Looking out the window you can tell that this is going to be a great summer. The weather is great and great destinations are waiting all around the world. Usually this is the part of the year when many poker players feel the same way, thus the drop in most poker room’s traffic during the [...]
PokerStars is back at it. They have announced a new promotion, or tournament rather, for the Sunday Majors! This one is called the Sunday Cubed $55 Rebuy. The Sunday Cubed $55 Rebuy will guarantee a nice $50,000 in prizes. This tournament will cater more towards the people in the Eastern Hemisphere as it’s starting time [...]
In a bizarre poker headline this week, American online poker pro Daniel Cates, who plays under the screen names Jungleman and w00ki3z, was denied entry into Canada. Cates was attempting to move to Canada to continue his online nosebleed play, as he posted on his Twitter July 26th, “leaving for Vancouver tomorrow, time to crush [...]
Earlier this month Brad Daugherty, 1991 WSOP Main Event Champion, put one of his most prized possessions up for sale on Ebay.com, his 1991 WSOP Main Event Bracelet. Under the Ebay handle “Ratster”, Daughterty offered his 1991 WSOP Main Event bracelet to the highest bidder. With only 41 WSOP Main Event bracelets in existence, this [...]
Federated Sports & Gaming, Inc. is about to make a big bet in the poker industry. The start-up company promotes poker-related businesses and is expected to announce a deal with the newly founded Epic Poker League. Though many have reacted with doom and gloom to Black Friday, Federated Sports believes there is plenty of money [...]
After building up for a considerable amount of time, Interpoker’s Bad Beat Jackpot has finally been captured. Just days ago, a table featuring nine players with €0.50/€1 No Limit Hold’em gameplay managed to haul in this massive €1,265,583.34 prize pool.
When Black Friday took place and Americans could no longer play on the three biggest poker sites in the world, it became clear that PokerStars has never put all their eggs in one basket. Even without Americans in the picture, their player traffic is still strong and they are still the biggest poker site on [...]
Come on, don’t lie: you missed Phil Ivey at the 2011 WSOP. We all did! Whether or not he makes the money, as long as he’s in a tournament, he’s headline news, absolutely fascinating to watch, and easily makes his table the most interesting in the tournament. Although internet poker certainly has a dominant place [...]
In a year which has seen all manner of setbacks for poker players, it’s nice to know that some things will never change. Come the beginning of September, PokerStars’ 2011 installment of the World Championship of Online Poker figures to be the company’s best running to date.
Warner Brothers Digital Distribution has signed a deal with 888 Holdings, which will lead to the development of some popularly branded games. Specifically, 888 will now be charged with the creation of slots and other pastimes involving Warner’s “Clash of the Titans” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchises.
Most all U.S. poker players have at least heard of Bodog or even played at their site occasionally. For the past decade or so, Bodog has made a name for itself as one of the best sites in the world. They were also keen to the idea of allowing U.S. players which of course attracted [...]