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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Online Poker for Nevada Expected 2013

It may be slow in coming, but online poker in the state of Nevada will be a reality soon. But according to a meeting held Monday, it may not quite as soon as some players – and potential ...  Read more...

Spanish Online Poker Regulation

For close to a year now, Spanish online poker players have awaited the beginning of the regulatory scheme that their government was planning to put into place. Now, a date for the beginning of ...  Read more...

Belgium’s Restricted Online Poker Sites

Sporadically we have talked about certain European countries (see our international countries poker list) and how they have begun to crack down on online poker. While a country like England is ...  Read more...

Bwin.Party Joins up with Indian Tribe

While bwin.party needs online poker to be legalized in the state of California, it is fully ready to enter the US poker market. If the game is made legal bwin.party has already finalized a deal ...  Read more...

Regulated Online Poker in Spain

Believe it or not, Spain was one of the few European countries that sets irrational laws making it impossible for online poker to thrive there. On June 1st Spain will be running online poker for ...  Read more...

French Online Poker Report 2012

A new report out from France’s online gambling regulatory body shows a mixed bag for online poker in the country, as some segments of the market have done far better than others over the last ...  Read more...

Lock Poker Leaving Merge

Lock Poker has been one of the largest and most independent rooms on the Merge Gaming Network for some time now. The room had built an impressive team of sponsored professionals, and had even ...  Read more...

rUabot defeats Negreanu easily

Heading into the first ever Limit Hold’em Challenge on PokerStars Saturday, many observers had pegged the encounter as too close to call. On the one hand, you had Daniel Negreanu – one of the ...  Read more...

PokerStars 80 Billionth Hand

It’s hard to imagine 80 billion of…well, of anything, really. So when an online poker site says they’re dealing the 80 billionth cash game hand in the site’s history, that definitely says ...  Read more...

Negreanu Limit Hold’em Challenge

Limit hold’em is a great game, and for a long time, it was by far the most popular betting style in the most popular poker game in the world. But over the last decade, no-limit Texas hold’em has ...  Read more...