Poker News

  • 11 September 2009

    Agreement Made on World Series Online Poker with Harrah’s and 888

    What do land based Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc, and online gambling giant 888 Holdings plc, have in common? Harrah’s, owner of the World Series of Poker, and 888 Holdings firm Dragonfish, have signed an agreement to apparently create an online world for the World Series of Poker and Caesars Casino. Dragonfish specializes in creating online gaming platforms. Mitch Garber, Harrah’s new CEO of Interactive Entertainment, states that the intention is to “offer online gaming in the U.K.

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  • 10 September 2009

    Online Poker Imitative in California Has Been Put on Shelf

    So it seems that this will not go to the Legislature till January. We will await the outcome. SACRAMENTO, California — As reported by The Desert Sun: “The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has just announced the Internet gaming initiative with California card rooms has been taken off the legislative deck. “Patrick Dorinson, a spokesman for the tribe that operates Morongo Casino Resort Spa near Cabazon, said the decision was made Tuesday.

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  • 08 September 2009

    PokerStars Gets Ready for Baltic Festival

    Get ready all you poker players for this big poker festival. It is being held by Poker Stars this autumn. TALLIN, Estonia — (PRESS RELEASE) — The world’s largest online poker site PokerStars.com announced that it will hold the PokerStars Baltic Festival this autumn in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. PokerStars Baltic Festival will be held in the conference centre of the luxurious Swissôtel in Tallinn from October 28 to 31.

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  • 31 August 2009

    Poker is the Most Popular Game on the Net

    When gaming players want to play that perfect game which combines skill, luck and the ever popular challenge, their perfect choice is internet video poker. They have their choice of game style, including Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Jokers Wild, Texas Hold-Em, and a lot more. There are also many different betting options, and skill levels.

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  • 25 August 2009

    Major Piece of WPT Assets Bought by PartyGaming

    This information was released by the press in California, here is the release. LOS ANGELES, California — (PRESS RELEASE) — WPT Enterprises, Inc. (“WPTE” or the “Company”) today announced that a subsidiary of PartyGaming Plc, Peerless Media Ltd. (“Peerless Media”), has agreed to purchase substantially all of WPTE’s operating assets other than cash, investments and certain excluded assets.

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  • 20 August 2009

    Hits on Online Poker Proposal

    On Tuesday Morning, when asked about a proposal before the California State Senate for a state sanctioned online poker bill, California Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, stated: “I don’t think it should be taken up in the last four weeks. I think it is a legitimate idea for consideration. I only have one question when I hear a proposal like that: how much money for the sate General Fund? It’s all I want to know.

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  • 11 August 2009

    Think you Could Beat a Champion Poker Player?

    If you think you have the skills and the talent and would like to test it out, now is your chance to see how you stand up to two Poker Player Champions. And the winnings go to a good cause. August 11, 2008 (London, UK) How about beating two? Jamie Gold and Peter Eastgate are hosting a charity poker tournament at The Casino at The Empire, Leicester Square Thursday, August 13th.

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  • 06 August 2009

    New Poker Bill Sent to US Senate

    We have been saying all along that poker is a game of skill and not gambling. Well they are finally listening to us. Robert Menendez, the Dem. Senator from New Jersey is backing this with this bill to the US senate. It is officially called S. 8309, the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. This is separate from the Bill that Barney Frank has in legislation. This bill is designed to legalize and regulate internet poker.

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  • 05 August 2009

    Open Letter to Michael Phelps From The Asian Poker Tour

    The Asian Poker Tour is requesting that Michael Phelps (the human dolphin or is he really a fish) in an open letter below to come and play in the Macau Festival, that will run August 12th-23rd at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino in Macau. Dear Michael, They say a week is a long time in politics and I’m sure you’ll agree that a year is a long time when you are a world beating Olympics legend.

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  • 29 July 2009

    Celebrating Their 5th Anniversary is Everest Poker

    Congratulations to Everest Poker for giving five years to the players of playing and enjoyment of the fantastic game of Poker! (PRESS RELEASE) – Everest Poker, official sponsors of the WSOP, have hit their five year anniversary and are celebrating by offering players (you guessed it) five different promotions including: $500,000 Guarantee Tournament with the 9 finalists playing in Las Vegas on the actual WSOP final table, where we will cover your flights and hotel too.

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