Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2010 Posted in World Poker News | No Comments »

FlopTurnRiver.com cites a Canadian University’s study that shows playing online poker reduces cortisol levels in the brain. The study claims that as poker players become more focused on the game their body produced less cortisol. This would go against everything we know about poker since cortisol is producedRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 26, 2010 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »

A few entrepreneurs have decided to let real-money online poker rooms’ battle for legalized online poker, while they use the loopholes that have allowed Brick & Mortar poker events to take place for years. One of the biggest of these legal online poker sites is PurePlay, which insteadRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 26, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

The French online poker site Bet Clic has pulled off a major signing, but not from the poker world; instead they inked one of France’s best known athletes, NBA superstar Tony parker. The deal is reported to be for three years, and according to OnlinPoker.net, Parker joins BetRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 26, 2010 Posted in Tournament News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Marchese is a well known commodity in the world of online poker, but the man known as “KingofCards” to his online fans has had zero success in live tournaments. That was until he won the first-ever NAPT event at the Venetian Casino in Las Vegas. Marchese and 871Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 25, 2010 Posted in Poker Room News | No Comments »

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Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 25, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

The Brunson 10 is back up to five members, after the departure of Alec Torelli in January. Taking his sopt in the lineup is online poker sensation Alex “AJKHoosier1” Kamberis, who will join Dani “Ansky” Stern, Chris Moorman, Amit Makhija, and Zachery Clark as special representatives of theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 25, 2010 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »

The government of Norway has taken a controversial step by creating a new law that essentially makes processing payments for online operators based outside of Norway a crime. The law requires payment processors to verify that payments in relation to Norway can only be processed for valid operationsRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 24, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

EPT Copenhagen was won by 22-year old Swedish pro, Anton Wigg, who outlasted 423 other entrants to claim his first ever EPT cash, the winner’s trophy and 3,675,000 Danish Kroner. In contrast to the usual EPT final tables, play started nine handed instead of with eight players asRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 23, 2010 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

When 36,169 players take to the felt its typically for a freeroll tournament, or one of those Guinness Book of World Records $1 buy-in tournaments: Not so this past Sunday, when the $215 weekly tournament on PokerStars created a prize-pool of $7,233,800. PokerStars guaranteed a $4 million prize-poolRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 23, 2010 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker players will find an interesting bonus offer waiting for them the next time they log into the site: Full Tilt Poker is offering all current players a bonus of $50 to all of its players. Players have until 23:59 ET on March 14th to acceptRead Full Article