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Chico Leaving Australia is Good News for Players at Ignition

According to a thread on the 2+2 Poker Forum, the Chico Poker Network is withdrawing its service for players in Australia. This leaves Ignition Poker as the only large operator serving Australian players, which will likely result in increased liquidity across the Pai Wang Luo Network.

Tuesday is Tax Day Freeroll Day at Intertops Poker

Intertops Poker is “celebrating” Tax Day in the United States by hosting a freeroll tournament on Tuesday and putting up $1,000 in prize money. Everybody with an Intertops Poker account is invited to play – whether you are a US tax payer or not – and, in order to enter, you will have to find a four-part password.

Gambling Regulation in India Could Benefit US Poker Sites

Next week, PokerStars will launch a ring-fenced .in platform in India and prevent Indian-registered online poker players from accessing its .com platform. As has been seen previously when ring-fenced markets are created, the outcome is often an exodus to sites not subject to national laws. Like America, India is a country made up of different […]

Winning Poker Network Announces Multiple WSOP Promotions

The Winning Poker Network has released details of three WSOP promotions through which players can win the buy-in to the WSOP Main Event plus an extra $2,500 cash to help towards travelling expenses. Sites on the network are also offering players a reload bonus ahead of next week´s High Five tournament series.

Online Poker Regulation in the US: Q1 2018 Review

The first three months of 2018 have thrown up few surprises with regard to online poker regulation in the US. However, looking forward, there could be some significant changes on the landscape – particularly if the Supreme Court makes a positive ruling in the PASPA sports betting case.

All Going Wrong for Regulated Gambling in New York

Two events occurred last week to negatively impact regulated gambling in New York. A request for tax concessions from two of the state´s commercial casinos was denied, and proposed revenues from the regulation of online poker were scratched from the state´s budget.

Million Dollar Sundays to become a Permanent Fixture at WPN

According to a blog post on the Americas Cardroom website, Million Dollar Sundays will become a permanent fixture on the Winning Poker Network´s tournament schedule starting this week. The events will retain their $265.00 buy-in and be supported by an even stronger satellite schedule.

BBJ Jackpot Won Twice in Five Days at BetOnline Poker

Up until last week, the Bad Beat Jackpot at BetOnline Poker had been won four times in fifteen months. Now it has been won twice in five days. As a result, BetOnline Poker has added $50,000 to the prize pool to make sure there is something worth winning if the Jackpot is won for a third time in quick succession.

Connecticut Taking the Slow Lane to Regulated Online Gambling

Reports of a recent flurry of activity in Connecticut have raised hopes that the Constitution State will be the fifth jurisdiction to regulate online gambling in the USA. Although this may eventually be the case, events so far imply Connecticut is taking the slow lane to regulated online gambling.

Bad Beat Jackpot of $624,661 won at BetOnline Poker

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.

As OSS Cub3d Reaches Climax, WPN Reveals High Five Series

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.