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?
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!
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.
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!
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...
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.
June 16th, 2016
888poker keeps the streak of signing high-profile ambassadors alive with the signing of Chris Moorman, considered by many the most successful online poker tournament player in the world. Moorman joins the likes of Kara Scott and former World Cup champ Denilson as 888poker ambassadors who recently signed on.
April 18th, 2016
Grosvenor Poker's popular GUKPT Reading festival is set to get underway on 17th April, much to the delight of poker fans across the UK. If you're raring to compete, you can still get in on the action courtesy of some last-minute satellites.
March 29th, 2016
The 888poker family has been extended once again – this time with a World Cup winner. Denilson has inked a deal with the platform that will see him take part in a number of events worldwide as the brand seeks to enhance its appeal with yet another high-profile signing from the world of football.
March 22nd, 2016
The 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is on the horizon. One player who'll be stepping into the spotlight to compete for a coveted bracelet this summer is Grosvenor qualifier known simply as 'Troy'. Originally from Bournemouth, but currently studying psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, 23-year-old student Troy landed the dream trip to Vegas without really knowing what he was letting himself in for.