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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Day 1A of EPT Deauville Attracts 339 Players

The European Poker Tour swung back into action Tuesday, as EPT Deauville saw 339 players take to the felt in northern France. Tuesday was day 1A for the Deauville Main Event, which carried a ...  Read more...

75 Billion Hands at PokerStars

75 Billion Hands at PokerStars

February 1, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

The PokerStars Network is the world’s largest without a doubt, and probably the most well-known too. They recently celebrated their tenth year providing online poker, and now they’re celebrating ...  Read more...

William Dorey Tops Field at London APT

William Dorey won the first ever Asian Poker Tour event in Europe this weekend, topping a field of 125 players to win a £17,130. As you might expect given the name, the Asian Poker Tour has ...  Read more...

Card Rush at PartyPoker

Card Rush at PartyPoker

January 31, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Starting tomorrow, February 1st and running for the entire month, Card Rush at PartyPoker is a promotion that rewards cash game players for playing like they would on any other day. Every time ...  Read more...

Belgium to Emulate Frances Laws

Internet poker laws, as much as we hate them, are everywhere. In virtually every poker country selection, there is some special requirement or restriction for players who wish to play poker ...  Read more...

Ferguson Holding Up FTP Deal

Ferguson Holding Up FTP Deal

January 29, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

A long while after Black Friday, nobody wanted to hear about Full Tilt anymore, but somehow it continued to happen.  A deal with a French Investor, Groupe Bernard Tapie, was in the works and ...  Read more...

The Future of Online Poker in Germany

The world is well aware of the dire online poker situation that exists in the United States, but few people know a similar situation is looming over the heads of Germans too. 15 of the 16 German ...  Read more...

Party Poker Premier League V

Party Poker Premier League V

January 27, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Party Poker is sponsoring a warm-up event for the World Poker Tour’s stop in Vienna, Austria. The event is known by players and fans alike as the WPT Premier League V and will be held at the ...  Read more...

Norwegian Poker Legend Diagnosed with Cancer

Thor Hansen is a Norwegian poker legend, and rightfully so after he has won a lot of cash in his career as well as two World Series of Poker bracelets. He is only 64 but was recently told he may ...  Read more...

Play in the WPT Thanks to Everest

2012 is not even a whole month in the books yet and Everest Poker has already been handing out promotions like candy. The popular Everest poker network  is giving players a chance to win an all ...  Read more...