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PartyPoker Pushes MILLIONS Tournament Prize to £5 Million

PartyPoker Pushes MILLIONS Tournament Prize to £5 Million

April 10th, 2017

Although things might be a bit frosty between Russia and the rest of the world right now, that isn’t stopping PartyPoker from hosting its latest tournament there. Fresh from its successful PartyPoker Million Main Event in March, the company will be returning to the Sochi Resort and Casino in September with a guaranteed prize pool of $5 million!


Supreme Court Gives Phil Ivey Permission to Appeal

Supreme Court Gives Phil Ivey Permission to Appeal

March 15th, 2017

The man many consider to be the best poker player in the world, Phil Ivey, will get one final chance to claim the £7.7 million taken from home by London's Crockfords Casino. The complex case has dragged on for almost five years, but Ivey is hoping the Supreme Court will overturn all previous decisions and award him a seven-figure baccarat haul he won back in 2012!


888poker Renews Sponsorship of the World Series of Poker

888poker Renews Sponsorship of the World Series of Poker

March 15th, 2017

888poker has revealed that it will be again sponsoring the world’s largest poker event, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), for a third consecutive year. Thousands of poker players are taking part, eager to win a spot at this year’s contest at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Vegas, which starts on Tuesday 30 May!


Virginia Senate Moves to Confirm Poker as Game of Skill

Virginia Senate Moves to Confirm Poker as Game of Skill

February 14th, 2017

While many in the United States have been focused on the Senate confirmation hearings in Washington D.C. for Donald Trump’s controversial choices for Attorney General and Education Secretary of America, there was something else even more profound happening in the neighbouring senate in Virginia... the reclassification of poker as a game of skill!


Brains vs AI: Professional Poker Players Dominated by Artificial Intelligence

Brains vs AI: Professional Poker Players Dominated by Artificial Intelligence

February 1st, 2017

The 'Brains vs Artificial Intelligence' no-limit hold'em tournament featured 80,000 hands between some of the greatest professional poker players and Libratus, the latest Artificial Intelligence from the minds at Carnegie Mellon University. Libratus absolutely dominated the heralded players which included Dong Kim, Jason Les and Daniel McAulay to name a few. But what does this AI domination mean for the world of online poker?


Twitch Star Parker "TonkaaaaP" Talbot Signs with 888poker

Twitch Star Parker "TonkaaaaP" Talbot Signs with 888poker

February 1st, 2017

Forget the slightly daft moniker, Parker "TonkaaaaP" Talbot is one of the finest poker players currently on the circuit, and as such it is a huge coup on the part of 888poker to confirm his signing as a brand ambassador. As one of the largest online poker sites on the planet, 888poker have made it their mission to partner with some of the game’s biggest stars!


Poker-Star Phil Ivey Forced to Repay $10.1m in Edge Sorting Case

Poker-Star Phil Ivey Forced to Repay $10.1m in Edge Sorting Case

January 9th, 2017

Professional poker player Phil Ivey has been ordered to repay more than $10 million in winnings after a judge ruled that he and his partner breached the rules of baccarat at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City in 2012. Ivey and fellow player Cheng Yin Sun acquired $9.6 million during four separate sessions of mini-baccarat over the year, using a method called edge sorting, which the casino claimed violates state casino gambling regulations.


What is the New Six Plus Hold'em and Where Can You Play?

What is the New Six Plus Hold'em and Where Can You Play?

December 22nd, 2016

Six Plus Hold’em is an exciting new spin on the conventional Texas Hold’em poker game. The most fundamental difference between Six Plus Hold’em and most other popular variants is that cards 2, 3, 4 and 5 are removed from the deck, leaving only 36 cards instead of the standard 52. And that's not the only interesting aspect of the game; read on for more info on the newest online poker game and where to find it!


888poker Offers Social Media Promotions You Don’t Want to Miss

888poker Offers Social Media Promotions You Don’t Want to Miss

October 27th, 2016

Are you one of the 300 million tweeters or one billion ‘facebookers’ worldwide? Do you enjoy a spot of poker action when you have the chance? Do you want the chance to play in huge $1000 prize tournaments curated by one of the finest platforms in the business, just for sending a tweet or liking them on Facebook If you’ve answered in the affirmative to this trio of questions, then stop what you’re doing and read on...


888poker to Provide Online Satellites for WSOP Brazil

888poker to Provide Online Satellites for WSOP Brazil

October 18th, 2016

888poker has revealed it will partner with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit to run online satellites ahead of an upcoming tournament in Brazil. From now until 20 October 2016, players can enter satellites on the 888poker Network for the chance to play their way into the main tournament.


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