Poker Promotions

  • 10 January 2013

    National Heads-Up Poker Championship Revived on NBC

    After a one-year hiatus, the National Heads-Up Poker Championship returns to NBC in full flourish. With the first episode set to air on March 19th at 9pm EST, the NCAA-style bracket tournament will include 64 internationally known poker players and celebrities. These tournament is exclusively invite-only, and with the $20,000 buy-in, only those serious about winning will be in attendance.

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  • 11 December 2012

    AGA: Online Poker Players Need To Get Loud

    Most online poker players are aware the American Gaming Association supports federal regulation for online poker. Since the redefinition of the The 1961 Wire Act, states have been clamoring to establish their own legalized gambling framework, a move that the AGA feels is “almost guaranteed to result in inadequate oversight and a future tangle of problems for law enforcement and U.S. consumers.

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  • 25 September 2012

    The PPA weighs in on the new Reid-Kyl Poker Bill

    The summary text for the new 2012 gambling bill has been leaked to the public, and enough time has passed for a formal response from the Poker Players Alliance. If you are looking where to read the UIGEA Summary Text for your self, look no further.

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  • 29 August 2012

    The Real Future of Online Poker

    From its ups and downs and sideways twists, the history of US online poker is tumultuous at best. Nauseating at its worst. When the Department of Justice shut down online poker sites in April 2011, the nation’s online poker players were dealt a pretty rough hand in their favorite game. When the Department of Justice re-evaluated their stance on the 1961 Wire Act, stating it only applied to sports wagering, excitement was rekindled.

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  • 25 August 2012

    New York Agrees: Poker is a Game of Skill

    On Wednesday, August 22nd, Judge Jack Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York came to the legal conclusion that the rest of us have believed for years: Poker is a game of skill.

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  • 24 August 2012

    Real Money, US-Legal, Online Poker: Approved.

    All five commissioners on the Nevada Gaming Commission gave South Point Poker LLC a thumbs-up for its license to operate a real-money, intrastate online poker site. While South Point Poker has been operating a free poker site for almost a year, this official license approval “is an incredible step forward,” says Lawrence Vaughan, chief operating officer of the Las Vegas company to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s going to redefine gaming and what the state can do.

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  • 08 August 2012

    Intertops Unleashes New Tournaments in August

    Intertops Poker announced several new and improved tournaments for the month of August this week. Here’s a taste of what you can expect when you log in. (Not a player at Intertops? You should be. Let us show you why you should play at Intertops Poker, and then go play online poker there). Intertops $25,000 FPP Race in August Every month, Intertops tempts its players with a $25,000 points race, and August is no exception. Each week a new FPP race worth $6,250 will launch.

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  • 05 August 2012

    Club WPT Slashes Membership Fee

    Lately it’s hard to look anywhere without seeing the Olympic logo, hearing the Olympic theme song, or being thrust into the race for the gold medals. Online poker is no exception. Take Club WPT, for instance. In their “The Road to Poker Gold” promotion, currently running until August 9, 2012, new VIP members can take half off their first month’s membership fee. That means your first month is $9.95 instead of the regular $19.95 (which is more than 50%, if you do the math).

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  • 08 July 2012

    Shuffle Master Dumps Ongame; Zynga Asks It Out

    Shuffle Master recently rescinded its offer to purchase the Ongame Poker Network from citing that evaluations of Ongame’s operations would require more effort and money than anticipated to achieve Shuffle Master’s required results. It’s your typical story of iGaming company meets available poker network, offers to buy it, and then dumps it months later for being too high maintenance (and not putting out enough).

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  • 07 June 2012

    PokerStars Awarded Spanish Gaming License

    PokerStars can now officially operate their online poker room in Spain, thanks to license they were awarded recently. Quickly following the license announcement came the launch of the new, a poker room dedicated to Spanish online poker players. If you reside in Spain, you will be given the option to either open up a new account with the Spanish PokerStars on your own or get assistence in doing so.

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