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2015-07-10 03:28
GVC Offers Bwin.Party 900 Million In Acquisition Offer
Bwin.Party used to be two of the biggest companies in the world in the 00’s, with Party Poker being extremely popular due to their early sponsorships of the World Poker Tour, while Bwin was popular due to major sponsorship agreements with teams such as Real Madrid.…
2015-07-08 03:04
Bryan Micon Pleads Guilty In Nevada Case
Bryan Micon, the face of the now closed down Bitcoin poker site SealsWithClubs and current operator of SWCPoker, pleaded guilty to the charges brought on against him by the Nevada Gaming Commission.…
2015-07-06 05:00
TonyBet Poker Obtains Danish Gaming License
TonyBet Poker was the first site in the world to really focus on the increasingly popular Open Face Chinese poker game. While the game still has a long way to go before it will be even remotely close to the popularity of Hold’em and Omaha, it is still one of the most played poker variants around the world at the moment.…
2015-07-01 04:38
Pokerstars Announces 11th MicroMillions Championship
Pokerstars, the world’s biggest poker site, announced the schedule for the 11th MicroMillions championship today, which will feature more than 100 events and guarantee more than $5 million in prizes. …
2015-06-29 04:37
TonyBet Takes 500 000 In WSOP Bets
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is underway and while the games at the tables are always quite interesting, TonyBet has found a way to make it even more interesting. They have created special WSOP bets, where the punters can place bets on head-to-heads and other special poker bets.…
2015-06-25 05:25
Full Flush Poker Updates Software and Launches Ante Tournaments
Full Flush Poker, the flagship site for the Equity Poker Network, announced a software update earlier this week, with the biggest news being Ante Tournaments being added to their tournament schedule.…
2015-06-23 08:15
Ourgame International Acquires World Poker Tour For 35 Million
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has always been one of the most popular live tournament series around the world. It was basically those tournaments, along with the amazing Chris Moneymaker World Series of Poker Main Event win, that created the poker boom in the early 00’s.…
2015-06-18 04:55
BigDog Banned For Streaming Porn Unpurposely on Twitch
Twitch streaming has become one of the latest crazes of online poker, where some of the biggest pro’s sit and stream their games live, or very close to live, where railers can follow the games including holecards and the thoughts of the streamer.…
2015-06-16 04:18
Phil Galfond Wins WSOP Event 29 10 000 NL 2 7 Draw Lowball Championship
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is underway in Las Vegas, with many events already over and the first millionaires already found. Not all events are that popular however, either because of a high buy-in or because it is a variant that not many poker players knows how to play with an edge.…
2015-06-12 03:41
Miami Dolphin Players To Participate In Charity Poker Tournament The NFL Says No
The NFL is one of the most watched sports in the world, having gained massive success abroad in the past decade, after it was mainly a sport that Americans enjoyed prior to that. Along with the success abroad, it is natural that countries where gambling regulations aren’t as strict as in the US allows betting on the popular sports.…
2015-06-10 03:51
Tonybet Offers WSOP Bracelet Odds
It’s World Series of Poker time, with the most prestigious poker tournament series in the world taking place the next many weeks. All of the top pro’s from around the world will be attending it and many will play one or more tournament and try and win themselves a bracelet as well as big cash prize.…
2015-06-09 03:56
PKR Launches 2D Client For Customers
PKR, the online poker room that has been known for many years as the true 3D poker site, announced today that they are no longer a 3D only poker site. Instead, players will now have the choice to play using the 3D graphics or the simpler and more commonly known 2D theme.…
2015-06-05 06:10
Max Pescatori Wins WSOP Razz 1 500 Event And Third Bracelet
It’s been a while for Max Pescatori, aka The Italian Pirate, but the Italian poker player seems to be back on track, after winning the WSOP $1,500 Razz event. Pescatori hadn’t won a major event for many years, with the latest being at the WSOP in 2008 and 2006.…
2015-06-03 05:22
Phil Hellmuth Signs As Poker Central Partner
Phil Hellmuth, one of the most well known poker players in the world, has teamed up with Poker Central, a new TV channel with poker around the clock. He joins forces with Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari, who signed partner agreements with the channel earlier this year.…
2015-06-02 04:48
Thrill Poker Goes Live On MPN India As First Operator
Thrill Poker, one of the leading poker sites in India, began their online adventure in 2013, but started offering gambling more than 40 years ago in India. Now the site will be the first site to launch on the new MPN India poker network, after partnering up with Microgaming.…
2015-05-29 04:35
Superstar Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Pokerstars
Pokerstars, the world’s biggest poker site, announced huge news earlier this week when they revealed that they have signed a brand ambassador agreement with the world’s best footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.…
2015-05-27 05:44
Mustapha Kanit Wins The 2015 10 300 SCOOP Main Event
Italy has had a bad reputation in poker circles for several years, with the players being considered some of the worst in the world. Mustapha Kanit, amongst others, is a living proof that Italians can play poker and do it very well.…
2015-05-25 07:52
138.com Transfers To MPN Poker Network
The MPN, formerly knnown as the Microgaming Poker Network, took some big blows last year, when many of their key partners left their poker network. Sites such as Unibet and Ladbrokes decided to go elsewhere for their poker needs and many felt that the MPN would soon die completely - They couldn’t have been more wrong.…
2015-05-22 05:12
Unregulated Poker in Denmark Alive and Well
On January 1st 2012 Denmark introduced a new law to regulate online gambling, allowing operators from all over the world to offer games in Denmark legally and thus ended the monopoly that the partially state-owned Danske Spil had for many years.…
2015-05-21 03:57
Tiger Woods Busts Mark Cuban At Charity Poker Tournament
Mark Cuban is one of the most famous people in the US, partially due to his great sense of business which has made him very wealthy, partially due to his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks and partially due to him being on hit series like Entourage.…

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