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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12-Year-Old Learns Lesson on Gambling

Whenever there’s a debate over expanding online gambling, one of the biggest questions is how sites can prevent underage children from playing these games. Over the years, online poker sites have ...  Read more...

WSOP Begins with Big Wins and Stories

No matter where you play your poker – online, at live casinos, or just in home games with friends – it’s hard to ignore the biggest poker event of the year. The World Series of Poker is in full ...  Read more...

First Online Poker License in Nevada

In a historic moment for online poker in the United States, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has given permission to Bally Technologies to run an online, intrastate poker site in the state of ...  Read more...

Tentative MicroMillions II Schedule

Back in March, PokerStars put together a fairly unique online tournament series known as MicroMillions. The series featured exclusively low buy-in tournaments, and they occurred in rapid ...  Read more...

Nevada to Begin Online Poker Licensing

Many states have attempted to bring regulated online poker to the United States, but so far, only Nevada has actually succeeded in passing legislation that would set up a regulatory framework for ...  Read more...

Family Pot Service

Family Pot Service

June 4, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

When it comes to new and exciting innovations in online poker, they’re usually restricted to two areas. Sometimes, the poker rooms themselves come up with a way to improve their services, such as ...  Read more...

WSOP, Action Heading Up Off the Felt

Like any major sporting event, the organizers of the World Series of Poker want the attention of the fans and media in one place only: the action on the felt. However, in an event that lasts well ...  Read more...

Spanish Online Poker Licenses Awarded

Spain said that they’d start regulating online poker in the month of June, and they wasted no time in getting the first round of licenses out to operators. By the end of the day on June 1, At ...  Read more...

New Jersey Poker Bill Faces Delay

Poker players in New Jersey are going to have to wait a while if they want to play on the virtual felt. That’s the news out of the State Senate, where Raymond Lesniak – the sponsor of the ...  Read more...

Lock Poker Making Network Switch

Just weeks after announcing that they would break with the Merge Network and start their own online poker network, Lock Poker is ready to make the switch, which will take place on the morning of ...  Read more...