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Bodog and PokerScout Feuding

Bodog and PokerScout Feuding

December 21, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

To most people in the industry, it is no secret that Bodog and PokerScout have not historically seen eye to eye. More recently the distaste has grown a bit stronger for a number of reasons. Bodog ...  Read more...

Holiday Season Wrap Up

Holiday Season Wrap Up

December 20, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

There has been a lot of interesting news stories in the past few weeks, and it is only right that we recap some of what is going on in the poker world.  For one, Full Tilt looks like it may be ...  Read more...

Turbo Championships at PokerStars

There is a new type of poker tournament at PokerStars which is gaining a lot of attention. It’s called the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) and will host 50 events taking place from ...  Read more...

Christmas Promotions at Guru Play Poker

We have been going on a bit of a theme as far as promotions go, and we are sticking with that same holiday theme here too. Where most sites offer 1 Christmas promotion, Guru Play Poker is ...  Read more...

PokerStars, Hachem Go Separate Ways

PokerStars released a public statement concerning their relationship with pro Joe Hachem. Hachem, who won the 2005 World Series of Poker, has been with the biggest site in the industry for about ...  Read more...

This Full Tilt story has been going on for quite some time now, and finally it is looking like there might be a light at the end of the tunnel. The remaining shareholders from Full Tilt took ...  Read more...

Bodog Brand Shifts in US

Bodog Brand Shifts in US

December 15, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

Many people in the US have feared that Bodog will follow through on its promise to evacuate the US poker market by the end of the year. And unfortunately that fear is becoming a reality, but it ...  Read more...

Victor Blom Returns to PokerStars

When most people think of young, rising stars in the poker industry they cannot refrain from mentioning Victor Blom, better known as “Isildur1“. But recently Blom has been absent from PokerStars ...  Read more...

French Citizen Sues Over Online Poker

In a very interesting story out of France, a citizen there is suing the government for not restricting him from playing online poker. The unnamed subject is suing for about $132,000 and as crazy ...  Read more...

LG Giveaway at 888

LG Giveaway at 888

December 12, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

As we are all we aware of, it is now the holiday season. That means that everyone will be journeying to local stores in search of the newest and most sought after gifts for their loved ones. 888 ...  Read more...

Celeb Poker Introduces Back Bet Tables

Poker sites are always looking for ways to step up the ante when it comes to attracting and retaining players, and Celeb Poker has made the most recent move. They are introducing something called ...  Read more...

888 Wins Operator of the Year

888 Wins Operator of the Year

December 10, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

As we all know, 888 is one of the best places to play online poker real money games for a number of reasons. A little bit ago they gave us yet another reason to play on their site. At the eGaming ...  Read more...

Bodog Anonymous Tables Fixed

Bodog Anonymous Tables Fixed

December 9, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

Recently, it was reported that Bodog’s anonymous tables were not operating as they should. In fact, this little mishap made all the information that was supposed to be private, very public. But ...  Read more...

Celeb Poker Offers Improvements

The poker industry is always changing and that means that the poker sites in the industry have to change as well. In an effort to make the overall experience on Celeb Poker more enjoyable for ...  Read more...

Everest Poker 25 Days of Christmas

As we transition into the holiday season, it is important to remember the beauty of giving. Not only should we give of ourselves this holiday season, but we should also expect to be given great ...  Read more...

UB Data Leaked

UB Data Leaked

December 6, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

UB is one of the online poker sites who’s life ended in the wake of Black Friday. Players who were a part of this site were the quickest to realize that their money is as good as gone. And since ...  Read more...

PokerStars Introduces New Blog

PokerStars Introduces New Blog

December 5, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

One of the main complaints that former players had during the wake of Black Friday was that they were completely in the dark. By that I mean that very little useful information was passed on to ...  Read more...

Extensions For Major Poker Sites

During the aftermath of Black Friday, a lot of things were figured out, but at the same time there were many issues that needed further discussion and investigation. Before any further action is ...  Read more...

Anonymous Tables Trending

Anonymous Tables Trending

December 3, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

Microgaming and Bodog seem to be going tit for tat in recent weeks. First, Bodog made a public statement say that every one of their tables will be anonymous. Most recently, Microgaming Poker ...  Read more...

Real Money Poker Possibly on UK Facebook

eGaming review broke a story that Facebook, which has made its name known as the biggest social network, may be offering real money online poker play in 2012. As of now the idea is much more than ...  Read more...

One of the main reasons that former Full Tilt players from America want this deal to be finalized is because they would like to see the online poker real money they lost on Black Friday. And as ...  Read more...

Spain’s New Poker Network

Spain’s New Poker Network

December 2, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

Countries like France and Italy are already making great progress when it comes to a national online poker network. We are pleased to report that starting this January Spain will join them by ...  Read more...

Online Poker Traffic

Online Poker Traffic

December 1, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

70% of the most prominent poker sites in the world have reported that they have seen a significant drop in traffic over the last few weeks. On a bigger scale, all poker sites in the world have ...  Read more...

PokerStars Mobile in Italy

PokerStars Mobile in Italy

November 30, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

When scanning over the numbers recently, PokerStars realized there was a whole new audience that they, and most other sites, have yet to tap into. Italians lead the European continent in ...  Read more...

Nevada Accepting Gaming License Applications

Starting in February, the Nevada Gaming Control Board will be accepting applications for online poker rooms. This is a preemptive measure, but after it has begun they will quickly work out any ...  Read more...

Poker Sites Teaming with Casinos Again

Before Black Friday there was a lot of news about land-based casinos and already existent poker sites joining sides and working together. Most notably was Wynn Resorts and PokerStars. But as we ...  Read more...

Full Tilt Deal Almost Finalized

November 27, 2011  /   Mario Alfonsi

At first glance many poker players were overjoyed to hear the Full Tilt had finally been bought by French investment group, Groupe Bernard Tapie. In their original article CNN had mistakenly ...  Read more...