The UK Gambling Commission is introducing new rules from 31st October that (hopefully) will result in a fairer gaming environment for all online gamblers.
The Winning Poker Network´s progressive rake race – “The Beast” – is going to be run daily to see if players prefer this format over the weekly structure.
Party Poker is giving players the chance to win a MILLIONS Online seat by knocking out sponsored pros in tomorrow´s $5.50 buy-in BIG Bounty Hunter tournament.
From October 28th to November 12th, players in France, Spain, and Portugal will be able to take part in the Southern European Championship of Online Poker.
WPN is giving away nearly $9,000 every day in Steps tickets that set players on the path to qualifying for this Sunday’s Million Dollar Encore for free.
PokerStars´ Poker in the Ears Freeroll League offers cash prizes every week, plus the chance to win PCA satellite tickets and one of two PSPC Platinum Passes.
Party Poker´s extensive schedule of Progressive Knockout (PKO) tournaments has been further extended with the addition of BIG Bounty Hunter events.
888 Poker has announced God of the Arena, a $1 million guaranteed tournament with a $55.00 buy-in. The site is giving away 100 seats every day to promote it.
Party Poker has launched a new FastForward Rake Race leaderboard. you can win satellite tickets for November´s $20 million guaranteed MILLIONS Online tournament.
You never have to wait long between tournament series at WPN. They just announced a fifth Super Series for October with over $3.5 million in guaranteed prize pools.
PokerStars’ will award the top 20 finishers of a $2 tournament the opportunity to cheer on driver in the Russian Grand Prix. The player whose driver wins the Big Race will receive a €7,200 prize package to EPT Prague.
888 Poker is giving away 150 seats every day for events in the site´s forthcoming ChampionChips series via three-times-daily freeroll tournaments.
The Malta Poker Festival is one of the highlights of the European poker circuit. Qualify for via a satellite path that starts today at Intertops Poker.
Party Poker has launched 5 major promotions to tempt players to the site during its forthcoming PowerFest tournament series, worth more than $½ million in value.
The frequency with which 888 Poker´s promotions change may not be as often as some would like, but the quality of them is definitely improving. In the latest “Seize the Crown” promotion, players can win worthwhile amounts of cash in two different ways, and be in with a chance of winning $500,000.
For a limited time only, 888 Poker is hosting $1 buy-in Blast Poker games with a top prize of $1 million, and $5 buy-in Blast Poker games with a top prize of $2 million. If you have never experienced the thrill of playing Blast Poker at 888 Poker, there´s never been a better time to try them out.
Party Poker has announced the dates and schedule for September´s PowerFest Series. The event will run from Sunday 2nd September until Sunday 23rd September and consist of an incredible 670 tournaments guaranteed for a total of more than $60 million – Party Poker´s biggest ever tournament series guarantee.
A recently-introduced amendment to South Africa´s National Gambling Act plans to clamp down on perceived illegal online poker activity by introducing new “procedures for the forfeiture of unlawful winnings”. The amendment, if passed, could lead to tougher anti-gambling penalties also being enforced.
The full schedule is out for Party Poker’s fourth Caribbean Poker Party this November; and, although we were already aware of the big feature events, it looks as if Party Poker is making an effort to cater for online qualifiers with smaller bankrolls by including some tasty looking, low buy-in side events.
A recently launched website that invites visitors to vote for nominees for an Online Poker Hall of Fame has been questioned about its legitimacy. Readers are advised not to register to vote yet and, if you already have, be careful about clicking links in emails or social media posts received from ophof.org.
PokerStars has launched a special edition of its three-handed, hyper-turbo Spin & Go game in which players have a relatively decent chance of winning a package to the EPT Barcelona or an EPT satellite ticket valued at €530. Even better, the buy-ins for the special edition Spin & Go games is only €10.
The largest poker advocacy group, Poker Players Alliance, has rebranded itself as the Poker Alliance, bringing itself back on the map amid rapidly changing laws. The organization’s new president, Mark Brenner, charts a course for the future of the group.
Switzerland has been reforming its gambling laws recently. The country has agreed to allow gambling operations to expand, but it has voted to root out offshore operators. Some have seen in this move an attempt to impose Internet censorship whereas others have construed it as the fulfilment of social responsibilities. Switzerland has voted to block […]
Hope sprang anew for federal online poker legislation following a recent Congressional subcommittee hearing that centered around doping in horse racing. Texas Rep. Joe Barton, who has pushed for online poker regulation in the past, has taken up the cause again, much to the delight of poker players.
The Netherlands is on the cusp of overhauling its state-controlled gambling industry. Lawmakers are preparing a draft legislation that will address issues such as addiction and differentiate between games of chance and games of skill. Here’s a brief overview of the proposed changes.
The EPT Barcelona is the biggest of PokerStars´ live European events; and, to encourage players to qualify online for the EPT Barcelona Main Event, the site is running a competition that will award a PSPC Platinum Pass to the qualifier who lasts longest – one of ten passes that will be given away during the event.
With the 2018 World Series of Poker just about to get underway, the WSOP Main Event qualifiers are really heating up at 888 Poker. If you have not yet bagged your seat on a plane to Vegas, the site is offering plenty more opportunities to win a WSOP Main Event package, with qualifying routes starting at just $0.01.
A recent survey of Spanish online poker players indicates that Winamax will be warmly welcomed when it joins the pan-European joint liquidity market. The French operator has responded by publishing a web page promising events and promotions likely to result in a challenge to PokerStars´ current dominance.
Party Poker is running its second KO tournament series of the year from Sunday and packing 226 events into eight days of action. However, many of the events have lower guarantees than before and, in order to maintain a $10 million series guarantee, the site has added sixty-two more tournaments to the schedule.
PokerStars is welcoming Portuguese players into its European shared liquidity market with a €5,000,000 guaranteed TRIO tournament series. The series is being supported by ten-times-daily freerolls, a deposit freeroll offer and “Second Chance” freerolls giving away a further €25,000 in tournament entry tickets.