Poker News

Americas Cardroom, PokerStars Prepare to Launch Short Deck Poker

Americas Cardroom and PokerStars will soon be launching separate versions of “Short Deck Poker,” also known as “Six Plus Hold’em.”

WPN to Host Two Million Dollar Events on Sunday Sept. 2

Online poker is alive and well in the US at the Winning Poker Network (WPN) as two Million Dollar Sunday tournaments will be played this Sunday.

Ignition Adds 14 Tourneys for Labor Day Including $75K Main Event

Ignition Poker and Bovada Poker on the Pai Wang Luo Poker Network will host 14 additional poker tournaments, including a $75,000 guaranteed Main Event.

888 Poker ChampionChips Series Returns With $175,000 GTD

888 poker’s ChampionChips Series is set for September 2-9 2018 and features $175,000 in guaranteed prize money over 18 events, with entry fees as low as $1.

Americas Cardroom: Free Poker Money. No Deposit Required!

Americas Cardroom is giving new players a time-limited opportunity get their hands on some free poker money with no deposit required.

PokerStars Reports 90% Success Rate Versus Bots and Collusion

PokerStars is very vigilant about combating nefarious behavior and reports that its success rate at thwarting collusion and bot use by players is 90%.

Party Poker Adds “Click Cards” to Suite of POWERFEST Promos

Party Poker’s POWERFEST just became more valuable at no extra cost with the addition of a Click Cards promotion that will dole out free tournament tickets.

PokerStars Rakes $217 Million in Q2 Poker Revenue

World’s top real money poker site released its financials for the Q2 of 2018, $217 million in poker revenue, resulting in a 6.9% year over year increase.

Online Poker Players Refunded After DDOS Attacks

A recent spate of incidents that were reported as both DDoS attacks and technical difficulties were suffered by popular online poker sites over the last few days, forcing the cancellation of tournaments. Players can rest assured that the poker rooms affected will dutifully provide refunds.

Party Poker $60 Million POWERFEST is Site’s Biggest Series Ever

The schedule has been released for Party Poker’s ninth installment of its popular POWERFEST series, which will be the poker room’s biggest ever online tournament festival. More than $60 million in guaranteed prize money will be doled out over 670 events running from September 2-23, 2018.

Recreational Poker Players Get Level Playing Field With “Seat Me”

A common complaint among recreational online poker players is being preyed upon by pros that seek them out and sit at their tables. That practice of “bumhunting” is eliminated with a “Seat Me” automated seating system that places players at tables according to their desired stake levels and table size.

PokerStars MicroMillions Features Small Buy-Ins and Big Prizes

PokerStars has released the schedule of its newest MicroMillions series that will run from July 16 through 29 and feature 121 events. The low buy-ins and huge prize pools make the festival a must play for tournament poker players of every skill level, from rookies on up to established grinders.

888poker Grand Hand Promo Awarding Mega Cash Prizes Daily

A fun new promotion called The Grand Hand was launched recently at 888poker that awards cash and prizes to players simply for winning a hand while holding certain hole cards. The specific hole cards needed to win the prizes will change on a daily basis and are known as the “Hand of the Day.”

Bovada Hosts World Cup Freeroll with $10K Vegas Trip to Winner

With the FIFA World Cup about to kick off in Russia, Bovada is allowing players to get in the game with special World Cup Freeroll tournaments that will reward winners with a bunch of cash prizes, including the grand prize of an all expenses paid trip for two to Las Vegas valued at $10,000.

Party Poker Revamps Satellite Schedule for Power Series

A key sign of a good poker site is one that listens to feedback from its players and then makes positive changes from the information received. Party Poker has done exactly that, and the result is a new and improved satellite schedule designed to enhance player options for the ongoing Power Series.

PokerStars Spin & Goal Offers Prizes Up To $1 Million For Free

In advance of the 2018 FIFA World Cup that kicks off later this month, PokerStars has launched a new Spin & Goal promo that’s destined to make some new millionaires on its popular Spin & Go tables. You can win up to $1 million without risking a penny!