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  • Responses Pour In On Full Tilt Poker License Revocation

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    The shockwaves of yesterday’s decision by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) to revoke the e-gaming license of Full Tilt Poker continue to be felt across the poker world. Following the announcement of the decision by the AGCC – where the executive director of the organization, Andre Wilsenach, said that Full Tilt Poker “fundamentally misled… Read more »


  • PokerStars WCOOP 2011 Schedule Announced

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    As the saying goes, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”  While the online poker industry has been attempting to weather a serious storm over the last few months, one constant still remains: the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP).  The world’s largest online poker room (smaller, but still the largest)… Read more »


  • Tom Dwan Addresses $1 Million Promise

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    On April 19, four days after the U.S. Department of Justice seized the three major online poker rooms, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Phil Galfond turned to Twitter to try and calm the storm. The two poker superstars each guaranteed $1 million from their own pockets if PokerStars and Full Tilt didn’t pay back players, and… Read more »


  • Phil Gordon Dismissed from Full Tilt Poker Class-Action Lawsuit

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    After being included in a class-action lawsuit filed against Full Tilt Poker last month, Phil Gordon immediately went to work to clear his name from any illegal activity involving the embattled company. He hired Maurice Suh of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher of Los Angeles to press a civil suit filed by a group of poker… Read more »


  • Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Full Tilt Poker

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    A class action lawsuit was filed against Full Tilt Poker in the Southern District of New York on Thursday, a move that could potentially delay the return of player funds following the tentative sale of the company to European investors. Plaintiffs Steve Segal, Nick Hammer, Robin Hougdahl, and Todd Terry filed the lawsuit against the… Read more »


  • European Investors Set to Buy Full Tilt Poker

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    Less than 48 hours after having its operating license suspended by the Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC), Full Tilt Poker is reportedly set to sell a majority stake in the company in order to pay back U.S. players that have been waiting anxiously for their money. The Los Angeles Times reported late Thursday evening that… Read more »


  • InterPoker Hosts Bad Beat Jackpot

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    The biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in online poker is underway. It is hosted by InterPoker and sports a massive jackpot of €870,000 ($1,250,000) which officially makes it the largest prize pool ever. All you have to do to win is loose a hand with a four of a kind that are 10s or higher.  The… Read more »


  • Full Tilt Poker: Black Card launches September 30th

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    Keeping up with the times and continuing to deliver on customer satisfaction, Full Tilt are about to unveil their newest innovation: the black card. The Black Card is available to any player that is able to earn 500 Full Tilt points over a 100 day rolling average. Once a player has  achieved this, their Black… Read more »


  • PokerStars: VIP Program Changes

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    Known as the online poker site that listens and looks after its customers, PokerStars has done it again, implementing changes to its VIP club to benefit the players even more. The company is constantly looking at ways to improve and increase member benefits, and they are announcing more changes (effective October 1st) to reward all… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Weekend Tournament Report

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    PokerStars awarded over $15.8 million dollars last Sunday in what proved to be one of the greatest online tournaments we have ever seen. Sunday was the last of the 3 tournaments for the 2010 WCOOP. Kicking off events was event 60, the $215 No Limit Hold’em event with a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 million.… Read more »


  • Party Poker: Declared easiest online poker room

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    It’s always an interesting question to ponder when it comes to deciding which online poker room to play at, where are all the fish? Most players know that the two biggest sites online, PokerStars and Full Tilt, in comparison to every other operating poker room, contain the least fish and tend to have the hardest… Read more »


  • Cake Poker: Satellites to Aussie Millions

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    The Aussie Millions is one of the most prestigious poker tournaments hosted in the Southern Hemisphere. Held in the luxurious Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, this event brings all tournament players from all around the world to compete for millions of dollars. The first official Aussie Millions was in 2001 where 40 players spent AUD$5,000… Read more »


  • PokerStars: 50 Billionth Hand Celebrations

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    On Wednesday, September 22nd, PokerStars dealt their 50 Billionth hand. Twitter and Facebook were advertising constantly as the moment was building up to this milestone. After the third to last milestone, the 49,998,000,000th hand, the PokerStars cash tables filled up exponentially. There was barely a seat available as all players were trying to sit on… Read more »


  • Full Tilt Poker: MiniFTOPS XVII wrapped up

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    Full Tilts MiniFTOPS XVII is complete with some massive pay-outs made for pretty small buy-ins. Some on the most noteworthy events were: Event 16, the 2nd most expensive tournament of the series, the $109 No Limit Hold’em tournament had 4,011 entrants creating a prize pool of $401,100, over $100,000 more than the initial guarantee. The… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Weekend Tournament Report

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    The second weekend of the WCOOP series had 5 events, paying out over a cool $6.6 million. Saturday’s action started with event 38, the $530 No Limit Hold’em Heads Up tournament. 943 entrants came to play, creating a prize pool of $471,500 and leaving $128,500 to PokerStars to meet the guarantee of $600,000. Day one… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Approaching 50 Billion Hands

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    It was only ten months ago when PokerStars celebrated their 40 billionth hand being dealt and now they are about to deal their 50 billionth hand. As the site has historically done, the 50 billionth hand and milestone hands leading up to it are packed with rewards for players. Starting from hand number 49,700,000,000 and… Read more »


  • BODOG: Poker Open V

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    Get ready tournament players, because we’re just two weeks away from the fifth installment of the Bodog Poker Open Championship Series. With this series there will be two forms of tournament schedules, the primary being a “Championship Series” which hosts eight events with buy-ins ranging from $33 up to $500. The second schedule is the… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Weekend Tournament Report

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    The weekend had 4 WCOOP events running, which paid out a cool $6.5 million. Action started off with event 19, the $109 No Limit Hold’em tournament with 10 minute blind levels. With 11,085 players, PokerStars put up the additional $141,500 to meet the guaranteed prize pool of $1.25 million. The 10 minute blind levels created… Read more »


  • Full Tilt Poker: MiniFTOPS XVII Action Rages On

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    The MiniFTOPS has had a steep increase in popularity, as shown when event one of the series exceeded its guaranteed prize pool by almost 100%. The $22 buy-in No Limit Hold’em event had a field of 14,938 players getting close to a $300,000 guarantee. The event saw a 4way deal made at the final table… Read more »


  • PokerStars: LAPT Grand Final in Argentina

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    Rosario, Argentina is this year’s home to the Grand Final of the Latin America Poker Tour (LAPT). The $5,000 tournament which takes place in the City Centre Casino in Rosario will be running from 23rd – 26th September. Players will experience one of the best tournament structures (with a starting stack of 20,000 in chips… Read more »


  • Party Poker: World Open VI Heats Underway

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    The heats to decide who will be at the final table of the Party Poker World Open VI are underway. Three have been completed with another three to come. This year’s tournament has 48 entrants investing $10,000 for their shot at the prize pool of $480,000, with a reserved $200,000 for first place. Each winner… Read more »


  • Full Tilt Poker: MiniFTOPS XVII about to start

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    With FTOPS XVII in the books, we are now moments away from starting the MiniFTOPS series. The series is tailored to suit players with any bankroll, giving everyone a chance to make a big win and get a huge return of their investment. With buy-ins ranging from as little as $11 and up to $216… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Weekend Tournament Report

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    The regular Sunday schedule wasn’t on this weekend, due to the much anticipated 9th annual WCOOP kicking off. PokerStars was full of  professional players online on Sunday. We saw the first 3 events kick off Sunday: * $215 6max No Limit Hold’em * $10,300 High Rollers No Limit Hold’em * $215 No Limit Hold’em Event… Read more »


  • Full Tilt Poker: durrrr VS Jungleman12 update

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    It has been less than two weeks and the second durrrr challenge is already over 10% completed. There is no doubt that the progress is much better than the first challenge which is between Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius. That one has been running for over 19 months now. Recapping the fundamental rules of… Read more »


  • PokerStars: Weekend Tournament Report

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    Action this Sunday was fast and furious with the Sunday Warm-Up attracting 4,236 players – an increase of over 250 players from last week’s event – which created a prize pool of $847,200. After 10 hours of play the tournament awarded “ShiFtYFiNGeR” $132,950 for 1st place. The final table results were: 1st place – ShiFtYFiNGeR… Read more »


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