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Pros and Cons to Online Poker

Monday, January 7th, 2013 | Poker and Life, Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tips | No Comments

The UIGEA curse Playing poker is  exciting by itself, but playing online poker open more possibilities  than just spending a good time at a real physical poker table with your  friends, and yet you can invite them to join the fun on the Internet.  However the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA)  made illegal gambling for American and American-based financial  institutions that stopped their involvement with gambling sites  including poker rooms, to avoid , money laundering, Read more [...]

Best Online Mobile Poker sites

Friday, September 21st, 2012 | Poker News, Poker Tips | No Comments

Mobile poker is one of the most played games and it offers players some of the best competition. There are a lot of the mobile casinos that make sure to offer poker games for their players. However, the game of poker is so extremely popular that there are also mobile poker sites that are solely dedicated to giving players the chance to enjoy all of the poker they want. If you like the idea of playing poker from anywhere and at anytime, then you want to look for the best online casino to join to play Read more [...]

Full Tilt down due to FBI investigations – the full story

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 | Poker News | 3 Comments

The world of online casino and poker has received a major shock wave a few months ago, with the shutdown of a few major online poker sites. On April 15th, on a day that subsequently became known as Black Friday, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation seized the domain names of a number of US facing poker sites, including Poker Stars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt Poker. There was no warning that there would be a shutdown of these online casino gaming sites and, literally overnight, US online poker Read more [...]

News poker online: Gus Hansen Loses $345k, Clinches Biggest Loser Title

Friday, May 27th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

Here's a summary of the latest poker news Despite his recent losses, Gus Hansen is still one of the biggest overall winners of 2011. Lately though, his good luck seems to have vanished, as he struggles along trying to consolidate his position atop the 2011 leader board. A day ago, he put in another 481-hand effort at Full Tilt Poker, which – unfortunately for him – ended up in quite a substantial loss: he dropped around $345k, in the wake of a weekend outing which saw him pocket $686k. The Read more [...]

Sorel Mizzi, Ilari Sahamies and Vmnielsen win big

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

During the first half of May 2011 both Sorel Mizzi, Ilari Shamies and Vmnielsen had great winning streaks on the online felt. Last week, the high stakes online poker action showed signs of recovering from the lull it had been forced into by the Black Friday events. During the mid-week, the action flared up at PokerStars, which in itself was a bit unusual and possibly a sign of things to come, as the cash game action had always been hotter at Full Tilt Poker. Vmnielsen was at the center of the action Read more [...]

Rui Cao biggest winner in the wake of Black Friday

Saturday, May 7th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

Here's a recap of the high stakes poker action since Black Friday where FBI seized Full Tilt, Poker Stars and absolute poker The toll that Black Friday has taken on the online poker industry becomes more and more obvious every week. This past weekend, the Finns who thus far bore the brunt of the high stakes online poker action, were – for some reason – missing from the tables and that exposed the woeful inability of the industry to fill the nosebleed stakes tables with new players. There was Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 55: The Poker Player’s Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 11 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 2 Event #55: The Poker Player's Championship $50,000 buyin Poker has become a sought-after game for most of casino goers. You may have only heard of No Limit Texas Hold’em poker game as it is the most popular and common poker variation played on prestigious poker tournaments like WSOP. But poker comes in a variety of styles and sizes making it a game of skills and talent. Over time, it has revolutionized Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 58: Main Event No-Limit Hold’em Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 12 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 7 Event #58: Main Event No-Limit Hold'em Championship $10,000 buyin If you are new to poker, you may have only known the most easy and simple poker variation, the No-Limit Hold’em. After all, you may be surprised to know that there are over 50 poker variations out there. That only shows that poker has come a long way since its humble beginnings of just a game of card played within the family. Besides, Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 46: No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 10 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 27 Event #46: No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed Championship $10,000 buyin Millions of people across the world are fascinated and even addicted to poker games. Since its early beginning as a simple family game of card, it eventually turned out to be one of the prestigious casino games done annually. Besides, with the advent of modern technology and internet, you need not go to the casino just to enjoy Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 42: Pot-Limit Omaha Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 9 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 24 Event #42: Pot-Limit Omaha Championship $10,000 buyin If you’re a poker enthusiast, then, you certainly follow everything that has something to do with the game. The best way to enhance your skills and abilities to play poker is observing how experts play their game. The biggest event for poker enthusiasts is the Word Series of Poker which is a show of skills and abilities of professional poker Read more [...]

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