Poker News

Here you find the latest online poker news.

Intertops Poker Announces Independence Day Event

Intertops Poker has announced it will be hosting a special Independence Day event on Wednesday 4th July with a $2,000 guaranteed prize pool. Players can buy-in directly into the event for just $38.50, or qualify for the event via three-times-daily satellites or two “Last Chance” hyper-turbo satellites.

BetOnline Makes Significant Changes to Cash Race

BetOnline Poker has made significant changes to its Cash Race promotion which will give recreational players more opportunities to benefit from the promotion as well as making it easier for the site to identify cheats and bots. But watch out for those pesky Terms and Conditions if you intend taking part in this promo.

Qualify Now for Ignition Poker’s Biggest Payday Yet

This coming Sunday, Ignition Poker is hosting a “Biggest Payday Yet” tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $250,000. Satellites are running throughout the week to qualify as many players as possible into the event, and there is also a two-stage Sit & Go satellite program operating around the clock.

WPN to Host $3 Million BOSS Series next Month

The Winning Poker Network´s Bigger Online Super Series (BOSS) is making a standalone return next month, with a colossal twenty-six events over eight days guaranteeing more than $3 million in prize money – including a $1 million guaranteed Main Event on Sunday July 15th.

Michigan Online Gambling Bill Approved by House

Late last night, Michigan´s House of Representatives approved Brandt Iden´s Lawful Internet Gaming Act by a margin of 68 to 40. Due to the summer recess, the Bill will not be debated by the Senate until September – giving supporters of the Bill time to overcome tribal, legal and financial concerns.

Win a Trip to Vegas in Bovada Poker´s World Cup Freeroll

Bovada Poker is offering players the opportunity to win an “all-expenses-paid” trip for two to Las Vegas plus thousands of dollars in cash prizes and tournament entry tickets, and all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a prize is place a bet on any World Cup soccer match before July 7th.

Repeal of PASPA Not Helping Efforts to Regulate iGaming

Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court of the United States found the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) unconstitutional. The repeal of PASPA, it was speculated, would prompt a flood of online gambling legislation. But, so far, the repeal of PASPA seems to have created more problems than it has solved.

Register Your Nomination for the 2018 WSOP Hall of Fame

The WSOP is inviting members of the public to nominate who they believe should be inducted into the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame in 2018. Although worthy candidates may be a bit thin on the ground this year, you will have to decide quickly who to give your vote to as the nomination process is likely to close soon.

Roberts the Big Winner in WPN´s May Live Cage Event

The second of the Winning Poker Network´s Live Cage events took place this past weekend in Costa Rica. In total, thirteen of the twenty-eight players who took their seats in the Cage survived the two days of action – including WSOP-bound Jeff Gross, who described the Live Cage as a “great event”.

Player-Friendly Changes Brought In at BetOnline Poker

BetOnline Poker has made some significant changes to its cash games and tournaments in order to make the site more welcoming for recreational players. The cash game changes in particular will contribute towards a better experience and increase the chances of cashing in the weekly leaderboard competition.

Selected WPN Sites Offering Summer Reload Bonus

Selected sites on the Winning Poker Network are offering players the opportunity to reload their accounts and take advantage of a 50% Summer Reload Bonus. The promotion runs from this Friday May 18th up until the launch of the Winning Poker Network´s new summer schedule next Wednesday May 23rd.