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.
Here you find the latest online poker news.
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.
BetOnline Poker is inviting players to “Tweet for Your Seat” in a $1,000 freeroll tournament that will take place next Sunday; but you only have until midnight on Thursday to send your Tweet if you want to take part in the event.
Sites on the Winning Poker Network are giving players the opportunity to qualify for one of five €5,000 buy-in “Live Cage” events to be played in Costa Rica later this year. At least three packages will be given away every week to players who win seats in satellite events via the Beast and Sit & Crush promotions.
Ignition Poker will be hosting a $250,000 guaranteed tournament on Saturday 3rd February and is supporting the event with an extensive satellite schedule that guarantees an increasing number of seats for the target event as the tournament draws closer.
A letter signed by four Congressmen has been sent to US Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, asking him to reverse the Office of Legal Counsel´s opinion on the Wire Act that led to the regulation of online gambling in Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.