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Poker Maximus at Merge Gaming

Merge Gaming, which is home to popular poker skins such as Carbon and Lock Poker will be hosting its first large-scale tournament series starting today. The series will last a total of 22 days ...  Read more...

$100,000 March Points Race at RedKings

Red Kings is giving players the chance to win their share in $100,000 in prizes during the entire month of March. You do not have to do anything special either, because you will be earning points ...  Read more...

888 Poker Ad Banned in UK

888 Poker Ad Banned in UK

March 3, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

A racy 888 Poker advertisement was banned by the United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after complaints surfaced that the ad was linking sexual success and seduction with ...  Read more...

Burst the Bubble at 888

Burst the Bubble at 888

March 2, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Ever find yourself playing the tournament and you begin to realize that you are slowly inching in on the money spots? And no sooner than that do you get knocked out only to find out that you were ...  Read more...

Elderly Women Summoned In Cyprus Poker Bust

If you play in an illegal poker game, you know that getting busted by the police is just one of the dangers that come with the territory. But for a group of elderly women who were playing for fun ...  Read more...

Sean Jazayeri Trumps Pros to Win L.A. Poker Classic

The final table of the World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic featured four professional players with long resumes of success in the poker world. But ultimately, it would be the amateur chip ...  Read more...

New Rake Contribution Method at Celeb

Celeb Poker is like any other online poker site who takes rake from every hand of poker. Unlike a lot of sites Celeb pays some of that rake back to its players in order to reward them for ...  Read more...

Calvin Ayre, Bodog Founder Indicted

Yesterday we dropped the news of the seemingly inconsequential US government seizure of Bodog.com. And today we have to report that the founder of Bodog, Calvin Ayre has been indicted by the US ...  Read more...

Bodog.com Seized by US Government

Just when you thought the US Government was done sticking their nose in the world of online poker, they strike again. This time though, it seems like they made a very uneducated seizure because ...  Read more...

World Series of Poker Africa Won by Local Pro

The World Series of Poker Africa is a relatively new addition to the world’s most prestigious poker brand, but it has already been a successful new venture for the WSOP. The first WSOP Africa was ...  Read more...

Phan, Somerville Lead LAPC; Ivey Out on Bubble

The World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic is one of the biggest poker events of the year, attracting many of the world’s top players to the Commerce Casino to battle for what is almost always a ...  Read more...

Guru Play VIP Program

Guru Play VIP Program

February 27, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Guru Play Poker wants to give back to its players, and what better way to give back then by paying cash out of their own pocket? With Guru Play’s VIP Program, players stand the chance to be able ...  Read more...

Mickey Petersen Wins EPT Copenhagen

Mickey Petersen worked his way through a field of 299 players and a long heads-up battle to win the European Poker Tour Copenhagen Main Event. Petersen’s triumph marked his first major victory, ...  Read more...

WSOP Main Event Packages at Party Poker

The World Series of Poker, which is hosted every year in Las Vegas, Nevada, is easily the most popular live poker event each and every year. Because of that, players from all over the world of ...  Read more...

Final Eight Set at EPT Copenhagen

The final table has been reached at the European Poker Tour’s Copenhagen Main Event, with Norway poker pro Aage Ravn holding a big chip lead heading into the final day of play. Ravn catapulted ...  Read more...

William Hill Releases 2011 Financial Info

William Hill is one of the biggest names in sports betting and online poker in the UK. Since they are considered one of the best options in online poker, a large amount of English players choose ...  Read more...

Money Bubble Breaks at EPT Copenhagen

Day 3 of the European Poker Tour’s Copenhagen event saw 72 players return for a shot at 48 spots in the money. Leading the way into the third day was American pro Melanie Weisner, who headed a ...  Read more...

Online Poker in Germany in Trouble

In the past month or so we have reported on a number of different European countries who are either in the midst of poker regulation, or right on regulation’s doorstep. One of those countries, ...  Read more...

Melanie Weisner Rises to EPT Copenhagen Lead

While the European Poker Tour’s Copenhagen event may not have drawn the largest or most star-studded field of the year, big names have definitely dominated the tournament in the early going. ...  Read more...

Cash Crazy Freerolls at Celeb Poker

A lot of online poker sites give host tournaments and events that guarantee the participants a certain amount of cash as a prizepool. The downside to these tournaments and events is that usually ...  Read more...

Mads Wissing Tops EPT Copenhagen Day 1B

While attendance is still down compared to recent years at the European Poker Tour’s Copenhagen Main Event, Day 1B boasted a drastic improvement in the size of the field, and saw Denmark’s Mads ...  Read more...

Free Poker Training at Carbon

Free Poker Training at Carbon

February 22, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Carbon Poker and DragTheBar are teaming up to help you step up your game. The Poker training they will be offering for free has a monthly value of at least $30. The only thing you have to do to ...  Read more...

Steve O’Dwyer Claims Early Lead at EPT Copenhagen

The European Poker Tour was back in action on Monday, as EPT Copenhagen held Day 1A of their Main Event. A total of 83 players turned out for the first of two starting days, with American poker ...  Read more...

Champion Chip at Guru Play

Champion Chip at Guru Play

February 21, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Big tournaments are happening at sites all the time, and these tournaments are constantly giving away boatloads of cash. The Champion Chip poker tournament at Guru Play is no different, except ...  Read more...

Teams Poker at 888

Teams Poker at 888

February 20, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

If you are a big soccer fan, there is no better promotion than 888’s Teams Poker. This event is just like any other tournament you have played in before, except you are on a team with other ...  Read more...

888 Poker Ad Causes Controversy for Shane Warne

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has had a controversial career both on and off the pitch. It might not come as a surprise, then, to find that Warne has once again caught some negative ...  Read more...

Black Diamond Poker Open at Bovada

The Black Diamond Poker Open is a huge series of events guaranteeing at least $750,000 over the course of the series. Whether you play Hold’em or Omaha, or even 7 Card Stud, there is an event in ...  Read more...

Nearly 700 Turn Out For UKIPT Galway

While there isn’t much major tournament poker action in the world this week, there’s at least one event worthy of note happening in Europe. The UK/Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) stop in Galway saw ...  Read more...

Canadian Man Finds Duhamel’s WSOP Bracelet

In December we reported that poker pro Jonathan Duhamel had his house broken in to and robbed, while he was home. If that was not bad enough, one of the perpetrators was actually Duhamel’s former ...  Read more...

U.S. Online Poker Bill Unlikely in 2012

If you were hoping to see online poker return to the United States in the near future, it looks as though you may be in for a longer wait. According to analysts, it appears as though any attempt ...  Read more...