent.