Posted by Carolyn on Jan 18, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Cryptocurrency continues to make huge strides in online poker as CoinPoker.com gets ready to launch the first stage of its ICO sale tomorrow. In November 2017, the cryptocurrency-based online poker room CoinPoker launched the pre-ICO sale of its CHP (CHiP) tokens, a new cryptocurrency that can be usedRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 17, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

A 27-year-old amateur poker player decided to play a live poker tournament for the first time in 2003 and ended up winning the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event for $2.5 million. That poker player was Chris Moneymaker who booked a seat at the Main Event fromRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 15, 2018 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world has hosted its popular Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) for six consecutive years. TCOOP usually takes place in January each year and draws thousands of online poker players from all over the world. However, it seems like allRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 15, 2018 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Now that 2017 is done and dusted, the Global Poker Index (GPI) will look back at the poker industry and award the top performers in its annual American Poker Awards. The popular award ceremony is returning for its fourth season to Los Angeles and will take place onRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 11, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world recently announced that it will be implementing its successful ‘Seat Me’ system in its shared liquidity network in Europe once the French, Spanish, Italian, and Portugese pools converge in the coming months. Seat Me System Protects New Players PokerStarsRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 10, 2018 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

When live dealer tables were first introduced at online casinos, players were hesitant to try out this new concept. The live dealer online software also had a few issues to be sorted out and it took a few years for live dealer online casino games to gain popularity.Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 08, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

UK based 888Holdings, the parent company of 888poker announced quite a few months earlier that they were making plans to enter the Italian gaming market. Since then, there hasn’t been a lot of news from 888poker regarding their Italian venture. The online poker operator confirmed last week thatRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 07, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Global Poker launched its Global Poker Championships in 2017 with the introduction of the inaugural Eagle Cup which had Sweeps Cash (SC) the company’s virtual currency as part of the guaranteed prize pool. The Eagle Cup had a prize pool of SC$1.25 million and saw more than 25,000Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 07, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal all agreed that they would share European poker player liquidity and signed an agreement to that effect in the middle of 2017. There was no specifications given as to when European shared player liquidity would come into effect but market analysts expected itRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 02, 2018 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players | No Comments »

Vanessa Selbst, one of the most successful female poker players recently announced that she has parted ways with PokerStars. She has decided to quit playing professional poker for a living and is looking to pursue a career in finance. Selbst has been a member of Team PokerStars forRead Full Article