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, FullFlushPoker.com. 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

Mid-Year Roundup: Best Poker Promotions for Summer 2016

 

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We’re now about midway through the middle month of the year and that means it has already been six months since our last poker promotions roundup. This tends to be the slow time of year for online poker so all the major poker sites really gear things up to keep players interested. There is a lot to look forward to this summer as BetVictor and William Hill are hosting a wide variety of freeroll tournaments, free cash offers and trips to compete in major land-based tournaments. 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

8 New 2016 Poker Promos That Are So Insane They Should Be Illegal

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The whole “new year resolutions” thing is a bit overblown, but I’ve found there is something cathartic in attaching a fresh start to a significant date. So if you’re ready to start fresh, work on that bankroll and play some serious poker, now is as good a time as any to get right to it. And with that in mind, what better way to start 2016 than with a nice poker promotion? Continue reading