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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Chip and A Chair at Everest Poker

If you are anything like me, it seems like my cash flow is always decreasing. Everest Poker must feel for people like us because they are now offering an awesome new promotion. The Chip and a ...  Read more...

Online Poker Becoming Popular Film Topic

Online poker has recently become a hot topic in the world of motion pictures, with one film about to be released and another with a cast of stars slated to reach theaters in 2013. Both of these ...  Read more...

Black Friday One Year Later

Black Friday One Year Later

April 14, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

On April 15, 2011, the poker world was sent into a state of panic when it was announced that the United States government was pursuing legal action against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and ...  Read more...

Utah Anti-Poker Letter to Congress

There have been a variety of reactions to the idea of regulating online poker in the United States. Some representatives have come out strongly in favor of regulating it at the federal level, ...  Read more...

Israeli Police Can’t Block Poker Sites

An Israeli court has ruled that police cannot order an internet service provider to block access to foreign online gambling sites such as online poker sites and online casinos. This ruling came ...  Read more...

High Stakes at Manila Millions

Around the world, tournament buy-ins keep getting bigger and bigger. At many major tournaments, there are now high roller events that regularly see buy-ins of $100,000 or more. Next year’s World ...  Read more...

Phil Ivey on PokerStars as RaiseOnce

For several years now, observers have wondered about the identity of the high-stakes player named RaiseOnce, who has been playing in the biggest games on the PokerStars network ever since 2009. ...  Read more...

Manitoba May Soon Offer Online Poker

Very recently, Manitoba announced that they plan to institute an online gaming site that could be ready as early as next year. In addition to online poker, the government of Manitoba also plans ...  Read more...

UFC Georges St-Pierre Joins 888 Poker

If 888 Poker was looking to add a little more punch to their collection of poker playing celebrities, they hardly could have made a better choice. The company has announced the signing of UFC ...  Read more...

Epic Poker League Bankruptcy and Debt

One of the major questions surrounding the Epic Poker League when it was first formed was simply a matter of numbers. How would a league that charged no entry fee for its tournaments and actually ...  Read more...