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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888 Poker Ad Banned in UK

888 Poker Ad Banned in UK

March 3, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

A racy 888 Poker advertisement was banned by the United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after complaints surfaced that the ad was linking sexual success and seduction with ...  Read more...

Burst the Bubble at 888

Burst the Bubble at 888

March 2, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Ever find yourself playing the tournament and you begin to realize that you are slowly inching in on the money spots? And no sooner than that do you get knocked out only to find out that you were ...  Read more...

Elderly Women Summoned In Cyprus Poker Bust

If you play in an illegal poker game, you know that getting busted by the police is just one of the dangers that come with the territory. But for a group of elderly women who were playing for fun ...  Read more...

Sean Jazayeri Trumps Pros to Win L.A. Poker Classic

The final table of the World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic featured four professional players with long resumes of success in the poker world. But ultimately, it would be the amateur chip ...  Read more...

New Rake Contribution Method at Celeb

Celeb Poker is like any other online poker site who takes rake from every hand of poker. Unlike a lot of sites Celeb pays some of that rake back to its players in order to reward them for ...  Read more...

Calvin Ayre, Bodog Founder Indicted

Yesterday we dropped the news of the seemingly inconsequential US government seizure of Bodog.com. And today we have to report that the founder of Bodog, Calvin Ayre has been indicted by the US ...  Read more...

Bodog.com Seized by US Government

Just when you thought the US Government was done sticking their nose in the world of online poker, they strike again. This time though, it seems like they made a very uneducated seizure because ...  Read more...

World Series of Poker Africa Won by Local Pro

The World Series of Poker Africa is a relatively new addition to the world’s most prestigious poker brand, but it has already been a successful new venture for the WSOP. The first WSOP Africa was ...  Read more...

Phan, Somerville Lead LAPC; Ivey Out on Bubble

The World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic is one of the biggest poker events of the year, attracting many of the world’s top players to the Commerce Casino to battle for what is almost always a ...  Read more...

Guru Play VIP Program

Guru Play VIP Program

February 27, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Guru Play Poker wants to give back to its players, and what better way to give back then by paying cash out of their own pocket? With Guru Play’s VIP Program, players stand the chance to be able ...  Read more...