888poker Withdraws From Australia And Slovenia Markets

Categories: Poker News
Posted on: 17th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The world’s second largest poker site 888poker has pulled out from the Australian market, becoming the first major online operator to announce its exit from the grey market. An email sent to registered Australian players informed them that with effect from Jan 16 they would not be able to access the site. In a statement,…

Dominik Nitsche Talks About Upcoming 888poker XL Series

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Posted on: 10th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

888poker ambassador Dominik Nitsche who took the third place in the 2016 edition of Super XL Series is gearing up for the 2017 edition of the tournament that will begin Jan. 19 and run until Jan 31. The 2016 XL Series was the biggest tournament that Nitsche had won in his career and brought him…

MSPT And The Venetian Partner For First-Ever Poker Bowl

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Posted on: 4th January 2017 by: Adrian Sterne

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) and the Venetian casino in Las Vegas are joining hands to host the first-ever annual ‘Poker Bowl‘ as a run up event to this year’s Super Bowl LI. The $1,100 buy-in tournament will be held from February 2 – 4, 2017 and features an exciting $300,000 guarantee and will have…

PPC Aruba Winners Demand Payment of Pending Prize Money

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Posted on: 26th December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

The Players Poker Championship (PPC) has allegedly failed to make full payouts to the winners of the PPC Aruba World Championship that was held in November 2016. According to a media report, a law firm representing three players who cashed out has written to the organizers of the tournament asking for the entire amount of…

PokerVision Media To Launch Innovative Poker TV Offerings

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Posted on: 22nd December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

A subsidiary of ePlay Digital, PokerVision Media Inc. (PVN) has announced that it is launching a Digital TV channel offering content on poker, eSports, gaming and sports across several mediums. The new channel is expected to launch in early 2017 in Canada. PVN will be developing and operating interactive broadcasts as well as live video…

Blockchain-Based Poker To Challenge Current Online Poker Format

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Posted on: 19th December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

The introduction of an innovative poker product called Virtue Poker has the potential to shake up the online poker industry. Based on a new technology called Ethereum Blockchain, Virtue Poker is a peer-to-peer decentralized poker platform that offers a high level of transparency. Virtue Poker has been developed by the ConsenSys project which was set…

Partypoker Introduces Two New Formats For The Holiday Season

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Posted on: 14th December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

Partypoker recently announced that it has added two new game popular formats which are Progressive Knockout tournaments and Fast Five cash games, ahead of the holiday season Progressive Knockout tournaments also known as progressive bounty tournaments are popular with players as it allows them to win large prizes without having cash out at the tournament….

PokerStars Adds Six Stops To Its Live Events Calendar

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Posted on: 8th December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world carried out a major revamp of its live events programs last month which included a rebranding of the existing tour stops. The company decided to replace its popular European Poker Tour (EPT) with two new stops in the PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival. Last week PokerStars…

APL Tournament In China Abruptly Shut Down By Authorities

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Posted on: 1st December 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

Yet another live poker event in China has been shut down by the authorities, throwing the players and organizers into confusion. The latest shutdown reaffirms the uncertainty surrounding the staging of poker tournaments in the country. The Asia Poker League (APL) Shanghai was scheduled to be held from Nov 24 to Nov. 29 in the…

BetOnline Poker’s Sit n Go Challenge Gets Improvements

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Posted on: 29th November 2016 by: Adrian Sterne

BetOnline Poker are always one of the best poker sites you can play at in regards to the number of poker cash ring games and poker tournament you can sit down and take part in, however they are also a poker site that likes to keep their finger on the pulse in regards to what…