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25 August 2008HR 6663: The way forward for online poker?
Peter Sessions, a US Republican Congressman recently introduced a new Bill, the HR 6663. This Bill was introduced to clarify points laid out in the UIGEA, implemented, in my opinion rashly, and without any clear guidelines, back in September 2006. HR 6663 – Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Clarification and Implementation Act of 2008 Let’s get one thing clear, we are poker players. We play online poker for the enjoyment of playing poker, in the comfort of our own homes.Read full article
18 August 2008Bad Beat Poker World Record Broken!
If you are like every other poker player in the world, you will fear the dreaded Bad Beat. It happens to us all without exception. To compensate, many poker sites have introduced a bad beat Jackpot to soften the blow. The Bad Beat Pot works like a progressive jackpot, and just gets bigger and bigger until we have a winner, or a loser, whichever way you look at it. I have been watching the Partypoker jackpot closely. The Bad Beat pot, for the very first broke the $1 million barrier.Read full article
31 July 2008Feds Has Bodog by The Tail!!
According to Forbes the US Government has seized $24 Million dollars, from bank accounts that are linked to Bodog, and Calvin Ayre. The Federal findings clearly states that a serious criminal investigation of Bodog , in it’s entirety is on the move. In the article you will find below says that the US Attorney’s Office in Baltimore filed the lawsuits to seize the money at Wachovia, Bank of America, SunTrust Banks and Regions Bank.Read full article
29 July 2008Online Poker Sites Have Checks Bouncing?
The answer to that question is YES! Several online poker sites has checks bouncing, especially ones from ZIP Payments, where most are coming from, according to Gambling911. Some online poker sites were forced to use the services from shady type processing centers after the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act) that was passed in 2006. A lot of the online poker rooms that sent these checks, unknowingly, have started sending out new checks to the customers that received the bad ones.Read full article
26 July 2008Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker Form Cereus Poker Network
You never know what will happen in this business. It is always interesting to see what comes next. With all the controversy and player decline, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet have joined to form the Cereus Poker Network! They hope to become the largest poker network by pooling together their customers, in hopes to compete with the other large poker sites, such as iPoker Network and Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker. Read it all: http://gamingintelligencegroup.Read full article
19 June 2008Bodog Announces New Software for Beta Testing
This is very exciting for all the poker lovers. We always love to see new and improved games to play, and Bodog is keeping up the excitement, with their new software. Bodog proudly announces the release of their new software. It is in beta testing so all of you can download and see all the improvements. Now you can customize your game. It has resizable tables with full screen mode. And now too it has an embedded chat and details, and on-demand player tools.Read full article
05 June 2008Poker Pros get a Full House?
The question is, just how many of our Representatives, Senators, and Congressmen play poker. A few examples: Senator Ted Stevens does in his native Alaskian’s fishing camps. Rep. Charlie Rangel plays with his buddies back in New York. Rep. Joe Barton goes to Oklahoma’s Indian Reservations. Rep. Duncan Hunter plays Nickel/ dime, and quarter games on Capital Hill. And before he even thought of running for the White House, Sen.Read full article
27 May 2008Attention Poker Players!!!!
We have found that UltimateBet and Absolute Poker are and have been cheating their players!! Please read this and the link in its entirety!! This is very important information that all Poker players need to be aware of!! This following is a summary of this thread which originally appeared in the High Stakes No Limit forum on twoplustwo.com where the story of corruption at UltimateBet originally broke.Read full article
12 May 2008Female Star Cashes in at 2nd Event Sponsored by the Purple Lounge
Michelle Orpe has shown that poker is not just a man’s game! She along with a few others has shown her talent and skill at the game of poker! Keep it up Michelle!! Purple-Lounge.com rising star and sponsored player Michelle Orpe has more than repaid her sponsor’s faith by reaching the final table and shining in only her second sponsored event.Read full article