Mario Alfonsi

Hi Poker Enthusiasts.. My name is Mario, and I have been around the poker scene for the last 15 years, and is a dear passion of mine. I will be bringing you the best the poker world can offer in terms of news and offers

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Hollywood Poker Folds

Hollywood Poker Folds

June 27, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

In a move that came with no warning, Ongame Network poker site Hollywood Poker has closed its doors for good, ending its run as one of the highest profile Ongame poker rooms. The site did not ...  Read more...

Satellites Begin for MicroMillions II

Are you a low-stakes player who wants to have a shot at the glory of playing on a big tournament stage? If so, that’s what PokerStars’ MicroMillions tournament series is all about. MicroMillions ...  Read more...

Bet365 Launches Sprint Poker

These days, it seems like every poker site on the planet either has – or plans to have – some form of fast-paced poker. Now the iPoker Network is joining the party, launching Sprint Poker, and ...  Read more...

David Baker Wins WSOP Mixed Games Title

David Baker has been one of the most successful players at the World Series of Poker never to have won a bracelet. Over the course of his career, he had 27 cashes during the tournament series, ...  Read more...

First Nevada Online Poker Licenses Approved

It’s official – online poker is coming to Nevada. The Nevada Gaming Control Board agreed to license two operators on Wednesday, giving them the right to offer online poker to residents and ...  Read more...

Rafael Nadal Officially Signs with PokerStars

Back in May, we reported on rumors that Rafael Nadal had been approached by PokerStars for a potential endorsement deal, and that at least one Spanish website was reporting he had already filmed ...  Read more...

Lock Poker Signs Felipe Ramos

Earlier this year, it seemed like Lock Poker was adding new young pros to their stable every week or so. With Lock busy setting up their new poker network, it’s easy to understand why that ...  Read more...

Friction on Microgaming Network

Usually, online poker players don’t have to worry much about the relationship between their poker room and the network operators. Even when a room decides to leave a network – as Lock Poker ...  Read more...

Some Fight Against Online Poker in USA

While progress has been slow, there’s no doubt that things are slowly moving towards the regulation of online poker in the United States. Nevada is going to have online poker ready to go within ...  Read more...

IFP Calls for Poker in UK Classrooms

Recently, the poker world learned of the Henry Street School for International Studies in New York City. This school was notable due not only to the fact that it had a poker club for its ...  Read more...