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New Beta Version of PokerTracker Released

December 29, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Hundreds of thousands of poker players have been using poker tracking software such as PokerTracker. PokerTracker 3 just released its latest Beta this Christmas holiday. The new Beta version includes a number of updates, features and improvements to give its performance a boost, which gives its players a much better time of making use of [...]

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California to Legalize Online Poker Soon

December 27, 2011 By Leave a Comment

The US government passed a law prohibiting online gambling in the country a few years ago. However, it was only in the middle of 2011 that the legalization issue came to the forefront. Did you like this? Share it:

DOJ Issued Legal Opinion on Online Gambling in the US

December 26, 2011 By Leave a Comment

The US Department of Justice issued a legal opinion recently which paved the way for regulating intrastate online poker in the country. Although the legal opinion was issued recently, the decision was made long ago when senators, Jon Kyl and Harry Reid requested the federal government to clarify its stance on internet poker. Did you [...]

Framework for Internet Poker Set by Nevada

December 25, 2011 By Leave a Comment

The key regulatory body of Nevada drew a framework for regulating online poker within the state. With this, Nevada will become the first state to offer online poker products in the United States. A comprehensive framework has been chalked out by the Nevada Gaming Control Board which incorporates quite a few new rules. Casino Companies [...]

Players can Earn Cash through BetOnline Poker’s Pop Points Promotion

December 24, 2011 By Leave a Comment

BetOnline Poker is offering its players the chance to earn a lot of extra cash through an exclusive Pop Points promotion. To earn these points, players are required to play real money poker offered by the r site. Did you like this? Share it:

Absolute Poker Founder Pleaded Guilty

December 23, 2011 By Leave a Comment

One of the founders of the well-known poker room Absolute Poker was found guilty recently for infringing federal laws. The US Department of Justice brought charges against Absolute Poker’s co-founder Brent Beckley for operating illegal gambling sites, earlier this year. Did you like this? Share it:

Carbon Poker Announces Value Added Tournaments for This Month

December 22, 2011 By Leave a Comment

The month of December is going to be action-packed for Carbon Poker players. About 5 value-added tournaments will be conducted by the poker site. These tournaments will run for the entire month. Did you like this? Share it:

$100k Guaranteed Tournaments Run by Bodog Poker Every Week

December 21, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Bodog Poker holds a grand tournament every week on its site. A $100k worth guaranteed tournament is held by the poker room on Sundays. A host of qualifying tournaments are run before the main event commences. Did you like this? Share it:

Full Tilt Acquisition Approved by Shareholders

December 20, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Transfer of assets is in progress at Full Tilt Poker. This will allow former players of the poker site to have their money back. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is acting as a middle man in the asset transfers. Did you like this? Share it:

US Lawmakers still Undecided on How Online Poker should be Regulated

December 19, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Several congressional hearings have taken place in the US, on the issue of legalizing online poker. However, lawmakers are still undecided on how poker should be regulated in the country. Formulating policies to meet the current budget deficit in US states is of key importance now. Legalizing online poker will generate revenues and help the [...]

Hellmuth Hints He may have New Sponsor and Brunson Receives EPL Lifetime Card

December 18, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Phil Hellmuth recently hinted that he might sign up with a new sponsor. According to Hellmuth, he is lucky enough to be in a position where more than one offer of sponsorship has been made to him. Did you like this? Share it:

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Bloch Victorious at EPL Pro/Am and LAPT, Returns to Brazil

December 17, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Andy Bloch will participate in the Epic Poker League (EPL) main event worth $20,000, after winning a seat at the tables through the Epic Poker League Pro/Am. Did you like this? Share it:

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Viktor Blom Returns to the Online Poker Tables

December 16, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Viktor Blom (21), who is also widely known by his online poker alias ‘Isildur1’, has been a player at PokerStars since late 2010. He is considered one of the biggest draws that the online poker site has. His exciting heads-up play against other superstars on the online poker scene as well as his intense cash [...]

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Bodog to Transform United States Operations to Bovada Poker

December 15, 2011 By Leave a Comment

In July, 2011, Bodog Poker announced its intention of leaving the online gaming market in the United States. Recently, the company announced that it will be transforming its United States online poker operations and re-naming it Bovada Poker. Did you like this? Share it:

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CarbonPoker Announces Tournaments for Fat and Slim Stacks

December 14, 2011 By Leave a Comment

CarbonPoker launched two new tournaments recently that are rake-free. These tournaments are intended to change how players feel about managing their bankrolls. The events began on the 2nd of December, 2011. Did you like this? Share it:

PokerStars Reveals Details about its Accounting Procedures

December 13, 2011 By Leave a Comment

A statement has been released by PokerStars where the site highlighted how it handles players’ funds. This has been done primarily to assure PokerStars players of the security of their real money accounts. The Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC) on the other hand, attempts to review the actions taken against Full Tilt Poker which led [...]

Extensions Provided to US Poker Rooms for Responding to Complaints

December 12, 2011 By Leave a Comment

PokerStars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt Poker got extensions to respond to the complaints filed against them by the US court. The Southern District of New York granted extensions to the poker sites on November 30th. According to the complaints filed, Full Tilt directors and officers, including the CEO Ray Bitar, Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson [...]

Carbon Poker Announces Exciting Freeroll Tournament this Month

December 11, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Through the latest freeroll tournament announced by Carbon Poker, players can win free cash worth $40,000 in a month. In addition, Carbon Poker is also offering free entries to a guaranteed $50,000 tournament held on Sundays. The timings for the weekly freeroll event have already been published on Carbon Poker’s website. Freeroll Events – A [...]

Corporate Blog Launched by PokerStars

December 10, 2011 By Leave a Comment

A new corporate blog has been launched by PokerStars on its 10th anniversary. Through the blog, the poker room aims at keeping customers updated about the latest events and news related to PokerStars. The corporate blog will have messages posted by PokerStars employees at all levels, including product managers, customer service representatives, executives and software [...]

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Full Tilt Share Holders Lay Claims to Seized Funds

December 9, 2011 By Leave a Comment

Share holders and board members of Full Tilt Poker, Rafe Furst and Howard Lederer laid claims to the funds which the US Department of Justice (DOJ) seized after the Black Friday incident. Both took the same path followed by their fellow board members, Ray Bitar and Chris Ferguson, who claimed $98 million from the seized [...]