Poker News

  • 19 February 2008

    Poker Appeal Fails!

    Judges from the high court ruled that poker is a game of chance, not skill. They rejected the appeal against a previous test case. Former chairman of poker club Gutshot, Derek Kelly of London had appealed the decision last year, when a jury said poker was a game that depended on luck. Kelly was found guilty on two counts of contravening the 1968 Gaming Act, for hosting poker games at the venue, in January 2007. Later he was conditionally discharged for 2 years.

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  • 15 February 2008

    Cake Poker New Depositor Freeroll

    Come on over to Cake Poker where new players can have their cake and eat it too, with a nice 100% sign-up bonus of up to $500! But there is much more in store for the new customers at Cake, where they can also take part in their New Depositor Freeroll to grab a piece of the $500 up for grabs just for making a first-time deposit.

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  • 05 February 2008

    $1.4 Million Poker Jackpot Won by 18 Year Old!

    20 hours agoMike McDonald, an Waterloo, Ontario Native became the youngest player to ever win a European Poker Tour. Mike is a young pro, that is still in braces and not even finished his post-secondary schooling, has played hours of poker online in two major payouts.After winning $20,000 in his forth tournament in Prague, his latest victory has brought his poker career to a new level.

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  • 30 January 2008

    Triple Header at Absolute Poker

    Magic Number is Three at Absolute They say: Two’s company but trips always beat a pair. This is a threesome, you do not want to miss!! New Triple Header special. Triple Header is being played every Monday, at 20:30 ET. You have to win your way to these guaranteed tournaments. The $150K Weekly, the $75K Weekly, and the $100K Pro Bounty is up for grabs. Total buy-in prize value is worth more than $1650. So reserve your seat for the Monday night game for just $150.

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  • 18 December 2007

    Raised Stakes at 2008 World Series of Poker

    Raised Stakes at 2008 World Series of Poker 12 December 2007 VEGAS (PRESS RELEASE) Harrah’s Entertainment stated today the 2008 World Series of Poker Presented by Milwaukee’s Best Light and televised exclusively on ESPN will for the first time EVER begin and end with a $10,000 buy-in World Championship events and feature a total of eight $10,000 championships.

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  • 18 October 2007

    DoylesRoom Now Open to U.S. Players in 39 States

    DoylesRoom will open its doors to U.S. players, with the exception of 11 states, they will except players from 39 states in the U.S. America can test their skills against the poker legend Doyle Brunson at his own site. Because of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), DoylesRoom.com stopped accepting U.S. poker players in February of this year. Shortly thereafter, DoylesRoom.com left Tribeca Tables and instead became a part of the Microgaming network. The site’s U.S.

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  • 25 September 2007

    DreamPoker is now part of GNUF

    Keep on dreaming, but now together with Gnuf.com! As of now, DreamPoker will join Gnuf and we would like to invite you to become a Gnuf partner. Go to www.gnuf.biz and register your new account, make sure you type in dreampoker@gnuf.com as your referral email when registering. Today, Gnuf is the fastest growing gaming site in the industry and it is time for you to be a part of our success. If you already have a Gnuf.biz account please continue to promote Gnuf as usual.

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  • 05 September 2007

    PokerRoom.com GOING DANISH and TOURNAMENTS

    PokerRoom.com GOING DANISH PokerRoom.com is pleased to announce a successful release of both their website and client in the Danish language. German, Spanish, and English are already available on PokerRoom.com. Miami Time Tournament On the 10th of September PokerAffiliate.com will have a new tournament campaign called Miami Styles. Qualifiers will run on PokerRoom.com daily with both freeroll and $5+1 qualification available.

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  • 06 August 2007

    888 Joins ETHOCA to prevent Internet Gambling Fraud

    Internet gambling 888.com has joined with fraud-management organization Ethoca Limited to share data to wipe out customer scams online. 888.Com already has a state of the art fraud prevention system. As always they are taking care of their customers. The operator – which runs the Web site Pacific Poker, among others – is one of several companies to provide Ethoca with data-sharing information.

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  • 18 July 2007

    WSOP 2007 Main Event Winner: Jerry Yang

    Jerry Yang, an amateur poker player wins the 2007 WSOP Main Event. Jerry Yang is a 39 year old father of six children. A well known Psychologist in California, that truly believes in Miracles, as he says “My Prayers were answered”. Yang went to the final table with the second shortest stack of chips and ended up winning the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event. Yang dominated the final table, which eliminated seven of his eight opponents. Winning Jerry Yang a total of $8.

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