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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Australia Considers Online Poker Regulations

Look out Australia – national online poker regulation could be coming sooner than you think. According to a report by The Daily Telegraph, Australia’s federal government is strongly considering ...  Read more...

Progress Made on European Licensing Schemes

Just days after bwin.party made the decision to move forward with paying four years of back taxes to the Spanish government, it seems that they have gotten good news – in another European nation. ...  Read more...

Marvin Rettenmaier Joins Team Party Poker

Over the last three years, Germany professional Marvin Rettenmaier has been one of the most prolific players in European poker. He had done most of this as a member of the Titan Poker team, until ...  Read more...

Bwin.party to Pay Spanish Taxes

When Spain revealed recently that operators seeking online poker licenses in their newly regulated market would be expected to pay taxes on their last four years of operations in the country, ...  Read more...

Bodog Extends Sponsorship with Pasalic

Bodog Poker and professional poker player Tatjana Pasalic – known as “TattyTats” in the online poker world – have extended their sponsorship deal for a second year, with Pasalic set to remain a ...  Read more...

Nominations for Women in Poker Hall of Fame

While poker is largely dominated by male competitors, women have always been an important part of the game’s world. Unlike in many sports, men and women can compete on equal footing across the ...  Read more...

New Bracelet Design Revealed for 2012 WSOP

If you happen to win a bracelet at this year’s World Series of Poker, there’s a good chance you might want to show off your gold bracelet. Sure, this has always been true, but now you might find ...  Read more...

Revenues Up Slightly for bwin.party

After a turbulent year for the newly formed company, bwin.party announced this week that revenues were up slightly in the first quarter of 2012. Overall, the company brought in €215.9 million in ...  Read more...

‘The Micros’ Set for Return as Web Comic

If you’re like many online poker players, you may have noticed that there’s been a little something missing from the world of online poker over the past few months. No, it’s not Full Tilt Poker ...  Read more...

Tax Could Derail Spanish Online Poker

We’ve talked a lot recently about the upcoming plans to regulate Spain’s online poker market. The regulations are set to kick in on June 1st, when Spain will begin awarding licenses to some of ...  Read more...