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For months, players from around the world who have money sitting in Full Tilt Poker accounts have been waiting for signs that the site might resume operating – either on its own, somehow, or more ...  Read more...

Poker Nordica Closing Down

Poker Nordica Closing Down

April 3, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Poker Nordica, one of the larger rooms on the Merge Poker Network, has officially closed its doors. The site ceased operations on April 1, 2012, giving players another month to withdraw funds or ...  Read more...

Bodog Signs Jay Tan

Bodog Signs Jay Tan

April 2, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Bodog Poker announced today that they have signed Jay Tan as the latest member of Team Bodog. Tan, a talented poker player who can speak English, Mandarin and Cantonese, will help promote the ...  Read more...

Jannick Wrang Victorious in Campione

At the beginning of the final table, it was two big name pros who had taken over the lead at the European Poker Tour Campione. But in the end, it was the lesser known Jannick Wrang who took home ...  Read more...

Big Names Head EPT Final Table

24 players entered Day 4 of the European Poker Tour Campione Main Event, and it took just over five hours to eliminate 16 of them and reach a final table. In the end, it was Fabrice Soulier who ...  Read more...

Premier League V Groups Set

Premier League V Groups Set

March 31, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

The anticipation for the Premier League Group V is building, and very recently the two separate groups have been announced. There will be 16 total players in the $125,000 buy-in event and they ...  Read more...

Jannick Wrang Tops Final 24 at EPT

Day 3 of the European Poker Tour Campione Main Event saw the field of 99 players play down to the last 24 contenders, breaking the money bubble in the process. In the end, it was Danish ...  Read more...

Roy Bhasin joinsTeam PokerStars

While Team PokerStars Online has quite a few players on it, there has up to this point never been a player from Australia, until now. Roy Bhasin, who hails from Sydney, was chosen over a few ...  Read more...

EPT Campione Day 2 99 Remain

Day 2 of the European Poker Tour Campione Main Event saw 325 players return to the tables for six levels of play. At the end of the session, only 99 players were still alive in the hunt for an ...  Read more...

Black Diamond Poker Open Going Strong

The Black Diamond Poker Open, happening currently on Bovada, has been a huge success up to this point. There are a total of 52 events in this tournament series and everything wraps up with the ...  Read more...

Day 1B Boosts EPT Campione Field

While Day 1A at the European Poker Tour Campione Main Event was a day featuring a small field of Italian players and the occasional foreign pro, Day 1B saw a much larger turnout, as 392 players ...  Read more...

Poker Maximus A Look Back

Poker Maximus A Look Back

March 28, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Poker Maximus was a huge string of events being held primarily on Lock Poker, but also across all Merge Gaming Network poker skins. The tournament series very recently finished up and with total ...  Read more...

European Poker Tour Moves to Italy

The European Poker Tour Campione began Monday, as 178 players came out to the Casino di Campione in order to take part in Day 1A of the event. At the end of the day, it was Italian Davide ...  Read more...

Local Talent Dominates LAPT Chile

Aliro Diaz battled past a field of 651 players to take down the Latin American Poker Tour Chile Main Event. Diaz, who hails from Chile, was one of three countrymen who finished in the top 4 spots ...  Read more...

PokerStars Announces SCOOP Schedule

PokerStars has released a preliminary schedule for the Spring Championship of Online Poker, giving players some insight into what they can expect in one of the two largest tournament series in ...  Read more...

Poker Open by Manitoba Lotteries

Last year was the inaugural Poker Open and with almost 1000 entrants, the event was a huge success. In fact, the prizepool of over $470,000 last year is expected to be shattered this year. This ...  Read more...

888 Super Stack Series in Canada

888’s live tournament series, “Super Stack” has recently announced that the Playground Poker Club in downtown Montreal will be the newest addition to the list of stops. The Super Stack Tournament ...  Read more...

50% Off $200k Sunday Blast

50% Off $200k Sunday Blast

March 23, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

William Hill is all about pleasing their customers and it is never as evident as now. If you want to experience all that the site has to offer you probably want to play in the site’s marquis ...  Read more...

Bodog Leaves Spain

Bodog Leaves Spain

March 23, 2012  /   Mario Alfonsi

Most people do not realize it but by the time June comes the only online poker being played in Spain will be regulated by the government. This is not necessarily a bad thing because many of the ...  Read more...

iSeriesLIVE Live Poker Betting

Several of the world’s top poker players are lined up to participate in iSeriesLIVE, a poker series that will give fans of the game (and other gamblers) the opportunity to bet on the results of ...  Read more...

UK to Tax Offshore Poker Operators

Playing online poker in the UK  is a beloved pastime by a majority of citizens. The UK government is well aware of this and they do a fairly good job at regulating and controlling the gaming ...  Read more...

Online Poker Measure Fails in Hawaii

In a major setback for gambling advocates in the island state, Hawaii’s legislature has declined to act on several bills that would have brought a variety of gambling options to the state – ...  Read more...

Isildur1 Bounces Back with SuperStar Win

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom may have lost for a second time against Isaac Haxton last week, but the high-stakes Swedish pro was back to his winning ways on Sunday. Blom defeated Alex “Kanu7” Millar in ...  Read more...

Zoom Poker Launched by PokerStars

Before Full Tilt fell victim to the United States’ Department of Justice last April, one of the best parts about their site was Rush Poker. The fast paced game was unlike anything offered on any ...  Read more...

Bodog Works to Prevent Collusion

Bodog’s anonymous online tables have come under scrutiny recently and players are not too happy with it. What Bodog is trying to prevent is collusion amongst players who are at the anonymous ...  Read more...

Frederik Jensen Wins EPT Madrid Title

Danish pro Frederik Jensen had come close to winning a major title on several previous occasions. In the last two years, several final tables, only to fall short of the ultimate prize – the ...  Read more...

Ricardo Ibanez Leads EPT Madrid

There’s only one local Spaniard still in the hunt at the European Poker Tour Madrid Main Event, but he has a great shot at taking down a major title on Saturday. Ricardo Ibanez may be the only ...  Read more...

888 University Championship in Quebec

888Poker cares a lot about students who are attending universities throughout Canada and the world. To show how much they care, they are hosting what they call the “888Poker University ...  Read more...

João Paulo Simão Leads EPT Madrid

If you’ve never heard of João Paulo Simão, don’t feel like you’re missing something; the Brazilian had come into the 2012 European Poker Tour Madrid Main Event with just three small cashes on his ...  Read more...

Mike McDonald Leads EPT Madrid

Day 2 of the European Poker Tour Madrid Main Event saw just over six hours of play, but that was enough to eliminate over half of the remaining field. When the dust settled, only 112 players ...  Read more...