Poker News

Winning Poker Network Upgrades Software in Multiple Phases

The USA-friendly Winning Poker Network (WPN) rolled out a software update on Monday, May 20 that continues to be a work in progress toward completion.

BetOnline Poker Hosts New $15,000 Weekly Cash Race

A new leaderboard race that pays out $15,000 to the top 100 finishers every week, including $2,500 for first place, begins this Sunday at BetOnline Poker.

BetOnline Poker Rolls Out Six Plus Hold’em Cash Games

The latest poker site to launch the exciting poker variant Six Plus Hold’em is US-facing BetOnline Poker. The variant is now available on the cash game tables.

888 Poker XL Inferno Series 2019: $1.4 Million GTD

888 Poker has announced that it will host its XL Inferno Series next month with combined guarantees of $1.4 million, a sharp decline from last year’s edition.

China Stops Licensing Social Poker Video Games

In an effort to put the kibosh on illegal online gambling, China has put new rules in place that forbid issuing licenses to makers of social poker video games.

Party Poker to Ban HUDS, Require New Screen Names

In an effort to create a balanced poker site for players of all skill levels, Party Poker will ban third-party software that gives users an edge over others.

Ignition Poker Redesigns Tables for Sleek and Smooth Play

Ignition Casino has rolled out a software update in its poker room that includes redesigned poker tables that markedly improves the poker playing experience.

Americas Cardroom Bans Bots and Pays Out $175K in Refunds

US-facing poker site Americas Cardroom has declared a war on bots, instituting a new policy aimed at banning bot accounts and reimbursing affected players.

Party Poker Takes Aim at Bots and Cheating, Pays Out $734K

A revamped Party Poker Fraud Team has closed 277 accounts tied to players using bots and has reimbursed affected players $734,852.15 as a result.

Two Straight Flushes in Same Hand at $375K Bad Beat Jackpot

There was a rare occurrence at a Bad Beat Jackpot table at an Iowa poker room when two players both made a straight flush, one hand higher than the other.

Party Poker Crowns First Diamond Club Elite Player

After 58 days of grinding SPINS games at Party Poker, “sp0ubledy” became the first member of the new Diamond Club Elite tier of the poker room’s VIP program.

Party Poker Launches Short Deck Poker on Cash Game Tables

The Six Plus Hold’em poker craze has reached Party Poker as the growing poker room added the variant to its offerings under the name of “SHORTDECK”.

888 Poker New Software Launch Both Criticized and Applauded

The launch of new software at 888 Poker has been met with both praise and criticism from players, which is par for the course in the online poker industry.

BetOnline $50,000 NCAA Tournament Bracket Madness Contest

BetOnline is running a special NCAA Bracket Madness Contest that’s worth $50,000 to the top 20 finishers and $10,000 for the first place winner.

Party Poker SPINSTORM Offers Cash Prizes and SPINS Tickets

An exciting new promotion called SPINSTORM has just been launched at Party Poker that allows players to win freeroll tickets and up to $1,500 in bonus cash.

888 Poker Announces XL Blizzard Series with $1.7 Million GTD

A new edition of 888 Poker’s XL Blizzard Series will take place in April and feature less expensive buy-ins, larger guarantees and $1.7 million in prize money.