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!
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!
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!
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!
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.