Poker News

  • 26 April 2006

    2nd Annual Poker Industry Expo To Be Held December 7-8, 2006 in Costa Rica

    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire/ — Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that its second annual Poker Industry Conference and Exposition will be held December 7-8, 2006 in San Jose, Costa Rica at the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel.The Poker Industry Expo (http://www.PokerIndustryExpo.com ) is a convention that covers the business of poker, focusing on management, marketing and technology. Poker room and online poker executives will be in attendance.

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  • 24 April 2006

    World Poker Tour World Championship(TM) Breaks Money & Attendance Records at Bellagio

    Press Release Source: WPT Enterprises, Inc. World Poker Tour World Championship(TM) Breaks Money & Attendance Records at Bellagio Thursday April 20, 8:45 am ET 605 of the World’s Best Players Lured With Record Prize Pool of $15,125,000 Winner to Pocket More Than $3.

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  • 22 April 2006

    CELEB POKER GETS SOME WINNERS OFF TO SCOTLAND

    Celeb Poker always has an aggressive schedule of satellite tournaments designed to offer the opportunity for their players to gain entry at a very, very low cost to major land-based tournament poker events around the world. One of the more exciting programs Celeb Poker have to offer involves satellite playoffs into the very prestigious Scottish Poker Championships, which are ultimately going to be held on July 1st and 2nd at the Maybury Casino in Edinburgh.

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  • 17 April 2006

    BODOG USES WORLD-CLASS POKER AS PART OF WINNING ENTERTAINMENT MIX

    Bodog has, in a very short period of time, become one of the more remarkable success stories in the online gaming world. With headquarters in Costa Rica, Bodog has built itself into a position where it is a major player in the industry, and in fact, was recently listed as the #7 most influential operator in the business, according to eGaming Review.

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  • 16 April 2006

    POKER TOURNAMENT HEAVYWEIGHTS AT WORLD POKER CONGRESS

    It is arguable who might be termed the “Babe Ruth of Poker.” Maybe it’s Johnny Moss. Maybe it’s Doyle Brunson. Maybe it’s Amarillo Slim Preston.

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  • 16 April 2006

    NEW DEAL LETS IMPERIAL POKER GIVE A PIECE OF THE ACTION TO PLAYERS

    Imperial Poker is ready to undertake something of an overhaul. The popular site has been purchased by IGV Limited, which already owns PokerSyndicate.com. As part of the overall plan, there will be complete integration with PokerSyndicate, which has a unique structure among poker sites, in that its theme is “For players……by players.” In effect, the site is 100% owned by its players (customers).

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  • 15 January 2006

    Ultimate Bet, Poker Share, Poker Stars and Party Poker news.

    Ultimate Bet, planning on a 200 Million Pound floatation, is likely to be sued for 100 Million British Pound by Poker Share, further delaying the floatation. This is ocurring because apparently Poker Share offered players a better deal and this caused Ultimate Bet to withdraw technologies it had promised Poker Share could use. Ultimate Bet’s listing has now been stalled since summer, and Ecapsa, it’s owner, has hired Canaccord Capital to consult on the listing.

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  • 06 January 2006

    Absolute Poker quickly became the "rising star" of online poker with over 8000+ players online

    Play online poker at Absolute Poker today! GAMES & ACTION Full menu of games and limits including 6 player max tables, great micro limit games and no limit games. From $25/$50 all the way down to .02/.04 games, Absolute Poker has the action you’re looking for along with over 8,000 players at peak times to keep the games going around the clock. PROMOTIONS Best Sign Up Bonus with code AP35: Absolute Poker has the best site up bonus offered at any online poker site.

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  • 16 December 2005

    BETandWIN buys Ongame

    16.12.2005 BETandWIN.com Interactive Entertainment AG (VSE: BWIN) has announced today that it has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ongame e-solutions AB (“Ongame”). Ongame owns and operates, amongst other sites, one of the world’s leading poker websites, Poker Room, and runs one of the fastest growing and most liquid poker networks as a B2B service provider.

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  • 25 October 2005

    Party Poker makes correct decision

    Gambling picks up at Partygaming – 24/10/05 Excerpt from ATE Online The demand for internet gambling has continued to drive growth at the UK’s biggest online gaming firm Partygaming. There had been concerns that earnings would slip after Partygaming stopped letting players from rival websites gamble at its poker card tables. Partygaming warned that growth could be less than many analysts had predicted.

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