Poker Promotions

  • 23 February 2011

    Tiger Gaming is Poker for the Maple Leaf

    While US-friendly online poker sites are all up in the news, we know Canadian players deserve to know their value on the felt. Enter Tiger Gaming, a Canadian-friendly online poker site that draws the line at their neighbors to the south. Not because Tiger Gaming is rude (after all, that wouldn’t be very Canadian), but because that’s just how it has to be. If you are looking for a little Canadian poker action tonight, jump into the $500 Lucky Pot tournament at Tiger Gaming for just $.

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  • 19 February 2011

    Root for the "Home Team" from PokerStars

    In a recent blog post, we mentioned how a recent “ new to online poker ” forum thread was forming around the best places to play online poker for beginners. We listed what we felt were the obvious choices for new online poker players just starting to get into cash play: Bodog, FullTilt, PDC, and PokerStars.

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  • 18 February 2011

    Top 4 Beginner Friendly Online Poker Rooms

    Making the jump from hosting poker night with friends at the kitchen table to playing by yourself online with strangers can be quite a leap. In a virtual poker setting, you don’t have the benefit of tells and the familiarity of previous experiences to guide your poker strategy and inner judgments; you have to rely more on your gut, on probability, and on the fact that the other players at your online poker table all have the same handicaps.

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  • 17 February 2011

    The Added Advantages of Poker Privacy and Protection

    I had mixed feelings when I read about Crazy Poker’s new Anonymous Texas Hold’em Tables. While they advertise this innovation as a move toward privacy and identity protection, part of me wondered if I’d be more easily duped by a poker card sharp with an impenetrable poker face and an unsuspecting avatar named Poker Player #4. Turns out the whole reason behind the Anonymous tables was to actually level the playing field.

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  • 12 February 2011

    Bodog Poker and the Little Known Facts

    How well do you know Bodog Poker? Play there often? When was the last time you took advantage of everything it had to offer? Bodog Poker is filled with daily “Hot Poker Tips” like how to play online poker tournaments and how to transition from online to land-based poker without flinching.

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  • 11 February 2011

    Purple Poker People Eater: Play for Points and Profit at Micro's Purple Lounge

    During the month of February, the Purple Lounge online poker room is hosting a series of leaderboard tournaments worth up to $5,000 to the grand prize winner. There are three separate races, including two Sit and Go tournaments in particular that you may be interested in, particularly since it won’t cost you anything extra to participate and, as hands races, these games disregard both stakes and expertise.

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  • 09 February 2011

    The "Biker Bandit": How Poker Forums Solve Crime

    The news this week is filled with the story of the capture of the Las Vegas “Biker Bandit”, the fast-walking, helmet-wearing motorcyclist who parked his bike, ran into the Bellagio, robbed a casino cage at gunpoint, and then ran out with $1.5 million dollars worth of chips on December 14, 2010. Nearly six weeks later, we see his helmet-less face all over the television.

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  • 09 February 2011

    Happy Free-bruary from Cake Poker

    Starting on February 1st and rolling through all 28 days is Cake Poker’s $200 Blackjack Freeroll tournaments. That’s once a day for 28 days that you can take a break from you online poker game and kick back with the other great online card game on the market. Not many places where you can win that kind of cash for free online, and Cake is a great place to hang out anyway. The Free-bruary Blackjack Freerolls take place every night at midnight EST.

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  • 04 February 2011

    Kamikaze Poker Tournaments: Are you all in?

    Kamikaze poker tournaments are all the rage right now, both with online poker players and those who like to experience the action live. Kamikaze poker tournaments, as the name implies, are poker tournaments where poker players are forced all-in for every every hand. These “do or die” poker tournaments take no prisoners; each player is dealt the hole cards as usual. Once the board is dealt, the winner of the table advances.

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  • 02 February 2011

    Intertops February Free-For-All: $300 and a bag of (Gold) Chips

    If you play online poker at Intertops Poker, now’s your chance to cash in on some free reload bonus money. Starting on February 4, 2011, Intertops Poker is offering a 100% reload deposit match (up to $300!) for its current online poker players plus 2 free Gold chips. This is a limited offer, ending in just four days, on February 8th.

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