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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  • 03 September 2005

    Titan Poker New Online Poker Room

    September 1, 2005 — Titan Poker Room announced that their new online poker room will open in the beginning of September 2005. Titan Poker Room offers a 100% bonus up to $500 and an entry into a $1000 free roll tournament. Titan Poker Room was created because Noble Poker was bought out by Empire Poker so the previous owners of Noble Poker created Titan Poker Room. Noble Poker was said to have too much competition for Empire Poker and that is why they bought them out.

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  • 01 September 2005

    Absolute Poker Sponsors Charity Tournament

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – (PRESS RELEASE) — Absolute Poker is sponsoring an online donation “tournament” to raise money for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief efforts. Absolute Poker will match all collected funds, donating 100 percent of money raised to help victims. The “tournaments” have been set up specifically for donations and are not actual poker games.

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  • 21 August 2005

    The World Speed Poker Open, London

    The World Speed Poker Open, London. Win a chance to play on the Poker Channel, Sky Channel 265, with some of the top poker pros from America and Europe. Celeb Poker are sending players to the first-ever £2,000 World Speed Poker Open. This tournament is a No Limit Freeze out tournament. Filming will take place on the 21st and 26th September, with the semi-finals and final being recorded on Wednesday 28th September.

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  • 24 July 2005

    Hollywood Poker's World Poker Tour Celebrity Shootout Tournaments

    Hollywood Poker The Stars Come Out to Play in Hollywood Poker‘s World Poker Tour Celebrity Shootout Tournaments Online Poker Site Provides More Big Bets for Members With Two Tournaments HOLLYWOOD, CA–(MARKET WIRE)–Jul 22, 2005 — Hollywood Poker is firing another bullet with two celebrity-loaded online tournaments. The World Poker Tour Hollywood Poker Celebrity Shootout I will be held on July 31, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.

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  • 05 July 2005

    The Gaming Club to Launch First Online Radio Show for Poker Players

    Tuesday July 5, 8:21 am ET Produced by Major League Poker, ‘On The Felt,’ Will Broadcast Live From Las Vegas During the 2005 World Series of Poker Major League Poker and The Gaming Club Online Poker Room announced today the launch of ‘On The Felt,’ an online radio show created for poker players that is available both live and on demand.

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  • 04 July 2005

    Poker professionals face the ultimate challenge: how to bluff a robot

    Please click here to go to News Telegraph, UK, to read the original article. By Olga Craig (Filed: 03/07/2005) In a vast, glitzy gaming room in Las Vegas, two poker players will soon be steeling themselves for a marathon card game. One will be struggling to conceal his nerves, all the more so because he knows his opponent will have none. For this will be no ordinary poker contest. It will be the ultimate battle between man and machine.

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  • 04 July 2005

    Hollywood Poker Announces Exclusive Access to the WSOP

    Sun Jul 3, 8:00 AM ET (PRWEB) – Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 3, 2005 You think you know poker? Well, you will now. Hollywood Poker will bring you the latest news, interviews and updates on all the stars and players during the world”s largest poker tournament, the World Series of Poker. Rich Wilens, host of the syndicated radio poker show “Poker Talk America” will host the interviews and bring a side of poker to the table that you haven’t heard.

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  • 04 July 2005

    Women staking their claim at the poker table

    Click here to go to Boston.com and see the original article By Adam Goldman, Associated Press | July 3, 2005 LAS VEGAS — No woman has won the prestigious no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event at the World Series of Poker. In fact, in the tournament’s 35-year history, only one woman has made it to the final table. But this year, several women have established themselves as top contenders ready to conquer the world of green felt and show this no longer is just a man’s game.

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  • 04 July 2005

    Goof Puts Man in Major Poker Tourney

    This is a link to the original story at Yahoo News KILLEEN, Texas – A computer goof has Robert Guinther headed for a seat at the World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas later this week Guinther, 65, entered what he thought was a $10 online poker tournament, but midway through he realized that he had accidentally clicked on a World Series of Poker satellite tournament with a $100 entry fee and it was too late to back out.

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  • 01 July 2005

    The World's First Million Dollar Freeroll

    Paradise Poker presents… The World’s First Million Dollar Freeroll The winner of the Paradise Poker Million Dollar freeroll will walk away with $1,000,000. PLUS over $150,000 in prizes for the Top 500 main event finalists. No strings attached. Here’s everything you’ll need to know 1. How do I enter the Paradise Poker Million Dollar Freeroll? There is NO Direct entry into the $1,000,000 main event.

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