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!
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!
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!
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.