Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 24, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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The rumors have been circling for quite some time now, and Carbon Poker users have now received confirmation via E-Mail that their rakeback deals will be coming to an end, and all players will be switched to the site’s VIP Rewards Program. Furthermore, according to PokerFuse.com the switchRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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In the aftermath of Black Friday the Merge Gaming network emerged from the ashes of the US online poker industry as the preeminent online poker network for US players. However, throughout 2012 the network has seen its player pool devastated, and its collection of poker skins decimated asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 02, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

As the holiday season approaches Lock Poker, the flagship site on the Revolution Gaming Network has just unveiled their latest promotion, and it’s enough to leave Santa Claus green with envy. Throughout December and January Lock Poker will be giving up to $1,500,000 to their players, as theyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 01, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

When the Poker Maximus III tournament series got underway Thursday there were several notable absences of Merge Gaming Network skins, Black Chip Poker, Hero Poker, and RPM Poker. The three rooms had decided to withdraw from the network-wide tournament series at the last minute, a move that cameRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 15, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Dan Smith looking for a clean sweep in Player of Year races Since Bluff Magazine started their Player of the Year award back in 2005, only one poker player has managed to win both the Bluff and Cardplayer POY award in the same year, John Phan in 2008.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There has been quite a bit of gossip going on in the poker world over the past few days, along with all of the usual stories, rumors, and news. The big gossip has to do with separate stories regarding two former Team Full Tilt Poker members (who seemRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every week we try to bring you some of the stories you may have missed in the poker world, and this week there is enough fodder for two columns (so keep an eye peeled for another Hidden Headlines column in the coming days) with rumors, updates, and newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 06, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

With the Revolution Gaming Network now nearing its one-week anniversary the rivalry between Lock Poker’s old home, the Merge Gaming Network, and their new home, the network they purchased and rebranded Revolution Gaming, has heated up, with both networks making big announces and changes in the past 24-hours.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

On May 31, 2012 Lock Poker officially left the Merge Gaming Network and returned to where they got their start, the Cake Poker Network. However, the homecoming was not a sign of Lock Poker slinking back but rather the site came back as the conqueror, purchasing the entireRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »

  May 31, 2012 marks the official launch of the Revolution Gaming Network. Lock Poker officially left the Merge Gaming Network at Midnight on May 31, with the site bringing its substantial player base to the Revolution Gaming Network (formerly the Cake Poker Network). Unhappy with the MergeRead Full Article