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 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 Nov 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The WSOP is over; the Presidential race is over; so let’s move on to the important stuff! This week Full Tilt Poker relaunched, and the relaunch was a huge success with players flocking to the tables, but you’ve probably heard all about that already, so in this articleRead Full Article

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

On Monday we saw the official announcement of the deal between bwin.party LTD and Amaya Gaming INC. that will see the latter take control of the OnGame Poker Network. The deal was first rumored to be in the works few weeks ago, after a deal between bwin.party andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

According to PokerFuse.com (one of the most reputable sources in the online poker industry) Amaya Gaming is working on a deal to purchase the OnGame Poker Network from bwin.party. The deal could be announced as soon as next month according to PokerFuse’s source (who elected to stay anonymous)Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The iPoker Network, the second largest online poker room(s) in online poker, is about to get even larger if the current rumors about them absorbing a fairly large independent online poker room, Everest Poker, are true. The move has not been made official at this point, and noRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 05, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The saga of 5050 Poker and the Microgaming Poker network seems to have come to the final chapter and for players at the site the news is not good at all. According to a shareholders report released on Tuesday the site will be liquidated after being terminated byRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 01, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

While all eyes are on the World Series of Poker the online poker world continues to trudge on, and not all of the news is good, as two sites have basically closed up shop, but on the flipside another poker room launched a Rush Poker type game andRead 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