PKR Closed Indefinitely; Cites “Financial Difficulties”

The website of established poker site PKR shut down without warning or explanation earlier this week. Players were left in the dark until a statement by network operator MPN went out explaining that PKR had asked MPN to suspend its games until further notice. According to MPN, PKR is dealing with financial difficulties and will remain closed indefinitely after applying for an administration order. Continue reading

Reassuring Notice Posted on Full Flush Poker Domain – Buyer Beware

The ongoing Full Flush Poker saga took another turn last week after a cryptic but hope-instilling message was published on the old Full Flush domain, The message claims that “a group of concerned affiliates and online poker sites” purchased the domain via auction and are currently working on working out a solution to repay the funds lost by victims of Full Flush Poker. Continue reading

Predicting What a Donald Trump Presidency Means for Online Poker


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The long and contentious 2016 election season has come to an end and the United States has a new President. Donald J. Trump will assume the highest office of the land on 20 January, 2017. Already, there has been great speculation regarding what he will do once he takes office and whether or not he will live up to his campaign promises. Continue reading

Poker Training Sites: Are They Worth the Money?

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If you play poker and dream of making a serious income, it is nearly inevitable that at one point you will ask yourself whether or not it is worth the money to join a paid poker training site. You may have even visited a few training websites, noticed that they feature content from well-known pros and wondered if maybe it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to pony up the cash. Continue reading

PokerStars Announces Turn-Based “Duel” Poker Game

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PokerStars has revealed a new heads-up format for mobile devices that allows players to take as long as they want between hands. It’s called Duel and instead of 30-second time banks, you and your opponent can each take as long as you want (well, up to a day or two) to make your decisions. You can hop on, make a few decisions and then check back later when it’s your turn to act. Continue reading