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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EA Unveils WSOP Game for iPhone

Making it to the World Series of Poker is a dream for most poker players around the world, but for many, the combined cost of traveling to Las Vegas and paying a tournament buy-in is just too ...  Read more...

Lock Poker Best Merge Poker Site

Lock Poker Voted Best Merge Poker Site The year 2012 may only be a month or two under way, but that does not mean it is too early to give a site some praise. So far in this year, Lock Poker has ...  Read more...

Moon Kim Wins WPT Bay 101

Moon Kim Wins WPT Bay 101

March 11, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

After a long period when amateur players seemed to be winning tournaments left and right, the last few years have seen poker pros dominate major events around the world. But that doesn’t mean ...  Read more...

Blom and Haxton Showdown Rematch

When Viktor Blom first joined Team PokerStars – a time when Blom wasn’t conclusively known to be the nosebleed stakes player who went by the name “Isildur1” – he immediately began playing ...  Read more...

2012 WSOP Europe Schedule Announced

The 2012 World Series of Poker Europe will see the tournament series once again return to Cannes, France, awarding seven bracelets over the course of two weeks this autumn. All events will be ...  Read more...

ESPN Releases Poker Players Rankings

ESPN calls themselves, “the world-wide leader in sports” and that would not be true if poker was not thrown in there somewhere. Poker is prominent on ESPN and every month they release who, in ...  Read more...

Zoom Poker to Launch Soon at PokerStars

PokerStars appears nearly ready to begin real money play in their Zoom Poker format, a fast-based version of normal poker games that many players have speculated would be coming to the poker ...  Read more...

The Fate of Canadian Poker

The Fate of Canadian Poker

March 8, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Over the past year we have seen a lot of turbulent times in the online poker industry. For the tough times we primarily have the US government to thank and now some of the top online poker rooms ...  Read more...

Bwin.Party Applies for Poker License in Nevada

Bwin.Party, the parent company of Party Poker, has formalized their efforts to return to the USA online poker market by applying for a Nevada online gaming license. The license would allow ...  Read more...

Poker Maximus Doing Well Early

This past Sunday marked the beginning of Merge Gaming’s tournament series known as Poker Maximus. The series is being played across all of the different online poker skins owned and operated by ...  Read more...