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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Iowa Lobbies for Online Poker Again

Last Spring, in the wake of Black Friday, Iowa was one of the many states that was supposed to begin forming the guidelines for an intrastate online poker network. After some effort it was ...  Read more...

Jonathan Duhamel Gets in Fight with Martin Finger

There are a lot of people who cannot seem to keep their name out of the online poker news lately, and Jonathan Duhamel is most definitely one of them. He was originally in the news because his ...  Read more...

Gabi Campos Leaving PokerStars

Gabi Campos Leaving PokerStars

January 17, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

A recent story that was first covered by Poker Player Newspaper reported that Gabriel “Gabi” Campos Woslovsky was going to relieve himself of the position of PokerStars’ CEO. Currently there has ...  Read more...

Merge Players Already Enjoying Promotions

Poker news this past week revealed a story about a new promotion showing up for players on the Merge Poker Network. The promotion is called the Bad Beat Jackpot and to put it simply, players are ...  Read more...

Qualify for WSOP With 888

Qualify for WSOP With 888

January 16, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

On alternating Sundays, 888 poker will be hosting 2012 World Series of Poker qualifiers. The buy-in is not too cheap at $525. If you do not want to drop $500 on one buy-in, there are satellite ...  Read more...

Lock Signs New Pro

Lock Signs New Pro

January 15, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Melanie Weisner, a poker pro from Houston, Texas, is a name that most people may not be aware of, but that is about to change. LockPRO Elite, Lock Poker’s pro team, added Melanie to their team ...  Read more...

Week In Review

Week In Review

January 14, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

The past 7 days have been fairly eventful in the poker industry, and it is important that we recap on some of the action. First and foremost, the alleged criminals involved in a home burglary at ...  Read more...

2+2 Bloggers Critique Lock

2+2 Bloggers Critique Lock

January 14, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Lock Poker, like many online poker sites, strives to give their members the best possible playing experience. But as with any online poker site there is always some sort of disconnect between the ...  Read more...

2012 Aussie Millions Begins

2012 Aussie Millions Begins

January 13, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Yesterday, the Aussie Millions event was started by the beginning of the $1,000 No Limit Holdem tournament. The Aussie Millions lasts until the end of January more or less and has a running time ...  Read more...

Duhamel Suspects Denied Bail

Duhamel Suspects Denied Bail

January 12, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

This ongoing story of Canadian poker pro Jonathan Duhamel being robbed has taken a few interesting twists and turns, especially since we found out that the person behind the robbery was one of ...  Read more...