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PartyPoker Signs Dubini, Eyes Partnership with van Gerwen

PartyPoker Signs Dubini, Eyes Partnership with van Gerwen

July 21st, 2017

Popular online poker site PartyPoker has added Richard Dubini, an Argentinian poker professional, to its long list of ambassadors as it looks to increase brand awareness in the South American market. Dubini is one of the most respected and successful players in Argentina, both online and live so most see this as a natural partnership!


888poker Plans to ‘Take Back the Game’ with New Campaign

888poker Plans to ‘Take Back the Game’ with New Campaign

May 18th, 2017

888poker isn't resting on its laurels as it responds to serious concerns about a decline in the reputation and popularity of online poker. In answer to noise in the industry, the brand has invested heavily with a new 'Taking Back The Game' viral campaign, led by a slick television advert and #Buzzkill social media concept!


Round 2: PartyPoker Announces Caribbean Poker Party Part 2

Round 2: PartyPoker Announces Caribbean Poker Party Part 2

May 10th, 2017

If there’s one poker brand that successfully continues to tap into the insatiable appetite for the game, it’s partypoker and its ‘LIVE’ offering. The Caribbean Poker Party Part II, the latest event announced, will touch down in in the Dominican Republic between November 18-25, with a pair of eye-popping contests ready to be taken down!


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.


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