BetOnline Poker´s Bad Beat Jackpot was won last week for $624,661 in a Straight Flush over Straight Flush hand. Because of the way in which the prize pool is distributed, dozens of players shared in the prize pool, but yet again one player missed out on a massive payday by sitting out at the wrong time.
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With days still to go before the Winning Poker Network´s OSS Cub3d series reaches its $2.66 million finale, the network has revealed another tournament series for next month. The April 2018 High Five series will take place from Wednesday 18th to Sunday 22nd and guarantee more than $1.5 million in prize money.
A document recently released by Pennsylvania´s Gaming Control Board states that Keystone State residents aged 21 years or older will be able to gamble online from any location within the state´s borders – except when they are physically present in a brick-and-mortar casino.
Intertops Poker is running a special promotion giving players the chance to win a package to the WSOP Millionaire Maker in June. Unfortunately for European players, the timings for the qualifiers and the package Final are not great; but, if you live on the West Coast, they could suit you perfectly.
The second leg of the Winning Poker Network´s OSS Cub3d series gets underway today with a packed schedule that includes TWO events guaranteed for $100,000. Today also sees the start of a second leaderboard competition in which ten players will each win four entries to Million Dollar Sunday events.
Last night saw the first satellites running for Ignition Poker´s Black Diamond Poker Open; but although the series is not due to start in earnest until March 3rd, there is a good reason to visit the satellite lobby soon, as special Sunday 100K and High Rollers events have been scheduled for this coming weekend.
Ignition Poker is running a time-limited promotion for first depositors in which – in addition to their bonuses – players will receive a ticket to play in the site´s new Sit & Go Jackpot games. Depending on the random prize drawn at the start of the game, players can win up to $30,000 for free.
Next month, BetOnline Poker will be hosting its inaugural Global Online Poker Series. The GOPS Main Event has a prize pool guarantee of $200,000 and – if you act quickly – you can take advantage of undersubscribed qualifiers with $33.00 buy-ins guaranteeing three seats into the target event.
With there being little chance a bill to regulate online poker in California would be successful this year, Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer has said he will not be re-introducing his Internet Poker Consumer Protection Bill in 2018. But, will any other legislator be willing to take on the challenge?
On Thursday 22nd February, the fourth American Poker Awards will take place at the Andaz West Hollywood in California. Prior to the event, readers have the opportunity to vote for their APA Personality of the Year.
Although the full schedule for the Winning Poker Network´s forthcoming OSS Cub3d series is yet to be released, the Network has announced it will be running three leaderboard competitions during the series and that the top ten players on the three leaderboards will each win four entries to Million Dollar Sunday events.