Poker News

  • 14 July 2006

    WPT Enterprises Concludes Agreement With CyberArts for Technology to Re-Launch Online Business

    Tuesday June 27, 9:10 am ET LOS ANGELES, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WPT Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WPTE – News) today announced that it has reached an agreement with CyberArts — a Silicon Valley company that has developed one of the world’s most advanced online software solutions for poker — to provide technology and software for re-launching WPTE’s online gaming business.

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  • 14 July 2006

    WSOP TO DEAL WITH MONKEY BUSINESS

    It’s been reported that PokerShare is going to enter a chimpanzee named Mikey into the 2006 WSOP in August. It’s also said he plays a mean hand of poker. Of course, it could just be a case of ‘monkey see, monkey do’ but with the huge number of poker players participating in the WSOP, the monkey will be seeing some of the best players on the planet. PokerShare may be bringing Mikey’s agent with him as well since they’re related.

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  • 14 July 2006

    Bodog Poker Pro David Williams Wins World Series of Poker Bracelet

    Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 12, 2006 — Team Bodog pro David Williams, the 26-year-old Texan who rocketed into stardom two years ago with his memorable runner-up finish at the 2004 World Series of Poker, has captured his first bracelet in poker’s showcase event. Williams bested a field of 478 players to take the top prize in Event No. 10 of the 2006 World Series of Poker, the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud tournament. He earned $163,118 for the win.

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  • 02 July 2006

    POKER.COM COMES TO THE RESCUE AND PICKS UP THE WSOP TAB FOR 10 PLAYERS

    Players’ World Series of Poker Dreams Saved 30 June 2006 (PRWEB) June 28, 2006 — The home of online poker, Poker.com has delivered on its promise to save players affected by CnR Poker’s inability to send its tournament winners to the World Series of Poker in July. An unfortunate situation arose in the poker world this month when online poker site CnR poker were unable to meet their financial obligation to provide World Series of Poker prize packages to ten of their players.

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  • 01 July 2006

    Team PokerRoom.com Fills Out for the WSOP

    PokerRoom.com’s Jim Davenport Makes Money at World Poker Tour in Paris Team PokerRoom.com Fills Out for the WSOP PARIS — (MARKET WIRE) — June 29, 2006 — As the prestigious World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris came to a close on 16 June, PokerRoom.com’s Jim Davenport successfully finished in 22nd place out of 232 players winning a total of $ 16,500.

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  • 01 July 2006

    Poker.com Saves the Day for World Series of Poker Hopefuls

    The home of online poker, Poker.com, has generously offered to provide the WSOP packages won by ten ChecknRaisePoker.com members who have been told that ChecknRaisePoker.com is unable to fund their World Series of Poker prize packages as previously won through their website promotions. (PRWEB) June 20, 2006 — The home of online poker, Poker.com, has generously offered to provide the WSOP packages won by ten ChecknRaisePoker.com members who have been told that ChecknRaisePoker.

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  • 30 June 2006

    Everest Poker Players Put on Strong Showing at the WPT Grand Prix de Paris

    Everest Poker sent three players to Paris to compete in the Grand Prix de Paris, one of the stops on the World Poker Tour.

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  • 27 June 2006

    Absolute Poker Signs Michael Mizrachi aka 'The Grinder' to Its Roster of Leading Poker Pros

    Mizrachi is currently ranked #1 poker player in the world; Absolute Poker launches one of biggest no-limit Texas Holdem tables in the industry with his name on it SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website inthe world, announced today that it has added Michael Mizrachi, aka ‘The Grinder,’ to its lineup of leading poker professionals.

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  • 20 June 2006

    CelebPoker Updates its Poker Room

    CelebPoker.com Updates its Poker Room with Many New Features and Options for Players (PRWEB) June 17, 2006 — The interactive celebrity poker room CelebPoker.com has released an upgraded version of their online poker room software. Based on new demands made by players, the poker software looks and feels more like a real card room than any other site online.

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  • 11 June 2006

    CelebPoker.com Announces the Launch of Their 25k Weekly and Monthly $100k Guaranteed Poker Tournaments Online

    (PRWEB) June 8, 2006 — Like many of the major poker tournaments taking place in casinos and on television this summer Online poker room CelebPoker.com has announced they will be hosting a $100k Poker Tournament online each month starting July 1st. The prize pool is guaranteed to be a minimum of one hundred thousand dollars no matter how many players are participating. This allows people interested in the tournament to justify the value of their buy-in before ever spending a cent.

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