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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WSOP Main Event Field Down

WSOP Main Event Field Down

July 11, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

One of the mostly unspoken fears that many had over the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event was a worry about the size of the field. Last year, the poker world was pleasantly surprised to see ...  Read more...

5050 Poker Plans Liquidation

The strange case of 5050 Poker seems to be coming to a close. As we reported last month 5050 Poker had found itself in open hostility with the network it was a part of – the Microgaming Poker ...  Read more...

Full Tilt CEO Ray Bitar Surrenders

Over the past year, many of the people associated with the operations of Full Tilt Poker have become targets of scorn from the poker community. But perhaps none of them received more flack than ...  Read more...

Big One for One Drop Begins Sunday

It’s finally here – what could potentially be the greatest tournament poker spectacle of all time is about to take place at the World Series of Poker. Sunday will see the start of the Big One for ...  Read more...

Mizrachi Wins Poker Players Championship

Michael Mizrachi made history on Thursday evening, winning the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for the second time. That made Mizrachi the only two-time winner in the short history of the ...  Read more...

Delaware Online Poker Bill Signed

There’s no doubt about it now: online poker is coming to Delaware. That’s the news out of the state after Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed the Gaming Competitiveness Act into law on ...  Read more...

Shuffle Master Backs Out of Ongame

Ever since the merger of Party Gaming and bwin, it was clear that the two companies held some redundant assets. One of these redundancies existed in the online poker sphere, where Party brought ...  Read more...

Hollywood Poker Folds

Hollywood Poker Folds

June 27, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

In a move that came with no warning, Ongame Network poker site Hollywood Poker has closed its doors for good, ending its run as one of the highest profile Ongame poker rooms. The site did not ...  Read more...

Satellites Begin for MicroMillions II

Are you a low-stakes player who wants to have a shot at the glory of playing on a big tournament stage? If so, that’s what PokerStars’ MicroMillions tournament series is all about. MicroMillions ...  Read more...

Bet365 Launches Sprint Poker

These days, it seems like every poker site on the planet either has – or plans to have – some form of fast-paced poker. Now the iPoker Network is joining the party, launching Sprint Poker, and ...  Read more...