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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Most Shocking Poker News of 2011

As the calendar turns to a new year it is important that we look back on all that happened in the world of poker over the last 365 days.The biggest story, by far, was the United States’ ...  Read more...

California Poker Legislation

California Poker Legislation

December 31, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

California is yet another state that has elected to vigorously pursue online poker for its residents. Being as liberal as they are, it is really no surprise that California is moving forward with ...  Read more...

Four Arrested in Duhamel Robbery

Four Arrested in Duhamel Robbery

December 30, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

The Montreal Gazette has reported that not two, but 4 men were arrested for the robbery and assault of Jonathan Duhamel. The robbery happened last week in broad daylight and to me it comes as no ...  Read more...

PokerStars To Grow Advertising

PokerStars To Grow Advertising

December 29, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

PokerStars has been the largest online poker provider for a very long time now, and they are doing everything in their power to keep it that way. The company that has a strangle-hold on the ...  Read more...

Ben Lamb is Best Player in 2011

Ben Lamb is Best Player in 2011

December 28, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

Ben Lamb, who made a very impressive run this past summer earning just under $5.5 million in about a month, has received two awards that make him part of elite company. Lamb stormed through the ...  Read more...

Delayed Payouts From Carbon Poker

Breeze Zuckerman, who is an up and coming female poker player  claims that Carbon Poker has yet to pay her prize money from an event in November. Zuckerman is well-known for being the top placing ...  Read more...

888 Expecting Major Revenue

888 Expecting Major Revenue

December 26, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

888 is flying high with the news that their expected profits are going to be above and beyond market expectations this year. The news was released from their home camp which is located in ...  Read more...

Jonathan Duhamel Victim of Home Invasion

Once, the world champion of poker, now he is recovering from minor injuries after his home was invaded. Jonathan Duhamel, who makes his home in Montreal, Canada was at the wrong end of a house ...  Read more...

Wire Act Does Not Apply to Poker

Wire Act Does Not Apply to Poker

December 24, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

The Federal Wire Act, which was established in the US all the way back in 1961 has long been considered a roadblock in online poker’s path. The Department of Justice released a memo that stated ...  Read more...

Lock Poker Making Christmas Special

Once Lock Poker got wind of a small annually played Christmas poker tournament in Omagh, Northern Ireland, they decided to make it an event. For the 18 players who each paid a buy-in of 100 GBP, ...  Read more...