Mike Sexton Gains Title

Mike Sexton is not a strange name anymore due to the popular poker show that is televised, known as World Poker Tour.


Mike and Vince Van Patten are commentators on the show, which has gained a lot of popularity in recent times. Mike Sexton is now in the Hall of Fame as he has completed fifteen years of commentating from the booth. He won the trophy after breaking about 648 entries which were part of the 2016 no limit hold’em event organized by partypoker.net. Mike has been long in the game and at 69 years he won about $317,896 USD which he took home and added his name to the WPT champions list.

Sexton reached the final table of WPT for the third time. Usually Sexton is at the commentator position, but this time Tony Dunst took his place. Sexton meanwhile, being a collegiate gymnast as well as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division, was able to play well and achieve the title position. Continue reading

Unibet Wins EGR Awards

EGR Operator awards are an annual event that is important for the poker operators across the world.


There are several categories in which different nominations are considered. Among the different nominations Unibet won Operator of the Year award that they shared with PokerStars. The event was held on 28th November in London. Unibet also won other awards such as the one that was given out for Socially Responsible Operator as well as Best Marketing Campaign. This was part of the category of Luck is No Coincidence, which was a larger category. Unibet has been going great guns since it decided to go solo, and move away from Micro gaming in 2014. Since then it has been part of Relax Gaming Company. The CEO of the company stated that the recognition that was given to the company made them proud that their efforts have been recognized. Continue reading

Dutch online gambling bill gets tax migraine

The gambling reforms in Holland that target to revolutionize the Dutch online as well as land-based gaming places has been very slow-moving. The Dutch Remote Gambling Act is still being argued by a committee in the Lower House and it seems that there will be no end to it.
This is really a shame as foreign operators are queuing up for some that have the potential to be a huge online gambling revolution. The newest minor irritation is the fact that the two ruling alliance parties appeared to have suddenly and unexpectedly flip-flopped this week on the twenty percent tax rate for online gambling firms. Instead, the alliance proposed a blanket twenty-nine percent rate for both online as well as land-based operators.

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