News From The Poker Scene

2015-09-17 05:27
Merge Gaming Removes Skrill As Payment Method
The Merge Network used to be one of the biggest poker networks in the world in its prime. At the time it was a serious competitor to Bovada for the biggest share of the US market and had many big skins that also attracted players from other corners of the world.…
2015-09-15 06:08
Alex Dreyfus Wants To Remove HUD s From Twitch Streams
Twitch, the online screen streaming service, is becoming increasingly popular in the poker community, with more and more of the bigger pros streaming their sessions while talking to railers and teaching them a thing or two.…
2015-09-10 03:08
MPN Launches Screen Name Changing Feature
It seems that the future of online poker is allowing players to be as anonymous as possible, with many of the biggest sites and networks offering anonymous tables. Now one of the leading poker networks, MPN, will offer players the possibility to change their screen name to stay relatively anonymous.…
2015-09-04 04:45
Caesars Interactive Now Offering PayPal As Payment Method
It hasn’t been very easy for Americans to deposit and withdraw on online poker sites since the UIGEA was passed in 2006 and effectively shut down all online wallet systems for Americans to use, such as Neteller and Skrill.…
2015-09-02 04:01
PKR Signs Three New Senior Management Staff
PKR, one of the most well-known online poker sites, announced a brand new senior management team this week, as the company has hired three new people for key positions. The three new people will be lead by Chris Welch, an iGaming veteran with more than 16 years experience in the industry.…
2015-08-27 05:34
PKR Launches Jackpot Sit & Go s With 10 000 Prize
The online poker environment is changing. When the poker boom came 14 years ago, the primary games were just regular cash games, regular tournaments and regular sit and go’s. Today the traffic is switching to more casino-like games where players can win a jackpot if they get lucky or settle with a minimum payout.…
2015-08-25 05:39
Sylvain Loosli Wins EPT Barcelona 50 000 Super High Roller For 1 224 000
EPT Barcelona is underway in the beautiful Spanish city, with more players and higher prize pools than seen in many years. The Barcelona stop seems more popular than ever and players have given their praises to the tournament series.…
2015-08-17 07:00
Jungleman Wins REG Festival Highroller Tournament
Daniel “Jungleman” Cates is one of the most famous players in the world, well known for having played the biggest games online as well as having participated in major cash games and tournaments around the globe.…
2015-08-14 06:20
Revenue Growth in New Jersey in July
New Jersey is by far the biggest regulated igaming market in the US, with more states still waiting to regulate both poker and casino for their citizens to enjoy. While New Jersey started out a lot better than Nevada and Delaware, there still isn’t ideal conditions in the state.…
2015-08-11 03:40
NYX Gaming and Planetwin365 in Poker and Casino Partnership for Italian Market
NYX Gaming Group, the owner of one the Ongame Poker Network and a proprietary casino product, announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement with one of the leading online and land-based companies in Italy, Planetwin365.…
2015-08-04 04:04
Neymar Jr and Cristiano Ronaldo Featured In New Pokerstars Facebook Campaign
Pokerstars has been well known for sponsoring quite some personalities over the years, having both an online pro team and a special live team, consisting of famous people as well as famous sports personalities.…
2015-07-31 03:18
Pokerdom Launches Pineapple Open Face Chinese Poker
Pokerdom is one of the newest players to the online poker scene, focusing mainly on the Russian market, but offers games to players from all over the world. The site has experienced some decent success in its first years and has been growing steadily since its opening.…
2015-07-30 03:09
Playboy Poker Shut Down By NYX Gaming
The online poker industry is a rought business, where most small companies struggles to get a foothold and create profits. Many medium-sized companies also struggles nowadays and one of the companies that has been struggling is Playboy Poker.…
2015-07-27 10:02
Full Flush To Host Summer Online Poker Series SOPS
Full Flush Poker, the flagship poker site of the US-friendly Equity Poker Network, announced today that they are hosting their very own tournament series for the first time. The series has been dubbed Summer Online Poker Series (SOPS) and will feature 18 events over the course of 14 days and guarantee $150,000 in prizes.…
2015-07-21 07:20
Bluff Media Shut Down By Churchill Downs
Bluff Media, one of the world’s most famous and biggest poker outlets, announced late last week that they will be shutting down their operations. Bluff Media was the preferred magazine for poker players around the world since the poker boom started and their website was well visited.…
2015-07-17 06:07
MicroMillions Has Started 5 000 000 In Guaranteed Prizes
Pokerstars, the world’s biggest poker site, started their popular tournament series “MicroMillions” today. The tournament series will offer 100 different poker tournaments of different variants, types and buy-ins and guarantee $5,000,000 in prizes, with buy-ins as small as $0.11.…
2015-07-15 07:50
2015 WSOP Main Event November Nine Found
The World Series of Poker 2015 (WSOP) has come to an end, at least for now. The tournament series which attracts all the best players from around the world, had its last official day of play today, where the November Nine finalists for the main event tournament was found.…
2015-07-14 06:42
27 Players Left In WSOP Main Event
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is reaching its end, after having hosted a wide variety of different events for the past couple of months. The series has shown the world who is still on top of the different poker variants and boosted many players bankrolls significantly.…
2015-07-10 04:28
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 04:04
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.…

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