Poker Promotions

  • 08 July 2012

    Shuffle Master Dumps Ongame; Zynga Asks It Out

    Shuffle Master recently rescinded its offer to purchase the Ongame Poker Network from bwin.party citing that evaluations of Ongame’s operations would require more effort and money than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 www.PokerStars.es, 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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  • 05 June 2012

    Cake Network Undergoes a Revolution

    As of June 1, 2012, the Cake Poker Network re-established itself under a new brand: Revolution Gaming Network. In a May 7th press release Cake Network announced that it was in the process of selling certain assets to Lock Poker, indicating that the maneuver would allow Lock to rebrand Cake Network, and it would provide all Network partners, poker rooms, and online poker players the chance to participate in the growing Revolution Gaming Network. The change is now in place at member poker rooms.

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  • 21 March 2012

    Bovada Pulls The Velvet Rope: Some US States No Longer on VIP List

    Online gambling forums and news sites are grumbling with the notice that Bovada is denying certain players entry to their US-friendly online poker site. As of mid-December 2011, Bovada was created by Bodog as a way to separate the North American market from its successful rest-of-the-world division.

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  • 28 February 2012

    Everleaf Poker Makes Announcement Regarding US Operations

    After weeks of silence, Everleaf Poker has now issued a statement regarding its current policy prohibiting players from the United States. (If you need to be caught up: Earlier this month, as a response to a cease and desist order from the US Department of Homeland Security, Everleaf poker shut its doors to all new and current US online poker players).

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  • 06 February 2012

    ClubWPT increases monthly prize pool to $125,000

    As if we needed another reason why Club WPT is one of our favorite US-friendly online poker sites, the popular place for subscription poker just increased its monthly tournament prize pool to $125,000. Paid VIP members now have even more chances to play the game they love and win the money they love without putting any additional money down. For a steady $19.95 per month, Club WPT provides a lot of value for online poker players.

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  • 04 February 2012

    2012: The Year of the $500,000 Latin Series of Poker

    Today the organizers of the Latin Series of Poker (to live in infamy as LSOP) announced they will guarantee a prize $500,000 prize pool for the first annual Latin Series of Poker tournament. This Texas Hold’em tournament is scheduled from June 5th to June 10th at the Atlantic City Casino in Lima, Peru. .

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  • 02 February 2012

    Love (of Winning) is in the Air at Intertops Poker

    Intertops just announced its February promotions, and we couldn’t wait to show them to you. Have you ever played the Intertops Match & Win game? Its “Heart Edition” for February 2012 will award you with single Gold Card cash prizes–up to $1,000. All you need to do to play is log in, and match the Gold Cards you earned during the month of February to the ones shown on the game board. Match ‘em and win the displayed prize quicker than a cupid’s arrow!

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  • 17 January 2012

    Purple Lounge Poker Bids Farewell to Microgaming

    As of January 16th, 2012, Purple Lounge online poker room will no longer be touting Microgaming poker software. The move to Entraction (the online poker software powered by heavy-hitter IGT) was, as the Purple Lounge website puts it, part of its “evolution”. “Entraction means pure poker with more fish,” claims Purple Lounge, and the game list backs up this description.

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  • 18 December 2011

    Bodog is now Bovada: How Poker Players Will Be Affected

    It seems all the speculation has been proven true: Bodog is re-branding for US-players. Since the Bodog Brand licensing agreement with the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group expires at the end of 2011, MMGG will no longer be operating under the Bodog name or the www.bodog.eu website. As of today, the operation-formerly-known-as-Bodog is now branded as Bovada. What does this mean for the thousands of online poker players loyal to Bodog? Essentially nothing.

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